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Evident launches new digital design service
July 13, 2018 -- Dental technology company Evident has launched a new digital impressions design service.  Discuss
Carestream scanner OK for use with Dental Wings software
July 12, 2018 -- Carestream Dental announced that its CS 3600 intraoral scanner has been approved for use with Dental Wings' Open System, along with Dental Wings' chairside CAD software and coDiagnostiX implant planning software.  Discuss
How accurate is tooth movement with clear aligners?
July 11, 2018 -- How does actual tooth movement with clear aligners compare with intended results? Are certain tooth movements easier to achieve than others? Researchers used 3D imaging software to examine the differences between predicted and achieved results.  Discuss
3Shape, Alineadent partner on orthodontic digital workflow
July 2, 2018 -- 3Shape has announced that its Trios intraoral scanner now digitally integrates with the Alineadent clear-aligner system.  Discuss
Does tooth orientation impact CBCT root fracture detection?
June 27, 2018 -- Detecting vertical root fractures in endodontically treated teeth is difficult, no matter the filling material used. A new study investigated whether a tooth's orientation in relation to the x-ray projection plane alters a practitioner's ability to detect these fractures with cone-beam CT (CBCT).  Discuss
7T MRI may release mercury from amalgam fillings
June 26, 2018 -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) at 7-tesla magnet strength may release toxic mercury from amalgam fillings, according to a new study published online June 26 in the journal Radiology. However, the effect was not found with the lower-strength 1.5-tesla magnets that are more commonly used in the clinical setting, the researchers noted.  Discuss
CBCT shows aligner benefit to treating adult crowding
June 20, 2018 -- When patients with adult tooth crowding seek clear aligner treatment, creating space and improving their bone system are key markers of treatment success. Researchers used cone-beam CT (CBCT) to see if clear aligner treatment and interproximal enamel reduction benefited the mandible and maxilla.  Discuss
New product: 3D Systems launches on-demand service
June 18, 2018 -- 3D printing company 3D Systems has launched an on-demand anatomical modeling service.  Discuss
3Shape updates CAD/CAM software
June 18, 2018 -- 3Shape has launched the latest version of its Dental System CAD/CAM software.  Discuss
Dental imaging products remain on U.S tariff list
June 15, 2018 -- The dental industry received mixed news in the trade showdown between the U.S. and China, as many dental products were taken off the list of products and materials that will have tariffs slapped on them. However, imaging, optical, and anesthetic devices were not spared and remain on the list to have a 25% tariff imposed beginning in July.  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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