Apply to study endodontic management of dental diseases
February 2, 2023 -- The American Association of Endodontists and the Foundation for Endodontics are seeking applicants to investigate outcomes of endodontic management of pulpal and associated periapical diseases. Read More
LSU dental school names new dean
February 1, 2023 -- Dr. Angelo Mariotti, PhD, was appointed dean of the Louisiana State University (LSU) Health New Orleans School of Dentistry, effective January 3. Read More
DSO Benevis debuts orthodontics calculator
February 1, 2023 -- Dental service organization (DSO) Benevis has launched an ortho calculator, a visual tool to help patients, families, and caregivers better understand potential payment and financing options for orthodontics. Read More
Texas dental school, Straumann to set up patient center
January 31, 2023 -- The University of Texas Health San Antonio School of Dentistry and dental equipment company Straumann Group have established a patient center featuring the latest technology. Read More
Wellfit, Scratch Financial partner
January 31, 2023 -- Fintech firm Scratch Financial has partnered with Wellfit Technologies, a technology platform. Read More
DSOs land on best places to work for diversity list
January 30, 2023 -- Two dental service organizations (DSOs) were included in Newsweek's America's Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2023. Read More
Birdeye launches dental appointment platform
January 30, 2023 -- Digital customer experience platform Birdeye launched its appointment management software solution at the 2023 Yankee Dental Congress in Boston. Read More
Mass. dentist cops to embezzling $1.2M
January 27, 2023 -- A dentist and bookkeeper at a dental practice pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud for his role in embezzling $1.2 million from his employer and defrauding a U.S. relief fund, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts. Read More
Dencap Dental Plans buys Golden State Dental
January 27, 2023 -- Michigan-based dental insurance plan provider Dencap Dental Plans purchased Golden State Dental for an undisclosed price. Read More
Patent suit between Sonendo's PIPStek, Biolase heats up
January 26, 2023 -- PIPStek, a subsidiary of Sonendo, developer of the GentleWave root canal disinfection system, filed a lawsuit against Biolase claiming that Biolase's laser violates two of its patents. Biolase calls the claims against its Waterlase laser "meritless." Read More