Dear Imaging and CAD/CAM Insider,
As more general dentists are undertaking implant placement, a new study finds that careful treatment planning with cone-beam CT (CBCT) is critical for the success of immediate implant placement, especially for the maxillary lateral incisor region because of limited availability of alveolar bone. Read more in this Insider Exclusive.
FDG-PET and FDG-PET/CT do a good job in predicting the chances of recurrence and survival for patients with head and neck cancer within two years of completing chemotherapy treatment, according to a study presented at the recent Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging annual meeting in Baltimore. Read more here.
Micah Weisenberg, DDS, graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry on May 14, but unlike many of his colleagues, he will not just be practicing right after school. Instead, the newly minted Dr. Weisenberg will also focus on creating a scanning device that could modernize how dentures are made. Read more here.
Also featured in the Imaging & CAD/CAM Community, have you ever bought something that you thought would be the perfect investment? Does that technological marvel sit unused now? It happens, right? We all get carried away by enthusiasm. But when it's your practice and the investment becomes an expense rather than adding to your income, it's time to call in the Naked Dentist. Read more here.