Hygiene
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
Colgate unveils new smart electric toothbrush
August 18, 2020 -- Colgate-Palmolive has released a new smart electric toothbrush called hum by Colgate. Read More
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. 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
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California United States
Collaboration Cures 2022
September 15-18
Phoenix, Arizona United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States