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Entries from February 2010

Icon Acid Syringe for Tooth Preparation

February 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment

No more drill? If you’ve shied away from hard tissue lasers and you hate the mess with air abrasion, but you know that your rotary drill is antiquated, check this out: acid. Yep – now you can prepare teeth for fillings with the same stuff that burned off the face of the Joker…kind of. Acid […]

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3D Mobile Press Release: Mobile NewTom Cone Beam 3D Imaging

February 8th, 2010 · 2 Comments

(Augusta, GA and Elmsford, NY, January 13, 2010; 3D Mobile Imaging of the CSRA and AFP Imaging Corporation [OTC.AFPC.PK]) Dental practitioners in Georgia and South Carolina can now offer the latest technology and greatest convenience to their patients thanks to a new mobile dental radiology service. 3D Mobile Imaging of the CSRA is the only […]

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Health Care Reform: Implications for the Dentist

February 5th, 2010 · 4 Comments

Health care reform has been one of the major agendas of the new administration.  Everyone has been wondering how exactly it is going to work and what it means for them – both personally and professionally.  The dental community has specific concerns because  dental care is essential to the overall health of  every individual.  Unfortunately, […]

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Planmeca’s New Dental Chair offers unique features and controls for dentists

February 5th, 2010 · No Comments

New design introduced at California Dental Association Show Roselle, Ill.—November 16, 2009–Planmeca’s new dental chair and ambidextrous left/right dental unit offers dentists unprecedented control of instruments while providing a custom fit with exceptional comfort for patients in the new PM 272 dental chair. “Our new PM 270 Dental Unit and Chair has a unique feature […]

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Make Your Dental Practice Thrive: CE in San Diego March 5-6, 2010

February 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Continuing Education Seminar located in San Diego, CA. – March 5th and 6th, 2010 During this exclusive event, Bill Blatchford DDS, Robert Lowe DDS and Ron Zokol DMD will be sharing proven clinical techniques and sound business rules to enable you to have a quality, profitable practice during any economy. Not only will you Earn […]

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145th Chigago Midwinter Meeting for Dental Professionals

February 4th, 2010 · No Comments

Are you going? The 145th Chicago Midwinter Meeting is scheduled for February 25-27, 2010. Along with great courses and special events, 600 exhibitors will show off the latest and greatest products in dentistry today. Visit for details!

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Tags: Continuing Education

Dentist Hopes all Americans will Chip a Tooth

February 2nd, 2010 · No Comments

When Dr. Kevin Brunski of Crown Point, IN saw a news story about a missing child, then pet his dog, he got an idea. The lump in his dog’s back was an identification chip, so if the pet strayed, he could be located by computer. Dr. Brunski’s idea developed as the I-Denti-Fied chip, and he’s […]

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New Technology Reverses Effects of Gum Disease

February 2nd, 2010 · 10 Comments

At the Griffith Institute for Health and Medical Research in Brisbane, Australia, Professor Saso Ivanovski has grown layers of cells, including stem and gingival varieties. The gingival cells are gathered from ligaments that surround teeth, then placed in cultures and grown in sheets. These cellular sheets can be transferred to teeth roots in guided tissue […]

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Press Release:Lares Laser Cleared for Subgingival Calculus

February 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Chico, CA:  January 27, 2010—Lares® Research and Fotona announced today that they have received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the PowerLase® AT Er:YAG laser for the removal of subgingival calculus in periodontal pockets with periodontitis.  The new indication for use is an important element of the Lares Research laser treatment protocol for periodontal disease: Wavelength-optimized […]

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