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.
BAG better than alumina to selectively remove composite
April 14, 2014 -- Rotary instruments can damage enamel when it's time to remove a failing resin composite restoration -- but there's a better way. Researchers compared two air-abrasion powders to gauge their performance in selectively removing restorative material while leaving enamel unharmed.
Hawaii dentist closes office after patient lapses into coma
April 14, 2014 -- A Hawaii dentist has closed his office after a young patient lapsed into a coma while getting her third molars extracted in March.
Ritter adds 12 new independent dealers
April 3, 2014 -- Ritter Dental USA has added 12 new independent dealers.
Coltène launches Surgitip-endo aspirator tip for root canals
March 26, 2014 -- Coltène has introduced the new Surgitip-endo aspirator tips for root canals.
New device repairs bone damaged by cancer, periodontitis
March 24, 2014 -- A new device by Norwegian researchers can help rebuild the faces of patients who have been disfigured by mandibular cancer and help patients with loose teeth caused by periodontitis. The process uses artificial bone scaffolding that determines where new bone tissue will grow.
Komet's instrument packs available for military
March 21, 2014 -- Komet USA has developed sterile instrument packs specifically for U.S. veterans and members of the armed forces.
Hawaii woman in coma after third-molar extraction
March 20, 2014 -- A Hawaii woman is in a coma after getting her third molars extracted this week by a dentist on the Big Island.
Evident Dental Lab releases Evident Lite for small labs
March 11, 2014 -- Evident Dental Lab has released Evident Lite, a new lab management software for small dental laboratories.
Report: U.S. dental materials market to hit $1.5B by 2020
March 5, 2014 -- The U.S. dental materials market is expected to grow to nearly $1.5 billion by 2020, according to a new report from Research and Markets.
DDS Lab's OrthoVault stores patient study models online
February 26, 2014 -- DDS Lab has launched its OrthoVault service, which allows dentists to store their orthodontic patient study models securely online and access them at any time.
Biolase sues competitors for false advertising
February 24, 2014 -- Biolase has filed a false advertising lawsuit against two competitors.
A case of counterfeit dental materials
February 20, 2014 -- The federal case against a person convicted of counterfeiting dental materials highlights the need for dental practitioners to be aware that the materials you purchase might not be all that meets the eye.
Hu-Friedy, EMS sign distribution deal
February 20, 2014 -- CHICAGO - Hu-Friedy announced a strategic partnership with Switzerland-based Electro Medical Systems (EMS) at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
Hu-Friedy launches high-definition mirrors
February 20, 2014 -- Hu-Friedy has launched its new high-definition diagnostic mirrors, which provide an enhanced view of the intraoral cavity.
CAO Group files patent infringement complaint against Kerr
February 18, 2014 -- CAO Group filed an additional patent complaint against Kerr on February 7, 2014.
Ritter to show expanded handpiece line at Chicago Midwinter
February 11, 2014 -- Ritter Dental USA will introduce an expanded line of handpieces at the Chicago Midwinter Meeting, held February 20-22.
New distributor S-R Tek to sell dental products
February 11, 2014 -- S-R Tek, a new dental products distributor based in Delaware, will sell a line of small dental equipment, including high- and low-speed handpieces.
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