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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.
SprintRay releases 3 new dental 3D printing products
September 29, 2020 -- SprintRay has added an automated washing system, a new version of its Dashboard cloud software, and an ultrahigh-resolution 3D printer to its line of dental 3D printing offerings.
Exocad upgrades ChairsideCAD software
September 17, 2020 -- Software manufacturer Exocad has upgraded its ChairsideCAD offering to support the production of titanium abutments and screw-retained crowns on VHF Z4 dental milling machines.
Case study: Using technology to restore a tooth with a failing amalgam
September 16, 2020 -- Dr. Karyn Halpern discusses the case of a 65-year-old man who presented for a hygiene visit and exam with a large, failing distal-occlusal amalgam. She describes her approach to restoring the tooth, aiming to utilize the best materials and techniques for long-term results.  Discuss
Formlabs expands large-format 3D printing line
September 15, 2020 -- Formlabs has debuted its Form 3BL dental and medical 3D printer and begun shipments of its Form 3L flagship large-format printer.
VHF unveils magnetic blank holder for S2, S5 machines
September 10, 2020 -- VHF has unveiled the QuickFrame magnetic blank holder, which is compatible with the company's S2 and S5 dental milling and grinding machines.
LightForce Orthodontics closes $14M series B round
September 10, 2020 -- LightForce Orthodontics has raised $14 million in series B funding to further develop its 3D-printed customizable bracket system.
How an open CAD/CAM system and the digital workflow benefits this Calif. dentist
August 20, 2020 -- A user of CAD/CAM technology for nine years, Dr. Chris Petrush discusses how a recent switch in technology benefited his practice and expanded his digital workflow. He also shares how same-day dentistry sets him apart from other dentists in his area.  Discuss
DentCore adds 3 new VHF machines to its portfolio
August 13, 2020 -- Dental milling machine manufacturer VHF has extended its distribution contract with supplier DentCore.
Dr. Mark T. Murphy on the business-related benefits of an intraoral scanner
August 10, 2020 -- How can the use of an intraoral scanner affect your practice? Dr. Mark T. Murphy shares insights from his practice and what an intraoral scanner has done to boost his business and help his practice stay current in the eyes of his patients.  Discuss
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