Global dental imaging market to grow to $2.6B by 2019
October 21, 2014 -- The global dental imaging market is expected to reach more than $2.6 billion by 2019 from $1.7 billion in 2014, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9.7% from 2014 to 2019, according to a new report issued by Markets and Markets.
Calif. accepting applications for state dental director position
October 21, 2014 -- The California Department of Public Health has posted the job description and application process for the state dental director, following the approval earlier this year of the position.
U.K. seizes huge haul of counterfeit dental equipment
October 20, 2014 -- More than 12,000 pieces of counterfeit dental equipment have been seized in the U.K. in the past six months, and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency is warning dentists about the danger of buying and using counterfeit and unapproved dental equipment.
Henry Schein invests in Japanese dental supply company
October 20, 2014 -- Henry Schein has entered the Japanese market with an investment in Iwase Dental Supply.
DentalEZ offers Facebook sweepstakes
October 20, 2014 -- DentalEZ Group has announced its #MyStarHandpiece Sweepstakes, which is open to all U.S. practicing licensed dentists and hygienists. Currently running on the DentalEZ Group Facebook page, winners of the #MyStarHandpiece sweepstakes have the option to choose between one of two grand prizes: a StarDental high-speed or hygiene handpiece, along with five years of free handpiece repair.
New report cites Ohio ER visits for dental care
October 16, 2014 -- In 2011, more than 84,000 Ohioans used a hospital's emergency room (ER) to receive treatment for dental pain and suffering, according to a new report from the Universal Health Care Action Network Ohio.
FDA approves expanded indications for Lymphoseek
October 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved expanded indications for Navidea Biopharmaceuticals' Lymphoseek radiopharmaceutical agent.
UT gets $375K grant for dental care for low-income families
October 16, 2014 -- The School of Dentistry at the University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at San Antonio has been awarded a five-year, $375,000 Access to Care Grant from Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children, the foundation of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
Coltene adds to endodontics product line
October 15, 2014 -- Coltene has added to its endodontics product line with the CanalPro apex locator.
New endodontics study examines sedation use and dental anxiety
October 15, 2014 -- Dental anxiety can be so extreme for some patients that a simple cotton swab on the gums makes them flinch, and other patients, fearful of pain, simply avoid seeing the dentist, according to the authors of a new study in the Journal of Endodontics on when and how to use sedatives during dental procedures.