Business & Industry
Oral surgeon who fought vaccine order continues battle in RI
February 3, 2023 -- An oral and maxillofacial surgeon who filed a complaint against Rhode Island after he was forced to stop practicing for refusing to comply with a COVID-19 vaccine compliance order is fighting to keep his legal battle alive. Read More
Israel clears Pearl's Second Opinion
February 3, 2023 -- Israel's Ministry of Health, Medical Technology, Information, and Research Division has cleared Pearl's artificial intelligence software Second Opinion. Read More
Align Technology reports Q4, fiscal 2022 revenues
February 3, 2023 -- Align Technology, manufacturer of Invisalign clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software, reported the financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2022. Read More
Desktop Health's parent company cuts 15% of employees
February 3, 2023 -- Massachusetts-based Desktop Metal, the parent company of 3D dental printing company Desktop Health, slashed its workforce by 15% and will close facilities, according to a news story published on February 2 in the Boston Globe. Read More
What dentists need to know about HIPAA storage requirements
February 2, 2023 -- Patients expect privacy from their dentist, including compliance with HIPAA for their sensitive personal information. Senior Consultant for Information Governance Jerry Dilk breaks down the basics of HIPAA for dental professionals. Read More
DSO Aspen Dental offers dental savings plan
February 2, 2023 -- TAG - The Aspen Dental Group's dental service organization (DSO) Aspen Dental Management has launched a $39 annual membership plan for uninsured patients. Read More
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
Dental hygienist responsibilities in coding dental claims
February 1, 2023 -- While most dental hygienists cannot legally diagnose dental disease, they still have a legal responsibility to properly code what they do. Coding expert Estela Vargas shares tips for coding common dental hygiene treatments. 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