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Live demonstrations to be offered at Greater N.Y. Dental Meeting

NEW YORK, NY, USA: Once again, 21st century dentistry is available with no tuition fees. The Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) is the only meeting ...

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New dental treatment is featured on TV program

NEW YORK, NY, USA: Dental treatment with Icon, a new dental system offered by DMG America, was recently demonstrated on the television program The Doctors. ...

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AAP presents awards at meeting in Boston

NEW YORK, NY, USA: The American Academy of Periodontology presented a number of awards to honor excellence in the field of periodontology at its 95th Annual...

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Virginia dentist gives two patients brand new smiles

NEW YORK, NY, USA: When Dr Lisa Marie Samaha of Port Warwick Dental Arts in Newport News, VA, USA, decided to hold a Smile Makeover Contest, she intended to...

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AMD LASERS announces value-added tie-ins with Picasso laser

NEW YORK, NY, USA: For any dentist interested in adding laser technology to his or her practice, AMD LASERS, a company based in Indianapolis, IN, USA, has ...

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Dymek discusses the product and business strategy at Straumann

In an interview with Dental Tribune America, Martin Dymek, regional head North America for Straumann, discusses the company’s diversified and ...

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Patient appeal ratings: The science behind Web sites that work

Cosmetic dentists are clinical perfectionists. To an extraordinary degree, you take personal pride in the smiles you restore and think of the patients ...

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Dentists to collect candy from trick-or-treaters, send it to troops overseas

NEW YORK, NY, USA: Here’s a clever idea: after Halloween this year, a number of dentists around the country will give cash and prizes to ...

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Top doctors discuss the oral-body connection

BALTIMORE, MD, USA: What does oral health have to do with heart health? Quite a bit, if you ask some of the leading experts in their respective fields. ...

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Colgate introduces a new sensitivity solution

HONOLULU, HI, USA: Many companies introduced new products at the American Dental Association’s 150th Annual Session, held here recently. Among them ...

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Danaher acquires PaloDEx

NEW YORK, NY, USA: Danaher Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PaloDEx Holding Oy (PaloDEx), a manufacturer of dental imaging products ...

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Dental hygiene for dependent adults

I think it’s safe to say that, in general, the oral care of dependent adults is bad. Perhaps the word horrible is more accurate, or abysmal, shameful,...

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Free CAD/CAM education is offered at Scottsdale Center

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, USA: There are many educational opportunities available at the Scottsdale Center, a learning facility equipped with an auditorium, several ...

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Dr Samuel Low elected president of the AAP Board of Trustees

CHICAGO, IL, USA: Samuel Low, DDS, MS, of Gainesville, FL, USA, was installed as president of the American Academy of Periodontology Board of Trustees. Low ...

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Impressions from the California Dental Association meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USA: The California Dental Association (CDA) held its biannual convention in San Francisco, and it was a wonderful congress. The spacious...

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There’s something for everybody at DTSC Symposia at the GNYDM

NEW YORK, NY, USA: People from around the world flock to the annual Greater New York Dental Meeting, and with very good reasons beyond the fact that there ...

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Report encourages periodontists and cardiologists to join forces

CHICAGO, IL, USA: Cardiovascular disease (CVD), the leading killer in the United States, is a major public health issue contributing to 2,400 deaths each ...

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ICOI World Congress XXVI in Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: It was a weekend of learning and growing at the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) World Congress ...

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Avoiding the pitfalls of implants with 3-D imaging

Once only a solution for the rich and famous, dental implants have become a popular option for people across all economic categories. Along with the ...

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Florida Probe releases new periodontal charting system

NEW YORK, NY, USA: Florida Probe Corp. recently announced the worldwide release of its Go-Probe System (2nd Generation) periodontal charting system. ...

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AAE: Issue in implant debate comes down to saving teeth

CHICAGO, IL, USA: The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) expressed serious concerns over recent assertions by the American Academy of Implant ...

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Predictable apical microsurgery: Patient preparation (Part 1)

Surgery will never replace solid endodontic principles and should always be a last resort. Apical microsurgery consists of nine basic steps that must be ...

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Removal of warm carrier-based products with the Twisted File

“Does anyone have any advice on how to remove Thermafil with twisted files?” Recently, I received this question via e-mail from a colleague. ...

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Consumer group warns against use of denture adhesives containing zinc

NEW YORK, NY, USA: A consumer advocacy group has issued an “urgent national alert” to consumers against the use of denture creams containing ...

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New York meeting to showcase innovative programs

NEW YORK, NY, USA: As hosts of the largest dental meeting in the United States, the organizers of the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) feel they have...

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Attendees at ADA meeting say aloha to new products

HONOLULU, HI, USA: At the American Dental Association’s 150th Annual Session, held 30 September through 3 October, attendees sought out better and ...

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Good patient communication can help eliminate no-shows

Let’s face it — people are busy. The average person’s schedule is so flooded with the ‘do this and that’ of life that many ...

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CAD/CAM technology: you never know until you try

As you can imagine, it’s not easy to change. Even though we might really know deep inside that things could be better, for some reason we resist and ...

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InTouch Communications helps dentists connect with patients

Change is a good thing. Just ask the people at InTouch Communications (formerly On Hold Advertising). Not only are they celebrating their exclusive ...

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Five reasons why your office needs an emergency drug kit

‘An unforeseen combination of circumstances or the resulting state that calls for immediate action.’ That’s how Merriam-Webster defines ...

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