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Firegang redefines implant marketing

February 18, 2021

Wish your marketing company delivered qualified implant patients instead of leads? For years, dentists have been marketing for dental implants in the exact same way: Advertising a special offer or a free consultation, sending patients to a website and hoping they contact you.

Things to consider before opening a dental practice

January 27, 2021

The path to opening a dental practice can feel overwhelming. It is important to work with a team you can trust. Henry Schein Equipment Specialists can provide support through the entire process and help build your project team.

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Use of a decalcified cortical bone plate to aid in lateral ridge augmentation

January 14, 2021

This article is by Arun K. Garg, DMD; Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS; Renato Rossi Jr., DMD, MSc, PhD; and Maria del Pilar Rios. DMD. MSc. PhD

Seeing is believing: iTero Element 5D Imaging System

November 11, 2020

Align Technology announced earlier this year that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the award-winning iTero Element 5D Imaging System for commercial availability in the United States.

Advances in diaphanization and photography reveal wonders of dental pulp chamber

October 14, 2020

Many readers will be familiar with Craig Barrington, DDS, whose photography has been featured on the cover of roots a number of times over the years. His images also appeared in Endo Tribune along with an interview (see “The immense variability of human tooth anatomy,” Endo Tribune, December 2016, Vol. 11, No. 4, Page 1).

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A handpiece designed for root canal preparation and irrigation

October 13, 2020

The AW-100 is an air-driven handpiece specifically designed for root canal preparation and irrigation. Its major characteristics, as described by Micron Corp., the company behind the product, are as follows.

Creation of gummy bone to improve osseous graft handling and healing by incorporation of PRP

October 9, 2020

Osseous grafting needs to be performed in some clinical situations. This may vary from socket preservation following extraction, repair of bone loss at the furcation, filling voids between the socket walls and implant when immediate implants are planned, sinus augmentation to treatment of exposed implant threads. These are managed by use of osseous particles, which can be allografts, autografts, xenografts or even synthetic materials.

Periodontist becomes one of first to use surgical robotics when placing implants

September 30, 2020

Since 2000, more than 6 million robotic-assisted surgeries have taken place across multiple medical specialties, including cardiovascular, neurology and orthopedics. But surgical robotics have only recently been available to dentists.

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