By Tony Edwards, editor in chief

May 13, 2016 -- ANAHEIM, CA - A busy first day at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2016 meeting saw dozens of clinical and practice management speakers, as well as a number of companies offering new or updated products.

View the slideshow below for some of the highlights from the first day of the meeting.

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Large banners greeted the thousands of dentists, hygienists, and exhibitors who attended the first day of CDA Presents 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
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Attendees lined up well before the opening of the exhibit hall to get their badges at registration on Thursday morning, May 12.
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Odyssey Management consultant Teresa Duncan spoke in front of a full audience on the topic of the coming changes in insurance on the opening day of CDA Presents 2016.
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Convergent Dental released its Solea 3.0 software update. The update allows any dentist to get expert-level performance out of the company's laser immediately, according to company CEO Michael Cataldo. He also told DrBicuspid.com that the company has received the CE Mark and looks toward European expansion.
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Stress management expert Jen Butler spoke in front of an appreciative audience on facing the realities of stress in dentistry. Butler noted that the top five stressors in dental practices include time pressures, demanding patients, uncooperative patients, concentration/focus requirements, and team issues.
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Carestream launched its updated Logicon caries detector software v5.2 at CDA Presents 2016. David Gakenheimer, PhD, the principal developer of the program, explained to DrBicuspid.com in detail how the program was developed and its practical uses in the office for detecting interproximal caries.
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StarDental introduced the 430 Torque handpiece on Thursday at CDA Presents 2016. Available in various configurations, the 27-watt power handpiece is available with or without fiber optics and in lubricated or lube-free versions.
CDA Presents 2016: Anaheim
Large banners greeted the thousands of dentists, hygienists, and exhibitors who attended the first day of CDA Presents 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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