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Products to look for at CDA Presents 2017 in Anaheim: Part 1
May 1, 2017 -- A highlight of the California Dental Association's upcoming CDA Presents 2017 meeting in Anaheim, CA, will be the many products being featured in the exhibit hall. Here we bring you a preview of endodontic, hygiene, and imaging products on display. Look for part two on Tuesday.  Discuss
Which patient characteristics lead to CBCT motion artifacts?
April 20, 2017 -- When patients move or squirm during cone-beam CT (CBCT) scans, motion artifacts can appear on the image, reducing image quality and making treatment planning difficult. A new study looked at which patient characteristics contributed to causing motion artifacts.  Discuss
Optimizing workflow with proper office design
April 18, 2017 -- Designing your dental clinic involves more than cost and aesthetics -- it needs to have the right accommodations, flow, and layout to ensure patient comfort, while also helping staff members go about their day-to-day activities. Bruce Johnstone from Apex Design Build discusses how good design can boost your practice's bottom line.  Discuss
3Shape software integrates with RMO's bracket system
April 17, 2017 -- 3Shape announced that the company's indirect bonding application will now digitally integrate with Rocky Mountain Orthodontics' (RMO) bracket system.  Discuss
April 2017 new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com
April 14, 2017 -- In March and April, companies have introduced new products ranging from an endodontics chair to new toothpastes and more. Here is our monthly roundup of new products from companies such as Philips Sonicare, Sanofi, Boyd Industries, and others.  Discuss
Carestream Dental sold to private investment firms
April 13, 2017 -- The parent company of Carestream Dental has entered into an agreement to sell the company to two private equity investment firms. No transaction price was announced.  Discuss
Can facial and neck dimensions predict sleep apnea?
April 11, 2017 -- Could measuring certain facial and neck dimensions predict which patients are at increased risk of obstructive sleep apnea? One researcher is exploring a possible connection in adults and presented her findings at the recent International Association for Dental Research annual meeting.  Discuss
New product: MouthWatch releases Android software
April 10, 2017 -- Dental technology company MouthWatch has released new software that allows tablets and Android phones to be used as a case presentation tool.  Discuss
Report: Carestream Dental may be sold
April 5, 2017 -- The dental imaging industry may be in for a shake-up, as Carestream Dental is being shopped by its parent company, according to news reports.  Discuss
Product highlights from IDS 2017: Part 2
March 28, 2017 -- COLOGNE, GERMANY - Dental journalist Kevin Henry attended the 2017 International Dental Show (IDS) and saw a number of new technologies at the meeting. The second part of his exclusive roundup of new products on display features cosmetic, endodontic, imaging, and restorative products.  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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Maximizing the Orthodontist Western Caribbean Cruise
March 31 - April 7
Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) 2019 Annual Meeting
April 4-6
Dallas, Texas United States
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April 6-13
Honolulu, Hawaii United States
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) 2019 Annual Session
May 3-7
Los Angeles, California United States