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6 DSO trends to watch as 2020 comes to a close
October 19, 2020 -- Dental service organizations (DSOs) have continued to evolve through the years, and that certainly includes what has happened in 2020. How did the COVID-19 business disruption affect DSOs, and what lies ahead for them as the days tick toward 2021? Dr. Anthony Stefanou gives his view and offers advice about what is happening and could happen in the DSO space.  Discuss
Carestream Dental announces new integration with exocad Smile Creator
October 19, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has added integration with exocad Smile Creator into the company's software portfolio. offers advice to Medicare patients
October 19, 2020 -- Dental savings plan website has developed a guide to help Medicare beneficiaries better understand how to access dental services.
Fresh announces custom-fit, fully automated flosser
October 19, 2020 -- Silicon Valley-based oral health company Fresh has announced the launch of its automated water flosser.
Polaroid, GoodDrs partner on Polaroid HealthCare
October 19, 2020 -- Polaroid has entered into an exclusive licensee agreement with GoodDrs USA to distribute devices that detect oral disease under the name Polaroid HealthCare.
Harvard to stop dental services permanently in 2020
October 16, 2020 -- Harvard University Health Services will close its dental service department permanently on December 31, 2020, according to a notice on the center's site.
DentalPost's Tonya Lanthier named to Female Founders 100 list
October 16, 2020 -- Inc. magazine has included DentalPost CEO Tonya Lanthier in its Female Founders 100 list honoring a group of 100 women who are building inspiring businesses in a variety of industries in the U.S.
Carestream Dental donates intraoral sensors to new Mercy Ship
October 16, 2020 -- Carestream Dental has donated six RVG 6200 intraoral sensors, as well as software and support, to outfit Mercy Ships' newest addition, Global Mercy.
Study shows 1% of dentists had COVID-19, indicating low risk in offices
October 15, 2020 -- The prevalence of COVID-19 among U.S. dentists is estimated to be approximately 1%, indicating that infection control measures likely are enough to cut exposure risk at practices, according to a study published on October 15 in the Journal of the American Dental Association.  Discuss
Hero Practice Services releases research on children's oral health
October 15, 2020 -- Hero Practice Services has published a research paper that addresses the issue of children's oral health and how this health can affect a child over the course of their life.