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ADA ‘strongly’ encouraging dental professionals to be vaccinated

July 30, 2021 | News

The American Dental Association is “strongly” encouraging dental professionals to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. The ADA is not calling for mandated vaccination.

GC America to present live, biofilm-focused seminar

July 28, 2021 | Advertorial | Events

ALSIP, Ill., U.S.: In celebration of GC’s 100th anniversary, GC America will host a one-day virtual symposium on combating biofilm and oral disease on July 30. At this free educational event, three experts on the topic of biofilm will come together to share their experiences in dealing with the biofilm-related issues that many patients have.

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AI-powered solutions for braces and aligners of all brands

July 27, 2021 | Business | News

The company that helped pioneer the field of virtual orthodontics and has been a market leader since 2014 is working to revolutionize the industry once again with an AI-based virtual monitoring solution applicable to both aligner and braces treatments of all types and brands.

AAO urges its members to take cyber security threats seriously

July 26, 2021 | News

The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recently informed its members of the urgent threat posed by cyber attacks. Recent news, including the cyber attack on the Colonial Pipeline and other worldwide companies, demonstrates the devastating impact these attacks can have on an orthodontic practice, the AAO said.

Survey shows most patients trust doctor’s advice on vaccine

July 21, 2021 | News

Vaccine incentives are less likely to convince Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine than a visit to their primary care physician, new research suggests. A recent survey of 2,005 respondents reveals that 88 percent who went to a primary care physician before getting the vaccine (1,202 respondents) said their doctor’s advice was an instrumental factor in their decision.

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Updated COVID-19 procedures from ADA call for hazard assessments

July 14, 2021 | News

The American Dental Association recently released updated COVID-19 dental office procedures emphasizing need for hazard assessments. These new updated office procedures will help provide dentists with key information to consider as they asses COVID-19 workplace hazards and make decisions that are best for their individual practices, the ADA said.

During cleft awareness month, Operation Smile shares details of its research

July 12, 2021 | News

July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month, a time to raise awareness and improve understanding of orofacial clefts and other conditions of the head and face. Worldwide, it’s estimated every 3 minutes a child is born with a cleft condition that can drastically affect their ability to breathe, eat and speak.

Aspen Dental introduces aligner system that gives patients tray on first day

July 8, 2021 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: In a clearly distinctive move to make perfect smiles easy and accessible, Aspen Dental Management Inc. (ADMI) is launching Motto, a new, clear aligner experience that does not force patients to choose between quality, affordability, convenience and expertise.

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Operation Smile provides safe surgery around the world in wake of pandemic

July 5, 2021 | News

Held every year in June, National Safety Month observes the importance of following safety guidelines in our daily lives. In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, safety is more critical than ever, and a volunteer-based nonprofit, Operation Smile, is adapting its practices to ensure that children are still able to receive life-changing surgeries in a changed world.

New online portal offers a streamlined handpiece repair process

July 1, 2021 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has announced the launch of the ProRepair Handpiece Portal, an online platform for dental professionals to submit a request for dental handpiece repairs, check the status of a repair once shipped and manage a personal handpiece profile.

AAO holds 2021 Annual Session in virtual format

June 25, 2021 | Events | News

The American Association of Orthodontists is holding its 2021 Annual Session completely online. It is the second year in a row AAO is conducting its annual gathering virtually, but next year the AAO is planning an in-person event.

Henry Schein Orthodontics offers virtual presence at AAO Annual Session

June 24, 2021 | Events | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Orthodontics (HSO) is showcasing a lineup of products and solutions during the 2021 Annual Session of the American Academy of Orthodontics, taking place virtually from June 25 to 27.

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Meet with vendors face-to-face at Florida Dental Convention

June 24, 2021 | Events | News

ORLANDO, Fla., USA: FDC2021 is excited to offer the opportunity for dental professionals to meet face-to-face with 225-plus leading dental vendors at its in-person meeting, taking place June 24 to 26 (Thursday to Saturday) at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center.

‘We Supply America’ to film an episode at Benco Dental

June 21, 2021 | News

PITTSTON, Pa., USA: We Supply America Project, a national campaign to champion what its creator, Dirk Beveridge, describes as the “noble calling of distribution,” will film a docuseries episode about Benco Dental on Thursday, June 24.

Vatech marks a sales milestone for its EzRay Air

June 18, 2021 | News

Vatech, a global manufacturer of dental imaging devices, has reported the 20,000th sale of its EzRay Air. According to the company, the EzRay Air is the world’s first dental application of innovative CNT (carbon nano technology).

AGD meeting is taking place in Austin, Texas, and online

June 9, 2021 | Events | News

AUSTIN, Texas, USA: The world might look a little different since the last time the Academy of General Dentistry’s annual meeting was held, in July 2019, but the annual event itself promises to live up to and exceed all expectations.

Come honor AGD’s 2021 fellows, masters and LLSR recipients

June 8, 2021 | News

Join the Academy of General Dentistry on Saturday, June 12, to help celebrate the 2021 fellows, masters and lifelong learning and service recognition (LLSR) award recipients.

Exhibit hall has a lot to offer at AGD2021

June 7, 2021 | News

AUSTIN, Texas, USA: If you’re looking for leading dental vendors showcasing the most current technologies and services in the field of general dentistry, you need to look no further than the exhibit hall at AGD2021, located in Exhibit Hall 3, Level 1 of the Austin Convention Center.

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