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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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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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 guidelines for implant dentistry and patient care, its efforts to expand global reach, and the success of the first International Symposium within the AO annual congress earlier this year in Seattle.

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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 by the Bay” will be the site of the 100th year AAP commemoration meeting. Several popular annual meeting features will be back at this year’s event, taking place at the Moscone West Convention Center.

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‘Hygiene Symposium’ part of AAP’s 100th anniversary annual meeting Sep 9, 2014 | News USA

‘Hygiene Symposium’ part of AAP’s 100th anniversary annual meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The California Society of Periodontists is presenting a Dental Hygiene Symposium in conjunction with the American Academy of Periodontology annual meeting. The symposium is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at the annual meeting’s headquarters hotel, the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Registration is at 8 a.m., with the program running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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OHA’s Fall for Smiles campaign aims to bridge oral health care gap Sep 8, 2014 | News USA

OHA’s Fall for Smiles campaign aims to bridge oral health care gap

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: A recent survey of 2,088 U.S. adults conducted online on behalf of Oral Health America (OHA) by Harris Poll shows that two Americas are emerging when it comes to oral healthcare. Those with a household income of under $50,000, including many who live in urban areas and young adults (including students), are more likely to skip or delay a dental visit, with 74 percent of those surveyed delaying care for financial reasons or due to lack of insurance coverage.

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2014 EAO Congress – 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

2014 EAO Congress – 23rd Annual Scientific Meeting

The 2014 EAO congress will take place in Rome from 25 to 27 September. Over the course of three days, sessions will be organized around one main theme, ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

FDI 2014 Annual World Dental Congress

This year, the Indian Dental Association will be hosting the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Greater Noida, NCR New Delhi, India. More than 10,000 ...

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CDA meeting offers products by the bay Sep 5, 2014 | News USA

CDA meeting offers products by the bay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif, USA: As thousands of dentists, hygienists, assistants and technicians descend on the “City by the Bay” this week to attend ...

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Academy of Osseointegration announces call for abstracts for 2015 meeting Sep 4, 2014 | News USA

Academy of Osseointegration announces call for abstracts for 2015 meeting

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: As implant dentistry goes digital, so too will the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), occurring March 12 ...

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