Convergent secures $8M in funding
April 17, 2014 -- Convergent Dental has secured $8 million in an oversubscribed funding round led by Long River Ventures along with individual investors.
LED Dental signs SE distributors for VELscope
April 15, 2014 -- LED Dental has entered into a nonexclusive partnership with Atlanta Dental Supply Company and Nashville Dental for distribution of its VELscope Vx enhanced oral assessment system and product line within the Southeastern U.S. market.
Delta Dental of Iowa donates $5K to Habitat for Humanity
April 15, 2014 -- Delta Dental of Iowa has donated $5,000 to the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity affiliate as part of its corporate Giving Back and Bringing Smiles to Iowans program.
MDA warns of possible tax identity theft
April 14, 2014 -- The Michigan Dental Association (MDA) has received several calls from member dentists who say that when they submitted their federal taxes this year, they learned that their taxes had already been filed, most likely by an identity thief.
Kolibree offers preorders of connected electric toothbrush
April 11, 2014 -- Kolibree's smartphone-connected electric toothbrush is now available for preorder on crowd-funding platform Kickstarter.
Medical Protective offers digital edition of malpractice guide
April 10, 2014 -- Medical Protective has released a digital edition of its "Dental Malpractice 101 for Students & Residents" handbook.
Oasis Healthcare acquires Smiles Dental
April 8, 2014 -- Oasis Healthcare, a company that operates more than 205 dental practices in the U.K., has purchased Smiles Dental for an undisclosed sum.
Small Smiles owner to sell company
April 7, 2014 -- CSHM, which owns 54 Small Smiles dental clinics, has agreed to sell the chain after the company was recently excluded from participating in the Medicaid and Medicare programs by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Align Technology's patent case continues against ClearCorrect
April 7, 2014 -- Align Technology's ongoing patent case against ClearCorrect regarding dental aligners is continuing as both sides claimed victory following a recent decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Benco acquires Valley Dental Supply
April 4, 2014 -- Benco Dental will acquire Valley Dental Supply, Benco's fourth acquisition in the California market in three years.
Ritter adds 12 new independent dealers
April 3, 2014 -- Ritter Dental USA has added 12 new independent dealers.
Judge allows LED lights for teeth-whitening businesses in Conn.
April 1, 2014 -- A federal judge has ruled that teeth-whitening businesses in Connecticut can use LED lights that activate the peroxide used to whiten teeth, but customers must position them for themselves.
Straumann invests in S. Korean implant maker
April 1, 2014 -- Swiss dental implant maker Straumann has agreed to purchase convertible bonds from South Korean implant company MegaGen for $30 million, as part of its drive to expand in the Asia/Pacific region.
Delta Dental foundation gives $10K to Fla. MOM
March 28, 2014 -- The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation has given a $10,000 grant to the first-ever Florida Mission of Mercy, a program of the Florida Dental Association.
U-M to host free kids dental clinic in April
March 27, 2014 -- The University of Michigan (U-M) School of Dentistry will offer free treatment to 100 children on April 5.
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