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June 23, 2020 | News
ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The continuing COVID-19 pandemic leaves many unanswered questions, especially for those in the dental field. Every year, sessions conducted by the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) cover emerging and salient topics in dental infection prevention, occupational health and patient safety.
June 22, 2020 | Business
BORDEAUX, France: Michael Rynerson is the new CEO of the dental and medical technology and device manufacturer ACTEON, which is headquartered in France. The supervisory board of Finapolline, the holding company of ACTEON, appointed him to the position effective on 1 June. The chairman of the supervisory board commented that Rynerson has over 25 years of experience, most notably in the dental industry, and possesses the skills to lead the company out of the current health and economic crisis and through its next phase of development.
June 18, 2020 | Events
CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: Dentsply Sirona World 2020 will take place Oct. 1–3 at the all-new Caesars Forum in Las Vegas, Dentsply Sirona announced in a press release issued today. According to the company, this educational symposium exemplifies Dentsply Sirona’s commitment to healthy smiles through health practices by offering dental professionals the chance to discover innovative techniques defining dentistry today.
June 8, 2020 | News
LANSDALE, Pa., USA: X-Nav Technologies — a medical device company that develops surgical products intended to advance patient care while improving doctor productivity — announced on June 4, 2020, that it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration for X-Mark, a new virtual patient registration technology that advances navigated dental implant surgery.
June 1, 2020 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Dental Association welcomed the release of recently updated Guidance for Dental Settings issued by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), noting it is very similar to science-based guidance issued a month ago by the ADA.
May 26, 2020 | Business
2020 marks OrthoBanc’s 20th year serving the orthodontic industry. The company’s suite of solutions for the patient financial lifecycle is something that no practice should be without, the company asserts, and that has never been more apparent than during the last few weeks.
May 21, 2020 | News
MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. announced today (May 21, 2020) the Henry Schein Recovery Pricing Plan, offering discounts of as much as 18 percent off existing prices on thousands of popular branded and Henry Schein Brand products.
May 20, 2020 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., U.S.: The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), is providing a one-time $500 grant to each resident member of the AAE who is graduating in 2020.
May 19, 2020 | News
NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., USA: Solmetex announced today (May 19, 2020) that it has received additional patents for its NXT Amalgam Separator System, including one utility pattern on the system and two design patents for its dental amalgam separation collection containers.
May 18, 2020 | News
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, USA: Ultradent Products, a developer and manufacturer of high-tech dental materials, announced that Dirk Jeffs is becoming CEO. Jeffs is assuming the role while also retaining his current position as company president.
May 14, 2020 | News
ARLINGTON, Va., USA: The Dental Trade Alliance (DTA), in collaboration with Lanmark360, has developed a social media-based campaign that dentists and their staff can use to stay in contact with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2020 | News
ST. LOUIS, Mo., USA: The coronavirus pandemic forced the American Association of Orthodontists to cancel its in-person annual meeting, which had been scheduled to take place May 1 to 4 in Atlanta. But that did not stop the 19,000-member organization from offering what it described as an “incredible weekend of learning” — all conducted online.
May 7, 2020 | News
Pittston, Pa., USA: Benco Dental is teaming with OperaDDS, a provider of HIPAA-compliant intra-office communication tools, to provide customers with enhanced access to screening and teledentistry solutions developed specifically to help practices respond more effectively to the changing environment of dentistry amid COVID-19.
May 6, 2020 | News
PROVO, Utah, USA: MMG Fusion, the all-in-one software suite working to market, manage and grow dental practices, has completed its integration with partner Curve Dental, a provider of cloud-based dental solutions.
May 5, 2020 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Association of Endodontists (AAE), the 8,000-plus-member association representing endodontists, is announcing that Alan H. Gluskin, DDS, will serve as its new president, effective April 30, 2020. Gluskin succeeds Dr. Keith V. Krell. AAE presidents serve one-year terms and are elected by association stakeholders.
May 4, 2020 | News
MELVILLE, N.Y., U.S.: Henry Schein has launched the Henry Schein Thrive Practice Recovery Program, which it describes as a single, cost-effective suite of solutions to help dentists prepare for the re-opening of their practices, reconnect with patients and access a wide range of financial services.
April 29, 2020 | News
In 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released two decades of previously unpublished data, including 2.1 million reports of failed dental implants, more than 100,000 of which referred to 2018 alone. Most of these failures related to a lack of osseointegration, raising major concerns among dentists in the U.S. and abroad, as the number of additional unreported losses is likely to be much higher. Comments made by manufacturers regarding these figures focus on patients with unfavorable clinical preconditions and even blame dentists for their lack of experience and training. Is this the whole truth?
The scientific evidence demonstrates that endodontically treated teeth fail more often due to restorative errors. In a live webinar, Alan Atlas, DMD, will cover the spectrum of treatment options for the optimal restoration of the compromised endodontically treated tooth.