Imaging helped treat man with rare condition in the TMJ
January 12, 2023 -- Imaging helped treat a 61-year-old man with the rare coexistence of calcium pyrophosphate crystal deposition and a synovial tumor in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The case report was published in BMC Oral Health. Read More
Dentulu partners with Pearl
January 12, 2023 -- Dentulu teledentistry network has partnered with Pearl to enable Dentulu's dentists to use Pearl's Second Opinion artificial intelligence-backed dental software. Read More
Is the key to improving trismus in the laundry room?
January 10, 2023 -- Opening a wooden clothespin inside the mouth may be a hack for improving trismus in patients, according to a technical note published on January 6 in the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
DSO Smalltown Dental to use Planmeca's imaging systems
January 10, 2023 -- Planmeca will provide its 2D and 3D cone-beam computed tomography extraoral imaging equipment to the Illinois-based dental service organization (DSO) Smalltown Dental. Read More
Roland DGA appoints new president
January 4, 2023 -- Roland DGA Corporation has appointed Amado Lara as its new president. Read More
L.A. man accidentally posts dental x-ray on Christmas cards
December 23, 2022 -- A California man accidentally printed his neighbor's dental x-ray on 90 Christmas cards after using a photo printing app, according to an article from the New York Post. Read More
Low-dose CBCT comparable for dental implant surgery
December 21, 2022 -- Low-dose cone-beam CT (CBCT) yields statistically similar performance to standard-dose CBCT imaging protocols for CAD/CAM-guided dental implant surgery, according to research published online December 14 in the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants. Read More
Planmeca unveils milling unit for dental labs
December 20, 2022 -- Planmeca has launched PlanMill 60 S, a 5-axis milling unit geared toward dental laboratories and technicians, as well as dentists seeking to produce more-advanced dental restorations and applications at their practice. Read More
ADP selects Overjet as its AI software provider
December 15, 2022 -- Dental consulting company Aligned Dental Partners (ADP) will use Overjet's artificial intelligence (AI) dental software at 750 practices. Read More
Grip & Shoot releases iPhone app
December 14, 2022 -- Grip & Shoot released its latest iPhone app, which aims to simplify the process of capturing images. The technology harnesses an iPhone's capabilities so that it can serve as the primary camera for a dental practice. 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.