ADA seeks volunteers for SNODENT standards review
January 27, 2015 -- The ADA is seeking volunteers for a committee to consider approval of its Systematized Nomenclature of Dentistry (SNODENT) as an American national standard, according to an ADA News story.
Internet Brands acquires Sesame Communications
January 27, 2015 -- Internet Brands has acquired Sesame Communications, a provider of cloud-based solutions for dental and orthodontic practices.
America's ToothFairy's Smile Drive to collect oral care products for at-risk kids
January 27, 2015 -- America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation (NCOHF) will launch its Smile Drive campaign to raise oral health awareness and collect toothbrushes and toothpaste for at-risk children in February, National Children's Dental Health Month.
CareCredit offers new certification program
January 26, 2015 -- CareCredit has introduced a new certification program.
AcceleDent wins 2 business awards
January 26, 2015 -- OrthoAccel Technologies announced that is AcceleDent orthodontic device has received the Good Design Awards Program and the Best in Biz awards.
FDA: Avoid off-label use of some bone graft substitutes in young patients
January 23, 2015 -- Clinicians should avoid routine off-label use of certain bone graft substitutes in patients younger than 18 years of age with bone disorders because of the risk for serious injury, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
AACD touts members' revenue and practice production
January 23, 2015 -- The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) announced that a 2013 survey of its members found that they typically see greater practice production from comprehensive cosmetic, functional, and restorative treatments, leading to higher earnings than stated in a recent ADA report.
Pulpdent's Embrace varnish now in 12-mL tubes
January 23, 2015 -- Pulpdent announced that its Embrace varnish, 5% sodium fluoride with CXP, is now available in 12-mL tubes.
APHA accepting nominations for dental health student awards
January 23, 2015 -- The Oral Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) is pleased to announce the student award categories for 2015 and open the call for nominations.
UB researchers develop device to find, destroy cancer cells
January 22, 2015 -- Researchers at the University at Buffalo (UB) are designing a new biomedical device that could make chemotherapy more efficient, reduce its side effects, and improve the treatment of oral and other cancers.