Novel method corrects dental artifacts in PET/MRI
April 23, 2014 -- Dental artifacts are a significant problem for positron emission tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) scans. But a new method using active shape models and landmarks has been successful in finding -- and correcting -- artifacts.
LED Imaging partners with UT dental school
April 22, 2014 -- LED Imaging has partnered with the University of Tennessee (UT) College of Dentistry to provide oral and maxillofacial imaging technology to the school.
DePuy Synthes launches patient-specific plates for mandible
April 21, 2014 -- DePuy Synthes CMF has launched patient-specific plates for mandible (PSPM). The PSPM is the latest addition to the company's Trumatch CMF portfolio of preoperative planning services, intraoperative tools, and patient-specific devices for surgeons.
Photos are not a replacement for a custom shade
April 10, 2014 -- One technological advancement that has brought the clinician and technologist closer together is digital photography. However, even with all the advantages of this technology, variables still remain. Certified dental technician Mike Dominguez looks at how to maximize the quality of your digital images to obtain the best custom shade.
LED Imaging partners with Ray
April 8, 2014 -- LED Imaging has partnered with Ray, a subsidiary of Samsung, to sell, install, and provide support for the Rayscan α – Expert dental imaging system.
3D titanium printing changes facial reconstruction
April 4, 2014 -- A groundbreaking technique for facial reconstruction surgery using 3D printing has been successfully performed in the U.K. The results are now on display at the Science Museum in London as part of an exhibit called "3D: Printing the Future."
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.