Imaging
FDA seeks comment on dental resins, facet screw performance
August 27, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking comment on draft guidance related to the performance criteria and testing methods for facet screws and dental resins. Read More
Overjet raises $27M in funding round
August 26, 2021 -- Artificial intelligence developer Overjet has raised $27 million in a recent round of financing led by General Catalyst and New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners. Read More
Anatomage spins off 3D dental technology unit
August 25, 2021 -- 3D imaging firm Anatomage has spun off its 3D dental technology business into a wholly owned subsidiary called Osteoid. Read More
Imaging aids in treating boy's dental infection-caused abscesses
August 24, 2021 -- Imaging helped clinicians diagnose and treat rare orbital and mouth abscesses caused by a dental infection in a 13-year-old boy, according to a case report recently published in the European Journal of Dentistry. If untreated, the condition could have led to death or blindness. Read More
AI can lend a hand in diagnosis, prognosis of oral SCC
August 19, 2021 -- Radiology and pathology artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can help in diagnosing and assessing the prognosis of oral squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), according to a literature review published on August 19 in JAMA Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery. Read More
New paper highlights steps to change TMD treatment
August 17, 2021 -- The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have recommended overhauling temporomandibular disorder (TMD) treatment. An August 13 article published in Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology highlights the recommendations and steps taken to address them. Read More
What's on my chair for posterior CAD/CAM restorations
August 17, 2021 -- What's on My Chair is a new series on DrBicuspid.com in which dental professionals share the tools and techniques they use for specific types of procedures and cases. In the first episode, digital dentistry expert Dr. Steven Gold shares how he prepares and places posterior CAD/CAM restorations. Read More
Surgeons treat woman's severe post-traumatic condylar resorption
August 16, 2021 -- A woman was treated successfully for severe facial skeletal deformities caused by the condylar resorption of her temporomandibular joint, which stemmed from childhood trauma. The report was published on August 13 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases. Read More
Sage Dental inks partnership with Straumann Group
August 16, 2021 -- Sage Dental has signed a partnership agreement with Straumann Group to offer its patients artificial intelligence remote orthodontic treatment monitoring. Read More
Desktop Health launches 3D printing program
August 12, 2021 -- Desktop Health announced the launch of a turnkey metal 3D printing program for dentistry along with the launch of chrome cobalt for use in dental applications. 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
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States