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2014-03-19 23:04:01

Restore Dental offers CEREC® technology for single-visit tooth restorations. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Restore Dental is using CEREC® technology at its Bentonville, Arkansas office. They are Bentonville’s local CEREC® dentist for single-visit tooth restorations. This eliminates the need to go back to the dentist for a second time, and the cost of the restoration is much more affordable to their patients. CEREC® is a technology for restoring damaged...

Composite Fillings Found To Affect Child Behavior
2012-07-17 09:04:15

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently found that children who receive dental fillings made of bisphenol-A (BPA), a plastics chemical, could have behavioral changes that are small but be significant over a long period of time. In the study, researchers examined 534 children in New England who had fillings for a minimum of two cavities. They looked at their social skills as part of the New England Children´s Amalgam Trial (NECAT) before the...

2012-05-11 02:23:51

SOUTH BEND, Ind., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, today announced that it has launched a new light curing, radio-opaque nano hybrid composite - Venus® Pearl. Venus Pearl is indicated for adhesively bonded, tooth-colored restorations in the anterior and posterior regions. Due to its remarkably soft consistency, this new universal composite delivers outstanding handling while still providing the minimal shrinkage stress and high...

2011-11-28 14:30:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Nov. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently-completed 4th International Heraeus Symposium featured a presentation entitled, "Clinical Relevance and Measurement of the Shrinkage Stress Generation in Photopolymerizing Dental Composites." The presentation, by Jack L. Ferracane, PhD., Professor and Chair at Oregon Health & Science University, was one of 14 presentations given to an audience of 68 key opinion leaders at a two-day symposium sponsored by...

2011-11-18 13:58:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently completed 4th International Heraeus Symposium featured a presentation entitled, "Clinical Relevance and Measurement of the Contraction Stress Generation in Photopolymerizing Dental Composites." The presentation, by Jack L. Ferracane, PhD., Professor and Chair at Oregon Health & Science University, was one of 14 presentations given to an audience of 68 key opinion leaders at a four-day symposium sponsored by Heraeus Kulzer,...

2011-08-09 00:00:28

Dentique Supply Inc., provider of dental composite, composite resin, and filtek composite, is expanding their services. They are now offering 24/7 customer service on all orders. (PRWEB) August 08, 2011 Dental practitioners will now have 24/7 access to Dentique Dental Supply Inc for all their dental composite and dental supply needs. This increased availability allows dental staff to focus on patients during office hours and order supplies when there is time, without sacrificing patient...

2011-02-11 11:24:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people in the United States have dental fillings due to cavities or a high propensity for developing cavities due to genetics, diet, habits, and other factors. While in the past fillings were almost exclusively made of metal, new composite and porcelain materials have been proven to be more effective for dental applications. Dr. Haroun Rostami is a cosmetic dentist in Los Angeles who has provided metal-free dental treatments for...

2009-09-02 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- United Concordia Dental now offers two new benefit options -- implants and posterior composite resin fillings -- for its Concordia Flex((R)), Concordia Preferred((R)) and Concordia Choice(SM) plans for groups of 10 or more enrolled employees. "Brokers, employers and members asked us to make these larger group benefits available to smaller groups," said Sharon Muscarella, United Concordia senior vice president of sales and chief marketing officer....

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2009-07-01 14:00:00

 Tooth-colored fillings may be more attractive than silver ones, but the bonds between the white filling and the tooth quickly age and degrade. A Medical College of Georgia researcher hopes a new nanotechnology technique will extend the fillings' longevity."Dentin adhesives bond well initially, but then the hybrid layer between the adhesive and the dentin begins to break down in as little as one year," says Dr. Franklin Tay, associate professor of endodontics in the MCG School of...

2008-06-15 06:00:21

3M, the technology company that produces thousands of innovative products for a diverse range of industries, announced today that its breakthrough Filtek P90 Low Shrink Posterior Restorative System is now available in the UAE. The Filtek P90 addresses the shrinkage problem of achieving lasting marginal integrity, enabling a dentist to achieve the "perfect margin" a smooth connection between the tooth structure and restoration without interruptions or gaps, and is the first composite to...