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AO’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.: ‘Current Factors in Clinical Excellence’

January 11, 2019 | Events | News

If you’re interested in the latest evidence-based advances in clinical practice and the science underpinning implant dentistry while networking with dental colleagues across all specialties and corners of the globe, the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) is a must-attend event.

Hinman launches new #MyHinman campaign and unveils new G.O.L.D. Program

January 11, 2019 | Events | News

ATLANTA, Ga., UA: The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting — described by event organizers as the nation’s leading dental meeting and comprehensive source of continuing education in dentistry — has launched its new #MyHinman campaign. When someone posts the official hashtag, #MyHinman, on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram between now and Hinman 2019, which will be held March 21-23, he or she will help raise money for scholarships and be entered into a monthly drawing for $100 cash.

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Grant from Delta Dental funds Columbia University mobile care unit

January 8, 2019 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The Delta Dental Community Care Foundation recently announced it has awarded Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) a $585,000 grant to purchase a new mobile dental clinic to serve children in Harlem, Washington Heights, Inwood and the Bronx through the school’s Community DentCare program.

Orascoptic is granted a U.S. patent for the optical design used in all its headlights

January 3, 2019 | Business | News

MIDDLETON, Wis., USA: Orascoptic, a supplier of vision solutions for dental and medical professionals, was recently granted a U.S. patent for the optical design used in each of its headlights. According to the company, the granting of this patent means that Orascoptic offers customers a highly uniform spot with the least amount of weight in comparison to other solutions on the market.

Benco Dental named one of best places to work in northeast Pennsylvania

December 27, 2018 | Business | News

PITTSTON, Pa., USA: Times Leader Media Group, a collection of print and digital products that provide coverage of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area, recently recognized Benco Dental as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Northeast Pennsylvania.

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ADA taps Dr. Chad Gehani, an endodontist, as its new leader

December 21, 2018 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: For Dr. Chad Gehani, the first endodontist to serve as president of the American Dental Association in over a decade, the future of dentistry and root canal treatment is bright.

quip raises $40 million to support upcoming consumer product and professional service launches

December 17, 2018 | Business | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: quip, an oral health company that is aiming to make oral care more simple, accessible and enjoyable, recently announced a $40 million venture round of funding through a combination of equity and debt financing off the back of its launch at Target.

CareCredit is now integrated into Henry Schein’s practice management software

December 17, 2018 | Business | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. and CareCredit, a provider of patient financing, have announced the integration of CareCredit’s financing tool into Henry Schein’s dental and veterinary practice management software solutions. The integration offers practices more financing options for their patients and pet owners, while improving practice efficiency.

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New law seeks to improve access to oral health care for underserved patients

December 13, 2018 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Dental Association (ADA) commends Congress for passing the Action for Dental Health Act. For years, dentists have worked to improve access to oral health care for underserved Americans and have championed this patient-benefiting legislation.

Meeting review: 2018 Greater New York Dental Meeting

December 7, 2018 | Events

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The 2018 Greater New York Dental Meeting was held Nov. 23 to 28 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan. With courses offered in the lecture halls and right on the exhibit hall floor, attendees had plenty of opportunities to increase their knowledge.

Live Webinar: Image Is Everything, High Value Dentistry Redefined

December 3, 2018 | Education | News

Dr. Alex Touchstone DDS, FICOI will present a live webinar, “Image Is Everything, High Value Dentistry Redefined,” on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. EST. During this course, Touchstone will demonstrate how to integrate various forms of digital imaging devices to engage and educate the patient.

Bisco launches Pro-V C&B temporary crown and bridge material

November 27, 2018 | Business | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Here at the 2018 Greater New York Dental Meeting, Bisco Dental Products is launching Pro-V C&B temporary crown and bridge material, designed to quickly and easily create durable and natural-looking restorations.

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TechCentral OmniCore now available to larger practices, too

November 26, 2018 | Business | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein One, a joint venture of Henry Schein Inc., announced at the Greater New York Dental Meeting that its all-in-one network infrastructure solution, OmniCore, now features a more robust server, increased storage space (both locally and in the cloud) and the ability to connect up to 44 end point connections.

Greater insight at 2018 New York meeting

November 25, 2018 | Events | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: In today’s ever-expanding online world of endlessly scrolling “verified-user” reviews and near immediate delivery of virtually any product or service, many continue to predict the end of face-to-face conferences because of the inconveniences and time disruption.

Greater New York Dental Meeting offers plenty of education

November 23, 2018 | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The 94th annual Greater New York Dental Meeting, taking place Nov. 23-28 at the Jacob K. Javits Center in Manhattan, offers expanded educational programs and a huge range of opportunities for attendees.

Henry Schein showcases new solutions and live events in New York

November 21, 2018 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. is presenting a lineup of new solutions, exclusive product offers and special events at the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM), being held Nov 25-28 at the Jacob K. Javits Center, as part of the company’s broader effort to accelerate the adoption of digital technology in the dental profession.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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