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Align Technology posts increased Q2 revenues, shipments
July 29, 2019 -- Medical device company Align Technology reported increases in revenues and clear-aligner shipments for the second quarter of 2019.
Hackers demand $10K from Fla. dentist
July 25, 2019 -- A ransomware attack on a Florida dental office instructed a local dentist to pay $10,000 to retrieve encrypted accounting files.
New product: Voco introduces light-cured bracket bonding system
July 25, 2019 -- Voco has introduced the BrackFix light-cured bracket bonding system.
New product: SmileDirectClub debuts nighttime aligners
July 25, 2019 -- SmileDirectClub has launched aligners to straighten teeth during sleep.
Second Opinion: AAPD offers clarity on pediatric workforce study
July 23, 2019 -- In this Second Opinion, Dr. Paul Casamassimo, policy chief for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, explains the reasoning behind the academy's recent survey on the predicted growth of pediatric dentists in the U.S.  Discuss
New product: DMG adds semipermanent composite
July 23, 2019 -- DMG America has introduced LuxaCrown, a semipermanent composite material for chairside crown and bridge procedures.
KaVo Kerr launches handpiece repair service
July 23, 2019 -- KaVo Kerr has launched the KaVo Care handpiece repair service.
Orascoptic debuts TruColor technology
July 23, 2019 -- Orascoptic has debuted TruColor, a color-boosting technology for its loupe-mounted LED headlights.
Global researchers call for radical oral health overhaul
July 19, 2019 -- Poor oral health is a global phenomenon and one that's not improving with better research and technology. To fix this, an international team of researchers is calling for radical oral healthcare reform, including universal oral healthcare coverage.  Discuss
Liberty Dental debuts value-based insurance program
July 19, 2019 -- Liberty Dental Plan has debuted a dental insurance program designed to reward providers based on patient health outcomes.