Latest Dental materials Stories

Urine, Hair Samples Overestimate Mercury Exposure From Dental Fillings
2013-03-21 10:37:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the University of Michigan reveals that a common test currently used to determine mercury exposure from dental amalgam fillings may significantly overestimate the amount of toxic metal released from fillings. Although scientists agree that mercury vapor is released into the mouth by dental amalgam fillings, the amount released remains controversial, as does the question of the health risk posed by this release....

2013-03-06 23:03:59

IOS Technologies´ complete in-office milling solution is now available for users of 3M ESPE´s 3M True Definition Scanner and 3Shape´s TRIOS. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013 IOS Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Glidewell Laboratories, industry-leading provider of dental lab products and services, announced today that its new TS150 Mill can now be integrated with the 3M True Definition Scanner and 3Shape TRIOS® digital impression solution. The TS150 Mill...

2013-02-14 23:00:48

A UN treaty signed in January, 2013 mandates the phase-out of amalgam fillings worldwide due to health concerns, and Dr. Daniel Strader of Dallas Designer Smiles in Dallas, TX is being recognized locally for implementing a no-amalgam policy nearly thirty years ago. Dr. Strader has recently received top reviews on third party industry review sites andhas been featured on CBS News for his knowledge about the dangers of amalgam fillings and efforts in improving the health and safety of his...

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