Imaging
SprintRay launching ProCure 2 software
October 22, 2021 -- SprintRay launched its ProCure 2 software, which the company touted as faster and more powerful, at its 3D Next Summit in Miami. The company also introduced its radio-opaque 3D printer resin for implant-supported hybrid dentures, SprintRay OnX. Read More
3Shape launches new software
October 20, 2021 -- 3Shape has launched the 3Shape Unite platform, designed to help dental practices digitize their workflows. Read More
Aspen Dental, SprintRay ink deal on 3D printing tools
October 20, 2021 -- SprintRay has signed a multiyear contract to install its 3D printing technology at Aspen Dental Management practices. Read More
Dental x-rays may help diagnose bruxism
October 19, 2021 -- Patients who grind their teeth may be significantly more likely to show bone apposition on panoramic dental x-rays, indicating another possible way to diagnose bruxism. The study was published on October 18 in BMC Oral Health. Read More
Pearl readies Second Opinion for Australia, New Zealand
October 14, 2021 -- Pearl's Second Opinion dental radiology artificial intelligence software will soon be available in Australia and New Zealand. Read More
New England Family Dentistry to implement Overjet's AI
October 14, 2021 -- New England Family Dentistry plans to begin implementing Overjet's artificial intelligence (AI) platform at more than 50 dental clinics in New England. Read More
Hands on with the MouthWatch Plus+ intraoral camera
October 13, 2021 -- LAS VEGAS - MouthWatch debuted its new MouthWatch Plus+ high-definition intraoral camera at the ADA's SmileCon 2021 meeting. The camera features improved picture resolution, frame rate, and color rendering compared to the company's original intraoral camera. Read More
Carestream unveils new offerings at ADA SmileCon 2021
October 12, 2021 -- Carestream Dental is showcasing a range of new products at this week's ADA SmileCon 2021 meeting in Las Vegas. Read More
Ala. board settles FTC charges over teledentistry rules
October 8, 2021 -- The Board of Dental Examiners of Alabama has agreed to settle charges filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission accusing it of violating U.S. antitrust law by unreasonably excluding cheaper teledentistry providers from competition. Read More
Imaging, labs aid in treating teen with rare jaw tumor
October 4, 2021 -- Imaging and lab work helped diagnose a central giant cell granuloma -- a rare, benign, aggressive tumor -- in a 17-year-old with jaw pain and swelling. The case was published on September 26 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Read More
Special Feature
Data trends: Are U.S. practices taking more images?

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when taking radiographs as part of a dental examination was commonplace. However, with fears about radiation and changing insurance policies, U.S. practices took fewer images in 2016 than in any recent year. Why? Alitta Boechler of Sikka Software looks at the data. Read more.

Conferences
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States