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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 …

Plan for Fluoride-Free Water in 13 Villages

04-01-2016

India – The Nagaon administration is preparing a roadmap to ensure fluoride-free ground water in the district by 2018. It has so far identified 13 villages having fluoride-contaminated ground water. The villages are located in Hojai subdivision of Nagaon district, 45km from Nagaon town, the district headquarters and border Karbi Anglong …

Editor’s pickQuick-Change Holder for Sizes 98 and 71 Blanks

04-01-2016

Amann Girrbach extends its quick-change holder by a size 98 blank holder including matching material assortment – also for open CAD/CAM systems With the Ceramill CAD/CAM system, Amann Girrbach provides one of the most versatile and technically experienced in-house solutions for computer-supported fabrication of restorations. A …

Christmas Tipples Take a Toll on our Teeth

27-12-2015

New online poll1 reveals seven in ten people (71 per cent) consume more alcohol at Christmas than the rest of the year potentially contributing to major oral health problems, according to leading oral health charity. The British Dental Health Foundation has taken a look at our Christmas drinking habits and found that many of us enjoy a …

Tooth Fillings of the Future may Incorporate Bioactive Glass

27-12-2015

A few years from now, millions of people around the world might be walking around with an unusual kind of glass in their mouth, and using it every time they eat. Engineers at Oregon State University have made some promising findings about the ability of "bioactive" glass to help reduce the ability of bacteria to attack composite tooth fillings - …

Dental Technology from Germany @ Greater New York Dental Meeting 2016

27-12-2015

The German dental industry will be demonstrating its capabilities in the USA in 2016. With an exhibition titled “DENTAL TECHNOLOGY FROM GERMANY,” the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) will present high-tech companies from the globally leading German dental industry at the Greater New York Dental Meeting from …

1-800-DENTIST Announces Partnership with Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.

27-12-2015

1-800-DENTIST®, the dental profession’s #1 source of pre-screened new patient leads, announced that it is partnering with Sirona Dental Systems, Inc., to provide marketing support to the more than 15,000 dental practices in the US offering CEREC® single-visit dentistry. The partnership between the Los Angeles-based dental marketing …