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Yankee Dental Congress ‘Advancing the Vision’

October 22, 2019 | News

BOSTON, Mass., USA: Yankee Dental Congress is New England’s largest meeting for professionals seeking the highest quality dental continuing education, as well as dental products, services and resources. With 26,000 dental professionals in attendance encompassing all member of the dental team, Yankee Dental Congress is the fifth largest dental meeting in the United States.

Remembering Dr. Mort Divack

October 21, 2019 | News

“Anyone here from the Bronx?” It was a question that changed his life, and the lives of others. Dr. Mort Divack asked that question as he entered an apartment to attend a social event many years ago.

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Zest Dental Solutions names Conner director of clinical affairs

October 17, 2019 | News

CARLSBAD, Calif., USA: Zest Dental Solutions, manufacturer of the LOCATOR Family of Attachment Systems and a provider of clinician-trusted dental materials and small equipment, has named Len Conner its new director of clinical affairs.

Webinar examines issues surrounding noise-induced hearing loss

October 2, 2019 | News

Noise-induced hearing loss is a significant occupational work hazard in dentistry. To help address this issue, Sam Shamardi, DMD, will present at live webinar, “Dentistry’s Deafening Silence,” on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7 PM EST (New York City time).

American Association of Endodontists announces Advocacy Action Center

October 2, 2019 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: To amplify the voice of endodontists, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) has rolled out a new, robust web-based advocacy center called the AAE Advocacy Action Center.

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Meeting review: 2019 AAOMS meeting in Boston

September 24, 2019 | News

BOSTON. Mass., USA: New research and its impact on oral and maxillofacial surgery and patient care oral and maxillofacial surgery and patient care was the focus of the 2019 American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 101st Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition. More than 4,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons, faculty, residents and allied staff are estimated to have attended the meeting, which took place Sept 19-21.

Darby Dental Supply donates to Hurricane Dorian relief efforts in the Bahamas

September 23, 2019 | News

JERICHO, NY, USA: Darby Dental Supply, one of the nation’s largest dental distributors, is donating thousands of supplies to support disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The powerful hurricane ravaged the Bahamas in late August, leaving a rising death toll and widespread destruction in its wake.

AO 2020 meeting preview: ‘Evolving Technologies in Implant Dentistry’

September 13, 2019 | News

“Evolving Technologies in Implant Dentistry” is the theme of the Academy of Osseointegration’s 35th Annual Meeting, taking place March 18 to 21 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

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Kess is named an honorary member of ADA

September 10, 2019 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Steven W. Kess, vice president of global professional relations at Henry Schein Inc., was named an American Dental Association honorary member for his dedication to improving oral health and access to care. Kess accepted his membership at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress 2019 in San Francisco on Sept. 6.

Osstell Beacon is now available in the United States

September 4, 2019 | Business | News

Osstell, developer of the proprietary diagnostic technology Osstell ISQ (Implant Stability Quotient), has announced that the Osstell Beacon is now available in the United States after receiving clearance from the FDA. The Osstell Beacon is described as a new, innovative and highly intuitive tool designed to assess dental implant stability.

Patterson Foundation awards more than $187,000 in grants

August 27, 2019 | News

ST. PAUL, Minn., USA: The Patterson Foundation recently announced $187,460 in grant funding to 11 non-profit organizations in the oral and animal health fields. These organizations were selected based on the foundation’s focus of providing dental care to disadvantaged communities and assistance dogs to veterans and people with disabilities.

When the Benco Dental Tooth Fairy talks, preschoolers listen

August 22, 2019 | News

PITTSTON, Pa., USA: Unless it’s during a visit to the dentist, people rarely volunteer details on their toothbrushing and flossing habits. Not the case with the 5-and-under crowd at Building Blocks Learning Center in Dallas, Pa. This summer, 26 students were more than willing to express their enthusiasm for dental hygiene, as well as love and admiration for the Benco Dental Tooth Fairy.

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Meeting review: ICOI World Congress XXXVII in New York City

August 20, 2019 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y. The global crossroads known as Times Square — home to ICOI World Congress XXXVII, held Aug. 15 to 17 — is among the most famous of all international locations. It’s therefore a fitting backdrop for an organization that boasts world-class educational offerings not only in the Americas, but in Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia as well.

Webinar: ‘Laser Assisted Crown Lengthening’

August 16, 2019 | Education | News

Dr. Robert A. Lowe will present a live webinar, “Laser Assisted Crown Lengthening – Gingival and Bony Corrections for Better Restorative Outcomes,” on Monday, Sept. 16 at 7:00 p.m. EST. To learn more about the webinar and to register, visit the Dental Tribune Study Club website.

New study shows root canal treatment’s bad rap may become a thing of the past

August 13, 2019 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Have you ever heard the phrase “worse than a root canal?” Chances are you have, but thanks likely to modern advancements in technology and the advanced training of root canal specialists, it turns out that cliché analogy may not ring as true as you think.

Glidewell Dental introduces a new oral sleep appliance

August 12, 2019 | Business | News

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., USA: Glidewell Dental has announced the release of a new mandibular advancement device, the Oasys Hinge Appliance. This oral sleep appliance is Medicare and PDAC (pricing, data analysis and coding) cleared under code E0486 to treat patients with mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Forward Science acquires intelligent, high-definition earpieces

August 8, 2019 | Business | News

HOUSTON, Texas, USA: Forward Science has acquired exclusive rights to intelligent, high-definition earpieces from Dental Innovations, LLC, a company that was founded by a periodontist with hopes of addressing issues confronted by dental professionals during daily practice.

Learning about the coming paradigm shift in 3-D dentistry

August 7, 2019 | Events | News

CBCT imaging has been primarily considered an integral part of the guided implant surgical process. However, with the availability of ultra-low-dose imaging, 3-D radiology is now a fundamental tool for routine diagnostics in general dentistry.

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