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Use Medit Model Builder to create models from digital data

September 2, 2021 | Business | News

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.

Cellerant announces the 2021 Best of Class Technology Award winners

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.

Keep your chin up, neck straight and eyes forward with Infinity VUE

August 31, 2021 | News

Designs for Vision has several new and innovative products, including Infinity VUE, Panoramic Field and REVEAL.

Kettenbach Dental: Innovations that deliver reliability

August 30, 2021 | Business | News

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.

AAID unveils quiz to determine if patients are candidates for implants

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.

Many children with cleft lip and/or palate travel over an hour for care

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.

ADA publishes FAQ on vaccines in the dental office

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?

AAE publishes new position statement on vital pulp therapy

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.

Planmeca USA partners with The MOD Institute to provide evidence-based education

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.

University of Louisville dental school to operate clinic on Home of the Innocents campus

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.

PinkWave from Vista Apex receives Catapult Vote of Confidence

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.

OSAP announces new website and C.E. center

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.

ADA ‘strongly’ encouraging dental professionals to be vaccinated

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.

GC America to present live, biofilm-focused seminar

July 28, 2021 | Advertorial | Events

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.

AI-powered solutions for braces and aligners of all brands

July 27, 2021 | Business | News

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.

AAO urges its members to take cyber security threats seriously

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.

Survey shows most patients trust doctor’s advice on vaccine

July 21, 2021 | News

Vaccine incentives are less likely to convince Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine than a visit to their primary care physician, new research suggests. A recent survey of 2,005 respondents reveals that 88 percent who went to a primary care physician before getting the vaccine (1,202 respondents) said their doctor’s advice was an instrumental factor in their decision.

Updated COVID-19 procedures from ADA call for hazard assessments

July 14, 2021 | News

The American Dental Association recently released updated COVID-19 dental office procedures emphasizing need for hazard assessments. These new updated office procedures will help provide dentists with key information to consider as they asses COVID-19 workplace hazards and make decisions that are best for their individual practices, the ADA said.

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