Imaging
Meet the Cuspies 2021 finalists
January 20, 2022 -- Who made it to the final round in this year's edition of the Cuspies? We are very excited to announce the people, products, and events that our readers selected as finalists in this year's event to recognize excellence in dentistry. Read More
Jeff Margolis joins Grin's board of directors
January 20, 2022 -- Digital orthodontic platform provider Grin has appointed Jeff Margolis, the former CEO and chairman at TriZetto and Welltok, to its board of directors. Read More
UAE clears Pearl's Second Opinion software
January 20, 2022 -- Artificial intelligence technology developer Pearl has received clearance from the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Ministry of Health and Prevention for its Second Opinion software. Read More
Repositioned face masks still cause artifacts on extraoral images
January 14, 2022 -- Repositioning face masks with metal nosepieces below patients' mouths may not be enough to prevent artifacts from forming during extraoral imaging, according to a letter to the editor published on January 6 in Academic Radiology. Read More
Carestream Dental responds to patent infringement lawsuit
January 13, 2022 -- Carestream Dental intends to defend itself against patent infringement claims recently filed by competitor 3Shape. In a press release, Carestream claimed 3Shape's lawsuit over certain intraoral dental scanners is without merit. Read More
DSO Pacific Dental Services, Envista partner
January 13, 2022 -- Envista Holdings will install its artificial intelligence-assisted imaging software at practices supported by dental service organization (DSO) Pacific Dental Services. Read More
Overjet signs Dolan as chief dental officer
January 11, 2022 -- Overjet has appointed Dr. Teresa Dolan as its new chief dental officer. Read More
CBCT may alter dental trauma treatment decisions
January 10, 2022 -- Reviewing cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans may influence how endodontists approach treatment decisions in dental trauma cases, according to a study published on January 6 in the Journal of Endodontics. Read More
Dental x-ray shows man's rare horizontally impacted molars
January 7, 2022 -- Clinicians examining a routine dental x-ray discovered a 20-year-old man had rare, identical bilateral horizontally impacted lower molars. Details of the case were published in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science. Read More
3Shape files patent complaint against Carestream Dental
January 6, 2022 -- 3Shape has filed a complaint claiming patent infringement by Carestream Dental over the use of certain Carestream intraoral scanners. 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
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
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 17-19
Atlanta, Georgia United States