3M True Definition scanner wins Edison Award
April 27, 2015 -- The 3M True Definition scanner won a silver medal at the 2015 Edison Award ceremony in New York City on April 23.
Stitched CBCT images accurate as surgical guide
April 23, 2015 -- Stitched small field-of-view cone-beam CT (CBCT) images appear accurate and reliable enough for the fabrication of implant and restoration surgical guides, according to a new study. These 3D images may provide an affordable and effective way for dentists to ensure successful implant surgeries.
Unitek TMP, 3Shape software systems now integrated
April 21, 2015 -- 3M Unitek and 3Shape announced a collaboration to improve workflow for orthodontists.
Company creates 'Terminator'-style 3D printing for dental structures
April 14, 2015 -- New 3D printing company Carbon3D has created a continuous printing technology inspired by a scene in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day." The 3D printer may be able to help dentists quickly print customized dental structures within minutes.
LED Dental signs supplier deal with OrthoSynetics
April 9, 2015 -- LED Medical Diagnostics has entered an agreement with practice management provider OrthoSynetics that designates LED Dental as its preferred imaging technology supplier.
Carestream launches guide to digital dentistry
March 27, 2015 -- Carestream Dental has launched a new app for the iPad, CS Digitalizer, that provides a step-by-step guide to building a customized digital practice.
Digital x-ray is most common new technology in dental schools
March 26, 2015 -- Digital radiography is the most common new technology in U.S. dental schools, while CAD/CAM denture fabrication and hard-tissue lasers were the technologies least likely to be taught in the schools, according to a new study in the Journal of Dental Education.
Delta Dental Foundation donates $100K for mobile clinic in Ind.
March 23, 2015 -- The Delta Dental Foundation has donated $100,000 to St. Mary's Health Foundation of Evansville, IN, for a new mobile dental clinic that will help increase access to care for underserved children in southern Indiana.
IADR 2015: Study pinpoints brain regions involved in dental pain
March 13, 2015 -- Swiss researchers have linked dental pain relief with changes in activity and connectivity in certain parts of the brain, suggesting a distinct role for these brain regions in alleviating dental pain. The researchers presented their findings at this week's International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 2015 General Session.
IADR 2015: 3D models from MRI data similar to those from CBCT scans
March 13, 2015 -- BOSTON - In a March 13 oral session at the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) 2015 General Session, researchers discussed how 3D models of condyles built from MRI scans yielded similar volume and shape as models built from conebeam CT (CBCT) scans.
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.