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Owandy moves into new U.S. headquarters
September 25, 2020 -- Owandy Radiology has moved its U.S. headquarters to a larger location in Roslyn, NY.
AiRTouch portable x-ray system gets dental clearance
September 15, 2020 -- Aspen Imaging has announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval with dental indications for its AiRTouch portable x-ray system.
COVID-19 patient's tonsil abscess cured without exposing others
September 14, 2020 -- Clinicians have successfully used antibiotics and steroids, instead of an aerosol-generating procedure, to treat a COVID-19-positive man's peritonsillar abscess. Details were published on September 7 in BMJ Case Reports.  Discuss
Calif. dental practices should be ready for radiological equipment inspections
September 14, 2020 -- The California Department of Public Health is performing regularly scheduled radiological equipment inspections during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to the California Dental Association.
Cellerant Consulting announces 2020 Best of Class winners
September 8, 2020 -- The following companies and products have been named winners of the 2020 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards.
Carestream unveils new imaging system line
September 4, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has unveiled CS 8200 3D, the company's latest family of imaging systems.
Why it's time to consider CBCT in your practice
September 1, 2020 -- Patients are limiting their trips outside the home, often putting off routine care. For those who have prioritized a trip to your practice, how can you make the most of their time and yours? In-house cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) for general dentists has been a growing trend -- even before the pandemic -- but now it's becoming even more of a benefit, writes Dr. Robert Pauley Jr.  Discuss
What COVID-19 revealed about dental x-rays
August 27, 2020 -- The recommendation to avoid intraoral x-rays during the COVID-19 pandemic due to potential aerosolization had an unexpected upside -- it showcased the usefulness of extraoral bitewings, according to a recent clinical article published in the British Dental Journal.  Discuss
AI-based test diagnoses dental infection-related brain abscess
August 21, 2020 -- A pathogen detection test based on artificial intelligence (AI) was used to diagnose a patient's rare progressive brain abscess caused by a dental infection. Details were published on July 26 in a case report in the World Journal of Clinical Cases.  Discuss
Dental implant fails twice from growth of rare cystic lining
August 5, 2020 -- A patient's dental implant failed twice due to a cystic lining growing around it, in a rare case that was detected without signs of periapical radiolucency on an x-ray, according to a case report.  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.