Carestream features CS 3600, new products at AAOMS 2016
September 19, 2016 -- Carestream Dental is highlighting the CS 3600 intraoral scanner, which is designed for oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and other new products at this week's American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) conference in Las Vegas.
Video from CDA Presents 2016: Inside look at some of the most innovative products
September 15, 2016 -- SAN FRANCISCO - brings you exclusive video from the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2016 conference. In this video, Assistant Editor Theresa Pablos shares some of the most innovative products at the exhibit hall.
Video from CDA Presents 2016: Dr. Parag Kachalia on new technologies
September 9, 2016 -- SAN FRANCISCO - brings you exclusive video from the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2016 conference. In this video, Dr. Parag Kachalia discusses advances in dental technologies and materials.
A clinician's journey into the third dimension: Part 6 -- Incidentalomas
September 6, 2016 -- In his latest journey into the third dimension, Dr. Anthony Ramirez presents a number of scans that illustrate extensive asymptomatic pathology and bony destruction that goes undetected, unrecognized, or neglected by dentists and patients alike.
Conn. dentist to pay $1.4M to settle false Medicaid claims
September 1, 2016 -- Pediatric dentist Jesus Villegas, DDS, and his two dental clinics in Connecticut have agreed to pay nearly $1.4 million to settle false Medicaid claims, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut.
i-CAT adds new CBCT line
August 22, 2016 -- i-CAT has introduced the FLX V-series of upgradable, dedicated 3D cone-beam CT (CBCT) systems.
Legal Cases: TMJ dysfunction following crown and bridge work
August 16, 2016 -- A 63-year-old man with many fillings, previous endodontic treatment, and three-unit bridges presented to his dentist with headaches, tight jaw muscles, and teeth grinding. As William S. Spiegel and Dr. Marc R. Leffler document, sometimes practicing to the dentist's ability is the best course of action for all involved.
Orascoptic adds new adjustable magnification loupe
August 8, 2016 -- Orascoptic has added a new adjustable magnification loupe to its EyeZoom line.
Air Techniques launches new intraoral camera
August 1, 2016 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Air Techniques has launched a new intraoral camera.
Can you use an intraoral scanner for upper jaw impressions?
July 26, 2016 -- When using an intraoral scanner for digital impressions of a patient's upper jaw, do you run into difficulties with palatal vault heights or arch widths? A study in PLOS One investigated the effect palatal vault heights and arch widths might have on the accuracy of these impressions.
Special Feature
AGD 2015: Digital dentistry is fast and accurate

Dentists do not have to be technology geniuses to get the best out of digital tools, according to Frank Higginbottom, DDS, during his presentation at the recent 2015 Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) meeting in San Francisco. In the session, Dr. Higginbottom gave an overview of various digital technologies, including cone-beam CT (CBCT), intraoral scanners, 3D printing, and CAD/CAM software. Read more.