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Month: April 2018

Ultradent Introduces ChlorCid® Surf Canal Preparation Solution
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Ultradent Introduces ChlorCid® Surf Canal Preparation Solution

Ultradent Products, Inc., is pleased to introduce the newest addition to its award-winning line of endodontics products, ChlorCid® Surf sodium hypochlorite solution with surfactant. ChlorCid Surf solution, a root canal preparation solution, features the added cleansing power of surfactant to break the surface tension and allow for better sodium hypochlorite penetration into difficult-to-reach places like…

Science & Medicine

Systematic treatment of periodontal disease: Advantage of further therapeutic approaches

The German Institute for Quality and Efficiency in Health Care (IQWiG) investigated the advantages and disadvantages of different treatments of inflammatory disease of the periodontium. The final report is now available. According to the findings, there are now an indication or hints of (greater) benefit for six therapeutic approaches, mostly regarding the outcome “attachment level”….

Drug-filled, 3-D printed dentures could fight off infections
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Drug-filled, 3-D printed dentures could fight off infections

Nearly two-thirds of the U.S. denture-wearing population suffer frequent fungal infections that cause inflammation, redness and swelling in the mouth. To better treat these infections, called denture-related stomatitis, University at Buffalo researchers have turned to 3-D printers, using the machines to build dentures filled with microscopic capsules that periodically release Amphotericin B, an antifungal medication….