Wash. fines dental insurer $300K
September 21, 2017 -- The Washington state insurance commissioner has fined a dental insurer $300,000 for provider contract and customer service issues.  Discuss
NYU researchers awarded $13M to study SDF
September 20, 2017 -- The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $13 million to researchers from the New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry to study the effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride (SDF).  Discuss
Patterson to distribute 3M scanner
September 14, 2017 -- Patterson Dental has signed an agreement to distribute a scanner from 3M.  Discuss
New products: Crest adds to whitening toothpaste line
September 13, 2017 -- Proctor & Gamble brand Crest has introduced a new whitening toothpaste collection.  Discuss
ProHealth Dental, Mount Sinai sign affiliation agreement
September 12, 2017 -- Multispecialty practice ProHealth Dental has announced a clinical and academic affiliation agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.  Discuss
Dentsply Sirona teams with sleep apnea device firm
September 8, 2017 -- Dentsply Sirona has announced a strategic partnership with medical device company Zephyr Sleep Technologies.  Discuss
Dental chain to pay $1.4M to resolve Medicaid billing case
September 8, 2017 -- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an almost $1.4 million Medicaid billing settlement with Dental Dreams.  Discuss
Western Dental acquires 14 Calif. practices
September 7, 2017 -- Western Dental has acquired Kids Dental Kare, a provider of pediatric dental services in 14 California cities.  Discuss
Henry Schein to donate $500K to Harvey victims
September 6, 2017 -- Henry Schein will donate $500,000 in cash and healthcare products to organizations working in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey.  Discuss
ADAF, Dentsply Sirona create new research award
September 6, 2017 -- The ADA Foundation (ADAF) and Dentsply Sirona have created a new research award for dual dental (DDS/DMD) and doctoral (PhD) degree candidates.  Discuss