Imaging Sponsored by DEXIS
MouthWatch marks 10-year anniversary
April 22, 2022 -- Teledentistry and digital imaging company MouthWatch recently celebrated its 10-year anniversary and is looking toward the future. Read More
Envista completes acquisition of Carestream's scanner business
April 21, 2022 -- Dental products company Envista Holdings has acquired Carestream Dental's intraoral scanning technology business for $600 million. The business will be rebranded as DEXIS. Read More
Which camera is best for dental photos?
April 19, 2022 -- Digital single-lens reflector, point-and-shoot, and smartphone cameras are frequently used in everyday life, but which one is most suitable for dental photography? Each camera's strengths -- and drawbacks -- were outlined in a study published April 7 in Heliyon. Read More
Swallowed dental crown caused man to develop appendicitis
April 15, 2022 -- A 51-year-old man unintentionally swallowed a dental crown, resulting in an unusual case of appendicitis caused by ingestion of a foreign body, according to a case report published April 12 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Read More
Can antihypertensive drugs prevent jaw bone loss?
April 11, 2022 -- Cone-beam computed tomography scans show antihypertensive drugs may positively affect the thickness of the jawbone cortex, possibly preventing bone loss. The study was published April 4 in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology. Read More
2 important code changes coming in 2023
April 8, 2022 -- On January 1, 2023, a big change is coming to two Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature codes related to intraoral radiographs and full-mouth debridement. Coding expert Estela Vargas, CRDH, shares what you need to know. Read More
Midmark to present technologies at Thrivelive
April 1, 2022 -- Midmark is a diamond-level sponsor of the upcoming Thrivelive dentistry event and will offer complimentary in-booth design consultations with dental experts. Read More
ClearChoice to integrate Planmeca CBCT system
April 1, 2022 -- ClearChoice Management Services is partnering with Planmeca and Henry Schein to integrate Planmeca's Viso G7 advanced cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging unit into the ClearChoice network of more than 75 centers across the country. Read More
Envista rebrands KaVo imaging business as DEXIS
March 29, 2022 -- Dental products company Envista Holdings announced that its KaVo imaging business will be rebranded as DEXIS. Read More
X-rays reveal man's bruxism-caused apical periodontitis
March 28, 2022 -- Dental x-rays revealed that a healthy 28-year-old man developed apical periodontitis in two teeth following an intense phase of bruxism that lasted about a year, according to a case report published on March 24 in BMC Oral Health. 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
May 21-24
Miami Beach, Florida United States
Florida Dental Convention
June 23-25
Kissimmee, Florida United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Scientific Session
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