Study questions records needed for orthodontic diagnosis
December 2, 2013 -- A study in PLOS One implies that orthodontists can select an individual set of records needed for each patient rather than the full suite of dental models, facial and intraoral photographs, a set of 2D radiographs, and clinical measurements. The study does include the caveat that the researchers found only a few high-quality studies in the area.
Sirona's Q4, annual revenues grow
November 26, 2013 -- Sirona reported revenue and income growth in the fourth quarter of 2013, and the company's revenues for fiscal year 2013 also rose as well.
3DISC readies dental CR reader
November 20, 2013 -- Digital imaging manufacturer 3DISC Imaging will debut its FireCR Dental Reader at the upcoming Radiological Society of North America 2013 annual meeting in Chicago.
Ouch ouch ouch: Profile of Dr. Charles Edmund Kells
November 12, 2013 -- Dr. Charles Edmund "Eddie" Kells (1856-1928) is one of the most famous dentists of his era, making major contributions to the profession. From using electricity in his dental office and his numerous inventions to using dental x-rays and hiring the first female assistant, Dr. Kells was a pioneer in the field.
Carestream shows new CAD/CAM line at ADA meeting
October 31, 2013 -- Carestream Dental is now offering its new product line for CAD/CAM restorations, CS Solutions, for sale in the U.S. and is featuring it at this week's ADA 2013 conference in New Orleans.
3D visualization makes learning dental anatomy a snap
The 3D Digital Head and Neck model, developed at the Glasgow School of Art, is designed to enable students and clinical trainees to view, manipulate, and interact with a 3D head in real-time in order to develop an understanding of anatomy and learn diagnostic techniques and procedures.Read more.