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Expansion brings new innovations at Medidenta

October 12, 2021 | Business | News

Medidenta has been serving dental professionals going on 80 years by innovating and never taking its foot off the pedal, according to the company. Medidenta is proud to announce the integration of the following full-scale products categories.

ADA holds a reinvented annual meeting, SmileCon

October 11, 2021 | Events | News

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA: The American Dental Association is welcoming dental professionals to SmileCon — a completely re-invented in-person annual meeting, being held Oct 11 to 13 (Monday to Wednesday) at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

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Henry Schein displays digital technology and branded products at SmileCon

October 11, 2021 | News

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA: Henry Schein Inc. is presenting a selection of digital imaging technology, 3-D printing solutions and branded products at ADA SmileCon, taking place Oct. 11 to 13 (Monday to Wednesday) in Las Vegas.

Maximum precision and perfect handling with special edition Artex CR Gold from Amann Girrbach

October 4, 2021 | Advertorial

KOBLACH, Austria: The key to a perfect restoration result is flawless model management. Amann Girrbach offers specifically developed and perfectly coordinated premium solutions for every single work step in the process chain—both for digital and classical workflows. These solutions enable working efficiently from model fabrication to analysis of the finished model in the articulator and prevent inaccuracies from occurring.

Dental School implements robot-assisted implant surgeries

September 30, 2021 | News

New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has become one of the first U.S. dental schools to acquire, install and use surgical robotic devices for dental implant surgeries.

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“Dentistry should be recognized as an essential health service”

September 30, 2021 | Interviews | News

James B. Fine, Senior Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Academic and Student Affairs at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, is a tall, elegant man, with a noticeable enthusiasm for dentistry, particularly for the field of Periodontics. He’s in fact co-author of the landmark text “Clinical Guide to Periodontics”, probably the first and most comprehensive source for the management of periodontal diseases, and he has a long experience as a teacher, clinician and researcher. In the following interview, Dr. Fine states an obvious truth for most dentists, but not yet for most patients or governments: that dentistry is an essential health service.

103rd AAOMS annual meeting takes place in Nashville

September 29, 2021 | News

NASHVILLE, Tenn., USA: The 103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition is being held Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CAOMS). Attendees at the meeting can explore the newest technology and learn from some of the world’s top clinicians.

X-Nav achieves a milestone with its navigation system

September 27, 2021 | News

More than 150,000 dental implants have been surgically placed using X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation — a system designed to assist dental surgeons in achieving more accurate and less invasive dental implant results than freehand surgery.

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“The Dental Profession Speaks with One United Voice”

September 23, 2021 | Interviews | News

Dr. Chad Gehani, who in 1975 came to the US from India and in the fall of 2019, just months before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, was elected the 156th President of the American Dental Association, has a remarkably calm demeanor. This character trait was useful to him when he had to navigate without compass the challenge of the pandemic as the leader of the dental profession in the US, which he did mostly remotely from his private practice in Jackson Heights, Queens.

Extension of Ceramill CAD/CAM workflow—digital solutions lead the way into the dental practice

September 20, 2021 | Advertorial

KOBLACH, Austria: With its Ceramill Direct Restoration Solution (DRS), Amann Girrbach has extended its integrated digital workflow to the dentist and thus closed the communication gap that existed between the dental practice and the laboratory. The new digital workflow from Amann Girrbach has been designed to enable interdisciplinary future-oriented collaboration and streamlined production processes that enable same-day dentistry.

Operation Smile helps to strengthen health systems and elevate global standards

September 17, 2021 | News

Observed annually on Sept. 17, World Patient Safety Day aims to raise global awareness about patient safety and calls for action to reduce patient harm. The theme for this year is “safe maternal and newborn care.”

Most dentists are vaccinated as mandates kick in

September 9, 2021 | News

A recent survey of practicing dentists conducted by the California Dental Association shows that 94 percent of surveyed dentists in the state are vaccinated against COVID-19. The online survey was conducted May 26 to June 8 jointly by CDA and the California Department of Public Health.

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CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry gets underway

September 9, 2021 | News

After being canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry is welcoming dental professionals back to the Moscone Convention Center. (And for those who are not here in person, an interactive virtual event is being held simultaneously!)

Three ways you can support CDA Foundation

September 8, 2021 | News

As the COVID-19 landscape continues to evolve, nonprofit organizations, especially those that facilitate access to health care, need support more than ever as they explore ways to deliver essential services to individuals safely ― and typically at an increased financial cost.

Smile Drive campaign provides hygiene products to kids

September 8, 2021 | News

Although they’re preventable, cavities are the leading chronic childhood disease in America. Many low-income families lack basic dental hygiene products in their homes. When kids can’t brush every day to keep their smiles healthy, the pain of tooth decay can keep them from eating, sleeping and attending school. Their poor oral hygiene habits contribute to the vicious cycle of poverty.

Greater New York returns, with COVID protocols in place

September 8, 2021 | Events | News

The Greater New York Dental Meeting, which was canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will return to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this year, from Nov. 26 to Dec. 1 (Friday through Wednesday).

Fall implant meetings to be held in person and online

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 to hold fall meeting both in-person and online

September 7, 2021 | Events | News

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.

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