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New electric toothbrush, UV sanitizer coming to market
March 31, 2020 -- Consumer electronics brand Bestek has introduced its M-Care electric toothbrush and ultraviolet (UV) sanitizer.
Neocis files for FDA clearance of edentulous splint
March 31, 2020 -- Neocis has filed a 510(k) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Yomi edentulous splint.
Calif. dentists can register to volunteer during pandemic
March 30, 2020 -- Dentists in California can help the state with its response to the COVID-19 pandemic by registering to volunteer at the Disaster Healthcare Volunteers website, according to the California Dental Association.
Forward Science makes hand sanitizer for hospitals
March 27, 2020 -- Medical technology company Forward Science has started making and distributing hand sanitizer to support hospital demand in Texas during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Henry Schein, SD Biosensor work on COVID-19 rapid test
March 26, 2020 -- Henry Schein is working to distribute a rapid blood test manufactured by SD Biosensor to help medical professionals diagnose the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Delta Dental foundation targets $5M for COVID-19 response
March 26, 2020 -- The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation is making $5 million available to organizations in its 15-state service area to expand care for populations at risk for COVID-19.
WDA donates PPE after Mission of Mercy cancellation
March 26, 2020 -- The Wisconsin Dental Association (WDA) has donated tens of thousands of pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) intended for a Mission of Mercy dental clinic to help medical professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak.
FDA OKs Align Technology's 5D imaging system
March 25, 2020 -- Align Technology has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its iTero Element 5D imaging system.
Delta Dental of Iowa launches relief programs
March 24, 2020 -- Delta Dental of Iowa and the Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation have unveiled two relief programs aimed at assisting dentists and nonprofits in Iowa who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nobel Biocare meeting postponed until 2021
March 23, 2020 -- Dental implant maker Nobel Biocare is postponing its 2020 global symposium until early 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.