Henry Schein acquires Brazilian dental supply distributor
February 5, 2016 -- Henry Schein has acquired a majority ownership of Dental Cremer, a Brazilian dental supplies and equipment distributor.
FDA announces action plan to combat opioid abuse
February 5, 2016 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an action plan to combat what it calls the "opioid abuse epidemic."
Henry Schein participates in 2016 GKAS Day
February 5, 2016 -- Henry Schein has joined with 26 of its supplier partners to participate in the 14th annual Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) Day.
Mo. to briefly expand Medicaid dental benefits
February 4, 2016 -- Missouri announced it would expand dental benefits to about 300,000 Medicaid recipients in January, but details are now emerging that the coverage will only likely last three months, from April until the end of June.
Pulpdent donates fluoride varnish for Guatemalan nonprofit
February 4, 2016 -- Pulpdent is donating the company's Embrace fluoride varnish to the nonprofit group Mil Milagros (A Thousand Miracles).
White House releases budget plan to curb opioid overdose
February 3, 2016 -- President Barack Obama announced on February 2 a two-pronged approach to address the "opioid overdose epidemic."
Athenex gets FDA OK for clinical trials of oral form of cancer drug
February 3, 2016 -- Athenex has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowance to proceed with clinical trials in patients of its oral form of the docetaxel anticancer drug, Oradoxel.
AMD Lasers upgrades Picasso dental lasers
February 3, 2016 -- AMD Lasers has released an update to its line of Picasso lasers, called the Picasso+.
Kolibree survey reveals kids' toothbrushing habits
February 3, 2016 -- More than half of surveyed parents admitted it was a struggle to get their children to brush their teeth, according to the results of a new survey sponsored by Kolibree.
February is National Children's Dental Health Month
February 3, 2016 -- February has been designated as National Children's Dental Health Month.