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Pearl unveils AI product to better restoration process
December 5, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) dental care company Pearl has launched a product that helps improve the dental restoration process by allowing labs to score and buck individual patient scans based on margin clarity.
Podcast: How this assistant embraced new technology
November 22, 2019 -- In the latest Dental Assistant Nation podcast, Kevin Henry talks with one dental assistant about how technology has played a big role in her professional growth, and they discuss the importance of embracing and learning new technology.  Discuss
Formlabs launches Formlabs Dental, new 3D printer
November 18, 2019 -- After making an impact in the dental lab space for a number of years, Formlabs has now launched a new dental business unit, Formlabs Dental. With the creation of the new business unit, Formlabs intends to make a splash in the growing 3D market for dental practices and the opportunities that are to come for the technology in the next decade.  Discuss
B&D Dental builds on zirconia patent portfolio
November 18, 2019 -- B&D Dental has increased its dental zirconia and coloring patent portfolio to eight with a recently issued patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
FDA clears Keystone's 3D printing dental resin
November 18, 2019 -- Keystone Industries has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its KeySplint Soft 3D printing resin for night guards and splints.
The importance of dental assistants learning the latest technology
November 12, 2019 -- Dental assistants need to have the knowledge about what today's technology can do and how it fits into the practice workflow, as well as the confidence to talk about it with patients. Kevin Henry notes that having this confidence is a key part to assistants' growth and their development into the true leaders they can become.  Discuss
3 simple steps to full-arch temporaries
October 28, 2019 -- Dr. David Rice of IgniteDDS shares his knowledge on building full-arch temporary restorations. He describes three key steps and offers simple tips to make amazing restorations for your patients.  Discuss
New 3D printing method eases bioprinting
October 23, 2019 -- A new bioprinting technique developed at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria can integrate living cells into fine structures created in a 3D printer.
CAD/CAM crowns placed by students show high survival rate
October 11, 2019 -- Chairside-generated CAD/CAM crowns placed by predoctoral students had high survival and success rates in a new study. The results suggest that these crowns will deliver predictable performance if placed correctly, according to the authors.  Discuss
VHF debuts new milling and grinding machine
October 11, 2019 -- Dental milling machine manufacturer VHF has launched its new Z4 milling and grinding machine.
Special Feature
Study tests particle-filled resins for partial crowns

What materials do you use for single-tooth, partial-crown restorations? Particle-filled composite resin CAD/CAM materials are a promising addition to practitioner's toolbox, but do they hold up over time? Researchers tested 42 partial-crown restorations over two years to see how well these restorations performed. Read more.

Conferences
Yankee Dental Congress 2020
Jan. 30 - Feb. 1, 2020
Boston, Massachusetts United States