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Dr. Mark T. Murphy on the business-related benefits of an intraoral scanner
August 10, 2020 -- How can the use of an intraoral scanner affect your practice? Dr. Mark T. Murphy shares insights from his practice and what an intraoral scanner has done to boost his business and help his practice stay current in the eyes of his patients.  Discuss
Could this Lego-inspired technology be part of dentistry's future?
July 31, 2020 -- Scientists in Oregon are developing a new 3D-printed technology inspired by Lego toys. The tiny, 3D-printed bricks are designed to help heal broken bones and could one day even lead to lab-made organs for transplantation. They could potentially have an impact on dentistry as well.  Discuss
Exocad sets global hybrid event for September 21-22
July 7, 2020 -- Exocad said that its Insights 2020 meeting will be held on September 21 and 22 as a global hybrid event in Darmstadt, Germany.
Structo to produce nasal testing swabs
July 6, 2020 -- 3D printing startup Structo of Singapore has pivoted from solely producing dental models to also manufacturing presterilized nasopharyngeal swabs to aid in COVID-19 testing.
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.
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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Central New York Dental Conference (CNYDC) 2020
September 24-25
Syracuse, New York United States
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September 25
Syracuse, New York United States
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November 17-19, 2021
Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates