NIDCR awards NYU researcher $1.9M to study enamel
December 27, 2016 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded a New York University (NYU) researcher a $1.9 million, five-year grant to study calcium control in dental enamel.
Patterson extends agreement with American Dental Partners
December 22, 2016 -- Patterson Dental has extended its partnership with dental support organization American Dental Partners.
New dental hygienist bill to be introduced in Ga.
December 21, 2016 -- New legislation that would allow Georgia dental hygienists to provide preventive care in certain settings without the direct supervision of a dentist will be introduced in the state's General Assembly.
Review: Sugar studies are low-quality
December 20, 2016 -- The scientific studies used to create nutritional guidelines are not based on high-quality evidence, according to a new systematic review in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
DSOs gain endorsement from state legislators' caucus
December 20, 2016 -- The National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL) has adopted a 2017 policy resolution supporting dental service organizations (DSOs).
Pa. clinic patients contacted after infection-control failure
December 19, 2016 -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health has recommended that patients of a Reading, PA, dental clinic be tested for hepatitis and HIV after an investigation discovered that the clinic did not follow appropriate infection-control procedures.
Calif. clinic to close after new water line infection
December 19, 2016 -- A Southern California dental clinic has been ordered to close after bacteria was found in its newly installed water system, according to the Health Care Agency of Orange County.
New product: TJA Health launches mouthrinse
December 16, 2016 -- TJA Health has introduced a new remineralizing and whitening mouthrinse.
VA under scrutiny after sterilization failure
December 15, 2016 -- The Wisconsin U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center where nearly 600 patients were at risk for exposure to hepatitis and HIV is now facing congressional scrutiny.
Sonendo gets $35M in equity financing
December 13, 2016 -- Endodontic technology developer Sonendo has received $35 million in equity financing.