CDC to hold first-ever dentistry-focused COCA call on June 3
June 1, 2020 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its first Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) call focused on dentistry on June 3.
NC television station creates 'tooth decay in a jar'
June 1, 2020 -- WFMY-TV out of Greensboro, NC, recently devoted its weekly segment on science experiments to creating "tooth decay in a jar" as a way to help its younger viewers understand the importance of oral health.
Delta Dental of Iowa provides COVID-19 relief, issues premium credits
May 29, 2020 -- Delta Dental of Iowa is offering relief programs for members, employers, and dentists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
SmileDirectClub joins Ortho@Home program from Anthem Blue Cross
May 29, 2020 -- SmileDirectClub has joined Ortho@Home, the new teledentistry orthodontia program from Anthem Blue Cross.
MMG Fusion launches patient portal
May 29, 2020 -- MMG Fusion has launched its patient portal, a software service that helps patients connect with dental practices before and after visits.
AAID develops return-to-practice guide for dental patients
May 28, 2020 -- The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has created a checklist to help all types of dental patients prepare for their next appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dominion National unveils new online dentist search
May 28, 2020 -- Dental insurer and benefits administrator Dominion National has released an online dentist search portal to make it easier for customers to find a participating dentist.
Philips, Toothpic debut teledentistry platform
May 27, 2020 -- Philips and Toothpic have launched a teledentistry platform that provides dental professionals with a tool to build direct patient engagement, acquisition, and retention while improving office efficiency, in-chair time, and remote care, according to the companies.
UV Angel partners with Smile One Services
May 27, 2020 -- Michigan-based dental service organization Smile One Services will install UV Angel's surface and air pathogen control products at its practices.
Oral surgeon offers free wisdom teeth removal to offset higher education costs
May 26, 2020 -- An oral surgeon in New York is offering one college student free wisdom teeth removal to help offset college expenses and support higher education goals, according to an article on NNY360.com.