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CDA Presents goes virtual from May 13 to 16

May 7, 2021 | News

CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry, one of the premiere continuing education destinations for dentists and dental professionals across California and the nation, is returning this year. Canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s meeting will look slightly different as it joins a group of other meetings taking place completely online.

AAPD 2021: The Hub is where it’s at

May 7, 2021 | Events | News

For the second year in a row, the AAPD Annual Meeting, this year known as The Hub, is going completely virtual. However, in comparison to the 2020 NashVirtual, organizers promise this year’s meeting will “strive to exceed the expectations of membership.”

New feature in journal educates the public about oral and maxillofacial surgery

May 6, 2021 | News

A new feature in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (JOMS) — the official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) — helps inform the public about oral and maxillofacial surgery, or surgery of the face, mouth and jaw.

Henry Schein offers a day of complimentary education, entertainment and enlightenment

May 5, 2021 | News

On Friday, May 21, Henry Schein will launch ThriveLIVE 2021, an interactive virtual event offering dental professionals the opportunity to “laugh, lunch and learn,” while engaging with innovative, informative and entertaining content.

Sonendo and TDO Software sponsor AAE’s ‘Save Your Tooth Month’

May 4, 2021 | News

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., USA: Sonendo, a dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave System, announced its renewed sponsorship of the “Save Your Tooth Month” promotion conducted each May by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE).

‘Audacity to Dream’ scholarship to encourage and assist African American dental students

May 3, 2021 | News

In a continuing commitment to address racial disparities in oral health, the National Dental Association Foundation (NDAF) and Colgate-Palmolive Co. have announced the creation of the “Audacity to Dream” scholarship program for African Americans pursuing careers in dentistry.

Glidewell and Misch International Implant Institute extend educational partnership

April 29, 2021 | Education | News

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., USA: Glidewell has announced the extension of its partnership with the Misch International Implant Institute. This educational support agreement, first instituted in 2016, has enabled the expansion of key continuing education opportunities for doctors to enhance their clinical skills in implant dentistry.

GCL Systems and Benco Dental partner to deliver dental implant soft tissue solutions

April 28, 2021 | Business | News

PITTSTON, Pa., USA: GCL Systems and Benco Dental have announced a partnership to expand distribution for the GCL line of Gingival Cuff Links to dental practices across the United States. This collaboration will deliver dental implant soft tissue solutions from GCL Systems to a broad dental audience through Benco Dental, the nation’s largest independent dental distributor.

Glidewell launches the Implant Business Essentials Continuum

April 23, 2021 | Education | News

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., USA: The Glidewell Implant Business Essentials Continuum is designed to train dentists how to incorporate essential business, leadership and practice management principles into their implant services.

AAE21: Let’s all connect!

April 21, 2021 | News

It’s opening day of AAE21, the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists, and that means it’s time to log on to the AAE21 website, where you can navigate to educational sessions, the virtual exhibit hall and much more using the tiles on the home page or through links on the left-hand navigation menu.

Three ways dental clinics can manage pandemic fatigue and prevent staff burnout

April 20, 2021 | Advertorial

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., U.S.: The past year has been an exhausting one for medical professionals, including dental practice owners, those working in urgent care facilities and specialists. The entire medical community has greatly suffered. As a result, many owners and workers have experienced pandemic fatigue, which encompasses the exhaustion people have collectively felt owing to COVID-19 restrictions and the frustrations resulting from obstructions in social activities, school, work and everyday life.

Impression products are now even more economical and safer

April 16, 2021 | Business | News

Kettenbach LP is located in Huntington Beach, Calif., and it is the exclusive U.S. distributor for Kettenbach GmbH & Co. KG, located in Eschenburg, Germany. Founded by August Kettenbach in 1944, Kettenbach GmbH was created for the development and marketing of medical and dental products.

AAE goes ‘live & on-demand’ April 21 to 24

April 14, 2021 | Events | News

AAE21, the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists, will take place April 21 to 24 (Wednesday through Saturday). The event is being conducted completely online using a virtual platform allowing attendees to view general sessions, enjoy live and on-demand educational content, participate in small-group video chats and interact with exhibitors.

HHS launches portal for potential vaccinators

April 14, 2021 | News

WASHINGTON, U.S.: As vaccine supply continues to increase in the coming weeks and all adults across the United States become eligible for vaccination, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched an online portal to help dental providers navigate the training and registration they will need to complete in order to become a part of the expanded COVID-19 vaccine workforce.

AAOMS seeks insurance coverage for congenital craniofacial anomalies

April 14, 2021 | News

All private group and individual health insurance plans would be required to cover medically necessary services resulting from birth defects under bipartisan federal legislation introduced in March in both the House and Senate.

Inside the blueprints of a premier performing endodontic office

April 13, 2021 | Business | News

CLOVIS, Calif., USA: To help perfect running the engine of an endo business and form the foundation for a successful practice — from patient experience to employee satisfaction to the bottom line — FlowPatterns has announced the launch of Endodontic SuperSystems (ESS).

Study finds new evidence that periodontal disease is linked to Alzheimer’s disease

April 12, 2021 | News

NEW YORK, U.S.: Older adults with more harmful than healthy bacteria in their periodontal tissue are more likely to have evidence for amyloid beta— a key biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease—in their cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), according to new research from NYU College of Dentistry and Weill Cornell Medicine. However, this imbalance in oral bacteria was not associated with another Alzheimer’s biomarker called tau.

Capitalizing on digitization with the right strategy

April 9, 2021 | Advertorial

Digitization can bring dental technicians and dentists closer together. How new opportunities arising from this interdisciplinary approach can be used best is the topic of Amann Girrbach’s AG.Live CON virtual congress, which will be held from April 20–24.

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