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Tooth movement an alternative to bone transplants

Although replacing lost teeth often involves artificially building up the jaw, researchers in Sweden are now showcasing a new method whereby teeth are instead moved into the toothless area using a brace, giving patients the chance of having more teeth.

Park Dental Research to Launch October 1st, 2011 in Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA

Park Dental Research Corporation based in New York, New York USA acquired by Former IMTEC Owner Ronald A. Bulard, DDS from Jack Wimmer, DMD [ Full Story ]

A Microsurgical Approach for the Regeneration of Osseous Defects

Guided Tissue RegenerationGuided tissue regeneration (GTR) using expanded polytetrafluroethylene (ePTFE) barriers results in effective regeneration where the bone fills into the periodontal defect. However, if the barrier collapses into the… [ Full Story ]

Ivoclar Vivadent Continues to Broaden its Global Impact on Dentistry

During August, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted a special program titled the 16th Ivoclar Vivadent Seminar at Mexico City’s World Trade Center. Robert Ganley, CEO, opened the event, stating that this was “the biggest Ivoclar Vivadent meeting in the… [ Full Story ]

Dr. Manuel A. Cordero, DDS, MAGD elected as Secretary of the Academy of General Dentistry

The Hispanic Dental Association is pleased and proud to announce that Dr. Manuel A. Cordero, DDS, MAGD, of Sewell, N.J., was elected as Secretary of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) during the AGD’s 2011 Annual Meeting & Exhibits,… [ Full Story ]

Connecting the dots: Dental medicine team describes how enamel forms

Dental medicine researchers are piecing together the process of tooth enamel biomineralization, which could lead to novel nanoscale approaches to developing biomaterials.

Implant Supported-Titanium Milled Bar Over-Dentures: Clinical Case Report

Abstract:This article aims to determine the indication criteria for a maxillary and mandibular implant-supported overdenture utilizing a milled titanium bar. A case report delineating the treatment plan sequence is presented. [ Full Story ]

Print your own teeth: Rapid prototyping comes to dentistry

What if, instead of waiting days or weeks for a cast to be produced and prosthetic dental implants, false teeth and replacement crowns to be made, your dentist could quickly scan your jaw and “print” your new teeth using a rapid prototyping machine known as a 3-D printer?


3M ESPE announces a new collaboration with BIOMET 3i that uses the Lava Chairside Oral Scanner from 3M ESPE with BIOMET 3i’s patented Encode

Oral appliance therapy improves craniofacial growth direction and snoring, research finds

Children with enlarged tonsils and adenoids who wore an oral appliance for six months experienced more favorable craniofacial growth, enlargement of pharyngeal dimensions, and improved breathing and snoring during sleep, according to new research.