Imaging Sponsored by Dentsply Sirona Imaging
4 applications of cinematic rendering in maxillofacial CT
August 21, 2019 -- Cinematic rendering is a new technique that can create photorealistic images from scans of a patient's jaw and head. Researchers assessed the potential benefits of integrating these images into the evaluation of maxillofacial anatomy and pathology in a new study.  Discuss
Biolase reports lower revenue in Q2
August 12, 2019 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase has announced its fiscal second-quarter financial results.
Study compares imaging modalities for microcrack detection
August 9, 2019 -- When trying to locate microcracks on root dentin after root canal prep, is microcomputed tomography or cone-beam CT a more effective imaging modality? Researchers scanned 30 molars to find out.  Discuss
Carestream partners with implant guide companies
August 9, 2019 -- Carestream Dental has announced partnerships with Swissmedia and 360imaging, two companies that create implant surgical guides.
Dentsply Sirona updates orthodontic software
August 8, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has released the latest version of its orthodontic treatment software.
Dentsply Sirona reports lower net sales, higher income in Q2
August 5, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has reported lower net sales but higher net income for the fiscal second quarter of 2019.
Align Technology posts increased Q2 revenues, shipments
July 29, 2019 -- Medical device company Align Technology reported increases in revenues and clear-aligner shipments for the second quarter of 2019.
Orascoptic debuts TruColor technology
July 23, 2019 -- Orascoptic has debuted TruColor, a color-boosting technology for its loupe-mounted LED headlights.
Can autofluorescence find bacterial contamination in root fractures?
July 17, 2019 -- When looking for root fractures, conventional scanning methods may miss crucial clinical information. Researchers wanted to see if a fluorescence camera could measure the depth of these fractures and any bacterial presence in extracted mandibular second molars.  Discuss
Bellus3D app to merge intraoral, face scans
July 17, 2019 -- Software company Bellus3D has updated its Dental Pro application with a tool that merges the app's 3D face scans with intraoral scans.
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.

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Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2020
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