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Midwinter course: Aerosol mitigation

February 23, 2021 | Education | News

Air Techniques, a company known as a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment, is sponsoring the course, “A Practical Approach to Aerosol Mitigation,” presented by Dr. Martin Koch, at the 2021 Chicago Midwinter Meeting.

Interview: “Dental technology advances dentistry”

February 15, 2021 | Education | Interviews

With its transformative power, digital dentistry is slowly taking over dental practices and laboratories all around the world. In a free webinar on Feb. 17, prosthodontist Dr. Ryan C. Lewis will talk about how digital dentistry can help improve workflow efficiency and will highlight some of the latest advancements in digital dentistry. Prior to his online presentation, he shared some thoughts on the topic.

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Live webinar: Zirconia implants for the cosmetic zone

January 20, 2021 | Education

Zirconia implants are the best solution for missing teeth in the cosmetic region. Those who attend a live webinar to be presented by Dr. Paresh Patel, ICOI diplomate, will learn why the innovations in zirconia implants are an essential benefit to the dental practice. “Zirconia Implants for the Cosmetic Zone” will be presented on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. EST (New York).

University aims to make dentistry more diverse

January 20, 2021 | Education | News

BUFFALO, N.Y., U.S.: A student at the University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine has developed a new initiative that aims to remove barriers to studying dentistry for students of color. The free program, named Destination Dental School, is open to eligible undergraduate students from all over the U.S. and will provide them with a number of mentoring, training and sponsorship opportunities.

Webinar to present expert consensus on risk factors for predictable osseointegration

November 9, 2020 | Education | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: On Nov. 18, the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) will host a complimentary live Zoom webinar to discuss the latest literature and research surrounding its most recent summit: “Optimized Patient Care, Converting Osseointegration to Patientintegration.”

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Live Webinar: Immediate implant placement and temporization

July 21, 2020 | Education | News

Scott Bolding, DDS, MS, and Andrew Johnson, DDS, MDS, CDT, FACP, will offer a one-hour webinar on the immediate temporization of the aesthetic zone using Yomi robotic guidance on Thursday, July 23, at 8 p.m. Eastern time. Johnson and Bolding will discuss using static guides, navigation and robotics when placing implants with immediate temporization in the aesthetic zone. The doctors will also present key tips for achieving good anterior aesthetics using robotically assisted surgery.

Improving restorative outcomes for endodontically treated teeth

April 28, 2020 | Education | News

The scientific evidence demonstrates that endodontically treated teeth fail more often due to restorative errors. In a live webinar, Alan Atlas, DMD, will cover the spectrum of treatment options for the optimal restoration of the compromised endodontically treated tooth.

Citizen science: Flossing and dental visits correlate to healthier mouths

March 24, 2020 | Education | News

FORT COLLINS, Colo., USA: Most people know that good oral hygiene – brushing, flossing and regular dental visits – is linked to good health. Colorado State University microbiome researchers offer fresh evidence to support that conventional wisdom, by taking a close look at invisible communities of microbes that live in every mouth.

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Benco Dental and Dental Nachos create innovative network of C.E. resources

February 19, 2020 | Education | News

PITTSON, Pa., USA: Through a new partnership, Benco Dental is presenting continuing education opportunities with Dental Nachos, a network of coaching, education and connections that includes a 21,000-member national and global Facebook group established by Paul Goodman, DMD.

Dentsply Sirona Academy reaches attendance milestone

January 7, 2020 | Education | News

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: Dentsply Sirona’s Charlotte-based Dentsply Sirona Academy welcomed more than 10,000 guests through its doors in 2019.

Glidewell Dental: A symposium and a rare treat

November 15, 2019 | Education | Events | News

In the crowded field of dental events, where most look and resemble one another, the expertly organized 2019 Glidewell Dental Symposium is a rare treat that plays by different rules. More than 1,000 dentists seemed to agree when they met Nov. 8-9 in Orlando, Fla., at the Hilton Bonnet Creek & Waldorf Astoria hotel for the third annual Glidewell Dental Symposium.

NYU and ICOI hold 30th annual implant symposium

November 11, 2019 | Education | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: New York University College of Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists held the 30th Annual NYU/ICOI Implant Symposium on Nov. 9. The theme was “Implant Complications and Solutions for Long-Term Success.”

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Webinar: ‘Laser Assisted Crown Lengthening’

August 16, 2019 | Education | News

Dr. Robert A. Lowe will present a live webinar, “Laser Assisted Crown Lengthening – Gingival and Bony Corrections for Better Restorative Outcomes,” on Monday, Sept. 16 at 7:00 p.m. EST. To learn more about the webinar and to register, visit the Dental Tribune Study Club website.

Treat pulpotomies with TheraCal PT

May 28, 2019 | Education | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: BISCO has introduced TheraCal PT — a biocompatible, dual-cured, resin-modified calcium silicate designed for pulpotomy treatment. It’s the latest product in BISCO’s “Thera” family of products that also includes TheraCem self-adhesive resin cement and TheraCal LC pulp capping liner. All three products feature resin-modified calcium silicate technology with calcium releasing abilities.

Dr. Prashanth Haribabu is honored at New Delhi Oral Health Conference

April 24, 2019 | Education | News

ST. LOUIS, Mo., USA: A.T. Still University-Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-MOSDOH) announced that Prashanth K. Haribabu, DDS, BDS, MDS, MSD, director of oral and maxillofacial surgery and assistant professor, located at the St. Louis Dental Center, was the keynote speaker at the recent 5th Global American Academy of Implant Dentistry Conference in New Delhi.

Stress—Friend or enemy?

April 17, 2019 | Education | Interviews | News

“Stress” is a term that is often misused and applied inappropriately. In today’s world, being stressed is often associated with a busy, active work life. In reality, what we call “stress” is actually a complex phenomenon that weakens our organism and whose main purpose is to maintain internal balance. Stress is blamed for many illnesses and, more than just a risk factor, it is a real affliction.

Interview: “Parents tell us that their children are now brushing correctly and independently”

April 16, 2019 | Advertorial | Education | Interviews | News

Most children do not particularly love toothbrushing, and many parents will agree that getting their children to brush can be quite a hassle. As a solution, South-Korean Samsung spin-off Kitten Planet has launched Brush Monster, a fun and interactive mobile app game that teaches children healthy brushing habits and enables parents to analyse the brushing data afterwards. Via augmented reality and an innovative smart brush, the app walks kids through the brushing process from start to finish in real time, while turning good oral hygiene into an engaging game. Prevention spoke to Dr Jongho Choi, Brush Monster cofounder and CEO of Kitten Planet.

Live Webinar: Image Is Everything, High Value Dentistry Redefined

December 3, 2018 | Education | News

Dr. Alex Touchstone DDS, FICOI will present a live webinar, “Image Is Everything, High Value Dentistry Redefined,” on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. EST. During this course, Touchstone will demonstrate how to integrate various forms of digital imaging devices to engage and educate the patient.

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