Hygienist launches dental coding community program
July 21, 2017 -- Dental coding expert Patti DiGangi, RDH, has launched a community membership program focusing on Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT) issues.
Distributor deal to bring Structo 3D printers to U.S. market
July 20, 2017 -- Distributor Dental Axess has signed an agreement to bring Structo's dental 3D printers to the U.S. and other regions.
Colgate launches online research-career program
July 20, 2017 -- Colgate-Palmolive has launched an online program for dental educators looking to begin a research career.
Ore. tribes hire 1st dental therapist
July 19, 2017 -- The Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians (CTCLUSI) have become the first tribes in Oregon to hire a dental therapist.
Mass. adds new Delta Dental plan despite concern
July 19, 2017 -- The Massachusetts Division of Insurance has approved a new low-cost preferred provider organization (PPO) plan from Delta Dental of Massachusetts, despite concerns from the state's dental society.
Great Expressions expands in NJ
July 19, 2017 -- Great Expressions Dental Centers has affiliated with three New Jersey dental practices.
AAOF creates Bray research award
July 18, 2017 -- The American Association of Orthodontists Foundation (AAOF) has recognized Robert James Bray, DDS, by creating a biomedical research award in his name.
Water Pik to be acquired for $1B
July 17, 2017 -- Water Pik has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Church & Dwight, the maker of Arm & Hammer products, for approximately $1 billion in cash.
3Shape launches CAD software for labs
July 17, 2017 -- 3Shape has launched a new version of its CAD software for dental labs.
MCNA Dental awarded Ark. Medicaid contract
July 17, 2017 -- MCNA Dental< has signed a contract with the Arkansas Department of Human Services to serve as a dental benefits manager for the state's Medicaid program and the Children's Health Insurance Program.