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Video from AAE dispels myths about root canal treatment Apr 20, 2015 | News USA

Video from AAE dispels myths about root canal treatment

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: A new video from the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) addresses the safety of root canal treatment. In the video, practicing endodontists Dr. Milton L. Davenport and Dr. Nermeen M. Moussa of Chicago debunk century-old claims that root canal treatment can lead to disease.

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Hinman Dental Society awards $430,000 in scholarships Apr 16, 2015 | News USA

Hinman Dental Society awards $430,000 in scholarships

ATLANTA. Ga., USA: The Hinman Dental Society recently awarded more than $430,000 in scholarships and gifts to dental education schools and programs. Included ...

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Healthy Mouth Movement offers free care to military veterans Apr 14, 2015 | News USA

Healthy Mouth Movement offers free care to military veterans

SYRACUSE, N.Y., USA: Nearly two in five American adults (39 percent) say they have limited or will delay dental care due to their financial situation, ...

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OSAP symposium to feature top infection control leaders Apr 13, 2015 | News USA

OSAP symposium to feature top infection control leaders

ANNAPOLIS, Md., The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), the advocate for “The Safest Dental Visit,” has announced the program ...

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Downtown Seattle will host pediatric dentists May 21 to 24 Apr 10, 2015 | News USA

Downtown Seattle will host pediatric dentists May 21 to 24

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, the EMP Museum and some of the top thought leaders in pediatric dentistry are among the reasons to be in Seattle May 21-24 for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) annual session. Scientific sessions are at the Washington State Convention Center, in the heart of downtown, adjacent to hotels, restaurants, nightlife and shopping.

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Nishimura is appointed president of Academy of Osseointegration Apr 8, 2015 | News USA

Nishimura is appointed president of Academy of Osseointegration

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Russell D. Nishimura, DDS, a prosthodontist from Westlake Village, Calif., and professor emeritus, UCLA School of Dentistry, was appointed president of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) at the organization’s Annual Business Meeting, held March 14 in San Francisco. He succeeds former Academy President Joseph E. Gian-Grasso, DMD, a periodontist from Philadelphia.

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AAID: Digital implant dentistry isn’t the future Apr 7, 2015 | News USA

AAID: Digital implant dentistry isn’t the future

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Digital implant dentistry is not the future. No, far from it. Digital implant dentistry is the here and now for dental implant practioners. From digital treatment planning and delivery to patient communication, new technologies are changing the way dentists practice implant dentistry. The American Academy of Implant Dentistry will present a course titled “Implant Dentistry in the Digital World” in Baltimore from April 24-25.

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New initiative benefits OHA’s Smiles Across America program Apr 6, 2015 | News USA

New initiative benefits OHA’s Smiles Across America program

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Patterson Dental and the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) recently announced a new, joint initiative to benefit Oral Health America’s work with children. Through “A Future to Smile About,” Patterson Dental and AADOM will each donate $50 to OHA’s Smiles Across America (SAA) program for every AADOM annual membership purchased by dental practices through Jan. 31, 2016, with no cap on new memberships.

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Florida dental meeting focuses on career and life balance Apr 2, 2015 | News USA

Florida dental meeting focuses on career and life balance

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The Florida Dental Association will hold its annual meeting, the Florida Dental Convention (formerly the Florida National Dental Convention — FNDC), at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Orlando from June 11-13. (Unlike years past, for a change this year’s event does not fall on Father’s Day weekend.)

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CDA Cares dental clinic in Sacramento provides $2 million in free care Apr 1, 2015 | News USA

CDA Cares dental clinic in Sacramento provides $2 million in free care

SACRAMENTO, Calif., USA: A two-day dental clinic in Sacramento provided $2 million in charitable dental services to 2,080 people March 27-28. The event was hosted by the California Dental Association, the CDA Foundation and CDA Cares. “These events have had a tremendous impact across the state,” said CDA President Walt Weber, DDS.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day was celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2015. The “Smile for life” campaign included a wide range of awareness-raising ...

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International Dental Show 2015

International Dental Show 2015

This year, the International Dental Show (IDS) drew dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time to Cologne. Altogether, ...

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Hinman holds its 103rd annual meeting in Atlanta Mar 30, 2015 | News USA

Hinman holds its 103rd annual meeting in Atlanta

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: Every year in late March, dental professionals gather for the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting. The theme of this year’s event, ...

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Hinman meeting offers attendees the opportunity to expand their knowledge Mar 28, 2015 | News USA

Hinman meeting offers attendees the opportunity to expand their knowledge

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: On tap at the 103rd Thomas P. Hinman Meeting in Atlanta were more than 230 courses. Some of the educational highlights included “Botulinum ...

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