Restoratives & Cosmetics
Byte partners with California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce to expand access
September 15, 2020 -- Clear-aligner brand Byte has teamed up with the California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce on an initiative to expand access to teledentistry and remote teeth-straightening services.
LightForce Orthodontics closes $14M series B round
September 10, 2020 -- LightForce Orthodontics has raised $14 million in series B funding to further develop its 3D-printed customizable bracket system.
SmileDirectClub dumps plan to open $37M plant in Texas
September 7, 2020 -- SmileDirectClub has reportedly scrapped its plans to open a $37 million dental lab manufacturing plant in Kyle, TX.
Dr. Ryan Molis on the 'Zoom boom' of cosmetic dentistry
September 4, 2020 -- What effect are masks and Zoom having in the world of cosmetic dentistry? We sat down with Dr. Ryan Molis, one of the nation's top Invisalign providers, to talk about this question and more.  Discuss
Align debuts stickers for clear aligners
September 2, 2020 -- Align Technology has debuted sticker accessories, allowing patients to personalize their Invisalign clear aligners.
ProBiora Health to sponsor bike event benefiting oral health
August 24, 2020 -- Oral care probiotics company ProBiora Health is sponsoring a cross-country bike ride to benefit Smile For a Lifetime, a nonprofit organization that matches children who need orthodontic treatment with dental professionals willing to donate care.
Norris 20/26 bracket system unveiled
August 20, 2020 -- An orthodontist from San Antonio has partnered with DynaFlex to create the Norris 20/26 bracket system.
Georgia School of Orthodontics receives CODA approval to double class size
August 19, 2020 -- The Georgia School of Orthodontics has received approval to double its enrollment to enable the school to train more resident dentists in the specialty of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics at its two Atlanta campuses. With the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) approval, class size has increased from 18 orthodontic residents per class to 36 per class.
Ocasio-Cortez takes to Instagram to discuss dental costs, healthcare
August 18, 2020 -- Well-known Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez shared in a viral Instagram post that she is getting braces to help with her smile esthetics. What's one of the biggest reasons she's waited until now to straighten her smile? She can finally afford it. She talked in her post about the cost of dentistry and how dental healthcare is truly healthcare.  Discuss
Ormco offers Spark treatment planning webinar series
August 10, 2020 -- Ormco is offering a free, on-demand webinar series on its Spark clear aligners with Dr. Ivan Malagón.
Hot Topic
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.
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