How to seamlessly manage difficult cases with Nobel Biocare's workflow solution [VIDEO]

April 27, 2015

In mid-June, 2,000 dental professionals gathered in New York City to attend the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium. The Dental Products Report team went to the Symposium to hear about Nobel Biocare’s new product offerings, their new workflow solution, a brand-new portal for professional cooperation and charity.

How to grow your practice under the new healthcare plan [VIDEO]

November 06, 2013

There’s a lot of confusion regarding what the new healthcare plan means. But to be prepared, Stephanie Pietrantonio Lodding, RDH, tells you how to get your practice prepared so it can grow under the new plan.

The Pride Institute's 2013-2014 "Best of Class" list brims with innovators

October 28, 2013

Opportunities to recognize excellence seem few and far between. When the moments do present themselves, it can seem like the requirement is to find something good to say about everything and everyone. To call out one person or one product as “greater than” is somehow impolite. Now in its fifth year, Pride Institute’s “Best of Class” technology awards have never been about being polite, but rather, being honest about the technology rapidly reshaping the GP’s approach to practice management and patient care.

How to choose the right curing light [VIDEO]

August 14, 2013

In this episode of “Product Review with John and Lou: Tips, Tricks and Truth,” Drs. John Flucke and Lou Graham discuss what you need to know about curing lights, and how to choose the right product.

The SCANORA® 3Dx 3D imaging system offers versatility atop a wealth of other features [VIDEO]

August 08, 2013

Outfitted with panoramic capability, the versatile SCANORA 3Dx 3D imaging system by SOREDEX can reportedly produce detailed, high resolution, localized images for endo or periodontics, or full skull images for orthodontics and OMS orthognathic surgery.

The Spartan Wave™ Piezo Ultrasonic Unit offers power and versatility in a compact design

July 31, 2013

The Spartan Wave Piezo Ultrasonic Unit by Obtura Spartan Endodontics reportedly offers a complete system for root canal preparations, gutta percha condensation, and retrograde preparations, as well as scaling, root planning and more.

VIDEO REVIEW: Demi Ultra Ultracapacitor Curing Light is a game changer

July 31, 2013

After using it clinically for three weeks, DPR Technology Editor Dr. Flucke recently reviewed Kerr’s new Demi Ultra Ultracapacitor Curing Light, praising the device’s durability, lifespan, quick charging capability, and more.

Learn about the advances and growth opportunities in prosthetics [VIDEO]

July 31, 2013

Want to learn how dental prosthetics can help you grow your career and practice? You can get firsthand, expert guidance from Dr. Terri Alani during this year’s DenMat Destination Education Event in Las Vegas, Nev.

Beware the unclaimed funds audit

July 29, 2013

In this month’s From the Office Manager’s Desk column, Jill Nesbitt describes her practice’s experience with an unclaimed funds audit and explains why it’s important for every practice to have an organized system to handle patient refunds.

Whitening Tips: How to handle patient tooth sensitivity [VIDEO]

July 26, 2013

Dr. Sam Halabo, general dentist from San Diego, Calif., says whitening can lead to patients accepting additional needed and cosmetic dental procedures down the road. Whitening opens the door to a more successful practice.  

The 5 most common hiring mistakes that are hurting your practice

July 23, 2013

In this new practice management column, Penny Limoli of Limoli and Associates shares tips and advice to help your dental practice thrive. This month, she kicks off the series with advice to help ensure you hire the right people who can help make that happen.

Bisco’s TheraCal LC®: How its chemistry and bioactivity is leading the market in liners [VIDEO]

July 22, 2013

In this episode of “Product Review with John and Lou: Tips, Tricks and Truth,” Drs. John Flucke and Lou Graham discuss what you need to know about Bisco’s Thercal LC® and how its chemistry and bio-compatibility are helping the product make waves in the dental market.

3rd annual AAOSH gathering in Las Vegas shines a light on the oral-systemic connection [VIDEO]

July 22, 2013

The 3rd annual Scientific Session of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health on September 20th to 22nd at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada features internationally recognized dental and medical experts sharing the newest research on the connection between oral and overall health.

How to add custom hues to implant screws with Zirkozahn’s Titanium Spectral-Colouring Anodizers

July 17, 2013

With Zirkonzahn’s new Titanium Spectral-Colouring Anodizers, laboratories can colorize metal bases and screws, allowing technicians to avoid the greyish shadowing that regularly occurs in silver implant screws, zirconia bridges on titan bars and individual zirconia abutments.

How to use Scotchbond™ Universal Adhesive for veneers [VIDEO]

July 16, 2013

Each week, DPR explores a different dental technique how to with our Technique Geek series. You can get each Technique Geek in your inbox for free here. We feature video techniques of a product in use, offering step-by-step examples of clinical success.

Zolar Technology announces Photon Series Diode Laser U.S. market launch

July 15, 2013

Zolar Technology & Mfg Co. Inc. has announced it has received FDA clearance of its exciting new Soft Tissue Dental Laser - Photon (3w) and Photon plus (10w) adding one of the most innovative products in the dental laser industry.

AAFE partners with Yankee Dental Congress for live patient course

July 12, 2013

The American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) has announced its partnership with the Yankee Dental Congress 2014 in order to offer a live patient course for dental professionals in the use of Botox and Dermal Fillers for esthetic and therapeutic treatments. 

What are the latest trends in dental digital marketing? [VIDEO]

July 10, 2013

By analyzing survey responses from more than 1,700 dental professionals, a new report from 1-800-DENTIST offers valuable insights on the digital marketing techniques dental offices use to grow their practices.

Kerr's Demi Ultra revolutionizes approach to dental curing

July 09, 2013

Kerr’s new Demi Ultra LED Ultracapacitor Curing Light System features revolutionary U-40 Ultracapacitor technology said to re-energize to full power in under 40 seconds, offering optimal convenience. While ultracapacitors are similar to traditional batteries in many ways, they do work differently. In addition to re-energizing quickly, they are able to maintain their energy capacity year after year. For the dentist, this means more convenience, efficiency and reliability.