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New ADA radiography standard available for download
June 9, 2021 -- The ADA has published a new standard on digital intraoral radiography quality assurance that is available now, according to a June 4 article by ADA News. Read More
Handheld vs. conventional x-ray: 3 things to consider
June 8, 2021 -- Handheld intraoral x-ray units should not replace conventional fixed dental x-ray machines, according to an editorial published on June 6 in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology. Read More
Align updates iTero features
June 3, 2021 -- Align Technology is touting its newly released iTero Workflow 2.0 software, as well as a new autoupload feature for the iTero Element 5D imaging system. Read More
3Shape offers new Trios scanner service agreement
June 3, 2021 -- 3Shape announced it is offering a new service agreement for its Trios intraoral scanner. Read More
Dentsply Sirona joins forces with 3Shape
June 1, 2021 -- Dentsply Sirona is teaming up with 3Shape in a strategic partnership aimed at digital dentistry. Read More
Roland DGA to show mills at AGD2021
May 28, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas will showcase its milling machines at this year's Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) annual meeting, AGD2021. Read More
SprintRay, SICAT partner on guided-surgery workflow
May 28, 2021 -- 3D printing company SprintRay will partner with software developer SICAT on validation and software integration aimed at simplifying the guided-surgery workflow. Read More
Carestream Dental shines light on women in dentistry
May 28, 2021 -- Carestream Dental made two recent announcements that highlight its work to elevate women in dentistry. Read More
CT shows shift from teeth to baleen in ancient whales
May 24, 2021 -- Research using computed tomography (CT) to image a 25-million-year-old fossil whale skull has shown that Aetiocetus weltoni -- a distant relation to today's Mysticeti baleen whales -- had teeth and baleen simultaneously in adulthood. Read More
Overjet receives FDA clearance for Dental Assist AI
May 20, 2021 -- Overjet announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its artificial intelligence (AI) product Dental Assist. 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
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States