Imaging
Dentsply Sirona's Primescan offers complete jaw scans
November 2, 2020 -- Dentsply Sirona said that its new Primescan intraoral scanner allows users to take accurate digital impressions of the entire jaw. Read More
Planmeca Digital Dentistry World Tour 2020 goes virtual
October 30, 2020 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca is launching a series of virtual events, the Digital Dentistry World Tour 2020, with hands-on demonstrations by international thought leaders tailored to audiences in Europe, Latin America, North America, and Asia. Read More
Imaging reveals new salivary glands; can it help cancer patients?
October 27, 2020 -- Imaging with the use of a prostate cancer biomarker has led to the discovery of a pair of salivary glands, found tucked away inside the skull where the nasal cavity and throat meet. The findings were published recently in Radiotherapy & Oncology. Read More
Carestream, Simply Implants Institute form partnership
October 26, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has partnered with dental learning firm Simply Implants Institute to offer dentistry continuing education courses in conjunction with Carestream's software and services. Read More
Carestream Dental announces new integration with exocad Smile Creator
October 19, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has added integration with exocad Smile Creator into the company's software portfolio. Read More
Polaroid, GoodDrs partner on Polaroid HealthCare
October 19, 2020 -- Polaroid has entered into an exclusive licensee agreement with GoodDrs USA to distribute devices that detect oral disease under the name Polaroid HealthCare. Read More
Is SS-OCT the future of dental disease detection without radiation?
October 16, 2020 -- Swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) offers a cross-sectional, high-resolution view of teeth, allowing dentists to diagnose caries, cracks, and more without exposing patients to radiation, according to an article published in the November issue of Japanese Dental Science Review. Read More
Carestream Dental donates intraoral sensors to new Mercy Ship
October 16, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has donated six RVG 6200 intraoral sensors, as well as software and support, to outfit Mercy Ships' newest addition, Global Mercy. Read More
ImmersiveTouch debuts VR surgical planning platform
October 13, 2020 -- Surgical planning software developer ImmersiveTouch has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its ImmersiveView Surgical Plan virtual reality (VR)-based digital surgery platform. Read More
3DISC acquired, will become part of 3DISC Dental Connect
October 9, 2020 -- 3DISC, a developer of digital intraoral scanning technology, will become part of the newly formed 3DISC Dental Connect. 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
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
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States