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Hinman awards $400,000 in scholarships and gifts to dental education programs Apr 22, 2014 | News USA

Hinman awards $400,000 in scholarships and gifts to dental education programs

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Hinman Dental Society awarded scholarships and gifts to dental education schools and programs totaling $400,000. Included in the gifts are 91 scholarships, dispersed to students at 37 different dental programs throughout the Southeast. The students selected for scholarships were named “Hinman Scholars” and were recognized during a luncheon at the Hinman Dental Meeting on Saturday, March 29.

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Dentistry jobs take two top-10 slots on magazine’s list of 100 best jobs Apr 18, 2014 | News USA

Dentistry jobs take two top-10 slots on magazine’s list of 100 best jobs

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Dentist and hygienist are again in the top 10 jobs on the U.S. News & World Report annual ranking of the top 100 jobs in the country, ...

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Program targets oral health of older adults Apr 17, 2014 | News USA

Program targets oral health of older adults

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Older adults — the most rapidly growing segment of the population in the United States — are facing a crisis when it comes ...

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‘Striving for Perfection’ is theme of this year’s AAE meeting Apr 16, 2014 | News USA

‘Striving for Perfection’ is theme of this year’s AAE meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The 2014 AAE Annual Session will be held April 30 to May 3 (Wednesday through Saturday) at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention ...

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Dr. Lee Graber receives first ISO Merit Award Apr 15, 2014 | News USA

Dr. Lee Graber receives first ISO Merit Award

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Leaders representing all levels of organized orthodontics from the component (Illinois Society of Orthodontists — ISO), constituent (Midwestern Society of Orthodontists — MSO) and American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), to the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO) converged at the ISO April 7 meeting in Lombard, Ill., to congratulate Dr. Lee Graber as he was presented the first ISO Merit Award.

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AAO Annual Session takes place April 25 - 29 in New Orleans Apr 14, 2014 | News USA

AAO Annual Session takes place April 25 - 29 in New Orleans

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The American Association of Orthodontists will host its 114th annual session in New Orleans April 25 to 29, featuring Big Easy-style fun and a cutting-edge education program. AAO President Gayle Glenn, DDS, MSD, says the AAO team, “has been working extremely hard to develop outstanding doctors’ and staff programs and finalizing arrangements for world-class entertainment.”

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AAE calls on dental partners to champion root canal safety Apr 11, 2014 | News USA

AAE calls on dental partners to champion root canal safety

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The effectiveness of root canal treatment is well established in dentistry, but according to the American Association of Endodontists, misinformation continues to circulate on the Internet that may cause patients to question the safety of endodontics. During its recent Root Canal Awareness Week, which was held March 30 to April 5, the AAE asked everyone in the dental industry to be an advocate for good dental health and share information about root canal safety.

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Dual anesthetics preferred by most U.S. dentist anesthesiologists Apr 10, 2014 | News USA

Dual anesthetics preferred by most U.S. dentist anesthesiologists

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Anesthesia is commonly used by dentists when they want to ensure young patients remain calm during an operation and feel as little pain as possible afterward. Dentist anesthesiologists may use either general or local anesthesia, but some choose to use both with children, despite conflicting research on the combined approach.

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Interview: ‘Clinician education is critical to success’ Apr 9, 2014 | News USA

Interview: ‘Clinician education is critical to success’

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The Academy of Osseointegration is recognized as the premier association for professionals interested in implant dentistry. It has always been at the forefront of scientific advances in dental implant and tissue replacement therapy. In an interview, Annual Meeting chairmen Lyndon Cooper, DDS, PhD, and Donald Clem III, DDS, discuss this year’s meeting, which was held recently, and plans for the 2015 event.

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AAID files suit challenging how Texas recognizes dental specialties Apr 9, 2014 | News USA

AAID files suit challenging how Texas recognizes dental specialties

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) filed suit in Federal District Court in Austin, Texas, recently, challenging the constitutionality of a regulation promulgated by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners that limits dentists from advertising to the public as “specialists.”

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IDEM Singapore 2014

IDEM Singapore 2014

This year, more than 500 international exhibitors attended the eighth edition of IDEM Singapore. The trade fair and conference welcomed 7,842 participants ...

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Periodontal disease

Periodontal diseases can affect one or more of the periodontal tissues but may also affect the tooth-supporting structures, resulting in bone loss.

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Bisphenol A

The effects of BPA on human health are largely unknown. The FDA has raised concerns about the potential effects of the chemical in the past.

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Hinman offers opportunities to learn, explore new products Apr 3, 2014 | News USA

Hinman offers opportunities to learn, explore new products

ATLANTA, Ga., US: The 102nd Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting was held March 27-29 at the Georgia World Congress Center and Omni Hotel at CNN Center. More ...

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AGD welcomes dental community to new building Apr 2, 2014 | News USA

AGD welcomes dental community to new building

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Representatives of the dental community, including 11 organized dentistry groups, recently came together for a special cocktail reception ...

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