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Investment firm buys 80-practice DSO
June 15, 2018 -- Private investment firm Cressy & Company has completed a majority recapitalization to invest in and partner with dental support organization (DSO) Elite Dental Partners.  Discuss
IgniteDDS launches training program for young dentists
June 15, 2018 -- IgniteDDS has launched its new Fast Trak training program for young dentists.  Discuss
FDA launches water line safety page
June 14, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a new page on its website about dental unit water line safety.  Discuss
Chicago-area DSO adds 14 offices
June 13, 2018 -- The Chicagoland Smile Group dental support organization (DSO) has affiliated with Advanced Family Dental and Orthodontics, which has 14 offices in the Chicago area.  Discuss
New product: 3M expands zirconia shade portfolio
June 8, 2018 -- 3M has expanded the shade portfolio of the company's Lava esthetic fluorescent full-contour zirconia material.  Discuss
New product: Weave launches HIPAA-compliant chat tool
June 7, 2018 -- Communication tools company Weave has released a new chat tool for dental practices.  Discuss
Sheri's Solutions: Practice transitions and patients
June 6, 2018 -- When a small, private practice is sold to a group practice, adjustments are needed on all sides, writes Dr. Sheri Doniger in her latest Sheri's Solutions column. Dr. Doniger uses the example of time allotted to existing and new patients for appointments to illustrate the need for communication to ensure excellent patient care.  Discuss
New product: 3D Systems adds dental printer
June 6, 2018 -- 3D Systems has launched a new 3D printer for dental applications.  Discuss
New product: Brasseler launches titanium handpiece
June 5, 2018 -- Dental and surgical instrument manufacturer Brasseler USA has launched its new NLXK high-speed air titanium handpiece.  Discuss
Investment firm to acquire Keystone Dental
June 5, 2018 -- Investment firm Accelmed has entered into an agreement to buy Keystone Dental.