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Why pulling teeth doesn't have to be like pulling teeth
November 1, 2017 -- Dental extractions don't have to be the equivalent of, well, pulling teeth. That's according to Dr. Sonia Leziy, an expert on implant and surgical protocols, who explains that better tools, techniques, and technologies are making extraction and implantation smoother and quicker for patients and practitioners.  Discuss
2 weeks to go in Dental Excellence Award voting
November 1, 2017 -- It's your turn to join hundreds of your colleagues in voting for the DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. With tight races in many of the 10 categories, your vote matters more now than ever.  Discuss
3Shape to enable sleep apnea scans
November 1, 2017 -- 3Shape has enabled the software for its Trios intraoral scanner to allow users to send intraoral scans directly to sleep apnea device manufacturer OrthoApnea.  Discuss
Dental Care Alliance partners with LED Dental, Apteryx on imaging
October 31, 2017 -- Dental support organization Dental Care Alliance has chosen LED Dental as its preferred provider for imaging devices and Apteryx as the preferred provider for imaging software.  Discuss
Owandy gets FDA clearance for 2D panoramic system
October 30, 2017 -- Owandy Radiology has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its I-Max 2D wall-mounted, panoramic digital radiography unit.  Discuss
New software and restorative products highlight ADA 2017
October 27, 2017 -- New practice design software, fill material, a laser, and more were among the new or new-to-the-U.S. products highlighted at the recent 2017 ADA annual meeting. DrBicuspid.com brings you a look at some of these new products from Biolase, Carestream Dental, Voco, and more.  Discuss
ADA 2017: 1st day highlights include projects and new products
October 20, 2017 -- ATLANTA - A busy exhibit hall and full sessions highlighted the first day of the 2017 ADA annual meeting. DrBicuspid.com brings you a look at some of the notable industry projects, clinical sessions, and new products on display at the Georgia World Congress Center.  Discuss
Study: Corrective surgery may benefit TMD patients
October 20, 2017 -- Do you have patients with dentofacial deformities who also have a pre-existing temporomandibular disorder (TMD)? If you are concerned about finding the best way to help these patients with both their pain and their jaw function, the researchers of a new study suggest corrective, or orthognathic, surgery may be the ticket.  Discuss
Voting continues for Dental Excellence Awards
October 20, 2017 -- Already scores of your colleagues have taken the opportunity to vote for the DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. Now it's your turn to vote for finalists in 10 categories, including Best New CAD/CAM Product, Best New Preventive/Hygienist Product, and more.  Discuss
AAP: 2D imaging still gold standard for implant imaging
October 19, 2017 -- The use of cone-beam CT has increased in implant treatment, but 2D imaging remains the standard of care when a patient requires dental implants, according to a new consensus statement from the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).  Discuss
Special Feature
Data trends: Are U.S. practices taking more images?

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when taking radiographs as part of a dental examination was commonplace. However, with fears about radiation and changing insurance policies, U.S. practices took fewer images in 2016 than in any recent year. Why? Alitta Boechler of Sikka Software looks at the data. Read more.