Carestream to host hands-on learning sessions at OrthoVoice
July 28, 2015 -- Carestream Dental is hosting hands-on learning sessions for its CS OrthoTrac practice management software and dental technology at the OrthoVoice conference in Las Vegas in September.
Court rules for dentists in Conn. teeth-whitening case
July 24, 2015 -- A U.S. appeals court has upheld a Connecticut law restricting nondentists from shining teeth-whitening lights on customers' teeth. The judges ruled that economic protectionism for favored interest groups is a legitimate use of government power.
New 3D scanner shortens denture-fitting time
July 23, 2015 -- A new 3D holographic scanner for intraoral modeling can reduce the time it takes to fit dentures, according to Israeli researchers.
MicroDental acquires Phoenix Dental Laboratory
July 13, 2015 -- Dental laboratory network MicroDental Laboratories has acquired Phoenix Dental Laboratory.
S4L launches donation promo to win Super Bowl trip
July 9, 2015 -- The Smile for a Lifetime Foundation (S4L) has launched a special promotion for donor contributors to have a chance to win a trip to the 2016 Super Bowl.
3M combines ESPE Dental and Unitek Orthodontics
July 8, 2015 -- 3M has announced that it will combine its 3M ESPE Dental and 3M Unitek Orthodontics units into a single, new division called 3M Oral Care.
Leaders in Dentistry: Dr. Robert Boyd
June 30, 2015 -- When Dr. Robert Boyd was in dental school, he wasn't thinking about becoming an orthodontist. Now, as the chair of the department of orthodontics at the University of Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, Dr. Boyd has long been one of the leaders in orthodontic research. In this video for the latest installment of our Leaders in Dentistry series, he talks about his career, research interests, and experience as a principal investigator for Invisalign.
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.
Implants improve quality of life for osteoporotic women
June 25, 2015 -- Implant restorations can significantly improve the quality of life of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis and tooth loss, according to a new study published in the International Journal of Dentistry.
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Mock Accreditation in Cosmetic Dentistry: Part II
September 11-13
Chicago, Illinois United States
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September 16-19
Alexandria, Virginia United States
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