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Perfect Harmony: CEREC and Galileos

July 15th, 2010 · No Comments

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Tags: Chairside CAD/CAM · Digital Radiography · Digital X-Rays · Imaging · News · Radiography · Technology

Keeping Up with Dental Technology, It’s Easy!

June 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

It’s not like you don’t have a full schedule. You practice dentistry and run a business, go to local professional meetings – maybe city meetings, travel to CE courses, and somehow, you manage to have a family and a social life. These days, dentists also have to stay in touch with the latest technological developments. […]

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Pennsylvania Dentists Must Look for Love Outside the Office

October 23rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Pennsylvania Dentists Must Look for Love Outside the Office

In the state where “Virtue, Liberty, and Independence” is the motto, dentists and dental care professionals can no longer date their patients. The State Board of Dentistry and Pennsylvania Dental Association disagree on the new ruling. The Board has deemed that sexual misconduct is defined as such: “[a]ny sexual conduct with a current patient, including […]

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Bits of News in Dentistry

October 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off on Bits of News in Dentistry

A report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. predicts dental supplies in the global market will exceed nearly $22 billion by 2015. Read the full report here. GlaxoSmithKline is buying Biotene (by Laclede), the leading OTC treatment for dry mouth. Last year, Biotene sold $50 million across the globe, with more than half of the sales […]

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Genetic Mutations Cause Dental and Oral Abnormalities

September 17th, 2008 · Comments Off on Genetic Mutations Cause Dental and Oral Abnormalities

Cleft palate and tooth abnormalities (missing, additional, underdeveloped teeth) have been linked to a series of genes numbering more than a dozen. These include ERBB2, IRF6, MSX1, PVR, PVRL, and TGFA. University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine found the link, which could lead to risk screening and, ultimately, corrective gene therapy. People with cleft […]

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Dentsply’s Growth Not Squelched by Economic Downturn

July 31st, 2008 · Comments Off on Dentsply’s Growth Not Squelched by Economic Downturn

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Angie’s List Poll: 50% are Afraid of the Dentist

July 16th, 2008 · Comments Off on Angie’s List Poll: 50% are Afraid of the Dentist

Angie’s List is an online community and resource that recently added dentists to the healthcare category on the site. A recent poll found that half of Angie’s List  respondents fear dental visits – whether because of pain, needles, drills, or other reasons. The poll also revealed that most patients stay with their dentist, even if […]

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Dentistry in the News

July 11th, 2008 · Comments Off on Dentistry in the News

Inspiration from a Fellow Dentist Dentists are persistent, and those who persist succeed. Take, for instance, Capt. Mehmet Danis, the CFB Kingston dentist who recently placed sixth in the 250-km, six-phase race across the Gobi Desert. The man didn’t even have a pair of trail running shoes, but instead wore street tennies. What Not to […]

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Spreading Goodwill & Strong Smiles Across America

July 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off on Spreading Goodwill & Strong Smiles Across America

What better way to ring off the Fourth of July weekend than with news about some of the great volunteers and philanthropic efforts in the dental field over the past week? These are just a sampling of the many news stories that often get overlooked for more exciting events. Think about what America could be […]

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Understanding Cone Beam CT

December 16th, 2007 · No Comments

To get an understanding of what makes cone beam ct (Also known as CBVT; Cone Beam Volumetric Tomography) different imagine that you are Superman. Superman of course has x-ray vision. As Superman you could stand beside Lois Lane and focus your x-ray vision on her lower 1st molar and view an image of the tooth that is similar to a traditional radiograph. Now imagine that as Superman you can fly around Lois and view her molar from any angle; from the lingual from the mesial even straight up from the root tips. That (and more) is what cone Beam CT allows us to do.

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Tags: Radiography