Bovine membrane available for bone regeneration
October 7, 2008 -- RTI Biologics announced that its bovine pericardium membrane has been introduced into the dental market through its distributor, Zimmer Dental, under the trade name CopiOs.
VELscope sales better than expected
October 6, 2008 -- LED Dental says that sales of its recently introduced VELscope Vantage Oral Cancer are exceeding expectations and helped drive company revenues well above prior year levels for the May-September period.
Sun Life now covers oral cancer screening
October 6, 2008 -- The U.S. division of Sun Life Financial announced that its group insurance division has added oral cancer screening as a covered procedure on most new dental cases.
InChairTV adds advertising to entertainment network
October 6, 2008 -- InChairTV has introduced a new advertising network that uses personal video technology to deliver more than 45 minutes of uninterrupted programming to dental patients while they sit in the dentist's chair.
LSU dental school appoints new dean
October 6, 2008 -- Henry Gremillion, D.D.S., has been appointed the new dean of the Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Dentistry.
Florida dentist featured in Cosmo bachelor contest
October 6, 2008 -- Brett Zak, D.M.D., is Florida's finalist in Cosmopolitan magazine's annual Bachelor of the Year contest.
Michigan Dental Association sues to stop illegal practice
October 3, 2008 -- A Michigan man has been stopped from illegally practicing dentistry, following a lawsuit filed by the Michigan Dental Association.
Imtec launches Iluma Elite
October 3, 2008 -- Cone-beam CT developer Imtec has launched Iluma Elite, a new addition to the company's line of Iluma cone-beam CT scanners.
Court suspends intoxicated dentist's license
October 2, 2008 -- An Ohio dentist who was found drunk at his practice during a state inspection has lost his license.
Straumann announces new implant material
October 2, 2008 -- Straumann has invented a new material to replace titanium in implants, the company announced.