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  • SprintRay

    The new SprintRay Pro 3D printer, announced at the Chicago Midwinter meeting in November of last year, is getting lots of attention due to its incredible throughput, user-friendly design, and superb support. The printer allows dentists to take control of digital dentistry – from setting their own fees to offering personalized care. Thanks in...

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  • Samantha Negraval

    A “flagship” is defined as the ship in a fleet which carries the commanding admiral. So when Planmeca calls the new Planmeca Viso its “flagship CBCT unit,” authority is implied. Planmeca Viso represents the next big step forward in 3D imaging technology. A leader has a versatile skill set and accordingly, Planmeca Viso offers 2D, 3D, and...

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  • Samantha Negraval

    Patients are sensitive to the words “root canal”… and so are dentists who don’t have a lot of confidence in their endodontic technique! It’s why many general dentists refer the work out to a specialist, but in doing so, lose valuable practice revenue. Confidence is no longer a question of technology, as many dentists have access to advanced 3D...

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  • Allison Walker

    Clinicians use endodontic hand instruments such as explorers, spreaders, pluggers, and excavators regularly, so having a set that is designed with ergonomics in mind will help reduce hand fatigue and the long-term effects of aggressively pinching instruments during procedures. Paradise Dental Technologies (PDT) endodontic instruments feature...

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  • Michael Howard

    Over the years, technological advancements have given way to a multitude of changes in dental practice and patient care. A restorative digital dentistry (RDD) workflow is a result of these changes, an ever-evolving practice model that allows for more accurate and less invasive impression capture, improved restoration design and, ultimately,...

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  • Dental Product Shopper

    Distinguish Your Practice from the Competition Forward-thinking dental practices are incorporating patient communication systems that minimize effort and maximize efficiency. The digital transformation of 2019 triggers new demands from tech-savvy patients who rely heavily on business reviews and exceptional customer care. By streamlining...

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  • Samantha Negraval

    It was 2013 when Lighthouse 360 achieved one of the highest product evaluation scores in the history of Dental Product Shopper magazine, scoring 4.9 out of 5 points. Technology changes over the years, new services become available, and companies make updates. Such was the case for Lighthouse 360, and they were willing to go back to the sounding...

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  • Marie

    Even after 75 years, Kettenbach continues to be at the forefront of innovation when it comes delivering dental impression and bite registration material, such as such as Panasil, Identium, Futar and Silginat, to clinicians. In fact, last year the company was named a Top 100 Innovator at the fifth German Mittelstands-Summit. The company knows...

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  • Samantha Negraval

    How many times have you joined a professional organization but not taken advantage of its breadth of resources? We’ve all been guilty of this. But when the organization puts a patient education platform right at your fingertips as part of your membership—and the resources could benefit your entire practice—it’s important to take advantage. Spear...

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  • In this Practice Focus video, we check out Dr. Arsalan Khan’s technology-first practice in Richmond, TX and examine the digital tools he uses to serve the community and stay ahead of the competition. Visit the Sweet Tooth Smiles website Read more about Align iTero’s Element 2 Read more about VivioSites website design and SEO services

    Date:05/15/2019

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  • Michael Howard

    Receive 25% Off Your First Materials Order A specialist in digital manufacturing technology, Axsys Incorporated is celebrating its 25-year legacy of industry excellence with a special online sales promotion. Axsys offers a comprehensive line of CAD/CAM software, scanners, milling machines, tooling, furnaces, hard and soft materials as well as...

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  • Angela Sabarese

    Bioactive materials help prevent restoration failure over the long term by addressing the primary reason restorations fail in the first place: degradation of the bonding layer. Bonding agents tend to degrade over time, causing micro-leakage that can lead to secondary decay and restoration failure. When it comes to cementation, restoration...

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  • Marie

    You probably already have some environmental friendly initiatives at your practice, such as recycling amalgam and using electronic medical records. But what about the products you use during treatment—are there opportunities to use greener options? Directa Dental has made transitioning to some environmentally friendlier options easy, offering...

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  • Michael Howard

    Whether placing composites or amalgam, successful Class II restorations require establishing tight proximal contacts and good anatomical contours. To achieve this level of precision, dentists often make use of metal or plastic bands known as matrices. These devices are secured around the crown of a tooth and confine restorative materials so that...

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  • Michael Howard

    A good impression makes all the difference in restorative dentistry. Obtaining an accurate impression provides an exact record of the prepared tooth along with the area adjacent to its margins. This allows laboratory technicians to form a cast that is an exact replication of the prepared tooth and a restoration that precisely fits anatomical...

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  • Michael Howard

    Composite resin bonding is an efficient, minimally-invasive technique that can be used to create beautifully life-like direct restorations. While sometimes used for general or emergency procedures, composite bonding is primarily considered a cosmetic solution. Common applications include restoration of gapped, chipped, fractured and decayed...

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  • Michael Howard

    Dentists and patients alike are drawn to resin composites due to their natural, tooth-like esthetics. However, most composite materials are still limited in terms of their ability to truly match the color of dentition. Composites generally rely on dyes and pigments restricted to a range of VITA shades to emulate human teeth. As a result,...

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  • Michael Howard

    Dentists and patients alike are drawn to resin composites due to their natural, tooth-like esthetics. However, most composite materials are still limited in terms of their ability to truly match the color of dentition. Composites generally rely on dyes and pigments restricted to a range of VITA shades to emulate human teeth. As a result,...

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  • Marie

    Expert Insights Nearly every practice has to dedicate some time and effort to attracting new patients and retaining existing ones in order to keep the business growing and thriving. Why not supplement your current strategy with some expert insights from quip? The oral health care company has some high-tech and low-lift ideas you can start using...

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  • Marie

    When a product is worth the investment, it’s a good buy. That’s why Hager Worldwide recently acquired the Bambach Saddle Seat companies in Europe and Australia. Over the past 30 years, dentists and other professionals have reaped the benefits of sitting in a position that reduces pain in the back, neck, arms, hands and shoulders. With the...

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