Business & Industry Sponsored by iTero
Roland DGA debuts attachment adapter for abutment kit
September 15, 2021 -- Roland DGA's DGShape Americas has unveiled a new Dental Smart Solutions (DESS) material attachment adapter for its AK-1 abutment kit designed to be used with the DWX-42W wet mill. Read More
USOSM announces new SC partner
September 15, 2021 -- Shared services organization U.S. Oral Surgery Management (USOSM) has partnered with Hilton Head Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of South Carolina. Read More
Orthodontist pleads guilty in ex-Ark. lawmaker bribery scheme
September 14, 2021 -- A well-known orthodontist pleaded guilty on September 13 in connection with a public corruption scheme involving a former state senator from Arkansas, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Arkansas. Read More
Survey illuminates why patients change dentists
September 14, 2021 -- has released survey results that illuminate why patients change dentists. The survey included 2,000 adults who were asked to rank issues that would prompt them to change dentists. Read More
CDC updates its infection prevention and control guidance
September 14, 2021 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its infection prevention and control guidance for healthcare settings during the COVID-19 pandemic, including its guidelines for dental practices. Read More
MyFace plans virtual fundraising race
September 14, 2021 -- Craniofacial organization myFace will hold a virtual kickoff celebration on Sunday, September 19, at 10 a.m. ET for its ninth annual Races for Faces. Read More
FDA clears Athlos Oy's intraoral x-ray imaging sensor
September 14, 2021 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Athlos Oy's DC-Air wireless intraoral x-ray imaging sensor. Read More
Park Dental Research acquires Orchestrate 3D
September 13, 2021 -- Park Dental Research has acquired Orchestrate 3D, a 3D printing company and dental orthodontic software manufacturer. Read More
ADA urges dentists to oppose dental in Medicare Part B
September 10, 2021 -- The ADA is encouraging dentists to contact U.S. lawmakers and voice their opposition to adding a dental benefit to Medicare Part B, according to an alert from the ADA's Legislative Action Center. The proposal to add oral healthcare to Medicare is part of the congressional budget bill currently being considered. Read More
Vaccine for caries? It's not science fiction, says NIDCR
September 10, 2021 -- A vaccine for caries could be possible under a new division tasked with using "crazy, bold ideas" to prevent and cure disease. Health leaders introduced the proposed U.S. agency at a September 9 meeting of the U.S. National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). Read More