Restoratives & Cosmetics
LightForce appoints Roger George to board of directors
July 27, 2022 -- LightForce Orthodontics has appointed Roger George to the company's board of directors as of July 26. George previously served as senior vice president of global legal and regulatory affairs at Align Technology. Read More
AAO partners with NEDA for eating disorder resources
July 22, 2022 -- The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recently entered into a new partnership with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). Read More
Formlabs to host free 3D printing summit in the fall
July 20, 2022 -- 3D printing company Formlabs is hosting its annual user summit, a free virtual event that will include sessions about the potential of 3D printing, on October 26 and 27. Read More
Sage and SheepMedical partner to offer new aligners
July 14, 2022 -- Dental service organization Sage Dental has established a partnership with Japan's SheepMedical to launch a line of orthodontic aligners in the U.S. Read More
Smile Health now offering Brava Independent Movers
July 8, 2022 -- California-based Smile Health Orthodontics announced that it is now offering Brava Independent Movers (formerly known as Brius) to patients in Beverly Hills. Read More
Upcoming webinar reviews materials for night guards
July 5, 2022 -- A sponsored webinar on DrBicuspid.com on July 14 will help dentists select the right night-guard material for their patients. Read More
StarAligners launches Illumina
July 1, 2022 -- StarAligners recently launched Illumina, an orthodontic product that uses three wavelengths of light to help with clear aligner therapy. Read More
Spark, Mark Tuan team up for orthodontics contest
June 20, 2022 -- Spark Clear Aligners is partnering with Mark Tuan, a member of the K-pop band Got7, to host a contest that will give teens and adults a chance to win orthodontic treatment. Read More
KLOwen secures $10.5M
May 23, 2022 -- Orthodontics startup KLOwen has secured $10.5 million in financing, which it plans to use to further develop and support its Stride Custom Braces system. Read More
Private equity firm launches orthodontic OPO
May 23, 2022 -- Private equity firm BPOC announced the launch of the orthodontic partnership organization (OPO) Bond Orthodontic Partners. Read More
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.
Conferences
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California 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