Imaging Sponsored by Dentsply Sirona Imaging
Carestream Dental, Exocad partner on restorative scans
January 11, 2019 -- Carestream Dental has partnered with CAD/CAM software provider Exocad to enable its CS 3600 intraoral scanner to digitally interact with Exocad's ChairsideCAD software.
SICAT now independent from Dentsply Sirona
January 2, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has agreed that software and hardware manufacturer SICAT will be taken over by SICAT's current management. The agreement took effect on January 1, 2019.
Congratulations to DrBicuspid.com's 2018 Dental Excellence Award winners
December 19, 2018 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Dental Excellence Awards. Please join us in honoring the best new products in dentistry. Awards will be presented at the Chicago Dental Society's Midwinter Meeting in February.  Discuss
3Shape integrates with 3M ortho software
December 13, 2018 -- 3Shape and 3M have announced a partnership that allows practitioners to use 3Shape's scanner to digitally integrate with 3M's Oral Care portal.
Does CBCT top panoramic images for accuracy?
December 12, 2018 -- Researchers asked residents in oral surgery and orthodontics to make a diagnosis for nine different conditions by first looking at a panoramic radiograph and then at a cone-beam CT (CBCT) image. They reported on which modality was more accurate and the factors that might influence imaging decisions in a new study.  Discuss
Carestream Dental, 3M partner on aligner scans
December 11, 2018 -- Carestream Dental and 3M have announced a partnership that allows Carestream's CS 3500 and CS 3600 intraoral scanners to digitally integrate with 3M's Oral Care Portal.  Discuss
Planmed gets FDA OK for new CBCT scanner features
December 7, 2018 -- Planmed has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for new features on its Verity cone-beam CT (CBCT) scanner.  Discuss
Apteryx gets FDA clearance for 3D imaging module
December 6, 2018 -- Apteryx has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the 3D module of its XVWeb imaging service.  Discuss
New product: Digital workflow for dentures released
November 29, 2018 -- Ivory Digital Denture has announced that its digital workflow system is now available in the U.S., Canada, and throughout the world.
How did I contract multiple myeloma?
November 28, 2018 -- Dr. Alvin Danenberg announced to his blog readers in September that he'd been diagnosed with multiple myeloma. In this column, he raises questions every dental team member should ask themselves about the health risks they may face while serving their patients and their community.  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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2019 Rocky Mountain Dental Convention
January 17-19
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Dallas, Texas United States
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