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Carestream Dental, 3M partner on aligner scans
December 11, 2018 -- Carestream Dental and 3M have announced a partnership that allows Carestream's CS 3500 and CS 3600 intraoral scanners to digitally integrate with 3M's Oral Care Portal.  Discuss
Planmed gets FDA OK for new CBCT scanner features
December 7, 2018 -- Planmed has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for new features on its Verity cone-beam CT (CBCT) scanner.  Discuss
Apteryx gets FDA clearance for 3D imaging module
December 6, 2018 -- Apteryx has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the 3D module of its XVWeb imaging service.  Discuss
Patterson reports lower dental sales, income in Q2
December 6, 2018 -- Patterson Companies reported lower sales in its dental segment and a drop in net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2019.  Discuss
Western Dental acquires 63 practices from Guardian insurance
December 6, 2018 -- Premier Dental Holdings, the parent company of Western Dental, has agreed to acquire the dental service organization (DSO) operations of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America. The DSO includes 63 practices located in Alabama, California, and Texas.
Tab32 updates patient communication software
December 6, 2018 -- Software developer Tab32 has released an updated version of its HelloPatient patient communication and management software system.
Legal Cases: Disruptive patient and incomplete restorative work
December 5, 2018 -- In their latest Legal Cases column, William S. Spiegel and Dr. Marc Leffler present a case in which a patient became disruptive and had to be removed from the dental office by the police after incomplete restorative work. Read on to learn how the case was resolved and what you can do to help your practice.  Discuss
Heartland Dental adds 11 new practices
December 5, 2018 -- Heartland Dental has added 11 new practices in seven U.S. states.
New product: Digital workflow for dentures released
November 29, 2018 -- Ivory Digital Denture has announced that its digital workflow system is now available in the U.S., Canada, and throughout the world.
New product: Colgate launches bacteria-fighting toothpaste
November 28, 2018 -- Colgate-Palmolive has introduced a bacteria-fighting version of its Colgate Total toothpaste.  Discuss