Hygiene
Hands on with the Philips Sonicare water flosser
October 14, 2021 -- LAS VEGAS - Philips is expanding its oral healthcare line with the introduction of the Philips Sonicare Power Flosser, which the company showcased at the ADA's SmileCon meeting. The flosser features an X-shaped nozzle design and a 90-second deep clean mode. Read More
Davids debuts whitening toothpaste with NASA technology
October 13, 2021 -- Davids Natural Toothpaste has launched a new whitening toothpaste for sensitive teeth that uses NASA-developed nanohydroxyapatite to help repair enamel. Read More
Caresfield to buy Chase Dental Supply
October 1, 2021 -- Caresfield, a manufacturer and distributor of healthcare consumable products, will acquire Chase Dental Supply. Read More
Baz Dental launches gumline cleaning tool
September 24, 2021 -- Baz Dental has launched Gumline Cleaner, a tool that helps patients remove plaque at the gumline using friction. Read More
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
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
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States