A clinician's journey into the third dimension: Part 3 -- Implantology
April 28, 2016 -- The ultimate goal when treating a patient is not just "do no harm" but providing a holistically positive experience that ultimately fosters lifelong doctor-patient relationships, Dr. Anthony Ramirez writes. In the latest installment of his series, he details his journey into computer-assisted implantology.
Periodontic, hygiene speakers named for Siroworld
April 22, 2016 -- Dentsply Sirona has announced four speakers for the periodontic/hygiene track at the inaugural Siroworld event in August.
Bridgepoint Development buys Acteon
April 6, 2016 -- Bridgepoint Development Capital has acquired French dental products company Acteon.
A clinician's journey into the third dimension: Part 2
April 5, 2016 -- In the first part of this series, Dr. Anthony Ramirez presented some indications for a cone-beam CT scan. In part two, he illustrates in specific case reports how this technology has helped his practice.
Dentsply Sirona offers early-bird pricing for Siroworld
April 5, 2016 -- Dentsply Sirona is offering early-bird pricing for the inaugural Siroworld event in August.
Medical billing in the modern dental practice
March 31, 2016 -- Dr. Chris Farrugia explores how the purchase of a cone-beam CT machine led to a fundamental shift in his practice and the way he views dentistry. He writes that the exploration of medical billing versus dental billing changed his practice from a dental practice into a medical-style practice that treats teeth.
PET/CT surveillance after HNC treatment helps avoid surgery
March 31, 2016 -- Survival rates among head and neck cancer (HNC) patients were similar for those whose treatment surveillance was guided by PET/CT and those with planned neck dissections, but PET/CT resulted in fewer surgeries following treatment and was more cost-effective in a recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
LED Dental gets FDA OK for Tuxedo digital radiography system
March 30, 2016 -- LED Dental has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Tuxedo digital intraoral radiography system.
Henry Schein partners with J. Morita to expand in Japan
March 23, 2016 -- Henry Schein has entered into a "definitive transaction" with dental equipment and supply company J. Morita to expand the company's presence in Japan.
Patient selection criteria for radiographs
March 22, 2016 -- You likely wouldn't receive the same prescription at the physician's office for greatly differing conditions. So why do patients receive the same prescription when it comes to dental radiographs? Dr. Donald Tyndall, director of radiology for the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, walks you through the patient selection criteria for radiographs.
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.

Conferences
11th CAD/CAM & Digital Dentistry Conference
May 4-9
Dubai United Arab Emirates
The Complete Course: Computer Guided Implant Surgery
May 13
New York City, New York United States
Guided Surgery, Simple Steps for Success: A Hands-on Course
May 20
Washington, District of Columbia United States
Hands-On Workshop: 3D Imaging Software
May 20
East Syracuse, New York United States