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CDC seeks applicants for Dental Public Health Residency Program
September 11, 2020 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Division of Oral Health is accepting applications for next year's Dental Public Health Residency Program.
2 questions we're asking about COVID-19 vaccinations and the dental practice
September 10, 2020 -- There's plenty of talk right now about a COVID-19 vaccine and its timing. What will that mean for dentists and team members? What will it mean for patients? Will it be required for either group? These are some of the questions we're digging into as cold and flu season is just around the corner.  Discuss
VHF unveils magnetic blank holder for S2, S5 machines
September 10, 2020 -- VHF has unveiled the QuickFrame magnetic blank holder, which is compatible with the company's S2 and S5 dental milling and grinding machines.
Fotona completes purchase from ARC Laser
September 10, 2020 -- Fotona has purchased laser systems and a photothermal therapy system from ARC Laser.
Mass. Dental Society honors 10 new dentists
September 10, 2020 -- The Massachusetts Dental Society has named 10 new dentists to its 2020 "10 Under Ten" list.
LightForce Orthodontics closes $14M series B round
September 10, 2020 -- LightForce Orthodontics has raised $14 million in series B funding to further develop its 3D-printed customizable bracket system.
Defragging the healthcare system and its impact on dentists
September 9, 2020 -- Dr. Marc Cooper believes the current healthcare system is deeply fragmented: Separations exist between providers, payors, patients, vendors, and suppliers. All of the pieces are seemingly floating around and carelessly connected. He offers some thoughts on what that means for dentistry now and in the future.  Discuss
ADA Practice Transitions announces national expansion in October
September 9, 2020 -- The ADA has announced that the ADA Practice Transitions program is expanding to serve dentists in all 50 states in the U.S.
Nobio's antibacterial composites get FDA nod
September 9, 2020 -- Nobio has received an additional 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Infinix antibacterial composites.
DTA, Lanmark360 offer videos that engage patients
September 9, 2020 -- The Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) and Lanmark360 have released more social media videos that help dentists better engage with patients.