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Coltene SciCan launches COVID-19 information resource webpage

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.

Endodontists from all three Boston dental schools provide donated care to local patients

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.

Hinman moves 2020 meeting and program to 2021

April 7, 2020 | News

ATLANTA — The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting — one of the nation’s largest dental meetings — has announced it will move the Hinman 2020 educational program, speakers and events to March 11-13, 2021.

Henry Schein opens registration for virtual wellness symposium amid COVID-19 pandemic

April 7, 2020 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Henry Schein Inc. announced its latest virtual resource to help dental and medical practice owners navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Academy of Osseointegration announces five new webinars for April

April 6, 2020 | News

Arlington Heights, Ill. — The Academy of Osseointegration (AO) is expanding its comprehensive live webinar series to provide members and dental professionals an essential portal through which to receive cutting-edge, evidence-based insights in implant dentistry, including COVID-19, and gain valuable C.E. credits.

2020 PNDC is canceled, but meeting planners lock in dates for 2021

April 6, 2020 | Events | News

After careful consideration and with the health and safety of its attendees in mind, the Washington State Dental Association has decided to cancel the 2020 Pacific Northwest Dental Conference, which was scheduled to take place May 28-30 in Seattle.

ADA urges dentists to heed April 30 interim postponement recommendation

April 3, 2020 | News

CHICAGO — The current American Dental Association (ADA) recommendation for dentists to keep their offices closed to all but emergency care expires on April 6. The new interim recommendation from the ADA is that dentists keep their offices closed to all but urgent and emergency procedures until April 30 at the earliest. 

A-dec joins the fight against COVID-19

April 2, 2020 | Business

Newberg, Ore. — A-dec has announced that it is manufacturing personal protective equipment (PPE) in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company has been working to develop a variety of PPE products that are in critical need by health-care workers.

Henry Schein announces further efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic

April 2, 2020 | Business

MELVILLE, N.Y.— Henry Schein Inc. announced it will serve as the exclusive distributor in the United States of a second point-of-care rapid test kit that can detect antibodies associated with COVID-19 in as few as 15 minutes.

AAE tells governors and state health officials that endodontists need PPE

April 1, 2020 | News

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) is telling governors and state health officials that endodontists, who are essential emergency health care providers, should receive N95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE).

Your donations are needed

March 30, 2020 | News

The Greater New York Dental Meeting, along with its co-sponsors, the New York County Dental Society, representing the Dentists of Manhattan, and the Second District Dental Society, representing the Dentists of Brooklyn and Staten Island, have teamed up with the National Dental Association to help support the need for masks, gowns, gloves and any other infection control products you might have in your offices.

Forward Science making hand sanitizer for Houston-area hospitals

March 27, 2020 | Business | News

HOUSTON, Texas, USA: Forward Science, a Houston-based and locally operated MedTech company, is producing hand sanitizer to meet market demands during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Henry Schein announces availablity of point-of-care antibody rapid test

March 26, 2020 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. announced today (March 26, 2020) the availability of an antibody rapid blood test, known as Standard Q COVID-19 IgM/IgG Rapid Test, intended to be administered at the point of care. According to the company, the test delivers results within 15 minutes from a pinprick with no instrumentation required.

Academy of Osseointegration elects Dr. Clark M. Stanford 34th president

March 26, 2020 | Events | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: Clark M. Stanford, DDS, PhD, MHA, prosthodontist and distinguished professor and dean, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, has been elected as the Academy of Osseointegration’s 34th president.

AAPD 2020 Annual Session canceled

March 25, 2020 | Events | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry board of trustees has canceled the AAPD 2020 Annual Session that had been scheduled for May 21–24 in Nashville, Tenn.

Disposable saliva ejectors offered free to dental practices handling emergency procedures

March 24, 2020 | News

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., USA: In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, through June 31, DOVE Dental Products will provide 25 SE Plus Single-use Disposable Saliva Ejectors at no cost to any U.S. dental office requiring a disposable option for emergency services.

Citizen science: Flossing and dental visits correlate to healthier mouths

March 24, 2020 | Education | News

FORT COLLINS, Colo., USA: Most people know that good oral hygiene – brushing, flossing and regular dental visits – is linked to good health. Colorado State University microbiome researchers offer fresh evidence to support that conventional wisdom, by taking a close look at invisible communities of microbes that live in every mouth.

Greater New York Dental Meeting planning remains on track

March 23, 2020 | Events | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: With New York among the states hit hardest to date by spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, organizers of the annual Greater New York Dental Meeting remain “cautiously optimistic” that the November meeting will take place as scheduled, and planning for the meeting is moving forward.

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