CDA Presents 2015: 3D imaging aids endodontic options
September 4, 2015 -- Advances in 3D imaging, instruments, materials, and growth factors in bone-grafting material have changed the way dentists decide between doing root canals or implants, according to a presentation by Dr. Mohamed Fayad at the recent California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2015 meeting.
KaVo Kerr introduces Invivo 5.4
August 28, 2015 -- The KaVo Kerr Group Imaging has released Invivo 5.4, an upgrade to its cone-beam CT 3D imaging treatment and planning software.
Study: 3D technique valid for postsurgery evaluation
August 27, 2015 -- After corrective jaw surgery for facial deformities, determining if the necessary skeletal changes have taken place has been difficult for practitioners. A study in PLOS One found that a new method of radiographic measurement using 3D images to assess the maxillomandibular changes after surgery may offer a solution to this issue.
Sirona offers staff registration deal for Cerec 30
August 21, 2015 -- Sirona Dental is offering attendees of its Cerec 30th (Cerec 30) Anniversary Celebration a deal on staff registration.
CBCT outstrips growth in all other dental x-ray segments
August 17, 2015 -- Growth in the cone-beam CT (CBCT) segment by far outstrips sales in other dental x-ray segments and almost all other medical imaging modalities in terms of unit growth globally, according to a new report by IHS Medical Technology.
Orascoptic launches HDL 3.0 micro-optic loupe
August 13, 2015 -- Orascoptic has added a micro-optic loupe with 3x magnification to its HDL (high-definition loupe) line.
U.K. researcher uses 3D technology to train oral surgeons
August 11, 2015 -- A researcher in the U.K. has developed a headset that uses 3D virtual reality technology to help oral and maxillofacial surgical trainees to perform complex medical procedures.
New 3D scanner shortens denture-fitting time
July 23, 2015 -- A new 3D holographic scanner for intraoral modeling can reduce the time it takes to fit dentures, according to Israeli researchers.
3M, Kois Center partner to improve oral care
July 23, 2015 -- 3M Oral Care will partner with Seattle's Kois Center to improve oral wellness through advanced technologies and education, the center announced at its annual educational symposium on June 23.
KaVo Kerr opens registration for Dental 3D University
July 15, 2015 -- KaVo Kerr Group announced that registration is now open for its first Dental 3D University, a two-day event in October that teaches dentists about cone-beam CT technology.
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
OrthoVoice
September 24-26
Las Vegas United States
American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology (AAOMR) 66th Annual Meeting
September 29 - October 3
Indianapolis, Indiana United States
Dental 3D University
October 1-2
Chicago