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Academy of Osseointegration elects Dr. Clark M. Stanford 34th president

March 26, 2020 | Events | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: Clark M. Stanford, DDS, PhD, MHA, prosthodontist and distinguished professor and dean, College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, has been elected as the Academy of Osseointegration’s 34th president.

AAPD 2020 Annual Session canceled

March 25, 2020 | Events | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry board of trustees has canceled the AAPD 2020 Annual Session that had been scheduled for May 21–24 in Nashville, Tenn.

Disposable saliva ejectors offered free to dental practices handling emergency procedures

March 24, 2020 | News

CHESTERFIELD, Mo., USA: In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, through June 31, DOVE Dental Products will provide 25 SE Plus Single-use Disposable Saliva Ejectors at no cost to any U.S. dental office requiring a disposable option for emergency services.

Citizen science: Flossing and dental visits correlate to healthier mouths

March 24, 2020 | Education | News

FORT COLLINS, Colo., USA: Most people know that good oral hygiene – brushing, flossing and regular dental visits – is linked to good health. Colorado State University microbiome researchers offer fresh evidence to support that conventional wisdom, by taking a close look at invisible communities of microbes that live in every mouth.

Greater New York Dental Meeting planning remains on track

March 23, 2020 | Events | News

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: With New York among the states hit hardest to date by spread of the virus that causes COVID-19, organizers of the annual Greater New York Dental Meeting remain “cautiously optimistic” that the November meeting will take place as scheduled, and planning for the meeting is moving forward.

Online dental auction will benefit preventive services for children

March 20, 2020 | News

America’s ToothFairy has launched its 6th annual online charity auction. Bid For Smiles will run from March 20 to 27. Dental products and equipment will be available for bid at deep discounts. Proceeds raised will go to preventive service programs to help kids in need prevent tooth decay.

California Dental Association cancels its annual Anaheim meeting

March 19, 2020 | News

SACRAMENTO, Calif., USA: Referring to the latest public health guidance designed to curtail the spread of COVID-19, the California Dental Association has cancelled CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry. The annual meeting had been scheduled for May 14–16 in Anaheim, Calif.

AAE provides considerations for dental and endodontic care during COVID-19 crisis

March 19, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Association of Endodontists (AAE) announced several recommended considerations to its 8,000-plus endodontist and dentist members amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The announcement came at a time when other dental organizations revealed similar recommendations regarding dental care and emergency vs. non-emergency treatment.

COVID-19 prompts cancellation of 2020 AACD meeting

March 18, 2020 | News

MADISON, Wis., USA: The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry has cancelled its 36th AACD Annual Scientific Session due to the ongoing threat posed by the COVID-19 outbreak. The event had been scheduled for April 22–25 in Orlando.

Henry Schein launches COVID-19 Resource Center

March 18, 2020 | News

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has launched the COVID-19 Resource Center, a web-based hub that provides industry-specific information to help office-based dental and medical practitioners navigate the COVID-19 outbreak.

CDC guidelines for COVID-19 control in dental settings

March 17, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Dental Association is urging dental professionals across the U.S. to view the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's COVID-19 situation summary web page for current insight.

ADA calls upon dentists to postpone elective procedures

March 17, 2020 | News

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: On March 17, the American Dental Association issued a recommendation to member dentists that dental practices across the U.S. postpone elective procedures for the next three weeks to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

American Association of Orthodontists cancels its 2020 meeting

March 17, 2020 | News

The American Association of Orthodontists has announced the cancellation of its Annual Session, scheduled to take place later this spring in Atlanta. “Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, we have made the difficult but important decision to cancel the AAO Annual Session, originally scheduled for May 1-4, 2020,” the AAO announced today on its website.

AAE cancels its annual meeting, scheduled for April 1-4 in Nashville

March 12, 2020 | News

As concerns over the global coronavirus pandemic continue to mount, the American Association of Endodontists has canceled AAE20, its annual meeting, which was scheduled to take place April 1-4 in Nashville, Tenn. AAE made the announcement today (March 12) in a statement sent to its members and meeting guests.

Hinman cancels 2020 meeting, scheduled in Atlanta March 19-21

March 11, 2020 | News

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting — one of the nation’s largest dental meetings — announced today (March 11, 2020) that it has canceled Hinman 2020, which was scheduled for March 19-21 at the Georgia World Congress Center and Omni Hotel at CNN Center in Atlanta. The 108th Meeting was forced to cancel due to the growing number of COVID-19 concerns domestically and abroad, and those implications, which have substantially impacted the logistics of the conference.

AO provides additional insight behind cancellation of its 35th Annual Meeting in Seattle

March 10, 2020 | News

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., USA: The Board of Directors and staff of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) sincerely appreciate the understanding shown by members and the global implant dentistry community in response to last week’s announcement to cancel AO’s 35th Annual Meeting, the organization said in a statement issued March 10.

Dr. Miguel Ortiz to lecture on photography and impression techniques

March 9, 2020 | News

The Atlantic Beach Continuum for Dental Education — Peninsula Dental Society announced that Dr. Miguel Ortiz of Harvard University will speak on April 3. The title of the lecture is “CAD-CAM Dental Materials From Science to Patients: Contemporary Dental Photography and Impression Techniques.” Seminars begin at 8:30 a.m. at The Sands of Atlantic Beach, 1395 Beech St., Atlantic Beach, N.Y.

2020 ADSO summit postponed amid Coronavirus (Covid-19) conditions

March 7, 2020 | News

ARLINGTON, Va., USA: The Association for Dental Support Organizations announced that it will postpone its 2020 ADSO Summit, which was scheduled for March 11 to 13 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

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