Biolase, Mekics collaborate on COVID-19 ventilators
April 9, 2020 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase is partnering with intensive care unit equipment manufacturer Mekics to manufacture and supply MTV-1000 portable ventilators through Biolase's facility in California.
AADOM offers complimentary membership
April 8, 2020 -- The American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM) is doing its part to help dental office staff during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Henry Schein offers COVID-19 online symposium
April 8, 2020 -- Henry Schein has unveiled the offerings for its April 9 virtual wellness symposium on dealing with the novel coronavirus and COVID-19.
Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation announces $1M emergency grant program
April 7, 2020 -- The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation has launched a $1 million emergency grant program to support access to healthcare in Illinois during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ADA recognizes 10 new dentists making a difference
April 7, 2020 -- The ADA has doled out its third annual 10 Under 10 Awards, recognizing 10 new dentists who have demonstrated excellence early in their careers, according to the association.
Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny deemed 'essential workers' in New Zealand
April 7, 2020 -- New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy are considered "essential workers" during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mo. orthodontist dies from COVID-19 complications
April 7, 2020 -- A 64-year-old orthodontist from Missouri died in the hospital on April 3 from COVID-19 complications, according to his obituary.
Delta Dental of Calif. postpones fee reductions
April 6, 2020 -- Delta Dental of California has postponed planned fee reductions until January 2021, California Dental Association President Dr. Richard Nagy said in a letter issued April 4.
BonaDent shifts from dental lab to face shield manufacturer
April 6, 2020 -- BonaDent Dental Laboratories has shifted operations from its dental products business to the production of face shields, according to a report published April 3 by Finger Lakes Times of Geneva, NY.
Md. dental professor honored for HIV/AIDS work
April 6, 2020 -- Valli Meeks, DDS, of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry has been awarded the 2020 William J. Gies Award for her decades-long efforts to provide oral health services to uninsured and underinsured people living with HIV/AIDS.