Imaging Sponsored by Carestream Dental
Imaging leads to removal of 3-cm toy from dementia patient
January 25, 2021 -- Imaging helped physicians identify and remove a spinning top toy from an 83-year-old woman in Florida who had end-stage dementia and an oral fixation. Details of the case were published on January 20 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.  Discuss
Carestream donates technology to Howard University
January 21, 2021 -- Carestream Dental has donated technology valued at $430,000 to the College of Dentistry at Howard University in Washington, DC, with the goal of advancing digital applications.
Carestream offers software update for intraoral scanners
January 20, 2021 -- Carestream Dental has debuted software update CS ScanFlow v1.0.3 for the CS 3700 and CS 3600 intraoral scanners.
Carestream celebrates 1,000th CS 9600 CBCT installation
January 13, 2021 -- Carestream Dental said it has reached a new milestone of installing 1,000 CS 9600 cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) systems.
Aspen Dental teams up with 3Shape
January 12, 2021 -- Aspen Dental Management has inked a deal with 3Shape to equip its Aspen Dental locations in the U.S.
How to respond when a patient refuses radiographs
January 8, 2021 -- Patients will often express a number of concerns about having radiographs taken. When you, as a dental professional, know how important they are to a patient's oral health, how do you respond when a patient declines them? Tameka Schley Lee, RDH, BSDH, goes through some common scenarios and offers advice on what wording could help break through any concerns.  Discuss
Imaging helps identify man's flossing-induced heart disease
January 7, 2021 -- Imaging helped clinicians diagnose a man in Texas with a rare case of infective endocarditis thought to be caused by vigorous flossing, according to a case report published on December 18 in the Cureus Journal of Medical Science.  Discuss
3Shape files patent infringement complaint against Align
December 22, 2020 -- 3Shape said it has filed a complaint against Align Technology, alleging that Align's iTero Element intraoral scanner infringes on four 3Shape patents.
Medit taps Straumann Group as distributor
December 21, 2020 -- Medit and Straumann have entered into a global distribution partnership for intraoral scanners.
Top 5 stories of 2020 on imaging
December 17, 2020 -- Imaging, including magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography, was featured in some of DrBicuspid.com's most interesting stories of 2020. Imaging assisted in everything from identifying rare dental anomalies to helping remove a swallowed dental needle.  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.

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Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 12-13
Atlanta, Georgia United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
June 25-27
Boston, Massachusetts United States
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