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EEOC sues Pa. practice for hygienist age discrimination
June 19, 2019 -- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has sued a dental practice based in Harrisburg, PA, for violating the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. Read More
Direct-to-consumer teledentistry service launches
June 19, 2019 -- Virtual care company Teledentists has launched a direct-to-consumer teledentistry service. Read More
OperaVR adds practice facts feature
June 18, 2019 -- OperaVR has added a feature to its virtual reality (VR) application that shares interesting facts about the dental practice and team members. Read More
Align Technology, Straumann end distribution talks
June 14, 2019 -- Medical device company Align Technology and Straumann Group have terminated discussions regarding a possible development and distribution agreement. As a result, Straumann will pay Align Technology $16 million as part of a patent settlement agreement announced in March. Read More
Calif. dentist charged with 75 counts of billing fraud
June 13, 2019 -- A California dentist has been charged with insurance fraud for submitting reimbursement claims to private insurance companies for dental work that allegedly was never performed. The dentist submitted claims for nearly $600,000 covering 623 root canals in 75 patients, according to state authorities. Read More
New product: Align Technology launches intraoral scanner
June 13, 2019 -- Medical device company Align Technology has launched a new intraoral scanner. Read More
Product news: MacPractice releases updated software
June 13, 2019 -- Software development firm MacPractice has released the latest version of its practice management and clinical software for Apple devices. Read More
Product news: Insurance claim imaging system updated
June 12, 2019 -- Dental insights company P&R Dental Strategies has released a new version of its high-resolution digital imaging system designed to capture images of radiographs, photographs, and paper documents, increasing insurance claim imaging efficiency. Read More
DentalOne Partners teams with Forward Science
June 12, 2019 -- Dental service organization DentalOne Partners has announced a partnership with biotechnology company Forward Science to offer oral cancer screenings with its OralID product for patients. Read More
Young Innovations acquires infection-control manufacturer
June 11, 2019 -- Dental supply manufacturer Young Innovations has acquired Germiphene. Read More