Air Techniques launches new digital x-ray unit
November 23, 2015 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Air Techniques rolled out a new dental digital x-ray system, ProVecta S-Pan Ceph.
'Shark Tank' star to speak at Siroworld kickoff event
November 20, 2015 -- Daymond John, a star on ABC's "Shark Tank," will speak at Sirona Dental's
Heraeus Kulzer donates to America's ToothFairy
November 19, 2015 -- Heraeus Kulzer has donated more than $302,000 in products to the America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation mission to benefit affiliates in three states and the District of Columbia.
America's ToothFairy holds online fundraising auction
November 11, 2015 -- America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health is holding a virtual ball and online auction through November 16.
ADA 2015: 3D imaging allows dentists to do more
November 10, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, DC - In a well-attended presentation at the ADA 2015 annual meeting, dental technology expert Dr. John Flucke said 3D cone-beam imaging offers much greater detail than periapical or panoramic x-rays, and it is useful for many specialized treatments.
ADA 2015: Highlights from day 1
November 6, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, DC - More than 13,000 dental professionals are expected to attend the ADA's 2015 annual meeting. With more than 500 exhibitors and scores of presentations, the first day of the annual meeting was busy.
ADA 2015: Henry Schein launches new catalog with augmented reality
November 6, 2015 -- WASHINGTON, DC - Henry Schein Dental has launched its new Equipment & Technology Catalog at the 2015 ADA annual meeting.
Study: 3D-printed teeth can kill bacteria on contact
November 4, 2015 -- 3D-printed teeth made with antimicrobial composite resins can kill caries-causing bacteria on contact, according to a new study by researchers from the Netherlands. The antibacterial teeth killed almost all Streptococcus mutans while showing no signs of being harmful to human cells.
Henry Schein to acquire Italian dental company
November 3, 2015 -- Henry Schein announced that it will acquire a 90% ownership interest in Dental Trey, a leading distributor of dental consumable merchandise and equipment in Italy.
Benco to distribute Dental Wings' products
November 2, 2015 -- Benco Dental and Dental Wings announced that Benco will distribute Dental Wings' digital dentistry products, including the company's coDiagnostiX implant planning software, the DWOS suite of prosthetic design software, and its desktop impression and model scanners.
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.