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Adapting dentistry to an eco-focused world

May 4, 2020

As an eco-conscious millennial in the media world and daughter of a periodontist (exposed to more conventions and surgical PowerPoints than I’d like to admit), I was delighted to find out that oral care has turned a little bit greener.

7 steps to care for your equipment during down time

April 23, 2020

In these extraordinary times many dental offices are closed or dramatically reducing hours to help protect patients and staff and conform to local/state requirements. Much of modern dental equipment was built around the concept of daily/weekly use and not meant to sit for longer periods of time of non-use.

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Case report: The use of Bio-C Sealer and Bio-C Repair in periapical surgery

April 3, 2020

Abstract: This case report aims to present a clinical case in which periapical surgery with root-end filling was performed with the use of new bioceramic-based sealers. The ease handle of these materials was verified as well as a fast bone repair in a short period. It was concluded, and, if the results are maintained in the long term, these sealers may be the first choice for these clinical procedures.

Study: Waterpik water flossers improve oral health when used with oscillating electric toothbrush

April 1, 2020

Fort Collins, CO — Waterpik, the No. 1 water flosser brand, recently evaluated the efficacy of a water flosser in addition to an oscillating power toothbrush in a four-week randomized controlled clinical trial. The study found that while brushing with an oscillating power brush alone did improve oral health, the addition of the water flosser provided significantly superior results for people with mild to moderate gingivitis.

Predictable implant uncovery with diode laser

March 19, 2020

Dental implants are placed either utilizing a one-stage approach (healing abutment placed at implant placement) or a two-stage approach (implant is covered by soft tissue at time of placement) and modification of the soft tissue to expose the implant fully may be required.

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The next generation: Two-piece, metal-free screwed ZERAMEX XT

March 15, 2020

This case involved a simple placement of an implant in a site with adequate bone in an overall healthy patient. The case is significant in that it was the first case ever worldwide using the ZERAMEX XT Ceramic Implant System.

Benefits of bonding meet the simplicity of traditional cementing

December 15, 2019

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: BISCO’s next-generation resin cement combines the benefits of bonding with the simplicity of a traditional cementing protocol.

HealthyStart, a comprehensive pediatric airway system, offers online training

August 30, 2019

With HealthyStart, a comprehensive pediatric airway system, you can start young patients on the pathway to better health. You have spent many hours attending classes, understanding the research and possibly treating adult OSA patients, but now you realize that the pediatric patient is the next direction for treatment.

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