Summer 2017 new-product roundup from DrBicuspid.com
September 15, 2017 -- During summer 2017, new products ranging from accessory posts to composites and amalgam separators were introduced. Here is our roundup of new products from Kulzer, Komet USA, Cosmedent, and other companies.  Discuss
Patterson to distribute 3M scanner
September 14, 2017 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute a scanner from 3M.  Discuss
Data Trends: Why are more diagnostic services being done?
September 12, 2017 -- How many diagnostic services does your practice perform each month? Is it 350? 450? More? Fewer? How does your practice's number of diagnostic services performed each month compare with other practices in the U.S.? Alitta Boechler of Sikka Software looks at the data.  Discuss
Treatment planning is key for practice growth
September 5, 2017 -- Ready to take your practice to the next level? Sonia Leziy, DDS, spoke at the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2017 meeting about the most important innovations in recent years to her periodontal and prosthodontic group practice. They're not what you think.  Discuss
Vatech launches new 2D panoramic system
September 5, 2017 -- Vatech America has launched its new PaX-i Insight 2D digital panoramic imaging system.  Discuss
New-product highlights from CDA Presents 2017
September 1, 2017 -- Among the many products that debuted at the recent California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2017 meeting were a new intraoral scanner from Planmeca, an airway imaging module from Carestream Dental, and an innovative virtual reality system from Komet USA. DrBicuspid.com gives you a look at some of the new products from the meeting.  Discuss
Investment firms complete Carestream Dental acquisition
September 1, 2017 -- The acquisition of Carestream Dental by two private investment firms has been completed.
New products from CDA Presents 2017 in San Francisco
August 25, 2017 -- SAN FRANCISCO - A highlight of the California Dental Association's CDA Presents 2017 meeting is the many new, useful, and interesting products on display in the exhibit hall. Here we bring you a look at some of the offerings from companies such as Air Techniques, Sikka Software, Zest Dental Solutions, and more.  Discuss
Patterson to distribute 3Shape products
August 22, 2017 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute imaging products and software from 3Shape.  Discuss
Study measures noise in intraoral scanners to determine accuracy
August 21, 2017 -- When you are preparing a tooth to receive a crown, your intraoral scanner has to have a high degree of accuracy. But, when comparing scanners for your office, how do you know which would be the most accurate for your purposes? Researchers put two scanners through their paces to find out.  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.