Indianapolis orthodontist Jeff Biggs has been putting smiles on people’s faces for two decades. Now he’s hoping to put smiles on the faces of orthodontists themselves with a new one-stop online marketplace to launch early next month.
In July, Dr. Carol Anne Murdoch-Kinch became the first female dean of the Indiana University School of Dentistry in its 140-year history.
In Indianapolis’ 10 poorest census tracts, 60 percent of residents had not visited a dentist within 12 months, according to an IBJ analysis of CDC and Census Bureau research. But in the 10 tracts with the lowest poverty rates, just 25 percent hadn’t.
Renaissance Electronic Services said it will invest $14.9 to expand five existing Indianapolis facilities and a new location in the former Gerdt Furniture store in Southport.
The IU Board of Trustees gave unanimous approval to the 45,000-square-foot addition to the school at IUPUI. It is expected to open in 2020.
A New York dental chain that closed offices in 13 states, including eight in Indiana, without warning late last year lists no assets and liabilities of $3.6 million in a bankruptcy filing.
Citing cash-flow problems, Allcare Dental and Dentures shut down operations in 14 states, including Indiana, last week.
The new home for the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute that’s rising from the ground at IUPUI must do a lot
of things well.
In January, St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M will release “Clinpro 5000,” a specialty toothpaste Indiana Nanotech developed.