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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
AI accurately locates important face, jaw bones
March 10, 2023 -- A novel artificial intelligence (AI) technique can accurately locate important points in the skull, face, and jaw bones in computed tomography scans, suggest findings published on March 6 in the Journal of Medical Imaging. Read More
Fla. dentist pulls car with teeth in bid to break world record
March 9, 2023 -- The world record for pulling a 2,000-lb car by the teeth for 30 m is 18.13 seconds. A Florida dentist aims to have his name published in the Guinness World Records by beating that time, according to news reports. Read More
Ceramic implants 101: How far we've come
March 8, 2023 -- The use of ceramic implants and zirconia in dentistry have "exploded" in popularity. But it took a long time for these biocompatible materials to gain traction. Dr. Sammy Noumbissi reviews the history of ceramics. Read More
AI-assisted CAD provider H3D enters the dental market
March 6, 2023 -- H3D, the Australia-based maker of custom-fitted medical devices and a provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted CAD, is expanding into dentistry. Read More
AI is here, and it will make dentistry easier
March 2, 2023 -- During the Chicago Dental Society 2023 Midwinter Meeting, DrBicuspid Editor-in-Chief Theresa Pablos sat down with three dental industry leaders who are working on technologies that use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve patient care and make your job in the office easier. Read More
Manuka honey may have sweet effect on implant bone healing
March 1, 2023 -- Soaking collagen scaffolds in manuka honey could increase their ability to produce minerals and promote osteogenesis, yet the scaffolds offer little resistance to bacterial infection, according to researchers. Read More
Ceramic implants 101: A viable and proven implant alternative
March 1, 2023 -- What are ceramic implants and why might you want to consider them for your practice? In this new series, ceramic implant expert Dr. Sammy Noumbissi shares why you shouldn't overlook these alternatives to titanium implants. Read More
DEXIS, its DTX Studio, and SprintRay partner
March 1, 2023 -- DEXIS' intraoral scanners and cloud design services from dental 3D printer provider SprintRay will be integrated through DEXIS' dental software suite DTX Studio Clinic. Read More
Let's talk about access to care
February 24, 2023 -- CHICAGO -- DrBicuspid Editor-in-Chief Theresa Pablos sat down with two leaders in the dental industry at the Chicago Dental Society 2023 Midwinter Meeting on February 23 to talk about barriers to dental care and how dentistry can work together to get more patients to the clinic and deliver 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.