A hygienist shares her thoughts on lasers, best practices during a pandemic January 22, 2021 -- Lynn Atkinson, RDH, spoke with us about her experience as a dental hygienist and where she thinks the future of dental hygiene is heading, especially during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Atkinson also shared her thoughts on dental patients returning to the practice and how she believes dental lasers can be a big plus. Discuss
4 trends this DSO dentist owner is watching in 2021 January 22, 2021 -- What trends for 2021 are being predicted by a dentist owner of a dental service organization (DSO)? Dr. Adam Marina offers his thoughts on what he believes will be the game-changers for dentistry this year and beyond. Discuss
Align Technology establishes new headquarters in Ariz. January 20, 2021 -- Align Technology has established its new global corporate headquarters in Tempe, AZ, effective January 1, 2021. The company's San Jose, CA, campus remains the hub for its global innovation, product, and marketing organization and will become home to its new digital innovation center, currently under construction.
Survey finds the most annoying sound has a dental connection January 15, 2021 -- Don't you love it when your patients have strong enough teeth and gums to eat whatever they want, whenever they want? But while we may love to see people eating, we love it even more when it's done quietly. At least that's what a recent survey pointed out after investigating the sounds we find most annoying. Discuss
Ormco releases Spark clear aligner update January 14, 2021 -- Ormco has announced new features for its Spark clear aligner system, which it said represent a substantial upgrade and will give orthodontists greater control in planning and carrying out treatment.
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.