Industry News

Cosmedent Donation To America’s Toothfairy Helps Spread Children’s Smiles

(Charlotte, NC, March 18, 2014) -  Thanks to a generous product donation from Cosmedent, Inc. totaling over $72,000, at-risk youth across the country will receive essential oral health services.  The contribution of Mirror Image A2 and Adjust A2 products was distributed to ten non-profit clinical programs in the Affiliate Network of the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s Toothfairy (NCOHF) spanning from Pennsylvania to California.  This national network of community-based healthcare facilities and outreach programs provides educational, preventive and restorative services for children of vulnerable populations.

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Bronx County Dental Society Holds 28th Big Apple Dental Meeting

Some of the heavy hitters in dentistry spoke at this year’s Big Apple Dental Meeting.

Various lecturers, including Dr. Howard Glazer, Dr. Stanley Malamed, Dr. David Clark, Dr. Douglas Lambert and Dr. Gary Severance, among others, were featured at this year’s meeting. They discussed numerous topics during their lectures.

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Dentists Launch Peer-to-Peer Platform to Tackle Industry Reform

IRVINE, CA- Amid findings by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and a Joint Congressional Staff Report, dentists are uniting to usher in better practices. Recognizing that the centralized management and financing operations of dental practices must be reformed, Dental Equities, LLC intends to help tackle a continuous financial problem within the dental industry. According to a recent Joint Congressional Investigation, led by Senators Grassley and Baucus, certain group dental clinics in corporate environments have placed control of their operations in the hands of large dental management service organizations, thereby putting profits above responsible patient care. Moreover, on December 10, 2013, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau entered a Consent Order against a well-known industry leader in patient financing, preventing it from further deceptive enrollment practices.

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Kerr Aims to Clearly Define the Term “Universal” in Bonding Agents

ORANGE, CA – March 13, 2014 – Kerr Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative dental products, is launching a campaign challenging the dental industry to consider the true meaning of the term “universal” when describing a bonding agent.

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