Imaging Sponsored by DEXIS
Digital workflow speeds up implant-supported crowns
May 17, 2022 -- Implant-supported crowns can be made in both fully and partially digital workflows. The occlusal adjustment and total adjustment times of the fully digital workflow, however, are significantly shorter than the partially digital workflow, according to a study in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Read More
Woman develops air in skull after debridement procedure
May 6, 2022 -- A 62-year-old woman developed a life-threatening presence of air within her skull when a dental clinic used an air-polishing device to perform submucosal debridement to treat her peri-implantitis lesion, according to a case report published May 3 in Clinical and Experimental Dental Research. Read More
Carestream launches new edition for CS 8200 tech
May 6, 2022 -- Carestream Dental recently launched the Neo edition of its CS 8200 3D technology, which the company said improves ease of use for dental professionals. Read More
Roland DGA opens imagination center in Atlanta
May 5, 2022 -- Roland DGA has opened a new 5,600-sq-ft regional office in Atlanta named the Atlanta Imagination Center to allow customers, prospects, and partners access to the company's latest technologies. Read More
Do e-bikes lead to more maxillofacial fractures?
May 4, 2022 -- Maxillofacial injuries due to electronic bicycle (e-bike) accidents may be more severe than conventional cycling accidents, according to a study published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. However, patient characteristics play a more crucial role than type of bicycle in these fractures. Read More
Southern Calif. surgeons give patients jaw in a day
May 4, 2022 -- Surgeons from Cedars-Sinai, a nonprofit hospital serving the Los Angeles area, and the Los Angeles Center for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, are one of a handful of teams in the U.S. giving patients jaw replacements complete with dental implants in one day. Read More
Missing teeth linked to Zika-caused congenital syndrome
April 29, 2022 -- Children with the congenital syndrome caused by the mosquito-borne Zika virus may have multiple missing teeth, according to a study in Brazil published April 23 in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology. Read More
Diagnocat AI cleared in Canada
April 28, 2022 -- Diagnocat said its Diagnocat artificial intelligence (AI) dental imaging technology has been cleared for use by Health Canada. Read More
Facial pain signals illuminate path for nonopioid therapies
April 26, 2022 -- U.S. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Researchers (NIDCR) researchers recently caught facial nerves on camera responding in real time to pain signals. The findings could provide insight into ways to develop safer, nonopioid treatments for orofacial pain. Read More
National Dentex Labs to acquire Swan Dental Lab
April 25, 2022 -- National Dentex Labs is acquiring Swan Dental Lab, a dental restoration fabricator in Brunswick, OH. Read More
Special Feature
Data trends: Are U.S. practices taking more images?

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when taking radiographs as part of a dental examination was commonplace. However, with fears about radiation and changing insurance policies, U.S. practices took fewer images in 2016 than in any recent year. Why? Alitta Boechler of Sikka Software looks at the data. Read more.

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American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
May 21-24
Miami Beach, Florida United States
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June 23-25
Kissimmee, Florida United States
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July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States
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