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SoftSmile's AI-based orthodontic software gets FDA nod
January 20, 2022 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to SoftSmile's Vision artificial intelligence (AI)-based orthodontic software. Read More
DESS launches new website
January 12, 2022 -- Terrats Medical's Dental Smart Solutions (DESS) has launched a new website. Read More
Meet the Cuspies 2021 semifinal candidates
December 20, 2021 -- The list of candidates for the 2021 edition of the Cuspies, formerly known as the Dental Excellence Awards, is now available. This year's campaign includes more than 100 candidates across 12 categories. Read More
Military uses dental CAD to create custom radiation boluses
December 17, 2021 -- Members of the U.S. military have developed a way to use dental CAD equipment to scan faces and create custom devices that provide safer, more effective targeted radiation therapy, according to news published on December 13 by the U.S. Air Force. Read More
3Shape sells partial ownership to equity firm
December 10, 2021 -- Danish-based 3D dental scanner manufacturer 3Shape has sold 20% of its shares to private equity firm EQT for funds to help drive the company's accelerated growth over the coming years. Read More
Stratasys debuts new 3D printer
December 9, 2021 -- Stratasys has introduced its new Origin One Dental printer, which provides dental labs with comprehensive additive manufacturing solutions. Read More
Aspen Dental, MyLabConnect team up
December 9, 2021 -- Dental service organization Aspen Dental Management has partnered with MyLabConnect. Read More
Carestream Dental offers prosthetic-driven implant planning tool
December 2, 2021 -- Carestream Dental now offers the prosthetic-driven implant planning software Swissmeda Dental Planning to improve patient outcomes. Read More
SoftSmile exhibits updated Vision software at 2021 GNYDM
December 2, 2021 -- SoftSmile exhibited an upgraded version of its artificial intelligence-based orthodontic software, Vision, at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM). Read More
Exocad's ChairsideCAD 3.0 available in U.S., Canada
November 29, 2021 -- Exocad, an Align Technology company, announced at the 2021 Greater New York Dental Meeting that its ChairsideCAD 3.0 Galway software is available in the U.S. and Canada. Read More
Special Feature
The new decade's dental practice could look like this

Dentists one day may become vertically integrated to service the mouth and also design and manufacture the hardware needed in their own dental practices, writes information systems consultant Alon Ganon. He shares a vision of how dental practices could operate with advanced technology in this new decade. Read more.

Conferences
Rocky Mountain Dental Convention (RMDC)
January 20-22
Denver, Colorado United States
Yankee Dental Congress
January 27-29
Boston, Massachusetts United States
Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting
February 24-26
Chicago, Illinois United States
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in Anaheim
May 12-14
Anaheim, California United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Scientific Session
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States