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Teledentistry 101: How to get started, billing codes, questions, and more
March 25, 2020 -- In her latest podcast, dental insurance expert Teresa Duncan breaks down what dentists and dental team members need to know about implementing teledentistry into their practices, including answers to frequently asked questions.  Discuss
FDA OKs Align Technology's 5D imaging system
March 25, 2020 -- Align Technology has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its iTero Element 5D imaging system.
How teledentistry can help during coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic
March 24, 2020 -- During these unsettling times of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial that we, as dental healthcare providers, provide the essential care necessary to our patients and communities through teledentistry, writes Dr. James Anderson.  Discuss
Carestream Dental to launch teledentistry service
March 20, 2020 -- Carestream Dental plans to launch a teledentistry service to help provide remote care to patients as the world faces the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
Rare, giant salivary stone removed from man's jaw
March 11, 2020 -- A giant calcified salivary stone, which was diagnosed initially as an impacted tooth, was recently found growing in the mandible of a 37-year-old man. A rare 2-cm-long sialolith was removed, according to a new case report.  Discuss
Calcivis gets FDA approval to test imaging system
March 5, 2020 -- Calcivis, a medical device company focused on managing tooth decay, has received premarket approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to test the safety and effectiveness of its imaging system.
Xpress DDS launches teledentistry platform
March 4, 2020 -- Xpress DDS has launched a new teledentistry platform to fill the void of needed dental care in hospital emergency rooms.
S-Ray debuts At Home digital impression system for clear aligners
February 27, 2020 -- S-Ray has introduced its new At Home ultrasound digital impression system, a smartphone-based, full-arch ultrasound device designed to provide 3D scans for the direct-to-consumer clear-aligner market.  Discuss
Study puts major intraoral scanner brands to the test
February 24, 2020 -- Which intraoral scanner brand is the most accurate for single-tooth impressions? Most systems came up short in a new study, published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association. Only one type of Dentsply Sirona scanner rivaled the accuracy of conventional impressions.  Discuss
KaVo unveils IXS intraoral x-ray sensor
February 24, 2020 -- KaVo Kerr released its KaVo IXS intraoral x-ray sensor at the recent 2020 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
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.