Hygiene
Colgate rolls out Colgate Professional Direct
September 17, 2020 -- Colgate has launched a new website that allows dental professionals to make Colgate product recommendations to patients and send products directly to their homes.
Bruush closes oversubscribed $6.5M series A round
September 14, 2020 -- Oral health e-commerce firm Bruush Oral Care has raised $6.5 million in series A funding.
Is a probiotic the key to better oral health?
September 11, 2020 -- Weissella cibaria strain CMU, a probiotic lactic acid bacterium, may improve gingival bleeding and reduce levels of periodontal germs linked to diabetes and other diseases, according to a study published on September 2 in BMC Oral Health.  Discuss
Zelira, SprinJene partner to launch cannabinoid-based oral care products
September 11, 2020 -- Medical cannabis company Zelira Therapeutics has partnered with dental care company SprinJene on a toothpaste product to be launched by the end of the year.
Oral-B iO toothbrush now available
August 21, 2020 -- Oral-B's iO rechargeable toothbrush is now available throughout the U.S. and also has the ADA's seal of approval.
Natural Dentist introduces 2 new products
August 21, 2020 -- Natural Dentist has introduced two new products: the Natural Dentist Healthy Gums antigingivitis toothpaste and EarthPicks plaque removers.
Colgate unveils new smart electric toothbrush
August 18, 2020 -- Colgate-Palmolive has released a new smart electric toothbrush called hum by Colgate.
Instafloss tops $1M in crowdfunding campaign
August 17, 2020 -- Instafloss has raised more than $1 million for its 10-second, multijet flosser thanks to the support of more than 8,235 backers on Kickstarter.
Candibell launches crowdfunding campaign for Truthbrush
August 6, 2020 -- Candibell has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for a device parents can use to track their children's toothbrushing habits.
ORL Labs introduces pocket breath sprays
August 4, 2020 -- ORL Labs has debuted new breath sprays that are designed to restore oral health and prevent cavities without the use of fluoride.
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
NYS Mandated Infection Control
September 24
Syracuse, New York United States
ACLS Training for Dentists and Staff
October 16
Denver, Colorado United States
ACLS Training for Dentists and Staff
November 13
Dallas, Texas United States