Understanding malpractice insurance: The claims process
June 29, 2015 -- While it's unfortunate, most dentists will be sued for malpractice during their career, according to Jennifer Gibson of MedPro. She explains the claims process, including how to evaluate your carrier, what constitutes malpractice, and what to expect if a lawsuit is filed.
What you should know about DSOs
June 29, 2015 -- Dental service organizations (DSOs) have been in the news lately, and many readers have questions about how they operate. In this column, Kevin Cain, PhD, of Georgia Regents University offers insight into the structure, ownership, and practices of these organizations.
Benco, Amann Girrbach announce distribution partnership
June 29, 2015 -- Benco Dental has announced a distribution partnership agreement with Amann Girrbach.
FDA clears DentiTrac system
June 26, 2015 -- Braebon Medical announced that the DentiTrac oral-appliance compliance system has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use with the SomnoDent oral device.
Md. coalition offers list of oral health books for kids
June 26, 2015 -- The Maryland Dental Action Coalition has released a list of 22 recommended children's books on oral health.
ACA challenge rejected by U.S. Supreme Court
June 25, 2015 -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) has survived another U.S. Supreme Court test, with a 6-3 vote on Thursday allowing the federal government's online health insurance exchange to continue.
Zimmer completes long-awaited Biomet acquisition
June 25, 2015 -- Zimmer Holdings has officially completed the $14 billion acquisition of Biomet following the receipt of U.S. Federal Trade Commission clearance.
ADHA announces award winners at Nashville meeting
June 25, 2015 -- The American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA) announced award winners in various categories at the organization's 2015 Annual Session, which was held June 17-23 in Nashville, TN.
Planmed gets FDA nod for MaxScan CBCT option
June 24, 2015 -- After receiving U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance in May, the MaxScan maxillofacial imaging option for Planmed's Verity conebeam CT (CBCT) scanner is now available.
Ace Dental integrates DoseSpot for e-prescribing
June 24, 2015 -- E-prescribing firm DoseSpot announced that dental software provider Ace Dental has successfully integrated the DoseSpot dental platform into its software.