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Curve Dental announces integration with Weave

December 5, 2019 | News

PROVO, Utah, USA: Curve Dental, a leading provider of cloud-based dental solutions, has announced its integration with Weave, a leading patient-communication platform. With this integration, Curve Dental customers can seamlessly use Weave’s collection of communication tools.

Weave launches payment platform for dental practices

December 4, 2019 | News

NEW YORK, U.S.: Weave, a Utah-based startup company and one of the fastest-growing companies in technology, has taken the opportunity at the 2019 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) to publicly debut Weave Payments, a full-scale payment processing platform for small and medium-sized businesses. The platform joins the company’s telephone-based practice management software, which is designed to help service-based businesses like dental and medical practices grow and retain patients by managing the whole scope of patient communications.

Stanley M. Bergman honored for advancing dentistry

December 3, 2019 | Business | News

Henry Schein recently announced that Stanley M. Bergman, the company’s chairman of the board and chief executive officer, was honored at the President’s Luncheon during the 2019 Greater New York Dental Meeting for his leadership in advancing diversity and inclusion in dentistry.

Henry Schein to present new products and solutions, educational offerings and discussions at GNYDM

November 26, 2019 | News

Henry Schein has a lineup of product demonstrations, educational offerings and industry thought leadership events at the 2019 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM), taking place Dec. 1-4 at the Javits Center in Manhattan.

Your new and improved guide to New York City

November 26, 2019 | News

New York City is constantly changing. For visitors, there are more attractions, more things to see and do, than ever before. Even many of the city’s most famous tourist spots, such as the Empire State Building and Liberty Island, have been revamped within the past year!

DentalEZ opens a new showroom in Lancaster, Pa.

November 21, 2019 | Business | News

DentalEZ has opened a new showroom in its Lancaster, Pa., location. “The showroom is uniquely designed to demonstrate a full integrated solutions experience for visiting dental professionals and dealer partners,” the company said in a press release.

Convergent Dental names Wayne Craig national vice president of sales

November 20, 2019 | News

NEEDHAM, Mass., USA: Wayne Craig has been named national vice president of sales at Convergent Dental, developer of Solea, the 9.3 µm CO2 all-tissue dental laser. In a press release announcing the appointment, Convergent Dental described Craig as “a powerhouse in the medical device sales category.”

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.

Antibiotics not necessary for most toothaches, according to ADA

November 15, 2019 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Dental Association (ADA) recently announced a new guideline indicating that in most cases, antibiotics are not recommended for toothaches. This guidance, published in the November 2019 issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association, aligns with the ADA’s longstanding antibiotic stewardship efforts and its pledged commitment to the U.S. government’s Antimicrobial Resistance Challenge.

Facilitate your surgeries with HYGITECH

November 12, 2019 | Business | News

Founded in 2005 in Paris, HYGITECH started by offering surgeons and dentists hygiene kits, comprising every component needed for surgery, helping facilitate the preparation of the operating room and practice. “Facilitate your surgeries” is the mission of the company.

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.”

NYU College of Dentistry hosts Shils Stars Dental Student Competition

October 31, 2019 | Business | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to innovation in health care, held its third annual Shils Stars Dental Student Competition and its 17th annual awards ceremony on Oct. 16 at New York University College of Dentistry.

Registration is now open for AO’s 35th Annual Meeting

October 30, 2019 | Events | News

SEATTLE, Wash., USA: Plan today to join the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) and nearly 2,000 of your colleagues for “Evolving Technologies in Implant Dentistry” March 18 to 21, 2020, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Registration is now open.

Meeting review: 2019 AAID Annual Conference

October 28, 2019 | News

LAS VEGAS, Nev., USA: The AAID 68th Annual Conference, presented by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, was held Oct 23 to 26 in Las Vegas. The meeting offered attendees the opportunity to learn, network and socialize. More than 1,000 implant dentistry professionals traveled from around the world to learn from the top experts in implant dentistry, as well as from each other.

Bergman receives the National Network for Oral Health Access President’s Award

October 23, 2019 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Stanley M. Bergman, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Henry Schein Inc., received the National Network for Oral Health Access President’s Award for his support of NNOHA as well as his personal, professional and humanitarian accomplishments.

Yankee Dental Congress ‘Advancing the Vision’

October 22, 2019 | News

BOSTON, Mass., USA: Yankee Dental Congress is New England’s largest meeting for professionals seeking the highest quality dental continuing education, as well as dental products, services and resources. With 26,000 dental professionals in attendance encompassing all member of the dental team, Yankee Dental Congress is the fifth largest dental meeting in the United States.

Remembering Dr. Mort Divack

October 21, 2019 | News

“Anyone here from the Bronx?” It was a question that changed his life, and the lives of others. Dr. Mort Divack asked that question as he entered an apartment to attend a social event many years ago.

Zest Dental Solutions names Conner director of clinical affairs

October 17, 2019 | News

CARLSBAD, Calif., USA: Zest Dental Solutions, manufacturer of the LOCATOR Family of Attachment Systems and a provider of clinician-trusted dental materials and small equipment, has named Len Conner its new director of clinical affairs.

Webinar examines issues surrounding noise-induced hearing loss

October 2, 2019 | News

Noise-induced hearing loss is a significant occupational work hazard in dentistry. To help address this issue, Sam Shamardi, DMD, will present at live webinar, “Dentistry’s Deafening Silence,” on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7 PM EST (New York City time).

American Association of Endodontists announces Advocacy Action Center

October 2, 2019 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: To amplify the voice of endodontists, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) has rolled out a new, robust web-based advocacy center called the AAE Advocacy Action Center.

Meeting review: 2019 AAOMS meeting in Boston

September 24, 2019 | News

BOSTON. Mass., USA: New research and its impact on oral and maxillofacial surgery and patient care oral and maxillofacial surgery and patient care was the focus of the 2019 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 101st Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition. More than 4,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons, faculty, residents and allied staff are estimated to have attended the meeting, which took place Sept 19-21.

Darby Dental Supply donates to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas

September 23, 2019 | News

JERICHO, NY, USA: Darby Dental Supply, one of the nation’s largest dental distributors, is donating thousands of supplies to support disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The powerful hurricane ravaged the Bahamas in late August, leaving a rising death toll and widespread destruction in its wake.

AO 2020 meeting preview: ‘Evolving Technologies in Implant Dentistry’

September 13, 2019 | News

“Evolving Technologies in Implant Dentistry” is the theme of the Academy of Osseointegration’s 35th Annual Meeting, taking place March 18 to 21 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

Kess is named an honorary member of ADA

September 10, 2019 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Steven W. Kess, vice president of global professional relations at Henry Schein Inc., was named an American Dental Association honorary member for his dedication to improving oral health and access to care. Kess accepted his membership at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019 in San Francisco on Sept. 6.

Osstell Beacon is now available in the United States

September 4, 2019 | Business | News

Osstell, developer of the proprietary diagnostic technology Osstell ISQ (Implant Stability Quotient), has announced that the Osstell Beacon is now available in the United States after receiving clearance from the FDA. The Osstell Beacon is described as a new, innovative and highly intuitive tool designed to assess dental implant stability.

Patterson Foundation awards more than $187,000 in grants

August 27, 2019 | News

ST. PAUL, Minn., USA: The Patterson Foundation recently announced $187,460 in grant funding to 11 non-profit organizations in the oral and animal health fields. These organizations were selected based on the foundation’s focus of providing dental care to disadvantaged communities and assistance dogs to veterans and people with disabilities.

When the Benco Dental Tooth Fairy talks, preschoolers listen

August 22, 2019 | News

PITTSTON, Pa., USA: Unless it’s during a visit to the dentist, people rarely volunteer details on their toothbrushing and flossing habits. Not the case with the 5-and-under crowd at Building Blocks Learning Center in Dallas, Pa. This summer, 26 students were more than willing to express their enthusiasm for dental hygiene, as well as love and admiration for the Benco Dental Tooth Fairy.

Meeting review: ICOI World Congress XXXVII in New York City

August 20, 2019 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y. The global crossroads known as Times Square — home to ICOI World Congress XXXVII, held Aug. 15 to 17 — is among the most famous of all international locations. It’s therefore a fitting backdrop for an organization that boasts world-class educational offerings not only in the Americas, but in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia as well.

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.

New study shows root canal treatment’s bad rap may become a thing of the past

August 13, 2019 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Have you ever heard the phrase “worse than a root canal?” Chances are you have, but thanks likely to modern advancements in technology and the advanced training of root canal specialists, it turns out that cliché analogy may not ring as true as you think.

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