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Why you should seriously consider 3D printing for your practice
November 23, 2020 -- There is no denying that 3D printing is changing dental care and making treatments more accessible overall, writes Jake Hilburn. From lowering costs to greater accuracy, there are many benefits to incorporating this technology into your practice. Hilburn details the technology basics and benefits.  Discuss
3D printing, imaging reveal prehistoric shark's peculiar jaw
November 20, 2020 -- Researchers used 3D printing and computed tomography imaging to get a better understanding of a prehistoric shark and its unusual jaw, in a study published on November 17 in Communications Biology.  Discuss
Bellus3D gets patent for 3D dental aligning process
November 20, 2020 -- Bellus3D has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for an automatic process that aligns multiple 3D face models of a patient with his or her intraoral scans.
Carestream Dental's CS Model+ update supports in-house aligners
November 17, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has unveiled the latest version of its CS Model+ CAD/CAM offering, which is aimed at helping dental practices design clear aligners in-house.
Dentsply Sirona, Panthera Dental announce collaboration
November 13, 2020 -- Dentsply Sirona has signed an agreement to collaborate with Panthera Dental to offer a digital workflow for custom-made sleep devices for those with obstructive sleep apnea.
Glidewell offers special implant education
November 6, 2020 -- Glidewell has published a special edition of its Chairside magazine that features insights from experts discussing implant case studies, protocols, and techniques.
Glidewell introduces Comfort3D bite splint
October 28, 2020 -- Glidewell has introduced the Comfort3D bite splint, a custom occlusal guard made with digital design and 3D-printing technology.
Formlabs unveils new resins for 3D printing
October 27, 2020 -- Formlabs has debuted a reformulation of its Draft Resin aimed at improving 3D printing throughput and efficiency for dentists and orthodontic practices. It has also unveiled Rigid 10K Resin, which the company said is the stiffest material in its portfolio.
TriLor validated on VHF milling machines
October 23, 2020 -- The technopolymer matrix TriLor has been validated on VHF's R5, S5, and K5+ milling machines.
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
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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