Dental coalition asks to lift FSA contribution limit
May 27, 2016 -- The Organized Dentistry Coalition has asked the U.S. Congress to lift the limit on individual contributions to flexible spending accounts (FSA).
Mass. Senate approves funding for MLPs
May 27, 2016 -- The Massachusetts Senate has unanimously approved a budget amendment that would allow dentists to hire midlevel providers (MLPs) known as dental hygiene practitioners.
Philips raises $839M from Lighting spin-off
May 27, 2016 -- Dutch industrial conglomerate Royal Philips Electronics raised 750 million euros ($835 million) through the initial public offering of its Philips Lighting business, which has been spun off into a separate company.
OrthoAccel receives 3 new patents
May 26, 2016 -- OrthoAccel Technologies has received two new patents from the U.S. and one from China for its vibrating dental devices.
DSO buys 5 Ala. practices
May 26, 2016 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Marquee Dental Partners has continued its growth by acquiring more dental practices in Alabama.
Henry Schein continues support for kids' health campaign
May 25, 2016 -- Henry Schein is donating $40,000 to support the Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth (PLAY) campaign for the fourth consecutive year.
Shofu adds new line of resin composites
May 25, 2016 -- Materials and equipment company Shofu Dental has launched a new line of resin composites.
MetLife launches new dental coverage plan
May 25, 2016 -- MetLife has launched a new program that provides dental coverage to those ineligible for employer-sponsored plans.
DentalEZ renews Solmetex partnership
May 25, 2016 -- DentalEZ and Solmetex have renewed their partnership to distribute Solmetex's Hg5 line of amalgam separators.
New Boyd cabinet hides 'frightening' dental devices
May 24, 2016 -- Dental chair and cabinetry supplier Boyd Industries will launch its Concealed Delivery Unit at this year's American Association of Pediatric Dentistry meeting.