ADA 2016: Can CBCT benefit the general dentist?
October 21, 2016 -- DENVER - If you're a general dentist on the fence about a cone-beam CT (CBCT) system, dental technology expert Dr. John Flucke might have answered your questions about if it is worthwhile and practical to invest in this technology in a presentation on Thursday at the 2016 ADA annual meeting.
Is an intraoral scanner more accurate than impressions?
October 20, 2016 -- Often the first question that's asked about digital dentistry techniques is about accuracy. You might be surprised by what researchers from Japan found in the first study that measured the accuracy of an optical impression scanner versus conventional impressions for implant placement.
Carestream Dental sells more than 10K CS 8100 systems
October 20, 2016 -- Carestream Dental has announced a major product milestone, selling more than 10,000 units in its CS 8100 family of imaging systems.
2016 Dental Excellence Awards nominating period begins
October 10, 2016 -- The Dental Excellence Awards are once again open for nominations, giving you the chance to tell us who should be nominated for dentistry's most prestigious awards. Categories include Best New Restoratives Material, Best Practice Management Consultant, Best New Operatory Product, and more. There are eight categories in all.
3M introduces tablet intraoral scanner
October 7, 2016 -- 3M has introduced the 3M Mobile True Definition tablet intraoral scanner.
LED Dental launches new extraoral imaging system
September 28, 2016 -- LED Dental has launched a new extraoral imaging system, the Rayscan Alpha Plus.
Highlights from CDA Presents 2016 in San Francisco
September 27, 2016 -- The California Dental Association's CDA Presents in San Francisco is one of the largest annual dental meetings in the U.S. was there, bringing you exclusive coverage on topics that affect your practice.
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.
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.