Study: CBCT changes half of TMJ diagnoses, management
February 27, 2014 -- Cone-beam CT (CBCT) changed the diagnosis and management for more than half of patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders in a new study, which had a design closely related to daily practice. CBCT has a considerable impact on clinical decision-making in patients with TMJ disorders, the researchers concluded.
Aribex hits Nomad Pro 2 milestone
February 21, 2014 -- Handheld x-ray developer Aribex announced that it has 14,000 Nomad Pro 2 handheld x-ray systems in use in dental practices worldwide.
Review: Portable radiography has promising future
February 14, 2014 -- Portable dental x-ray units have the potential to bring care to those who previously could not access it. But will the images taken by these devices in rural or developing areas be as clear as those produced by conventional x-ray systems? A systematic review has compared the data.
CDA releases updated radiation safety guide
February 13, 2014 -- The California Dental Association (CDA) has released an updated Radiation Safety in Dental Practice guide, which includes dental regulations and a template for completing written safety programs.
Jensen Dental releases new material for Preciso mill
February 11, 2014 -- Jensen Dental has released Jensen PMMA millable provisional material, a frame-based product for use with the Preciso Digital Dentistry Solution's M200 mill and other 3M ESPE Lava materials approved mills, including the Lava Form and Preciso M500.
Sirona reports record Q1 2014 results
February 7, 2014 -- Sirona has reported a nearly 10% increase in its fiscal first-quarter 2014 revenues compared with last year. The company increased revenues by $26.3 million to $298.7 million.
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.