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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).

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.

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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.

Extend your front desk with digital tools from Simplifeye

September 24, 2020

A set of innovative digital tools available from Simplifeye, run by trained humans, acts as an extension of your dental practice’s front desk. It’s that simple.

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Vista Apex invites you to ‘pink differently’ with its next generation curing light

September 18, 2020

The PinkWave, available from Vista Apex, is the next generation of curing lights, equipped with patented QuadWave Technology that decreases composite shrinkage by up to 37 percent, simultaneously increasing hardness by up to 23 percent.

SkyPulse Er:YAG laser platform

September 17, 2020

Available from Fotona, the SkyPulse Er:YAG laser platform comes in two variations: SkyPulse Endo Plus and SkyPulse Endo Pro.

How dental practices can pivot during difficult times

August 4, 2020

With dental offices across the U.S. having closed temporarily or reduced services due to the coronavirus pandemic, business leaders are trying to find ways to stay afloat until the crisis passes — and figure out how to move forward into an uncertain future.

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