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Surgeon General Endorses Community Water Fluoridation

05-01-2016

2015 marks 70 years of community water fluoridation in the US   WASHINGTON, D.C.,USA – The American Dental Association (ADA) applauds US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, and his endorsement today of community water fluoridation. “Fluoride’s effectiveness in preventing tooth decay extends throughout one’s …

Exactech Deals Dental Assets to Salvin Dental Specialties

05-01-2016

Exactech has sold the entirety of its dental biologics business to Salvin Dental Specialties through its Salvin Regenerative subsidiary. Financial terms and other details of the deal were not disclosed. Salvin Dental develops, manufactures and markets implant dentistry regenerative biomaterials and surgical instrumentation, Exactech …

How to Keep Jaw Pain at Bay

04-01-2016

Do you suffer from severe pain in your jaw, undiagnosed headache when you wake up in the morning or ear pain? It could be due to a condition called jaw pain or temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease.   The causes There are a plethora of reasons that cause jaw pain. Aesthetic dentist Dr. Karishma Jaradi says, “Damage to the TMJ can …

Renfert’s New Brand Positioning

04-01-2016

“Making Work Easy”: A new way of showing what has proved successful.  “What feeling moves my hand?”; “Why do I particularly love some operations?”; “Where does my passion for dental technology actually come from?” – These are the everyday questions that result in true self-awareness. And …

Successful Listing on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited

04-01-2016

Modern Dental Group, a leading global dental prosthetic device provider in Hong Kong, successfully listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“HKEx”) recently.   Mr. Chan Kwun Fung, Executive Director and Chairman of the Board (6th from left), Mr. Chan Kwun Pan, Executive Director and Vice-chairman of …

Nanotechnology may Increase Longevity of Dental Fillings

04-01-2016

Tooth-coloured fillings may be more attractive than silver ones, but the bonds between the white filling and the tooth quickly age and degrade. A Medical College of Georgia researcher hopes a new nanotechnology technique will extend the fillings’ longevity. “Dentin adhesives bond well initially, but then the hybrid layer between the …

Ortho Technology Announces New Director of Commercial Operations, Shawn Potter

04-01-2016

Ortho Technology Inc. is pleased to announce its recent addition, Shawn Potter, who joins the Ortho Technology team as Director of Commercial Operations and Site Leader, working at the new Lutz, FL headquarters. In this position, Shawn is assuming the leadership role for the sales, marketing and customer service functions of Ortho Technology and …