CAD/CAM Sponsored by Glidewell
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
How milling, scanning can become an asset for your patients
October 13, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, has seen what the collaboration between two dental technology companies has meant for his practice and patients. Now he's sharing his thoughts on why dental milling and scanning should be a part of your plans for your practice.  Discuss
ImmersiveTouch debuts VR surgical planning platform
October 13, 2020 -- Surgical planning software developer ImmersiveTouch has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its ImmersiveView Surgical Plan virtual reality (VR)-based digital surgery platform.
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