Would you consider using digital impression your dental practice?

Now available at Solaris, these digital impressions systems replace the tray and putty method of impressing patients with a highly detailed digital scan of the tooth prep area. This technology-driven process eliminates the imprecision synonymous with conventional impressions. It also improves communication between the dental laboratory and the dentist, increases productivity, and lowers rejection rates!​ Read full article

“Evolving to Eat Mush”: How Meat Changed Our Bodies
Our fondness for a juicy steak triggered a number of adaptations over countless generations.  For instance, our jaws have gotten smaller, and we have an improved ability to process cholesterol and fat.  Our taste for meat has also led us into some trouble–our teeth are too big for our downsized jaws and most of us need dental work.​  Read full article
Is Your Tooth Paste Toxic? 
“Warning: Keep out of the reach of children under 6 years of age.  If you accidentally swallow more than used for brushing, seek professional assistance of contact a Poison Control Center immediately.”  If something is that dangerous where more than a tiny amount is considered poison, then would you want to put it in your body everyday?  Read full article
Seaweed toothpaste ‘to stop tooth decay’
Adding enzymes from seaweed microbes to toothpaste and mouthwash could provide better protection against tooth decay, a team of UK scientists have said.  Read full article
Smoking Teeth – Toxic Fillings
Odorless, colorless, tasteless and toxic — mercury vapor casts a shadow in black light! This dramatic video of mercury vapor out- gassing from a “silver amalgam” dental filling has outraged the world since it was first demonstrated at an IAOMT meeting.

dentist -coquitlamDigitalization is increasingly impacting dentistry and will lead
to substantial changes affecting how dentists and dental technicians will carry out their profession in the not so distant future. Digitalization will impact all aspects of dentistry. The benefits are expected to translate into lower treatment costs, added convenience and improve comfort for patients. Read full article

Ceramics: the future material of choice for tooth replacement?   “In Switzerland and Germany, probably 80 percent of all crowns and bridges will be metal free in ten years time.”  Read full article

Jaw Size Linked to Diet: Could Too Soft a Diet Cause Lower Jaw to Stay Too Short and Cause Orthodontic Problems?
Many of the common orthodontic problems experienced by people in industrialised nations is due to their soft modern diet causing the jaw to grow too short and small relative to the size of their teeth.  Read full article
Oral bacteria linked to risk of pneumonia
Previous studies have shown a higher pneumonia mortality rate in people with an above average number of gum problems.
Tooth Movement an Alternative to Bone Transplants
Although replacing lost teeth often involves artificially building up the jaw, researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, are now showcasing a new method… Read full article
How Bacteria Fight Fluoride in Toothpaste and in Nature
Researchers have uncovered the molecular tricks used by bacteria to fight the effects of fluoride, which is commonly used in toothpaste and mouthwash to combat tooth decay.