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Mark your calendars for upcoming ICOI events

February 18, 2021 | Events | News

If you’re itching to spend some in-person time with colleagues and other implant industry professionals, you are in luck. The International Congress of Oral Implantologists is planning for two in-person events later this year.

Get to the ‘Heart of Dentistry’ at 2021 Midwinter Meeting

February 18, 2021 | Events | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: It’s almost time for the Chicago Dental Society’s 156th Midwinter Meeting. In just over a week, you will be able to access a wide variety of educational sessions, meet with exhibitors to learn about the newest and most innovative products in the dental industry and spend some virtual time with your staff and colleagues.

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2021 ICOI Winter Implant Symposium: ‘Focus on Technology’

February 18, 2021 | Events | News

The ICOI Winter Implant Symposium is under way, and this year it’s all taking place virtually. With a few clicks of your mouse, you can find a variety of educational presentations from well-known speakers, visit a virtual exhibit hall to talk to exhibitors about some of the newest products in the industry and network with colleagues you might not have seen in a while.

Dental meetings: The who, what and where

February 17, 2021 | Events | News

With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting every scheduled dental meeting, it can be hard to keep up with what is happening when. To help with that, we have a list of some of the upcoming meetings and what you can expect.

Report: Global dental implant market to expand considerably

February 17, 2021 | Business | News

According to industry experts in a new report, the worldwide dental implant market was valued at $2.728 billion in 2019 and is anticipated to record substantial growth between 2020 and 2025. Rising prevalence of tooth decay, especially among the booming geriatric population, and growing demand for cosmetic dentistry are the key growth catalysts of the industry.

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Survey reveals COVID-19 is a major factor in Americans’ failing dental health

February 16, 2021 | News

A recent survey commissioned by the American Association of Endodontists reveals that more than half of Americans say the COVID-19 pandemic has caused them to put off general dental check-ups, which can lead to serious oral health problems.

Registration, savings closing soon for AO 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

February 15, 2021 | News

When it comes to registering for “Game Changers,” the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), time is of the essence. With what promises to be a dynamic and interactive symposium, scheduled to be held March 12 to 14, advance registration savings of up to $250 are available only through March 1 — and registration will close on March 8.

Interview: “Dental technology advances dentistry”

February 15, 2021 | Education | Interviews

With its transformative power, digital dentistry is slowly taking over dental practices and laboratories all around the world. In a free webinar on Feb. 17, prosthodontist Dr. Ryan C. Lewis will talk about how digital dentistry can help improve workflow efficiency and will highlight some of the latest advancements in digital dentistry. Prior to his online presentation, he shared some thoughts on the topic.

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NYU College of Dentistry receives grant to develop new oral cancer pain treatment

February 10, 2021 | News

NYU College of Dentistry clinician-scientists Seiichi Yamano and Brian Schmidt have set out to develop a new class of medicines using gene therapy to effectively and safely treat oral cancer pain.

Educational offerings focus on treating patients with disabilities

February 5, 2021 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Dental has announced the 2021 schedule for its new webinar series, “Breaking Down Barriers to Care: Treating Patients with Disabilities.” The free webinar series was designed to equip oral health professionals with education and resources to help them confidently accept and effectively treat patients with disabilities.

Forward Science donates hand sanitizer to small businesses and organizations in need

February 4, 2021 | Business | News

HOUSTON, Texas, USA: In March of 2020, Forward Science, a privately held MedTech company founded in Stafford, Texas, began utilizing its FDA-regulated facility to create high-quality surface disinfectant and hand sanitizer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CareCredit announces partnership with RevenueWell

February 3, 2021 | Business | News

COSTA MESA, Calif., and CHICAGO, Ill., USA: CareCredit, a provider of health, wellness and personal care credit products, and RevenueWell, a provider of patient engagement solutions, recently announced a partnership to help practices aid more of their patients get the care they need.

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Henry Schein maintains its top ranking on LGBTQ workplace equality

February 2, 2021 | Business | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

America’s ToothFairy responds to restricted volunteer opportunities with More Smiles Campaign

February 1, 2021 | News

“Stacey” was in desperate need of help, but her situation seemed hopeless. With her father in prison and an absentee mother who is addicted to drugs, she lives with her grandmother, Sue. Stacey urgently needed a crown on a deteriorated tooth, but the $1,000 procedure was not covered by her state-funded health plan and cost more than Sue could afford living on Social Security.

Yankee Dental Congress 2021: ‘Changing the Game’

January 28, 2021 | Events | News

The world has changed a lot in the past year, and Yankee Dental Congress is changing with it. For the next three days (Jan. 28 to 30), you can participate in Yankee Dental Congress 2021 via an entirely digital experience.

Hinman plans a hybrid dental meeting March 12 to 13

January 22, 2021 | Events | News

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting plans to host its 2021 meeting March 12 and 13 both in person at the Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center and virtually, with live streaming courses and events.

Live webinar: Zirconia implants for the cosmetic zone

January 20, 2021 | Education

Zirconia implants are the best solution for missing teeth in the cosmetic region. Those who attend a live webinar to be presented by Dr. Paresh Patel, ICOI diplomate, will learn why the innovations in zirconia implants are an essential benefit to the dental practice. “Zirconia Implants for the Cosmetic Zone” will be presented on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. EST (New York).

University aims to make dentistry more diverse

January 20, 2021 | Education | News

BUFFALO, N.Y., U.S.: A student at the University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine has developed a new initiative that aims to remove barriers to studying dentistry for students of color. The free program, named Destination Dental School, is open to eligible undergraduate students from all over the U.S. and will provide them with a number of mentoring, training and sponsorship opportunities.

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