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ACE Surgical Launches New Business Line Packaging 3D-Printed Nasal Swabs

Thursday, June 4, 2020 - 1:10pm

As dentistry continues to recover from the pandemic, ACE Surgical is using its excess capacity and expertise to package and sterilize the 3D-printed nasal swabs included in coronavirus test kits.

Key Points: 
  • As dentistry continues to recover from the pandemic, ACE Surgical is using its excess capacity and expertise to package and sterilize the 3D-printed nasal swabs included in coronavirus test kits.
  • Founded in 1966, ACE Surgical is a manufacturer of dental implants, bone regenerative materials, and a variety of other dental surgical products.
  • ACE expects to help provide millions of sterile nasal swabs to health care providers and municipalities that are desperately needed to test for the coronavirus.
  • To date, several world-renowned hospitals and state municipalities are among those who have ordered the sterilized nasal swabs packaged by ACE.

Dentists in Vicksburg, MS Now Offers Minimally Invasive and Effective Care with Laser Dentistry

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 12:45pm

In addition to modern technology, the practice also offers full-service dental treatments, including dental implants, full mouth reconstruction and cosmetic dentistry as well.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to modern technology, the practice also offers full-service dental treatments, including dental implants, full mouth reconstruction and cosmetic dentistry as well.
  • Those interested in receiving leading care with a gentle approach are encouraged to book an appointment for laser dentistry in Vicksburg, MS at Nash Family Dentistry.
  • Nash offer a variety of services including laser dentistry, dental implants, and cosmetic dentistry services, among others.
  • To learn more about the services offered at Nash Family Dentistry please visit the website at http://www.vicksburgdentist.com or call 601-634-1812 to schedule an appointment.

SmileDirectClub Partners with Anthem Blue Cross on Ortho@Home Program

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmileDirectClub , the telehealth pioneer and first direct-to-consumer medtech platform for teeth straightening, has joined Anthem Blue Crosss (Anthem) newly established program, Ortho@Home, a teledentistry orthodontia program designed to provide consumers with convenient, affordable and remote orthodontic care.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmileDirectClub , the telehealth pioneer and first direct-to-consumer medtech platform for teeth straightening, has joined Anthem Blue Crosss (Anthem) newly established program, Ortho@Home, a teledentistry orthodontia program designed to provide consumers with convenient, affordable and remote orthodontic care.
  • SmileDirectClub is offering remote dental care and clear aligner therapy to users on Anthem Dental Prime and Complete networks.
  • We are proud to join this program and ensure consumers have the choice to access premium oral care solutions safely and remotely.
  • Anthem is committed to providing our members with more convenient and affordable care options, said Scott Towers, President, Dental and Vision Business at Anthem.

SmileDirectClub Partners with Empire BlueCross BlueShield on Ortho@Home Program

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 1:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmileDirectClub , the telehealth pioneer and first direct-to-consumer medtech platform for teeth straightening, has joined Empire BlueCross BlueShields (Empire) newly established program, Ortho@Home, a teledentistry orthodontia program designed to provide consumers with convenient, affordable and remote orthodontic care.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SmileDirectClub , the telehealth pioneer and first direct-to-consumer medtech platform for teeth straightening, has joined Empire BlueCross BlueShields (Empire) newly established program, Ortho@Home, a teledentistry orthodontia program designed to provide consumers with convenient, affordable and remote orthodontic care.
  • SmileDirectClub is offering remote dental care and clear aligner therapy to users on Empire Dental Prime and Complete networks.
  • We are proud to join this program and ensure consumers have the choice to access premium oral care solutions safely and remotely.
  • Empire is committed to providing our members with more convenient and affordable care options, said Scott Towers, President, Dental and Vision Business at Empire.

ABQ Pediatric Dentistry Launches Innovative New Hybrid-Responsive Website

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 11:00am

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ABQ Pediatric Dentistry of Albuquerque, NM is excited to announce the launch of their new Hybrid-Responsive website: https://www.abqpediatricdentistry.com/ .

Key Points: 
  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ABQ Pediatric Dentistry of Albuquerque, NM is excited to announce the launch of their new Hybrid-Responsive website: https://www.abqpediatricdentistry.com/ .
  • The new ABQ Pediatric Dentistry website succeeds in that mission, keeping the aesthetic bright and fun while incorporating new features and additional patient education.
  • After earning her dental degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Rawson received additional training in pediatric dentistry.
  • ABQ Pediatric Dentistry is an award-winning pediatric dental practice that provides a full range of services in a fun, welcoming and kid-friendly environment.

Smile Direct Club Appoints New Members to Clinical Advisory Board

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 2:12pm

Members of SmileDirectClubs Clinical Advisory Board sit at the forefront of the industry with a focus on digital dentistry and leveraging technology to improve the quality of oral care.

Key Points: 
  • Members of SmileDirectClubs Clinical Advisory Board sit at the forefront of the industry with a focus on digital dentistry and leveraging technology to improve the quality of oral care.
  • The Board will also provide strategic direction for additional clinical research studies on the efficacy and safety of teledentistry as a teeth straightening method.
  • We look forward to working with our Clinical Advisory Board members and what we will accomplish together.
  • Newly appointed members of the Clinical Advisory Board include:
    Dr. Badawi began his career in orthodontics driven by a deep interest in precision mechanical systems interacting with the human body.

MN Startup Donates Over $10K of pHossident™ to help local COVID-19-Affected Senior Living Facilities

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

Daily Dental Care pHossident prebiotic dental hygiene lozenges are clinically proven to clean the mouth and promote oral health.

Key Points: 
  • Daily Dental Care pHossident prebiotic dental hygiene lozenges are clinically proven to clean the mouth and promote oral health.
  • Senior living facilities are faced with the very difficult task of maintaining dental hygiene during the pandemic.
  • The medical, psychological, social and economic impact of poor dental hygiene is far-reaching and problematic in the aging population.
  • This will be such a huge help right now," said Kate H-Sones, RN, Director of Nursing, Heritage of Edina, MN.

Smile Direct Club Increases Dental Care Access Via Partnerships With Major U.S. Insurers

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 1:58pm

The relationships with these three major payers will continue to create new opportunities for in-network dentists and orthodontists to treat their patients with remote orthodontic care.

Key Points: 
  • The relationships with these three major payers will continue to create new opportunities for in-network dentists and orthodontists to treat their patients with remote orthodontic care.
  • We are proud to give consumers a smile they love from the comfort of their own home, and to support dental professionals with remote care solutions.
  • Through our cutting-edge teledentistry technology and vertically integrated model, we are revolutionizing the oral care industry, from clear aligner therapy to our affordable, premium oral care product line.
  • SmileDirectClubs mission is to democratize access to affordable and convenient care, unleashing the power of a persons smile to positively impact their place in the world.

Pandemic Period Reveals Teledentistry's Role in Expanding Reach of Dentists, Setting Course for Future Post COVID-19

Friday, May 1, 2020 - 12:00am

With this technology, Heartland Dental supported doctors are leveraging teledentistry to proactively reach and help patients in need of care.

Key Points: 
  • With this technology, Heartland Dental supported doctors are leveraging teledentistry to proactively reach and help patients in need of care.
  • From triaging emergency patients to preventing interruptions in orthodontic treatment, teledentistry is proving beneficial both now and into the future.
  • The support team sought and found a platform that provides convenient, accurate, and most importantly, ADA and HIPPA-compliant teledentistry capabilities.
  • A team of clinicians then completed pilot programs to ensure the utmost integration, cutting-edge functionality and a highly patient-centric experience.

Anthem Blue Cross Launches Virtual Dental Care Program to Enhance Patient Access to Oral Health Services during COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 2:00pm

In an effort to provide consumers with enhanced access to oral care during the COVID-19 crisis, Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) today announced the launch of a virtual dental care program with partner, The TeleDentists .

Key Points: 
  • In an effort to provide consumers with enhanced access to oral care during the COVID-19 crisis, Anthem Blue Cross (Anthem) today announced the launch of a virtual dental care program with partner, The TeleDentists .
  • Teledentistry matters now more than ever, so this is a great time for Anthem to expand its virtual oral care offering, said Scott Towers, President, Dental and Vision Business at Anthem.
  • Anthem Blue Cross, together with its branded affiliates, provides health care services to more than 8.2 million health plan members in California, including a broad network of more than 65,000 providers.
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company are independent licensees of the Blue Cross Association.