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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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
DentCore adds 3 new VHF machines to its portfolio
August 13, 2020 -- Dental milling machine manufacturer VHF has extended its distribution contract with supplier DentCore. Read More
Dr. Mark T. Murphy on the business-related benefits of an intraoral scanner
August 10, 2020 -- How can the use of an intraoral scanner affect your practice? Dr. Mark T. Murphy shares insights from his practice and what an intraoral scanner has done to boost his business and help his practice stay current in the eyes of his patients. Read More
Could this Lego-inspired technology be part of dentistry's future?
July 31, 2020 -- Scientists in Oregon are developing a new 3D-printed technology inspired by Lego toys. The tiny, 3D-printed bricks are designed to help heal broken bones and could one day even lead to lab-made organs for transplantation. They could potentially have an impact on dentistry as well. Read More
Exocad sets global hybrid event for September 21-22
July 7, 2020 -- Exocad said that its Insights 2020 meeting will be held on September 21 and 22 as a global hybrid event in Darmstadt, Germany. Read More
Structo to produce nasal testing swabs
July 6, 2020 -- 3D printing startup Structo of Singapore has pivoted from solely producing dental models to also manufacturing presterilized nasopharyngeal swabs to aid in COVID-19 testing. 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) Annual Scientific Session
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States