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Patterson reports lower dental sales in Q2
November 21, 2017 -- Patterson Companies reported lower sales in its dental segment for the second quarter of fiscal 2018.  Discuss
Sapphire Technology debuts new instrument line
November 16, 2017 -- Sapphire Technology has introduced a new line of composite instruments.  Discuss
New product: Dentsply Sirona debuts Cerec data-storage unit
November 14, 2017 -- Dentsply Sirona has introduced a hardware product that allows backup of and access to CAD/CAM data from any Cerec workstation in a practice's network.
Birner revenue up but earnings down in Q3
November 14, 2017 -- Birner Dental Management Services reported an increase in revenue and a decline in earnings for the third quarter of 2017.
New product: Removable appliance cleaner launches
November 14, 2017 -- Grow Green Industries has launched a new consumer dental appliance cleaner.  Discuss
Dental Excellence Award voting ends November 14
November 10, 2017 -- Have you joined hundreds of your colleagues in voting for the DrBicuspid Dental Excellence Awards? If you haven't, do it now as voting ends soon. As multiple categories have very close races, your vote could make the difference.
DentaQuest tops J.D. Power's dental insurance survey
November 10, 2017 -- DentaQuest has again topped J.D. Power's annual consumer survey of dental insurers.  Discuss
New product: Dentsply Sirona Endodontics launches GuttaCore obturators
November 8, 2017 -- Dentsply Sirona Endodontics has introduced GuttaCore obturators for its WaveOne Gold system.  Discuss
ADA forecasts more DSOs in dentistry's future
November 7, 2017 -- More dentists than ever were associated with dental service/support organizations (DSOs) in 2016, and that number is expected to rise, according to new data from the ADA Health Policy Institute. These organizations were also in more states in 2016 than the previous year.  Discuss
Growth in U.S. dental spending remains moderate
November 7, 2017 -- Spending on dental care in the U.S. increased by almost 3% annually between 1996 and 2013. While that increase adds up to $38 billion, it fell short of growth in spending on other health conditions, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association.  Discuss