Business & Industry Sponsored by The ADA
New teledentistry association launches
May 1, 2018 -- A new association has launched that focuses on using teledentistry to increase access to care.  Discuss
Henry Schein invests in ortho software company
May 1, 2018 -- Henry Schein has signed an agreement to gain a 50% interest in Ortho Computer Systems.  Discuss
Private equity firm completes Heartland acquisition
May 1, 2018 -- Private equity firm KKR has completed its acquisition of majority ownership of Heartland Dental, the largest dental service organization in the U.S.  Discuss
Henry Schein to distribute AcceleDent Optima
May 1, 2018 -- OrthoAccel Technologies has signed a distribution agreement for its AcceleDent Optima orthodontic device in the U.S. with Henry Schein Orthodontics.  Discuss
Zimmer Biomet reports lower dental sales in Q1
May 1, 2018 -- Zimmer Biomet reported lower sales in its dental segment in the first quarter of 2018.
Leaders in Dentistry: Dr. Steven Daniel
April 30, 2018 -- Dr. Steven Daniel has combined serving his patients with professional leadership throughout his career. Currently serving as president of the American Academy of Periodontology, Dr. Daniel talked with about upcoming academy publications that will affect treatment of peri-implantitis and other periodontal diseases, plus the use of technology in a practice.  Discuss
New products: Align Technology adds 2 iTero scanners
April 27, 2018 -- Medical device company Align Technology has expanded its iTero line with two new digital scanners, the iTero Element 2 and the iTero Element Flex.  Discuss
Datum Dental, Dentsply Sirona partner on Ossix distribution
April 25, 2018 -- Biomaterial manufacturer and marketer Datum Dental has announced a distribution agreement for its Ossix line in the U.S. with Dentsply Sirona.  Discuss
FDA plans to stop e-cigarette sales to kids
April 24, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a four-part plan of enforcement and regulatory steps to stop U.S. youth from having access to and using e-cigarettes.
New product: Ultradent launches canal preparation solution
April 24, 2018 -- Ultradent Products has introduced a new root canal preparation solution.  Discuss