TOP DENTAL NEWS
Dental 'therapists' fill holes: Part II
November 13, 2007 -- Can a high-school graduate with two years training do much of what a dentist does? Most dentists would say not. But the federal government is already assuming they can.  Discuss
Materialise and Nobel Biocare square off
November 13, 2007 -- Materialise N.V. and Materialise Dental N.V., manufacturer of 3D implant planning systems have filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Biocare, AB and its U.S. subsidiary Nobel Biocare U.S.A. LLC in the Central District of California.  Discuss
Show me the money!
November 12, 2007 -- Getting paid by insurers and patients needn't be a chore. Here's how.  Discuss
Mercury goes to trial
November 12, 2007 -- What is the FDA's role in determining dental mercury's harmful impact on the environment? Why doesn't the FDA implement a rule proposed in 2002 that calls to classify mercury tooth fillings under the medical devices regulations?  Discuss
More kids visiting the dentist
November 12, 2007 -- The proportion of American youths who visit the dentist regularly has edged up slightly, according to the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).  Discuss
CRA Newsletter picks fave products
November 12, 2007 -- What do Russell Crowe and Septocaine have in common? They have both won prestigious awards in their fields. (And they both make us numb with delight.) The latter was named the No. 1 product CRA evaluators "can't live without" in the September issue of the CRA Newsletter.  Discuss
Komet launches ceramic veneer kit
November 9, 2007 -- Before you can slap on a ceramic veneer, you have to prepare the teeth. You need to remove some material -- but not too much. And you need to remove it uniformly. A new ally in this delicate operation could be Komet USA's Kit 4517, which is designed to give you enhanced control over tooth penetration before applying ceramic veneers.  Discuss
Report blasts Smiles clinics
November 9, 2007 -- A national chain of dental clinics separates children from their parents and straps them to their chairs for treatments, ABC News reported Wednesday.  Discuss
Studies find bleach damages dentin
November 9, 2007 -- Even a 3 percent hydrogen peroxide solution weakens teeth, says researcher  Discuss
Getting a handle on things
November 9, 2007 -- Attention all hygienists with tired aching fingers! Premier Dental Products Company is now offering a choice of three ergonomic handles on their NV1 Anterior Scaler and NV2 Posterior Scaler instruments.  Discuss
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