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Ex-NFL player announces oral brand partnership
January 8, 2020 -- Former NFL player Rob Gronkowski appeared on "The Kelly Clarkson Show" on January 7 to announce an exclusive partnership between teeth-whitening and oral care company Snow and clear-aligner brand Byte.
SmileDirectClub expands into Hong Kong
January 8, 2020 -- SmileDirectClub has brought its clear-aligner therapy to Hong Kong.
Neocis reaches implant milestone
January 8, 2020 -- Dental implant surgery company Neocis announced that its Yomi robotics system was used to place over 1,000 implants in 2019.
FasTeesH rolls out full-coverage automatic toothbrush
January 7, 2020 -- French dental company FasTeesH has released its Y-Brush full-coverage, autocleaning, electric toothbrush. The device can clean a full set of teeth in approximately 10 seconds, and it is ideal for children with disabilities and dependent people living at home, as well as for care facilities and retirement homes, according to the company.
Ormco upgrades software for Spark clear aligner
January 7, 2020 -- Orthodontic technology company Ormco has released a series of upgrades for its Spark clear-aligner Approver software.
SmileDirectClub, Walmart team up to sell new oral care line
January 6, 2020 -- Direct-to-consumer orthodontics company SmileDirectClub is disrupting the industry again, debuting a new, complete line of oral care products that will be sold exclusively at Walmart's more than 3,800 stores and on its website.  Discuss
Colgate debuts new smart toothbrush at CES 2020
January 6, 2020 -- Colgate-Palmolive introduced its new Plaqless Pro smart electric toothbrush at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Oral-B unveils new power toothbrush at CES 2020
January 6, 2020 -- Procter & Gamble (P&G) brand Oral-B unveiled its Oral-B iO power toothbrush on January 5 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
Sonendo raises $85M in equity capital
January 6, 2020 -- Endodontic technology developer Sonendo has raised $85 million in an equity financing round led by investment firm EW Healthcare Partners.
Pulpdent debuts new white dental filling material
January 3, 2020 -- Dental research and manufacturing company Pulpdent has unveiled a new white dental filling material that imitates the properties of natural teeth.