Bioactive materials help stimulate the natural remineralization process. In the presence of saliva, they elicit a biological response that forms a layer of apatite and a natural bond between the material and the tooth.* Pulpdent’s research focuses on developing bioactive materials that imitate the physical and chemical properties of teeth, help neutralize conditions that cause […]
ACTIVATM BioACTIVE-RESTORATIVETM received the Top Bioactive Product Award from THE DENTAL ADVISOR for 2019. The original bioactive composite continues to impress dentist evaluators. ACTIVA BioACTIVE responds to pH changes in the oral environment by releasing and recharging calcium, phosphate and fluoride. This unique chemistry supports the natural remineralization process and helps form a seal between the […]
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By: Dr. Jack Griffin The patient presented with interproximal decay between the bicuspid and molar (Figure 1) and needed Class II restorations on both teeth. Using an Isolite system to ensure proper isolation, I placed wedges before drilling. This technique creates pressure on the PDL, helping to protect the gingiva while also making it easier […]
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Pulpdent Corporation is pleased to welcome Dr. Rumpa Wig in the position of Clinical Education Consultant. Dr. Wig delivers highly sought-after lectures and conducts comprehensive workshops the world over. She has been trained at Pulpdent’s headquarters in Watertown, MA, and has worked intensively with Pulpdent materials for several years. Dr Rumpa Wig has extensive experience […]
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by Dr. Josh Wren A 7-year-old male patient came to my clinic for a 6-month recall examination and cleaning. We had placed two occlusal-lingual resin restorations one year earlier to repair carious lesions on teeth # A and J. There was organic debris present in all pit and fissures of the fully erupted 6-year molars […]
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Pulpdent will be an exhibitor at the following trade shows this year: NDC Dental Forum | January 14-16 Yankee Dental Congress | January 31 – February 2 | Booth 1411 Chicago MidWinter Meeting |February 21-23 | Booth 3211 Pacific Dental Conference | March 7-9 | Booth 57 IDS Koln, Germany | March 10-17 | Hall […]
By Dr. Eyal Simchi The ten-year-old patient had multiple carious teeth, both anterior and posterior. He had a high level of caries risk due to poor home care and diet. Tooth #7 had MLF decay including decalcification along the cervical third of the tooth. The patient was anesthetized with 1cc of Septocaine 4% (Articaine HCI […]
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By Dr. Arthur Volker Following caries removal and toileting of the preparation (Figures 1 and 2), the ACTIVA BioACTIVE-BASE/LINER is placed directly over the deepest dentinal areas in increments of 2mm (Figure 3). Each layer is subsequently light cured. The tooth is etched, bonded, and then restored via a combination of flowable and micro-filled with […]
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Pulpdent Corporation is pleased to welcome Christie Bailey in the position of Manager of Professional Relations and International Sales. Christie Bailey uses a combination of strategy, data analysis and creative problem-solving to identify customer needs and deliver thoughtful resolutions. She is responsible for overseeing Pulpdent’s KOL network and international sales development. Prior to Pulpdent, Christie […]
By Jack D Griffin, DMD Patients undergoing cancer treatment face a variety of oral health challenges, including xerostomia. Without sufficient saliva to neutralize acids and support the natural remineralization process, patients suffering from dry mouth can be more susceptible to the acids that cause tooth decay. Such was the case of a 78-year-old female cancer […]