Live WebinarOral Health in Comprehensive Cleft Care
29 Sep 2020, 10:00 AM EST (New York)
Dr. Gerhard Seeberger, Jayant Singh, Dr. Omolola Orenuga, Susannah Schaefer, Prof. Peter Mossey
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In 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released two decades of previously unpublished data, including 2.1 million reports of failed dental implants, more than 100,000 of which referred to 2018 alone.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.
April 22, 2020 | News
California Implant Institute, in collaboration with the University of Nevada at Las Vegas (UNLV), is offering an online implant fellowship program. The course was created by expert educators and clinicians. It comprises a comprehensive and modular online program that allows participants to gain foundational knowledge in all the various aspects critical to delivering successful surgical and prosthetic implant dentistry.
April 20, 2020 | News
The American Dental Association (ADA) recommended on March 16 that dentists restrict their practices to all but urgent and emergency care. This recommendation was later extended until April 30 at the earliest. The intent of the recommendation was to observe social distancing, help mitigate the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, conserve essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical frontline colleagues, and avoid the need for patients requiring emergency dental treatment to go to overburdened hospital emergency departments.
April 16, 2020 | News
Innovation at the University of Louisville involving multiple departments has led to a promising solution for the shortage of swabs in COVID-19 test kits. In response to a request from the Commonwealth of Kentucky, UofL’s Additive Manufacturing Institute of Science & Technology (AMIST), along with faculty and students in the Schools of Dentistry, Engineering and Medicine, have created a 3-D printed swab made of a pliable resin material.
April 15, 2020 | News
The COVID-19 crisis has caused a significant financial impact on dental practices, with collections for the vast majority of dentists less than 5 percent of what is typical. This is according to a second round of results from an ADA Health Policy Institute poll.
April 13, 2020 | News
HUNTINGTON, N.Y., USA: In ongoing celebration of February as National Children’s Dental Health Month, PRoHEALTH Dental visited the Huntington YMCA to teach children in the pre-school program about the importance of good oral hygiene.
April 10, 2020 | News
Sacramento, Calif. — California health-care providers will be challenged to meet the needs of patients during this pandemic, with active COVID-19 cases expected to surpass the medical capability of the state to respond within its normal workforce. Dentists, with their knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pharmacology and sterile surgical techniques, are invaluable to the health-care worker surge capacity necessary to meet this need.
April 9, 2020 | Business
TORONTO — As an infection control specialist, Coltene SciCan remains committed to providing solutions and sharing knowledge to help prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
April 8, 2020 | News
Last fall, the American Association of Endodontists provided more than 50 endodontic treatments to patients in need in the Boston area. The services were given in collaboration with the endodontics departments at all three Boston dental schools: Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics; Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Division of Endodontics; and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics.