Top ADA executives leave organization May 5, 2008 -- The two top executives at the American Dental Association (ADA), executive director James Bramson, D.D.S., and chief operating officer Mary Logan, have left the Chicago society.
FDA approves new latex gloves April 29, 2008 -- Dentists whose gloves irritate their hands got some good news April 23 when the FDA approved gloves made from a new type of latex. Discuss
FDA requests comments on amalgam April 29, 2008 -- Attention mercury skeptics! It is open season on dentistry's oldest bogeyman as the FDA has opened a 90-day comment period on its classification of amalgam alloy, encapsulated amalgam alloy, and dental mercury. Discuss
Delta Dental Foundation funds mucositis research April 29, 2008 -- The Delta Dental Foundation has awarded a research grant of $22,958 to Beaumont Hospitals Research Institute in Royal Oak, MI, to study ways of reducing the severity of oral mucositis, a side effect of chemotherapy and radiation in patients with oral cancer. Discuss
Gold restorations fetch high prices April 29, 2008 -- Got some extra gold around the office? If you don't do gold restorations any more, it could be the time to cash in for a minivacation -- or at least a fancy outfit. Discuss
BioHorizons buys Implant Logic Systems April 18, 2008 -- BioHorizons Implant Systems, a manufacturer of dental implants, has completed its acquisition of Implant Logic Systems, which provides technology solutions for the dental implants market. Discuss