Dental school: If I could do it all over again

I might be branding myself as a super-nerd here, but I love school. So much so that I switched paths in dentistry to be in academia full-time, fulfilling my dream

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Interview: “ISQ is one of the key indicators for immediate loading when desired”

Dr William Martin will be one of four speakers at the upcoming Osstell ISQ Online Symposium on 16 September. Martin, who is a prosthodontist and clinical professor in the Department

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Metal or Plastic Fillings?

> Fillings are very common procedures and while they are preventable, they still happen. So, if you are getting a filling done, should you go with metal or plastic as

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Planmeca to aquire Envista’s KaVo Treatment Unit and Instrument business

HELSINKI, Finland/BREA, Calif., US: It was announced today that Planmeca, one of the largest privately owned manufacturers in the dental field, has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the

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Planmeca: Achieving aesthetic success with digital workflows

HELSINKI, Finland: Brazilian prosthodontist Dr Thiago Ottoboni made the transition to digital dentistry a couple of years ago. Today, he uses digital dental solutions for both composite and ceramic restorations

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Study finds teledentistry a valid substitute for in-person initial consultations

LONDON, UK: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the widespread adoption of videoconferencing tools in many industries, and dentistry is no exception. A new study has found that, for triage

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2021 GNYDM to only accept fully vaccinated attendees

NEW YORK, U.S.: The 2020 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) went virtual owing to the pandemic, but its 2021 iteration is set to return to an in-person format. To

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Interview: Understanding the timing of post-extraction implant placement

On 16 September, Osstell will be holding its ISQ Online Symposium, presenting four scientific sessions and one panel discussion. One of the speakers at the event, which is being held

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Dental electric motor company Micro-NX to launch handpiece line-up at IDS 2021

DAEGU, South Korea: Micro-NX is a South Korean company that specialises in manufacturing dental electric motors, including motors for implant surgery procedures. Its electric motors are manufactured using a technology

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Designing for the environment—sustainability in plastic products

There are many different aspects to consider in guiding the individual to suitable oral hygiene products: the patient’s oral status, abilities, preferences and motivation, as well as the design and

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