ADA brings back Hermey the Elf to promote oral care
December 13, 2019 -- The ADA has brought back the character of Hermey the Elf from the Christmas classic "Rudolf the Red-Nosed Reindeer" to promote oral care for good girls and boys during the current holiday season.
Uniform Teeth raises $10M to open more locations
December 13, 2019 -- Teeth-straightening startup Uniform Teeth received a $10 million investment boost from Canaan Partners on December 4, bringing its funding total to $14 million.
Ultradent adds restorative template system
December 12, 2019 -- Ultradent Products has added its new Uveneer Extra restorative template system to its line of products.
Woman swallows partial dentures eating holiday pie
December 12, 2019 -- A woman in Glasgow, U.K., accidentally swallowed her partial dentures while eating mince pie, but she is hopeful that she will have a new set of two front bottom teeth in time for Christmas.
Mich. raises bonuses to lure dentists to state facilities
December 12, 2019 -- The Michigan Civil Service Commission has doubled hiring bonuses to $10,000 to attract dentists to positions at state facilities, including prisons.
TeleDentists launches awareness campaign about dry mouth
December 11, 2019 -- Virtual care company TeleDentists has launched a professional educational awareness campaign designed to identify and diagnose xerostomia, more commonly known as dry mouth.
Bento adds HubSpot to customer list
December 11, 2019 -- Technology company Bento announced that marketing and sales technology firm HubSpot will be using its app-based platform to provide the firm's U.S. employees with dental benefits.
SICAT unveils new version of implant planning software
December 10, 2019 -- Software and hardware manufacturer SICAT has introduced version 2.0 of its implant planning software for CEREC guides.
Weave offers all-inclusive payment processing platform
December 9, 2019 -- Communication tools company Weave is now offering a full-scale payment processing platform as part of its communication software for dental practices.
Woman gets prison for stealing $625K from dental office
December 6, 2019 -- A woman who was the bookkeeper and receptionist at a dental office in Virginia was sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to stealing approximately $625,000 from the practice. Her husband also was involved in the theft and received probation, according to news reports.