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Dental Excellence Awards voting ends November 15
November 12, 2018 -- Time is running out to join hundreds of your colleagues in voting for the 2018 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. Voting ends on November 15, 2018.  Discuss
Bupivacaine liposome gets 2019 CDT code
November 12, 2018 -- The ADA has created a new Code on Dental Procedures and Nomenclature (CDT) for Exparel, a bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension from Pacira Pharmaceuticals.
3 states vote to expand Medicaid
November 9, 2018 -- Voters in three U.S. states elected to expand Medicaid benefits in the midterm election on November 6. The expansion will provide healthcare coverage to thousands of more people in Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah, but only beneficiaries in some states will gain access to dental benefits.  Discuss
Dentsply Sirona reports lower sales, income for Q3
November 9, 2018 -- Dentsply Sirona has reported lower net sales and net income for the fiscal third quarter of 2018.
U.S. voters decide on dental-related issues
November 7, 2018 -- U.S. citizens headed to the polls on November 6 to weigh in on a number of dental-related issues in the midterm election. Local and state ballot measures ranged from community water fluoridation to the future of soda taxes, and five dentists were elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.  Discuss
Young Innovations acquires U.K. dental product supplier
November 7, 2018 -- Dental supply manufacturer Young Innovations has acquired Astek Innovations.  Discuss
Henry Schein reports higher dental sales, lower income for Q3
November 6, 2018 -- Henry Schein has reported higher dental sales but lower net income for its fiscal third quarter of 2018.  Discuss
DSOs settle Indiana lawsuit for $5.1M
November 5, 2018 -- Dental support organizations (DSO) ImmediaDent and Samson Dental Partners have agreed to pay $5.1 million to settle a legal case with fraud allegations, according to a November 5 report.  Discuss
Less than 2 weeks to go in Dental Excellence Awards voting
November 2, 2018 -- It's your turn to join hundreds of your colleagues in voting for the DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. With tight races in many of the 11 categories, your vote matters.  Discuss
MouthWatch updates teledentistry system
November 1, 2018 -- Dental technology company MouthWatch has updated its TeleDent integrated teledentistry system.  Discuss