MCNA Dental awarded Ark. Medicaid contract
July 17, 2017 -- MCNA Dental< has signed a contract with the Arkansas Department of Human Services to serve as a dental benefits manager for the state's Medicaid program and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Hawaii passes stricter dental sedation law
July 12, 2017 -- A new law requires the Hawaii State Board of Dental Examiners to perform onsite inspections prior to permitting dentists to perform general anesthesia, deep sedation, or moderate sedation.
NY county bill would require prosthetic origin disclosure
July 12, 2017 -- A new bill in New York would require dentists and dental manufacturers in Erie County to disclose the country of origin for all dental prosthetics placed in a patient's mouth.
New product: Skygen debuts credentialing service
July 12, 2017 -- Skygen USA has debuted an online tool for dentists and dental payors to reduce time on filling out credentialing forms.
Lighthouse 360 adds last-minute cancellation feature
July 12, 2017 -- Group has updated its Lighthouse 360 patient communication software with a new, free feature that automatically detects and fills last-minute dental appointment cancellations.
Water Pik's owners take stake in DSO
July 12, 2017 -- The private equity firm that owns Water Pik has acquired a controlling interest in a New England dental service organization (DSO).
New product: Kulzer launches 3D printer
July 10, 2017 -- Kulzer has launched a 3D printer for dental laboratories.
New store lets dentists sell skincare products through website
July 10, 2017 -- A company has created a portal for dentists, oral surgeons, and physicians to encourage their patients to purchase skincare products through the practitioner's own website.
Opioid analgesic Opana ER pulled from U.S. market
July 6, 2017 -- Endo Pharmaceuticals has announced it will voluntarily remove its opioid analgesic Opana ER from the U.S. market because of a risk for abuse.
Dentsply Sirona updates Cerec software
July 6, 2017 -- Dentsply Sirona has updated its Cerec software to version 4.5.