Imaging Sponsored by Planet DDS
The top reason you need a scanner now isn't what you think
December 13, 2019 -- Scanning and restorative dentistry isn't just about delivering optimum patient care. Dr. David Rice explains how it can become your fast-track ticket to practice growth and success. Read More
SICAT unveils new version of implant planning software
December 10, 2019 -- Software and hardware manufacturer SICAT has introduced version 2.0 of its implant planning software for CEREC guides. Read More
Pearl unveils AI product to better restoration process
December 5, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) dental care company Pearl has launched a product that helps improve the dental restoration process by allowing labs to score and buck individual patient scans based on margin clarity. Read More
Align names new VP of U.S. operations
December 2, 2019 -- Align Technology has named Frank Quinn as the new vice president and general manager for its U.S. operations. Read More
Naval dental school failed to read 1,800 CBCT scans
November 27, 2019 -- Radiologists at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's Naval Postgraduate Dental School in Bethesda, MD, failed to examine about 2,000 dental cone-beam CT (CBCT) scans during a seven-year period, resulting in at least one treatment delay, according to news reports. Read More
Henry Schein One debuts Dentrix connector
November 27, 2019 -- Henry Schein One has rolled out the Dentrix Smart Image connector for DEXIS imaging software. Read More
Podcast: How this assistant embraced new technology
November 22, 2019 -- In the latest Dental Assistant Nation podcast, Kevin Henry talks with one dental assistant about how technology has played a big role in her professional growth, and they discuss the importance of embracing and learning new technology. Read More
Which MRI sequences can best handle metal braces?
November 21, 2019 -- What is the best way to overcome artifacts in patients wearing metallic orthodontic devices? The authors of a new study recently published in Radiology recommend slight modifications in functional MRI and diffusion-tensor MR imaging sequences to complete the task. Read More
The important role photography plays in the success of your practice
November 20, 2019 -- Is a picture worth a thousand words? Or is it worth far more? A picture is worth at least $2 million of revenue when you have a system for success and a system to stay accountable, according to Dr. David Rice. He explains the important role photography plays in your practice's success. Read More
The importance of dental assistants learning the latest technology
November 12, 2019 -- Dental assistants need to have the knowledge about what today's technology can do and how it fits into the practice workflow, as well as the confidence to talk about it with patients. Kevin Henry notes that having this confidence is a key part to assistants' growth and their development into the true leaders they can become. 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
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
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States