Business & Industry
41% of Americans have medical or dental debt
July 5, 2022 -- Rising healthcare costs have been a concern for many Americans and can often lead to healthcare debt, whether patients are insured or not. A survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation reveals why patients accrue healthcare debt. Read More
Upcoming webinar reviews materials for night guards
July 5, 2022 -- A sponsored webinar on on July 14 will help dentists select the right night-guard material for their patients. Read More
Aspen Dental offers free dental care in Guatemala
July 5, 2022 -- More than 600 children received free dental care during a May visit to San Martín Jilotepeque, Guatemala, by 15 doctors and team members from the Aspen Dental network Read More
StarAligners launches Illumina
July 1, 2022 -- StarAligners recently launched Illumina, an orthodontic product that uses three wavelengths of light to help with clear aligner therapy. Read More
DTA reminds members of new California law
July 1, 2022 -- The Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) is reminding members of a legal amendment that went into effect July 1 requiring special labeling for certain premoistened nonwoven disposable wipes manufactured beginning on this date in California. Read More
Cellerant names 2022 Best of Class Hygiene Award winners
July 1, 2022 -- Cellerant Consulting Group has named its 2022 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award winners and will showcase the products at the Registered Dental Hygienist Under One Roof annual meeting, which will be held July 21-23 in Orlando. Read More
U.S. Oral Surgery Management adds California partnership
June 30, 2022 -- U.S. Oral Surgery Management (USOSM) has added George A. Maranon, DDS, MD, as a new practice partner in California. Read More
Delta Dental of Tenn. taps new president
June 30, 2022 -- Delta Dental of Tennessee has appointed Jeff Ballard as its new president. Read More
5 ways to make your practice more LGBTQ+ friendly
June 29, 2022 -- Healthcare utilization is lower among the LGBTQ+ community, but there are simple steps dental practices can take to make their practices welcoming for all patients, according to diversity and inclusion advocates Drs. Marita Inglehart and Scott Schwartz. Read More
Dental practice bans patients weighing more than 280 lb
June 29, 2022 -- A dental practice in the U.K. will no longer treat patients who weigh 127 kg (about 280 lb) or more to prevent them from damaging their expensive dental chairs again, according to recent news reports. Read More