BUFFALO, N.Y, USA: Nearly 10,500 students applied to attend dental school in the United States this fall. Just 16 of those students are Native American, according to the American Dental Education Association. The Native American Pre-Dental Student Gateway Program, an initiative between the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and Seneca Nation Health System, aims to reduce the disparity by introducing Native American students to careers in dentistry.
MIDDLETON, Wis., USA: Orascoptic, a supplier of vision solutions for dental and medical professionals, was recently granted a U.S. patent for the optical design used in each of its headlights. According to the company, the granting of this patent means that Orascoptic offers customers a highly uniform spot with the least amount of weight in comparison to other solutions on the market.