KaVo Kerr combines brands
April 16, 2015 -- KaVo Kerr Group has combined and rebranded three of its five brands: Kerr, Kerr TotalCare, and Axis|SybronEndo
Rutgers adds LANAP, LAPIP to postgraduate program
April 15, 2015 -- Millennium Dental Technologies has joined the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, NJ, to add the LANAP and LAPIP protocols to its postgraduate periodontics program.
Company creates 'Terminator'-style 3D printing for dental structures
April 14, 2015 -- New 3D printing company Carbon3D has created a continuous printing technology inspired by a scene in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day." The 3D printer may be able to help dentists quickly print customized dental structures within minutes.
Straumann buys 100% of Neodent
April 14, 2015 -- Straumann has taken 100% ownership of Brazilian dental implant company Neodent.
Convergent, Darby Dental sign distribution deal
April 14, 2015 -- Convergent Dental announced it has entered a distribution partnership for its Solea dental laser with Darby Dental Supply.
Young Innovations launches custom manufacturing unit
April 10, 2015 -- Young Innovations has launched its new Bridge2 business unit, a single-source partner to create a range of restorative and preventive oral care products.
Dentistry must embrace evidence, not CDC report flaws
April 8, 2015 -- In this Second Opinion, Dr. Jason P. Hirsch looks at the recent data brief issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics on dental caries and sealant prevalence in children and adolescents. Dr. Hirsch passionately argues that the report's treatment conclusions are flawed and that dentists need to bring evidence-based dentistry into their practice.
Childhood caries education can save millions of dollars
April 3, 2015 -- New York state can save $50 million and improve young children's oral health by educating parents about early childhood caries, according to a new study with national and practice implications. This study also details the important role fluoridated water plays in caries prevention.
Hu-Friedy releases free implantology e-book
April 1, 2015 -- Hu-Friedy has released a free downloadable e-book on implant fundamentals.
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.
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