Imaging
MouthWatch touts TeleDent upgrades at Chicago Midwinter
February 18, 2020 -- MouthWatch will showcase a variety of upgrades to its TeleDent teledentistry platform in its booth this week at the 2020 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Read More
Old CT image shows screw in 5-year-old's jaw, ends in surgery
February 17, 2020 -- A mother in Colorado is considering suing after she discovered a CT image that showed a large screw embedded in the jaw of her 5-year-old daughter, which likely was left there during a surgery when she was an infant, according to news reports. Read More
Calif. bill aims to clamp down harder on teledentistry
February 4, 2020 -- California is taking a deeper stab at controlling companies that offer teledentistry services, such as clear-aligner company SmileDirectClub, by introducing a new bill that would require dentists to conduct in-person visits with patients before they receive any services remotely. Read More
Judge rules dad can get sons dental x-rays, vaccines
January 31, 2020 -- A judge in Canada has granted a father the sole responsibility to decide whether his young sons receive necessary dental treatments and vaccines, despite objections from the children's mother, according to news reports. Read More
Clon3D debuts intraoral scanner
January 31, 2020 -- Oral care solution provider Clon3D has launched its new Wow intraoral scanner in North America. 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
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress
January 27-29
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting
February 24-26
Chicago, Illinois United States
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States