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Awrel unveils Emergency Dental Virtual Assistant
July 7, 2020 -- Awrel has introduced Emergency Dental Virtual Assistant, a web-based conversational assistant designed to remotely answer questions and provide dental emergency screening and triage.
Align Technology awards funding for orthodontic, dental research
July 7, 2020 -- Align Technology has awarded nine research grants under its 11th annual research award program.
America's ToothFairy, DentaQuest launch pediatric oral health campaign
July 7, 2020 -- America's ToothFairy and oral health organization DentaQuest have teamed up on a superhero-themed educational campaign to help children learn about oral health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Exocad sets global hybrid event for September 21-22
July 7, 2020 -- Exocad said that its Insights 2020 meeting will be held on September 21 and 22 as a global hybrid event in Darmstadt, Germany.
FDA approves HPV prevention tag for Gardasil
July 6, 2020 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved labeling for Gardasil 9, an HPV vaccine, stating that it prevents oropharyngeal and other head and neck cancers caused by the virus.
Structo to produce nasal testing swabs
July 6, 2020 -- 3D printing startup Structo of Singapore has pivoted from solely producing dental models to also manufacturing presterilized nasopharyngeal swabs to aid in COVID-19 testing.
SmileDirectClub expands its markets, reopens in Germany
July 6, 2020 -- Teledentistry firm SmileDirectClub plans to expand its market reach into Singapore and Austria over the next few months and to reopen offices closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany.
Delta Dental of Calif. announces additional financial aid
July 2, 2020 -- Delta Dental of California has announced increased reimbursement to help dental providers cover the cost of personal protective equipment and other expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ATA asks U.S. Congress for permanent telehealth reform
July 2, 2020 -- The American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has sent a letter to U.S. lawmakers, requesting they advance permanent telehealth reform.
3M unveils in-house sterilization monitoring solution
July 2, 2020 -- 3M has released the Attest Mini Auto-reader 490M, a 24-minute, in-office sterilization monitoring solution.