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Chicago Midwinter 2016: Weekend highlights
February 29, 2016 -- The 2016 Midwinter Meeting continued over the weekend in Chicago, with dozens of new product introductions throughout the show. Here's a slideshow of some of the most compelling new products on the exhibit floor.  Discuss
Dentsply Sirona completes merger
February 29, 2016 -- The company now known as Dentsply Sirona announced on February 29 that a "merger of equals" had been completed.  Discuss
Henry Schein to offer BruxZir NOW milling blocks
February 26, 2016 -- CHICAGO - Henry Schein announced it will offer BruxZir NOW milling blocks, enabling practitioners to place BruxZir solid zirconia restorations in one visit.  Discuss
Create a master cast for implants using digital tech
February 10, 2016 -- A new study shows a method to create a master cast for multiple implant treatment planning using digital technologies. Using these technologies can ultimately save time and money, the study authors noted.  Discuss
New Roland mills approved for use with Vita prosthetics
January 28, 2016 -- Roland DGA's newest dental mills, the DWX-51D and DWX-4W, have been approved for use with dental prosthetic materials by Vita Zahnfabrik.  Discuss
AACD survey reports high revenue per cosmetic visit
January 22, 2016 -- More than a quarter of responding dentists reported making $2,500 or more each time a patient comes to the office for a cosmetic procedure in a new American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) survey.  Discuss
Study tests molar fracture load of adhesively luted inlays
January 21, 2016 -- For tooth-colored CAD/CAM inlay restorations, practitioners are faced with the decision on what material to use. A new study from Dental Materials reports that unfilled polymer CAD/CAM inlays luted with self-adhesive resin cement may work as long-term restorations, with a provision that the cavities are narrow.  Discuss
Study: Dental hygienists prefer Trios intraoral scanner
December 30, 2015 -- Korean dental hygienists prefer the Trios intraoral scanner over the iTero scanner for ease of use, patient comfort, and clinical usefulness, according to a study in BMC Oral Health. Dental students felt that digital impressions were easier to take than conventional ones, but clinicians said there was no difference between the two methods.  Discuss
Roland to host free CE clinics at LMT Lab Day
December 17, 2015 -- Roland DGA will host continuing education (CE) clinics in conjunction with LMT Lab Day, held February 26 and 27, 2016, in Chicago.  Discuss
Special Feature
Study tests particle-filled resins for partial crowns

What materials do you use for single-tooth, partial-crown restorations? Particle-filled composite resin CAD/CAM materials are a promising addition to practitioner's toolbox, but do they hold up over time? Researchers tested 42 partial-crown restorations over two years to see how well these restorations performed. Read more.