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Meeting Review: 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting Dec 6, 2016 | News USA

Meeting Review: 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: At the 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting, many different educational opportunities were offered to attendees — from seminars to workshops to live dentistry. In the exhibit hall, the very latest technology was on display. Whether it was healthier patients, a healthier practice or even a healthier world attendees were after, the meeting had everyone covered.

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America’s ToothFairy announces leadership transition Nov 30, 2016 | News USA

America’s ToothFairy announces leadership transition

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation recently announced the retirement of Fern Ingber, founding president and CEO. The Board of Directors has appointed Jill Malmgren, former chief operating officer, as her successor. Malmgren assumed leadership of America’s ToothFairy as executive director on Nov 7. Ingber will serve as president emeritus in an advisory capacity to the organization’s leadership until Feb. 28, 2017.

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Scientific American and Colgate-Palmolive publish ‘The Future of Oral Health’ Nov 29, 2016 | News USA

Scientific American and Colgate-Palmolive publish ‘The Future of Oral Health’

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Scientific American Custom Media and Colgate-Palmolive Company hosted an offsite gathering Monday morning during the 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting to discuss their recent collaboration on a Scientific American Custom Media publication that focuses on global oral health-care issues.

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Greater New York Dental Meeting offers educational opportunities Nov 28, 2016 | News USA

Greater New York Dental Meeting offers educational opportunities

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Many educational opportunities are being offered at the 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting. From seminars to workshops to live dentistry, there is sure to be something on the schedule that fits your specific interests. On Sunday, Dr. Brian Harris of San Antonio presented “Maximize the Use of Composite Resin Materials to Grow Your Practice,” one of many standing-room-only presentations in the Live Dentistry Arena.

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Henry Schein announces new solutions and events designed to make delivery of care more efficient Nov 27, 2016 | News USA

Henry Schein announces new solutions and events designed to make delivery of care more efficient

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Inc. has announced a range of new solutions and events to be featured during the Greater New York Dental Meeting, designed to help oral health professionals operate a more productive practice and more efficiently provide care to patients. Henry Schein’s presence at the meeting, which will be held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City from Nov. 27 to 30, includes a rich lineup of activities promoting technological advances in dentistry and insights from ...

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ADHA white paper looks at hygienist’s role in diagnosis Nov 23, 2016 | News USA

ADHA white paper looks at hygienist’s role in diagnosis

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) has released a white paper that underscores the ability of the dental hygienist to perform dental hygiene diagnosis as part of the oral-care team working to ensure that every patient is evaluated and treated based on individual oral health needs. According to the ADHA paper, dental hygiene diagnosis is an essential part of dental hygiene care and scope of practice, yet confusion exists on how to implement it into daily practice.

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Yankee Dental Congress sessions to address opioid addiction risk Nov 22, 2016 | News USA

Yankee Dental Congress sessions to address opioid addiction risk

Nearly 28,000 dental professionals and guests from across the U.S. are expected at what organizers describe the as New England’s largest dental meeting: Yankee Dental Congress 2017 will be from Jan. 25–29, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Among the 300 courses are programs tying into Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s effort to combat addiction in the commonwealth.

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AAOMS hosts Chicago conference Nov 18, 2016 | News USA

AAOMS hosts Chicago conference

Dental implant clinicians may consider a trip to Chicago in early December for the compelling educational opportunities offered during the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) 2016 Dental Implant Conference. The conference will take place Dec. 1-3 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. Presenters include Drs. Anthony Sclar, Dr. Tara L. Aghaloo, Dr. Istvan Urban, Jay Malmquist, Michael Block and many more.

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There’s plenty to see in New York City! Nov 16, 2016 | News USA

There’s plenty to see in New York City!

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: If you come to the Greater New York Dental Meeting every single year, you might think that you have “been there, done that” when it comes to exploring New York City. Well, think again. Gotham is constantly changing. From the skyline, which seems to get more interesting each week, to the latest Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, there is always something new and exciting to take in.

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IADFE to celebrate 20th year Nov 15, 2016 | News USA

IADFE to celebrate 20th year

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics (IADFE) held its annual induction meeting during the 2015 Greater New York Dental Meeting, at the private Manhattan town house, the Harmonie Club. Representatives from more than 24 countries were recognized with fellowships. Henry Schein Chairman and CEO Stanley Bergman presented the main address to an overflowing audience.

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Rutgers endodontic professor named 2016 foundation fellow Nov 11, 2016 | News USA

Rutgers endodontic professor named 2016 foundation fellow

NEW YORK. N.Y., USA: Carla Y. Falcon, DDS, MDS, is the recipient of the Foundation for Endodontics 2016 Endodontic Educator Fellowship Award. Designed to encourage a career in endodontic academics, the Educator Fellowship Award provides $250,000 over five years to individuals who commit to a minimum of five years of teaching.

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‘The Future of Oral Health’ explores impact of oral disease on whole body Nov 10, 2016 | News USA

‘The Future of Oral Health’ explores impact of oral disease on whole body

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The impact of oral disease on whole-body health and the changes to the practice of dentistry worldwide are the subjects of “The Future of Oral Heath,” a new publication produced by Scientific American Custom Media, in collaboration with Colgate-Palmolive Company. The issue launched Oct. 21 at the American Dental Association’s Annual Meeting in Denver during a panel discussion moderated by Jeremy Abbate, vice president and publisher of Scientific American and ...

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AO reaches next level in FDI global partnership Nov 8, 2016 | News USA

AO reaches next level in FDI global partnership

The Academy of Osseointegration (AO) has moved to the next level in its partnership with the FDI World Dental Federation — a federation of approximately 200 national dental associations and specialist groups, whose mission is to be the authoritative, professional, independent, worldwide voice of dentistry. During the general assembly of the 2016 FDI World Parliament in Poznan, Poland, held Sept. 9, AO was elected to affiliate member status, following five years as a supporting member.

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Lab Expo ‘showcase stage’ at Pacific Dental Conference Nov 3, 2016 | News USA

Lab Expo ‘showcase stage’ at Pacific Dental Conference

Online registration is now open for the 2017 Pacific Dental Conference. The annual meeting will be March 9 to 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Attendees can register at www.pdconf.com. The PDC is one of the largest dental conferences in North America, offering a broad selection of continuing education programs.

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Yankee Dental Congress expecting more than 450 exhibitors Nov 1, 2016 | News USA

Yankee Dental Congress expecting more than 450 exhibitors

Yankee Dental Congress 2017 will be Jan. 25 to 29 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Organizers describe the congress as New England’s largest dental meeting. It is sponsored by the Massachusetts Dental Society, in cooperation with the dental societies of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Nearly 28,000 dental professionals and guests from across the U.S. are expected.

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Meeting review: ADA 2016 annual meeting in Denver Oct 31, 2016 | News USA

Meeting review: ADA 2016 annual meeting in Denver

DENVER, Colo., USA: With more than 21,000 professionals attending ADA 2016, meeting organizers reported that America’s Dental Meeting was expected to generate approximately $45 million in tourism for the city of Denver. But there was also plenty of economic activity being generated inside the walls of the Colorado Convention Center, with more than 500 dental companies exhibiting the latest products, services and high-tech advancements serving the profession.

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AAID holds its annual conference in New Orleans Oct 28, 2016 | News USA

AAID holds its annual conference in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., USA: It’s all business and beignets this week for attendees of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s 65th Annual Implant Dentistry Education Conference. For three and a half days, attendees here have the opportunity to learn from some of the world’s leading experts in implant dentistry and also to meet with implant companies showcasing the latest technologies and products.

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Research: Treating gingivitis reduces risk of preterm low-weight births Oct 26, 2016 | News USA

Research: Treating gingivitis reduces risk of preterm low-weight births

DENVER, Colo., USA: A recent study by Procter and Gamble, building on a decade-long research effort, confirms an ever-strengthening correlation between successful treatment of gingivitis during pregnancy and dramatically reducing the chances of a premature, low-weight birth. Dr. Robert Gerlach, a research fellow in worldwide clinical investigations at Procter & Gamble in Cincinnati, describes data from the study as “provocative and insightful.”

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Plan now to attend OHA’s 27th Annual Gala & Benefit Oct 25, 2016 | News USA

Plan now to attend OHA’s 27th Annual Gala & Benefit

Oral health takes center stage at Oral Health America’s 27th Annual Gala & Benefit, to be held Feb. 22 at the Navy Pier in Chicago, prior to the opening of the Chicago Midwinter Meeting. Join an array of industry professionals as Oral Health America puts the spotlight on access, education and advocacy to support OHA’s mission of improving overall health through better oral health for all Americans, especially those most vulnerable.

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Access to care in Kentucky has increased, yet children face pressing needs Oct 20, 2016 | News USA

Access to care in Kentucky has increased, yet children face pressing needs

LOUISVILLE, Ky., USA: Access to oral health care has increased since 2001, yet more children face urgent dental needs, according to a new study co­released by Delta Dental of Kentucky and Kentucky Youth Advocates. The report, titled “Making Smiles Happen: 2016 Oral Health Study of Kentucky’s Youth,” presents findings of the first oral health surveillance study of Kentucky children in 15 years.

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