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Digital technologies are often assets in orthodontics
September 12, 2019 -- When patients visit orthodontists, they often seek much more than better smiles. Digital technologies such as 3D printing can provide patients with visuals that help them achieve more realistic expectations of their treatment and outcomes, according to a talk at the recent 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco. Read More
3D Systems names new CFO
August 19, 2019 -- 3D printing company 3D Systems has named Todd Booth as its new chief financial officer (CFO) and executive vice president. Read More
Biolase reports lower revenue in Q2
August 12, 2019 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase has announced its fiscal second-quarter financial results. Read More
Dentsply Sirona reports lower net sales, higher income in Q2
August 5, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has reported lower net sales but higher net income for the fiscal second quarter of 2019. Read More
Feldspathic ceramic scores highest in composite hardness testing
July 19, 2019 -- Researchers wanted to see which CAD/CAM composites for molars were hardest and held up best after toothbrush abrasion testing. After putting six composites through rigorous testing, they discovered that feldspathic ceramic scored the highest in hardness, but some of the composites might need periodic repolishing. Read More
New product: Dentsply Sirona launches data transmission portal
July 15, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has launched a new portal for the secure transmission of scan data and case information. Read More
New products: Roland DGA launches dentures kits
June 20, 2019 -- Roland DGA has launched two new DGShape Time Reduction Kits for producing dentures and denture models. Read More
Does a CAD/CAM system produce a better restoratives fit?
June 18, 2019 -- Should you trust the fitting of a monolithic zirconia crown to a CAD/CAM or milling process? Researchers put the two methods to the test to find out which produced a better fit. What they found might change how you complete the restorations for your patients. Read More
Study compares strength of CAD/CAM provisional restorations
May 29, 2019 -- New technologies and materials have made it easier to create and repair restorations, but do these CAD/CAM materials hold up as well as more-established materials? Researchers put four of them through their paces. Read More
New product: Kulzer launches denture design software
May 28, 2019 -- Kulzer has launched Pala Design Studio, new web-based denture design software. 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.

Conferences
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States