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Why You Need to Tell Congress "No" to a Dental Benefit in Medicare Part B

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Effects of ozonated olive oil and photobiomodulation using diode laser on gingival depigmented wound: A randomized clinical study

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Tualzik T, Chopra R, Gupta SJ, Sharma N, Khare M, Gulati L. Effects of ozonated olive oil and photobiomodulation using diode laser on gingival depigmented wound: A randomized clinical study. J Indian Soc Periodontol 2021;25:422-6 Objective: Photobiomodulation (PBM) using diode laser is regarded an effective modality for the repair of tissues and control of pain. Ozone, owing to its biocompatibility, healing, and antimicrobial properties, is used in dentistry as well.

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Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021

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Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021 Washington, DC; July 21 , 2021 – Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program. Since 2009, the Cellerant Best of Class T echnology A wards have identified and acknowledged the top technologies in dentistry, ” said Melissa Turner, Chief Hygiene Officer at Cellerant. “We We will now expand the program to focus on the dental hygiene community as well.” “We

Straumann Group and Aspen Dental Management, Inc., partner to offer dental implants and prosthetic solutions to over 1,000 locations across the U.S.

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Agreement expands access to innovative products, integrated digital workflows and education for Aspen Dental and ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers ANDOVER, Mass., Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Straumann Group, a global leader in tooth replacement and orthodontic solutions that restore smiles and confidence, announces a strategic partnership with Aspen Dental Management, Inc.,

The Tooth Fairy continues to instill good oral health habits in children

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Delta Dental celebrates 23 years of tracking the Tooth Fairy's U.S. annual giving in the Original Tooth Fairy Poll® OAK BROOK, Ill.,

Systematic review and meta-analysis of diagnostic studies of proximal surface caries

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Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Aim This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess the diagnostic accuracy and reliability of commonly used caries detection methods for proximal caries diagnostics. Visual examination (VE), bitewing radiography (BWR), laser fluorescence (LF), and fibre-optic transillumination (FOTI) were considered in detail.

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The impact of dental Medicaid reform on dental care provider activity and market penetration of dental support organizations

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J Am Dent Assoc. 2021 Aug 25;S0002-8177(21)00301-9. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2021.05.007. adaj.2021.05.007. Online ahead of print. Abstract Background: Medicaid state dental programs have experienced changes related to provider practice settings with the increased growth of dental support organizations (DSOs). The authors conducted this study to assess the impact of state Medicaid reform on the dental practice environment by examining provider activity and practice setting.

Prognosis of vital pulp therapy on permanent dentition: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

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Published: August 31, 2021 DOI: [link] Abstract: Introduction The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the existing randomized controlled trials (RCT) on the safety and efficacy of vital pulp therapy (VPT) and to analyze the outcomes of VPT performed with a variety of pulp capping materials and techniques. Methods Medline (PubMed), Embase, Cochrane Library, and grey literature were searched (January 2000 to March 2021). Study selection and data extraction were performed in duplicate.

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Park Dental Research to Acquire Orthodontic Software and 3D Aligner Manufacturer Orchestrate 3D

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ARDMORE, Okla., Sept. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Dental Research announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Orchestrate Corp. a 3D Printing specialty company and manufacturer of dental orthodontic software headquartered in Redlands, California. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Park Dental Research to Acquire Orthodontic Software and 3D Aligner Manufacturer Orchestrate 3D.

Prevalence of proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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[link] Published: July 19, 2021 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem Proximal contact loss between implant-supported prostheses and adjacent natural teeth is a complication that has been reported in clinical practice. However, the prevalence of the condition is unclear.

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Effect of Aloe vera as a local drug delivery agent in the management of periodontal diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Jadhav AN, Rathod SR, Kolte AP, Bawankar PV. Effect of Aloe vera as a local drug delivery agent in the management of periodontal diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Diagnostic accuracy of CBCT compared to panoramic radiography in predicting IAN exposure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Objectives The aim of this study is to verify whether the diagnostic accuracy of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is superior to panoramic radiography (PR) in predicting inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) exposure during the lower third molar extraction.

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Association between vaping and untreated caries: A cross-sectional study of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2017-2018 data

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J AM Dent Assoc. 2021 Jul 14;S0002-8177(21)00245-2. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2021.04.014. adaj.2021.04.014. Online ahead of print.

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Residual periodontal pocket treatment with Er:YAG laser-assisted comprehensive periodontal pocket therapy: a retrospective study

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Original Article Published: 19 July 2021 Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Objectives Recently, the application of erbium-doped yttrium aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) laser has been increasing in periodontal therapy.

MouthWatch Publishes Important Whitepaper - “How Teledentistry is Delivering ROI and Driving Post-Pandemic Practice Success”

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SARS-CoV-2 and regular patient treatment – from the use of rapid antigen testing up to treatment specific precaution measures

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Head & Face Medicine volume 17 , Article number: 39 ( 2021 ) details Abstract Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic poses a continued challenge for all parties involved especially for the dentist as routine operation must be resumed. Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) are actually recommended to identify and minimize infectious risks. However, there is still no guideline on the implementation of RATs in a dental or medical setting.

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exocad Announces Its Largest Ever Presence At The International Dental Show (IDS) 2021

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Presentation of exocad's latest software innovations at the world's leading dental trade show DARMSTADT, Germany, July 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- exocad GmbH (exocad), an Align Technology, Inc.

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Genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of cone beam computed tomography in children

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BMC Oral Health volume 21 , Article number: 427 ( 2021 ) details Abstract Background Dental radiographs are essential tools for diagnosis. However, there are significant concerns about the dangerous effect of radiation especially on children. The aim of this study was to evaluate genotoxicity and cytotoxicity in the exfoliated cells of buccal mucosa of children subjected to Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT).

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Planmeca Oy announces intended acquisition of KaVo Treatment Unit & Instrument business

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Planmeca Oy, one of the largest privately held manufacturers in the dental field, has entered into a binding contract to acquire the KaVo Treatment Unit & Instrument business from Envista Holdings Corporation. The acquisition will strengthen Planmeca’s and KaVo’s positions as leading providers of innovative dental solutions and increase Planmeca Group’s annual revenue to more than EUR 1,1 billion.

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Effect of precooling injection site and cold anesthetic administration on injection pain, onset, and anesthetic efficacy in maxillary molars with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis: a randomized controlled trial

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Clinical Oral Investigations ( 2021 ) Cite this article details Abstract Objective This randomized controlled clinical trial assessed the analgesic and anesthetic effects of precooling the injection site and administration of refrigerated 2% lignocaine HCl with 1:100,000 epinephrine (LE) in maxillary molars with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis (SIP). Materials and methods Sixty patients diagnosed with SIP (preoperative pain score???85

Post Malone Drops $1.6 Mil on Diamond Canines

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Post Malone got some porcelain veneers framed with 2 diamond Canines The dental work included 28 units of ceramic restorations and the 2 diamonds amount to a total weight of 12 carats

Great Lakes Dental Partners Expands into Indiana Market with Valparaiso Family Dentistry

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CHICAGO, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Great Lakes Dental Partners ("GLDP") is excited to announce the addition of Valparaiso Family Dentistry ("VFD") to its network of affiliated practices, and its first partnership in Indiana.

Carestream Dental, SLOWDENTISTRY® Partner to Increase Spread of Digital Dentistry, Change Patient Expectations Around Care

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ATLANTA —Carestream Dental does more than just manufacture and sell digital dental technology; it also invests in partnership and education to ensure its users get the most from their systems so they can provide superior care for patients.

A review of the recent literature on maxillary overdenture with dental implants

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Oral Sci. 2021 Aug 17. doi: 10.2334/josnusd.21-0087. Online ahead of print. Abstract The recent literature on maxillary implant overdenture (IOD) was reviewed in order to clarify its predictability and establish treatment guidelines. Electronic searches were performed using PubMed, and articles about maxillary IOD written after 1990 were reviewed, focusing on the following items: I. implant survival rate, II. maxillary IOD survival rate, III. number of implants, IV. attachment type, V.

Good Things Come in Threes: CS 9600 Named Three-Time Winner of Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award

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ATLANTA— For the CS 9600 CBCT system, three really is a magic number. The most intelligent CBCT extraoral imaging system on the market has received a 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award. This is the third year in a row the CS 9600 has been honored by the Cellerant Consulting Group, and it’s the only extraoral imaging system to have been recognized more than once. “To

eAssist Dental Solutions Acquires Dr. Charles Blair & Associates, Practice Booster and Coding with Confidence Publications; Uniting the Nation's Best Dental Billing Company and the Nation's Leading Dental Coding & Insurance Solution

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SALT LAKE CITY, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions, the nation's leading provider of virtual dental insurance and patient billing services, has officially added the Practice Booster and Coding with Confidence line of products and services to its own suite of dental office support services effective April 1, 2021.

Cellerant Announces the 2021 Best of Class Technology Award Winners

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Washington, DC; September 1, 2021 — Cellerant Consulting Group is pleased to announce the 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award winners. During such a challenging year in dentistry, these extraordinary companies and their technologies have earned the right to celebrate for their perseverance and commitment to technological innovation,” said Dr. Lou Shuman DMD CAGS, CEO of Cellerant Consulting Group and creator of the Best of Class Technology awards program.

Oral health-related quality of life among a group of patients with substance use disorders in rehabilitation treatment: a cross-sectional study

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BMC Oral Health volume 21 , Article number: 409 ( 2021) details Abstract Background Little is known about the effect of illicit drugs on oral health-related quality of life. Our aim was to investigate oral health-related quality among patients with substance use disorders, and its association with dental caries experience and drug use profile.

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The Dental Compliance Institute Publishes Free Guide “How to Survive a Surprise OSHA Audit”

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Heartland Dental Announces Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives

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Company Enhances Team Member Training, Offers Employee Resource Groups, and Hires DE&I Leader EFFINGHAM, Ill.,

Heartland Dental Closes Strategic Transaction with American Dental Partners Incorporated

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The affiliation brings together two doctor-led dental service organizations, leveraging complementary strengths to enhance support of doctors as they provide high-quality oral healthcare EFFINGHAM, Ill.,

Single implant-supported two-unit cantilever fixed partial dentures in the posterior region: a retrospective case series with a mean follow-up of 6.5 years

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International Journal of Implant Dentistry volume 7 , Article number: 78 ( 2021 ) details Abstract Background The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the implant survival, clinical and radiographic outcomes, and patient satisfaction of single implant-supported two-unit cantilever fixed partial dentures in the posterior region.

Current natural bioactive materials in bone and tooth regeneration in dentistry: a comprehensive overview

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Journal of Materials Research and Technology Volume 13 , July–August 2021, Pages 2078-2114 Abstract Tissue regeneration is a vital phenomenon in the skeletal system of human beings during their life span.

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Micro CT pilot evaluation of removability of two endodontic sealers

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J Oral Sci. 2021 Aug 17. doi: 10.2334/josnusd.21-0196. Online ahead of print Abstract Purpose: This study compared the removability of AH Plus and EndoSequence BC sealers using in vitro micro-computed tomography. Methods: Ten single-canal, extracted human teeth were cleaned and shaped with ProTaper NEXT rotary files to size X5 (50/0.06) (Dentsply-Sirona). Canals were obturated with a single cone gutta-percha and either AH Plus (Dentsply-Sirona) (Group A) or EndoSequence BC (Brasseler) (Group B).

Orthosnap, Now Partnered with 1,000 Dental Providers, Welcomes Fred Joyal to Advisory Board

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Founder of 1-800-DENTIST Will Focus on Rapid Enrollment of Dentist Providers NEW YORK, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthosnap , the provider of dental aligner systems that are doctor-guided and free of striations, announced today that Fred Joyal , co-founder of 1-800-DENTIST, has joined the company's Board of Advisors.

Sunbit Launches First-Ever Buy Now, Pay Later Solution Made For The Dental Industry

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Sunbit Technology Unlocks 85% Approval Rates for Dental Offices and Dental Groups, with a Simple, 30-Second Application Process - Sunbit technology is bringing its popular buy now, pay later payment options to the dental market, with higher patient approval rates than traditional financing. -

Neoss Announces NeossONE™ – One Platform, Smart Prosthetics

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NeossONE™ is a solution unique to the Neoss® Implant System - one prosthetic platform, across three implant ranges, including ALL implant diameters and abutments. Simply put, the same prosthetic components fit every implant.¹

Delta Dental companies invested $102.5 million in communities across the country in 2020, positively impacting the oral and overall health of 24.7 million Americans

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Neoss Announces NeossONE™ – One Platform, Smart Prosthetics

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NeossONE™ is a solution unique to the Neoss® Implant System - one prosthetic platform, across three implant ranges, including ALL implant diameters and abutments. Simply put, the same prosthetic components fit every implant.¹

Neoss Announces NeossONE™ – One Platform, Smart Prosthetics

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NeossONE™ is a solution unique to the Neoss® Implant System - one prosthetic platform, across three implant ranges, including ALL implant diameters and abutments. Simply put, the same prosthetic components fit every implant.¹

Neoss Announces NeossONE™ – One Platform, Smart Prosthetics

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NeossONE™ is a solution unique to the Neoss® Implant System - one prosthetic platform, across three implant ranges, including ALL implant diameters and abutments. Simply put, the same prosthetic components fit every implant.

exocad Releases Its Partial Framework Module PartialCAD 3.0 Galway With Advanced Design Features

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New design possibilities for high-quality removable partial denture frameworks DARMSTADT, Germany, June 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- exocad GmbH (exocad), an Align Technology, Inc. company, today announced the release of PartialCAD 3.0

Evaluating the accuracy of three intraoral scanners using models containing different numbers of crown-prepared abutments

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Journal of Dental Sciences Available online 1 June 2021 Abstract Background/purpose The scanning accuracy of intraoral scanners’ data collection plays a key role in the success of the final treatment. However, few studies start from scanning technology itself to directly evaluate it.

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