Byte donates 3D labs to make masks, face shields, ventilator parts
March 31, 2020 -- Clear-aligner brand Byte has made its 3D specialty labs available to produce masks, face shields, and ventilator parts to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
New electric toothbrush, UV sanitizer coming to market
March 31, 2020 -- Consumer electronics brand Bestek has introduced its M-Care electric toothbrush and ultraviolet (UV) sanitizer.
Neocis files for FDA clearance of edentulous splint
March 31, 2020 -- Neocis has filed a 510(k) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Yomi edentulous splint.
Calif. dentists can register to volunteer during pandemic
March 30, 2020 -- Dentists in California can help the state with its response to the COVID-19 pandemic by registering to volunteer at the Disaster Healthcare Volunteers website, according to the California Dental Association.
'Game of Thrones' direwolf dies from mouth cancer
March 30, 2020 -- A "Game of Thrones" direwolf named Odin died on March 26 of complications due to mouth cancer, according to a Mashable report after Odin's family announced the death on Instagram. He was 10 years old.
Dominion National to cover teledentistry benefits
March 27, 2020 -- Dental insurer and benefits administrator Dominion National is covering benefits for teledentistry in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Forward Science makes hand sanitizer for hospitals
March 27, 2020 -- Medical technology company Forward Science has started making and distributing hand sanitizer to support hospital demand in Texas during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Henry Schein, SD Biosensor work on COVID-19 rapid test
March 26, 2020 -- Henry Schein is working to distribute a rapid blood test manufactured by SD Biosensor to help medical professionals diagnose the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Delta Dental foundation targets $5M for COVID-19 response
March 26, 2020 -- The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation is making $5 million available to organizations in its 15-state service area to expand care for populations at risk for COVID-19.
Ga. dentist creates 3D-printing template to help with mask shortage
March 26, 2020 -- Dentists and orthodontists throughout Georgia are banding together to make 3D-printed masks for doctors and nurses treating patients on the front lines of the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.