Imaging
Imaging aids in tween's tumor-induced jaw reconstruction
July 20, 2021 -- Imaging has helped diagnose and reconstruct an 11-year-old girl's lower jaw, which had eroded due to a growing benign tumor. The case report was published on July 9 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases. Read More
Carestream Dental releases wireless, cordless intraoral scanner
July 13, 2021 -- Carestream Dental has launched a new wireless, cordless intraoral scanner called the CS 3800. The scanner is designed to work across workflows for orthodontics, prosthetics, and surgical guides. Read More
Pearl receives patent for AI device software
July 1, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) technology developer Pearl said it has received a U.S. patent for the image annotation software that helps drive its Second Opinion dental radiology device. Read More
Carestream Dental, Slowdentistry partner
June 30, 2021 -- Carestream Dental and Slowdentistry have partnered to boost the use of digital dentistry. Read More
Owandy adds cephalometric radiography to I-Max units
June 30, 2021 -- Owandy Radiology has added two cephalometric radiography options to its I-Max wall-mounted product line. Read More
3Shape rolls out new dental system software release
June 30, 2021 -- 3Shape has launched the latest version of its Dental System software. Read More
Modified smartphone lights up plaque-causing oral bacteria
June 29, 2021 -- Could an ordinary smartphone be used to identify the oral bacteria that cause dental plaque? University of Washington researchers have converted a smartphone into a mobile multispectral imaging system that lights up plaque through light-emitting diode (LED) images. Read More
Imaging aids removal of aspirated dental crown
June 22, 2021 -- A chest x-ray helped identify a 9.5-mm dental crown discovered in the lung of an 81-year-old man admitted to the hospital for meningitis. The international team of authors behind the case published their report in the August issue of Radiology Case Reports. Read More
Exocad unveils new partial-denture design software
June 21, 2021 -- Align Technology's Exocad has rolled out PartialCAD 3.0 Galway, a module for removable partial-denture frameworks. Read More
New ADA radiography standard available for download
June 9, 2021 -- The ADA has published a new standard on digital intraoral radiography quality assurance that is available now, according to a June 4 article by ADA News. 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
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States