Vatech America and Materialise Dental Form New Strategic Alliance

Materialise Dental, which develops 3D technology solutions for implant practices, oral and maxillofacial surgeons and orthodontists, and Vatech America, Inc., provider of 3D scanning equipment, announced today a strategic partnership to deliver the best diagnostic and treatment planning products and services for their customers.
Users of Vatech’s 3D imaging equipment will have the ability to use the SimPlant® treatment planning software and the capability of ordering SurgiGuide® drill guides (custom made through stereolithography) that reside on the teeth, mucosa, or even on bone.

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AFP Imaging is now ImageWorks

AFP Imaging Corporation (OTC.AFPC.PK), commemorating its first 12 months under new ownership, leadership, and management, is now ImageWorks.
Dent-X, NewTom and EVA brands remain the same.

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Free CBCT Webinar from OsseoNews

Osseonews.com is holding a free webinar entitled: Confirmation of a Conical Connection in Function: Radiographic, Clinical, and CBCT Evaluation Determining Tissue Stability
When: 09/23/2010 7:00 PM (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US and Canada)

CE Credit: 1 CE Credit FREE!

Where: Online. Direct from your computer. Anywhere in the World! Submit your questions to Dr. Barry Goldenberg.

Presenter: Dr. Barry Goldenberg

Register Here!

Gendex GXCB-500 HD selected best in class by Pride Institute.

Two imaging products have received best in class awards this week.
The DEXIS Digital X-ray system and the Gendex Cone Beam system, GXCB-500 HD, have both been selected for the Pride Institute’s Best in Class for their categories.

To read about the Gendex GXCB-500 HD award Click Here
To read about the DEXIS award Click Here

Planmeca's Dental Imaging Software Expands With Full Mac Support & New Tools

CBCt manufacturer Planmeca Oy has just released 2.4 version of their dental imaging software Planmeca Romexis, featuring full Mac OS support for all Planmeca’s X-ray units at a dental practice as well as tools for enhanced and accurate implant planning.
Read more for the full press release.

On another note, Planmeca Oy has acquired 100% of the share capital of its distributor Dentronic A/S. Dentronic A/S and Planmeca are long-time partners, since Dentronic has successfully distributed dental equipment on the Danish market for three decades.

Detection of Vertical Root Fractures: CBCT vs Digital Radiography

A new study in the journal of endodontics shows that CBCT is more effective than digital radiography for detecting vertical root fractures of different thicknesses in endodontically enlarged teeth
Read More for the study abstract.

iCATVision 1.9 Released - Featuring Quantum IQ

Imaging Sciences International has released a new version of their iCATVision imaging software available for iCAT and GENDEX conebeam scanners.
The new 1.9 version adds new features like a new image enhancement feature named Quantum IQ and enhanced data transfer among other enhancements.

Read More for the full list of enhancements and press release.

Quiz: Exposing the facts on CBCT exposure

There have been many misconceptions about the radiation dosages of medical CT compared to CBCT scans, and about exposure of the differing CBCT machines available to dentists today.
Here’s a quick and fun true/false test that sheds some light on this serious subject. See how well you do.
Just make sure to print it so you can view the flipped answers.

Take The Quiz

Source: Dental Tribune

3D Diagnostix and SICAT bring you free surgical guides!

3D Diagnostix teams up with surgical guide provider SICAT to bring 10 free surgical guide to the first 10 new users. All you need to do is order a bite plate and scan your patient with it then order a SICAT treatment plan to get your free guide.

Read more for details and full press release.

CEREC 25th Anniversary Symposium – Poster Competition

Sirona will honor CAD/CAM studies and research submitted by university clinicians and dental practitioners. The awards will be presented in late August at the CEREC 25 anniversary event in Las Vegas. The submission deadline is July 15, 2010.

Read more for details and the full press release.

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