October 15, 2021 | News
SprintRay, known as a global medtech pioneer and industry leader in digital dentistry and 3-D printing solutions, has announced a five-year partnership with eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt. Bolt and SprintRay are also collaborating with the Jamaican Dental Association to invest in the launch of “Bolt Labs, powered by SprintRay” — an initiative with a mission to make world-class digital dental care accessible in Jamaica.
MEDIT is pleased to announce that its i700 intraoral scanner was chosen as a 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award winner. The i700 was selected by a panel of the most prominent technology leaders in dentistry. This prestigious award is given to select new products that demonstrate groundbreaking technological innovation and the potential to positively change the course of dentistry for the better.
The phrase “pain in the neck” is probably not just used metaphorically by most dentists. In fact, studies in recent years have shown upwards of 75 percent of dentists say that the profession takes a real toll on the human body.
Medit, a company known as a leader in 3-D digital solutions, has released Medit Smile Design, part of the Medit Apps collection. Medit Smile Design software helps perform smile design simulation quickly and effectively by working with 2-D images, according to the company.
Medidenta has been serving dental professionals going on 80 years by innovating and never taking its foot off the pedal, according to the company. Medidenta is proud to announce the integration of the following full-scale products categories.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA: The American Dental Association is welcoming dental professionals to SmileCon — a completely re-invented in-person annual meeting, being held Oct 11 to 13 (Monday to Wednesday) at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.
October 11, 2021 | News
LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA: Henry Schein Inc. is presenting a selection of digital imaging technology, 3-D printing solutions and branded products at ADA SmileCon, taking place Oct. 11 to 13 (Monday to Wednesday) in Las Vegas.
September 30, 2021 | News
New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has become one of the first U.S. dental schools to acquire, install and use surgical robotic devices for dental implant surgeries.
James B. Fine, Senior Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Academic and Student Affairs at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, is a tall, elegant man, with a noticeable enthusiasm for dentistry, particularly for the field of Periodontics. He’s in fact co-author of the landmark text “Clinical Guide to Periodontics”, probably the first and most comprehensive source for the management of periodontal diseases, and he has a long experience as a teacher, clinician and researcher. In the following interview, Dr. Fine states an obvious truth for most dentists, but not yet for most patients or governments: that dentistry is an essential health service.
September 29, 2021 | News
NASHVILLE, Tenn., USA: The 103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition is being held Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CAOMS). Attendees at the meeting can explore the newest technology and learn from some of the world’s top clinicians.
September 28, 2021 | News
The Academy of Osseointegration is proud to announce the return of its live, in-person Annual Meeting, to be held Feb. 24 to 26, 2022 (Thursday to Saturday), in San Diego. AO’s 37th Annual Meeting, “Implant Dentistry for All,” will honor the past, treasure the present and shape the future of implant dentistry.
September 27, 2021 | News
More than 150,000 dental implants have been surgically placed using X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation — a system designed to assist dental surgeons in achieving more accurate and less invasive dental implant results than freehand surgery.
Dr. Chad Gehani, who in 1975 came to the US from India and in the fall of 2019, just months before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, was elected the 156th President of the American Dental Association, has a remarkably calm demeanor. This character trait was useful to him when he had to navigate without compass the challenge of the pandemic as the leader of the dental profession in the US, which he did mostly remotely from his private practice in Jackson Heights, Queens.
September 17, 2021 | News
Observed annually on Sept. 17, World Patient Safety Day aims to raise global awareness about patient safety and calls for action to reduce patient harm. The theme for this year is “safe maternal and newborn care.”
September 9, 2021 | News
A recent survey of practicing dentists conducted by the California Dental Association shows that 94 percent of surveyed dentists in the state are vaccinated against COVID-19. The online survey was conducted May 26 to June 8 jointly by CDA and the California Department of Public Health.
September 9, 2021 | News
After being canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry is welcoming dental professionals back to the Moscone Convention Center. (And for those who are not here in person, an interactive virtual event is being held simultaneously!)
September 8, 2021 | News
As the COVID-19 landscape continues to evolve, nonprofit organizations, especially those that facilitate access to health care, need support more than ever as they explore ways to deliver essential services to individuals safely ― and typically at an increased financial cost.
September 8, 2021 | News
Although they’re preventable, cavities are the leading chronic childhood disease in America. Many low-income families lack basic dental hygiene products in their homes. When kids can’t brush every day to keep their smiles healthy, the pain of tooth decay can keep them from eating, sleeping and attending school. Their poor oral hygiene habits contribute to the vicious cycle of poverty.