Restoratives & Cosmetics
Access to fluoridated water falls short at Calif. university
January 21, 2022 -- Employees with access to water containing fluoride can have related oral health benefits, but at least one California university is falling short of providing clean and readily available fluoridated water, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
Meet the Cuspies 2021 finalists
January 20, 2022 -- Who made it to the final round in this year's edition of the Cuspies? We are very excited to announce the people, products, and events that our readers selected as finalists in this year's event to recognize excellence in dentistry. Read More
Jeff Margolis joins Grin's board of directors
January 20, 2022 -- Digital orthodontic platform provider Grin has appointed Jeff Margolis, the former CEO and chairman at TriZetto and Welltok, to its board of directors. Read More
SoftSmile's AI-based orthodontic software gets FDA nod
January 20, 2022 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to SoftSmile's Vision artificial intelligence (AI)-based orthodontic software. Read More
DSO Gen4 acquires Harris Dental
January 19, 2022 -- Arizona-based dental service organization (DSO) Gen4 Dental Partners has acquired Harris Dental. Read More
Jefferson Dental opens new office in Texas
January 14, 2022 -- Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics recently opened its latest office in Westworth Village, TX, a Fort Worth suburb. Read More
National Dentex acquires Biotech Dental Prosthetics
January 14, 2022 -- National Dentex Labs has acquired Biotech Dental Prosthetics located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Read More
DESS launches new website
January 12, 2022 -- Terrats Medical's Dental Smart Solutions (DESS) has launched a new website. Read More
What dentistry has learned about TMDs, orthodontics in 30 years
January 11, 2022 -- In the past 30 years, dentistry has learned that conventional orthodontic treatments do not cure or cause temporomandibular disorders (TMDs), according to an article published on January 7 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Read More
Pulpdent secures 2 patents for calcium phosphate molecule
January 10, 2022 -- Pulpdent has secured two U.S. patents for a stabilized calcium phosphate molecule called methacrylate-functionalized calcium phosphate. Read More
Hot Topic
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.
Conferences
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress
January 27-29
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting
February 24-26
Chicago, Illinois United States
Academy of Osseointegration (AO) Annual Meeting
February 24-26
San Diego, California United States
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States