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Kan. dentist sees new materials changing restorations
May 10, 2016 -- The evolution of restorative dental technologies, materials, and imaging is more than just a history of drilling and filling, according to Dr. Douglas M. Schulz. With new materials and technology have come changes in practice time management, patient convenience, and marketing opportunities.  Discuss
Planmeca launches 3D printer
May 4, 2016 -- Planmeca has introduced the new Planmeca Creo 3D printer for dental labs and large clinics.  Discuss
Creating surgical guides for implant surgery using CAD/CAM
May 2, 2016 -- The workflow for creating a computer-generated surgical guide to be used in dental implant surgery is often underutilized because of its traditionally complex workflow, according to Dr. Neal Patel. Today, newer technologies are available that offer an improved workflow and better patient treatment acceptance.  Discuss
A clinician's journey into the third dimension: Part 3 -- Implantology
April 28, 2016 -- The ultimate goal when treating a patient is not just "do no harm" but providing a holistically positive experience that ultimately fosters lifelong doctor-patient relationships, Dr. Anthony Ramirez writes. In the latest installment of his series, he details his journey into offering computer-assisted implantology for his patients.  Discuss
Periodontic, hygiene speakers named for Siroworld
April 22, 2016 -- Dentsply Sirona has announced four speakers for the periodontic/hygiene track at the inaugural Siroworld event in August.  Discuss
NuSmile offers discount for orders at AAPD 2016
April 19, 2016 -- NuSmile is offering a 20% discount on orders placed at the upcoming American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) 2016 annual session in San Antonio.  Discuss
iMilling launches redesigned website
April 18, 2016 -- Dental CAD/CAM services company iMilling has launched its redesigned website.  Discuss
Vertex-Dental offers 3D printing materials for long-term use
April 8, 2016 -- Vertex-Dental has introduced its new NextDent 3D line of printing materials, which make it possible to use 3D printed materials for long-term applications.  Discuss
Roland DGA opens Mass. product showroom
April 6, 2016 -- Roland DGA has opened a new product demonstration showroom in Wilmington, MA.  Discuss
A clinician's journey into the third dimension: Part 2
April 5, 2016 -- In the first part of this series, Dr. Anthony Ramirez presented some indications for a cone-beam CT scan. In part two, he illustrates in specific case reports how this technology has helped his practice.  Discuss
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.