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Open letter from AO to this year’s new dental graduates Jul 1, 2015 | News USA

Open letter from AO to this year’s new dental graduates

Dear Grad, Congratulations on your tremendous accomplishment! We have learned a lot over the years as individual practitioners, professors and a collective board, and now we offer some important tips to you as you go out into the dental world. Our top 10 tips for new dental graduates:

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Dr. W. Mark Donald installed as president of AGD Jun 30, 2015 | News USA

Dr. W. Mark Donald installed as president of AGD

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: W. Mark Donald, DMD, MAGD, of Louisville, Miss., was installed as the president of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) during AGD ...

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Toronto: A global approach to excellence for AACD 2016 Jun 29, 2015 | News USA

Toronto: A global approach to excellence for AACD 2016

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Next year, AACD 2016 is jumping the border — to Toronto. Already coming together, the lineup of progressive, innovative educational ...

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Students receive certificates in LGBT health and wellness competency Jun 26, 2015 | News USA

Students receive certificates in LGBT health and wellness competency

LOUISVILLE, Ky., USA: Last year, the first year it was offered, the University of Louisville LGBT Center awarded 26 certificates in LGBT health and wellness ...

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ADHA supports new community water fluoridation recommendation Jun 24, 2015 | News USA

ADHA supports new community water fluoridation recommendation

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently released the final Public Health Service (PHS) recommendation for the optimal fluoride level in drinking water to prevent tooth decay. The new recommendation is for a single level of 0.7 milligrams of fluoride per liter of water.

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Review: AGD holds its 2015 meeting in San Francisco Jun 23, 2015 | News USA

Review: AGD holds its 2015 meeting in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., USA: The Academy of General Dentistry held its annual meeting — AGD 2015 — June 18 to 21 at Moscone West Convention Center. The event offered advanced learning, hands-on experiences and dental product shopping. Meeting organizers said that attendees could surely find a “golden opportunity” for education, networking and camaraderie.

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ADHA names Robert Moore chief operating officer Jun 22, 2015 | News USA

ADHA names Robert Moore chief operating officer

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Dental Hygienists’ Association recently announced that Robert Moore, CAE, has been hired to serve as the organization’s new chief operating officer. In his new role, Moore will manage the ADHA’s finance and administration, information technology and systems, member services and strategic communications divisions.

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American Dental Hygienists’ Association meets in Nashville Jun 20, 2015 | News USA

American Dental Hygienists’ Association meets in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn., USA: With the doors to the exhibit hall thrown open and the educational sessions continuing at a rapid pace, there was no time to rest Friday during the American Dental Hygienists’ Association Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at the 92nd Annual Session as hygienists from all over the country gathered to celebrate their profession and to catch up on what’s new.

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New Report emphasizes need for improvement in preventive care Jun 19, 2015 | News USA

New Report emphasizes need for improvement in preventive care

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: A recently released National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) data brief details the results of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2011-2012. The NHANES survey is co-sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute of Dental Craniofacial Research (NIDCR).

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America’s ToothFairy and American Pharmacists Association Foundation announce partnership Jun 18, 2015 | News USA

America’s ToothFairy and American Pharmacists Association Foundation announce partnership

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation recently announced a partnership with the American Pharmacists Association Foundation (APhA). America’s ToothFairy will collaborate with APhA Foundation to raise awareness of the issue of untreated oral disease in children. “It is astonishing that one in five children go without dental care,” said Mindy Smith, executive director of the American Pharmacists Association Foundation.

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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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EuroPerio8 in London

EuroPerio8 in London

The EuroPerio Congress has established itself as the world’s leading conference in periodontology and implant dentistry. EuroPerio8 took place from ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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ASDA celebrates 38th anniversary Jun 16, 2015 | News USA

ASDA celebrates 38th anniversary

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The American Society of Dental Aesthetics (ASDA) met this year in Baltimore for its 38th annual conference. Founded in 1976, the ASDA ...

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ADHA annual session features Music City as lively backdrop Jun 15, 2015 | News USA

ADHA annual session features Music City as lively backdrop

NEW YORK, N.Y. USA: Dental hygienists around the nation are gathering at the Music City Center Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., from June 17 to 20 ...

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