BruxZir reaches five-year mark [VIDEO]

July 29, 2014

Glidewell Laboratories has announced that BruxZir® Solid Zirconia crowns and bridges have passed the five-year mark in clinical usage, and have reached this milestone with over five million units prescribed by U.S. dentists.

NOMAD reaches milestone with 15,000th handheld X-ray system sold

July 29, 2014

AribexTM, Inc. has announced the sale of its 15,000th NOMADTM handheld X-ray system. Since its creation in 2004, NOMAD has quickly climbed to the top of the intra-oral X-ray market and recently became a proud brand of the Kavo Kerr Group. The device’s breakthrough technology has revolutionized intra-oral X-ray, and now it has become mainstream in the world of dentistry.

How one dentist received 2nd Year EHR incentive funds

July 16, 2014

As many of you know there is a federal EHR incentive program available, which compensates eligible dental providers up to $63,750 for both acquisition and use of a certified dental EHR program. There is some skepticism by the dental provider community that the federal EHR incentives will actually be paid out.

BasicBites chocolate-flavored dental chews help maintain healthy teeth

July 15, 2014

A dream come “chew” for your teeth?  Researchers at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine and Ortek Therapeutics, Inc. have developed a chocolate-flavored soft chew that is actually beneficial for your teeth. BasicBites™ is a sugar-free chewy that helps maintain healthy teeth by supporting the normal acid-base (pH) levels that exist on tooth surfaces while coating the teeth with a mineral source.

DEXIS donates digital imaging solutions to Noor Foundation’s Clinic

July 13, 2014

DEXIS has donated a DEXIS Platinum intra-oral digital sensor, DEXIS Imaging Suite and related image management software to the Noor Foundation’s Dental Clinic, a volunteer-based, non-profit organization that provides free dental services for those in its community who might otherwise go without care.

Stratasys hitting the road with the “3DRV” tour

July 08, 2014

Stratasys Ltd., which specializes in 3D printing and additive manufacturing solutions, is co-sponsoring a coast-to-coast 3D printing road show based out of a recreational vehicle called the “3DRV.” The 3DRV will tour the United States to explore how 3D printing and additive manufacturing are changing the way things are designed and manufactured and the possible implications for business and society at large.   

5 Reasons to Buy EDS Ultrasonic Tips

July 07, 2014

Want to make endodontic techniques more cost effective, predictable and quicker? Try out Essential Dental System’s Ultrasonic Tip introductory Kit that offers significant advantages over other.

Ivoclar Vivadent hosts 2nd International Expert Symposium in London

July 07, 2014

Endorsed by the King’s College London Dental Institute, Ivoclar Vivadent recently hosted the International Expert Symposium ‘The Quality of Esthetics’ in London. World-renowned specialists discussed the latest materials and advanced clinical concepts to an audience of 750 delegates.