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3M debuts Brain Floss blog
February 5, 2020 -- 3M Oral Care Solutions has launched a new educational blog named Brain Floss, which is designed to provide news and information for dentists. Read More
Calif. bill aims to clamp down harder on teledentistry
February 4, 2020 -- California is taking a deeper stab at controlling companies that offer teledentistry services, such as clear-aligner company SmileDirectClub, by introducing a new bill that would require dentists to conduct in-person visits with patients before they receive any services remotely. Read More
Horses, helium, and hope: A dental equipment story you have to hear to believe
February 4, 2020 -- What happens when you drop a Valo Grand curing light from 100,000 feet in the air back to earth in a 10-year celebration? Let's just say it involves a few things that go wrong along the way that led to a story of disappointment, perseverance, and, ultimately, triumph. Kevin Henry talked with a team from Ultradent Products to get the story you have to hear to believe. Read More
U.S. dental spending hits historic high of $136B
February 4, 2020 -- U.S. dental spending reached an all-time high of $136 billion in 2018, representing 3.7% of total health spending in the country, according to a new report from the ADA Health Policy Institute. Read More
New wave of phone scams target dentists in Calif.
February 4, 2020 -- A phone fraud scheme targeting dentists in California has resurfaced. The Dental Board of California is again warning dentists about a phone fraud scheme that involves callers posing as board members and demanding money. Read More
Structo, Pro3dure partner on dental 3D printing
February 4, 2020 -- Dental 3D printing firms Structo and Pro3dure Medical announced that they will collaborate on expanding the range of dental 3D printing materials available to users of Structo's Velox 3D printer. Read More
Premier unveils 4 dental products
February 4, 2020 -- Premier Dental has released a new barrier sleeve, an adhesive primer, and two cements, all of which it will display at the upcoming Chicago Dental Society 2020 Midwinter Meeting. Read More
Henry Schein will open Nasdaq for Give Kids A Smile
February 4, 2020 -- Henry Schein said it will open the Nasdaq Stock Market on February 5 to celebrate the 18th annual Give Kids A Smile program. Read More
Clon3D debuts intraoral scanner
January 31, 2020 -- Oral care solution provider Clon3D has launched its new Wow intraoral scanner in North America. Read More
Patterson Foundation awards $323K to nonprofits
January 31, 2020 -- The Patterson Foundation has awarded $323,000 in grants to 17 nonprofit organizations in the dental and animal health fields. Read More