CDA dental clinic provides $2M in free care April 1, 2015 -- The California Dental Association (CDA) recently hosted a free, two-day dental clinic in Sacramento that provided $2 million in dental services to more than 2,000 people.
Convergent secures $9M in funding March 31, 2015 -- Convergent Dental, manufacturer of the Solea laser, announced that it has secured $9 million in a funding round led by existing investors and family offices.
Primotec joins materials certification program March 30, 2015 -- Primotec has joined the IdentAlloy/IdentCeram Council's certification program, which provides labs and dentists with free certification of the content of dental materials.
Digital x-ray is most common new technology in dental schools March 26, 2015 -- Digital radiography is the most common new technology in U.S. dental schools, while CAD/CAM denture fabrication and hard-tissue lasers were the least likely technologies to be taught in the schools, according to a new study in the Journal of Dental Education.
Convergent unveils new handpiece and waveguide March 26, 2015 -- Convergent Dental unveiled its new Ultraguide handpiece and a 15/400 hollow waveguide and automatic alignment system for its Solea laser at the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta.
Homebound elderly have poor oral health, want home-based care March 24, 2015 -- Homebound elderly adults have poor oral health and are interested in home-based dental care, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. The authors recommended that medical professionals should partner with the dental community to develop programs for these adults.
American Academy of Pediatrics calls fluoride study into question March 13, 2015 -- In this column, which originally ran on the website Ilikemyteeth.org, writers from the American Academy of Pediatrics' Campaign for Dental Health collected responses about a newly released study that linked fluoride in drinking water with hypothyroidism.