Academy of Laser Dentistry debuts laser training program
January 22, 2020 -- The Academy of Laser Dentistry has unveiled a laser training program for dental service organizations.
Dentist accused of trying to pass off fake Picassos
January 22, 2020 -- A dentist in Germany will stand trial for allegedly trying to present 20 fake Picasso paintings to several auction houses as authenticated works.
Western Dental debuts clear aligners
January 20, 2020 -- Western Dental has launched its own brand of clear orthodontic aligners, ClearArc.
Mass. practice charged with Medicaid fraud scheme
January 16, 2020 -- Two dentists and an office manager from Massachusetts were arrested and indicted on January 16 for allegedly running a scheme to defraud MassHealth, the Massachusetts Medicaid program.
Elevate Oral Care, SelenBio enter distribution agreement
January 16, 2020 -- Elevate Oral Care and dental sealant company SelenBio have announced a distribution agreement in North America.
Voco launches temp cement with calcium hydroxide
January 15, 2020 -- Voco has released its Provicol QM Plus noneugenol temporary cement with calcium hydroxide.
Dental employee accused of swapping fentanyl for saline
January 15, 2020 -- A dental office employee in Ohio pleaded not guilty on January 10 to felony charges of stealing and tampering with drugs. She is accused of stealing fentanyl from the oral surgery center where she worked and refilling the vials with saline, according to news reports.
ADA opens nominations for Dental Quality Alliance seats
January 15, 2020 -- The ADA is seeking nominations for two seats on its Dental Quality Alliance.
Calif. dental worker arrested for forging prescriptions
January 14, 2020 -- A dental employee in California was arrested for allegedly forging prescriptions for muscle relaxants for personal use, according to news reports.
3Shape wins patent suit, Medit's scanner illegal in Germany
January 13, 2020 -- 3D scanner and CAD/CAM software manufacturer 3Shape has won a patent infringement lawsuit against Medit, making the use of the current version of its i500 intraoral scanner illegal in Germany.