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Roland DGA to show mills at AGD2021
May 28, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas will showcase its milling machines at this year's Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) annual meeting, AGD2021. Read More
Behind the billions lost: Dental fraud is rare but costly
May 21, 2021 -- Dental fraud is rare but costly. As much as $13 billion of the $136 billion Americans spend annually on dental care is lost to dental fraud. Kaiser Health News investigates some of the tactics used by dentists to unethically boost their bottom lines. Read More
Forget full crowns: CAD/CAM for conservative restorations
May 13, 2021 -- CAD/CAM, tooth-colored materials, and improved bonding technologies are allowing dentists more options than ever for placing minimally invasive posterior restorations. Dr. Steven Gold will address this very topic in his presentation at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents virtual convention. Read More
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
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
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States