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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, the 103rd, was “Foundation for the Future,” and meeting organizers laid out plenty of offerings to keep attendees busy. More than 430 companies were on hand, showcasing the latest technology, equipment, products and services that the dental industry has to offer.

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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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Zimmer holds its sixth annual Implantology Week in New York City Mar 24, 2015 | News USA

Zimmer holds its sixth annual Implantology Week in New York City

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Nearly 300 dentists from 28 countries gathered recently for Zimmer Dental’s sixth annual Implantology Week, held at New York ...

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AGD plans ‘Golden Opportunity’ in California Mar 23, 2015 | News USA

AGD plans ‘Golden Opportunity’ in California

The only thing that remains constant is that everything is constantly changing. At AGD 2015, from June 18 to 21 in San Francisco, the Academy of General ...

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Near-infrared transillumination: Expert introduces X-ray-free caries diagnostic Mar 20, 2015 | News USA

Near-infrared transillumination: Expert introduces X-ray-free caries diagnostic

LEIPZIG, Germany: Near-infrared transillumination will be the topic of a webinar presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on 25 March. In the free online course, participants will learn about the diagnostic value of various caries diagnosis systems, their indication range and conclusions for treatment.

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Beavers reveal way to toughen enamel Mar 19, 2015 | News USA

Beavers reveal way to toughen enamel

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Beavers don’t brush their teeth, and they don’t drink fluoridated water, but a new Northwestern University study reports beavers do have protection against tooth decay built into the chemical structure of their teeth: iron. This pigmented enamel, the researchers found, is both harder and more resistant to acid than “regular” enamel, including that treated with fluoride.

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NDA’s HEALTH NOW project aims to serve the underserved Mar 17, 2015 | News USA

NDA’s HEALTH NOW project aims to serve the underserved

Established in 1913, the National Dental Association (NDA) promotes oral health equity among people of color by harnessing the collective power of its members, advocating for the needs of and mentoring dental students of color, and raising the profile of the profession in our communities. It views “access” as a matter of social justice.

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Webinar discusses advanced implant dentistry using digital technology Mar 16, 2015 | News USA

Webinar discusses advanced implant dentistry using digital technology

LEIPZIG, Germany: A structured approach to treatment planning for advanced clinical cases utilising modern digital technologies is the topic of a webinar that will be presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on 20 March. The online course is free of charge and can be viewed from any computer. Participants will have the opportunity to earn a continuing education credit.

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Treating gum disease helps heart, may lower overall health care costs Mar 12, 2015 | News USA

Treating gum disease helps heart, may lower overall health care costs

BOSTON, Mass., USA: Gum disease has long been linked to heart disease. New research suggests that for people with both conditions, treating the gum disease may lower their health care costs and the number of times they end up in the hospital. A study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reviewed the medical and dental records of people who had gum disease in addition to cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease (usually a stroke), or another chronic health problem.

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Dr. Stephen Parel to be honored by Osseointegration Foundation Mar 11, 2015 | News USA

Dr. Stephen Parel to be honored by Osseointegration Foundation

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The Academy of Osseointegration (AO) recently announced that Dr. Stephen M. Parel of Dallas, will be the eighth recipient of the Nobel Biocare Brånemark Osseointegration Award. This award, made possible by a grant from Nobel Biocare, is given annually by the Osseointegration Foundation (OF), AO’s philanthropic arm, to honor an individual whose impact on implant dentistry is exemplary in any or all of the foundation’s mission categories: research, education, and ...

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day will be celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2015. This year's “Smile for life” campaign will include a wide range ...

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International Dental Show 2015

International Dental Show 2015

This 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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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Mortenson and wife donate $5 million to University of Louisville School of Dentistry Mar 10, 2015 | News USA

Mortenson and wife donate $5 million to University of Louisville School of Dentistry

LOUISVILLE, Ky., USA: A firm belief in the value of education is one reason alumnus Wayne Mortenson, DMD, and his wife, Sue, recently committed to a planned ...

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Dr. Daniel Alam will offer keynote at AO’s 2015 annual meeting Mar 9, 2015 | News USA

Dr. Daniel Alam will offer keynote at AO’s 2015 annual meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: In the instant the blood drained from the donor face, Daniel Alam, MD, endured the most humbling moment of his career. The first facial ...

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