DEXIS blog

Read up on the latest dental industry trends and news from DEXIS.

Staying up to date on the latest news and trends in digital dentistry can be challenging. Here you'll find articles to help you stay informed & up to date.

60 Years of Innovation

Long Story Short: 60 Years of Cone Beam Technology Innovation.
Celebrate our 60-year anniversary with us and explore our legacy of cone beam technology.

Apr 23, 2024


“The OP 3D LX offers all the powerful features practices know and trust from our OP 3D line, with the addition of new innovations that provide expanded flexibility, improved workflow efficiencies, and enhanced diagnostic confidence,” says Lori Clements, Vice President, Commercial, North America at DEXIS. “With the addition of OP 3D LX in their practice, doctors will be able to enhance their diagnosis, planning, and treatment offerings for a wide range of patients and diagnostic needs.”

Sep 15, 2023
Dentist using an intraoral scanner to capture a patient’s digital impression

How to Choose the Right Intraoral Scanner to Advance Your Dental Practice

Intraoral scanners have completely transformed modern dental practices in recent years. But while a practice might find the decision to purchase an intraoral scanner to be a straightforward one, the decision around which intraoral scanner to choose can feel considerably more complicated.

Sep 01, 2023

DEXIS™ Launches New DEXIS™ IS Intraoral Scanning Portfolio – Creating simpler paths to better outcomes for dentists globally

The launch of the DEXIS IS (Intraoral Scanner) portfolio, a full suite of intraoral solutions, marks an important milestone for DEXIS, which now offers and a full range of digital dental diagnostic systems that cover every stage of scanning. With a growing network of innovative software and award-winning scanners that seamlessly work together, DEXIS can now truly transform and simplify the day-to-day routine of dental practices everywhere.

Aug 28, 2023
Paatero Työssä

The invention of the first Orthopantomograph

Doctor of Dentistry Yrjö V. Paatero worked at the Department of Dentistry of the University of Helsinki, where he, after the War, was responsible for X-ray examinations and diagnostics. There was not enough time for the research work that Paatero longed for as the days were filled with routine work. X-ray film was placed inside the patient's mouth again and again, as several X-rays had to be taken to determine the condition of the entire dentition. “There must be a faster solution to this” Paatero said, and the seed of panoramic X-ray imaging had sprouted. However, the road to this was not simple.

Aug 14, 2023
Wired or Wireless intraoral scanner?

Wireless or Wired - Which Intraoral Scanner is Right for My Practice?

Choosing the right intraoral scanner for your dental practice can be a daunting task, especially when it comes to deciding between wireless and wired models. While wired intraoral scanners have been the industry standard for decades, wireless technology has improved considerably in recent years.

Jul 20, 2023
DEXIS™ IS 3800 - Press release

DEXIS™ IOS Solutions Expands its Portfolio and Ecosystem, Bringing New End-to-End Digital Workflows to Dental Practitioners

Quakertown, PA – DEXIS IOS Solutions is pleased to announce the expansion of its portfolio and ecosystem through new digital end-to-end workflows. The new and enhanced workflows are designed to align with the objective of DEXIS IOS Solutions to support dental practitioners in accelerating their workflow, resulting in increased productivity and improved patient experience.

Jun 15, 2023

Connecting the dots between intraoral scanning and 3D printing

3D printing technology has completely taken the dental industry by storm. From printing surgical guides to producing night guards, crowns, clear aligners, hybrid dentures, and smile design, 3D printing’s applications are rapidly expanding.

Jun 13, 2023
dentists planning

DEXIS Titanium: The clear choice for intraoral sensors

DEXIS™ Titanium digital intraoral sensors deliver clear, crisp images with improved tissue contrast and lower radiation dose, so you can make confident diagnoses. “It’s quick, easy, and efficient—you get the results the way you want them, and the patients’ comfort level offered by the DEXIS Titanium sensor is superior to any other sensor on the market.” - Mitchell Pasenkoff, DMD

May 03, 2023
Easing the Transition to 3D Imaging

Easing the Transition to 3D Imaging and Wider Treatment Offerings

As dental technology advances, a growing number of today’s dental practices are expanding beyond general dentistry. More doctors are looking to differentiate and grow their practice while meeting a wider range of patient needs in-house. In the process of doing so, they’re also discovering the vital role 3D imaging plays in opening new possibilities for diagnosis, treatment planning and positive patient outcomes.

May 03, 2023
Why Practices Should Consider Adding CBCT Systems

Why Practices Should Consider Adding CBCT Systems

One look at a 3D image captured by a CBCT (cone beam computed tomography) scan, and there’s no question the level and quality of detail far surpasses 2D. Despite the clear advantages, however, some practices still have hesitations about investing in a CBCT system — thinking it’s too complex with more imaging power than is needed. Maybe it’s time to think again.

Apr 24, 2023
AI Advantages

Leveraging the Advantages of AI in Today’s Dental Practice

There’s been substantial buzz around assisted intelligence (AI) in recent months, and its implications for efficiency and accuracy. Indeed, AI is now an ingrained part of our daily lives; consider how many times you ask Siri a question, command Alexa to play a song, or watch a suggested show on your favorite streaming channel — all enabled by AI.

Apr 12, 2023