MINNEAPOLIS, U.S.: Scientists have frequently linked some forms of periodontal disease with other inflammatory diseases, and now a new study has suggested that poor oral health may also have an impact on brain function. The findings showed that periodontal disease, especially in its more advanced stage, could increase the chance of developing mild cognitive impairment and dementia later in life.
SEATTLE, U.S.; Bellevue Orthodontics says that its patients can walk out of their first appointment with a set of fully customized clear aligners. Utilizing an all-digital workflow, Bellevue has joined the 3D-printing revolution that has seen private dental practices begin producing clear aligners in-house. The founders of the practice have also launched an educational community to help dentists and team members incorporate 3D-printing technology into their workflow. But what exactly is required and what advantages does in-house production offer?
BREA, Calif., U.S.: Newly independent Envista Holdings has concluded a transformative year that saw it emerge as a new major player in dentistry. New partnerships in emerging markets have put it on track for an improved business performance in 2020.