CHICAGO, Ill., USA: It’s almost time for the Chicago Dental Society’s 156th Midwinter Meeting. In just over a week, you will be able to access a wide variety of educational sessions, meet with exhibitors to learn about the newest and most innovative products in the dental industry and spend some virtual time with your staff and colleagues.
A recent survey commissioned by the American Association of Endodontists reveals that more than half of Americans say the COVID-19 pandemic has caused them to put off general dental check-ups, which can lead to serious oral health problems.
SILVER SPRING, Md., U.S./LONDON, U.K.: BioMin Technologies has announced that its BioMin Restore Plus toothpaste has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for relief of dentine hypersensitivity. The toothpaste is available only on prescription from registered U.S. dental clinicians and is based on BioMin F, a patented bioactive glass complex developed in the laboratories of Queen Mary University of London in the U.K. Dr.Collins, the U.S. license holder, anticipates that the product will become available in the country in spring 2021.
As a pioneer and market leader in sterilization, the Austria-based company W&H is renowned for developing high-quality sterilization devices for the dental practice. Dental Tribune talked to W&H President and CEO Ing. Peter Malata to find out what are the appropriate sterilization levels now needed in the dental office.