30% of kids miss school due to oral health problems
August 22, 2016 -- About 30% of 6- to 12-year-old children in the U.S. miss school because of oral health problems, according to a new survey by Delta Dental.
i-CAT adds new CBCT line
August 22, 2016 -- i-CAT has introduced the FLX V-series of upgradable, dedicated 3D cone-beam CT (CBCT) systems.
Fund set up for families of plane crash victims
August 22, 2016 -- A fund has been set up to help the families of four dentists who died in an August 14 plane crash in Alabama. The dentists and their spouses were returning from a dental conference.
CareCredit gets 4 contract renewals
August 22, 2016 -- CareCredit has received multiyear agreement renewals with four large dental organizations.
Private equity firm acquires DSO Smile Brands
August 19, 2016 -- Private equity firm Gryphon Investors has acquired the dental service organization (DSO) Smile Brands.
Fla. teen dies after third-molar surgery
August 19, 2016 -- A 17-year-old Florida boy sustained brain damage and underwent cardiopulmonary arrest during the administration of anesthesia for surgery to remove his third molars, according to a medical examiner's report. He later died after being in a coma.
Brasseler launches VersaFlex polishers
August 18, 2016 -- Brasseler USA has launched the VersaFlex diamond-coated disposable polishing system.
ADAA, DANB accepting scholarship applications
August 18, 2016 -- The American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) and the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) are accepting applications for the 2016 ADAA/DANB Scholarship
Henry Schein offers hotline for La. flood relief
August 17, 2016 -- Henry Schein is offering its disaster relief hotline for customers affected by the flooding in Louisiana.
Interleukin Genetics reports increased Q2 revenues
August 17, 2016 -- Interleukin Genetics reported an increase in revenues and a slightly decreased overall loss for the second quarter of 2016.