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Dental Elevators Optimise Access and Facilitate Removal

26-10-2015

Used to loosen or remove dental roots, root fragments or teeth from bony sockets, Cryer 44 and 45 elevators are paired with left and right small flag tips, made from rust-resistant 440A stainless steel, for optimal access. Handle diameter promotes secure grip.     New Cryer 44 and 45 Elevators Premier® Dental Products Company …

Sirona Supports Modern Laser Dentistry

26-10-2015

The development of the SIROLaser Blue with a short wavelength expands the applications of laser in dentistry. To assist in establishing the advantageous laser technology, Sirona supports familiarisation with laser dentistry and the exchange of information within the international community in the "Sirona Laser Days".   Due to its …

Editor’s pickIvoclar Vivadent Officially Opens Southeast Asia Marketing Office and ICDE in Indonesia

23-10-2015

To meet the needs and requirements of dental professionals from Indonesia and Southeast Asia, a new marketing office and International Centre for Dental Education (ICDE) have recently been opened in Tangerang, Indonesia. The new facilities will focus on providing marketing support on both clinical and technical products to Ivoclar Vivadent …

Editor’s pickNatural Reparative Capacity of Teeth Elucidated

04-09-2015
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Researchers at Inserm and Paris Descartes University have just taken an important step in research on stem cells and dental repair. They have managed to isolate dental stem cell lines and to describe the natural mechanism by which they repair lesions in the teeth. This fundamental discovery will make it possible to initiate unprecedented …

Dental Wings and Heraeus Kulzer Announce Long-Term Collaboration

03-09-2015

From L to R: Dr. Martin Haase, CEO, Heraeus Kulzer; Michael Rynerson, CEO, Dental Wings; and Novica Savic, VP Dental Materials, Heraeus Kulzer Dental Wings is very pleased to announce that it has entered into a long-term collaboration with Heraeus Kulzer for the worldwide distribution of the new Dental Wings Laser Milling (DWLM) technology, and …

CEREC: Multi-Faceted, Clinically Proven and Hands-On

31-08-2015

Today, CEREC is far more than just a process for the chair-side manufacturing of ceramic restorations. Integrated software modules give users access to numerous additional application areas, such as implantology and orthodontics. All three fields can be experienced and explored live at the IDS 2015. CEREC in 2015 can look back at 30 years of …

Microbeads in Toothpaste are Bad News for People and the Environment

30-08-2015

Microbeads, those tiny plastic beads included in personal care products for exfoliating power, have been popular for a number of years, with a growing number of companies sneaking them into toothpaste, body scrubs, soap and more. That's despite evidence that they cause significant environmental problems, an issue that has led a number of states to …

400,000-Year-Old Dental Tartar Provides Earliest Evidence of Man-Made Pollution

29-08-2015

New discovery at Tel Aviv University excavation of Qesem Cave reveals early pre-historic 'balanced' diet and presence of respiratory irritants   Human teeth from Qesem Cave. (Photo Credit: Prof. Israel Hershkovitz, Tel Aviv University) Most dentists recommend proper teeth cleaning every six months to prevent, among other things, the …