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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.

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.

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.

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.

Interview: “The true human factor cannot be replaced”

August 29, 2018 | Interviews | News

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.

Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) names Michelle Lee executive director

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.

Dentsply Sirona Academy opens in Charlotte, N.C.

August 23, 2018 | News

Dentsply Sirona, “The Dental Solutions Company,” celebrated the grand opening of its new, state-of-the-art training facility, the Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte (DSAC), with a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 24.

Why just using a normal toothbrush is not enough

August 20, 2018 | Advertorial | Interviews

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.

Dentsply Sirona holds first EPIC Women’s Dental Meeting

August 20, 2018 | Advertorial | Business | Events

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.

Henry Schein launches 2018 Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities program

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.

Academy of Osseointegration to hold Mid-Atlantic Regional Meeting

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.

AAOMS to mark 100th anniversary during its annual meeting in Chicago

August 15, 2018 | Events | News

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.

Forward Science licenses cold sore drug from EPI Health

August 10, 2018 | Business | News

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.

ADA commends efforts to update Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health

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.

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics employees prepare to deliver donations to Youth Services Tulsa

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.

ADA Foundation challenge: Raise $125,000 in August 2018

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.

ADHA supports white paper on importance of oral healthcare as a benefit of Medicare

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:

Registration is open for AO’s Mid Atlantic Regional Meeting

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.

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