Stimulus package: 4 key updates for dental practice owners January 19, 2021 -- As dentists continue to recover from the effects of the pandemic, they can start 2021 with renewed confidence and additional financial assistance now that the latest COVID-19 relief bill has been signed into law, writes Mark Schmidt. He goes over some key updates related to the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program and signature 7(a) loan program that affect existing and new borrowers. Discuss
Colgate, Harvard establish scholarship for minority dental students January 15, 2021 -- Colgate-Palmolive has gifted the Harvard School of Dental Medicine with $210,000 to initiate the endowed Freeman, Grant, Franklin Scholarship to support students from underrepresented minority groups in the pursuit of a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree.
DenMat launches new desensitizing gel January 15, 2021 -- DenMat has debuted Zen CP+, a desensitizing gel that alleviates tooth sensitivity and discomfort via nanosized calcium phosphate minerals delivered to the tooth surface.
Ormco releases Spark clear aligner update January 14, 2021 -- Ormco has announced new features for its Spark clear aligner system, which it said represent a substantial upgrade and will give orthodontists greater control in planning and carrying out treatment.
Why the physician-dentist relationship is the biggest barrier to integration January 13, 2021 -- There are many inherent differences and prejudices between dentists and physicians. How do you close the gap? How do you bring the dentist and physician into alignment so that the necessary care is delivered for mutually shared patients? These are the questions that would be most powerful to address now rather than later, writes Dr. Marc Cooper. Discuss