Business & Industry
U.S. study links extractions, surgeries to endocarditis
August 19, 2022 -- A notable link was found between invasive dental procedures, especially extractions and surgeries, and subsequent infective endocarditis in high-risk patients, according to a large U.S. study published on August 17 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Read More
Vyne names Roberts CEO
August 19, 2022 -- Vyne recently named Steve Roberts, who is currently president of Vyne Dental, as the company's CEO, effective immediately. Read More
Flossy raises $14.7 million in funding round
August 19, 2022 -- Flossy recently raised $14.7 million in series A funding that will be used to expand the company's services across the U.S. Read More
Henry Schein makes QuickBill Premium available
August 19, 2022 -- Henry Schein's Dentrix QuickBill Premium is now available for Dentrix practice management systems. Read More
Dentist loses AHL gig, more for reported spoof Juneteenth fete
August 19, 2022 -- An American Hockey League (AHL) team and a New York hospital have cut ties with a dentist accused of hosting a racist party that mocked Juneteenth, the federal holiday dedicated to the liberation of enslaved people, according to news reports. Read More
How AI is leading the way to better dental health
August 18, 2022 -- The dental industry is on the cusp of a revolution in patient care and the delivery of successful outcomes, driven by the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) in key clinical procedures like x-ray analysis and disease detection. VideaHealth Founder and CEO Florian Hillen explains why. Read More
Overjet gets nod in Canada for AI x-ray software
August 18, 2022 -- Dental artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Overjet has received a Medical Device Establishment License from Health Canada for its radiograph analysis and annotation software. Read More
Elevate Oral Care launches new dry mouth gel
August 18, 2022 -- Elevate Oral Care has launched Allday Dry Mouth Gel, a new addition to its patented oral moisturizing product line. Read More
Penn. clinicians call on dental teams to stop monkeypox spread
August 17, 2022 -- Considering the U.S. has declared the rise in monkeypox cases as a public health emergency, representatives at a Pennsylvania health network are urging healthcare professionals, including dental teams, to help stop the spread of the virus. Read More
Book Review: Ethically Challenged captures private equity intrusion
August 17, 2022 -- In her new book Ethically Challenged: Private Equity Storms US Health Care, Laura Katz Olsen presents a thorough investigation and analysis of private equity's involvement in the U.S. healthcare system, writes Dr. Michael W. Davis in this book review. Read More