Why I take x-rays
November 30, 2016 -- Over the past several weeks, two potential patients have called the office of periodontist Dr. Alvin Danenberg with basically the same question: "If Dr. Danenberg is holistic, why does he take dental x-rays?" His receptionist had the right answer. Read on to find out what that answer was.
New product: Carestream launches implant workflow
November 28, 2016 -- Carestream Dental has introduced its CS Solutions for Implants workflow system.
New product: Futudent launches high-definition camera
November 23, 2016 -- Futudent has released a new multimount, high-definition dental camera called EduCam.
Henry Schein's Dentrix compatible with 3 new scanners
November 23, 2016 -- Henry Schein's Dentrix practice management software is now compatible with three new intraoral scanners, the company announced.
Patterson reports flat dental sales for Q2 2017
November 22, 2016 -- Patterson Companies reported flat sales in its dental segment for the second fiscal quarter of 2017.
Pilot program brings teledentistry to SC
November 18, 2016 -- A pediatric public health program and dental imaging company are partnering to bring a teledentistry pilot program to schools in Marion County in South Carolina.
Do newer CAD/CAM units produce better restorations?
November 17, 2016 -- Is there a notable difference in restoration margin quality between a newer CAD/CAM unit and a previous generation? That was the provocative question researchers from Ohio investigated in a new study.
Dental Excellence Award nominating ending soon
November 11, 2016 -- Join hundreds of your peers and colleagues in participating in the nominations process for the 2016 DrBicuspid.com Dental Excellence Awards. You only have until midnight on November 18 to make your voice heard and help honor researchers, companies, educators, and institutions that make dentistry stand out.
Align Technology reports increased Q3 revenues
November 9, 2016 -- Align Technology reported increases in revenues and clear aligner shipments for the third quarter of 2016.
The new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com
November 7, 2016 -- Over the last month, companies have introduced a nasal anesthetic, a scanner, a handpiece, toothpastes, loupes, and more. Here's a look at the latest new products recently launched from St. Renatus, Brasseler USA, 3M, and others.
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.