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HRSA awards $85M to expand access to oral health services
September 18, 2019 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded about $85.3 million to nearly 300 government-funded health centers to expand their oral health service capacity through new and enhanced infrastructure.  Discuss
Dentsply Sirona, Carbon launch printable denture system
September 13, 2019 -- Denstply Sirona and digital manufacturing company Carbon have launched a printable denture material and workflow system.
Biolase reports lower revenue in Q2
August 12, 2019 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase has announced its fiscal second-quarter financial results.
Dentsply Sirona reports lower net sales, higher income in Q2
August 5, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has reported lower net sales but higher net income for the fiscal second quarter of 2019.
Feldspathic ceramic scores highest in composite hardness testing
July 19, 2019 -- Researchers wanted to see which CAD/CAM composites for molars were hardest and held up best after toothbrush abrasion testing. After putting six composites through rigorous testing, they discovered that feldspathic ceramic scored the highest in hardness, but some of the composites might need periodic repolishing.  Discuss
New product: Dentsply Sirona launches data transmission portal
July 15, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has launched a new portal for the secure transmission of scan data and case information.
New products: Roland DGA launches dentures kits
June 20, 2019 -- Roland DGA has launched two new DGShape Time Reduction Kits for producing dentures and denture models.
Does a CAD/CAM system produce a better restoratives fit?
June 18, 2019 -- Should you trust the fitting of a monolithic zirconia crown to a CAD/CAM or milling process? Researchers put the two methods to the test to find out which produced a better fit. What they found might change how you complete the restorations for your patients.  Discuss
Study compares strength of CAD/CAM provisional restorations
May 29, 2019 -- New technologies and materials have made it easier to create and repair restorations, but do these CAD/CAM materials hold up as well as more-established materials? Researchers put four of them through their paces.  Discuss
Getting started with 3D printing: Video from CDA Presents
May 24, 2019 -- For many busy dental practices, a 3D printer can be a useful tool. Dr. Gerard Kugel, PhD, spoke with DrBicuspid.com about some of the technology's advantages and disadvantages at the California Dental Association's 2019 CDA Presents meeting in Anaheim, CA.  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.

Conferences
Fundamentals of Dental Photography: A Focus on Accreditation
September 20
Livermore, California United States
Global Oral Health Summit
November 7-9
Nashville, Tennessee United States
Mid-Continent Dental Congress (MCDC)
November 14-15
United States