Biolux Gets a Patent

Biolux Research Ltd, Vancouver, Canada, has announced that the European Patent Office intends to grant Biolux a patent related to light therapy devices for treatment of bone disorders and biostimulation of bone and soft tissue. The patent relates to


Mydent Donates to Give Kids a Smile

During an event on February 3, 2012, Mydent International, Hauppage, NY, will donate a number of products to Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) a nonprofit devoted to improving the oral health of children in need.Products to be donated include Marvy Masque


topsOrtho 5.0 to Debut at topsFest 2012

tops Software, Marietta, Ga, will debut topsOrtho version 5.0 at its upcoming topsFest 2012event, which will be held February 2 to 4, 2012, in New Orleans. Theevent is for orthodontists and their staff members who use thetopsOrtho

Ortho Caps Challenges Align Technology’s European Patents

Ortho Caps GmbH, a German dental product company that makes and sells orthodontic aligners, plans to challenge Align Technology’sEuropean patents. The legal action comes after Align filed a patentinfringement lawsuit against Ortho Caps in


Fastbraces Offers the Fastbraces Bracket System

Fastbraces, Plano, Tex, offers its Fastbraces bracket system, developed by Anthony Viazis, DDS.According to the company, the system uses a triangular bracket thattypically allows orthodontists to use just one wire throughouttreatment, thus


White Publishes Orthodontic Pearls

Larry W. White, DDS, MSD, has published Orthodontic Pearls: A Clinician’s Guide.The 200-page book is a collection of clinical and management tipswritten by 122 authors from around the world. According to White, thebook "rests on the premise