Dental EZ to discontinue J Family chairs by 2017
July 29, 2016 -- DentalEZ has announced it will phase out the J Family line of patient chairs.
U.S. bill to fight opioid epidemic becomes law
July 28, 2016 -- A U.S. bill that provides resources to battle the ongoing opioid epidemic was signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 22.
Advertising body backs Oral-B toothbrush claims
July 27, 2016 -- The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus has determined that Procter & Gamble's advertising claims about the superior clean of its Oral-B Pro 5000 and 70000 electric toothbrushes are supported by scientific evidence.
Delta Dental Foundation gives $225K to Mich. health department
July 27, 2016 -- The Delta Dental Foundation has awarded $225,000 to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.
Varian to spin off imaging components business
July 26, 2016 -- Varian Medical Systems has announced a plan to spin off the company's imaging components business.
Ariz. lifts CHIP enrollment freeze
July 25, 2016 -- Arizona has lifted its freeze on new enrollment in the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
J&J offloads Rembrandt to Ranir
July 25, 2016 -- Johnson & Johnson has sold the Rembrandt teeth-whitening brand to Ranir, a Michigan-based manufacturer of oral and personal healthcare products.
J&J enters orofacial 3D printing market
July 22, 2016 -- Johnson & Johnson has made a deal with Materialise, a Belgium-based 3D printing company, to enter the craniofacial implants market.
Dentrix now includes HIPAA-compliant messaging
July 22, 2016 -- Henry Schein's Dentrix practice management software has been updated to include HIPAA-compliant messaging.
ADA Foundation accepting applications for grants, scholarships
July 21, 2016 -- The ADA Foundation is accepting applications for grants for nonprofit organizations to provide underserved populations with access to care and dental homes.