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  • Julie Schmitt

    Matthew Stump, DDS, DICOI, is a big believer in technology, and his practice has invested in many high-tech products, including the 3D imaging system, the GXDP-700 from Gendex. Dr. Stump tells Dental Product Shopper why he feels investing in this technology is a good value for his patients and his practice. As a practitioner, technology allows...

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  • Julie Schmitt

    The trend is changing, and it’s changing fast. More women than ever are choosing to become dentists. Almost 50% of first-year dental students are now women, reports the ADA, a drastic increase from only 16% in 1978. And, for the first time in its history, the ADA has had women serve as presidents for 2 years in a row in 2015 and 2016. Dr....

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  • Julie Cullen

    The X-Mind Unity x-ray generator and SOPIX digital sensor are two products from Acteon that have a lot going for them on their own, but when combined they can something incredibly cool. First off, you can reduce the amount of radiation your patients are exposed to and still get crisp, clear images that will help as you diagnosis the situation...

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  • Julie Schmitt

    It’s official - Dentsply Sirona has been born! DENTSPLY International and Sirona Dental Systems officially completed their merger on February 29th. According to their press release, Dentsply Sirona is now the world’s largest manufacturer of dental products and technologies. With over 100 years of experience collectively, Dentsply Sirona will...

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  • Julie Schmitt

    What is the strangest thing you’ve found in a patient’s mouth? I think I 'opened a can of worms' when I asked our evaluators this question…pun intended! Read on to find out what ‘weirded out’ our Dental Product Shopper dentists and hygienists. The strangest thing I saw in a patient's mouth was a dead maggot under the tongue partially embedded...

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  • Julie Schmitt

    Dentists, dental assistants, and dental hygienists are notorious for promoting nutritious eating habits and a healthy lifestyle. It’s ironic that their own occupations are listed as the unhealthiest jobs in America, according to a recent article in Business Insider. The article lists 27 jobs that are most damaging to a person’s health, and...

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