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2018 Dental Excellence Award nominating period ends soon
September 20, 2018 -- Join hundreds of your peers and colleagues in participating in the nominations process for the 2018 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. You only have until midnight on September 28 to make your voice heard and help honor the best new products in dentistry.  Discuss
Researchers test CAD/CAM crowns' fracture resistance
September 19, 2018 -- All-ceramic CAD/CAM crowns are a treatment option for full-coverage restorations for endodontically treated teeth, but how do they resist fracturing? Researchers compared two kinds of crowns to see which held up best.  Discuss
What's the best scanning strategy for CAD/CAM restorations?
September 18, 2018 -- Using intraoral scanners for digital impressions is an integral part of any CAD/CAM process. But what is the best strategy for scanning a patient's mouth, and does it differ by type of scanner? Researchers wanted to find out.  Discuss
New product: Dentsply Sirona launches digital implant workflow
September 14, 2018 -- Dentsply Sirona has launched its new Azento digital workflow in the U.S. for implant purchase, service, and delivery.  Discuss
Study tests 2 zirconia materials for fracture resistance
September 4, 2018 -- The need for a stronger material for prosthetics led to the development of zirconia for crowns and fixed prosthetics. But how does this material hold up in wear and fracture tests? Researchers subjected two different monolithic zirconia materials to tests to find out.  Discuss
Patterson reports $4.5M loss in Q1
August 30, 2018 -- Patterson Companies has reported lower dental sales and a multimillion loss for the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year.  Discuss
2018 Dental Excellence Awards nominating period begins
August 28, 2018 -- Nominations for the 2018 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards are now being accepted, giving you the chance to tell us what products should be nominated in 11 different categories for dentistry's most prestigious awards.  Discuss
New products: Kulzer adds 10 resins for 3D printer
August 21, 2018 -- Kulzer has introduced 10 new resins for exclusive use with its caraPrint 3D printer.  Discuss
Biolase names new CEO, reports lower revenue in Q2
August 10, 2018 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase has named Todd Norbe as its new CEO. The company also announced its fiscal second quarter financial results.
Dentsply Sirona reports $1B net loss, higher revenue in Q2
August 7, 2018 -- A one-time charge led Dentsply Sirona to report a net loss of more than $1 billion for the fiscal second quarter of 2018, while revenues increased.  Discuss
Special Feature
Study tests particle-filled resins for partial crowns

What materials do you use for single-tooth, partial-crown restorations? Particle-filled composite resin CAD/CAM materials are a promising addition to practitioner's toolbox, but do they hold up over time? Researchers tested 42 partial-crown restorations over two years to see how well these restorations performed. Read more.

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23rd American World Dentistry Congress
November 2-3
San Francisco, California United States
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February 17-24, 2019
San Juan Puerto Rico