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OSHA rule to protect healthcare workers now in effect
June 22, 2021 -- The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) emergency temporary standard that protects healthcare workers, including some dental practitioners, from occupational COVID-19 exposure is now in effect. Nonexempt employers have until July 6 to comply with most provisions. Read More
Production crew to film Benco Dental
June 22, 2021 -- The We Supply America Project will film a docuseries episode about Benco Dental on June 24. Read More
NC dental facility settles HIV discrimination claim
June 22, 2021 -- The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a claim with Night and Day Dental that stated a woman with HIV was discriminated against in violation of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Read More
Ormco debuts Damon Ultima braces lines
June 22, 2021 -- Ormco has unveiled its Damon Ultima system of passive, self-ligation braces. Read More
Rise in adverse events for TMJ implants prompts FDA update
June 21, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on June 17 released updated information about temporomandibular disorder and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) implants, including the number of reported adverse events and ways the agency is engaging with patients. Read More
Excocad unveils new partial-denture design software
June 21, 2021 -- Align Technology's Exocad has rolled out PartialCAD 3.0 Galway, a module for removable partial-denture frameworks. Read More
Aspen Dental hits milestone of 900 offices
June 21, 2021 -- With the debut of its newest practice in Mount Pocono, PA, Aspen Dental has hit the milestone of 900 offices opened. Read More
ADEA supports bill on students administering vaccines
June 18, 2021 -- The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) said it supports the introduction of a bill that would permanently allow qualified students to administer vaccines during federally declared public health emergencies. Read More
HRSA releases updated requirements for PRF payments
June 18, 2021 -- The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is releasing revised reporting requirements for those who received Provider Relief Fund (PRF) payments. Read More
Align donates $1M to Operation Smile
June 18, 2021 -- Align Technology announced that the Align Foundation has donated $1 million to Operation Smile in celebration of the company's 10 million Invisalign smiles milestone. Read More