Mass. dentist cops to embezzling $1.2M
January 27, 2023 -- A dentist and bookkeeper at a dental practice pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud for his role in embezzling $1.2 million from his employer and defrauding a U.S. relief fund, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts. Read More
Dencap Dental Plans buys Golden State Dental
January 27, 2023 -- Michigan-based dental insurance plan provider Dencap Dental Plans purchased Golden State Dental for an undisclosed price. Read More
Patent suit between Sonendo's PIPStek, Biolase heats up
January 26, 2023 -- PIPStek, a subsidiary of Sonendo, developer of the GentleWave root canal disinfection system, filed a lawsuit against Biolase claiming that Biolase's laser violates two of its patents. Biolase calls the claims against its Waterlase laser "meritless." Read More
Admetec to launch camera, headlight for dental loupes
January 26, 2023 -- Admetec will launch the Flamingo, an integrated high-definition camera and headlight for dental loupes at the International Dental Show, which is occurring March 14-18, 2023, in Cologne, Germany. Read More
ADSO creates task force to tackle dental staff shortages
January 25, 2023 -- The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) has formed a new task force to address staffing shortages in dental offices. Read More
VideaHealth's dental AI imaging technology gets patent
January 25, 2023 -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent to VideaHealth for its dental artificial intelligence (AI) image recognition technology. Read More
USOSM taps new COO
January 24, 2023 -- U.S. Oral Surgery Management (USOSM) has named Alisa Ulrey as chief operations officer (COO). Read More
3Shape acquires LMS provider LabStar
January 24, 2023 -- 3D scanner and CAD/CAM software manufacturer 3Shape has acquired lab management software (LMS) provider LabStar. Read More
OrthoNu launches tool for braces and aligners
January 23, 2023 -- Orthodontic product company OrthoNu has launched a 4-in-1 tool for patients with braces or aligners. Read More
DSO Salt Dental Collective names new CEO
January 23, 2023 -- Specialty dental service organization (DSO) Salt Dental Collective has appointed Dylan Bates as its new CEO. Read More