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New product: Vita launches shade liquids
January 16, 2018 -- Vita North America has launched new shade liquids.
Planmeca integrates software with intraoral scanners
January 12, 2018 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has announced its intraoral scanners now function alongside postscanning processing software from Orchestrate Orthodontic Technologies.
Study tests polymeric resins for primary tooth restorations
January 8, 2018 -- When faced with the need to restore primary teeth, the development of CAD/CAM systems and materials offers new treatment possibilities. But do these materials suffer excessive tooth wear that would make them inappropriate to use? A new study investigated.  Discuss
5 things to know before buying an intraoral scanner
January 5, 2018 -- Intraoral scanners are increasingly becoming part of the dental workflow, and for good reason. These versatile devices have been shown to both please patients and save practices time and money, according to a new review.  Discuss
Is computer-guided implant placement really better?
December 28, 2017 -- Is computer-guided implant placement actually better than conventional implant procedures? Are guided protocols preferred for certain situations? While the technology certainly offers significant promise, a new study investigated whether current scientific evidence backs it up.  Discuss
ClearCaps accepts Planmeca scans
December 21, 2017 -- Aligner manufacturer ClearCaps has begun accepting scans from two Planmeca intraoral scanners.
Align terminates interoperability contract with 3Shape
December 20, 2017 -- Medical device company Align Technology will terminate its interoperability contract with 3Shape as of January 17, 2018.  Discuss
Fall 2017 new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com
December 15, 2017 -- During fall 2017, new products ranging from surgical implant guides to obturators and contra angles were introduced. Here is our roundup of new products from Dentsply Sirona, Planmeca, KaVo, and other companies.  Discuss
Special Feature
Study tests particle-filled resins for partial crowns

What materials do you use for single-tooth, partial-crown restorations? Particle-filled composite resin CAD/CAM materials are a promising addition to practitioner's toolbox, but do they hold up over time? Researchers tested 42 partial-crown restorations over two years to see how well these restorations performed. Read more.

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Yankee Dental Congress 2020
Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2020
Boston, Massachusetts United States