Exocad's ChairsideCAD 3.0 available in U.S., Canada
November 29, 2021 -- Exocad, an Align Technology company, announced at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting that its ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway software is available in the U.S. and Canada. Read More
Should dental x-rays be used to assess age of migrant children?
November 23, 2021 -- Dental x-rays should not be used to estimate the age of unaccompanied children who arrive at the U.S. southwestern border seeking asylum, according to a commentary published on November 20 in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Read More
Henry Schein to debut new products, more at 2021 GNYDM
November 23, 2021 -- Henry Schein will unveil new products and services at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) being held November 26 to December 1. Read More
Nobel Biocare, SprintRay to improve implant workflows
November 23, 2021 -- To optimize dental implant workflows, Nobel Biocare will become an authorized distributor of SprintRay's 3D printing technology. Read More
Can dental images help prevent strokes?
November 19, 2021 -- Dental surgeons and oral radiologists may be able to detect a serious condition that can cause a stroke as an incidental finding on images taken prior to dental treatment, according to a study published on November 17 in the European Journal of Radiology. Read More
Chronic TMDs linked to worse quality of life
November 18, 2021 -- Temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) can have an impact on oral health-related quality of life, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Dental Association. The association was worse for patients with chronic, painful TMDs. Read More
Grin launches AI-based scan guide
November 18, 2021 -- Digital orthodontic platform provider Grin has launched its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered AI Scan Guide, a real-time scan system aimed at improving mouth scans. Read More
Patients satisfied with digital implant workflow
November 16, 2021 -- Patients reported higher satisfaction with a digital workflow for creating a single implant-supported posterior crown than a conventional workflow in a randomized clinical trial published in the Journal of Dentistry. Read More
Mouthguards may improve athletes' physical performance
November 12, 2021 -- Wearing mouthguards may do more than protect athletes' teeth. Athletes who wear mandible-controlled mouthguards may experience enhanced physical performance, according to a new study published November 5 in the journal Injury. Read More
Owandy touts implant planning software
November 10, 2021 -- Owandy Radiology will highlight its QuickVision 3D implant planning software at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting, being held November 26 to December 1. 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.