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Judge skeptical of dental clinic's COVID-19 coverage bid
April 16, 2021 -- A panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals appeared skeptical of an Iowa dental clinic's bid to force Cincinnati Insurance to pay its losses due to COVID-19 closure orders, according to Law360. Read More
Arfona partners with Dentulu, Impress3D
April 16, 2021 -- 3D-printed dentures company Arfona has partnered with Dentulu and Impress3D to provide patients with greater access to better and more affordable tooth replacement options. Read More
Medit introduces new i700 intraoral scanner
April 16, 2021 -- 3D imaging firm Medit has announced the release of its i700 intraoral scanner, which builds upon the success of the i500. Read More
Solmetex names new director
April 16, 2021 -- Solmetex said that Richard Andrew Campos has joined the organization as its director of international business development and sales. Read More
Maxillofacial surgery's dark past in Nazi Germany
April 15, 2021 -- About 60% of maxillofacial surgeons joined the Nazi Party during the Third Reich, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. More maxillofacial surgeons had ties to the National Socialist Party than other medical professionals. Read More
Second Opinion: Dentistry must correct fluoride myths
April 15, 2021 -- Dental professionals have a charge to combat misinformation about fluoride, writes Dr. Johnny Johnson Jr. In a Second Opinion piece, he details why a recent review is making waves and gives two actions dental professionals can take for fluoride advocacy. Read More
Delta Dental names new public affairs officer
April 15, 2021 -- The Delta Dental Plans Association said that healthcare executive Jason Daughn will serve as the company's chief public affairs officer. Read More
Kare Mobile extends giveaway contest
April 15, 2021 -- Kare Mobile has extended the deadline for its contest to give one minority dentist a $150,000 Ford Transit mobile dental office. Read More
Dominion National partners with SmileDirectClub
April 15, 2021 -- Dominion National announced it has partnered with SmileDirectClub to offer its members access to SmileDirectClub's orthodontic clear aligner program for teeth straightening. Read More
Dentists play crucial role in COVID-19 vaccine awareness
April 13, 2021 -- Dentists are well poised to discuss and advocate for COVID-19 vaccines, according to a study published on March 24 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. More than half of parents said a healthcare professional could influence their decision to allow a child to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Read More