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Biolase to market S-Ray's imaging system
February 27, 2018 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase announced it will market and sell S-Ray's ClearView Scan ultrasound-based intraoral imaging system in North America.  Discuss
See the Dental Excellence Awards presented at Chicago Midwinter 2018
February 26, 2018 -- DrBicuspid.com staff presented the 2017 Dental Excellence Award trophies at the recent 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. The annual awards recognize outstanding new products and services.  Discuss
DrBicuspid.com to honor Dental Excellence Award winners
February 23, 2018 -- DrBicuspid.com is pleased to honor the winners of the Dental Excellence Awards, highlighting the best new products and services in dentistry. The awards will be presented on Friday, February 23, at the 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.  Discuss
Can CBCT accurately measure periodontal pockets?
February 22, 2018 -- An accurate measurement of a patient's periodontal pockets is needed for proper treatment planning. What if there were a way to image these pockets with cone-beam CT (CBCT) so you knew their depth more precisely? A new study took the first steps down this road.  Discuss
Patterson to distribute Planmeca products
February 22, 2018 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute Planmeca products.
Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2018: Part 2
February 21, 2018 -- One highlight of the upcoming 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting is the vast exhibit hall with hundreds of companies showing thousands of products. To help you maximize your on the floor, we bring you the second part of our preview of new and recently introduced products to look for at the meeting.  Discuss
Apteryx to launch 3D imaging module at Chicago Midwinter
February 21, 2018 -- Apteryx will launch a new 3D imaging module for its XVWeb cloud dental imaging software at the 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.  Discuss
Planmed updates Verity scanner
February 8, 2018 -- Planmed has updated its Verity cone-beam CT (CBCT) scanner.  Discuss
Dental x-ray volume linked to financial incentives
January 31, 2018 -- Dentists take images only when necessary, right? A new study examined the relationship between the number of x-rays taken and whether dentists received a salary or worked on a fee-for-service basis. The findings suggest that payment model influences imaging decisions.  Discuss
3M, 3Shape partner on orthodontic digital workflow
January 30, 2018 -- 3Shape and 3M have announced a partnership that allows practitioners to use 3Shape's scanner and indirect bonding software for digital workflows.  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.