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Which patients should use oral devices for OSA?
January 25, 2023 -- Dental patients' craniofacial features may predict whether oral appliance therapy will reduce their obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study published on January 22 in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. Read More
3Shape acquires LMS provider LabStar
January 24, 2023 -- 3D scanner and CAD/CAM software manufacturer 3Shape has acquired lab management software (LMS) provider LabStar. Read More
Meet the Cuspies 2023 finalists
January 10, 2023 -- Who made it to the final round in this year's edition of the Cuspies? We are very excited to announce the people, products, and events that were selected as finalists in this year's event recognizing excellence in dentistry. Read More
Roland DGA appoints new president
January 4, 2023 -- Roland DGA Corporation has appointed Amado Lara as its new president. Read More
Low-dose CBCT comparable for dental implant surgery
December 21, 2022 -- Low-dose cone-beam CT (CBCT) yields statistically similar performance to standard-dose CBCT imaging protocols for CAD/CAM-guided dental implant surgery, according to research published online December 14 in the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants. Read More
Planmeca unveils milling unit for dental labs
December 20, 2022 -- Planmeca has launched PlanMill 60 S, a 5-axis milling unit geared toward dental laboratories and technicians, as well as dentists seeking to produce more-advanced dental restorations and applications at their practice. Read More
What to know about 3D replicas and autotransplantation
December 13, 2022 -- Using a 3D dental replica when planning tooth autotransplantation offers benefits, including shorter surgical times and less trauma to the periodontal ligament, according to a communication published on December 8 in the Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Milling vs. 3D printing: Which one is best for dentures?
December 13, 2022 -- When it comes to creating dentures, artificial teeth can be milled or 3D printed, but which method is more accurate? Both processes were deemed clinically acceptable in a head-to-head comparison that was published on December 1 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Read More
New West Dental Lab debuts 3D-printed sleep device
December 13, 2022 -- New West Dental Lab has introduced EndSnorZ, a 3D-printed mandibular advancement device used to treat patients with sleep-disturbed breathing. Read More
Dentist helps World Cup fan bullied for his smile
December 8, 2022 -- A dentist in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, provided a Moroccan football fan with a new smile after he was bullied about his teeth at the Qatar World Cup, according to news reports. The dentist crafted the fan a set of full dentures to fix his crooked teeth. Read More
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.

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