Business & Industry
DSO Dental Care Alliance would pay $3M in proposed settlement
August 5, 2022 -- A judge in Georgia signed off on a proposed agreement that calls for dental service organization (DSO) Dental Care Alliance (DCA) to pay $3 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from a 2020 cyberattack that affected about 1 million patients and employees. Read More
NIDCR interested in cannabinoid research
August 5, 2022 -- The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) recently issued a notice of special interest-promoting research on the therapeutic properties of minor cannabinoids and terpenes, including their potential use in treating oral, dental, and craniofacial diseases. Read More
DBAG acquires stake in Vhf Group
August 5, 2022 -- Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) recently acquired a stake in Vhf Group and will hold about one-fifth of the shares of Vhf Camfacture AG. Read More
Henry Schein opens hotline in response to Ky. floods
August 5, 2022 -- Henry Schein recently opened its customer assistance hotline for dentists and physicians who are experiencing operational, logistical, or financial issues as a result of damage caused by the recent Kentucky floods. Read More
Legal Case: Are you ready to perform sedation dentistry?
August 4, 2022 -- "Dr. E," a general dentist in practice for more than 30 years, took advantage of her state's sedation dentistry laws by attending a weekend course on dental sedation management. Not long after, a patient died in her practice, followed by a demand for settlement. Dr. Marc Leffler, Esq., breaks down the case. Read More
National Dentex Labs appoints Bob Joyce as CEO
August 4, 2022 -- National Dentex Labs announced that Bob Joyce has joined the company as chief executive officer and as a member of the board of directors. Read More
Federal report calls for additional support for dental therapy
August 4, 2022 -- A new federal report calls for additional funding and support to grow dental therapy and improve accessibility to oral healthcare. Read More
Beutner launches autoimmune blistering disease test
August 3, 2022 -- KSL Beutner Laboratories (Beutner) has launched a blood test to detect an antigen linked with the autoimmune blistering disease mucous membrane pemphigoid, which often causes painful lesions in the oral cavity. Read More
Henry Schein reports rise in income, sales in Q2
August 3, 2022 -- Henry Schein reported an increase in income and sales in the second quarter of 2022. Read More
Henry Schein promotes several executives
August 2, 2022 -- Henry Schein has named Mark Hillebrandt as its vice president and chief digital revenue officer and promoted Trinh Clark and Leigh Benowitz to its executive management committee. Read More