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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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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