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OSAP to host 2015 infection control boot camp for dental professionals Sep 16, 2014 | News USA

OSAP to host 2015 infection control boot camp for dental professionals

ANNAPOLIS, Md., USA: The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) will host the 2015 Boot Camp: Infection Control Basic Training Jan. 12-14, 2015, in Atlanta. The conference will feature educational courses covering all of the core infection prevention fundamentals for dental practitioners and offer a total of 24 continuing education (CE) hours.

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Ebola outbreak heightens infection control awareness Sep 15, 2014 | News USA

Ebola outbreak heightens infection control awareness

Twenty-two years ago, a seminal report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in the U.S., titled “Emerging Infections: Microbial Threats to Health ...

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Interview: ‘enhancing oral health globally’ Sep 12, 2014 | News USA

Interview: ‘enhancing oral health globally’

In an interview, Michael R. Norton, BDS, FDS, RCS(Ed), secretary, board member and fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration, discusses the AO’s ...

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AAP comes to ‘City by the Bay’ Sep 11, 2014 | News USA

AAP comes to ‘City by the Bay’

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The American Academy of Periodontology will host its 100th anniversary annual meeting in San Francisco from Sept. 19 to 22. The “City ...

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‘Hygiene Symposium’ part of AAP’s 100th anniversary annual meeting Sep 9, 2014 | News USA

‘Hygiene Symposium’ part of AAP’s 100th anniversary annual meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The California Society of Periodontists is presenting a Dental Hygiene Symposium in conjunction with the American Academy of Periodontology annual meeting. The symposium is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the annual meeting’s headquarters hotel, the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Registration is at 8 a.m., with the program running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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OHA’s Fall for Smiles campaign aims to bridge oral health care gap Sep 8, 2014 | News USA

OHA’s Fall for Smiles campaign aims to bridge oral health care gap

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: A recent survey of 2,088 U.S. adults conducted online on behalf of Oral Health America (OHA) by Harris Poll shows that two Americas are emerging when it comes to oral healthcare. Those with a household income of under $50,000, including many who live in urban areas and young adults (including students), are more likely to skip or delay a dental visit, with 74 percent of those surveyed delaying care for financial reasons or due to lack of insurance coverage.

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CDA meeting offers products by the bay Sep 5, 2014 | News USA

CDA meeting offers products by the bay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif, USA: As thousands of dentists, hygienists, assistants and technicians descend on the “City by the Bay” this week to attend CDA Presents, a world-class lineup of speakers, sessions and exhibits awaits at the Moscone Center. More than 14,000 dental professionals are expected to attend this week’s bi-annual convention of the California Dental Association.

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Academy of Osseointegration announces call for abstracts for 2015 meeting Sep 4, 2014 | News USA

Academy of Osseointegration announces call for abstracts for 2015 meeting

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: As implant dentistry goes digital, so too will the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), occurring March 12 to 14 in San Francisco. For the first time in the meeting’s 30-year history, the poster presentations of original research and clinical cases of interest in the field of implant dentistry will be displayed on flat-screen TV monitors in the Moscone Convention Center.

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CDA Foundation holds events at CDA Presents Sep 4, 2014 | News USA

CDA Foundation holds events at CDA Presents

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: The CDA Foundation is hosting several activities at CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry, offering multiple ways for attendees to learn a little more about the organization and to support its causes. Through the generosity of countless volunteers and donors, the CDA Foundation has helped many Californians in need through its two flagship programs: CDA Cares and the Student Loan Repayment Program.

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Peter S. Weber is named executive director of AAE Sep 3, 2014 | News USA

Peter S. Weber is named executive director of AAE

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Association of Endodontists’ Board of Directors has selected Peter S. Weber, M.S., CAE, as its new executive director. Weber brings nearly 28 years of experience in professional association management to the table. “I came here because I believe AAE has a very talented and hardworking staff and volunteer leaders committed to the organization’s mission,” he said.

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FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

This year, the Indian Dental Association will be hosting the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Greater Noida, NCR New Delhi, India. More than 10,000 ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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IDS 2015

IDS 2015

Next year, the International Dental Show (IDS) is opening its doors to dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time. ...

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Summer thoughts to warm you this winter Sep 2, 2014 | News USA

Summer thoughts to warm you this winter

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: This past winter was brutally cold and at times simply depressing. Helping me to keep warm during this forthcoming winter will be ...

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Past keynote speakers create ‘hall-of-fame’ panel at AADOM 10th annual meeting Aug 29, 2014 | News USA

Past keynote speakers create ‘hall-of-fame’ panel at AADOM 10th annual meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Members and guests of the American Association of Dental Office Managers are invited to tap into the latest education on practice ...

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