Hygiene
Henry Schein restructures medical, dental businesses
September 15, 2021 -- Henry Schein has restructured its organization to consolidate the management of its dental and medical distribution businesses. Read More
Survey shows global snapshot of oral health
September 9, 2021 -- A new survey presents a global snapshot of oral health, revealing everything from which country has the best brushing habits to which reports the most dental issues. The findings were published in a report by oral healthcare company Sunstar on September 8. Read More
Quip raises $100M in growth funds
September 2, 2021 -- Oral health company Quip has raised $100 million from Cowen Sustainable Investments to further scale its existing consumer packaged goods business and develop new products. Read More
Royal Philips, Bento partner on membership plan
September 1, 2021 -- Royal Philips and Bento have partnered to enable dental practices, employers, and groups to sign up for membership plans that cover dental care and offer Philips oral care products. Read More
It ain't just sugar: 9 oral benefits of honey
August 24, 2021 -- Dr. Alvin Danenberg thought his dental colleagues were going to laugh him out of the profession when he suggested that raw honey could be used to brush teeth. Well, the research is clear: Honey ain't just sugar. Danenberg details the science behind the oral and overall health benefits of honey. Read More
Oclean unveils new water flosser
August 24, 2021 -- Oclean has introduced Oclean W10, a compact water flosser designed for use at home, at the office, or on a trip. Read More
New Sonoma dental products hit market
August 19, 2021 -- Sonoma Pharmaceuticals has launched two new products, one in the U.S. for professional care and one in Switzerland for both professional and consumer care, the company said. Read More
Philips launches new at-home whitening kit
August 11, 2021 -- Philips has launched Philips Zoom, a new at-home whitening product that includes custom-made trays. Read More
Henry Schein reports strong growth in global dental sales
August 4, 2021 -- Henry Schein reported strong growth in global dental sales for the second quarter of 2021, as the industry continues to recover from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
Philips launches new AI-guided brush
July 15, 2021 -- Philips has launched an artificial intelligence (AI)-guided power toothbrush, the Philips Sonicare 9900 Prestige. Read More
Hot Topic
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
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States