Global dental market to reach $55B in 2019 November 21, 2014 -- The global dental market is expected to grow to $55 billion by 2019, according to a new report from BCC Research. Led by advances in technologies such as imaging equipment, dental lasers, and CAD/CAM equipment, the dental equipment market is the fastest-growing segment of the industry.
ACA enrollment figure included dental plans November 21, 2014 -- The Obama administration said it incorrectly added 380,000 dental subscribers to its totals when it calculated the number of people with health coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).
NSK Dental receives ISO 13485 certification November 21, 2014 -- Dental equipment manufacturer NSK Dental announced that it has received International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485 certification for its North American distribution and repair services. This certification applies specifically to medical device manufacturers.
Lymphoseek earns EU marketing authorization November 20, 2014 -- Navidea Biopharmaceuticals announced that it has received marketing authorization in the European Union (EU) for its Lymphoseek 250-mcg kit for radiopharmaceutical preparation.
3D Systems expands dental printing options November 20, 2014 -- 3D Systems has expanded its ProJet 1200 suite with five new materials engineered specifically for the desktop printing capabilities of its microstereolithography 3D printer.
Ormco announces Forum 2015 lectures November 20, 2014 -- Ormco has announced more than 30 lectures and hands-on workshops that will be offered at Forum 2015 in Orlando, FL, held February 18-21, 2015.
Study: Triclosan presents risk of liver toxicity November 19, 2014 -- A new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found that, after long-term exposure, triclosan can cause liver fibrosis and cancer in laboratory mice through what the researchers called "molecular mechanisms that are also relevant in humans." However, the study authors emphasize that triclosan does have "health value" in certain toothpastes.