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Formlabs unveils new biocompatible materials
June 30, 2020 -- Formlabs Dental has introduced three new biocompatible materials for its Form 3B and Form 2 stereolithography 3D printers.
XJet, Straumann announce partnership
June 30, 2020 -- Ceramic manufacturing firm XJet and dental equipment company Straumann Group have formed a global partnership.
COVID-19, protests, holistic dentistry, and technology: Exploring the recent world of Dr. Nammy Patel
June 18, 2020 -- Dr. Nammy Patel practices in downtown San Francisco. Between COVID-19 and being in the heart of protests, Dr. Patel talks about the struggles and successes she has seen over the past few weeks. She also talks about the relationship between holistic dentistry and technology.  Discuss
TSU debuts 1st dental implant facility in Russia
June 17, 2020 -- Tomsk State University (TSU) has developed technology to produce dental posts from nanostructured ceramics, paving the way for Russia's first dental implant facility.
Dr. Kristine Aadland on best practices for restorative dentistry in the wake of COVID-19
June 16, 2020 -- Dr. Kristine Aadland, a general practitioner in Vancouver, WA, shares some of the steps she has taken to facilitate the successful restart of her practice. In this wide-ranging interview, she discusses everything from enhanced infection control to practice efficiency through the use of technology and materials.  Discuss
3Shape appoints Jakob Just-Bomholt as new CEO
June 15, 2020 -- The 3Shape board of directors has appointed Jakob Just-Bomholt as the company's new CEO, effective August 1.
DGShape Americas offers new AK-1 abutment kit
June 12, 2020 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has launched an AK-1 titanium abutment kit to help clinicians and dental laboratories offer in-house implant restorations.
3D-printed swabs make the grade for COVID-19 testing
June 10, 2020 -- Nasopharyngeal swabs produced by 3D printing can provide comparable results to traditional swabs for SARS-CoV-2 reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction testing, according to research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center recently published online in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology.  Discuss
Ace Surgical pivots to package 3D-printed nasal swabs
June 8, 2020 -- Dental surgical supply company Ace Surgical announced that it has partnered with 3D printing provider EnvisionTec to package and sterilize 3D-printed nasal swabs used for COVID-19 testing.
Planmeca USA launches redesigned Planmeca Romexis
June 2, 2020 -- Planmeca USA, a subsidiary of dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca, has launched a new version of its dental imaging software.
Special Feature
The new decade's dental practice could look like this

Dentists one day may become vertically integrated to service the mouth and also design and manufacture the hardware needed in their own dental practices, writes information systems consultant Alon Ganon. He shares a vision of how dental practices could operate with advanced technology in this new decade. Read more.

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