CHIP not included in U.S. government funding bill
December 11, 2017 -- Funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) was not included in a stopgap resolution that keeps the U.S. government funded until December 22, 2017.  Discuss
New product: Planmeca debuts surgical implant guide
December 6, 2017 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has introduced a surgical implant guide.  Discuss
U.S. House resolution may provide stopgap CHIP funding
December 5, 2017 -- A U.S. House of Representatives resolution introduced on December 4 may provide short-term funding to keep both the U.S. government and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) operating.  Discuss
Patterson to distribute SprintRay 3D printing products
December 4, 2017 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute 3D printers, resins, and other products from SprintRay.  Discuss
Crosstex acquires Safe-Flo saliva ejectors
December 4, 2017 -- Crosstex has acquired the Safe-Flo saliva ejector line of products from RJC Products.  Discuss
Henry Schein debuts handpiece repair portal
December 1, 2017 -- Henry Schein has launched ProRepair, a new web portal to help facilitate the handpiece repair process.
DSO ClearChoice sold to private equity firm
November 28, 2017 -- The private equity firm behind dental support organization (DSO) ClearChoice Holdings has announced an agreement to sell the DSO to an affiliate of private equity firm Sun Capital Partners.  Discuss
New product: Roland DGA launches CAD/CAM package
November 27, 2017 -- Roland DGA has launched a new open-architecture CAD/CAM package.  Discuss
New product: Ultradent launches universal finishing system
November 22, 2017 -- Ultradent Products has introduced a new universal finishing system.  Discuss
Patterson reports lower dental sales in Q2
November 21, 2017 -- Patterson Companies reported lower sales in its dental segment for the second quarter of fiscal 2018.  Discuss