Industry News

Convergent Dental, Inc. Secures $8 Million in Oversubscribed Funding Round

Natick, MA – April 16, 2014 – Convergent Dental, Inc., a privately held dental device and technology company, announced today that it had secured $8 million in an oversubscribed funding round led by Long River Ventures along with individual investors. The latest round of funding allows the company to expand to meet the growing demand for Solea™, the world’s first-ever computer-aided CO2 laser to be cleared by the FDA for both hard and soft tissue procedures. Convergent Dental will make strategic investments in product development, sales and marketing and client services in anticipation of rapid growth as dentists use Solea to bring dread-free dentistry to their patients.  

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LED Dental Inc. Announces New Dealer Agreement with Two Distributors in the Southeast Region

ATLANTA – April 15, 2014 – LED Dental Inc. (“LED Dental” or the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into a non-exclusive partnership with Atlanta Dental Supply Company (“Atlanta Dental”) and Nashville Dental, Inc. (“Nashville Dental”) for distribution of the Company’s VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System and product line within the United States market.

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Kerr SonicFill Tip Shipments Surpass Five Million Mark in North America

ORANGE, CA – April 10, 2014 – Kerr Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative dental composite products, announced today that it has now shipped more than five million tips for its SonicFill™ bulk cure composite system in the U.S.

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MicroDental Laboratories Receives Prestigious Patient Health and Safety Accreditation

March 7, 2014, San Francisco – MicroDental Laboratories, one of the leading dental laboratories in the world, has achieved its DAMAS renewal accreditation for 2014. DAMAS stands for Dental Appliance Manufacturing Audit System. DAMAS is designed to allow dental laboratories to demonstrate that they follow FDA’s Good Manufacturing Practices, ensuring patient safety. Less than 1% of more than 7,000 U.S. dental laboratories are DAMAS certified.

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