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Painless Dental Lasers Can Render Teeth Cavity-Resistant

UCSF Researchers’ Decades of Studies Lead to Development of Lasers that Strengthen Enamel By Nina Bai on November 20, 2017 Peter Rechmann, DMD, PhD, has researched laser dentistry for decades and believes new treatments will soon be available to many more patients. Almost as soon as lasers were invented in the 1960s, curious dentists wondered […]

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When Dentists Criticize This Online Braces Company, It Takes Them To Court

SmileDirectClub is trying to silence its critics with legal threats after the American Association of Orthodontists lodged complaints against the Nashville startup in 36 states. For years, a startup called SmileDirectClub has drawn fire from dentists for trying to upend the traditional braces industry. Now the tiff has blown up into all-out legal war, with […]

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Now that’s a blinding smile! New 3D-printed braces will have two LED lights and one non-toxic lithium battery on each tooth to cut time and cost of straightening

New flashy dental braces that include lights and a battery on every tooth, could cut the time and costs involved in straightening teeth. The 3D-printed, semi-transparent braces involve placing two LED lights and one non-toxic lithium battery on every tooth. The batteries provide energy to power the LEDs, which are programmed by a dentist to […]

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