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Fotona purchases dental division of A.R.C. LASER

December 1, 2020 | News

In August, Fotona completed the purchase of the Fox III and Fox IV laser systems and the EmunDo Therapy system from A.R.C. Laser GmbH. This purchase includes all medical specialties, including dentistry, with the exceptions of ophthalmology, otolaryngology and veterinary applications.

AO launches unique virtual member community

November 30, 2020 | News

With a mission to facilitate high-quality clinical and practice management collaboration and encourage its members to stay engaged with more than 4,000 other professionals around the world, the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) has created a secure virtual community for high-quality clinical and practice management discussions.

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2020 Greater New York Dental Meeting: Celebrating dentistry

November 29, 2020 | Events | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: It wouldn’t be the week after Thanksgiving without the Greater New York Dental Meeting, but even though the doors to the Jacob K. Javits Center remain closed because of COVID-19, the meeting is still taking place and offers as many opportunities as ever.

Clearing the air: A look at Radic8 VirusKiller Technology

November 27, 2020 | News

While dentistry has been on the forefront of infection control with the sterilization of instrumentation, the proper surface disinfection of surfaces, the use of PPE and the control of intraoral aerosol through rubber dam use and high-volume evacuation (HVE), general office air purification is becoming the next level of protection to consider.

Air Techniques announces new products and whitepaper study ahead of Greater New York Dental Meeting

November 27, 2020 | Business | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Air Techniques has introduced the Mojave Mobile, described by the company as the only extra and intraoral vacuum solution, along with new high-volume evacuators, the HVE Air Protect XL and the HVE Air Protect XL Plus. In coordination with these new products, Air Techniques has teamed up with Dürr Dental and Dr. Martin Koch to scientifically provide conclusive results of the products’ effectiveness and the importance of aerosol and spray mist containment.

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Henry Schein announces virtual presence at Greater New York Dental Meeting

November 25, 2020 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has announced its virtual presence at the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM), featuring dedicated booths for 3-D imaging, 3-D printing and CAD/CAM solutions.

Florida Dental Convention plans an in-person event in June 2021

November 19, 2020 | Events | News

The Florida Dental Convention is asking you to save the date for its planned 2021 Florida Dental Convention, scheduled to take place in person from June 24 to 26 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando. The theme for the meeting is “People. Purpose. Passion: Pathways to Success.”

BIOLASE launches Waterlase Endo Academy

November 18, 2020 | News

BIOLASE Inc., a company that is recognized as a global leader in dental lasers, announced that it completed its leadership council meeting of the Waterlase Endo Academy on Nov. 14, forming an exclusive community of leading endodontists, dedicated to improving patient outcomes and profitability with new technology, according to a press release.

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Sweden’s top dental students receive Weissman/Dentatus award

November 13, 2020 | News

Freja Håkansson from the Faculty of Odontology at the University of Gothenburg; Hanna Dahl from the Faculty of Odontology at Malmö University; Linda Liljeblad from the Department of Dental Medicine at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm; and Evelina Svanelind from the Faculty of Odontology at the University of Umeå have received the titles of the Best Dental Students.

Three Domain Framework is the future of dentistry

November 11, 2020 | News

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates the nation’s broken oral health care system, it has created an opportunity for the industry to move toward a new, more sustainable model centered around the patient, primary care and prevention.

AAID’s Virtual Experience goes live

November 11, 2020 | News

If you haven’t yet registered for the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Virtual Experience, it’s not too late. The annual meeting, which started today, continues through Saturday afternoon and promises to provide one of the best opportunities to enhance your implant knowledge this year.

Greater New York Dental Meeting: Coming Nov. 27 to Dec. 2

November 10, 2020 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: If you were worried about having a Thanksgiving weekend without a Greater New York Dental Meeting to attend, you’re in luck. The meeting will go on almost as normal, except it will be held virtually instead of in-person.

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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.”

ADA supports point-of-care COVID-19 testing by dentists

November 6, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: According to a new policy from the American Dental Association, point-of-care testing to screen patients for chronic diseases and other medical conditions, including COVID-19, that could complicate dental care or put the patient and dental staff at risk is within a dentist’s scope of practice. “Yet currently, rapid and reliable COVID-19 tests are not available to dentists for in-office use, which makes no sense,” states ADA President Dr. Daniel Klemmedson.

All-virtual AAP Annual Meeting is just a click away

November 6, 2020 | News

It’s a new era for the AAP Annual Meeting, as this year’s event marks the first year it will be held entirely virtually, in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The event, held in collaboration with the Japanese Society of Periodontology and the Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology, went live today (Friday, Nov. 6), and will continue on through Sunday, Nov. 15.

Cerberus acquires National Dentex Labs

November 3, 2020 | Business | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., USA: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., known as a global leader in alternative investing, announced that one of its affiliates has acquired National Dentex Labs (NDX), the largest network of fully owned dental labs in the United States dedicated to providing superior restorative dentistry solutions.

Dive into the AAID Virtual Experience, Nov. 11 to 14

November 2, 2020 | Events | News

There is no better opportunity to enhance your knowledge than at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) Virtual Experience, to be held Nov. 11 to 14 (Wednesday through Saturday). Attendees will be able to hear from like-minded dental professionals who elevated their practices.

AO to hold 36th Annual Meeting as dynamic, virtual symposium

October 30, 2020 | Events | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: After careful consideration of the ongoing spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the board of directors of the Academy of Osseointegration has decided to deliver its 36th Annual Meeting in an exciting, interactive, fully virtual format, the AO announced.

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