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Sweden’s top dental students receive Weissman/Dentatus award

November 13, 2020 | News

Freja Håkansson from the Faculty of Odontology at the University of Gothenburg; Hanna Dahl from the Faculty of Odontology at Malmö University; Linda Liljeblad from the Department of Dental Medicine at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm; and Evelina Svanelind from the Faculty of Odontology at the University of Umeå have received the titles of the Best Dental Students.

Three Domain Framework is the future of dentistry

November 11, 2020 | News

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbates the nation’s broken oral health care system, it has created an opportunity for the industry to move toward a new, more sustainable model centered around the patient, primary care and prevention.

AAID’s Virtual Experience goes live

November 11, 2020 | News

If you haven’t yet registered for the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Virtual Experience, it’s not too late. The annual meeting, which started today, continues through Saturday afternoon and promises to provide one of the best opportunities to enhance your implant knowledge this year.

Greater New York Dental Meeting: Coming Nov. 27 to Dec. 2

November 10, 2020 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: If you were worried about having a Thanksgiving weekend without a Greater New York Dental Meeting to attend, you’re in luck. The meeting will go on almost as normal, except it will be held virtually instead of in-person.

Webinar to present expert consensus on risk factors for predictable osseointegration

November 9, 2020 | Education | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: On Nov. 18, the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) will host a complimentary live Zoom webinar to discuss the latest literature and research surrounding its most recent summit: “Optimized Patient Care, Converting Osseointegration to Patientintegration.”

ADA supports point-of-care COVID-19 testing by dentists

November 6, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: According to a new policy from the American Dental Association, point-of-care testing to screen patients for chronic diseases and other medical conditions, including COVID-19, that could complicate dental care or put the patient and dental staff at risk is within a dentist’s scope of practice. “Yet currently, rapid and reliable COVID-19 tests are not available to dentists for in-office use, which makes no sense,” states ADA President Dr. Daniel Klemmedson.

All-virtual AAP Annual Meeting is just a click away

November 6, 2020 | News

It’s a new era for the AAP Annual Meeting, as this year’s event marks the first year it will be held entirely virtually, in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The event, held in collaboration with the Japanese Society of Periodontology and the Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology, went live today (Friday, Nov. 6), and will continue on through Sunday, Nov. 15.

Cerberus acquires National Dentex Labs

November 3, 2020 | Business | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., and PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., USA: Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., known as a global leader in alternative investing, announced that one of its affiliates has acquired National Dentex Labs (NDX), the largest network of fully owned dental labs in the United States dedicated to providing superior restorative dentistry solutions.

Dive into the AAID Virtual Experience, Nov. 11 to 14

November 2, 2020 | Events | News

There is no better opportunity to enhance your knowledge than at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) Virtual Experience, to be held Nov. 11 to 14 (Wednesday through Saturday). Attendees will be able to hear from like-minded dental professionals who elevated their practices.

AO to hold 36th Annual Meeting as dynamic, virtual symposium

October 30, 2020 | Events | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: After careful consideration of the ongoing spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the board of directors of the Academy of Osseointegration has decided to deliver its 36th Annual Meeting in an exciting, interactive, fully virtual format, the AO announced.

Coming soon: ‘Why Practices Need to Implement Retail Healthcare’

October 23, 2020 | News

These days, attracting new patients is of the upmost importance. But how can you do it better? Retail healthcare might just be the answer you’re looking for.

Henry Schein Cares Foundation launches ‘Wearing Is Caring’ campaign

October 22, 2020 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: The Henry Schein Cares Foundation (HSCF), in partnership with The UPS Foundation, recently launched “Wearing is Caring,” a public health campaign designed to raise awareness of disparities in underserved communities, the need for social distancing, and the importance of wearing face coverings to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 rate among dentists is less than 1 percent

October 21, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Although assumed to be at high risk for COVID-19, fewer than 1 percent of dentists nationwide were found to be positive for COVID-19, according to a first-of-its-kind report in the U.S. based on data collected in June.

AAE conducts media tour on dental emergencies during COVID-19

October 12, 2020 | News

To help increase awareness about the crucial work endodontists are performing during the COVID-19 pandemic, American Association of Endodontists President Dr. Alan H. Gluskin recently completed a media tour in which he delivered a message about the importance of seeking treatment for dental emergencies.

American Academy of Periodontology stresses the importance of periodontal health during COVID-19

October 9, 2020 | News

Despite recent World Health Organization (WHO) recommendations to delay routine dental procedures, the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has stressed the importance of maintaining periodontal health during the COVID-19 outbreak.

JOMS study: Motorized scooters result in more severe injuries than nonmotorized scooters

October 7, 2020 | News

Injuries involving motorized scooters result in more than triple the hospital admission rate of injuries involving nonmotorized scooters and may present a public health issue, according to a new study.

‘All W&H sterilizers kill the coronavirus’

October 5, 2020 | Interviews

As a pioneer and market leader in sterilization, the Austria-based company W&H is renowned for developing high-quality sterilization devices for the dental practice. Dental Tribune talked to W&H President and CEO Ing. Peter Malata to find out what are the appropriate sterilization levels now needed in the dental office.

AAOMS is waiting for you

October 1, 2020 | News

The 2020 Virtual AAOMS Annual Meeting, running from now through Oct. 10, is taking place online this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting combines the educational content of the association’s 102nd Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition, originally scheduled for this month, and annual Dental Implant Conference, originally scheduled for December, into one.

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