Loma Linda Univ. to close off-campus hygiene program
December 2, 2016 -- The Loma Linda University School of Dentistry has announced the closing of its associate of science degree program in dental hygiene located in Palm Desert, CA.
South African implant firm opens U.S. operations
December 2, 2016 -- International dental implant company Southern Implants has announced the opening of its North American subsidiary.
Univ. of the Pacific gets $400K teledentistry grant
December 1, 2016 -- The University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has been awarded a $400,000 grant to support a teledentistry project benefiting people with developmental disabilities.
NIDCR awards NYU researcher $317K to evaluate caries programs
November 30, 2016 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded a New York University (NYU) professor a $317,000 grant to evaluate school-based caries prevention programs.
New product: Rodo Medical abutment system gets FDA clearance
November 30, 2016 -- Dental device company Rodo Medical has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Rodo abutment system.
VA to screen 600 patients after bur sterilization failure
November 29, 2016 -- Nearly 600 patients at a Wisconsin U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center will need to be screened for hepatitis and HIV after a dentist at the facility was found to have cleaned and reused burs in a violation of VA policy.
Giving Tuesday: 2 groups raise money for toothbrushes
November 29, 2016 -- SmileMakers and America's ToothFairy: National Children's Oral Health Foundation are raising money to buy toothbrushes for in-need children on Giving Tuesday, November 29.
Huron Capital adds new affiliates in Va.
November 29, 2016 -- Huron Capital Partners announced that its portfolio company, Spring & Sprout Dental Holdings, has added two affiliates in Virginia.
4 Ark. practices sold for $1.7M
November 29, 2016 -- A central Arkansas dental practice announced that it has sold four of its five locations for $1.7 million.
New product: Kerr launches new universal composite at GNYDM
November 28, 2016 -- Kerr has released a new universal composite at this week's Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM).