Imaging
3Shape files patent infringement complaint against Align
December 22, 2020 -- 3Shape said it has filed a complaint against Align Technology, alleging that Align's iTero Element intraoral scanner infringes on four 3Shape patents. Read More
Medit taps Straumann Group as distributor
December 21, 2020 -- Medit and Straumann have entered into a global distribution partnership for intraoral scanners. Read More
Top 5 stories of 2020 on imaging
December 17, 2020 -- Imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography, was featured in some of DrBicuspid.com's most interesting stories of 2020. Imaging assisted in everything from identifying rare dental anomalies to helping remove a swallowed dental needle. Read More
Man's LCH diagnosis spotlights need for regular dental x-rays
December 9, 2020 -- A panoramic x-ray scan revealed bilateral osteolytic lesions in a man's jaw, leading to the diagnosis and treatment of the rare condition Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), in a case report published on November 24 in the American Journal of Case Reports. Read More
COVID-19, case reports: DrBicuspid's top articles in November
December 1, 2020 -- DrBicuspid.com aims to be on the cutting edge of what's happening in dentistry, and it seems that COVID-19 news continues to grab you. As the year ticks closer to the end, we decided to give you a look at some of our most-read stories from the past month. Read More
Imaging detects big, rare tumor protruding from fetus's mouth
November 19, 2020 -- Doctors recently used prenatal ultrasound to detect a rare 4.6 x 3.6-cm oropharyngeal teratoma protruding from the oral cavity of a fetus. Details of the case were published on November 4 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Read More
Medit releases Medit Link software update
November 19, 2020 -- Medit has released an update to its Medit Link software called Medit Link Applications. Read More
Carestream Dental's CS Model+ update supports in-house aligners
November 17, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has unveiled the latest version of its CS Model+ CAD/CAM offering, which is aimed at helping dental practices design clear aligners in-house. Read More
Dentsply Sirona, Panthera Dental announce collaboration
November 13, 2020 -- Dentsply Sirona has signed an agreement to collaborate with Panthera Dental to offer a digital workflow for custom-made sleep devices for those with obstructive sleep apnea. Read More
Imaging saves teen with oral surgery-linked 'forgotten disease'
November 5, 2020 -- Imaging and early antibiotic intervention saved the life of an 18-year-old man in Kansas who was diagnosed with Lemierre syndrome, or the "forgotten disease," after wisdom teeth extraction, according to a case report published on October 20 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science. 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.

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