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Fewer Americans Fear Root Canals, Others want their natural teeth

Root Canal treatment, has been a great fear to Americans,
According to the survey held by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE),
regarding Root Canal treatment, the number of those who felt apprehensive about it has decreased!
The AAE's purpose, during the eighth annual Root Canal Awarness week March 30 – April 5,
would be encouraging dentists to involve endodontists in case assessment and treatment planning
to save patients’ natural teeth, As stated in the press release.
“Together we provide patients with comfortable treatment and positive experiences
resulting in high-quality care and optimal outcomes to help them save their natural teeth.”
Said AAE President Dr. Gary R. Hartwell.

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Clinical fitting of CAD/CAM Zirconia single Crown

A clinical trial was made with a goal of testing the accuracy of single 
all­ceramic zirconia crowns resulting from digital intraoral impressions 
with active wavefront sampling technology by measuring the marginal 
and internal fits of the crowns. 
Thirty­ seven teeth (24 anterior and 13 posterior) in fifteen patients 
were used for testing. The marginal and internal fitting values
obtained were within literature agreed as clinically acceptable for both 
anterior and posterior teeth.
In conclusion, single crown restorations obtained using digital intraoral 
impressions based on active wavefront sampling technology presented 
enough accuracy to be used as an alternative to the conventional 
impression techniques.

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Implant–abutment connection studied

An in vitro study analysing the effect of implant­ abutment connection design on load bearing
capacity and faliure mode of implants has found Implant–abutment connection design to have a significant
influence on load bearing capacity and failure mode of implants. 
Six Implant ­Abutment designs were compared.

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Kavo Kerr Group Announced

A global portofolio of leading dental brands has been allied under the name Kavo Kerr Group. 
The new alliance was announced at the Chicago MidWinter Meeting 2014. 
Brands include KaVo, Kerr,Kerr Total Care, Pentron, Axis, Sybron Endo, 
Orascoptic, Pelton & Crane, Marus, DCI Equipment,Gendex, DEXIS, 
Instrumentarium, SOREDEX,i­CAT, NOMAD, Implant Direct and Ormco. 
The press release describes the group as:

"KaVo Kerr Group strategically unites leading dental consumable, 
equipment, high tech and specialty brands under one global platform. 
KaVo Kerr Group is a global dental business with over 500 
years of combined experience."
The PR also states that the Kavo Kerr group and its products are 
distributed worldwide.

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Dentsply announces the release of "Astra Tech Implant System EV"


Dentsply has announced the release of the new Astra Tech Implant System EV which ,according to the press release, is claimed to be the easiest, fastest,and most
guaranteed system for Implant surgery.
The PR also states that, the new system is an evolutionary step resulted of the collaborative inputs and insights of dental professionals, biologists and engineers.
The new System provides the easiest way and most accurate results through Self-guiding impression components.One system – one torque and as well ,Available with SIMPLANT guided surgery.
Clinicians should be encouraged to see the new innovation from Dentsply in implant surgery aiming patient's dental care in the first place!

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