Imaging Sponsored by Carestream Dental
Carestream launches Digital Reboot program
June 15, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has launched Digital Reboot, a service to aid dental practices preparing to reopen to the public.
Detection Technology launches CMOS digital x-ray panel
June 11, 2020 -- X-ray digital detector developer Detection Technology has launched a new digital x-ray flat-panel detector based on complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology.
How I will be using an intraoral scanner in my practice after the COVID-19 disruption
June 9, 2020 -- Now that his upstate New York dental practice is able to see restorative patients again, Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, discusses how he will be using an intraoral scanner to help boost his practice's productivity.  Discuss
CBCT shows rare case of dislocated implant in ethmoidal sinus
June 5, 2020 -- Cone-beam CT (CBCT) helped identify a rare case of a dental implant moving into a man's right ethmoidal sinus in a recent case report, published online on May 27 in Heliyon. An anatomical variant likely prevented him from showing signs of sinusitis related to the dislocated implant.  Discuss
Planmeca USA launches redesigned Planmeca Romexis
June 2, 2020 -- Planmeca USA, a subsidiary of dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca, has launched a new version of its dental imaging software.
Tongue ultrasound may identify obstructive sleep apnea
May 22, 2020 -- Tongue stiffness measured by shear-wave elastography ultrasound may be able to help identify patients with obstructive sleep apnea while they're awake, according to the findings of a pilot study published on May 10 in Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology.  Discuss
Imaging aids removal of rare ectopic molar in maxillary sinus
May 20, 2020 -- Imaging, specifically cone-beam CT, helped clinicians remove an ectopic third molar and an infected cyst from a patient's maxillary sinus, which is a rare site for a tooth to erupt, according to a recent case report published on the open-access platform F1000Research.  Discuss
Neocis gets FDA nod for dental surgery component
May 13, 2020 -- Neocis has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a Yomi component that reduces the CT scanner field-of-view requirements.
3D face scan can help screen for obstructive sleep apnea
May 1, 2020 -- A 3D facial scan can help dentists and doctors screen patients for undiagnosed obstructive sleep apnea, according to the findings of a study published on April 15 in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine.  Discuss
Hand sanitizer and technology: What do they have in common for today's dental practice?
April 29, 2020 -- Dr. David Rice, clinical editor for DrBicuspid.com, explains why a patient's desire to spend as little time as possible in a dental practice after the COVID-19 outbreak will help push forward the technologies of CAD/CAM and 3D printing.  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.