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MouthWatch teledentistry platform integrates with Dentrix
March 25, 2022 -- MouthWatch's TeleDent teledentistry platform will be integrated into Henry Schein's Dentrix G6 and G7 practice management software. Read More
Research at AADOCR touts urethane-based materials for printing
March 24, 2022 -- Novel urethane-based materials can provide resins suited to inkjet 3D printing while exceeding standards, according to research presented March 24 at the American Association of Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) annual meeting. Read More
Presentations show machine learning's potential to detect dental caries
March 24, 2022 -- Multiple presentations on machine learning and dental caries are being held at the hybrid American Association of Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research annual meeting. Read More
AAO innovation fund invests in Grin
March 10, 2022 -- The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Innovation and Transformation Fund has invested in the digital orthodontic platform provider Grin. Read More
Pearl's AI dental x-ray software gets FDA nod
March 9, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) technology developer Pearl has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its AI dental x-ray detection software Second Opinion. Read More
Oral surgeons successfully transplant molar to infected site
March 8, 2022 -- Oral surgeons from Syria opted to transplant a molar instead of placing an implant in a 24-year-old female with signs of infection. Two years after the procedure, the transplanted molar had vitality and was in good periodontal and functional health, according to a case report published on March 2 in the Annals of Medicine and Surgery. Read More
Align receives Cuspies award at Chicago Midwinter
March 8, 2022 -- Align Technology received the DrBicuspid.com Cuspies award for Best New Imaging or CAD/CAM Product for its iTero Element 5D Plus series at the 2022 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, which was held February 24-26 at the McCormick Place convention center. Read More
Voco partners with Planmeca, unveils new nanoceramic hybrid
March 8, 2022 -- Voco has formed a material partnership with Planmeca and launched its Grandio blocs PlanMill fire-free nanoceramic hybrid blocks. Read More
NIDCR to support TMJ research project with Clemson, MUSC
March 8, 2022 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) plans to support a temporomandibular joint (TMJ) research project with Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Read More
Medit secures Henry Schein distribution agreement
March 7, 2022 -- Medit has inked a distribution agreement for its i700 intraoral scanner with Henry Schein Dental. 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
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
May 21-24
Miami Beach, Florida United States
Florida Dental Convention
June 23-25
Kissimmee, Florida United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Scientific Session
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States
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