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Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2018: Part 2
February 21, 2018 -- One highlight of the upcoming 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting is the vast exhibit hall with hundreds of companies showing thousands of products. To help you maximize your on the floor, we bring you the second part of our preview of new and recently introduced products to look for at the meeting.  Discuss
Apteryx to launch 3D imaging module at Chicago Midwinter
February 21, 2018 -- Apteryx will launch a new 3D imaging module for its XVWeb cloud dental imaging software at the 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting.  Discuss
Products to look for at Chicago Midwinter 2018: Part 1
February 20, 2018 -- A highlight of the upcoming 2018 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting will be the vast exhibit hall, where hundreds of companies will showcase their products. Here we bring you part one of our preview of new and recently introduced products to look for while you're walking through McCormick Place in Chicago.  Discuss
Henry Schein reports increased dental sales, overall loss in Q4
February 20, 2018 -- Henry Schein reported increased dental sales in the fourth quarter and all of 2017. However, the company posted an overall $8.5 million loss for the quarter.
FTC provides new details in case against distributors
February 16, 2018 -- On February 15, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released new details about its antitrust complaint against dentistry's three largest distributors. It also suggested nine actions it believes the companies should be required to take if they are found guilty of conspiracy.  Discuss
New products: Premier launches instrument line
February 15, 2018 -- Premier Dental Products has launched its new PremierAir line of hygiene and diagnostic instruments.  Discuss
Dentistry after dark? Floss Bar extends hygienist hours
February 14, 2018 -- A new start-up wants to expand dental office hours to nights and weekends. The company, called Floss Bar, allows patients to schedule an appointment with a hygienist during hours when dental offices typically aren't in use.  Discuss
FTC files antitrust complaint against Big 3 distributors
February 13, 2018 -- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed an antitrust complaint against Henry Schein, Patterson Companies, and Benco Dental. The complaint alleges conspiracy to not do business with buying groups representing small-group and solo practices.  Discuss
Zest Dental acquired by investment firm
February 9, 2018 -- Zest Dental Solutions has been acquired by an international investment firm.  Discuss
DSO acquires 6 Texas practices
February 9, 2018 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Jefferson Dental Care has acquired the Smile Center, a DSO with six practices in the San Antonio area.  Discuss