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Planmeca adds dental care unit to Compact line
October 29, 2019 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Planmeca has introduced Compact i3, the latest addition to its line of Compact dental care units. Read More
Oral-B's Genius X power toothbrush with AI now available
October 25, 2019 -- Procter & Gamble brand's Oral-B has launched its Genius X power toothbrush with an artificial intelligence (AI) feature that tracks the user's brushing habits and offers feedback on areas that need improvement. Read More
SmileDirectClub teams with Canadian pharmacy chain
October 25, 2019 -- SmileDirectClub has partnered with Shoppers Drug Mart in Canada to offer clear aligners at the retailers' locations. Read More
ADA supports drug take-back event
October 24, 2019 -- The ADA is taking an active role in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on October 26. The goal of the event is to safely dispose of unused prescription medications and raise awareness and action to the U.S. opioid public health crisis. Read More
Ex-Colgate researcher admits to stealing toothpaste recipes
October 23, 2019 -- A former research technician and scientist for Colgate-Palmolive has admitted to stealing proprietary toothpaste formulas so that he could make and sell oral care products under a business he created overseas. Read More
WhiteSmile launches LED whitening kit
October 23, 2019 -- WhiteSmile has launched a wireless, rechargeable, and water-resistant LED teeth-whitening kit. Read More
Teledentistry, SmileDirectClub stay in spotlight for good, bad
October 22, 2019 -- Fresh off its filing of a harassment lawsuit against the Dental Board of California, SmileDirectClub finds itself thrust in the news again with investigations into the way it markets it clear aligners and moves to further expand internationally. Read More
FDA grants 1st modified-risk claims for smokeless tobacco
October 22, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing authorization for the first time for eight smokeless tobacco products from Swedish Match USA under its modified risk tobacco product pathway. Read More
Mid-Atlantic Dental expands with new DSO acquisition
October 21, 2019 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Mid-Atlantic Dental Partners has acquired DentalOne Partners from Dental Investments in an all-cash deal. Read More
ADA takes stand against vaping
October 21, 2019 -- The ADA has issued a statement opposing the use of electronic cigarettes, or vaping nicotine, in light of the growing number of vaping-related injury reports that have emerged in recent months. Read More