Intraoperative CT fine-tunes maxillofacial surgery
January 23, 2015 -- Maxillofacial surgeons who used CT intraoperatively on their trauma patients found that imaging and review can be performed quickly, perfecting the trauma surgeon's work while there's still time to make revisions, according to an article published this month in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery.
Carestream awarded 66 new patents in 2014
January 22, 2015 -- Carestream Health earned 66 new patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2014 for innovations in radiology imaging, healthcare IT, dental imaging, and other areas.
Stratasys launches Dental Advantage 3D printer
January 16, 2015 -- Stratasys has launched the Objet Eden260VS Dental Advantage 3D Printer.
Doctors implant Syrian man with titanium jaw
January 9, 2015 -- A Syrian man received a pioneering jaw implant made from titanium after a bullet wound in his country's civil war destroyed his lower jaw. The operation and implant had the patient eating and speaking again a day after his surgery
Patterson plans to expand core equipment offerings
January 7, 2015 -- Patterson Companies has announced plans to expand its range of core equipment offerings and extend its current assortment to include an increased number of high-end products, as well as add entry-level and midrange selections.
Sirona gets 'buy' recommendation from brokerages
January 5, 2015 -- Sirona Dental Systems has a "buy" recommendation from many ratings firms that are covering the stock, according to a report from the Analyst Ratings Network.
U.K. dentists warned about counterfeit equipment
January 2, 2015 -- U.K. dentists are being warned about fake dental equipment after officials reported a rise in counterfeit products being sold.
Review: Is CBCT useful in detecting early implant failure?
December 24, 2014 -- A new review in Dental Clinics of North America that examined current knowledge about the use of cone-beam CT (CBCT) in detecting early implant failures has found that, while it may have its uses, conventional radiographs will provide the necessary information in most cases.
Marvell launches integrated 3D printer system-on-chip
December 15, 2014 -- Marvell has launched its fully integrated 3D printer system-on-chip (SoC) and software platform. Marvell's technology platform is based on the company's powerful and flexible 88PA6120 SoC, a hardware development kit and full Linux-based software development kit, addressing the unique needs of the burgeoning 3D printer market segment.
Global dental device market to hit $12B by 2020
December 9, 2014 -- The global dental device market is projected to reach $12.7 billion by 2020, propelled by a surge in oral diseases and poor oral hygiene, according to a new report by Ace Business and Market Research Group.
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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.

Conferences
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
March 11-14
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Western Regional Dental Convention
March 19-21
Phoenix, Arizona United States
Imagina Dental 2015
April 1-3
Monaco, Monaco Monaco
Oral Dermatology and Pathology Alaskan Cruise
June 14-21
Departing Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) 66th Annual Meeting
September 29 - October 3
Indianapolis, Indiana United States