CDC releases infection-prevention app for dental offices
January 19, 2017 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new app to help dental facilities stay compliant with infection-prevention practices.
Deodorant company acquires Luster Premium White brand
January 17, 2017 -- Dentovations' oral care whitening brand Luster Premium White has been sold to deodorant company French Transit.
New product: Microcopy launches new articulation film
January 17, 2017 -- Microcopy has introduced a new articulation film.
3Shape software integrates with Ormco brackets
January 17, 2017 -- 3Shap has added Ormco's Damon System bracket library to its orthodontic software.
ADA brief: Dentist earnings stable, but unused capacity still high
January 12, 2017 -- Earnings for general dentists in the U.S. remained stable in 2015, but they appear unlikely to return to prerecession growth levels, according to a new research brief by the ADA's Health Policy Institute. In addition, general dentists reported being busier in 2015, but there is still significant unused capacity in the dental care system, the authors noted.
A-dec among most admired Ore. companies
January 12, 2017 -- Dental equipment company A-dec was named the seventh most admired company in Oregon based on a survey by the Portland Business Journal.
Portable sleep apnea device gets FDA clearance
January 11, 2017 -- Medical device company ResMed has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for its AirMini portable continuous positive airway pressure device.
OrthoAccel announces CEO resignation, $15M in financing
January 11, 2017 -- Medical device company OrthoAccel Technologies has announced that Michael K. Lowe will step down as CEO, and it has raised $15 million in new equity financing.
Brasseler wins $12M contract from U.S. military
January 11, 2017 -- Dental and surgical instrument manufacturer Brasseler USA has been awarded a contract worth up to $12 million to provide dental items to the U.S. military and federal civilian agencies, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
Texas chain to pay $8.45M to settle Medicaid fraud case
January 10, 2017 -- The U.S. Department of Justice announced an $8.45 million Medicaid fraud case settlement with a Texas dental company and its affiliated practices.