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Colgate-Palmolive to acquire Hello Products
January 24, 2020 -- Consumer products company Colgate-Palmolive announced on January 23 that it will acquire the oral care brand Hello Products.
Ivoclar updates formula of pit-and-fissure sealant
January 24, 2020 -- Ivoclar Vivadent has updated the formulation of its Helioseal F Plus pit-and-fissure sealant.
Shofu debuts self-adhesive flowable restorative
January 23, 2020 -- Materials and equipment company Shofu Dental has debuted FIT SA, a self-adhesive flowable restorative material.
Academy of Laser Dentistry debuts laser training program
January 22, 2020 -- The Academy of Laser Dentistry has unveiled a laser training program for dental service organizations.
DSOs: Comparing startups to those operating and successful
January 20, 2020 -- A startup dental service organization (DSO) has a risk in maintaining an adequate capitalization base in the short term -- and especially in the long term. Certified public accountant Bruce Bryen explains some of the hardships and concepts for curing the problems necessary for a startup DSO to become a successful DSO.  Discuss
Western Dental debuts clear aligners
January 20, 2020 -- Western Dental has launched its own brand of clear orthodontic aligners, ClearArc.
Colgate creates first-ever recyclable toothpaste tube
January 17, 2020 -- Colgate-Palmolive has created the first recyclable toothpaste tube, which is set to debut in the U.S. in 2020 under its brand Tom's of Maine. The company also plans to share the technology behind the new tube with its competitors.  Discuss
Elevate Oral Care, SelenBio enter distribution agreement
January 16, 2020 -- Elevate Oral Care and dental sealant company SelenBio have announced a distribution agreement in North America.
Voco launches temp cement with calcium hydroxide
January 15, 2020 -- Voco has released its Provicol QM Plus noneugenol temporary cement with calcium hydroxide.
ADA opens nominations for Dental Quality Alliance seats
January 15, 2020 -- The ADA is seeking nominations for two seats on its Dental Quality Alliance.