dentistry

By Dave Muoio July 9, 2019
Quip, an online subscription platform that ships dental supplies to consumers, is expanding its service to help members book professional care for their mouths. Called Quipcare, the app-based platform allows those using the company’s service to browse nearby options at set rates, pay for their care and manage treatment notes or reminders. These visits, according to the company, will be offered at...
By Jonah Comstock September 6, 2017
While telemedicine has a broad range of applications, some specialties certainly seem better suited then others, and teledentistry -- or, more specifically, teleorthodontia -- seems on the surface to be a poor fit. But Candid, a new startup that launched today, is aiming to do exactly that. The startup will send users a kit by mail that they can use to take impressions of their teeth and complete...
By Neil Versel June 12, 2012
Photo Credit: Michael McAlpine Gold teeth have been around for decades, and some have even adopted the look as a fashion statement. Soon, though, a blinged-out grill might be able to provide early warning for health conditions. Engineers at Princeton University have developed a tattoo-like dental sensor that can detect bacteria—down to the molecular level—even a single bacterium—that could cause...