Inflatable Hungarian operatories deflate costs
September 8, 2008 -- British newspapers were filled last week with reports of inflatable dental offices popping up around the U.K. Inside these operatories they found Hungarian dentists on a tour of the isles, offering consultations in an effort to encourage more people to travel to Hungary for dental procedures.
Featherstone named dean of UCSF School of Dentistry
September 8, 2008 -- John Featherstone, M.Sc., Ph.D., has been named dean of the School of Dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).
Zenith donates fluoride varnish to kids' foundation
September 8, 2008 -- Zenith Dental recently donated more than 56,000 units of ClearShield 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish to the National Children's Oral Health Foundation, the company announced.
Dentist charged with dumping waste
September 5, 2008 -- A Pennsylvania dentist has been charged with the Jersey Shore's most serious beach-dumping case in two decades.
Sikka grants software license to Great Expressions
September 5, 2008 -- Sikka Software announced that it has granted Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) a multiyear license to use its business optimization software.
Keystone Dental settles $2 million lawsuit with Nobel Biocare
September 4, 2008 -- Keystone Dental has settled a lawsuit with Nobel Biocare for $2 million, according to Nobel Biocare.
Dental office gets nod for eco-friendly design
September 4, 2008 -- The country's first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified dental office recently opened its doors in Portland, OR.
Detroit dentist's license suspended for fraud
September 2, 2008 -- The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) announced last week that it has suspended the license of Detroit dentist Lawrence Wendell Stewart, based on his conviction for Medicaid fraud.
Dental companies offer aid in wake of Gustav
September 2, 2008 -- Dental product and service providers are stepping up to provide assistance to dentists and their patients in the wake of Hurricane Gustav.
Federal employees now guaranteed dental coverage
August 29, 2008 -- The U.S. Office of Personnel Management has issued a final rule that ensures federal employees cannot be denied dental coverage because of a pre-existing condition, among other things.