September 7, 2021 | News
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused organizers of dental meetings to change gears, to reinvent and to reassess. Many associations are returning to live gatherings after having events canceled last year.
CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry will be held Sept. 9 to 11 (Thursday through Saturday). The meeting, which was canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be held in person at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. Proof of vaccination and masks are required for those attending in person.
Medit, a company known as a leader in 3-D digital solutions, has released Medit Model Builder, software that helps you quickly and easily create physical models from digital oral scan data. It’s free to get started.
September 1, 2021 | News
WASHINGTON, D.C., USA: Cellerant Consulting Group has announced the 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award winners. “During such a challenging year in dentistry, these extraordinary companies and their technologies have earned the right to celebrate for their perseverance and commitment to technological innovation,” said Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO of Cellerant Consulting Group and creator of the Best of Class Technology awards program.
August 31, 2021 | News
Designs for Vision has several new and innovative products, including Infinity VUE, Panoramic Field and REVEAL.
When asked what the future holds for Kettenbach Dental, Jens Kuhn, president of the company, offers a simple answer: “We definitely want to become the obvious choice for every dentist, every day.” Since its founding in 1944 and its subsequent invention of the first impression silicone, the company has built a reputation as an innovator of products of the highest-possible quality.
August 28, 2021 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) has developed a quiz to help people determine if they are a candidate for dental implants. Designed to be a starting point for people researching tooth replacement options, the quiz asks five questions about oral health and based on each person’s answers generates a recommendation.
August 25, 2021 | News
ROSEMONT, Ill. – More than one in four children born with a cleft lip and/or palate face a geographic disadvantage to access certified treatment for their condition, especially in the South and rural areas of the United States, according to a new study.
August 18, 2021 | News
Can I as a health care employer require my employees to get COVID-19 vaccines? If I require staff members to be vaccinated, what proof can I request them to provide? What should I do if a staff member refuses to be vaccinated?
August 12, 2021 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Association of Endodontists (AAE), recently released a new position statement on vital pulp therapy, which preserves the vitality and function of the dental pulp after injury resulting from trauma, caries or restorative procedures.
August 11, 2021 | News
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., USA: Earlier this year, Planmeca USA, known as a leading manufacturer of dental imaging and CAD/CAM equipment, announced a partnership with the newly formed MOD (Modern Optimized Dentistry) Institute in Charleston, S.C.
August 10, 2021 | News
LOUISVILLE, Ky., USA: Earlier this year, Home of the Innocents and Norton Children’s Medical Group announced a partnership to begin on Oct. 1, in which Norton will take over the operations of Open Arms Children Health, a service division of Home of the Innocents.
August 6, 2021 | News
RACINE, Wis., USA: Vista Apex, known as a market leader in endodontic and restorative solutions, has received the Catapult Vote of Confidence for its PinkWave QuadWave curing light.
August 5, 2021 | News
ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) has announced the launch of a new website and an online education platform. Both were designed to offer a more customized experience, facilitate a welcoming environment for members, and adapt to the changing needs of the oral healthcare community.
July 30, 2021 | News
The American Dental Association is “strongly” encouraging dental professionals to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. The ADA is not calling for mandated vaccination.
ALSIP, Ill., U.S.: In celebration of GC’s 100th anniversary, GC America will host a one-day virtual symposium on combating biofilm and oral disease on July 30. At this free educational event, three experts on the topic of biofilm will come together to share their experiences in dealing with the biofilm-related issues that many patients have.
The company that helped pioneer the field of virtual orthodontics and has been a market leader since 2014 is working to revolutionize the industry once again with an AI-based virtual monitoring solution applicable to both aligner and braces treatments of all types and brands.
July 26, 2021 | News
The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) recently informed its members of the urgent threat posed by cyber attacks. Recent news, including the cyber attack on the Colonial Pipeline and other worldwide companies, demonstrates the devastating impact these attacks can have on an orthodontic practice, the AAO said.