Survey finds U.S. monthly dental premiums vary widely
September 16, 2014 -- The average monthly dental insurance premium was $31.81 for adults buying standalone dental coverage on government exchanges in the U.S., but premiums differed widely among states, according to a survey by the website HealthPocket.com.
OHA, Trident expand Smiles Across America program
September 16, 2014 -- Oral Health America (OHA) and Trident are expanding the 10th anniversary celebration for the Smiles Across America (SAA) program by giving consumers a way to help provide dental care to underserved children.
Keystone Industries acquires Enamelite
September 16, 2014 -- Keystone Industries has acquired Enamelite, a company that specializes in products using nanotechnology to produce spray ceramics and powders for dental use.
Danaher to buy Nobel Biocare for $2.1B
September 15, 2014 -- Danaher has entered into a definitive transaction agreement to acquire dental implant maker Nobel Biocare Holding for approximately $2.14 billion.
ASTRO: Blood test could help tailor esophageal cancer treatment
September 15, 2014 -- A blood test may be beneficial in indicating neoadjuvant treatment regimens for patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma, according to research presented at this week's American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) annual meeting in San Francisco.
Okla. health centers get $3.5M from ACA
September 15, 2014 -- Sixteen Oklahoma health centers will be given $3.5 million in Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding to expand primary care services, including dental care.
CDA Cares plans Nov. free clinic
September 12, 2014 -- The California Dental Association (CDA) Foundation and the CDA are seeking dental professionals to volunteer for a CDA Cares free clinic in Pomono, CA, from November 21-23.
Liquidia forms new oral health company
September 11, 2014 -- Liquidia Technologies has formed a new pharmaceutical company, Lq3 Pharmaceuticals, dedicated to advancing novel therapies for oral health conditions.