Hygiene
DenMat launches new desensitizing gel
January 15, 2021 -- DenMat has debuted Zen CP+, a desensitizing gel that alleviates tooth sensitivity and discomfort via nanosized calcium phosphate minerals delivered to the tooth surface.
Oral-B highlighs iO toothbrush at CES
January 12, 2021 -- Proctor & Gamble (P&G) said that its Oral-B brand is showcasing its iO toothbrush at this week's CES 2021 consumer electronics show.
Philips unveils Sonicare 9900 Prestige with SenseIQ technology
January 11, 2021 -- Philips has introduced Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige, the company's latest and most advanced edition of its flagship electric toothbrush.
P&G commits to lofty oral care goal by 2030
January 11, 2021 -- Procter & Gamble (P&G) Oral Care has created a new sustainability platform to support reducing environmental impact while achieving optimal oral health.
SmartMouth announces new CEO
January 5, 2021 -- SmartMouth Oral Health Laboratories has named James Scheetz as CEO. He replaces former chairman and CEO Andrew Burch, who recently died.
P&G commits to 2,021 acts of good in 2021
December 18, 2020 -- Procter & Gamble (P&G) said it will partake in 2,021 acts of good for 2021, starting with contributions of health, hygiene, and cleaning products; personal protective equipment; and financial support collectively worth tens of millions of dollars for COVID-19 relief efforts.
DenMat launches new site, patient subscription option
December 7, 2020 -- DenMat Holdings has launched OralProCare.com, a new website designed to provide consumers with access to at-home oral healthcare products.
SprinJene adds cannabinoid toothpaste
December 3, 2020 -- Natural oral care company SprinJene's hemp-derived cannabidiol toothpaste is set to become available for online sale on December 7.
P&G to launch its 1st recyclable toothpaste tubes
December 2, 2020 -- Procter & Gamble (P&G) will start making Crest, Blend-a-med, and Oral-B toothpaste tubes recyclable in January 2021.
What store-bought mouthwashes kill SARS-CoV-2 in half a minute?
November 24, 2020 -- Over-the-counter mouthwashes containing cetylpyridinium chloride or ethanol/ethyl lauroyl arginate killed SARS-CoV-2 within 30 seconds of exposure to the virus in lab tests, according to a study published on November 13 on the preprint server bioRxiv.  Discuss
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Study focuses on dental therapists' impact in Native Alaskan communities

In the first study to look at the long-term outcomes of communities served by dental therapists, researchers from the University of Washington have found that children in Alaska Native communities had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventive care than those in communities not receiving services from these practitioners. Read more.

Conferences
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
March 12-13
Atlanta, Georgia United States
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States