CAD/CAM Sponsored by Glidewell
Nexa3D, Merz-Dental partner
March 17, 2023 -- The Germany-based CAD/CAM dental acrylic manufacturer Merz-Dental has signed on as an authorized reseller of Nexa3D printers. Read More
SprintRay launches resin for 3D-printed restorations
February 27, 2023 -- SprintRay has launched a ceramic crown 3D printing ecosystem, which includes a ceramic-dominant resin for 3D-printed restorations, in the U.S. Read More
Stratasys launches new 3D printer
February 17, 2023 -- Stratasys has launched the J3 DentaJet 3D printer, an entry-level, multimaterial printer that enables dental labs to produce mixed applications in a single tray simultaneously. Read More
Stratasys launches monolithic, full-color 3D denture
February 8, 2023 -- Polymer 3D printer Stratasys has introduced TrueDent, a monolithic, full-color, 3D-printed permanent denture. Read More
Roland DGA switches up its leadership team
February 8, 2023 -- Roland DGA has announced three key changes to its leadership team. Read More
Desktop Health's parent company cuts 15% of employees
February 3, 2023 -- Massachusetts-based Desktop Metal, the parent company of 3D dental printing company Desktop Health, slashed its workforce by 15% and will close facilities, according to a news story published on February 2 in the Boston Globe. Read More
Low-dose CBCT comparable for dental implant surgery
December 21, 2022 -- Low-dose cone-beam CT (CBCT) yields statistically similar performance to standard-dose CBCT imaging protocols for CAD/CAM-guided dental implant surgery, according to research published online December 14 in the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants. Read More
Planmeca unveils milling unit for dental labs
December 20, 2022 -- Planmeca has launched PlanMill 60 S, a 5-axis milling unit geared toward dental laboratories and technicians, as well as dentists seeking to produce more-advanced dental restorations and applications at their practice. Read More
What to know about 3D replicas and autotransplantation
December 13, 2022 -- Using a 3D dental replica when planning tooth autotransplantation offers benefits, including shorter surgical times and less trauma to the periodontal ligament, according to a communication published on December 8 in the Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Milling vs. 3D printing: Which one is best for dentures?
December 13, 2022 -- When it comes to creating dentures, artificial teeth can be milled or 3D printed, but which method is more accurate? Both processes were deemed clinically acceptable in a head-to-head comparison that was published on December 1 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 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.