Imaging Sponsored by Carestream Dental
Carestream celebrates 1,000th CS 9600 CBCT installation
January 13, 2021 -- Carestream Dental said it has reached a new milestone of installing 1,000 CS 9600 cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) systems.
Aspen Dental teams up with 3Shape
January 12, 2021 -- Aspen Dental Management has inked a deal with 3Shape to equip its Aspen Dental locations in the U.S.
How to respond when a patient refuses radiographs
January 8, 2021 -- Patients will often express a number of concerns about having radiographs taken. When you, as a dental professional, know how important they are to a patient's oral health, how do you respond when a patient declines them? Tameka Schley Lee, RDH, BSDH, goes through some common scenarios and offers advice on what wording could help break through any concerns.  Discuss
Imaging helps identify man's flossing-induced heart disease
January 7, 2021 -- Imaging helped clinicians diagnose a man in Texas with a rare case of infective endocarditis thought to be caused by vigorous flossing, according to a case report published on December 18 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.  Discuss
3Shape files patent infringement complaint against Align
December 22, 2020 -- 3Shape said it has filed a complaint against Align Technology, alleging that Align's iTero Element intraoral scanner infringes on four 3Shape patents.
Medit taps Straumann Group as distributor
December 21, 2020 -- Medit and Straumann have entered into a global distribution partnership for intraoral scanners.
Top 5 stories of 2020 on imaging
December 17, 2020 -- Imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography, was featured in some of's most interesting stories of 2020. Imaging assisted in everything from identifying rare dental anomalies to helping remove a swallowed dental needle.  Discuss
Man's LCH diagnosis spotlights need for regular dental x-rays
December 9, 2020 -- A panoramic x-ray scan revealed bilateral osteolytic lesions in a man's jaw, leading to the diagnosis and treatment of the rare condition Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), in a case report published on November 24 in the American Journal of Case Reports.  Discuss
COVID-19, case reports: DrBicuspid's top articles in November
December 1, 2020 -- aims to be on the cutting edge of what's happening in dentistry, and it seems that COVID-19 news continues to grab you. As the year ticks closer to the end, we decided to give you a look at some of our most-read stories from the past month.  Discuss
Imaging detects big, rare tumor protruding from fetus's mouth
November 19, 2020 -- Doctors recently used prenatal ultrasound to detect a rare 4.6 x 3.6-cm oropharyngeal teratoma protruding from the oral cavity of a fetus. Details of the case were published on November 4 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.  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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