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Help your patients get a date

July 12, 2012

Maybe they’re still trying to find the nerve to ask their crush out, or maybe their Valentine’s Day date is already set. Either way, your patients want to look their best come Feb. 14. Luckily for them, you can help.

Sign up for Dr. Ed McLaren 2-day workshop

March 21, 2012

On Friday and Saturday, April 16-17, Dr. Ed McLaren will hold a 2-day workshop at LSK 121 Midwest Training Center in Naperville, IL entitled, "Anterior and Posterior Etchable Ceramic Restorations…from Beginning to End."

The biological approach

March 21, 2012

Dr. Matthew Young’s West Hendersonville, N.C., practice is free of many things that can be commonly found in many dental offices. He practices without fluoride, without the use of any latex products and does not place any mercury amalgam fillings.

Health professionals petition FTC for relief from red flags rules

March 21, 2012

CHICAGO – In light of a recent federal court decision, four national organizations representing dentists, physicians and veterinarians called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today to exclude health professionals from controversial new regulation intended to combat identity theft.

NCOHF reaches 1 million children

March 21, 2012

With February being recognized as National Children’s Dental Health Month, this is a good time each year to raise awareness of the importance of good oral health in kids. But it’s also a good time to recognize achievements like those accomplished by the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.

Jerry Adams named GM/VP of NevinLabs Div.

March 21, 2012

DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, recently announced the appointment of Gerard “Jerry” Adams to General Manager/VP for its NevinLabs™ division. 

Ashtel Dental, 7 Day Dental donate 20,000 toothbrushes to Haiti

March 21, 2012

The donation was given to the Giving Children Hope Foundation last week when Ashtel Dental and 7 Day Dental heard of the foundation’s plans to send them to the children in Haiti that had lost their homes and their families in the earthquake.

Chicago Midwinter condenses to three days

March 21, 2012

While the centerpiece Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting may be a day shorter, the schedule of collateral dental industry happenings remains as full as ever. With plenty of opportunities to learn from leading experts on materials, equipment, technology, and business operations; chances to view and test the newest innovations for restorative and cosmetic dentistry; and networking options to exchange ideas with colleagues, you’ll need to plan you days carefully to take full advantage of your time in Sweet Home Chicago. Main Course

Implant evolution and CEREC technology

March 21, 2012

February 2010 | Dental Products Report Clinical 360° : implant technology The take-aways Since thier earliest days, implants have improved immensely in durability, quality and esthetics. The ability to create custom abutments via CAD/CAM systems such as Sirona's CEREC makes it possible for dentists to quickly create affordable implants with high esthetics. Implant evolution and CEREC technology

Am I glowing yet?

March 21, 2012

Diagnostic imaging-especially the stunning 3-dimensional pictures provided by cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans-offers incomparable advantages to dentists planning and delivering a wide range of treatments, but the scans do involve exposing patients to small but not-insignificant amounts of radiation.

Help your patients get a date

March 21, 2012

Maybe they’re still trying to find the nerve to ask their crush out, or maybe their Valentine’s Day date is already set. Either way, your patients want to look their best come Feb. 14. Luckily for them, you can help.

Implant evolution and CEREC technology

March 21, 2012

February 2010 | Dental Products Report Clinical 360° : implant technology The take-aways Since thier earliest days, implants have improved immensely in durability, quality and esthetics. The ability to create custom abutments via CAD/CAM systems such as Sirona's CEREC makes it possible for dentists to quickly create affordable implants with high esthetics. Implant evolution and CEREC technology

Atlantis abutment now available for NobelActive implants

March 21, 2012

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Astra Tech, leading provider of comprehensive solutions for dental implant therapy, is pleased to announce the expansion of Atlantis™ Abutment options to include the NobelActive™ NP 3.5 and RP 4.3, 5.0 implants for North American customers.

Adult products made kid-friendly

March 21, 2012

Getting children interested in their oral health isn’t easy, but it’s important. If they develop good oral hygiene habits at a young age, they’re more likely to take those habits with them to adulthood.

SoftLase Pro Family lasers recalled

March 21, 2012

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recalled all SoftLase Pro Dental Lasers manufactured by Pleasant Hill, CA-based Zap Lasers LLC. All 1,375 SoftLase Lasers in commerce require several upgrades stemming from problems associated with a missing remote interlock connector, emission delay, user guide labels and locations, and calibration procedures and schedule.

Late night with America's funniest dentist, Dr. Dan Greenstein

March 21, 2012

Dr. Dan Greenstein has been making those who work in saliva laugh since 1989. The GP from Boca Raton, FL saw his stand-up career take off after gaining exposure from television's America's Funniest People. "I was a winner on America's Funniest People in 1991, which led to a lot of local publicity in the local newspapers, including the Miami Herald," explains Greenstein.

Added sugar in raisin cereals increases acidity of dental plaque

March 21, 2012

Elevated dental plaque is a risk factor tat contributes to cavities in children. But eating bran flakes with raisins containing no added sugar does not promote more acid in dental plaque than bran flakes alone, according to new research at the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Studies have shown that raisins are rapidly cleared from the surface fo the teeth just like apples, bananas and chocolate.