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The over-the-counter opioid epidemic?
February 8, 2018 -- Most of the attention about the opioid epidemic focuses on the abuse of prescription drugs, but pharmacist Tom Viola notes that over-the-counter products also can contribute to the issue. He details how a popular treatment for diarrhea may contribute to opioid abuse and also influence how you treat certain patients.  Discuss
Planmed updates Verity scanner
February 8, 2018 -- Planmed has updated its Verity cone-beam CT (CBCT) scanner.  Discuss
New product: Evidentiae debuts oral health assessment tool
February 8, 2018 -- Evidentiae Technologies has debuted Oral Health Score, its new online oral health assessment tool.  Discuss
New product: Water Pik launches portable water flosser
February 7, 2018 -- Water Pik has introduced a compact, portable version of its water flosser.
Leaders in Dentistry: Melissa Marquez, DentalOne Partners
February 6, 2018 -- Melissa Marquez began her career as a dental assistant before focusing on dentistry's business aspects. Her experience of working in private practice before becoming a senior vice president with DentalOne Partners, a dental service organization, makes her well-placed to discuss the challenges the profession faces in the latest installment of our Leaders in Dentistry series  Discuss
McLeod Health gets $2M for oral health training
February 6, 2018 -- The Duke Endowment has granted the McLeod Health Foundation $2 million to implement an integrated oral health delivery model.  Discuss
New product: Water Pik debuts whitening water flosser
February 6, 2018 -- Water Pik has introduced a water flosser that incorporates teeth-whitening tablets.  Discuss
Implantable sleep apnea system has 1st U.S. case
February 5, 2018 -- Medical technology company Respicardia announced the first commercial case of the company's sleep apnea system.
Delta Dental foundation gives $775K for Ariz. oral healthcare programs
February 5, 2018 -- The Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation has awarded nearly $775,000 in grants to more than 30 Arizona nonprofit organizations.  Discuss
New report ranks dental wellness in U.S. states
February 2, 2018 -- Which U.S. states have the best and the worst overall dental health? Which states have the lowest and highest concentrations of dentists? A February 1 report from a personal finance website has the answers to those questions and more.  Discuss