Imaging Sponsored by Carestream Dental
Imaging finds tooth decay's root, may lead to ways to fight it
July 28, 2020 -- Atom probe tomography and other techniques revealed that human enamel contains small chemical flaws that may affect the resiliency of the fundamental building blocks of teeth, in a study published on July 2 in Nature.  Discuss
Carestream Dental adds to CS 8100 line
July 21, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has unveiled Evo editions of its CS 8100 and CS 8100 3D imaging systems.
Rare tumor linked to lingual nerve removed from floor of woman's mouth
July 6, 2020 -- A woman who experienced tongue pain and taste changes for 18 months felt relief when a rare tumor linked to her lingual nerve was removed. Her symptoms stumped a dentist and were later misdiagnosed as a sialolith, according to a case report published on June 28 in BMJ Case Reports.  Discuss
Carestream, Unified Smiles partner to support practices
July 1, 2020 -- Carestream Dental and Unified Smiles have teamed up to offer support, education, and guidance to independent dental practices.
Everyday imaging issues in the dental practice and how to solve them
June 25, 2020 -- One area that practitioners are always looking to perfect is imaging. Sometimes, little tips and tricks can lead to better images on the first take. Dr. Lea Al Matny shares some advice that can make a difference in your dental practice.  Discuss
Imaging reveals baby girl in SC born with 2nd mouth
June 22, 2020 -- Imaging, specifically magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography, helped clinicians determine that a mass located on the chin of a newborn girl was a second oral cavity, according to a recent case report. The cavity contained unerupted teeth and an accessory tongue that moved in sync with her oral tongue.  Discuss
Dentsply Sirona World 2020 still on, organizers say
June 18, 2020 -- Dentsply Sirona World 2020 will be held in person at Caesars Forum in Las Vegas in October, according to the firm.
Medit celebrates 20th anniversary, names new CEO
June 17, 2020 -- 3D dental scanning provider Medit has appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO) amidst its 20th anniversary celebration.
Apteryx Imaging to be acquired by Planet DDS
June 16, 2020 -- Dental imaging technology developer Apteryx Imaging has agreed to be acquired by partner PDDS Buyer (Planet DDS) in an all-cash deal valued at $39 million Canadian (roughly $28.7 million U.S.).

Carestream unveils LaunchPad learning outlet
June 16, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has launched LaunchPad, a digital learning program designed to provide personal and professional development for dental professionals.
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.