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Ambassador Alumni Conference aims to ‘Build a Better Give Kids A Smile’ Sep 4, 2015 | News USA

Ambassador Alumni Conference aims to ‘Build a Better Give Kids A Smile’

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The ADA Foundation recently hosted the first Give Kids A Smile (GKAS) Ambassador Alumni Conference to support the expansion of GKAS, through which more than 5 million underserved children have received oral health care and education since the program’s national launch in 2003. GKAS Ambassadors are graduates of the ADA Foundation’s GKAS Community Leadership Development Institute (GKAS Institute).

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2016 Pacific Dental Conference to incorporate St. Patrick’s Day festive spirit Sep 3, 2015 | News USA

2016 Pacific Dental Conference to incorporate St. Patrick’s Day festive spirit

With opening day of next year’s Pacific Dental Conference falling on St. Patrick’s Day, attendees will get to experience the Irish holiday ...

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Meeting preview: NESO in Providence Sep 2, 2015 | News USA

Meeting preview: NESO in Providence

Get ready to “Spark Ideas & Fuel Success” at the 94th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Society of Orthodontists. NESO’s annual ...

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AGD opposes implementation of dental therapy accreditation standards Sep 1, 2015 | News USA

AGD opposes implementation of dental therapy accreditation standards

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is denouncing the establishment of a dental therapy accreditation process that was recently ...

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Dental school’s virtual museum highlights dentistry’s history Aug 31, 2015 | News USA

Dental school’s virtual museum highlights dentistry’s history

Five new exhibits showcasing artifacts of dental history are now available for viewing on the recently launched website www.dentalmuseum.pacific.edu, which was created by the University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. The exhibits are also accessible to the school community on digital kiosks located on the first and fourth floors of the school.

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Webinar: Expert introduces design techniques for anterior restorations Aug 27, 2015 | News USA

Webinar: Expert introduces design techniques for anterior restorations

IRVINE, Calif., USA: In CAD/CAM dentistry, users are generally proficient at posterior restorations. However, many dentists dread anterior restorations, as they provide more challenges in terms of line angles, incisal edges, emergence profile, texture and characterization. In a webinar presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on Sept. 3, an expert will introduce the design techniques that are available to dental professionals with CEREC software and will explain when to use which.

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Protein that helps suppress oral cancer diminishes with age Aug 25, 2015 | News USA

Protein that helps suppress oral cancer diminishes with age

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Researchers at UCLA have found that a protein that serves as a suppressor of cancer diminishes in skin and mouth epithelial cells as the human body ages. Dr. No-Hee Park, dean of the UCLA School of Dentistry, and his research team have been studying p53, a tumor suppressor protein known as “the guardian of the genome” because of its involvement in DNA repair, cell cycle regulation and cellular deterioration.

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CDA meeting offers something new for attendees Aug 21, 2015 | News USA

CDA meeting offers something new for attendees

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: More than 14,000 dentists, dental professionals and students traveled from all across the United States to take part in the wide array of opportunities at the CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry in San Francisco. From the 375 exhibiting booths with new products to the more than 200 educational courses and sessions available, attendees were sure to keep quite busy at the show.

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At CDA Presents, education comes in every size Aug 20, 2015 | News USA

At CDA Presents, education comes in every size

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: CDA Presents The Art and Science of Dentistry offers a wide variety of educational courses and sessions — from express lectures to workshops to the Smart Dentist Series. Each day, you can plan around the sessions that fit your needs best, and you are sure to find lectures that are just what you are looking for.

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Webinar: Three secrets to esthetic anterior CEREC CAD/CAM restorations Aug 19, 2015 | News USA

Webinar: Three secrets to esthetic anterior CEREC CAD/CAM restorations

Most dentists regularly using CAD/CAM technology in their practice become proficient with posterior restorations. But anterior restorations are more challenging in terms of line angles, incised edges, emergence profile, texture and characterization. This has led many dentists to avoid or dread anterior restorations with CAD/CAM technology.

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FDI 2015 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2015 Annual World Dental Congress

This year's Annual World Dental Congress will be held in the Thai capital Bangkok from 22 to 25 September. It will be the third time in five years that ...

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Orthodontics

Orthodontics

Orthodontics is in constant motion. New brackets and bands, new techniques and treatments, new ways to treat and diagnose patients emerge constantly.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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Report shows Denti-Cal reimbursement rates lagging Aug 18, 2015 | News USA

Report shows Denti-Cal reimbursement rates lagging

SACRAMENTO, Calif., USA: A new review of the California’s Denti-Cal program provides further evidence that current rates are insufficient and that ...

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ICOI Summer Symposium: Find your knowledge here Aug 15, 2015 | News USA

ICOI Summer Symposium: Find your knowledge here

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: The end of summer is already on the horizon, but before the heat goes away and the kids go back to school, many dental professionals ...

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