Live WebinarResuming Dentistry in the Post-Pandemic Era
13 Aug 2020, 08:00 PM EST (New York)
Eve Cuny Associate Professor
July 28, 2020 | News
MIAMI, Fla., USA: Neocis, a supplier of robot-assisted dental implant surgery, has announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new Yomi edentulous indication.
July 27, 2020 | News
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., USA: OrVance, a developer of proprietary oral care products, has launched OrVance Aligner Pontics. According to the company, OrVance Aligner Pontics is the first solution that is designed for fast and easy use by the patient and saves substantial time and costs to the practice.
July 22, 2020 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The Chicago Dental Society (CDS) has launched a new public awareness campaign called #SAFESMILES to reinforce public confidence in the safety of dental practices and emphasize the importance of maintaining good oral health.
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.
July 20, 2020 | News
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., USA: For Dr. Don Montano and Dr. Robert Relle, an orthodontist and a maxillofacial surgeon, respectively, creating smiles is more than a career, it is their passion and their calling. They know first-hand that crooked teeth are the No. 1 target for bullies and can scar a child for life.
July 16, 2020 | News
BIOLASE, a global leader in dental lasers, has announced that the Epic Hygiene dental laser meets recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), which recommends not using ultrasonic scalers in order to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. Ultrasonic scalers create a visible water spray that can contain particle droplets of water, saliva, blood, microorganisms and other debris, which can serve as a conduit to spread the virus.
Jim Glidewell was hospitalized for 12 days recently with COVID-19, and he recounted his experience in Chairside Magazine. “The intubation left me depressed, and the drugs administered left me confused,” the founder and CEO of Glidewell Laboratories wrote in an article titled “My Personal Battle With COVID-19.”
July 8, 2020 | Business
CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: As part of Dentsply Sirona’s continued pledge to create healthy practices for healthy smiles and drive practice recovery, the Dental Solutions Company has teamed up with the American Dental Association to provide ADA members access to free patient communication resources based on the ADA’s Return to Work Interim Guidance Toolkit.
July 6, 2020 | Interviews
As a pioneer and market leader in sterilization, Austria-based company W&H is renowned for developing high-quality sterilization devices for the dental practice. Dental Tribune Latin America talked to W&H president and CEO, Peter Malata, to find out what are the appropriate sterilization levels now needed in the dental office.
July 2, 2020 | News
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J., USA: Lanmark360, a full-service healthcare agency with deep experience in the dental space, has announced the immediate availability of key consumer insights regarding their desire to see their dentists for a checkup as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted in their state or local municipality.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, USA: Dr. Ole T. Jensen, an oral surgeon and businessman, recently announced the launch of a new dental implant company, Ditron Dental, as well as the establishment of the Ole and Marty Jensen Endowed Chair at the University of Utah School of Dentistry.
June 29, 2020 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: In the largest single commitment in its 33-year history, the AAPD Foundation has allocated up to $1.6 million to provide all AAPD members with one 50-count box supply of KN95 masks, in a joint collaboration between the foundation and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.
June 25, 2020 | News
BUFFALO, N.Y., USA: Dental students at University at Buffalo are using 3-D printers to supply local dentists with much-needed protective equipment as local practices return to providing oral health care.
June 23, 2020 | News
ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The continuing COVID-19 pandemic leaves many unanswered questions, especially for those in the dental field. Every year, sessions conducted by the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) cover emerging and salient topics in dental infection prevention, occupational health and patient safety.
June 22, 2020 | Business
BORDEAUX, France: Michael Rynerson is the new CEO of the dental and medical technology and device manufacturer ACTEON, which is headquartered in France. The supervisory board of Finapolline, the holding company of ACTEON, appointed him to the position effective on 1 June. The chairman of the supervisory board commented that Rynerson has over 25 years of experience, most notably in the dental industry, and possesses the skills to lead the company out of the current health and economic crisis and through its next phase of development.
June 18, 2020 | Events
CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: Dentsply Sirona World 2020 will take place Oct. 1–3 at the all-new Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, Dentsply Sirona announced in a press release issued today. According to the company, this educational symposium exemplifies Dentsply Sirona’s commitment to healthy smiles through health practices by offering dental professionals the chance to discover innovative techniques defining dentistry today.
June 8, 2020 | News
LANSDALE, Pa., USA: X-Nav Technologies — a medical device company that develops surgical products intended to advance patient care while improving doctor productivity — announced on June 4, 2020, that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for X-Mark, a new virtual patient registration technology that advances navigated dental implant surgery.