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Arfona partners with Dentulu, Impress3D
April 16, 2021 -- 3D-printed dentures company Arfona has partnered with Dentulu and Impress3D to provide patients with greater access to better and more affordable tooth replacement options. Read More
Medit introduces new i700 intraoral scanner
April 16, 2021 -- 3D imaging firm Medit has announced the release of its i700 intraoral scanner, which builds upon the success of the i500. Read More
Dominion National partners with SmileDirectClub
April 15, 2021 -- Dominion National announced it has partnered with SmileDirectClub to offer its members access to SmileDirectClub's orthodontic clear aligner program for teeth straightening. Read More
Sleep apnea treatment may reduce risk of Alzheimer's
April 14, 2021 -- Older adults who use positive airway pressure therapy to treat obstructive sleep apnea may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, according to a recent study published in Sleep. Read More
Clear Blue Smiles joins forces with GreenSky
April 13, 2021 -- Clear aligner provider Clear Blue Smiles has formed a strategic alliance with GreenSky Patient Solutions. Read More
3D printing in your practice doesn't have to be daunting
April 8, 2021 -- Bringing 3D printing into your dental practice can be as easy as pushing a button, writes Sam Wainwright, dental product manager at Formlabs. Wainwright explains why industry growth and improved patient care will require equipment manufacturers to prioritize ease of use in their product designs. Read More
3Shape launches AI-based dental design service platform
April 8, 2021 -- 3Shape has launched 3Shape Automate, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based dental design service platform. Read More
Low bone mass, gum disease may be linked in middle age
April 7, 2021 -- Low bone mass may be associated with periodontal disease in middle-aged adults, according to a study published on March 23 in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Read More
Henry Schein One debuts imaging software for Dentrix
April 7, 2021 -- Henry Schein One has launched new imaging software that consolidates and simplifies image management within Dentrix system versions G7.3 and higher. Read More
Nexa3D releases large-format dental 3D printer
April 6, 2021 -- Nexa3D has launched a new dental lab 3D printer called NXD200. 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.

Conferences
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
June 25-27
Boston, Massachusetts 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
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States