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American Tooth Industries founder dies
March 26, 2021 -- The founder of American Tooth Industries, Bruno Pozzi, has died at the age of 82. Read More
German researchers net $2.5M to explore new dental materials
March 2, 2021 -- A new German research foundation called InterDent will receive 2.1 million euros ($2.5 million U.S.) over the next three years to explore how dental restorations can be made to last longer. Read More
Roland DGA debuts adapter for DWX-42W wet mill
February 24, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has launched a six-pin adapter designed to increase the overall milling capacity of its DWX-42W wet dental mill. Read More
3D printing impression trays saves money and time
February 22, 2021 -- Clinicians can save money and time by 3D printing open impression trays for patients in need of multiple implant-supported prostheses, according to a study published on February 14 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Read More
Researchers use CAD to test novel implant design
February 12, 2021 -- Researchers from India ran simulations using CAD software to test implant stress distribution in a study published on February 10 in Materials Today: Proceedings. They found an ideal implant abutment design and praised the merits of modeling implants before placing them. Read More
Formlabs offers new materials for 3D-printed long-term restorations
December 8, 2020 -- 3D printing company Formlabs has added Permanent Crown resin and the Soft Tissue Starter Pack to its dental material portfolio. Read More
Podcast: Why this dentist is passionate about crown and bridge
September 17, 2020 -- Dr. Edward Feinberg believes that a number of dentists don't have confidence in their crown and bridge skills and have turned away from this time-honored procedure. In this podcast, he discusses why he believes crown and bridge should be a part of your dental practice's treatment mix, in addition to what dental assistants can do to become a bigger part of the procedure's success. Read More
GC America to host free online bioactive dentistry symposium
August 13, 2020 -- GC America will host a free online symposium on bioactive dentistry on August 21 at 9 a.m. Central time. Read More
Case report: Prepping teeth with no water spray or aerosols
July 29, 2020 -- With so much talk surrounding COVID-19 and aerosols in the dental practice, Dr. Joe Blaes did some research and discovered a way to prep teeth that not only minimizes aerosols but also reduces the need for an air water syringe in the operatory. He shares his thoughts in this article. Read More
Dr. Kristine Aadland on best practices for restorative dentistry in the wake of COVID-19
June 16, 2020 -- Dr. Kristine Aadland, a general practitioner in Vancouver, WA, shares some of the steps she has taken to facilitate the successful restart of her practice. In this wide-ranging interview, she discusses everything from enhanced infection control to practice efficiency through the use of technology and materials. 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
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
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States