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CDC: Teen e-cigarette use rose sharply from 2017
November 16, 2018 -- The use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) by middle and high school students may be an epidemic, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More than 20% of high school students report using e-cigarettes on a regular basis, almost double the number from 2017.  Discuss
FDA proposes limits on e-cigarette sales to kids
November 16, 2018 -- Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and their flavor delivering systems, known as pods, will continue to be sold in U.S. stores but only in areas that are off-limits to minors, according to a November 15 directive from U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD.  Discuss
Owandy gets FDA clearance for 3D imaging system
November 16, 2018 -- Owandy Radiology has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its I-Max 3D wall-mounted, panoramic digital radiography unit.  Discuss
Robot-assisted surgery company hits sales milestone
November 15, 2018 -- Dental implant surgery company Neocis has announced the sale of its 20th robot-assisted surgical system.  Discuss
MetLife again tops list of large-group dental carriers
November 14, 2018 -- DrBicuspid.com brings you an updated list of the top five large-group dental carriers in the U.S. While it is no surprise that MetLife is the first company on the list, four of the five companies saw their total dental premiums drop from 2017 to 2018.  Discuss
New product: Plackers debuts apple-cinnamon flossers
November 14, 2018 -- Dental floss manufacturer Plackers has introduced limited-edition flavored flossers.
Heartland Dental adds 6 new practices
November 13, 2018 -- Heartland Dental said it has added six new practices in three U.S. states.
DSO Marquee Dental acquires 2 practices
November 13, 2018 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Marquee Dental has acquired two practices, one in Alabama and the other in Tennessee.
DentaQuest again tops J.D. Power's insurance survey
November 13, 2018 -- DentaQuest has once again topped J.D. Power's annual consumer survey of dental insurers.
Dental Excellence Award voting ends November 15
November 12, 2018 -- Time is running out to join hundreds of your colleagues in voting for the 2018 DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards. Voting ends on November 15, 2018.  Discuss