Mich. program offers dental care for volunteer service
July 22, 2014 -- The Care Free Dental Clinic in Lansing, MI, has created the Pay It Forward program designed to help individuals without dental insurance to get access to dental care and encourage volunteer community service.
Biolase to raise $12M in private placement of stock
July 21, 2014 -- Dental laser manufacturer Biolase has agreed to sell $12 million in unregistered shares of the company's common stock to institutional and individual investors in a private placement transaction.
Dynamic Dental acquires 5 practices
July 8, 2014 -- Dynamic Dental Partners Group, based in Palmetto, FL, announced that it has acquired five dental practices throughout the South during the second financial quarter of 2014.
Dental volunteers provide care for Third World kids
June 30, 2014 -- How about an exotic vacation such as hiking Mount Everest, going on an African safari, or exploring the temples of Angkor Wat? Volunteers for Global Dental Relief provide dental care for children in impoverished areas while also experiencing local cultures.
Kerr acquires Dux Dental
June 27, 2014 -- Kerr, a global manufacturer of dental products, announced today that it has acquired Dux Dental to further expand its product portfolio.
Pa. parents charged with neglecting child's teeth
June 26, 2014 -- The parents of a 6-year-old girl in Pennsylvania face criminal charges for neglecting to get dental care for the child, who had 14 abscessed teeth and a severe infection that could have put her life at risk.
Pa. dentist's license suspended for infection-control lapses
June 24, 2014 -- A Northumberland County dentist's license has been suspended after a joint investigation by Pennsylvania's departments of health and state revealed egregious lapses in infection-control procedures. Among other issues, the practice had not tested samples from autoclaved instruments in a year and had only one handpiece onsite.