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Guardian to provide $400K for dental care in 4 states
February 13, 2019 -- Guardian Life Insurance Company of America has granted $400,000 to Dental Lifeline Network to provide oral healthcare for in-need residents of Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
New product: GC America adds ceramic material shades
February 12, 2019 -- GC America has added 10 new shades for its Initial LiSi Press LT ceramic material.
New product: Microcopy debuts carbide bur
February 11, 2019 -- Microcopy has introduced the new NeoBurr 3302 carbide bur.
DSO Simply Beautiful Smiles sold to private equity firm
February 7, 2019 -- Dental service organization (DSO) Delaware Valley Management Holdings has been sold to private equity firm Sun Capital Partners. The DSO operates as Simply Beautiful Smiles.
New codes and fee assessments go hand in hand
February 5, 2019 -- Practice management consultant Teresa Duncan asks her clients an important question around the turn of the year: Have you re-evaluated the fees your office charges? If your office's lab and other fees have increased over the past year, then it's time to reconsider what you are charging patients.  Discuss
Wisc. tops U.S. dental health in new report
February 4, 2019 -- Which U.S. states have the most and fewest dentists per capita? Which have the best and worst overall dental health? A January 31 report from a personal finance website has the answers to those questions.  Discuss
Oral Health America suspends operations
February 4, 2019 -- Oral Health America (OHA) announced on its website that the organization is discontinuing operations indefinitely.
Zimmer Biomet reports lower dental sales in Q4, 2018
February 4, 2019 -- Zimmer Biomet has reported lower sales in its dental segment in the fourth quarter of 2018 and for the year.
Appeals court blocks San Francisco sugary drink warning
February 4, 2019 -- A U.S. appeals court has blocked a San Francisco law that would have required health warnings on sugary drinks.
CVS, Walgreens move into dental health space
February 4, 2019 -- Pharmacy giants CVS Health and Walgreens are making moves into the dental health space.