Patterson launches new e-service at Chicago Midwinter
February 26, 2015 -- Patterson Dental has launched a new e-service called AutoSDS to help dental practices manage safety data as required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This service debuted Thursday at the 2015 Chicago Midwinter Meeting.
Carestream debuts latest Logicon caries detector at Midwinter Meeting
February 26, 2015 -- CHICAGO - Carestream Dental has released the latest version of its Logicon caries detector, version 5.1, at the 2015 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
New literature review confirms Waterpik water flosser safety
February 26, 2015 -- Published studies confirm that Water Pik's water flosser is safe and effective, according to a new literature review in the Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry.
Henry Schein announces educational programs at Midwinter Meeting
February 26, 2015 -- CHICAGO - At this week's 2015 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, Henry Schein has announced upcoming educational programs to help oral health professionals build a total health practice and develop a multipractice model for optimizing practice efficiency across multiple sites.
Patterson, AADOM launch OHA giving campaign
February 26, 2015 -- Patterson Dental and the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) have launched a yearlong initiative to raise funds for Oral Health America (OHA) Smiles Across America (SAA) program.
Tooth fairy's generosity hits record high in 2014
February 26, 2015 -- The tooth fairy was feeling more generous than ever in 2014 by leaving an estimated $255 million for lost teeth. The average gift for a tooth hit a record high of $4.36 last year, which is up from $3.50 in 2013, according to Delta Dental's annual Original Tooth Fairy Poll.
ADHA institute will donate half its profits for scholarships, grants
February 26, 2015 -- The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) Institute for Oral Health will donate half of its profits from the past two years to scholarship and research grants throughout its 2015-2016 fiscal year.
U.S. Supreme Court rules against NC dental board in whitening case
February 25, 2015 -- The U.S. Supreme Court this afternoon announced a decision in the case of North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners v. Federal Trade Commission, ruling 6-3 that the dental board could be subject to antitrust claims.
Brasseler partners with Ivoclar Vivadent
February 25, 2015 -- Brasseler USA has partnered with Ivoclar Vivadent to innovate dental and laboratory procedural solutions.
Vigilant raises $5.5M in funding
February 25, 2015 -- Vigilant Biosciences has raised $5.5 million in Series B funding. The company intends to use the newly raised funds to get U.S. and European approval for its oral cancer device, the OncAlert oral cancer risk assessment system.