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Researchers Patent New Dental Antibacterial Agent

January 22, 2014 11:17 am | by Rhona Schwartz, University of Washington | News | Comments

Four UW School of Dentistry faculty members have received a patent for a new way of using titanium-based materials to fight oral bacteria. The patent culminates several years of work in which the group studied a novel class of substances...

Stratasys 3D Printing Added to 3Shape Implant Planning and Guided Surgery Solution

January 17, 2014 11:49 am | by Stratasys | News | Comments

Stratasys Ltd., a manufacturer of 3D printers and materials for personal use, prototyping and production, today announced that optimized manufacturing pre-settings for its Objet30 OrthoDesk and Objet Eden 3D Printers have been added to the...

The Internet-Connected Toothbrush

January 10, 2014 11:06 am | by Peter Svensson, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Armbands that track how much you move have become popular ways to motivate people to get fit. But how fit are your teeth? Are you lazy about brushing them? Never fear: An inventor is on the case. An electric toothbrush senses how long and...

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Photos of the Day: Brushing Your Teeth Online

January 10, 2014 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The Kolibree toothbrush sits on display at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Using Bluetooth wireless, the toothbrush senses how it’s moved and can send the information to an Android phone or iPhone and will be able...

Achieving 3D Visualization for Chairside Dental Assistance Devices with Embedded APUs

January 8, 2014 4:29 pm | by Richard Freitag, White Lion Technologies, and Buddy Broeker, AMD Embedded Solutions | Articles | Comments

Like many technologies in the healthcare domain, the dental assistance device market is moving quickly to embrace 3D visualization at the point of care via a new generation of video- and graphics-optimized touchscreen panels that can be... 

Henry Schein nabs 5 dental businesses from Arseus

January 7, 2014 3:43 pm | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Healthcare giant Henry Schein agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to acquire 5 dental businesses from Belgium-based Arseus, the companies announced this week. Schein is poised to acquire 100% of the assets of dental practice software...  

Next Generation Procedures Tables Set New Benchmark in Efficient, Patient-Focused Design

January 6, 2014 3:56 pm | by Midmark Corporation | News | Comments

As the healthcare industry evolves and places renewed emphasis on patient-caregiver engagement, Midmark Corporation, a leading medical solutions provider and trusted leader in digital diagnostic devices for non-acute care, recently introduced...

Polecam Brings a Clear View of OR Procedures for Surgical Training

January 6, 2014 3:25 pm | by Mel Noonan, Stylus Media Consultants | Articles | Comments

Polecam has gained recognition around the world as a lightweight carbon fiber camera jib used to raise production values in all types of program making. Additionally, some forward thinkers in various medical companies around the world have...

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Photos of the Day: Bird's Eye View...of Surgery

January 6, 2014 3:25 pm | by Polecam | News | Comments

Some forward thinkers in various medical companies around the world have recognized the Polecam’s potential for looking over the shoulders of surgeons in the operating theater to give an unrestricted high definition, or even 3D view of...  

Ormco Corporation Unveils Its Strategy To Be The Market Leader In Digital Orthodontic Technology

January 6, 2014 9:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ormco, a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced orthodontic technology and services, unveiled its strategy today to be the market leader in digital orthodontics. Since 2010, the company has invested more than $50 million in digital...

Henry Schein Completes Strategic Investment in Dental Implant Manufacturer BioHorizons

December 31, 2013 7:19 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Henry Schein, Inc., the world's largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced the completion of a 60% equity investment in BioHorizons, Inc., a U.S.-based...

BioElectronics Enters the $20 Billion Dental Market

December 30, 2013 9:15 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

BioElectronics Corporation, the maker of advanced consumer medical devices, announced today that Pros Apac Corporation based in Manila will be the exclusive dental distributor for RecoveryRx® in the Philippines. The global dental equipment...

Align Tech and execs escape finance fraud lawsuit

December 13, 2013 9:29 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

California dental devices maker Align Technology and 2 of its top executives are off the hook after a federal judge dismissed a class action lawsuit accusing the company of misrepresenting its finances and reaping millions through illegal...

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New FDA approved pre-surgical treatment for cleft lip/palate

December 12, 2013 8:00 am | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Parents and healthcare professionals who care for more than 4,000 cleft lip/palate babies born each year in the U.S. now have a new non-invasive pre-surgical treatment available that research finds is as effective as the established method...

Power Management Systems for Mobile Medical Carts

December 10, 2013 2:21 pm | by Michael J. Mardis, Technical Sales, Hoffman Engineered Systems | Articles | Comments

Most mobile carts feature onboard power systems equipped with single or multiple batteries intended to provide enough energy to run computers, displays, scanners and other devices for extended periods of time without recharging. Power systems...

Henry Schein to buy a 60% stake in BioHorizons

November 26, 2013 10:32 am | by Mass Device | News | Comments

Henry Schein said it plans to pick up a 60% stake in dental implant maker BioHorizons for an undisclosed amount. The deal calls for Schein to lend BioHorizons about $145 million to fund a distribution to shareholders, followed by an equity...

Sigma Labs, Inc. Obtains Exclusive Patent Rights For Advanced Dental Implant Technology

November 14, 2013 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sigma Labs, Inc. announced today that it has obtained the complete assignment interest in its critical patent on advanced dental implant technology thereby enabling commercialization to proceed unencumbered.  This supports Sigma Labs exclusive...

TopoChip Reveals the Braille Code of Cells

October 23, 2013 3:39 pm | by American Institute of Physics | News | Comments

Learning the Braille code of cells has potential applications in the world of artificial implants, which include heart valves, dental implants, and artificial joints. Our bodies respond to some of these implants in negative ways, for example forming scar tissue around the foreign object.

A Laboratory for All (Cleaning) Situations

October 21, 2013 4:37 pm | by Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft | News | Comments

When it comes to cleanliness, we tend to think of "dust bunnies" cheerfully frolicking through the home, or perhaps of a vacuum cleaner designed to put an end to their merriment. But cleanliness is a topic of concern for automobile technicians, dental ...

Staying On Top

October 18, 2013 3:28 pm | by Stacey Wiebe, DP Technology | Articles | Comments

There is magic in machining. After all, job shops turn daydream concepts into those you can actually touch, and with nary an “Abracadabra” to boot. But Single Source, Inc.—no mom-and-pop job shop by any stretch of the imagination—is a place where parts go to be born.

World's First All Tissue Ablative Laser Scanning Handpiece for Dentistry

October 15, 2013 8:00 pm | by PR Newswire | News | Comments

Lasers4Dentistry, a division of Technology4Medicine, will launch the revolutionary X-Runner™ digital laser scanning handpiece at the upcoming meeting of the American Dental Association being held in New Orleans, LA from 31 October through...

Researchers Find Potential Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s

October 4, 2013 10:13 am | by UF Health | News | Comments

Oral bacteria from poor dental hygiene have been linked to brain tissue degeneration, according to new evidence from an international team of researchers, including one at the University of Florida College of Dentistry. UF’s Lakshmyya Kesavalu, B.V.Sc., M.Sc., S.C.C., an associate professor in the College of Dentistry department of periodontology...

Photos of the Day: Funding Regeneration

September 30, 2013 11:47 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

Implants made of biocompatible material will help heal soldiers wounded in the battlefield and civilians as well through research at Rice University and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. The implants hold open a space for a more permanent repair.

DoD Grant Will Push Regenerative Medicine

September 30, 2013 11:34 am | by Rice University | News | Comments

A $75 million Department of Defense grant to improve technologies to treat soldiers injured on the battlefield and advance care for the public will involve bioengineers at Rice University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Nanotube Technology for Better Dental Implants

September 23, 2013 10:29 am | by Michigan Technological University | News | Comments

A brighter, better, longer-lasting dental implant may soon be on its way to your dentist's office. Dental implants are posts, usually made of titanium, that are surgically placed into the jawbone and topped with artificial teeth. More than dentures or bridges, implants mimic the look and feel of natural teeth.

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