ADA, FDC Virtual Connect Conference launches October 15
October 15, 2020 -- The Virtual Connect Conference of the ADA and Florida Dental Convention (FDC) launched on October 15 and runs through October 17.
GSO gives free braces to 4 kids in Ga.
October 14, 2020 -- The Georgia School of Orthodontics (GSO) has awarded four children in Atlanta with free orthodontic care through its Gift of a Smile program.
OrVance debuts campaign for nontraditional dental wax
October 14, 2020 -- OrVance has released a 30-second commercial intended to educate orthodontic patients about the deficiencies of traditional dental wax.
Dr. Rena D'Souza confirmed as NIDCR director
October 13, 2020 -- Dr. Rena D'Souza, PhD, has officially been appointed as director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) by Dr. Francis Collins, PhD, director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
ImmersiveTouch debuts VR surgical planning platform
October 13, 2020 -- Surgical planning software developer ImmersiveTouch has garnered U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its ImmersiveView Surgical Plan virtual reality (VR)-based digital surgery platform.
AAOMS announces new president
October 13, 2020 -- The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) has named Dr. B.D. Tiner as its new president.
Align offers 4-part digital excellence series
October 13, 2020 -- Align Technology is offering a free four-part webinar series on the benefits of a digital dental workflow.
New Mountain Capital acquires Benevis
October 13, 2020 -- New Mountain Capital has acquired the assets and operations of LT Smile Corp., including its subsidiary dental management company Benevis.
Egret unveils hypochlorous acid-generating device
October 12, 2020 -- Canadian-based company Egret has created a device with the same name to generate electrolyzed hypochlorous acid water as an alternative cleaning and disinfection solution.
'Smile Crew of California' launched to recruit dental assistants
October 12, 2020 -- The California Dental Association has launched a campaign to recruit dental assistants in the state.