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AAE conducts media tour on dental emergencies during COVID-19

October 12, 2020 | News

To help increase awareness about the crucial work endodontists are performing during the COVID-19 pandemic, American Association of Endodontists President Dr. Alan H. Gluskin recently completed a media tour in which he delivered a message about the importance of seeking treatment for dental emergencies.

American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of periodontal health during COVID-19

October 9, 2020 | News

Despite recent World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations to delay routine dental procedures, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has stressed the importance of maintaining periodontal health during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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JOMS study: Motorized scooters result in more severe injuries than nonmotorized scooters

October 7, 2020 | News

Injuries involving motorized scooters result in more than triple the hospital admission rate of injuries involving nonmotorized scooters and may present a public health issue, according to a new study.

‘All W&H sterilizers kill the coronavirus’

October 5, 2020 | Interviews

As a pioneer and market leader in sterilization, the Austria-based company W&H is renowned for developing high-quality sterilization devices for the dental practice. Dental Tribune talked to W&H President and CEO Ing. Peter Malata to find out what are the appropriate sterilization levels now needed in the dental office.

AAOMS is waiting for you

October 1, 2020 | News

The 2020 Virtual AAOMS Annual Meeting, running from now through Oct. 10, is taking place online this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting combines the educational content of the association’s 102nd Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition, originally scheduled for this month, and annual Dental Implant Conference, originally scheduled for December, into one.

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For jaw cancer patients, in-house 3-D printing allows quicker restoration of teeth

September 28, 2020 | News

In-house 3-D printing allows patients with malignant disease to more quickly receive immediate tooth restoration — treatment that had been regarded as low importance for these patients because of the severity of their disease, a new study found.

Dental Tribune congratulates the 2020 Cellerant Best of Class award winners!

September 25, 2020 | News

For the past 11 years, Cellerant Consulting Group has been shining a light on the best new and innovative products in the dental industry with its annual awards, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards.

Owandy Radiology relocates to larger U.S. headquarters

September 23, 2020 | News

ROSLYN, N.Y., USA: To better serve the North American dental market, Owandy Radiology, a manufacturer of dental radiology hardware and imaging software, has moved its U.S. headquarters to 55 Lumber Road, Roslyn, N.Y.

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Colgate Professional Direct offers product recommendations for patients

September 22, 2020 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Colgate is introducing a new technology platform it calls Colgate Professional Direct (CPD), a website for dental professionals to make recommendations at the click of a button and send discounted Colgate products right to patients’ homes.

Journal of Endodontics publishes proceedings of pulp biology and regeneration symposium

September 21, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, U.S.: The American Association of Endodontists announced that the Journal of Endodontics (JOE) has published “Proceedings of the Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group Symposium 2019: Bridging Basic and Translational Research in Pulp Biology—Developing Technologies for Regenerating Vital Pulp Tissues.”

2020 Greater New York Dental Meeting to be a virtual event

September 11, 2020 | News

NEW YORK, U.S: The 2020 Greater New York Dental Meeting — scheduled for Nov. 27 to Dec. 2 — will be a virtual event, meeting organizers announced in an email sent recently to exhibitors.

Teledentistry platform helps dental practices provide safe, quality care amid COVID-19

September 10, 2020 | Business | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. is now offering TeleDent by MouthWatch, a teledentistry and patient engagement platform that incorporates live video conferencing, patient messaging and cloud collaboration to ensure a seamless integration into the dental practice, Henry Schein announced in a press release.

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AAE launches dedicated newsroom website

September 9, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Association of Endodontists recently launched a Newsroom website designed with the media and public in mind. The new site is designed to serve as a meaningful way to elevate endodontics and endodontists, and it touts the importance of saving the natural dentition through root canal treatment.

Apply for CARES Act Provider Relief Funds by Sept. 13

September 4, 2020 | News

Dentists have through Sept. 13 to apply for pandemic relief grants through the Department of Health and Human Services’ Enhanced Provider Relief Fund Payment Portal. 

Henry Schein to distribute Zyris dental isolation products

September 3, 2020 | Business | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has entered into an agreement with Zyris Inc. (formerly Isolite Systems) to be the exclusive distributor of its complete dental isolation system. Schein is now offering the full line of Zyris products. These devices are designed to help dental professionals have greater control and visibility for procedures that require patients’ teeth to be isolated and repaired dry, such as laser surgery, crown preparations, restorations and extractions.

CDA Presents goes virtual Sept. 10-12

September 1, 2020 | News

At the first all-virtual CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry, happening Sept. 10-12, dentists and their teams will be able to engage not only with presenters of some of the 40-plus continuing education courses but also with exhibitors in the convention’s first-ever interactive exhibit hall.

2021 Midwinter Meeting is going virtual

August 27, 2020 | Events

CHICAGO, U.S.: The Chicago Dental Society announced in an email today (Aug. 27, 2020) that the 2021 edition of its annual meeting will be conducted entirely online. “In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and after thoughtful deliberations, the Chicago Dental Society Board of Directors has decided that the 2021 Midwinter Meeting ‘Heart of Dentistry’ will be a virtual event,” meeting organizers announced.

Covid won’t stop America’s ToothFairy

August 21, 2020 | News

2020 was shaping up to be a stellar year for America’s ToothFairy. As a resource provider for safety-net dental clinics that treat underprivileged children across the country, the organization was making a profound impact. With only half of its fiscal year complete by January 2020, America’s ToothFairy had already doubled its annual goal by procuring more than $1.1 million in donated products for the organization’s Dental Resource Program (DRP) members.

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