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Apteryx Imaging to be acquired by Planet DDS
June 16, 2020 -- Dental imaging technology developer Apteryx Imaging has agreed to be acquired by partner PDDS Buyer (Planet DDS) in an all-cash deal valued at $39 million Canadian (roughly $28.7 million U.S.).

Carestream unveils LaunchPad learning outlet
June 16, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has launched LaunchPad, a digital learning program designed to provide personal and professional development for dental professionals.
Carestream launches Digital Reboot program
June 15, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has launched Digital Reboot, a service to aid dental practices preparing to reopen to the public.
Detection Technology launches CMOS digital x-ray panel
June 11, 2020 -- X-ray digital detector developer Detection Technology has launched a new digital x-ray flat-panel detector based on complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology.
How I will be using an intraoral scanner in my practice after the COVID-19 disruption
June 9, 2020 -- Now that his upstate New York dental practice is able to see restorative patients again, Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for, discusses how he will be using an intraoral scanner to help boost his practice's productivity.  Discuss
CBCT shows rare case of dislocated implant in ethmoidal sinus
June 5, 2020 -- Cone-beam CT (CBCT) helped identify a rare case of a dental implant moving into a man's right ethmoidal sinus in a recent case report, published online on May 27 in Heliyon. An anatomical variant likely prevented him from showing signs of sinusitis related to the dislocated implant.  Discuss
Planmeca USA launches redesigned Planmeca Romexis
June 2, 2020 -- Planmeca USA, a subsidiary of dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca, has launched a new version of its dental imaging software.
Tongue ultrasound may identify obstructive sleep apnea
May 22, 2020 -- Tongue stiffness measured by shear-wave elastography ultrasound may be able to help identify patients with obstructive sleep apnea while they're awake, according to the findings of a pilot study published on May 10 in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology.  Discuss
Imaging aids removal of rare ectopic molar in maxillary sinus
May 20, 2020 -- Imaging, specifically cone-beam CT, helped clinicians remove an ectopic third molar and an infected cyst from a patient's maxillary sinus, which is a rare site for a tooth to erupt, according to a recent case report published on the open-access platform F1000Research.  Discuss
3-cm swallowed dental needle removed from patient's neck
May 19, 2020 -- Clinicians removed a 3-cm needle from a patient who swallowed it, likely during a dental procedure, according to a recent case report published in the April issue of the Journal of Dental Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.  Discuss
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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