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Research at AADOCR touts urethane-based materials for printing
March 24, 2022 -- Novel urethane-based materials can provide resins suited to inkjet 3D printing while exceeding standards, according to research presented March 24 at the American Association of Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) annual meeting. Read More
Frontier Dental invests in Burbank Dental Laboratory
March 16, 2022 -- Frontier Dental Laboratories has invested in California-based Burbank Dental Laboratory, which makes dental restoratives, including implants and dentures. Read More
Oral surgeons successfully transplant molar to infected site
March 8, 2022 -- Oral surgeons from Syria opted to transplant a molar instead of placing an implant in a 24-year-old female with signs of infection. Two years after the procedure, the transplanted molar had vitality and was in good periodontal and functional health, according to a case report published on March 2 in the Annals of Medicine and Surgery. Read More
Align receives Cuspies award at Chicago Midwinter
March 8, 2022 -- Align Technology received the DrBicuspid.com Cuspies award for Best New Imaging or CAD/CAM Product for its iTero Element 5D Plus series at the 2022 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, which was held February 24-26 at the McCormick Place convention center. Read More
Voco partners with Planmeca, unveils new nanoceramic hybrid
March 8, 2022 -- Voco has formed a material partnership with Planmeca and launched its Grandio blocs PlanMill fire-free nanoceramic hybrid blocks. Read More
Titanium vs. zirconia implants: Pros and cons
March 3, 2022 -- When selecting dental implants, patients want the least invasive materials possible. Zirconia has emerged as an alternative to the traditional titanium implant. Dr. Edward Harsini breaks down the pros and cons of each dental implant material. Read More
Dentsply Sirona partners with Google Cloud, launches 3D printer
March 1, 2022 -- Dentsply Sirona has formed a digital dentistry partnership with Google Cloud and launched a new 3D printing offering. Read More
Save time and money with 3D dental printing
February 25, 2022 -- CHICAGO - Integrating the latest 3D printing technologies in a dental practice can transform it, saving clinicians time and money and restoring patients' smiles faster, according to a presentation on February 24 at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Read More
Nexa3D touts products at LMT Lab Day
February 24, 2022 -- Nexa3D is highlighting its latest 3D printing technology at LMT Lab Day in Chicago, which is being held February 24-26. Read More
Formlabs, Medit to partner on chairside 3D printing
February 23, 2022 -- Formlabs Dental and Medit plan to partner on making chairside 3D printing more accessible to dental practices. 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