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Video from ADA 2019: Dr. Martin Jablow on AI in dentistry
September 10, 2019 -- Artificial intelligence (AI) in the dental practice may seem far-fetched, but it's already here, according to dental technology expert Dr. Martin Jablow. He spoke about AI’s past, present, and future at the recent 2019 ADA FDI World Congress in San Francisco.  Discuss
ADA 2019: Technology use equals more productive dental teams
September 6, 2019 -- SAN FRANCISCO - Improved patient engagement and greater productivity at dental practices hinge on embracing new technologies. Bringing new technology into dental practices empowers staff to take more responsibility, which leads to a boost in patient engagement and productivity, according to a presentation at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress.  Discuss
Planmeca debuts new CBCT unit at ADA 2019
September 5, 2019 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has debuted a new cone-beam CT (CBCT) unit at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco this week.
Carestream launches new intraoral scanner at ADA 2019
September 5, 2019 -- Carestream Dental has launched its new CS 3700 intraoral scanner at the 2019 ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco.
Tooth, jaw pain may be symptoms of a headache
August 29, 2019 -- Tooth or jaw pain may be symptoms of a headache, according to new research from the journal Neurology. Up to 10% of people with headaches also experience orofacial pain, and tooth or jaw pain may be the only headache symptom for some people.  Discuss
Email reminders may minimize daytime clenching, grinding
August 26, 2019 -- If you want patients to stop grinding their teeth, maybe you should email them. A new study found that patients who received regular email reminders significantly reduced their daytime nonfunctional tooth contact.  Discuss
Carestream Dental partners with Elite Dental Alliance
August 26, 2019 -- Carestream Dental has announced a partnership with purchasing platform Elite Dental Alliance.
4 applications of cinematic rendering in maxillofacial CT
August 21, 2019 -- Cinematic rendering is a new technique that can create photorealistic images from scans of a patient's jaw and head. Researchers assessed the potential benefits of integrating these images into the evaluation of maxillofacial anatomy and pathology in a new study.  Discuss
Biolase reports lower revenue in Q2
August 12, 2019 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase has announced its fiscal second-quarter financial results.
Study compares imaging modalities for microcrack detection
August 9, 2019 -- When trying to locate microcracks on root dentin after root canal prep, is microcomputed tomography or cone-beam CT a more effective imaging modality? Researchers scanned 30 molars to find out.  Discuss
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.

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15th Annual Mobile Health Clinics Conference
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Fort Worth, Texas United States
Fundamentals of Dental Photography: A Focus on Accreditation
September 20
Livermore, California United States
Aesthetic Recreation of Anterior Bleach Case
September 28
Alsip, Illinois United States
Recreating Nature with Cut-Back GC Initial LiSi Press
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