Imaging
MouthWatch to debut new camera at SmileCon 2021
October 4, 2021 -- Teledentistry developer MouthWatch will debut its MouthWatch Plus+ high-definition intraoral camera during SmileCon 2021 in Las Vegas. Read More
DentalMonitoring launches AI-powered treatment monitoring device
October 4, 2021 -- DentalMonitoring has launched ScanBoxPro, a new portable artificial intelligence (AI)-powered device for monitoring dental and orthodontic treatment such as aligners, braces, and retainers. Read More
Woman's 35 years of pain and the dark history of a TMJ implant
September 28, 2021 -- A woman spent 35 years with severe pain due to the placement of a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) prosthetic device, and her case illustrates why these implants were destined to be recalled in 1991, according to a perspective article published on September 27 in the Journal of Pain Research. Read More
Cotton swabs, resin aid in making accurate implant surgery guides
September 24, 2021 -- Fiducial markers consisting of cotton swabs and resin can be used to create an accurate implant surgical guide for patients with braces, according to an article published on September 20 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Read More
New model makes it easier for AI to spot pulp cavities
September 23, 2021 -- Combining cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and micro-CT images as training data can help artificial intelligence (AI) models identify the location of teeth and pulp cavities in CBCT images, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Endodontics. Read More
Shining 3D launches new Aoralscan 3 scanner
September 23, 2021 -- Shining 3D is upgrading its dental 3D scanner series with the launch of a new model called Aoralscan 3. Read More
Dental surgeons offer imaging tips for patients wearing masks
September 22, 2021 -- Is it possible to acquire extraoral images of patients while they are still wearing masks for protection against COVID-19? It's possible, if you take a few steps to counter artifacts that might develop, according to a letter published online September 19 in Academic Radiology. Read More
Formlabs unveils model production offerings
September 22, 2021 -- Formlabs has launched a new suite of hardware, software, and material designed to improve the production of dental models. Read More
Exocad releases ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway software
September 22, 2021 -- Exocad, an Align Technology company, is releasing its ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway software. The software will be showcased at this year's International Dental Show in Cologne, Germany. Read More
Carestream supports new NC clinic for underserved patients
September 21, 2021 -- Carestream Dental has donated a variety of dental imaging equipment to Local Start Dental, a new nonprofit clinic in Durham, NC, that will provide free or discounted dental care to underserved populations. 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
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States