Palmero Announces X-Ray Apron Recycle/Trade-in Program

Palmero Announces X-Ray Apron Recycle/Trade-in Program

Palmero Healthcare, Stratford, Conn, a Hu-Friedy subsidiary, announced its latest green initiative, Palmero’s X-Ray Apron Recycling Program. The company points out that the shielding properties of lead aprons wear down gradually. Proper maintenance includes either...
Straumann Group Acquires ClearCorrect

Straumann Group Acquires ClearCorrect

Straumann Group, Basel, Switzerland, has acquired ClearCorrect LLC, Round Rock, Tex, for approximately $150 million. Straumann Group specializes in tooth replacement and esthetic products. A privately held company, in operation for over 10 years, ClearCorrect, a clear...
Sterilization Systems

Sterilization Systems

By Andrea Cook, with Ed Lin, DDS, MS Not only do orthodontic offices need to be very familiar with the most up to date recommendations and standards for infection prevention, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines for Infection...
DB Orthodontics Launches New IX953 Ixion Cinch Back Instrument

DB Orthodontics Launches New IX953 Ixion Cinch Back Instrument

Left, the new IX953. Right, the previous version of the IX953. DB Orthodontics, San Diego, Calif, has launched a new version of its IX953 Ixion Cinch Back Instrument. The IX953 Ixion Cinch Back bends nickel titanium wires up to 90° distally to the buccal tube. The...