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B&D Dental builds on zirconia patent portfolio
November 18, 2019 -- B&D Dental has increased its dental zirconia and coloring patent portfolio to eight with a recently issued patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
FDA clears Keystone's 3D printing dental resin
November 18, 2019 -- Keystone Industries has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its KeySplint Soft 3D printing resin for night guards and splints.
The importance of dental assistants learning the latest technology
November 12, 2019 -- Dental assistants need to have the knowledge about what today's technology can do and how it fits into the practice workflow, as well as the confidence to talk about it with patients. Kevin Henry notes that having this confidence is a key part to assistants' growth and their development into the true leaders they can become.  Discuss
3 simple steps to full-arch temporaries
October 28, 2019 -- Dr. David Rice of IgniteDDS shares his knowledge on building full-arch temporary restorations. He describes three key steps and offers simple tips to make amazing restorations for your patients.  Discuss
New 3D printing method eases bioprinting
October 23, 2019 -- A new bioprinting technique developed at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria can integrate living cells into fine structures created in a 3D printer.
CAD/CAM crowns placed by students show high survival rate
October 11, 2019 -- Chairside-generated CAD/CAM crowns placed by predoctoral students had high survival and success rates in a new study. The results suggest that these crowns will deliver predictable performance if placed correctly, according to the authors.  Discuss
VHF debuts new milling and grinding machine
October 11, 2019 -- Dental milling machine manufacturer VHF has launched its new Z4 milling and grinding machine.
Kulzer unveils Delara prosthetic teeth line
October 9, 2019 -- Kulzer has introduced the Delara midpriced prosthetic teeth line, the latest addition to its prosthetic teeth portfolio.
CDA journal reports on 3D printing
October 2, 2019 -- How can 3D printing improve dentistry? The Journal of the California Dental Association discusses the technology's potential in several areas in its October 2019 issue.
Voco adds new shades for nanoceramic CAD/CAM disk
October 2, 2019 -- Voco has added three new shades to the Grandio CAD/CAM disk line.
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.

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