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Editor’s pickTwo New Awards for Luxatemp

21-01-2016

Top Provisional Material Every year, American dental magazine The Dental Advisor honours the best product in each category with the coveted Product Award. They’ve set the bar high, stating: “To be considered for an award, products have to receive an excellent rating by THE DENTAL ADVISOR, as well as stand out from all others in the …

Carestream’s R&D Leads to 61 US Patents and 64 in Other Countries in 2015

20-01-2016

Rochester, NY, USA — Carestream Health was awarded 61 new patents from the US Patent and Trademark Office in 2015 for innovations in radiography, cone beam CT imaging, healthcare IT, dental imaging and other areas. The company also received 64 additional patents in European and Asian countries last year. “These patents demonstrate …

Editor’s pickIncreased Water Fluoridation in WA’s North Opposed by Concerned Residents

20-01-2016

Plans to fluoridate water in the northern West Australian towns of Newman and Kununurra are raising concerns for some residents. Some residents of the West Australian towns of Newman and Kununurra are concerned about the introduction of fluoridation of the towns’ water supplies. Australia – Newman resident Rob Richards organised a …

3D Printing Dental Parts with a Smooth Finish

20-01-2016

EnvisionTEC Vector 3SP 3D printer targets the dental market, but has automotive and aerospace applications as well.   EnvisionTEC has announced its Vector 3SP model. With a build envelope of 300 x 200 x 200mm, the Vector 3SP fits nicely between the larger format Xede 3SP (457 x 457 x 457mm) and the smaller format Ultra 3SP printers (266 x …

Wand Dental, Inc. Announces New Distribution Arrangements With Henry Schein, Inc.

20-01-2016

Livingston, NJ, USA – Wand Dental Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Milestone Scientific, Inc., announced that it has received an initial stocking order from Henry Schein, Inc. for The Wand® STA® Computer-Assisted Anaesthesia System. The stocking order enables Henry Schein to complete customer purchase requests for The Wand System …

Glidewell Laboratories Names Dr. Neil Park Director of Clinical Affairs

20-01-2016

Dr. Park to oversee the company’s clinical research and development efforts, and advise on dentist training and education programmes for implants and restorative solutions.   Newport Beach, Ca., USA – Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental products, implant solutions and lab services, announced the hire of …

High-Fluoride Toothpaste May Aid Brace Wearers

19-01-2016

A Swedish study from Malmo University suggests that high-fluoride toothpaste hinders white spots from developing on the teeth when braces are worn. The fluoride toothpaste possesses four times the regular amount of fluoride found in toothpaste. Numerous studies have shown that 85 per cent of people who have braces develop some kind of white …