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Numbers show steep drop of dentists in solo practices
February 27, 2020 -- The hemorrhaging of dentists from solo practice to dental service/support organizations (DSOs) doesn't appear to be stopping anytime soon. The number of dentists in solo practices has declined by 11% in the past 10 years, according to a new report from the ADA Health Policy Institute.  Discuss
S-Ray debuts At Home digital impression system for clear aligners
February 27, 2020 -- S-Ray has introduced its new At Home ultrasound digital impression system, a smartphone-based, full-arch ultrasound device designed to provide 3D scans for the direct-to-consumer clear-aligner market.  Discuss
Blue Cross, Blue Shield debuts value-based plan in Mass.
February 27, 2020 -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts has partnered with 42 North Dental to expand its value-based payment model to dentistry.
ToothShower brings water flossing to the shower
February 27, 2020 -- ToothShower has launched the latest version of its shower-powered water flossing device, ToothShower 2.0.
Photos: Dental Excellence Awards presented to winners during Chicago Midwinter
February 26, 2020 -- presented the Dental Excellence Award trophies at the Chicago Dental Society's 2020 Midwinter Meeting. The annual awards recognize outstanding new products and services.  Discuss
Ultradent debuts diode laser adapter
February 26, 2020 -- Ultradent Products has launched its new photobiomodulation adapter for the Gemini 810 + 980 soft-tissue diode laser.
DenMat gets FDA clearance for clear aligners
February 24, 2020 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance to DenMat for the right to design, manufacture, and sell orthodontic clear aligners to dental professionals and laboratories.
Perrigo extends oral care position with new acquisition
February 24, 2020 -- Irish pharmaceutical company Perrigo plans to acquire the oral care assets of personal care consumer products firm High Ridge Brands.
KaVo unveils IXS intraoral x-ray sensor
February 24, 2020 -- KaVo Kerr released its KaVo IXS intraoral x-ray sensor at the recent 2020 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.
Cantel creates new HuFriedyGroup dental division
February 21, 2020 -- Cantel Medical has established the HuFriedyGroup to serve as the organization's dental division.