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Faster Dental Treatment With New Dental Filling Material
2014-05-01 03:46:56

Vienna University of Technology A new dental filling material, developed at the Vienna University of Technology, is easier to harden. It makes dental treatment faster and easier. In modern dentistry, amalgam fillings have become unpopular. Instead, white composite materials are more commonly used, which at first glance can hardly be distinguished from the tooth. The majority of these composites are based on photoactive materials that harden when they are exposed to light. But as the...

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...

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...


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