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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.
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.
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.
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.
LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., USA: Sonendo, manufacturer of the GentleWave System, recently reported that it has shipped more than 100,000 GentleWave Procedure Instruments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
At the annual meeting of the Channel3 group of key opinion leaders, held this year in June in Bologna in Italy, the fourth P-I Brånemark Award for Lifetime Achievement in Dentistry was given to Dr Michael Cohen, founder of the Seattle Study Club. Recognising lifetime achievement in dentistry, it is presented yearly in honour of the late Prof. Per-Ingvar Brånemark, whose research on osseointegration revolutionised implantology and introduced safe and effective implant treatments. At the event, Dental Tribune International’s Nathalie Schüller spoke with Dr Cohen about Seattle Study Club, the two textbooks he compiled and his concept of digital analogue hybridisation.
August 27, 2018 | News
ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), a community of clinicians, educators, consultants, researchers and industry representatives who advocate for the “Safest Dental Visit,” has announced that Michelle Lee, CPC, is the new executive director.
When we think about keeping our teeth and gingivae healthy, what comes to mind for many of us is a gentle toothbrush, a good brushing technique and some fluoride-containing toothpaste. True, these are the main ingredients in keeping the largest part of our teeth and gums healthy. However, as our understanding of the oral flora progresses, we have come to realise that conventional brushing methods still fail to access a neglected part of the mouth: the interdental space.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: Dentsply Sirona welcomed a group of female dentists and CEREC owners to the first EPIC Women’s Dental Meeting, held in Charlotte on July 27 and 28, at the new Dentsply Sirona Academy. EPIC (Educate, Practice, Innovate and Connect) combined clinical breakout sessions, organizational and product insights, and a keynote address by a best-selling female author and entrepreneur. The event aims included the fostering of camaraderie among like-minded professionals in an encouraging environment.
August 17, 2018 | News
MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has announced the launch of its 2018 Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities (HLHC) program, an initiative that supports community health centers in their efforts to provide medical and oral health screenings at free health events held in underserved communities across the U.S.
August 16, 2018 | News
With a focus on multidisciplinary evidence-based implant dentistry and the latest surgical, prosthetic and laboratory technologies, the Academy of Osseointegration’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting will feature AO member presenters from leading university programs along the East Coast.
The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) will celebrate its centennial anniversary during its 100th Annual Meeting, Scientific Sessions and Exhibition from Oct. 8 to 13 in Chicago.
HOUSTON, Texas, USA: Forward Science and EPI Health, a wholly owned subsidiary from EPI Group, have entered into an exclusive agreement licensing Sitavig to Forward Science in the dental market. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Sitavig on April 12, 2013. It is indicated for the treatment of recurrent herpes labialis (cold sores) in immunocompetent adults.
August 6, 2018 | News
The American Dental Association (ADA) has commended the federal agencies that announced an update is in the works to the 2000 Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health. In a press release, the ADA said it looks forward to taking part in the public process as the updated report is developed.
August 3, 2018 | News
TULSA, Okla., USA: Each year, Youth Services of Tulsa (YST) awards an organization or individual donor who has gone above and beyond to support youth in need with its coveted Youth Champion Award. The organization’s 2018 award was recently presented to Dentsply Sirona Endodontics at Blank Canvas, the signature event for Youth Services Tulsa.
August 1, 2018 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: This August, the ADA Foundation is rallying the dental community to raise at least $125,000 to improve access to oral health care for people with special needs. Funds raised during the ADA Foundation Challenge will be matched dollar for dollar up to $125,000 by Henry Schein Cares. The goal of the campaign is to secure at least $250,000.
August 1, 2018 | News
CHICAGO, Ill., USA: With the release of Oral Health America’s white paper, An Oral Health Benefit in Medicare Part B: It’s Time to Include Oral Health in Health Care, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association released the following statement:
July 25, 2018 | News
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: Heralding the home of the first modern root form dental implant placed and restored in the United States, the Academy of Osseointegration’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting will be held in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 14 to 15.
Creating occlusal guards and splints in-house is easier than ever, and 3-D printing and intraoral scanning are increasingly becoming the norm. Dental offices and labs are producing these types of appliances in-house with one click, minimizing labor and significantly reducing turnaround time. In a webinar presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on July 26, an expert will teach participants how to create occlusal guards and splints in-house with 3-D printing technology.
At the 5th German Mittelstands-Summit (SMEs summit) on June 29 in Ludwigsburg, Kettenbach GmbH & Co. KG was recognized as a TOP 100 innovator for 2018. The company and its 160 employees were recognized in the category “Innovative Success.” The president of the company, Jens Kuhn, accepted the award directly from the TV moderator and science journalist Ranga Yogeshwar.
The 105th Annual Convention of the National Dental Association (NDA) is being held July 11 to 15 at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The NDA, one of the oldest professional associations in America, is the premier dental organization for ethnic minorities representing more than 10,000 oral health professionals.