There is news of lead being reported in dental work imported from China and India. Read about the ADA’s reaction here.
Entries from February 2008
February 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Lead Found in Dental Imports
February 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Techie Vocabulary to Help You Understand Your Website
Occlusal. Periodontal. Endodontic. To your patients, these terms may sound technical and intimidating, though you know the lingo well. It’s the same scenario between you and your website support company. Navigation. URL. Flash. What on earth does it all mean? Unfortunately, there aren’t lay terms for much of the jargon that has to do with […]
February 28th, 2008 · Comments Off on Will Teeth Whitening Keep Them Coming Back for More?
Two-thirds of dentists reported to TheWealthyDentist.com that when patients come in for teeth whitening, less than 40% move on to other cosmetic dental procedures. Female dentists reported a higher conversion rate, and some dentists linked the disheartening statistic to the economy, their region and clientele, or the feeling that cosmetic dentistry/teeth whitening is considered hype. […]
February 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on 3M ESPE introduces Lava COS to compete with iTero
The world of dental impressions is evolving – and this change is good. Really good. Showcased at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting last week, 3M ESPE’s new Lava™ Chairside Oral Scanner takes digital impressions – sound familiar? A few months ago, DentalBlogs covered the iTero, which does the same thing. As a recap, digital impressions are […]
February 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on Yogurt Good for Gums, Health
Yogurt has been around for centuries in the Middle East. It came to the US, was mixed with fruit and sweetener, and was sold by Dannon in the late 1800s. The 1950 release of Look Younger, Live Longer, a popular book by Gayelord Hauser shot yogurt sales through the roof. And although the FDA hasn’t […]
February 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Going Rate for a Primary Tooth
According to Securian Dental Plans, the rate for a primary tooth in on the rise. The Tooth Fairy PollSM reported a 22% increase, from $1.71 to $2.09. Read the full article here.
February 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Botox for TMD Causing Problems
If you treat TMJ dysfunction with Botox, you need to read this artilce. Apparantly, while Botox is safe for cosmetic applications, it may not be the best option for neuromuscular disorders. The Physicians Coalition for Injectible Safety reports that Botox and Mybloc injections as neuromuscular therapy can cause complications. Read the full article on UDENT […]
February 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Sci Can Step Matic
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February 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Septodont Composite Resin
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February 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Snap on Smile
Dr. Marc Liechtung discusses the Snap on Smile at the Chicago Mid Winter Meeting Watch this video!