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Carestream Dental announces SureSmile certification
June 28, 2019 -- Carestream Dental announced that two of its imaging systems have been certified for use with Dentsply Sirona's SureSmile aligner system. Read More
Patterson reports higher dental sales in Q4, lower in 2019
June 28, 2019 -- Patterson Companies reported higher sales in its dental segment for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2019 but slightly lower sales for all of 2019. Read More
FDA data show over 100,000 implant injuries in 2018
June 27, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released new data that include approximately 117,200 reports of serious injuries associated with dental implants. The vast majority of these injuries were due to problems with osseointegration. Read More
Danaher names new spin-off dental company
June 27, 2019 -- Danaher has announced Envista Holdings as the name of its new spin-off dental business. Read More
DEA, energy company phone scams target dental practices
June 26, 2019 -- Has your practice received a phone call from a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent demanding payment? Has your energy company called requesting money and information? To raise awareness of these scams, the California Dental Association put together a guide to help your practice handle these situations. Read More
Vyne acquired by private equity firm
June 26, 2019 -- Security health information provider Vyne has been acquired by the Jordan Company, a private equity firm. Read More
Biopharma firm to buy Botox manufacturer for $63B
June 26, 2019 -- Biopharmaceutical company AbbVie has announced an agreement to acquire Allergan, a pharmaceutical company and a manufacturer of Botox. Read More
2 areas to watch as your practice grows
June 25, 2019 -- Have you looked at your stockroom and seen supplies piling up? Are all the overtime hours your team members file legitimate? Practice management consultant Teresa Duncan has been asked how to deal with these two issues often, and she shares some practical advice to help your practice grow. Read More
Study examines sexual harassment rates at dental meeting
June 21, 2019 -- One in five attendees at a major dental research conference experienced some form of sexual harassment at recent meetings, according to survey results presented at the 2019 International Association for Dental Research meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More