U.S. judge: SmileDirectClub's scans are practice of dentistry
May 16, 2019 -- A U.S. district judge has ruled that invisible-aligner manufacturer SmileDirectClub's digital scans constitute the practice of dentistry. This ruling came as part of a decision in a case involving the company and the Georgia Board of Dentistry.
Survey: U.S. patients unfamiliar with dental terms
May 15, 2019 -- Insurer Delta Dental has released results from a survey showing that many U.S. adults are not familiar with key dental terms, such as sealant and periodontal disease.
New products: KaVo Kerr debuts 2 endodontic products
May 10, 2019 -- KaVo Kerr has introduced a rotary glide path file and an endodontic motor.
Biolase reports increased Q1 revenue
May 10, 2019 -- Laser and CAD/CAM scanner company Biolase reported increased net revenue for its fiscal first quarter of 2019.
New product: KaVo debuts latest OP3D system
May 8, 2019 -- KaVo has introduced the latest configuration of its Orthopantomograph OP3D imaging system.
Henry Schein reports lower dental sales in Q1
May 7, 2019 -- Henry Schein has reported lower dental sales but higher net income for its fiscal first quarter of 2019.
Dentsply Sirona reports lower Q1 net sales, income
May 3, 2019 -- Dentsply Sirona has reported lower net sales and net income for the fiscal first quarter of 2019.
New product: Microcopy adds pediatric diamond burs
May 1, 2019 -- Microcopy has added six new pediatric diamond burs to its NeoDiamond line.
CVS plans to expand SmileDirectClub program
April 29, 2019 -- Pharmacy giant CVS Health has announced an expansion of its pilot partnership with SmileDirectClub.
Align Technology reports increased Q1 revenue, shipments
April 25, 2019 -- Medical device company Align Technology has reported increases in revenues and clear-aligner shipments for the first quarter of 2019.