Ariz. governor signs dental therapist bill
May 17, 2018 -- Arizona has become the seventh state to allow dental therapists to practice.  Discuss
New product: Oral wellness diagnostic system launches
May 17, 2018 -- Diagnostic and monitoring products manufacturer Arkray USA has introduced a new oral wellness system for dentists and hygienists.  Discuss
Patterson Dental signs distribution deal with Solutionreach
May 17, 2018 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute and support Solutionreach's dental software products.  Discuss
JDR publishes issue on head and neck cancer
May 17, 2018 -- The Journal of Dental Research (JDR) has published a special issue on head and neck cancer.  Discuss
Darby completes SmartPractice dental division acquisition
May 17, 2018 -- Darby Dental Supply has completed its acquisition of the dental supply division of SmartPractice.  Discuss
New product: Sumitra launches fluoride-free toothpaste
May 16, 2018 -- Health supplement and consulting company Sumitra Remedies has launched Vedenta, a fluoride-free herbal toothpaste.  Discuss
Seattle collects $4M from sugary drink tax in Q1
May 10, 2018 -- Seattle has collected more than $4 million in first-quarter tax revenue from its sugary beverage tax, according to multiple published reports.  Discuss
Prisyna gets FDA OK for xerostomia products
May 9, 2018 -- Prisyna, the oral care division of biotech firm Synedgen, has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market its Moisyn product line for treating xerostomia.  Discuss
Orthodontic DSO adds 10 practices
May 8, 2018 -- Orthodontic dental support organization (DSO) Smile Doctors has acquired DN Orthodontics, which has 10 practices in Louisiana and Mississippi.  Discuss
Henry Schein reports higher dental sales, lower income in Q1
May 8, 2018 -- Henry Schein has reported higher dental sales but lower net income for its fiscal first quarter of 2018.  Discuss