Brooklyn dentist convicted of practicing without license
August 18, 2017 -- A man in New York City was sentenced to five months in prison plus five years of probation for practicing dentistry after losing his license.  Discuss
Straumann acquires ClearCorrect for $150M
August 17, 2017 -- Straumann Group has acquired clear aligner manufacturer ClearCorrect.  Discuss
New product: Clip Mirror debuts in U.S.
August 16, 2017 -- D.H. Essentials has introduced the dental hygiene Clip Mirror to the U.S. market.
Spear launches practice management program
August 15, 2017 -- Spear Education has launched its new practice management program.
Dentsply Sirona responds to SEC request
August 14, 2017 -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Division of Enforcement has filed a request for information with Dentsply Sirona.
Birner reports decreased Q2 revenue, earnings
August 14, 2017 -- Birner Dental Management Services reported a decrease in revenue and earnings for the second quarter of 2017.  Discuss
Patterson to distribute KaVo Kerr imaging products
August 10, 2017 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute imaging products from KaVo Kerr Group.
NIH grant funds genetic research on teeth placement
August 10, 2017 -- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has granted more than $1.7 million to a University of Utah researcher to identify how genetic mutations influence a protein pathway responsible for permanent tooth formation.
Calif. resumes RDA licensing
August 10, 2017 -- California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on August 7 that resumes licensing of registered dental assistants (RDAs) despite a continued suspension of the practical exam.
Dentsply Sirona reports $1B net loss, lower revenue in Q2
August 9, 2017 -- A one-time charge led Dentsply Sirona to report a $1.05 billion net loss for the fiscal second quarter of 2017, while revenue declined slightly.  Discuss