Study of premolar roots finds room for maxillary extractions
October 22, 2014 -- Extraction of posterior maxillary teeth is challenging because the roots are often close to the maxillary sinus. However, a recent study in the Journal of Endodontics found that only few premolars actually present a risk of that border being violated.
Global dental imaging market to grow to $2.6B by 2019
October 21, 2014 -- The global dental imaging market is expected to reach more than $2.6 billion by 2019 from $1.7 billion in 2014, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9.7% from 2014 to 2019, according to a new report issued by Markets and Markets.
U.K. seizes huge haul of counterfeit dental equipment
October 20, 2014 -- More than 12,000 pieces of counterfeit dental equipment have been seized in the U.K. in the past six months, and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency is warning dentists about the danger of buying and using counterfeit and unapproved dental equipment.
Sirona, Boston Univ. enter into unprecedented agreement on digital dentistry
October 10, 2014 -- SAN ANTONIO - Sirona Dental Systems and the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) have entered into an agreement that will enable GSDM to become the first all-digital dental school in the U.S. They announced the news this morning at the ADA 2014 annual meeting.
i-CAT, Henry Schein announce 3D dental imaging meeting
October 6, 2014 -- i-CAT and Henry Schein Dental have announced the fall session of the 8th Annual International Congress on 3D Dental Imaging.
Cephalometric imaging provides extraoral x-ray option
October 3, 2014 -- In this column, cephX President Daniel Abraham introduces cephalometric imaging and gives an overview of the technique. He discusses the uses of extraoral x-rays in a dental practice and the advantages of the imaging technique over other strategies.
Heraeus Kulzer buys CAD/CAM maker Enhanced Geometry Solutions
October 2, 2014 -- German dental supplier Heraeus Kulzer has acquired Italian CAD/CAM manufacturer Enhanced Geometry Solutions.
Carestream's Dental Summit to feature expanded topics
September 29, 2014 -- The new format of Carestream Dental's Dental Summit includes an array of expert speakers covering a range of topics relevant to the dental industry, according to the company.
Benco partners with Roland DGA, launches DWX-4 compact mill
September 26, 2014 -- Benco Dental announced it has partnered with Roland DGA and is introducing Roland's DWX-4 compact dental mill.
ADHA supports new Image Gently in Dentistry campaign
September 24, 2014 -- The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) announced its support and involvement as a member of the Alliance for Radiation Safety in Pediatric Imaging, which has launched its latest Image Gently in Dentistry campaign.
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.

Conferences
1st International Symposium on Digital Dentistry
October 23-25
Orlando, Florida United States
8th International Congress on 3D Dental Imaging
November 7-8
Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
Dental Summit
November 7-9
Atlanta, Georgia United States
Imagina Dental 2015
April 1-3, 2015
Monaco, Monaco Monaco