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2011-04-20 13:19:00

Consumer groups applaud WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An amalgam of consumer groups today applauded a move by the U.S. government to support the 'phase down' of dental mercury tooth fillings. In a significant strengthening of a previous Food & Drug Administration position, the new U.S. position was submitted to the "Mercury International Negotiation Committee." It calls for a "phase down, with the goal of eventual phase out by all Parties, of mercury...

2011-03-07 07:03:00

SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heraeus Kulzer, provider of esthetic dental solutions, and Sensable Dental, leading provider of Touch-Enabled dental restoration design and fabrication solutions, announced today that Sensable Dental is integrating the Heraeus Premium line digital tooth library into its award-winning Intellifit(TM) Digital Restoration System. Dental labs worldwide using Intellifit now can utilize Heraeus Premium virtual teeth when designing natural-looking...

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...

2010-12-27 07:00:00

CHENGDU, China, Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China SHESAYS Medical Cosmetology Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSAY) ("China SHESAYS" or the "Company"), which operates a network of specialized medical cosmetology hospitals, clinics and skincare centers in Sichuan province, China, today announced that it has recently introduced the CEREC AC porcelain teeth 3D restoration robot at its flagship hospital in Chengdu, becoming the first medical cosmetology company in China to utilize...

2010-12-21 00:01:51

Spring Branch Dental Care is proud to announce its new owner, Dr. Jairo Chavez, DDS, and his new friendly and professional dental team in the southern Hill Country crossroads community of Spring Branch, Texas. With cutting-edge technology and Dr. Chavez's extensive training in advanced techniques, the clinic offers big-city advantages without the traffic jams and often-higher prices. Spring Branch, TX (PRWEB) December 20, 2010 Spring Branch Dental Care is proud to announce its new owner,...

2010-12-13 08:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While an FDA panel re-examines risks of amalgam over the next two days, the World Health Department is expected to release a key report soon recommending that amalgam use be "phased down" globally, consistent with its earlier recommendations.(i) "We welcome WHO's support for "phasing down" amalgam, and urge FDA to do the same," said Michael Bender, director of the Mercury Policy Project. On Dec. 14-15, 2010, an FDA panel will discuss...

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2010-12-11 08:23:02

US health regulators are looking for a second opinion on whether dental fillings that contain mercury are a risk to dental patients, especially in children and pregnant women. Officials with the Food and Drug Administration said although there are no new scientific findings on the silver-colored cavity fillings, it wants feedback on methods it used last year to weigh available data and decide that the alloy is safe. The agency released documents Friday ahead of a public meeting held on the...

2010-10-22 07:00:00

BOSTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A significant majority of dental implant patients are older with facial aging and their dentists may need to consider the benefits of rejuvenation techniques, such as Botox, for maximizing the cosmetic outcomes of the procedure, according to a leading cosmetic surgeon speaking at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID, www.aaid.com) annual meeting. Joseph Niamtu III, DMD is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who transformed the main focus of his...

2010-07-13 07:11:00

REHOVOT, Israel and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Objet Geometries, the innovation leader in 3D printing, together with 3Shape A/S, a global leader in 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions for the Dental Industry, today announced the availability of a jointly developed solution that integrates with the 3Shape Dental System(TM) 2010, enabling its 3D restoration designs to be produced on the Objet Eden line of 3D Printing systems. (Logo:...

2010-02-11 05:16:00

LONDON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent research on the dental devices market, Frost & Sullivan presents Doxa AB with the 2010 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation of the Year for its Ceramir(TM) Crown & Bridge, a dental cement. The first of its kind, Doxa's product is based on the unique Ceramir technology that is developed by nano-structurally integrating bioceramics. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081117/FSLOGO) Dental...


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