Formlabs Doubles Down on Speed and Cost Per Part, Validates Fuse 1 For Dental Manufacturing, Reformulates Model Resin For Speed

Dental News and Technology

Across its SLS and SLA platforms Formlabs is prioritizing print speed and affordability, enabling dental labs and clear aligner manufacturers to more efficiently produce models. This enables more efficient model production.

Integrating CAD/CAM dentistry into your practice with advanced materials

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. In the early days of CAD/CAM dentistry, there weren’t many material choices, limiting what clinicians could do with the technology. New options mean dentists no longer must rely on porcelain, a weaker material, for single-visit restorations.

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FirstPlug® Fills the Void in Restoration Screw Channel Barrier Materials

Dental News and Technology

The patented system consists of a medical grade PTFE barrier material and an instrument set optimized for packing or filling retention screw channels during restorative procedures. About 35Newtons 35Newtons seeks to find innovative solutions for a better dental implant workflow.

Beyond the Block: Techniques and Materials Critical to Achieving CAD/CAM Success

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Moörmann and electrical engineer Dr. Marco Brandestini completed the first functional CEREC chairside treatment in the University of Zurich Dental School. The material of choice was VITA Mark I feldspathic ceramic. “We Dental Product Shopper.

FirstPlug® Fills the Void in Restoration Screw Channel Barrier Materials

Denticle

Now there is a new company in the dental industry that has a product that solves this age old problem. It is a Teflon material specifically designed for implants. The patented system consists of a medical grade PTFE barrier material and an instrument set optimized for packing or filling retention screw channels during restorative procedures. One of the things dentistry has needed for a while is a reliable and easy way to fill the screw heads of implants.

ZEST Anchors Expands Dental Portfolio with Acquisition of Danville Materials

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Zest"), the global leader in the design and manufacturing of overdenture attachments, today announced the acquisition of Danville Materials, LLC (" Danville "), a leading manufacturer of restorative consumables and small equipment for the dental market from Inverness Graham Investments.

Nexa3D and Keystone Industries join Forces to Deliver Higher Productivity and Performance 3D printing Solutions for the Dental Industry

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Under this agreement, both companies will combine their extensive dental, photopolymer and 3D printing capabilities to deliver the highest productivity, precision and performance 3D printing solutions to the dental market.

SprintRay to Celebrate International Dental 3D Printing Day on December 3, 2021

Dental News and Technology

For 24 hours, all SprintRay 3D printing resins will be 20% off; customers purchasing US$1,000 or more of product are eligible to receive a free tank or build plate Customers can donate resin to the Bolt Dental Labs Powered by SprintRay initiative in Jamaica for 50% off each bottle LOS ANGELES, Dec.

Preparing for success: Cavity preps and the best tools for long-lasting restorations

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. The secret to any restoration is operator technique – from correct diagnosis and proper preparation to material choice. Dental burs are integral to creating long-lasting restorations. Following the manufacturer’s instructions is critical.

SprintRay Launches More Powerful and Faster Speed to Care Solutions for Dental Professionals at 3D Next Summit

Dental News and Technology

SprintRay's new ProCure 2 reduces one week of dental work into a day Print dental products in under 60 minutes; cure products in under 3 minutes 3D Next Summit convenes dental industry leaders to discuss advancements in digital dental technology LOS ANGELES, Oct.

The importance of safe dental instrument processing

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. It was then that the American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation’s Health Screening Program identified the hepatitis B virus (HBV) as an occupational hazard to dental practitioners and their patients. The dental instrument-processing area.

The Routine Dental Exam: The First Line of Defense Against Oral Disease

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that over 40% of adults have experienced mouth pain within the last year and Americans spend more than $124 billion annually on dental care alone. Products for dental exam and prophylaxis.

Dental Assistant Requirements for New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma

Dentistry Gone Digital

One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With over fifty designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant.

3D printing: The future of digital dentistry

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Technologies such as CAD/CAM and intraoral scanners have revolutionized the way clinicians treat patients and can streamline processes, improve treatment outcomes and increase production. Open materials allow for flexibility.

Ultradent Now Distributing Dental Bone Grafting Plug

Denticle

For several years now, in my practice we have used OsteoGen bone grafting materials. So I was excited to recently learn that those materials are now available for ordering through Ultradent. Needless to say I was excited to hear about Ultradent now selling OsteoGen materials.

FDA Issues Recommendations for Certain High-Risk Groups Regarding Mercury-Containing Dental Amalgam

Dental News and Technology

Shuren MD, JD Part of our role in protecting patients is to regularly evaluate, monitor and update scientific evidence on the risks from medical devices—including issues related to the materials used in devices, such as metals.

SprintRay Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for NightGuard Flex

Dental News and Technology

The SprintRay NightGuard Flex is indicated for the fabrication of orthodontic and dental appliances such as mouthguards, nightguards, and splints, and joins SprintRay's industry-leading line up of end-to-end dental 3D printing solutions.

TePe Offers Sustainable Interdental Brushes

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Reducing the carbon footprint by 80% – without compromising on product quality, efficiency or design. By replacing fossil raw material with fossil-free pine oils in a mass balance system, the carbon footprint of TePe’s interdental brushes is reduced by 80%.

TePe introduces TePe Supreme™ – a sustainable toothbrushing option

Dental News and Technology

Following the introduction of TePe’s sustainable interdental brushes and speciality brushes, the TePe Supreme toothbrush is now relaunched as yet another step on TePe’s journey towards climate neutral product and packaging.

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

Dental News and Technology

Agreement expands access to innovative products, integrated digital workflows and education for Aspen Dental and ClearChoice Dental Implant Centers ANDOVER, Mass., 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., About Aspen Dental Management, Inc. ADMI) Aspen Dental Management, Inc.

Dental Unit Waterline and Evacuation System Safety

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. In July 1963, a paper published by Blake in the British Medical Journal detailed high concentrations of bacteria in dental unit waterlines (DUWLs). Three steps to dental unit waterline safety. Dental water line safety: How you can begin.

A Conservative and Esthetic Approach to Anterior Restorations

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Reestablishing a patient’s lost natural dental esthetics is one of the most important goals of modern dentistry. Indirect composite restorations using modern materials. Dental practices continue to recover, according to HPI poll.

RE-GEN Bioactive Dental Adhesive Wins Two International Business Awards

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Vista Apex, a market leader in endodontic and restorative dental products, was honored with two International Stevie Awards at the 17th Annual International Business Awards show, held virtually in December 2021.

The 15 Best Dental Marketing Charity Opportunities

My Social Practice

15 Dental Marketing Charity Ideas You Should Know About. Step Up Your Dental Marketing With Charities That Change Lives. Generosity dental marketing creates local awareness, increased new patients, an authentic team culture, tons of social media content , and it’s fun.

Ultradent Unveils New Temporary Dental Cement

Denticle

Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, is announcing UltraTempTM REZ II temporary dental cement for temporary crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and small temporary fillings. Once set, UltraTemp REZ II temporary dental cement provides optimal sealing capabilities.

Influx of Inferior Nitrile Gloves in the Market: Factors and Risks

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. The pandemic has created an unforeseen scenario in the glove production world. The rapid increase in demand of gloves has been a challenge for seasoned glove manufacturers to provide quality hand protection in time. Low-grade raw material.

Ultradent Grows its South Jordan Campus

Denticle

Ultradent Products, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials and equipment, is beginning construction of a new facility on its South Jordan, UT, campus.

SprintRay Announces Multi-Year Partnership with World's Fastest Man and Eight-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Usain Bolt

Dental News and Technology

Bolt and SprintRay are also collaborating with the Jamaican Dental Association to invest in the launch of " Bolt Labs, powered by SprintRay" – an initiative with a mission to make world-class digital dental care accessible to Jamaica.

What Dental Implants are the Best? Video

Burbank Dental Implants

I’m often asked, “what dental implants are the best?” The easy answer is that there isn’t one best dental implant. There are hundreds of implant manufacturers. There are three components to having the best dental implant and I’m taking a deep dive into each part in this video.

Proper Hand Hygiene in the Age of COVID-19

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that both alcohol-based rubs and hand washing with basic soap and water can deactivate many types of microbes that can be passed between patients and dental professionals.

Formlabs Launches Permanent Crown Resin, Further Digitizing Restorative Dentistry

Dental News and Technology

a leading 3D printing company, today announced the expansion of its dental material offerings with the launch of ?Permanent Formlabs’ Permanent Crown Resin provides the material innovation needed to move restorative dentistry forward. “3D

Align Technology Helps America’s ToothFairy Promote Oral Health

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

In underserved communities across the United States, many families don’t have enough information about what causes dental disease or how they can prevent tooth decay. The post Align Technology Helps America’s ToothFairy Promote Oral Health appeared first on Dimensions of Dental Hygiene.

IDSconnect: the digital event platform of IDS

Dental News and Technology

#idscologne IDSconnect: the digital event platform of IDS Combining in-person trade fair with digital features mean more value The International Dental Show (IDS) from 22 to 25 September 2021 to take place in a hybrid format for the first time.

Goby, Boka, or Quip? A Dentist Reviews and Compares

Ask The Dentist

I’ll share how I arrived at these conclusions below, but let’s first look at why establishing a good dental hygiene routine—and choosing the proper toothbrush—is so important. I rigorously research, test, and use thousands of products every year, but recommend only a small fraction of these. I only promote products that I truly feel will be valuable to you in improving your oral health. The Importance of Good Dental Hygiene. Brushing & Flossing Dental Hygiene

Goby Toothbrush Review by The Dentist [Plus Discount Code]

Ask The Dentist

I rigorously research, test, and use thousands of products every year, but recommend only a small fraction of these. I only promote products that I truly feel will be valuable to you in improving your oral health. The Goby electric toothbrush is one of a few newer subscription brands on the toothbrush market that seek to provide stylish, direct-to-consumer dental care without the price tag of “legacy” brands like Sonicare or Oral-B. Goby Products + Cost.

Goby Toothbrush Review by The Dentist [Plus Discount Code]

Ask The Dentist

I rigorously research, test, and use thousands of products every year, but recommend only a small fraction of these. I only promote products that I truly feel will be valuable to you in improving your oral health. The Goby electric toothbrush is one of a few newer subscription brands on the toothbrush market that seek to provide stylish, direct-to-consumer dental care without the price tag of “legacy” brands like Sonicare or Oral-B. Goby Products + Cost.

Preparing Your Operatory to Ensure Safe Practice

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Not all states require infection control continuing education for dental personnel, therefore, each oral health professional must strive to implement recommendations that represent current evidence and best practices. Consider reading more about this important facet of dental hygiene care.

Ultradent Introduces MTApexTM Bioceramic Root Canal Sealer

Denticle

Now we are seeing a great deal of research and product implementation of biocompatible sealers. Here is all the low down from the great minds in South Jordan, Utah: Ultradent Products, Inc.,

One billion toothbrushes: Practicing sustainability in the clinic

ASDA Blog

We encourage dental students everywhere to consider their long-term impact in both personal and professional spaces. Given our practice reality, the Council on Professional Issues has created a printable PDF flier to help spark ideas for clinic sustainability in dental schools.

Hydroxyapatite Toothpaste: What It Is, Benefits, & Best Brands

Ask The Dentist

Two quick notes: One, in the studies I share within this article, toothpaste is called a “dentifrice” and cavities/tooth decay are referred to as “dental caries.” IF YOU PURCHASE A PRODUCT USING A LINK BELOW, WE MAY RECEIVE A SMALL COMMISSION AT NO ADDITIONAL COST TO YOU.

Long-Awaited Solution to Help Fight Secondary Caries is Finally Here

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This product can be a serious disruptor/game changer in the restorative market. Imagine a restorative material that actually kills bacteria. Here is all the info from Nobio: Nobio Announces the launch of the Infinix™ Advanced Restoratives Product Line Including an Antimicrobial Bonding Agent and the Dental Industry’s First FDA-Cleared Antimicrobial Composites Kadima, Israel & Middlebury, CT; February 22, 2022 — Nobio Ltd.,

Dentsply Sirona’s digital solutions powered by Google Cloud

Denticle

The collaboration with Google Cloud will help dentists and dental labs alike to unlock the full benefits of digital dentistry – whether they are continuing or just starting on their digital journey. Christian Martin, Managing Director Alps Region at Google Cloud, said about this collaboration: “Dentsply Sirona is transforming the dental industry. Primeprint delivers reproducible and accurate results* with strictly biocompatible materials.

Bien Air Annonces Nova Electric Handpiece Will be Available for Ordering at Chicago MidWinter Meeting

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Because of my job in evaluating products for my peers, I approach things cautiously, letting products prove to me their value rather than expecting the value before I touch them. Cyclcro Gears - these are a material that are is used in the transmissions of high performance racing cars.