Air Techniques debuts new sensor, scanner
September 10, 2021 -- Air Techniques is debuting its SensorX intraoral sensor and ScanX Duo Touch digital scanner at CDA Presents in San Francisco, which runs September 9-11. Read More
Overjet raises $27M in funding round
August 26, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence developer Overjet has raised $27 million in a recent round of financing led by General Catalyst and New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners. Read More
Anatomage spins off 3D dental technology unit
August 25, 2021 -- 3D imaging firm Anatomage has spun off its 3D dental technology business into a wholly owned subsidiary called Osteoid. Read More
Imaging aids in treating boy's dental infection-caused abscesses
August 24, 2021 -- Imaging helped clinicians diagnose and treat rare orbital and mouth abscesses caused by a dental infection in a 13-year-old boy, according to a case report recently published in the European Journal of Dentistry. If untreated, the condition could have led to death or blindness. Read More
What's on my chair for posterior CAD/CAM restorations
August 17, 2021 -- What's on My Chair is a new series on in which dental professionals share the tools and techniques they use for specific types of procedures and cases. In the first episode, digital dentistry expert Dr. Steven Gold shares how he prepares and places posterior CAD/CAM restorations. Read More
Sage Dental inks partnership with Straumann Group
August 16, 2021 -- Sage Dental has signed a partnership agreement with Straumann Group to offer its patients artificial intelligence remote orthodontic treatment monitoring. Read More
Pearl receives patent for AI fraud detection software
August 12, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) technology developer Pearl said it has received a U.S. patent for software to detect fraud, waste, and abuse in radiographic dental insurance claims. Read More
Surround Medical's dental imaging system gets FDA nod
August 11, 2021 -- Surround Medical Systems announced that its Portray dental imaging system has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read More
Technology Focus: Hands on with the Medit i700 scanner
August 10, 2021 -- In this Technology Focus interview, the team at Medit gives us a hands-on, "live" look at the new i700 intraoral scanner. The group also talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic may prove to be a turning point for digital dentistry. Read More
CBCT aids in retrieval of broken 1.3-cm needle from man's mouth
July 21, 2021 -- Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) and two injection needles used as reference points assisted in the removal of a broken 1.3-cm suture needle from a man's buccal mucosa, according to a case report published recently in Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 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.

International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
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October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States
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New York City, New York United States