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.
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.
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.
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.
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.