Imaging
Patient with cancer receives first 3D-printed titanium jaw
August 9, 2022 -- A patient with head and neck cancer received the first 3D-printed titanium lower jaw in a successful operation, according to an August 4 press release from the Netherlands Cancer Institute. The jaw was reconstructed based on the patient's imaging. Read More
Imaging aids in treatment of man's fused 3rd molar
August 2, 2022 -- Imaging assisted in the treatment of a man's third molar that had fused with a supernumerary tooth, according to a case report published July 27 in the American Journal of Case Reports. The man was diagnosed with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis with apical periodontitis. Read More
Root canals linked to rare Eagle syndrome
July 29, 2022 -- Imaging aided in revealing that the rare Eagle syndrome, which is caused by a calcified stylohyoid ligament, may be linked to dental inflammatory events, specifically root canal treatments, according to a study published on July 26 in the International Dental Journal. Read More
What you need to know about malpractice and TMJ surgeries
July 27, 2022 -- About 1% of medical malpractice cases filed against U.S. oral and maxillofacial surgeons stem from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgeries, according to a recently published study in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
1st reported dentigerous cyst found in NY infant
July 25, 2022 -- A bone-encased dentigerous cyst was removed from a 6-month-old in New York, according to a case report published on July 22 in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. It is believed to be the first reported case involving an infant. Read More
One denture system's drawbacks leave patients out of trial
July 25, 2022 -- Researchers compared the clinical outcome of one digital dentures system with that of conventional dentures in an article published July 16 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. While digital systems can take fewer visits, the lack of customization left many patients ineligible for the trial. Read More
DEXIS launching DEXIS Days
July 22, 2022 -- Dental imaging technology company DEXIS Solutions will launch its monthlong educational series DEXIS Days, which takes place September 6-30, 2022. Read More
Impress3D expands denture platform into North America
July 21, 2022 -- Impress3D has launched its platform for partial removable dentures in North America. Read More
10% of COVID-19 survivors may develop craniomandibular disorders
July 19, 2022 -- Approximately 1 in 10 survivors of severe COVID-19 may develop craniomandibular disorders within six months following prolonged intubation, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
VideaHealth partners with 42 North Dental
July 15, 2022 -- VideaHealth is partnering with 42 North Dental to deploy and scale its artificial intelligence software to aid chairside dental decision-making. Read More
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.

Conferences
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States