Does zirconia get a bad rap from late night infomercials?

Dental technician and co-owner of Miami-based Zahntechnique CDL, a leader in digitally manufactured restorations, Alexander Wunsche, CDT, says yes. Wunsche discussed zirconia, which he says “might well become the most important dental material of the near (and perhaps more distant future) in a guest column with Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine. “Dentistry moves quickly. New […]

University of Alabama is calling all scholars

Small but mighty. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is transforming an entire industry through its relentless focus on dental research. According to a recent article by Melanie Bavaria for Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine. “The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s dental program (an offshoot of the Yellowhammer State’s flagship university in Tuscaloosa) is modest […]

Have toothpicks gone by the wayside? #thedailyfloss won’t shed a tear.

While floss (!) and interdental brushes offer safer solutions for cleaning in between teeth, people have been picking their teeth for hundreds of years. Just ask Washington Post reporter Sarah Kaplan, who recently discussed evidence that Neanderthals used toothpicks for dentistry. Signs of toothpick use have been seen in Neanderthal skulls, according to James Wynbrandt in […]