Obtura Spartan adds file to endodontic product line
March 30, 2015 -- Obtura Spartan Endodontics has expanded its endodontic product line with the addition of the new One Endo file.
Ariz. dentist introduces U.S. dental insurance bill
March 30, 2015 -- U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, DDS (R-AZ), has introduced the Dental Insurance Fairness Act of 2015, which, if passed, would coordinate dental benefits and allow consumers to use providers who are not in their network.
Health service corps taking scholarship applications
March 30, 2015 -- The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is accepting scholarship applications through May 7 for the 2015-2016 school year.
U.S. House passes CHIP funding bill
March 27, 2015 -- The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill on March 26 to continue funding the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), but it will be at least another two weeks before the Senate votes on the bill.
Oral health program coming to Ga. preschools
March 27, 2015 -- Brush, a literacy-based oral health education program, will be coming to Head Start programs in more than 40 Georgia counties.
Carestream launches guide to digital dentistry
March 27, 2015 -- Carestream Dental has launched a new app for the iPad, CS Digitalizer, that provides a step-by-step guide to building a customized digital practice.
Convergent unveils new handpiece and waveguide
March 26, 2015 -- Convergent Dental unveiled its new Ultraguide handpiece and a 15/400 hollow waveguide and automatic alignment system for its Solea laser at the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta.
DentalEZ introduces new filtration system
March 26, 2015 -- DentalEZ, has introduced its new RAMVAC Amalgam HoG, a filtration system designed to remove harmful waste in an environmentally responsible manner.
ADA Foundation accepting nominations for leadership program awards
March 25, 2015 -- The ADA Foundation is now accepting nominations for the Dr. David Whiston Leadership Program Awards, which support dentists who show the potential for leadership that will improve public oral health.
Developer of oral cancer testing system motivated by parents' disease
March 24, 2015 -- They say necessity is the mother of invention. But for Matthew H.J. Kim, founder and CEO of Vigilant Biosciences, the motivation for developing the OncAlert oral cancer testing system was seeing what his parents went through with the disease.