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Georgia School of Orthodontics is named a Purple Heart School

November 19, 2018 | News

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga., USA: National, state and local members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, veterans and Purple Heart recipients, and city officials of Sandy Springs, Ga. (a Purple Heart City) joined Georgia School of Orthodontics (GSO) at a ceremony on Nov. 7 at its Sandy Springs facility.

Sonendo and TDO Software expand their strategic partnership

November 16, 2018 | Business | News

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., USA: Sonendo, the developer of the GentleWave System, recently announced that it has acquired TDO (The Digital Office) Software. Sonendo is experiencing exponential growth due to the market response for the GentleWave Procedure — an alternative approach to standard root canal treatment, the company said in a press release.

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Orascoptic’s EyeZoom and Spark are recognized with awards

November 16, 2018 | Business | News

MIDDLETON, Wis., USA: Orascoptic, a provider of loupe magnification and headlight systems for dental professionals, has been selected as a 2018 recipient of the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award. “The Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award continues to highlight the innovative dental technologies that will help shape the future of our profession,” said Dr. Lou Shuman, Best of Class founder and Cellerant CEO.

Glidewell now offering digital treatment planning to implant dentists

November 16, 2018 | Business | News

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., USA: Glidewell Laboratories recently announced that it is now offering digital treatment planning and surgical guide fabrication to implant dentists. Pairing the dental lab’s restorative expertise with three-dimensional treatment planning technology, the new DTP service is devoted to helping clinicians perform implant surgery with maximum safety and predictability while maintaining a prosthetically driven approach throughout treatment.

RGP unveils a new dental operatory at its headquarters

November 15, 2018 | Business | News

BRISTOL, R.I., USA: RGP, a company that for more than 20 years has provided ergonomic seating to dental professionals, recently added an exhibition operatory to its headquarters. Customers are invited to visit the operatory, located in Rhode Island, for in-person demonstrations.

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For Greater New York Dental Meeting attendees, there are presidential sites to visit!

November 8, 2018 | Events | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The 2018 Greater New York Dental Meeting is being held from Nov. 23 to 28 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, and attracts thousands of attendees from across the country and around the world. If you are coming to the meeting from out of town, you might want to consider things to do about town — after you’ve completed your courses and visited the exhibit hall, of course.

Viscardi Center’s ‘Take a Dental Health Day’ helps those with disabilities

November 2, 2018 | News

ALBERTSON, N.Y., USA: The Viscardi Center’s Project Accessible Oral Health Initiative hosted its first “Take a Dental Health Day — Screening and Education for the Disability Community” event recently, where more than 75 dentists, dental residents, dental students and volunteers were able to successfully educate and treat more than 200 children, adolescents and adults with disabilities at the center’s Albertson campus.

Meeting Review: 2018 AAP meeting in Vancouver

October 30, 2018 | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: The 104th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) was held Oct. 27 to 30 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Presented in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, the Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology and the Japanese Society of Periodontology, this meeting was a global experience for attendees.

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Volunteers build a playground and provide free dental care to children

October 25, 2018 | News

IRVINE, Calif., USA: The Smile Generation, Futuro Academy Public Charter School, Chicanos Por La Causa and KaBOOM! recently transformed an empty site on the Futuro Academy campus into a kid-designed, state-of-the-art playground in just six hours.

Meeting review: ADA 2018 in Honolulu

October 24, 2018 | News

HONOLULU, Hawaii, USA: There is nothing like a dental meeting in Hawaii. The beach is down the street, the exhibit hall is full of the best products and technology, and, at ADA 2018 — America’s Dental Meeting, which was held Oct. 18 to 22, the continuing education was in a league of its own.

Henry Schein showcases new solutions at ADA meeting

October 16, 2018 | Events | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has announced its lineup of new solutions and events to be featured during the annual meeting of the American Dental Association (ADA), to be held Oct. 18-20 in Honolulu.

Meeting review: 2018 AAOMS meeting in Chicago

October 15, 2018 | Events | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The 100th Annual Meeting, Scientific Session and Exhibition of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) was held Oct 8 to 13 at McCormick Place. Approximately 4,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons, academic faculty members, residents and office professionals attended the meeting, to partake in educational offerings, networking and new technology.

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Gen. Colin Powell delivers keynote at 2018 AAOMS meeting

October 11, 2018 | Events | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Gen. Colin L. Powell delivered the keynote address to a standing-room-only audience Oct. 10 at the 100th meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

International College of Dentists meets with Pope Francis

October 11, 2018 | News

ROME, Italy: Pope Francis, the leader of the Roman Catholic Church, recently hosted a delegation of 72 members and guests of the International College of Dentists (ICD) at the Vatican. As part of the event, which also included many other organisations and attendees, representatives of the ICD’s College Centennial Committee presented the Pope with a unique, one-off commemorative book featuring its ongoing humanitarian programme in Angola and introduced the core values of the college.

Georgia School of Orthodontics Welcomes Class of 2021

October 9, 2018 | News

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Georgia School of Orthodontics (GSO) recently welcomed a new class of residents to its 36-month residency program. GSO enrolls 18 dentists each year and offers advanced orthodontic education to those who have completed an accredited dental school in the U.S. or an equivalent foreign dental school.

Henry Schein Orthodontics to hold symposium in San Diego

October 8, 2018 | Events | News

CARLSBAD, Calif., USA: Henry Schein Orthodontics, the orthodontics business of Henry Schein Inc., has announced its Orthodontic Excellence and Technology Symposium will take place Feb. 21-23, 2019, in San Diego, at the Hotel del Coronado Resort.

Convergent Dental releases ‘next generation’ of its Solea laser

October 5, 2018 | Business | Interviews | News

Convergent Dental has unveiled “The Next Generation” of its Solea CO2 all-tissue dental laser system. According to the company, the new version of Solea is smaller, cuts faster, smoother, and now more than 99 percent of cavity preps can be treated without anesthesia.

Pacific Dental Services Foundation provides care in Ethiopia

October 4, 2018 | News

IRVINE, Calif., USA: The Pacific Dental Services (PDS) Foundation, a charitable organization committed to providing oral health care to those in need, recently provided comprehensive oral health care to patients in the communities of Mekelle and Hawzen, in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia.

Accelerating global progress on oral health

October 3, 2018 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Some of the world’s leading policy experts gathered on Sept. 28, 2018, for a United Nations side meeting on oral health. The side meeting was conducted by the New York University College of Dentistry and its World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center, together with the NYU College of Global Public Health.

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Meeting review: 2018 AAID Annual Conference in Dallas

October 2, 2018 | News

DALLAS, Texas, USA: “The future is now” was not just the theme of this year’s American Academy of Implant Dentistry Annual Conference, it was also the leading concept behind every facet of this compelling annual event.

Meeting review: ICOI World Congress XXXVI in Las Vegas

October 1, 2018 | News

LAS VEGAS, Nev., USA: “Future Treatment Concepts” was not just a part of the theme of this year’s ICOI World Congress XXXVI in cooperation with the FDI, it was also one of the leading concepts behind every facet of this compelling annual event.

Sonendo announces a milestone: 100,000 GentleWave instruments shipped

September 20, 2018 | Business | News

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., USA: Sonendo, manufacturer of the GentleWave System, recently reported that it has shipped more than 100,000 GentleWave Procedure Instruments.

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PROVATA advanced dental implant system now available in the U.S.

September 18, 2018 | Business | News

JUPITER, Fla., USA: Southern Implants North America (SINA) has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its innovative internal hex dental implant system, PROVATA, making the product offering commercially available for sale in the U.S. for the first time.

Henry Schein announces new roles for senior dental leaders

September 17, 2018 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has announced new roles for two of its senior dental leaders. Tim Sullivan will assume the role of executive advisor, global dental, while A.J. Caffentzis will become president, U.S. dental distribution. Both Sullivan and Caffentzis will continue to report to Jonathan Koch, senior vice president and CEO of Henry Schein’s Global Dental Group.

Meeting review: 2018 CDA Presents in San Francisco

September 13, 2018 | Events | News

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: At CDA Presents the Art and Science of Dentistry, held Sept. 6 to 8 at Moscone South, the educational opportunities included workshops, lectures and free one-hour lectures on the exhibit hall floor. Every topic in dentistry was touched upon. Topics included billing, team-building opportunities, chairside CAD/CAM, implant restorations and more.

Henry Schein helps students return to the classroom

September 10, 2018 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. is helping underserved children around the world head back to school with confidence by providing them with backpacks, school supplies and new clothes through its 21st annual “Back to School” program. More than 5,000 kids participated in this year’s program at 30 Henry Schein locations in the U.S., Canada, Scotland and Spain.

Outstanding imaging with Planmeca CBCT units

September 7, 2018 | Business | News

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: As a global leader in digital imaging, Planmeca provides a range of solutions designed to suit all imaging needs. All of the company’s CBCT units support three different types of 3-D imaging, as well as extra-oral bitewing, cephalometric and digital panoramic imaging. This ability to go between 2-D and 3-D imaging allows clinicians unparalleled flexibility, according to Planmeca, as they can choose the techniques that work best with each case. With proprietary features for imaging with ultra-low radiation doses and patient movement correction also available, Planmeca promises to deliver a completely unique dental digital imaging experience.

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Should you brush or floss first?

September 5, 2018 | News

Researchers have found that flossing before brushing may be the ideal sequence for the most thorough removal of dental plaque. The report is featured in the Journal of Periodontology (JOP), which is published by the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP).

OSAP increases commitment to support Dental Infection Control Awareness Month

September 1, 2018 | News

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is ramping up its efforts to support Dental Infection Control Awareness Month (DICAM) in September. DICAM was introduced as an annual observance of the “Safest Dental Visit” to help clinicians and infection control coordinators promote a safe, professional environment, encourage patient dialogue, attract new patients and enhance the overall image of their practice.

AADOM presents Green Leader Award to Kelli Carter

August 30, 2018 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. joined the American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM) to announce that Kelli Carter, practice manager for Delray Beach, Fla.-based Advanced Dentistry South Florida, has received AADOM’s sixth annual Green Leader Award.

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