Infinitt launches new dental PACS
July 17, 2008 -- Infinitt North America has introduced a dental picture archiving and communications system (PACS) that includes a viewing workstation and an acquisition gateway.
Aribex ships handheld x-ray system
July 17, 2008 -- Handheld x-ray developer Aribex has begun shipping its Nomad Pro digital x-ray system.
Washington dental board too soft on death cases?
July 16, 2008 -- A Seattle dentist who recently resigned from the Washington state dental board has questioned the consistency and thoroughness of its review process in three dental death cases.
Obama leads McCain in Florida smile poll
July 15, 2008 -- Sen. Barack Obama is outsmiling Republican opponent Sen. John McCain by more than two to one in Florida's first presidential smile poll.
Dental braces stop bullet, save life
July 14, 2008 -- A Michigan teenager who was critically injured in a recent gun fight appears to have been saved by his braces, according to an NBC news story.
Most-effective dental braces are the least attractive, survey finds
July 10, 2008 -- When it comes to the attractiveness of orthodontic braces, less metal is better, according to a survey published in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Aspirin instead of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis?
July 10, 2008 -- A new study by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Dentistry indicates that aspirin offers a potential alternative to bisphophonates currently being used in treating and preventing osteoporosis.
Guardian launches online cost-estimating tool
July 10, 2008 -- Guardian Life Insurance Company of America is offering the Cost Estimator tool to empower dental plan members to make better decisions to help improve their oral health and use their benefits more effectively.
Sirona Teneo optimizes workflow and communication
July 7, 2008 -- The new Teneo Treatment Center from Sirona Dental Systems integrates patient communications, optimized workflow, and implant and endondontic systems.
Fake dentist avoids prison after patient's death
July 7, 2008 -- An unlicensed Brooklyn dentist whose patient died after passing out at his office during a procedure was not given a jail sentence, according to a recent Daily News story.