NJ dental school gets $11.7M to study opioid alternatives
October 11, 2019 -- Rutgers School of Dental Medicine has received an $11.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to research the combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen as alternatives to opioids.
Startup targets dental offices with comfort-focused care
October 11, 2019 -- The former CEO of SmileDirectClub has created a new startup that aims to "reinvent the dentist's office" by creating a more relaxed patient experience in a high-tech atmosphere.
VHF debuts new milling and grinding machine
October 11, 2019 -- Dental milling machine manufacturer VHF has launched its new Z4 milling and grinding machine.
SmileDirectClub to open Texas manufacturing plant
October 11, 2019 -- SmileDirectClub's manufacturing and distribution affiliate Access Dental Lab will open a dental lab manufacturing plant in Kyle, TX.
SmileDirectClub adds New Zealand locations
October 11, 2019 -- SmileDirectClub has opened three retail locations in New Zealand.
Wash. dentist charged after patient death in 2018
October 9, 2019 -- A Washington dentist has been charged with unprofessional conduct tied to the death of a patient in January 2018.
Kulzer unveils Delara prosthetic teeth line
October 9, 2019 -- Kulzer has introduced the Delara midpriced prosthetic teeth line, the latest addition to its prosthetic teeth portfolio.
Failure to sterilize instruments makes 2020 top healthcare hazards list
October 9, 2019 -- Sterile processing errors in medical/dental offices were listed as the third of 10 top healthcare technology hazards for 2020 in an October 7 release by the ECRI Institute.
Hello Products adds hemp seed oral care product line
October 9, 2019 -- Hello Products is growing its product lineup with a new hemp seed oil collection of oral care products that includes toothpaste, mouthwash, and floss.
Neocis installs robotic surgergy devices
October 9, 2019 -- The Boston University School of Dental Medicine has installed two surgical robotic devices from dental implant surgery company Neocis.