U.S. dental spending hits historic high of $136B
February 4, 2020 -- U.S. dental spending reached an all-time high of $136 billion in 2018, representing 3.7% of total health spending in the country, according to a new report from the ADA Health Policy Institute.
New wave of phone scams target dentists in Calif.
February 4, 2020 -- A phone fraud scheme targeting dentists in California has resurfaced. The Dental Board of California is again warning dentists about a phone fraud scheme that involves callers posing as board members and demanding money.
Structo, Pro3dure partner on dental 3D printing
February 4, 2020 -- Dental 3D printing firms Structo and Pro3dure Medical announced that they will collaborate on expanding the range of dental 3D printing materials available to users of Structo's Velox 3D printer.
Premier unveils 4 dental products
February 4, 2020 -- Premier Dental has released a new barrier sleeve, an adhesive primer, and two cements, all of which it will display at the upcoming Chicago Dental Society 2020 Midwinter Meeting.
Henry Schein will open Nasdaq for Give Kids A Smile
February 4, 2020 -- Henry Schein said it will open the Nasdaq Stock Market on February 5 to celebrate the 18th annual Give Kids A Smile program.
Man threatens to shoot up dental office over dentures
February 3, 2020 -- A man in Florida was arrested after threatening to shoot up a dental office after staff wouldn't allow his sister to pick up his dentures, according to news reports.
Clon3D debuts intraoral scanner
January 31, 2020 -- Oral care solution provider Clon3D has launched its new Wow intraoral scanner in North America.
UCSF dental school gets $10M from alumnus
January 31, 2020 -- An alumnus of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Dentistry has donated $10 million, the largest gift in the school's history, to his alma mater.
Patterson Foundation awards $323K to nonprofits
January 31, 2020 -- The Patterson Foundation has awarded $323,000 in grants to 17 nonprofit organizations in the dental and animal health fields.
Seeking dentist, hygienist thought leaders at Chicago Midwinter
January 30, 2020 -- Are you heading to the 2020 Chicago Midwinter Meeting? If so, are you interested in earning some money while sharing your opinions on oral health? Dr. Sheri Doniger is seeking dentists and dental hygienists for a focus group about oral health during the upcoming meeting.