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DrBicuspid.com to honor Dental Excellence Award winners
February 23, 2018 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to honor the winners of the Dental Excellence Awards, highlighting the best new products and services in dentistry. The awards will be presented on Friday, February 23, at the 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.  Discuss
New product: 3D Systems launches new 3D printer
February 22, 2018 -- 3D Systems has launched its new dental 3D printer, NextDent 5100.  Discuss
Patterson to distribute Planmeca products
February 22, 2018 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute Planmeca products.
New products: Shofu launches 3 abrasive systems
February 22, 2018 -- Shofu Dental has introduced three new CAD/CAM-focused abrasive systems designed to help clinicians and lab technicians improve their Cerec processes.
DWS Systems forms new dental unit, debuts 3D printers
February 22, 2018 -- Stereolithography company DWS Systems announced it has formed a dedicated dental business unit to focus on 3D printing technology, and it is also featuring its 3D printers at this week's 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2018: Part 1
February 20, 2018 -- A highlight of the upcoming 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting will be the vast exhibit hall, where hundreds of companies will showcase their products. Here we bring you part one of our preview of new and recently introduced products to look for while you're walking through McCormick Place in Chicago.  Discuss
Newer, higher translucency ceramics show reduced masking
February 15, 2018 -- Knowing the translucency levels and masking properties of pressable ceramics can be useful for choosing the right material for an aesthetically pleasing restoration. To learn more, researchers studied the optical properties of one widely used lithium disilicate ceramic system and a newer feldspar ceramic material.  Discuss
Glass-matrix ceramic materials show strength in new study
February 1, 2018 -- When creating restorations using a CAD/CAM system, material options include a glass-matrix ceramic and a resin composite. However, newer materials may offer more strength and hardness. Researchers put five of these newer materials to the test.  Discuss
New products: Roland DGA launches 2 dental mills
February 1, 2018 -- Roland DGA has released two new dental mills, the DWX-52DCi and the DWX-52D.
3M, 3Shape partner on orthodontic digital workflow
January 30, 2018 -- 3Shape and 3M have announced a partnership that allows practitioners to use 3Shape's scanner and indirect bonding software for digital workflows.  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.