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Danica Patrick gives Americans a taste of their future in hidden camera video Apr 27, 2015 | News USA

Danica Patrick gives Americans a taste of their future in hidden camera video

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: For the majority of Americans, going to the dentist is no laughing matter — in fact, an estimated 150 million American adults avoided a dental visit altogether last year. The reason? Anxiety about cost, pain and the extent of dental work they may need.

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Seattle Mariners step up to the plate for oral cancer screenings Apr 23, 2015 | News USA

Seattle Mariners step up to the plate for oral cancer screenings

HOUSTON, Texas, USA: Baseball is the great American pastime, but it has also carried along with it a few bad habits through the years, including the use ...

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Schein offers portion of proceeds from ‘green’ products to environmental causes Apr 22, 2015 | News USA

Schein offers portion of proceeds from ‘green’ products to environmental causes

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA Henry Schein Inc. is celebrating Earth Day 2015 by offering its customers the opportunity to purchase “green” products ...

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AO brings together specialists, GPs Apr 21, 2015 | News USA

AO brings together specialists, GPs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: Nearly 2,000 clinicians from 54 countries attended the 30th annual meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), March 12-14 ...

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Video from AAE dispels myths about root canal treatment Apr 20, 2015 | News USA

Video from AAE dispels myths about root canal treatment

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: A new video from the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) addresses the safety of root canal treatment. In the video, practicing endodontists Dr. Milton L. Davenport and Dr. Nermeen M. Moussa of Chicago debunk century-old claims that root canal treatment can lead to disease.

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Hinman Dental Society awards $430,000 in scholarships Apr 16, 2015 | News USA

Hinman Dental Society awards $430,000 in scholarships

ATLANTA. Ga., USA: The Hinman Dental Society recently awarded more than $430,000 in scholarships and gifts to dental education schools and programs. Included in these gifts were 89 scholarships, dispersed to students at 36 different dental programs throughout the Southeast. The students selected for scholarships — named “Hinman Scholars” — were recognized during a luncheon at the Hinman Dental Meeting on March 28.

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Healthy Mouth Movement offers free care to military veterans Apr 14, 2015 | News USA

Healthy Mouth Movement offers free care to military veterans

SYRACUSE, N.Y., USA: Nearly two in five American adults (39 percent) say they have limited or will delay dental care due to their financial situation, a number that has increased by nearly eight percent in the past two years. And they’re making the decision despite knowing the long-term financial implications — 80 percent are aware that postponing or delaying routine visits will cost them more money in the long run.

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OSAP symposium to feature top infection control leaders Apr 13, 2015 | News USA

OSAP symposium to feature top infection control leaders

ANNAPOLIS, Md., The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), the advocate for “The Safest Dental Visit,” has announced the program for the 2015 OSAP Symposium: “Gain the Edge on Infection Control.” The event is billed as the premier infection control education and networking event in the dental industry. It will be held May 28-30 in Baltimore.

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Downtown Seattle will host pediatric dentists May 21 to 24 Apr 10, 2015 | News USA

Downtown Seattle will host pediatric dentists May 21 to 24

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Pike Place Market, the Space Needle, the EMP Museum and some of the top thought leaders in pediatric dentistry are among the reasons to be in Seattle May 21-24 for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) annual session. Scientific sessions are at the Washington State Convention Center, in the heart of downtown, adjacent to hotels, restaurants, nightlife and shopping.

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Nishimura is appointed president of Academy of Osseointegration Apr 8, 2015 | News USA

Nishimura is appointed president of Academy of Osseointegration

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Russell D. Nishimura, DDS, a prosthodontist from Westlake Village, Calif., and professor emeritus, UCLA School of Dentistry, was appointed president of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) at the organization’s Annual Business Meeting, held March 14 in San Francisco. He succeeds former Academy President Joseph E. Gian-Grasso, DMD, a periodontist from Philadelphia.

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day was celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2015. The “Smile for life” campaign included a wide range of awareness-raising ...

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International Dental Show 2015

International Dental Show 2015

This year, the International Dental Show (IDS) drew dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time to Cologne. Altogether, ...

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AAID: Digital implant dentistry isn’t the future Apr 7, 2015 | News USA

AAID: Digital implant dentistry isn’t the future

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Digital implant dentistry is not the future. No, far from it. Digital implant dentistry is the here and now for dental implant practioners. ...

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New initiative benefits OHA’s Smiles Across America program Apr 6, 2015 | News USA

New initiative benefits OHA’s Smiles Across America program

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Patterson Dental and the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) recently announced a new, joint initiative to benefit ...

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