Dental Products Report-2014-03-01

Dental Products Report

Q&A with Dr. Jack Ringer, president of the AACD: Trends in cosmetic dentistry and universal adhesives

April 12, 2014

I recently had the opportunity to ask Dr. Jack Ringer, president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), what trends he sees in cosmetic dentistry and what role universal adhesives might play in advancing the specialty. 

How to restore root caries with ACTIVA BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVE material [VIDEO]

May 12, 2014

Every restorative dentist will be, at some point, faced with a patient that presents with root caries apical to an existing crown margin. The choice is whether to remove the existing crown and additional decay and replace the crown, or to attempt to directly restore the affected area without crown replacement.

DPR tech editor gives thumbs up to the DEXIS CariVu transilluminator

October 17, 2014

For years now, dentistry has been diagnosing, for the most part, interproximal decay in pretty much the exact same way. Since the introduction of the concept of the bitewing radiograph, the process of locating and diagnosing decay between the teeth has only gone through minor changes.

Patient Perspective: How DENTSPLY Caulk's TPH Spectra™ saved one woman's tooth

May 05, 2014

The snowy morning before Thanksgiving, Mary Cook was mentally preparing for the next day. Cooking was the main concern, along with getting the complete grocery list and thinking about who all was attending the holiday gathering. These were the things rushing through her head as she began to brush her teeth that morning.