Dental Products Report

CDT 2016: 6 changes shaping dentistry
CDT 2016: 6 changes shaping dentistryWith November upon us, it is once again time for what has become our annual review of the additions, changes and deletions in CDT benefit coding. Changes in CDT 2016 came under the two general categories: Stand-alone changes and interrelated changes.
Simple ergonomics: 6 ways to kiss the pain goodbye
Simple ergonomics: 6 ways to kiss the pain goodbyeNearly two-thirds of dentists who retire early do so because of a musculoskeletal disorder.
Two simple ways to add more data to your diagnoses
Two simple ways to add more data to your diagnosesThe ideal diagnostic process is a data driven one: the more information a dentist can get, the better you’ll feel about your decisions.
6 ways lasers can grow your practice
6 ways lasers can grow your practiceLaser dentistry provides many benefits to dentists today, yet many dentists have refrained from investing in them—but that won’t be a trend for long.
Aerospace engineer develops innovative new dental composite
Aerospace engineer develops innovative new dental compositeA University of Missouri engineer who has developed a “flowable” dental composite that can be injected in a cavity and hardened through a high-intensity light, recently received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration to produce this product on a commercial scale.
Researchers developing ‘Trojan horse' to combat oral fungus
Researchers developing ‘Trojan horse' to combat oral fungusThe Trojan horse ploy worked for the Greeks, and now it’s working for researchers, too. A team from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine is employing the age-old strategy to combat a common oral fungus – and it appears they will win the battle.
40 MUST-see products at GNYDM and ADA
40 MUST-see products at GNYDM and ADAThe Greater New York Dental Meeting and ADA Annual Meeting are right around the corner, and there will be plenty of new dental products to see at these much-anticipated shows.
The top 5 most gruesome horror movie injuries - and the ICD-10 codes that could save the victims' lives
The top 5 most gruesome horror movie injuries - and the ICD-10 codes that could save the victims' livesIt’s a dark and stormy night in the small town where your dental practice is located. It’s also one of the first late, late afternoons you’ve worked in the practice since it relocated from the center of town to a new location out by the lake.
Study finds nanodiamonds might prevent tooth loss after root canals
Study finds nanodiamonds might prevent tooth loss after root canalsPeople undergoing root canals may have gained a powerful, if tiny, new ally. Researchers from the UCLA School of Dentistry have found that using nanodiamonds to fortify a material used in the procedure could significantly improve outcomes for patients.
The top 10 things you need to know about ICD-10
The top 10 things you need to know about ICD-10The new ICD-10 diagnostic code set will be implemented on October 1. So, what do you need to know? Here are the top 10 things that will make the transition to ICD-10 a little bit easier.