Pulpdent Corporation invited Anne Duffy, founder of Dental Entrepreneur Woman Magazine and Dew.Life, along with a select group of female dentists to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing women in the dental industry. The group visited Pulpdent’s corporate headquarters in Watertown, MA from May 2-4, 2019. For more information about Dental Entrepreneur Woman click here. […]
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By Dr. Lukasz Balcerzak Adam has been my patient since I started in private practice 16 years ago. Now 28 years old, he is a delightful but seriously compromised young man who has been confined to a wheelchair all his life. This chapter of Adam’s dental story began in 2012 when he took a fall […]
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In 2002 Pulpdent introduced Embrace WetBond materials, the first moisture-friendly ionic dental resins. Biochemistry only occurs in the presence of water. The mouth is a moist environment. Saliva is the vital stream that sustains us and is rich with water and ionic components. Dentin contains approximately 15% of water and enamel approximately 4%. Most traditional […]
Dentist and popular lecturer Dr. Howard Glazer will present Biomimicry: Changing from “Reparative” Dentistry to Restorative Dentistry, a Continuing Education (CE) webinar on May 15, 2019 at 8:00 PM ET / 5:00 PM PT. Sign Up for Dr. Glazer’s Free CE Webinar This CE webinar is designed to acquaint the audience with biomimicry and bioactivity in […]
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By Dr. Robert A. Lowe, DDS Most patients have a limited understanding of restorative dentistry. As a profession, we have to get better at explaining the disease process of dental caries (decay) and the restorative options that best fit the needs of each patient. Patients need to understand the benefits of early diagnosis and bioactive […]
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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