Sunstar Americas, Inc. has recalled its prescription oral rinse due to a possible microbial contamination. The product could be contaminated with the bacteria Burkholderia lata and may result in life-threatening infections.
California dentists, physicians and other specified licensees who renew their license beginning in April 2021 will see an increase in the regulatory fee assessed annually to cover the “reasonable costs” associated with operating and maintaining CURES 2.0 ― California’s prescription drug monitoring database.
Delta Dental of California has announced a delay in implementing fee structure changes for endodontists, periodontists and oral surgeons. Due to uncertainty caused by COVID-19, Delta said it plans to delay the implementation date of Jan. 1, 2021, to July 1, 2021.
Practice owners should be cautious of the latest string of ransomware attacks targeting health care providers. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is warning providers to be aware of cybercriminals targeting the health care and public health sector for financial gain.
Nov. Student Spotlight, Kylee Homecillo discusses why she chose to pursue dentistry and how the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced her passion for the profession.
The Dentists Supply Company on Oct. 23 joined a new parent company, Henry Schein, and will continue to serve members of organized dentistry as TDSC.com, Powered by Henry Schein.
The manufacturer of a decontamination system used to decontaminate certain N95 respirators for health care personnel received a warning notice last week from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for “failure to comply with regulatory requirements for medical device reporting.”
California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara last Wednesday issued a notice to California health insurance and specialized health insurance companies, including 55 dental benefits companies, requesting that they “provide their policyholders with a partial premium refund no later than December 31, 2020.
The Work Sharing program minimizes or eliminates the need for employers to lay off or furlough employees during periods when business demand is low. Under the program, employers can reduce hours and wages for individual employees, allowing those workers to receive partial unemployment benefits.