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November 2016

Chronic Gum Disease Tied to Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

30-11-2016

Erectile dysfunction is more common in men with gum disease, according to a new review of existing studies. Chronic bacterial infection of the gums, or periodontitis, is common and a major cause of tooth loss for adults, the authors write. The condition has been tied to a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and general inflammation which, in …

QuickSplint Now Available Through Three New Distribution Partners

30-11-2016

USA – Orofacial Therapeutics, LP announced that its premier product, QuickSplint®, will now be available for sale through three new distribution partners: Ultimate Dental, Excellence in Endodontics, and Surgical Tools, Inc. QuickSplint is an interim dental splint that can be fabricated quickly and easily in the dental practice. It is …

UB Dental’s Sebastiano Andreana Receives 2016 Isaih Lew Award

30-11-2016

Sebastiano Andreana, DDS, associate professor and director of implant dentistry in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, received the Isaih Lew Memorial Research Award from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). The annual award, presented to Dr. Andreana at the AAID’s 65th Annual Education Conference, recognises a …

BIOLASE to Preview New Epic Pro™ Diode Laser at Greater New York Dental Meeting

29-11-2016

Offers the most laser power of any diode laser in dentistry   BIOLASE, Inc., the global leader in dental lasers, announced that it will be previewing Epic Pro™, an all-new, innovative dental diode laser system at the Greater New York Dental Meeting. The Epic Pro, which offers the most laser power of any diode laser in dentistry, is …

AMD LASERS Award-Winning Picasso and LiteTouch Dental Lasers will be on Display and Demonstrated on Patients at the Greater New York Dental Meeting

29-11-2016

AMD LASERS, the global leader in affordable dental lasers and dental laser education, will be demonstrating the award-winning, FDA-cleared line of Picasso and LiteTouch dental lasers at this year’s Greater New York Dental Meeting. Additionally, AMD LASERS will showcase both lasers at the prestigious International Academy for Dental-Facial …

Pesticide Exposures can Cause Changes in the Oral Microbiome

29-11-2016

Pesticide exposure in farm workers from agricultural communities is associated with changes in the oral microbiome. This is the first study to demonstrate such a correlation in humans. The research is published in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. In the study, the investigators sampled …

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. has Moved their Dental Technology to China

29-11-2016

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. has announced the availability of the VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System in China, marking the expansion of its technology to a key emerging market in one of the world’s largest economies. The official launch of the VELscope Vx in China took place in Shanghai in late October during DenTech China, the …