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NADL's website educates consumers on contaminated restorations
March 31, 2008 -- A recent investigative report by WBNS-TV of Columbus, OH, found lead contamination in crowns coming into the U.S. from overseas. Following the report, the ADA issued a tip sheet for dentists concerned about contaminated restorations. Now the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) has launched a website for consumers.  Discuss
FDA clears Biolase lasers for root canal disinfection
March 25, 2008 -- Biolase Technology's Waterlase and Waterlase MD laser systems have received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for root canal disinfection.  Discuss
DentalEZ introduces new sonic scalers
March 25, 2008 -- DentalEZ has introduced new sonic scalers that it claims provide a gentle cleaning for patients while removing stubborn calculus deposits and stains.  Discuss
Gordon Christensen on veneers
March 25, 2008 -- The inside scoop on which veneers to use and when, plus real-world tips and tools.  Discuss
Seven secrets to calming kids
March 24, 2008 -- Veteran kid wranglers can turn the fussiest children into exceedingly patient patients. DrBicuspid.com interviewed some of the nation’s leading experts for their tips on terminating tantrums.  Discuss
Japanese launch home-use intraoral camera
March 24, 2008 -- Dentists have a huge range of options when it comes to intraoral cameras. So, the Japanese have created one for the patients' use.  Discuss
UIC researchers develop 3D dental training simulator
March 24, 2008 -- Hot on the heels of the Macy Study that explores new models of dental education, the University of Illinois at Chicago has introduced cutting-edge dental training technology.  Discuss
MedEdPortal now features dental education resources
March 20, 2008 -- The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) and the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) have formed a partnership that will enable MedEdPortal -- AAMC's online resource for the advancement of medical education -- to include dental education resources.  Discuss
Everything you always wanted to know about orthodontics
March 20, 2008 -- Attention orthodontists! Need help dealing with that patient who has a million questions? Refer them to bracesreview.com, a new independent site where patients can educate themselves about treatment.  Discuss
Update: ADEA offers updated guide to dental schools
March 19, 2008 -- Planning to apply to dental school next year? The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) has a resource that could streamline the process.  Discuss
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