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What's the best scanning strategy for CAD/CAM restorations?
September 18, 2018 -- Using intraoral scanners for digital impressions is an integral part of any CAD/CAM process. But what is the best strategy for scanning a patient's mouth, and does it differ by type of scanner? Researchers wanted to find out.  Discuss
New product: Dentsply Sirona launches digital implant workflow
September 14, 2018 -- Dentsply Sirona has launched its new Azento digital workflow in the U.S. for implant purchase, service, and delivery.  Discuss
Henry Schein One releases Dentrix upgrade
September 5, 2018 -- Henry Schein One has launched its first product, the Dentrix G7 practice management software.  Discuss
Patterson reports $4.5M loss in Q1
August 30, 2018 -- Patterson Companies has reported lower dental sales and a multimillion loss for the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year.  Discuss
2018 Dental Excellence Awards nominating period begins
August 28, 2018 -- Nominations for the 2018 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards are now being accepted, giving you the chance to tell us what products should be nominated in 11 different categories for dentistry's most prestigious awards.  Discuss
Study tests bitewings for detecting caries in primary teeth
August 22, 2018 -- The usefulness of bitewing images for helping find caries in permanent teeth is well-established. But is the modality also useful in determining caries in primary teeth? A new study compared the results with more than 500 pediatric patients to find out.  Discuss
U.S. to impose additional tariffs on China imports
August 8, 2018 -- The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has announced additional tariffs on imports from China. The taxes will begin on August 23, according to published reports.  Discuss
Dentsply Sirona reports $1B net loss, higher revenue in Q2
August 7, 2018 -- A one-time charge led Dentsply Sirona to report a net loss of more than $1 billion for the fiscal second quarter of 2018, while revenues increased.  Discuss
Can ultrasound accurately measure periodontal pockets?
July 26, 2018 -- Traditionally, a periodontal probe has been used to assess pocket depth. But can photoacoustic imaging offer more consistent and detailed results? A study presented at the 2018 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) meeting in London compared the two methods.  Discuss
Heartland Dental, Align Technology sign iTero deal
July 26, 2018 -- Dental service organization Heartland Dental has agreed to equip all of its U.S. locations with an Align Technology iTero Element intraoral scanner.  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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