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Looking for an easier way to copy dentures? It's here
February 17, 2021 -- Clinicians can duplicate complete dentures quickly and easily with a general intraoral scanner and free, downloadable CAD software, according to a study published on February 3 in the Journal of Prosthodontics. Read More
Researchers use CAD to test novel implant design
February 12, 2021 -- Researchers from India ran simulations using CAD software to test implant stress distribution in a study published on February 10 in Materials Today: Proceedings. They found an ideal implant abutment design and praised the merits of modeling implants before placing them. Read More
Blue or white? Study finds scan color makes a difference
February 11, 2021 -- A number of factors can influence the accuracy of an intraoral scan, including the color of a scanner's light. The use of a blue-light scanning mode resulted in significantly more accurate scans in a study published on February 2 in the Journal of Prosthodontics. Read More
SprintRay, Bego join forces on 3D printing
February 8, 2021 -- SprintRay and Bego are partnering so that Bego's VarseoSmile Crown plus and VarseoSmile Temp 3D printing materials will become available for use with the SprintRay Pro 3D printer. Read More
DGShape debuts accessory for DWX-52D milling machine
January 27, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has launched a new C-clamp adapter for its DWX-52D dental milling machine. Read More
Imagen Dental launches as tech-focused DPO
January 27, 2021 -- Imagen Dental Partners has launched as a dental partnership organization (DPO) focused on technology-oriented dental practices. Read More
Nexa3D, Keystone join forces for 3D printing
January 19, 2021 -- Nexa3D and Keystone Industries are teaming up to provide 3D-printing technology for the dental market. Read More
Aspen Dental teams up with 3Shape
January 12, 2021 -- Aspen Dental Management has inked a deal with 3Shape to equip its Aspen Dental locations in the U.S. Read More
What were 2020's top 5 stories about CAD/CAM?
December 15, 2020 -- CAD/CAM is always evolving and improving dentistry. DrBicuspid.com brings the latest updates on the technology that can improve restorations, implants, orthodontics, and more. Read More
How this dentist changed his digital workflow during COVID-19
December 10, 2020 -- When COVID-19 began to affect the dental industry, Dr. Bill Kotonias and his dental practice in Brooklyn Center, MN, pivoted from a mindset of worrying about the present to preparing for the future. That included investing in technology and altering how the "digital workflow" affected his practice and patients. 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