Hygiene
Kickstarter to offer toothbrush smart speaker system
November 7, 2019 -- Wavee, a three-speed, sonic-wave toothbrush combined with smart speaker technology, will soon be available through Kickstarter. Read More
Oral-B's Genius X power toothbrush with AI now available
October 25, 2019 -- Procter & Gamble brand's Oral-B has launched its Genius X power toothbrush with an artificial intelligence (AI) feature that tracks the user's brushing habits and offers feedback on areas that need improvement. Read More
Ex-Colgate researcher admits to stealing toothpaste recipes
October 23, 2019 -- A former research technician and scientist for Colgate-Palmolive has admitted to stealing proprietary toothpaste formulas so that he could make and sell oral care products under a business he created overseas. Read More
Colgate's Optic White fails to deeply whiten teeth, suit claims
October 18, 2019 -- A Nevada woman has filed a class-action suit against Colgate-Palmolive, claiming that Colgate's Optic White toothpaste is based on "false hope" because it fails to naturally, deeply whiten teeth as advertised. 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