Imaging Sciences International to host Second International Congress on 3-D Dental Imaging

May 30, 2008
Dental specialists, cone beam experts, third party software companies to learn about latest advancements in 3-D dental technology, treatment planning, and patient care.

HATFIELD, Pennsylvania--Imaging Sciences International, a leader in advanced dental and maxillofacial radiography products, has announced it will host the Second International Congress on 3-D Dental Imaging.

The industry tradeshow is aimed for those using or interested in 3-D technology. The three-day event, to be held July 25-27 at the Hyatt Regency Resort, Spa and Casino in Lake Tahoe, Nev., is a comprehensive seminar for dentists to learn from leading technology experts how to optimize treatment planning and patient care using 3-D imaging and related software and products.

Attendees will also learn how to successfully transition a practice from 2-D to 3-D. Exhibiting and sponsoring companies will display the latest advancements in 3-D imaging technologies. These include the Next Generation i-CATÒ, a leader in Cone Beam 3-D dental imaging, and the Gendex GXCB-500 system powered by the i-CAT® technology.

The exhibits will also feature third-party software and applications for treatment planning and surgical procedures.

"Following the success of last year's First International Congress on 3-D Dental Imaging and the growing demand and interest in 3-D dental technology, Imaging Sciences is thrilled to bring this event back and give dentists the opportunity to connect with other clinicians and industry experts," said Bob Joyce, president of Imaging Sciences International. "More practitioners are recognizing that 3-D imaging can expand their practice and improve patient care and treatment planning in ways never before possible. This event will give participants the techniques and tools to immediately enhance their practice and improve the way they see and treat their patients."

The event will kick off with opening remarks from Dr. Kathleen Roth, the immediate past president of the American Dental Association, who will speak on the new face of dentistry and discuss where advances in technology are taking the industry.

Additional prominent speakers will highlight the latest advances in 3-D dental technology. They include:

* Dr. Richard Monahan,Department Head, Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences University of Illinois, Chicago
Radiation: Definition, application, control; Why we love 2-D Imaging; 3-D Digital Options: Advantages and Limitations

* Dr. Peter Moy, Director of Implant Dentistry, UCLA, Straumann Surgical Dental Center and Nobel Biocare Surgical Fellow Program.
The Changing Face of Implant Dentistry: Improvements in Imaging and Software Programs to Enhance Patient Care

* Dr. Scott Ganz, Assistant Editor, Implant Dentistry
CBCT -Crossing the Boundaries: Educational and Interdisciplinary Benefits

* Dr. David Hatcher, Associate Professor, University of California San Francisco, University of Pacific, ddi Imaging Center
Recognizing Pathology with 3-D Technology

* Dr. Ed Lin, Orthodontist
Practical experiences with the benefits of 3-D imaging for diagnostics and therapeutic patient care utilizing third party software

* Dr. Michael Pikos, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Ohio State University, University of Miami and Nova Southeastern University
Digitally Guided Bone Augmentation TM: A Three Dimensional Synergy of Interactive CT Planning/ Soft and Hard Tissue Grafting for Optimal Esthetic Zone Rehabilitation

* Dr. David Way, Board Certified Orthodontist
The Path to Excellence: The one appointment, comprehensive initial orthodontic examination and treatment presentation utilizing CBCT

*Dr. Brian Young, Clinical Director, Institute for Guided Implant Surgery
Predictable Implant Outcomes Using CBCT and a Nobel Guided Surgery System

* Art Curley, Attorney, Senior Trial Attorney, Bradley, Curley, Asiano, Barrabee & Gale, P.C.
Technology and Dental Law - 3-D Imaging, Informed Refusal and Standard of Care

This year's congress will also offer a technology session for office staff members to learn more about techniques using the i-CAT, such as 3-D function, patient positioning, scan options, i-CATVision software, preparing a scan for review, and output of data.

This separate session is designed specifically for staff members to learn about 3-D technology and how they can assist with the technology in the practice, and to give them an opportunity to participate in a hands-on workshop with the 3-D trainers.

Media are welcome to attend. If a member of the press is interested in attending, contact Kate Ritchie at Kate Ritchie or (610) 642-8253, ext. 162.

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