May 4, 2021 | News
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., USA: Sonendo, a dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave System, announced its renewed sponsorship of the “Save Your Tooth Month” promotion conducted each May by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE).
May 3, 2021 | News
In a continuing commitment to address racial disparities in oral health, the National Dental Association Foundation (NDAF) and Colgate-Palmolive Co. have announced the creation of the “Audacity to Dream” scholarship program for African Americans pursuing careers in dentistry.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., USA: Glidewell has announced the extension of its partnership with the Misch International Implant Institute. This educational support agreement, first instituted in 2016, has enabled the expansion of key continuing education opportunities for doctors to enhance their clinical skills in implant dentistry.
PITTSTON, Pa., USA: GCL Systems and Benco Dental have announced a partnership to expand distribution for the GCL line of Gingival Cuff Links to dental practices across the United States. This collaboration will deliver dental implant soft tissue solutions from GCL Systems to a broad dental audience through Benco Dental, the nation’s largest independent dental distributor.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., USA: The Glidewell Implant Business Essentials Continuum is designed to train dentists how to incorporate essential business, leadership and practice management principles into their implant services.
April 21, 2021 | News
It’s opening day of AAE21, the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists, and that means it’s time to log on to the AAE21 website, where you can navigate to educational sessions, the virtual exhibit hall and much more using the tiles on the home page or through links on the left-hand navigation menu.
April 20, 2021 | Advertorial
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., U.S.: The past year has been an exhausting one for medical professionals, including dental practice owners, those working in urgent care facilities and specialists. The entire medical community has greatly suffered. As a result, many owners and workers have experienced pandemic fatigue, which encompasses the exhaustion people have collectively felt owing to COVID-19 restrictions and the frustrations resulting from obstructions in social activities, school, work and everyday life.
Kettenbach LP is located in Huntington Beach, Calif., and it is the exclusive U.S. distributor for Kettenbach GmbH & Co. KG, located in Eschenburg, Germany. Founded by August Kettenbach in 1944, Kettenbach GmbH was created for the development and marketing of medical and dental products.
AAE21, the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists, will take place April 21 to 24 (Wednesday through Saturday). The event is being conducted completely online using a virtual platform allowing attendees to view general sessions, enjoy live and on-demand educational content, participate in small-group video chats and interact with exhibitors.
April 14, 2021 | News
WASHINGTON, U.S.: As vaccine supply continues to increase in the coming weeks and all adults across the United States become eligible for vaccination, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has launched an online portal to help dental providers navigate the training and registration they will need to complete in order to become a part of the expanded COVID-19 vaccine workforce.
April 14, 2021 | News
All private group and individual health insurance plans would be required to cover medically necessary services resulting from birth defects under bipartisan federal legislation introduced in March in both the House and Senate.
CLOVIS, Calif., USA: To help perfect running the engine of an endo business and form the foundation for a successful practice — from patient experience to employee satisfaction to the bottom line — FlowPatterns has announced the launch of Endodontic SuperSystems (ESS).
April 12, 2021 | News
NEW YORK, U.S.: Older adults with more harmful than healthy bacteria in their periodontal tissue are more likely to have evidence for amyloid beta— a key biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease—in their cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), according to new research from NYU College of Dentistry and Weill Cornell Medicine. However, this imbalance in oral bacteria was not associated with another Alzheimer’s biomarker called tau.
April 9, 2021 | Advertorial
Digitization can bring dental technicians and dentists closer together. How new opportunities arising from this interdisciplinary approach can be used best is the topic of Amann Girrbach’s AG.Live CON virtual congress, which will be held from April 20–24.
PITTSTON, Pa., USA: For dental teams, patient care takes top priority each day, without question. Regular updates of antivirus, imaging and practice management software likely do not receive that same level of attention. This puts practitioners — and their patients — in a vulnerable position, susceptible to attacks on their invaluable data at every moment.
April 8, 2021 | News
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April 6, 2021 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontists, and U.S. Endo Partners are launching the Foundation for Endodontics’ & U.S. Endo Partners’ Domestic Access to Care Program.
April 2, 2021 | News
PHOENIX, Ariz., USA: The Pacific Dental Services Foundation Dentists for Special Needs office recognizes World Autism Awareness Day (April 2) and National Autism Awareness Month. The office provides high quality oral health care for children and adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).