Business & Industry
Formlabs launches Formlabs Dental, new 3D printer
November 18, 2019 -- After making an impact in the dental lab space for a number of years, Formlabs has now launched a new dental business unit, Formlabs Dental. With the creation of the new business unit, Formlabs intends to make a splash in the growing 3D market for dental practices and the opportunities that are to come for the technology in the next decade.  Discuss
B&D Dental builds on zirconia patent portfolio
November 18, 2019 -- B&D Dental has increased its dental zirconia and coloring patent portfolio to eight with a recently issued patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
FDA clears Keystone's 3D printing dental resin
November 18, 2019 -- Keystone Industries has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its KeySplint Soft 3D printing resin for night guards and splints.
DentaQuest named top dental insurer in J.D. Power survey
November 18, 2019 -- For the fourth year in a row, DentaQuest has come out on top of J.D. Power's annual consumer survey of dental insurers.
P&G launches Tooth Fairy in a Box
November 15, 2019 -- Procter & Gamble (P&G) brands Oral-B and Crest have launched Tooth Fairy in a Box, which aims to help parents turn a visit from the fantasy sprite into better brushing habits for their children.
FDA: No evidence suggesting dental amalgam unsafe
November 14, 2019 -- Dental amalgam is safe for patients and clinicians, said scientists from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during a public meeting on November 13 that aimed to discuss the efforts being made to evaluate dental amalgam and metal-containing implants.
Delta Dental of Ariz. target of phishing attack
November 14, 2019 -- Delta Dental of Arizona has warned an undisclosed number of its members that their personal and medical data may have been breached due to a phishing attack this past July.
Ind. entities team for dental informatics program
November 14, 2019 -- Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Dentistry are collaborating to establish a dental informatics program.
GQ names Livfresh dental gel a top product for men
November 14, 2019 -- Livionex's dental gel line Livfresh landed a spot on GQ magazine's list of 41 Best Grooming Products for Men in 2019.
Dental assisting leadership comes together for future planning
November 13, 2019 -- CHICAGO - Leaders from dental assisting organizations gathered at the annual Dental Assisting Issues & Trends Summit on Tuesday to brainstorm and make collaborative plans on how to help dental assistants have better and more rewarding careers in 2020 and beyond.  Discuss