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Nobel Biocare, SprintRay to improve implant workflows
November 23, 2021 -- To optimize dental implant workflows, Nobel Biocare will become an authorized distributor of SprintRay's 3D printing technology. Read More
Nexa3D, Oqton partner on manufactured dental appliances
November 18, 2021 -- 3D printer maker Nexa3D and artificial intelligence software developer Oqton have formed a partnership to meet an increase in demand for additively manufactured patient-specific dental appliances and aligners worldwide. Read More
Patients satisfied with digital implant workflow
November 16, 2021 -- Patients reported higher satisfaction with a digital workflow for creating a single implant-supported posterior crown than a conventional workflow in a randomized clinical trial published in the Journal of Dentistry. Read More
Mouthguards may improve athletes' physical performance
November 12, 2021 -- Wearing mouthguards may do more than protect athletes' teeth. Athletes who wear mandible-controlled mouthguards may experience enhanced physical performance, according to a new study published November 5 in the journal Injury. Read More
Will automation, rising costs make dental labs obsolete?
November 11, 2021 -- A labor shortage, rising costs, and increasing automation are leading to big changes in the dental lab industry. Dr. Teresa Yang summarized how these trends are affecting dental labs and what smaller labs can do to compete in the modern era. Read More
Owandy touts implant planning software
November 10, 2021 -- Owandy Radiology will highlight its QuickVision 3D implant planning software at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting, being held November 26 to December 1. Read More
3D printing companies form partnership
November 4, 2021 -- 3D printer maker Nexa3D has established a new reseller partnership with 3D DDS, a 3D dental distributor, installer, technical service, and training company. Read More
LightForce secures $50M in series C funding
November 3, 2021 -- Customized 3D printing company LightForce Orthodontics has secured $50 million in series C funding. Read More
Roland DGA debuts AI software for milling machines
October 27, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has released new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered performance visualization software for current DWX milling machines. Read More
SprintRay launches ProCure 2 system
October 22, 2021 -- SprintRay launched its ProCure 2 system, which the company touted as faster and more powerful, at its 3D Next Summit in Miami. The company also introduced its radio-opaque 3D printer resin for implant-supported hybrid dentures, SprintRay OnX. 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
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress
January 27-29
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting
February 24-26
Chicago, Illinois United States
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in Anaheim
May 12-14
Anaheim, California United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States