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Dr. Tara L. Aghaloo elected to lead AO Board

March 15, 2021 | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: Tara L. Aghaloo, DDS, MD, PhD, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon from UCLA School of Dentistry, was elected president at the Academy of Osseointegration’s Annual Business Meeting, held during “Game Changers,” its 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting.

HHS authorizes dentists and dental students to give COVID-19 vaccines

March 12, 2021 | News

WASHINGTON, U.S.: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is amending an emergency declaration under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act to authorize additional providers, including dentists and dental students, to vaccinate patients for COVID-19 nationwide, according to a March 11 announcement in the Federal Register.

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Hinman Dental Meeting 2021: Dual exhibit hall experience

March 12, 2021 | News

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting is offering two unique Exhibit Hall experiences this year. Dental professionals are invited to visit Hinman’s Exhibit Hall in person or virtually, on Friday, March 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST) and Saturday, March 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (EST).

Hinman Dental Meeting 2021: Back together again

March 12, 2021 | News

It’s been almost two years since the doors to the Thoman P. Hinman Dental Meeting closed on the 2019 event. No one on that day in late March that year had any idea what would happen the following year.

Hinman announces retirement of longtime executive director Sylvia Ratchford

March 11, 2021 | News

The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting has announced that its longtime executive director, Sylvia Ratchford, will retire in May, following her 25th Hinman Dental Meeting.

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A new doctor-driven implant company: Ditron Dental USA

March 10, 2021 | Business | News

A newcomer with an interesting story emerged on the U.S. implant scene last fall during the global pandemic. Ditron Dental USA, the U.S. affiliate of Ditron Dental, officially began commercial operations in October.

Henry Schein donates PPE for health care workers and social service providers

March 5, 2021 | Business | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has donated more than 10 million items of personal protective equipment (PPE) and supplies worth millions of dollars to enhance the safety of front-line health care professionals, social service providers, underserved populations and people with intellectual disabilities.

Last chance to register for the AO Virtual Annual Meeting

March 3, 2021 | News

There is still time to register for “Game Changers,” the Academy of Osseointegration’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, but you must act right away! With this interactive symposium being held March 12 to 14, you are urged to take careful note that registration will close this Monday, March 8. There will be no registration after this date.

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Live from Hinman: In-person and virtual offerings

March 2, 2021 | News

It’s been more than a year since those in the dental industry have been able to meet up in person, but at the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting, being held Friday, March 12, and Saturday, March 13, the opportunity has finally arrived for those who want to embrace it.

Henry Schein hosts ‘Managing Through Crisis’ virtual global media event

March 1, 2021 | Business | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: During the recent Chicago Midwinter Meeting, Henry Schein Inc. hosted a global media event, “Managing Through Crisis for a Stronger Tomorrow.” The virtual discussion allowed the company’s leadership to present its view of the future of dentistry within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Henry Schein announces virtual presence at Chicago Midwinter

February 25, 2021 | Events | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. announced today its virtual presence at the 2021 Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting, taking place February 25 to 27, 2021. Visitors to the Henry Schein virtual booth will have the opportunity to schedule showroom tours and consultation appointments from Henry Schein’s equipment supplier partners, view virtual demonstrations with Henry Schein’s digital workflow specialists, explore business solutions, and attend educational events led by leaders in the dental profession.

Registration alert: AO 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

February 25, 2021 | Events | News

There is still time to register and save for “Game Changers” — the Academy of Osseointegration’s 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting — but you must act right away!

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Interview: “Being president of CDS is an honor and privilege”

February 25, 2021 | Interviews

Like in every year, in 2021, the Chicago Dental Society (CDS) Midwinter Meeting, one of the largest dental exhibitions in North America, will welcome thousands of attendees and invite them to learn about the latest advancements in dental technology. However, owing to the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, this year’s event will take place in an online format for the first time in its 156-year history. In the run-up to the event, Dental Tribune International had the opportunity to speak with this year’s president of the CDS, Dr. Dean Nicholas, better known as Dr. Dino. In this interview, he talks about his passion for the dental profession and discusses some of the challenges and opportunities of organizing the society’s first virtual meeting.

Chicago Midwinter 2021: New look, same heart

February 25, 2021 | Events | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The Chicago Dental Society’s 156th Midwinter Meeting is here, and this year looks a lot different than any other time in the organization’s history: The classroom space is unlimited, the halls are traffic-free and the exhibitors are just a chat box away.

ADA announces commencement of 2021 Give Kids a Smile program

February 24, 2021 | News

The 19th annual Give Kids a Smile program virtually kicked off this month with more than 1,000 events across the country providing free dental health care to thousands of underserved children with the help of more than 8,100 dentists and 17,000 dental health team members.

Midwinter course: Aerosol mitigation

February 23, 2021 | Education | News

Air Techniques, a company known as a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment, is sponsoring the course, “A Practical Approach to Aerosol Mitigation,” presented by Dr. Martin Koch, at the 2021 Chicago Midwinter Meeting.

America’s ToothFairy campaign aims to ‘Bring the Smiles Back’

February 22, 2021 | News

As many nonprofit dental clinics are struggling to get caught up after the COVID-19 shutdowns, and families across the country delay essential dental treatment because of financial difficulties, America’s ToothFairy has responded with a new campaign to help “Bring the Smiles Back.”

Amann Girrbach presents attractive gateways to the future at virtual congress

February 22, 2021 | Advertorial

KOBLACH, Austria: Digitisation holds lucrative opportunities for the future of the dental industry. During its innovative AG.Live CON virtual congress that will take place from 20 to 24 April, Amann Girrbach will be showcasing how these opportunities can be easily exploited. Renowned dental technicians and clinicians will meet with the leading minds in research to explore avenues to advanced digitisation.

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