Industry News

New Study Shows Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Dental Services

September 17, 2020

A new FAIR Health Study documents the significant drop in dental insurance claims at the beginning of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Zyris’ dental isolation systems now exclusively distributed by Henry Schein

September 14, 2020

Company to offer Zyris’ complete dental isolation system featuring Isolite 3, Isovac 2, Isodry, and full line of mouthpieces.

JustAir’s Advanced Face Mask System features wearable air purifier to protect users and those around them

September 11, 2020

Technology applies “clean room” principles to create a safe, breathable environment for the nose and mouth while filtering exhaled breath.

VOCO’s new CleanJoy a gentle, smooth, better-tasting prophy paste

September 10, 2020

Company introduces a prophy paste formulated to allow health care providers to offer their patients an improved and healthier cleaning experience.

Study says Lego-inspired bone and soft tissue repair with tiny 3D-printed bricks could someday help dental implants

September 08, 2020

Oregon Health & Science University research led by dentist, associate professor of biomedical engineering in the OHSU School of Medicine.

LAB DAY Chicago 2021 rescheduled for May

September 03, 2020

Additionally, a Virtual Fall 2020 dental laboratory event takes place in November.

XLDent Referral program designed to help dentists cut costs

September 03, 2020

Dental software solutions company offering reduced subscription fees for new customers, referring practices.

2021 Midwinter Meeting shifts to virtual format

August 28, 2020

156th Annual Chicago Dental Society meeting will take place Feb. 25-27 as a virtual event.

ErgoFinger wearable high volume suction device reduces physical stress as well as aerosol contamination

August 27, 2020

Disposable finger attached HVE tip designed to make working without an assistant easier and healthier.

ORAL-B iO rechargeable toothbrush now available nationwide

August 26, 2020

Oral-B iO introduces a new era in brushing that delivers a professional clean feeling at home.

PreXion announces imaging partners designed to take CBCT imaging to next level

August 26, 2020

No additional software is needed with the 3DDX integration that features built-in guided surgery.

MouthWatch named to Inc 5000 list of fastest growing private companies

August 20, 2020

MouthWatch Inc. has been included on Inc’s 5000 list, an annual list of the country’s fastest-growing private companies.

Planet DDS finalizes Apteryx acquisition

August 14, 2020

Planet DDS completes its acquisition of Apteryx Imaging Inc.

Sterisil introduces the MyCheck in-office water tester

August 13, 2020

Dental water compliance solution is a joint offering from Sterisil and Agenics Labs and will be available in the third quarter of 2020.

Speedy Cyber Rescue offers Cyber Security Employee Training for dental practices

August 13, 2020

Speedy Cyber Rescue takes on the burden of educating your dental practice employees about safe cyber behavior so that you can see more patients in a day.

New Oral-B Guide features Amazon Alexa Built-in Powers to truly connect bathroom

August 11, 2020

Sales of smart oral care solution with first voice-integrated toothbrush go live this week.

Midmark announces new operatory package and mechanical room programs

August 10, 2020

Company’s programs support newly recommended, post-COVID-19 safety measures for dental practices.

Vyne business evolves with dental business rebrand

August 05, 2020

Vyne Dental launches fully electronic platform for dental practices seeking revenue cycle success; featuring dental claims, attachments, and encrypted email.

Dentsply Sirona World 2020 moves to global virtual events

July 28, 2020

The annual live event, originally scheduled for October 1-3 in Las Vegas, Nevada, will be postponed to a later date.