Align Technology sponsors Golden State Warriors
February 26, 2021 -- The Golden State Warriors NBA team has a new sponsor: Align Technology. Read More
Grin, Henry Schein partner on remote consult platform
February 25, 2021 -- Digital orthodontic platform provider Grin has partnered with Henry Schein on a new remote consultation platform. Read More
Roland DGA debuts adapter for DWX-42W wet mill
February 24, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has launched a six-pin adapter designed to increase the overall milling capacity of its DWX-42W wet dental mill. Read More
Zimmer Biomet shuffles board members
February 23, 2021 -- Zimmer Biomet has made a number of changes to its board of directors. Read More
3D printing impression trays saves money and time
February 22, 2021 -- Clinicians can save money and time by 3D printing open impression trays for patients in need of multiple implant-supported prostheses, according to a study published on February 14 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Read More
New CAD preop aid could help reduce radiation exposure
February 18, 2021 -- A new CAD-based referencing method that uses a digital dental scan could help reduce radiation exposure before craniomaxillofacial surgeries, according to a study published on February 7 in the International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. Read More
Zimmer Biomet names CEO of dental, spine spinoff
February 18, 2021 -- Zimmer Biomet has named Vafa Jamali as the new CEO of NewCo, its newly spun off dental and spine company. Read More
Formlabs launches new indirect bonding tray resin
February 18, 2021 -- 3D printing company Formlabs has launched a new indirect bonding tray resin for orthodontic bracket placement. Read More
Looking for an easier way to copy dentures? It's here
February 17, 2021 -- Clinicians can duplicate complete dentures quickly and easily with a general intraoral scanner and free, downloadable CAD software, according to a study published on February 3 in the Journal of Prosthodontics. Read More
Study flags cancer risks from dental x-rays
February 17, 2021 -- Dental x-ray radiation exposure caused an estimated 967 cancers in the U.S. in 2019, according to a recent study published in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. Of these cancers, the vast majority could have been prevented, the researchers found. 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.