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Innovative electric toothbrush from Oral-B receives the seal of approval from ADA

08-09-2020

Oral-B, the industry leader in oral care innovation, has announced that Oral-B iO™ has received the American Dental Association (ADA) seal of approval. Dentists and consumers recognise the seal as the gold standard for evaluating safety and efficacy of dental products in the United States. Oral-B iO™ strikes the right balance between …

UVC PureLight 360 unveils world’s first hybrid UVC Induction/LED Disinfection System

04-09-2020

Infectious disease specialists and lighting industry veterans has unveiled UVC PureLight 360™, an innovative 320W UVC induction/LED disinfection and sanitisation device. It kills up to 99.9% of microorganisms, such as the common flu, SARS, MERS, and H1N1, by harnessing the power of light. Developed with a simple goal, the UVC PureLight …

Electric toothbrush with patented ionic brushing technology enters the global market

03-09-2020

Sanyei Corporation, a Japan-based company, has announced that their flagship brand, ION-sei electric toothbrush equipped with three patented technologies, will be available globally from August 2020. ION-Sei’s patented ionic technology effectively removes and controls the spread of bacteria on the teeth by coating it with natural charge ions …

The use of nasal spray as an alternative to local injection in dental treatment

02-09-2020

Scientists are now making it possible to avoid the use of local injection in dental treatment. The latest study revealed that nasal spray could be used to numb the upper jaw and be a viable alternative to painful local anaesthesia injections used in dental procedures. The findings of this study are soon to be tested in an FDA Phase 3 trial. Dr …

Carestream Dental rebrands care management platform to Sensei Cloud

02-09-2020

Carestream Dental has rebranded its software-as-a-service solution, which is known as Carestream Dental’s “Care Management Platform”, to Sensei Cloud. The software offers guidance to practices seeking to strike a balance between managing patient expectations, providing exceptional care, and operating efficiently as a …

Innovative mouthwash uses light to kill harmful bacteria in the mouth

01-09-2020

Left: An electron microscope image showing dead Streptococcus mutans bacteria with the new photosensitive mouthwash stuck to their surface. Right: The light activator. Photos: Koite Health. The new method developed by Finnish researchers is based on dual-light photodynamic therapy. The method doesn’t interfere with friendly bacteria in the …

The one touch concept of Nacera’s ceraMotion®

01-09-2020

Nacera, a US-based dental ceramics company, has introduced ceraMotion® One Touch to address the demand for an all-ceramic restoration material which require less time for processing whilst maintaining a high demand on aesthetics. ceraMotion® One Touch was specially developed for aesthetic and fully-anatomical restorations. Nacera® …