Endodontics
Imaging aids in treatment of man's fused 3rd molar
August 2, 2022 -- Imaging assisted in the treatment of a man's third molar that had fused with a supernumerary tooth, according to a case report published July 27 in the American Journal of Case Reports. The man was diagnosed with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis with apical periodontitis. Read More
Root canals linked to rare Eagle syndrome
July 29, 2022 -- Imaging aided in revealing that the rare Eagle syndrome, which is caused by a calcified stylohyoid ligament, may be linked to dental inflammatory events, specifically root canal treatments, according to a study published on July 26 in the International Dental Journal. Read More
Septodont launches new version of Biodentine
June 22, 2022 -- Septodont has introduced an updated version of its dentin restoration system Biodentine. Read More
Do's and don'ts for optimum oral health in later life
June 21, 2022 -- By 2030, at least 20% of the population in the U.S., Canada, and nearly all of the European countries will be over the age of 65. Dr. Lorenz Uebersax shares why now is the time to prioritize the oral health of these patients and how your practice can care for them. Read More
$3M project aims to regenerate lost tooth pulp
June 20, 2022 -- Researchers in New Jersey are developing a first-of-its-kind materials-based therapy that restores lost tooth pulp by triggering the body to regenerate it. The project, funded by a $3 million grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, would offer an alternative to conventional root canals. Read More
Journal of Endodontics ranked 6 out of 109 dentistry journals
June 17, 2022 -- The Journal of Endodontics has been ranked sixth out of 109 dentistry journals by Elsevier's CiteScore metric. Read More
Envista to acquire Osteogenics
May 19, 2022 -- Dental products company Envista Holdings has signed a deal to acquire bone grafting product developer Osteogenics Biomedical, which includes Allotech and OBI Biologics. Read More
Save Your Tooth Month Q&A with Dr. Samuel Low
May 13, 2022 -- May is Save Your Tooth Month, which serves as an annual reminder about the importance of keeping teeth and gums healthy. To mark the occasion, Dr. Samuel Low, a periodontology expert and chief dental officer of Biolase, answered questions about helping dental patients keep their teeth. Read More
Woman develops air in skull after debridement procedure
May 6, 2022 -- A 62-year-old woman developed a life-threatening presence of air within her skull when a dental clinic used an air-polishing device to perform submucosal debridement to treat her peri-implantitis lesion, according to a case report published May 3 in Clinical and Experimental Dental Research. Read More
X-Nav's surgical software for endodontics gets FDA nod
April 27, 2022 -- X-Nav Technologies has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug and Administration (FDA) to expand use of its surgical navigation system for endodontic procedures. Read More
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.

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