Henry Schein, Viscardi Center launch oral health project
October 19, 2017 -- Henry Schein has partnered with disability rights nonprofit the Viscardi Center on a new coalition to raise awareness of and address the need for oral healthcare for people with disabilities.
Calif. dental board ups license renewal fees
October 12, 2017 -- The Dental Board of California has announced an increase in dental license renewal fees, effective October 19, 2017.  Discuss
New product: Nobel Biocare debuts arch system at AAOMS
October 12, 2017 -- Nobel Biocare has launched the Trefoil arch system at the Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 2017 annual meeting in San Francisco.  Discuss
Dimensional Dental partners with Brighter Dental
October 11, 2017 -- Dental support organization Dimensional Dental has announced an affiliation with Brighter Dental of New Jersey.  Discuss
ADA launches new credentialing service
October 10, 2017 -- The ADA and the Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare (CAQH) have launched a new credentialing service for all U.S. dentists.  Discuss
NIDCR names recipients of $1M per year long-term awards
October 9, 2017 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded four researchers approximately $1 million per year for projects focused on deepening understanding of dental, oral, and craniofacial diseases and conditions.  Discuss
New product: Prophy Magic adds disposable contra angles
October 6, 2017 -- Prophy Magic has introduced a new line of disposable contra angles for its Freestyle handpiece.  Discuss
Heartland Dental reaches 800 supported offices
October 6, 2017 -- Dental support organization (DSO) Heartland Dental has announced that it now supports 800 dental offices.  Discuss
NYU researcher awarded $3.7M to develop restorative materials
October 3, 2017 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research has awarded a New York University (NYU) researcher two grants totaling nearly $3.7 million to develop restorative dentistry materials that are strong and aesthetically pleasing.  Discuss
CHIP funding in question as deadline passes without vote
October 2, 2017 -- The September 30 deadline for the renewal of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) has passed with no action taken by U.S. legislators.