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Yankee Dental Congress includes three-day exhibit hall, lots of C.E. Jan 11, 2017 | News USA

Yankee Dental Congress includes three-day exhibit hall, lots of C.E.

BOSTON, Mass., USA: The exhibit hall at the 2017 Yankee Dental Congress, expecting to host more than 450 companies and organizations, will include a variety of education pavilions, more than 30 free C.E. courses and daily special events. Nearly 28,000 dental professionals are expected at New England’s largest dental meeting, to be held Jan. 25 to 29 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

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Dr. Carl Misch, implant dentistry pioneer, passes away Jan 6, 2017 | News USA

Dr. Carl Misch, implant dentistry pioneer, passes away

Dr. Carl Misch, co-founder of BioHorizons and founder of the Misch Institute, passed away on Jan. 3. Misch was a renowned American prosthodontist and was recognized internationally for his clinical and academic contributions to the field of implant dentistry. He maintained a private practice restricted to implant surgery and related prosthetics for more than 30 years. He previously practiced in Beverly Hills, Mich.

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JADA explains need for new definition of oral health Jan 4, 2017 | News USA

JADA explains need for new definition of oral health

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: An editorial in the December 2016 issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) discusses the FDI Dental World Federation’s new definition of oral health: “Oral health is multifaceted and includes the ability to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew, swallow, and convey a range of emotions through facial expressions with confidence and without pain, discomfort, and disease of the craniofacial complex.”

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Solving how harmless bacteria become an unwelcome guest Dec 28, 2016 | News USA

Solving how harmless bacteria become an unwelcome guest

BUFFALO, N.Y., USA: Researchers at the University at Buffalo have received a $239,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study what happens when seemingly harmless bacteria overstay their welcome. The research, led by Jason Kay, PhD, assistant professor of oral biology in the UB School of Dental Medicine, will examine Streptococcus gordonii, a bacterium found in all healthy mouths.

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Training to become a scuba diver? Start at the dentist Dec 22, 2016 | News USA

Training to become a scuba diver? Start at the dentist

BUFFALO, N.Y., USA: Scuba divers may want to stop by their dentist’s office before taking their next plunge. A new pilot study found that 41 percent of divers experienced dental symptoms in the water, according to new research from the University at Buffalo. Due to the constant jaw clenching and fluctuations in the atmospheric pressure underwater, divers may experience symptoms that range from tooth, jaw and gum pain to loosened crowns and broken dental fillings.

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Something for everybody at Yankee Dental Congress Dec 16, 2016 | News USA

Something for everybody at Yankee Dental Congress

Yankee Dental Congress 2017 will be held from Jan. 25 to 29 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Meeting organizers describe the Yankee Dental Congress as being New England’s largest dental meeting. The congress is sponsored by the Massachusetts Dental Society in cooperation with the dental societies of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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AAID and foundation honor three outstanding clinicians Dec 13, 2016 | News USA

AAID and foundation honor three outstanding clinicians

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry recognized three dentists with the highest awards given by the academy during its recently concluded 65th Annual Conference. Named the recipient of the Aaron Gershkoff/Norman Goldberg Memorial Award was Art Molzan, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID. Named after the first two presidents of the academy, the award recognizes outstanding contribution to AAID and the field of implant dentistry.

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Happy 90th birthday, Bernie Weissman! Dec 9, 2016 | News USA

Happy 90th birthday, Bernie Weissman!

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: It was an evening of joy on Dec. 2 as family, friends and colleagues got together at the Andaz Hotel in Midtown Manhattan to help Bernie Weissman, president of Dentatus USA, celebrate his 90th birthday. “Many thanks to our friends attending and to the international dental community for the lifetime support I have received throughout my career,” said the man of the hour.

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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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