FDA grants 1st modified-risk claims for smokeless tobacco October 22, 2019 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing authorization for the first time for eight smokeless tobacco products from Swedish Match USA under its modified risk tobacco product pathway.
ADA takes stand against vaping October 21, 2019 -- The ADA has issued a statement opposing the use of electronic cigarettes, or vaping nicotine, in light of the growing number of vaping-related injury reports that have emerged in recent months.
SmileDirectClub sues Calif. dental board for harassment October 18, 2019 -- SmileDirectClub has filed a lawsuit against the Dental Board of California, alleging it intentionally harassed the direct-to-consumer clear-aligner company's clinics in a planned effort to hinder its growth. The litigation further fans the flames between the burgeoning industry and traditional orthodontics. Discuss
ADA endorses Calif. teledentistry law October 18, 2019 -- The ADA has thrown its support behind a new law in California that sets specific standards on how dentists should provide care for their patients through teledentistry.