Midwinter Meeting and beyond

Dental Wings  introduced a Powder-Free Dental Wings Intraoral Scanner handpiece at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, Feb 23-25, and will share it with attendees at the International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany, March 21-25. According to a news release, the Powder-Free Dental Wings Intraoral Scanner handpiece leverages the unique Dental Wings Multiscan Imaging™ technology to provide ergonomics, […]

Is your Tooth Fairy in tune with the economy?

Maybe the Tooth Fairy earned a Master’s in economics.  USA Today reported that the Tooth Fairy’s cash payout increase is within a percentage point of the S&P 500’s, continuing the survey’s pattern of following the index’s direction for 12 of the past 13 years. According to Delta Dental’s 13th annual Tooth Fairy survey, cash payouts during the past year […]

Midwinter Meeting + Solea = Milestone Marker

Convergent Dental introduces Solea® SW 3.1.1, and its significant advancements in usability and patient comfort, at the 2017 Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting. Dental professionals are invited to experience the Solea SW 3.1.1 by visiting Convergent Dental at Booth #4431. The latest software associated with the industry-leading, computer-aided, CO2 all-tissue dental laser system, according to a statement released […]

Professor offers reminder for our nation

In her Letter to the Editor aligned with National Children’s Dental Health Month, Julie Cleary, a professor of Dental Health Programs at Luzerne County Community College in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania offered reminders of the responsibility we all share: oral health care of children. She recalls 12-year-old Deamonte Driver, a Maryland boy whose untreated cavity led to a fatal brain infection in […]

This nose news is no Pinocchio tale.

A nasal spray can help patients avoid pain at the dentist,  according to Knowridge Science Report.  According to the report, Mark Kollar, co-founder of  St. Renatus, the company that developed Kovanaze, or K305, experienced a basketball injury that garnered him 21 stitches. The rest is history, according to the report: “A fellow player happened to be an ear […]

Want to talk spaceflight research at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting?

Stop by booths 4508/4509, where Denterprise International Inc. (DII), a Florida-based manufacturer of dental imaging products will share details of their recent work with NASA. Denterprise’s new Xray2Go-Mini Handheld X-ray generator and its DuraRay Digital sensors have been chosen as part of a multi-year study on bone healing in space. This potentially life enhancing program is being […]

Does negativity make you want to scream? Robb Zbierski has a solution.

“He is awesome! I could listen to him 24/7. I wish I had a virtual Robb to start every day!!” said Melissa Mahle, Purchasing Agent at Benco Dental after Robb Zbierski’s 9 a.m. presentation “Train Your Brain for Success”. Robb Zbierski, a speaker for Freedom Personal Development, visited the dental distribution company’s home office in Pittston, Pennsylvania […]

Taking Children’s Dental Health Month by storm, Twitter storm, that is.

Today, Michigan Caries Prevention Program @MI_Teeth is hosting an all-day Twitter Storm, featuring Professor Floss and Coach Brush at Floss University, shown. In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, they’re sharing the importance of children’s oral health. There’s still time to join the conversation. To participate in the Twitter Storm:  use any of the tweets listed featured at the link […]

Looking for a virtual dental art gallery? Dr. Larry Emmott’s got you covered.

Regarding dental technology, Dr. Larry Emmott brings a range of knowledge to the table. With his blog, Emmott on Technology, this dental high tech authority since 2005 has been fulfilling his mission of “helping dentists make good technology choices.” In addition to publishing high tech guides, sharing his talents as a practicing general dentist for over 30 years […]