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2015 Orthodontic World Congress gets ‘contagious’ in San Diego Sep 30, 2014 | News USA

2015 Orthodontic World Congress gets ‘contagious’ in San Diego

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Jonah Berger, the Wall Street Journal and New York Times best-selling author of “Contagious: Why Things Catch On,” will be the featured speaker at the 2015 Orthodontic World Congress. Sponsored by DENTSPLY GAC, the show will present a number of clinical, business and post-show sessions all geared toward the modern orthodontist practice.

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ICOI World Congress heads to Tokyo Sep 30, 2014 | News USA

ICOI World Congress heads to Tokyo

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The ICOI is delighted to once again hold its World Congress in the Asia-Pacific region. The site for the 2014 ICOI World Congress ...

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2014 Give Kids A Smile ‘Smile Champion’ awardees announced Sep 26, 2014 | News USA

2014 Give Kids A Smile ‘Smile Champion’ awardees announced

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The ADA Foundation (ADAF) has announced the winners of the 2014 Smile Champion awards for Give Kids A Smile (GKAS). Cindy Hearn, vice ...

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PCSO’s 78th Annual Session to be held in conjunction with the WIOC Sep 24, 2014 | News USA

PCSO’s 78th Annual Session to be held in conjunction with the WIOC

ANAHEIM, Calif., USA: The Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists and the World Implant Orthodontic Conference will join together for the PCSO 78th Annual ...

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Callie’s confident smile Sep 23, 2014 | News USA

Callie’s confident smile

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Sixteen-year-old Callie comes from a single-parent home in Kaufman, Texas. Her mother works hard as an emergency room nurse but often struggles to meet her family’s needs. For years, the family lived in a home with no heating or air conditioning, and regular dental visits were often neglected due to more pressing needs such as fixing a leaky roof.

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NYUCD to offer 17-month AAS degree in dental hygiene Sep 22, 2014 | News USA

NYUCD to offer 17-month AAS degree in dental hygiene

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) starting in January will offer an accelerated, continuous, 17-month Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree in dental hygiene. The Fast-Track AAS degree program, the first of its kind in the state, is designed specifically to enable highly motivated students to gain access to the same innovative, high-quality education that is offered by the traditional two- to three-year course of study, but in a more concentrated period.

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New York non-profit is recognized for fighting drug abuse Sep 19, 2014 | News USA

New York non-profit is recognized for fighting drug abuse

QUEENS, N.Y., USA: Assemblywoman Nily Rozic presented a New York State Assembly Citation to the Foundation for a Drug-Free World (FDFW) Northeast Chapter, sponsored by Dr. Bernard Fialkoff and the Fialkoff Dental Study Club, at its monthly meeting in September. Fialkoff founded the chapter in 2006 and has made the community service program a priority in his office.

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For those playing sports, CDA recommends a mouthguard Sep 17, 2014 | News USA

For those playing sports, CDA recommends a mouthguard

SACRAMENTO, Calif., USA: As summer comes to an end and the school year begins, with it come popular fall sports and other outdoor activities. The California Dental Association is urging parents to protect their children’s teeth from sports-related dental injuries with the use of properly fitted mouthguards.

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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 in the United States,” warned of the dangers of newly emerging and re-emerging diseases. The concept of “emerging infectious diseases,” introduced then by the IOM, is now well entrenched, and to our chagrin we have witnessed many such diseases over the past two decades.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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2014 EAO Congress – 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

2014 EAO Congress – 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2014 EAO congress took place in Rome from 25 to 27 September. Over the course of three days, sessions were organized around one main theme, SPQR (Simplification, ...

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Implantology

This topic is dedicated to providing information on the latest research in oral implantology, implant surgery, and advanced implant procedures.

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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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