Philips asked to drop some ad claims
April 25, 2017 -- The National Advertising Division (NAD) of the Council of Better Business Bureaus is recommending that Philips Oral Healthcare drop some advertising claims about one of its Sonicare electric toothbrushes.
ADA settles antidiscrimination charges for $1.95M
April 24, 2017 -- The ADA has agreed to pay almost $2 million to settle two discrimination charges filed against the association.
New product: Komet adds crown cutter
April 24, 2017 -- Komet USA has introduced a new crown cutter to aid in removing adhesive-bonded, ceramic restorations.
3Shape gets additional FDA clearance for software
April 21, 2017 -- 3Shape has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) market clearance for additional aspects of its 3Shape Ortho System software.
FDA restricts use of codeine, tramadol for kids
April 20, 2017 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced new warnings on codeine and tramadol medications that restrict their use for children.
Sun Life to acquire new dental network
April 20, 2017 -- Sun Life Financial has entered into an agreement to acquire Premier Dental Group (PDG), a preferred provider organization dental network based in Minnesota.
ADA Foundation accepts applications for researcher award
April 20, 2017 -- The ADA Foundation, in partnership with Procter & Gamble, is accepting applications for the new ADA Foundation Crest and Oral-B Promising Researcher Award.
Gentle Dental adds practices in Boston area
April 20, 2017 -- Dental service organization Gentle Dental Partners has added Great Hill Dental Partners, which operates five multispecialty practices in the Boston area, as an affiliated brand.
New product: Komet launches composite polishers
April 18, 2017 -- Komet USA has launched its new Footsie composite polishers with thick ends that resemble feet.
3Shape gets exclusive integration with AO bracket system
April 18, 2017 -- 3Shape announced that its indirect bonding application now digitally integrates with American Orthodontics' (AO) bracket system.