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AMT and SheerVision enter into sales partnership
February 19, 2008 -- American Medical Technologies Inc. (AMT) has entered into a sales partnership with SheerVision Inc., a provider of advanced proprietary surgical loupes and LED head light systems. AMT will provide sales service and support functions to promote SheerVision's FireFly head light system in international markets.  Discuss
General anesthesia safe for special needs patients
February 19, 2008 -- Is it safe to administer general anesthesia to special needs patients undergoing dental procedures? The answer is yes, according to a new study in Anesthesia Progress.  Discuss
The candidates speak: Dentistry takes a back seat
February 15, 2008 -- Healthcare looms large in the primaries, with most candidates claiming they’ll help uninsured Americans. But no candidate has taken a clear position on helping the uninsured pay for dentistry.  Discuss
BSML offers cheaper faster veneers
February 14, 2008 -- BSML, Inc., a provider of teeth whitening systems, has released a new veneer product called BriteVeneers.  Discuss
Dentists play the dating game at work
February 14, 2008 -- When it comes to mixing business with pleasure, dentists are not far behind James Bond. One of five dentists admitted to dating a co-worker or employee, according to a recent survey.  Discuss
Dentists attack sleep apnea
February 13, 2008 -- Encouraged by new guidelines from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, dentists are making oral appliances that reduce the symptoms of sleep apnea. See two videos on how to fit an appliance.  Discuss
Delta Dental/AARP pay for three cleanings
February 12, 2008 -- Breaking the clich√© of two annual dental cleanings, AARP Dental Insurance Plans administered by Delta Dental now covers a third annual cleaning.  Discuss
ADA Foundation offers $300K grant to train pediatricians
February 12, 2008 -- The American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) has announced a $300,000 grant -- to be issued in annual installments of $100,000 -- to fund oral health summits and other educational ventures for pediatricians.  Discuss
Furor over no-drill technique
February 12, 2008 -- Can dentists safely place a crown over an untreated tooth? New research on the Hall Technique has ignited debate over one of the most fundamental questions in dentistry.  Discuss
Biolase's Waterlase MD Derm cleared for dermatological and general use
February 11, 2008 -- A version of Biolase Technology's Waterlase MD Laser System has received 510k clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for dermatological, general, and plastic surgery use.  Discuss
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