HATFIELD, Pennsylvania/DES PLAINES, Illlinois--The Third International Congress on 3-D Dental Imaging, sponsored by Imaging Sciences International and Gendex Dental Systems, held this year in Chicago garnered record attendance and dental media interest.
A variety of clinicians and professionals from dental specialties attended the sessions, taught by leaders experienced in practical applications of this technology that benefits patients and dental practices.
The two-day congress used lectures and discussions to allow for participation and interaction between participants and speakers. The hands-on experience of the speakers offered a glimpse into the advantages of this technology.
"I'm big on technology because the right technology can have a tremendous impact on your patients," said speaker Dr. John Flucke, who added that the 3-D phase of dentistry should allow the industry to achieve even higher standards of care.
Dr. Walter Chitwood also shared observations during his presentation, "Creating Better Communication with Technology."
"Staying aware of the latest innovations in our field by attending conferences such as this event--the 3-D Congress--taking CE classes, and reading dental journals are just a few ways that we can gain insight into groundbreaking technologies to better serve our patients," Dr. Chitwood said.
Affirming that continuing education is an important factor in 3-D technology, event moderator Dr. Scott D. Ganz explained that--as with any new technology--its standard of care needs to be defined.
"It's an ever-expanding learning experience," Dr. Ganz said.
Also in attendance was Chuck Ravetto, vice president of marketing for Imaging Sciences and Gendex. He noted that implementation of 3-D radiography is growing and dentists are eager to learn about its benefits and practical applications.
"We are proud to offer such a powerfully informative program that provides real-world clinical and practical advice," Ravetto said.
Imaging Sciences and Gendex also announced the upcoming Fourth International Congress on 3-D Dental Imaging June 25-26, 2010, in La Jolla, California.
ISI and Gendex's dedication to education is exemplified in their collaboration to deliver courses on 3-D imaging. Events include introductory webinars, interactive regional meetings, and local training sessions provided by dental professionals.
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