Endodontics
DentalEZ debuts new intelligent platform
February 20, 2020 -- DentalEZ launched its Aeras Intelligent Platform, which includes two new tools that can communicate with clinicians, at this week's 2020 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
Kuraray launches new restoration cleaner
February 20, 2020 -- Kuraray Noritake has launched the Katana universal cleaner for tooth surfaces and structures.
Aseptico to launch 3 new products at Chicago Midwinter
February 13, 2020 -- Portable dental equipment manufacturer Aseptico will launch three new products at the upcoming 2020 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
Sonendo raises $85M in equity capital
January 6, 2020 -- Endodontic technology developer Sonendo has raised $85 million in an equity financing round led by investment firm EW Healthcare Partners.
DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards 2019 finalists
December 19, 2019 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Dental Excellence Awards. Voting for the final round is now open, and it's up to you to determine the winners in our 10 categories, ranging from Best New CAD/CAM Product to Best New Toothpaste.  Discuss
EDS launches new endodontic system
December 5, 2019 -- NEW YORK CITY - Essential Dental Systems (EDS) has unveiled a new endodontic system comprised of SafeSiders HF helical flat rotary nickel titanium instruments and the Endo-CSV cordless endodontic handpiece at the Greater New York Dental Meeting.  Discuss
Misinformation about root canals still lives on social media
November 19, 2019 -- A film that revived junk science, claiming root canals cause serious illnesses like cancer, was removed from streaming platforms this past spring after backlash from the dental community, but it continues to live on social media, according to Poynter Institute's nonprofit project PolitiFact.  Discuss
Virtual dentist network offers patients second opinions
November 1, 2019 -- Virtual care company TeleDentists now offers second opinions about dental procedures to patients.
Is a root canal scarier than spiders?
October 30, 2019 -- How much do you fear a root canal? A majority of adults are more afraid of this procedure than spiders, according to the results of a new survey from the American Association of Endodontists.
Study: Dental specialists prescribe millions of antibiotics
October 17, 2019 -- Dentists and other dental specialists wrote about 9 million antibiotic prescriptions to patients during a three-year period despite growing concerns of antibiotic resistance, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association.
Hot Topic
Getting to the root of dentinal defects

Do newer instruments for preparing root canals induce small dentinal defects that can lead to root fractures, or have improvements in nickel titanium alloys alleviated this potential problem? Since the evidence is unclear, a new study used microcomputed tomography to analyze dentinal defects in root canals prepared with various instruments. Read more.