Dental sleep medicine society announces award winners
July 1, 2016 -- The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine announced the winners of its research awards during the academy's annual meeting in Denver.
Brasseler introduces endodontic handpiece system
July 1, 2016 -- Brasseler USA has introduced an endodontic handpiece system known as EndoSync.
Mich. considers midlevel provider bill
July 1, 2016 -- Michigan has become the latest state to consider a bill to allow midlevel providers known as dental therapists.
New sedation guidelines emphasize patient safety
June 30, 2016 -- Do you provide sedation for your pediatric patients? If so, do you have the skills to rescue a child with apnea, laryngospasm, or airway obstruction? Two pediatric healthcare organizations have come together to offer new practice guidelines that may alter how you approach sedation of pediatric patients.
Center for Oral Health starts school-based program
June 30, 2016 -- The Center for Oral Health has joined insurers Liberty Dental Plan, Health Net, and Access Dental in a program to provide checkups and preventive treatments to Northern California school children.
Delta Dental Foundation offers community health grants
June 30, 2016 -- Applications are now being accepting for the Delta Dental Foundation 2016 Brighter Futures Community Grants program.
FDA approves new hepatitis C drug
June 29, 2016 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first pharmaceutical to treat all six major forms of chronic hepatitis C virus infection.
ADA debuts provider credentialing pilot program
June 29, 2016 -- The ADA and Wonderbox Technologies have launched a pilot program to test a free, centralized dental provider credentialing database and website.
SW Safety launches fully textured gloves
June 29, 2016 -- SW Safety Solutions has introduced new single-use gloves.
Restrictive covenants: The story of a young associate
June 28, 2016 -- Attorney Joseph D. Jordan discusses one of the most difficult legal issues in practice: restrictive covenants. In this "case report," a newly graduated associate signed a restrictive covenant agreement that she presumed was nonenforceable. This column will help you learn from her costly and long-lasting mistake.