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Ackuretta, Bego team up on 3D printing
September 16, 2021 -- Bego's 3D printing materials will be integrated into Ackuretta's 3D printing systems, the companies announced. Read More
How 3D printing can support remote education in dentistry
September 15, 2021 -- 3D printing became an invaluable tool that enabled dental students at one university to train from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Elisa Praderi writes why the situation proves 3D printing has been underutilized in education -- until now. Read More
Park Dental Research acquires Orchestrate 3D
September 13, 2021 -- Park Dental Research has acquired Orchestrate 3D, a 3D printing company and dental orthodontic software manufacturer. Read More
Technology Focus: Crown.AI software for fastdesign.io
August 31, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) technology for dentistry has come a long way, and two new features from Glidewell's fastdesign.io software show how smart technologies can save time in the clinic. The Glidewell team showcased Crown.AI and Margin.AI in this Technology Focus interview. Read More
FDA seeks comment on dental resins, facet screw performance
August 27, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking comment on draft guidance related to the performance criteria and testing methods for facet screws and dental resins. Read More
Desktop Health launches 3D printing program
August 12, 2021 -- Desktop Health announced the launch of a turnkey metal 3D printing program for dentistry along with the launch of chrome cobalt for use in dental applications. Read More
Roland DGA launches redesigned Roland TV hub
July 30, 2021 -- Roland DGA announced the launch of its redesigned Roland TV video hub, allowing customers to view educational videos on various products and applications in one place. Read More
Geistlich to market 3D-printed bone regeneration tool
July 7, 2021 -- Geistlich Biomaterials will market the Yxoss CBR customized 3D-printed alveolar bone regeneration software. Read More
Roland DGA offers new 3D dental printer
June 30, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has added the Sol LCD 3D printer to its DGShape product line. Read More
Zirconia shines in review of systematic reviews
June 29, 2021 -- Zirconia received satisfactory marks in a new review of systematic reviews of the restorative material. While zirconia-ceramic restorations came with technical, biological, and aesthetic complications, many of these complications did not affect restoration functionality and could be fixed during routine care. 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
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