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Why investing in technology during a pandemic was the right move for this dentist
October 15, 2020 -- Dr. Johnasina Cummings describes her investment in technology during the pandemic as, "I just jumped in and didn't wade in the water." She discusses how CAD/CAM and intraoral scanning have made a difference in her attitude and clinical skills, in addition to "creating a buzz" for her team and patients.  Discuss
How milling, scanning can become an asset for your patients
October 13, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, has seen what the collaboration between two dental technology companies has meant for his practice and patients. Now he's sharing his thoughts on why dental milling and scanning should be a part of your plans for your practice.  Discuss
ImmersiveTouch debuts VR surgical planning platform
October 13, 2020 -- Surgical planning software developer ImmersiveTouch has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its ImmersiveView Surgical Plan virtual reality (VR)-based digital surgery platform.
SprintRay releases 3 new dental 3D printing products
September 29, 2020 -- SprintRay has added an automated washing system, a new version of its Dashboard cloud software, and an ultrahigh-resolution 3D printer to its line of dental 3D printing offerings.
Exocad upgrades ChairsideCAD software
September 17, 2020 -- Software manufacturer Exocad has upgraded its ChairsideCAD offering to support the production of titanium abutments and screw-retained crowns on VHF Z4 dental milling machines.
Case study: Using technology to restore a tooth with a failing amalgam
September 16, 2020 -- Dr. Karyn Halpern discusses the case of a 65-year-old man who presented for a hygiene visit and exam with a large, failing distal-occlusal amalgam. She describes her approach to restoring the tooth, aiming to utilize the best materials and techniques for long-term results.  Discuss
Formlabs expands large-format 3D printing line
September 15, 2020 -- Formlabs has debuted its Form 3BL dental and medical 3D printer and begun shipments of its Form 3L flagship large-format printer.
VHF unveils magnetic blank holder for S2, S5 machines
September 10, 2020 -- VHF has unveiled the QuickFrame magnetic blank holder, which is compatible with the company's S2 and S5 dental milling and grinding machines.
LightForce Orthodontics closes $14M series B round
September 10, 2020 -- LightForce Orthodontics has raised $14 million in series B funding to further develop its 3D-printed customizable bracket system.
How an open CAD/CAM system and the digital workflow benefits this Calif. dentist
August 20, 2020 -- A user of CAD/CAM technology for nine years, Dr. Chris Petrush discusses how a recent switch in technology benefited his practice and expanded his digital workflow. He also shares how same-day dentistry sets him apart from other dentists in his area.  Discuss
Special Feature
The new decade's dental practice could look like this

Dentists one day may become vertically integrated to service the mouth and also design and manufacture the hardware needed in their own dental practices, writes information systems consultant Alon Ganon. He shares a vision of how dental practices could operate with advanced technology in this new decade. Read more.