CAD/CAM Sponsored by Glidewell
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
Roland DGA debuts attachment adapter for abutment kit
September 15, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has unveiled a new Dental Smart Solutions (DESS) material attachment adapter for its AK-1 abutment kit designed to be used with the DWX-42W wet mill. 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
Straumann teams up with Aspen Dental
September 8, 2021 -- Straumann Group has struck a deal to offer its dental implants, abutments, and CAD/CAM products at Aspen Dental Management-affiliated offices across the U.S. 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August 27, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking comment on draft guidance related to the performance criteria and testing methods for facet screws and dental resins.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
Anatomage spins off 3D dental technology unit
August 25, 2021 -- 3D imaging firm Anatomage has spun off its 3D dental technology business into a wholly owned subsidiary called Osteoid. Read More
What's on my chair for posterior CAD/CAM restorations
August 17, 2021 -- What's on My Chair is a new series on DrBicuspid.com in which dental professionals share the tools and techniques they use for specific types of procedures and cases. In the first episode, digital dentistry expert Dr. Steven Gold shares how he prepares and places posterior CAD/CAM restorations. 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
Technology Focus: Hands on with the Medit i700 scanner
August 10, 2021 -- In this Technology Focus interview, the team at Medit gives us a hands-on, "live" look at the new i700 intraoral scanner. The group also talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic may prove to be a turning point for digital 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.

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