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Advances in materials will soon solve any dental dilemma

By April Gocha / October 27, 2015

No matter what your dental problem, science has you covered. Whether it’s a better material for fillings, a replacement tooth altogether, or a whole new set of chompers, new research is delving deep into the science of materials for your mouth.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / February 28, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week

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Artificial tooth enamel made of thin, flexible hydroxyapatite sheets

By Eileen De Guire / September 18, 2012

Japanese researchers have developed a thin, flexible artificial tooth enamel made of hydroxyapatite. Credit: Hontsu; Kinki University. We’ve covered advances in thin, flexible ceramic aerogels and foils before, but to a certain extent, they have seemed like cool materials looking for the right application. Such is not the case for a recent news item out…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / April 27, 2012

Here is what we are hearing: Coca-Cola’s American Canyon facility to introduce five natural gas hydrogen fuel cells on Earth Day Coca-Cola celebrates Earth Day with a ceremonial “green ribbon-cutting” to unveil the installation of five natural gas hydrogen fuel-cell servers at its beverage production facility in American Canyon, Calif. The Coca-Cola Company is a…

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Video: While-you-wait sintering of zirconia dental crowns

By Eileen De Guire / March 15, 2012

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/speed_sintering_zirconia.flv mode=1 f={image=https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/speed_sintering_zirconia.jpg}] Glidewell Laboratories in Newport Beach, Calif., developed a fast-firing process for zirconia that may make it possible for dental restoration crowns to be made while you wait. Credit: Glidewell Laboratories. Have you been crowned? Dentally, that is, not regally. Not long ago I was doubly crowned. It was a Big Deal…

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