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3Shape launches AI-based dental design service platform
April 8, 2021 -- 3Shape has launched 3Shape Automate, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based dental design service platform. Read More
How the Corporate Transparency Act affects DSOs
April 7, 2021 -- The U.S. Congress passed the Corporate Transparency Act on January 1. While the act was meant to highlight organizations that use shell companies for unlawful actions, it has ramifications for dental service organizations (DSOs) and affiliated dental practices, writes Dr. Michael W. Davis. Read More
Henry Schein One debuts imaging software for Dentrix
April 7, 2021 -- Henry Schein One has launched new imaging software that consolidates and simplifies image management within Dentrix system versions G7.3 and higher. Read More
Delta Dental of Calif. postpones fee reductions
April 7, 2021 -- Delta Dental of California has indefinitely postponed its proposed fee reductions that were scheduled to take effect on July 1 in the state, according to the California Dental Association. Read More
Researchers create safe space for children with autism
April 6, 2021 -- With vinyl chairs, disinfectant-scented air, unfamiliar lights, and high-pitched tools, a dental office can be overwhelming for children with autism. Researchers from the University of Southern California are working to make the environment more welcoming for these patients. Read More
ADA: Delta Dental is minimizing dentist anesthesiologists
April 6, 2021 -- Delta Dental's apparent ongoing refusal to credential dentist anesthesiologists has minimized the specialists' standing and unfairly kept their reimbursement levels below those of other anesthesiology-providing colleagues, according to a news story published on April 2 by ADA News. Read More
Forward Science unveils new professional use rinses
April 6, 2021 -- Forward Science has introduced its TheraStrom and OxiStom professional use rinses. Read More
Nexa3D releases large-format dental 3D printer
April 6, 2021 -- Nexa3D has launched a new dental lab 3D printer called NXD200. Read More
4 ways to show your appreciation for dental hygienists
April 5, 2021 -- Dental hygienists are the unsung heroes in dental offices across the U.S., so why not celebrate them during National Dental Hygienists Week? Victoria Martinec, RDH, shares some thoughtful and practical gift ideas to help you show your gratitude for the hygienists in your life. Read More
ADA lobbies for student loan reform
April 5, 2021 -- The ADA is urging the U.S. Department of Education to prioritize student loan reform and to simplify the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program application process. Read More