New product: Parkell launches gel desensitizer
May 10, 2017 -- Dental supply manufacturer Parkell has introduced a new dentin desensitizer.
Dentsply Sirona sees sales increase but income drop in Q1
May 10, 2017 -- Dentsply Sirona has reported higher net sales but a reduction in net income for the fiscal first quarter of 2017.
Henry Schein dental sales up in Q1
May 9, 2017 -- Henry Schein has reported higher net income and dental sales for its fiscal first quarter of 2017.
NIDCR awards LSU $2.5M to develop improved restorations
May 8, 2017 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded Louisiana State University (LSU) Health New Orleans School of Dentistry a five-year, $2.5 million grant to develop stronger, longer-lasting dental filling materials with antibacterial properties that inhibit biofilm formation.
AAE releases new patient video
May 8, 2017 -- The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) has released a new video for patients to mark Root Canal Awareness Week, May 7-13.
Trump signs budget bill to increase NIH, CDC funding
May 5, 2017 -- U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a new budget bill that will increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
New products: Brasseler adds titanium scalers, curettes
May 5, 2017 -- Dental and surgical instrument manufacturer Brasseler USA has added new titanium scalers and curettes to its ImplantPro line.
APHA accepts dental service award nominations
May 5, 2017 -- The Oral Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) is now accepting nominations for the 2017 John W. Knutson Distinguished Service Award in dental public health.
ADA, MD Anderson partner to prevent oral cancer
May 5, 2017 -- The ADA and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are partnering to develop programs that will increase oral cancer prevention and detection.
New products: Komet adds course-grit diamonds
May 4, 2017 -- Komet USA has added to its ZR Diamonds line with two new course-grit diamonds designed for gross contouring ceramic restorations, including zirconium dioxide.