Global dental market to reach $55B in 2019
November 21, 2014 -- The global dental market is expected to grow to $55 billion by 2019, according to a new report from BCC Research. Led by advances in technologies such as imaging equipment, dental lasers, and CAD/CAM equipment, the dental equipment market is the fastest-growing segment of the industry.
Sirona reports record fiscal 2014 results
November 21, 2014 -- Sirona has reported its fourth-quarter results and had record results for fiscal 2014.
3D Systems expands dental printing options
November 20, 2014 -- 3D Systems has expanded its ProJet 1200 suite with five new materials engineered specifically for the desktop printing capabilities of its microstereolithography 3D printer.
Orascoptic offers new RDH Elite loupe
November 20, 2014 -- Orascoptic, a member of the KaVo Kerr Group, has launched RDH Elite, a loupe designed with a focus on dental hygiene.
Study warns against using unsafe handheld x-ray devices
November 12, 2014 -- Handheld x-ray devices are used widely in dental practices across the U.S., but are they always safe? That depends on the device, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Dental Association. The study authors warn dental professionals to be cautious and use only those devices that have been cleared by the Food and Drug Administration.
KaVo Kerr Group unveils 5 new websites
November 10, 2014 -- KaVo Kerr Group companies Gendex, Orascoptic, Aribex, Pelton & Crane, and Marus have updated their websites to enhance the end-user experience.
Air Techniques launches new panoramic digital x-ray system
November 7, 2014 -- Air Techniques has launched its ProVecta S-Pan panoramic digital radiography system.
Vertical root fractures pose imaging dilemma
November 6, 2014 -- When faced with the question if a vertical root fracture is complete or incomplete, practitioners have to decide which imaging modality is best to use. A new study from the Journal of Endodontics finds that the question of digital radiography versus cone-beam CT isn't so easily answered.
Exocad acquires Sensable Dental assets
November 4, 2014 -- CAD/CAM software provider Exocad announced it has acquired the assets of STI Holdings, provider of the Sensable Dental Lab System for partial framework design.
Studies recognize low-dose capabilities of Carestream's CS 9300
October 30, 2014 -- Recent studies have confirmed that Carestream Dental's CS 9300 family of cone-beam CT (CBCT) systems can provide 3D examinations at up to 85% lower dose than traditional 2D panoramic imaging, according to the company.
Special Feature
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.

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2015 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 22-24, 2015
Denver, Colorado United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
March 11-14, 2015
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Imagina Dental 2015
April 1-3, 2015
Monaco, Monaco Monaco
Oral Dermatology and Pathology Alaskan Cruise
June 14-21, 2015
Departing Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) 66th Annual Meeting
Sep. 29 - Oct. 3, 2015
Indianapolis, Indiana United States