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Boston meeting aims ‘Beyond Expectations’ Jan 23, 2015 | News USA

Boston meeting aims ‘Beyond Expectations’

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Yankee Dental Congress organizers are anticipating 28,000 dental professionals to be at the Boston-based meeting from Jan. 28–Feb. 1. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Beyond Expectations,” and the agenda includes some of the dental industry’s top speakers and technology experts. Organizers promise that attendees will “have the chance to explore and discover best practices, products and resources to improve your practice, increase your ...

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Webinar demonstrates CBCT’s range of applications beyond implantology Jan 22, 2015 | News USA

Webinar demonstrates CBCT’s range of applications beyond implantology

LEIPZIG, Germany: In recent years, dental cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has become popular, especially among implantologists. However, many other ...

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Paradise Dental Institute offers hands-on endodontic course in the Bahamas Jan 22, 2015 | News USA

Paradise Dental Institute offers hands-on endodontic course in the Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: Don’t miss your last chance to register for this exciting one day Endodontic Workshop at the Atlantis Resort and Casino, for only ...

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Aspen Dental team brings free dental care and education to struggling Haiti Jan 20, 2015 | News USA

Aspen Dental team brings free dental care and education to struggling Haiti

SYRACUSE, N.Y., USA: A team of nine Aspen Dental clinicians recently provided free dental care to almost 400 patients during a weeklong humanitarian mission ...

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ADA offers online education for dentists in long-term care Jan 16, 2015 | News USA

ADA offers online education for dentists in long-term care

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Dental Association (ADA) is now offering online training for dentists interested in providing care for nursing home residents. Nearly 1.3 million nursing home residents face the greatest challenges to accessing dental care of any group in America. Through Action for Dental Health, a nationwide, community-based movement that aims to improve dental care for the underserved, the ADA plans to train at least 1,000 dentists to provide care in nursing homes by 2020.

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California Dental Association announces new practice advising program Jan 15, 2015 | News USA

California Dental Association announces new practice advising program

SACRAMENTO, Calif., USA: The California Dental Association recently announced CDA Practice Advising — in-office practice consulting designed to give members the guidance they need to reach individual practice goals. “No two practices are alike, and with the new practice advising program, our consultants listen to the issues at hand to develop a program customized to fit specific practice needs,” said CDA President James Stephens, DDS.

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State and local dental societies are honored for outstanding programs Jan 14, 2015 | News USA

State and local dental societies are honored for outstanding programs

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Dental Association (ADA) recently honored state and local dental societies across the country with its Golden Apple Awards. Now in its 26th year, the annual award program has selected 17 entries for the prestigious recognition which honors leaders, members and staff who have contributed to the success of dental society activities and excellence in leadership.

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CDC data shows early childhood caries trending down Jan 12, 2015 | News USA

CDC data shows early childhood caries trending down

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Dental Association (ADA) recently announced that it is encouraged that preliminary data presented at the “Innovations in the Prevention and Treatment of Early Childhood Caries” conference shows a downward trend in early childhood caries in the United States and indicates progress in ensuring that kids are getting needed dental treatment.

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Academy of Laser Dentistry partners with OralID to raise awareness of oral cancer Jan 9, 2015 | News USA

Academy of Laser Dentistry partners with OralID to raise awareness of oral cancer

HOUSTON, Texas, USA: While many other cancers are declining, oral cancer continues to rise, affecting over 43,000 Americans in 2014 alone. This year, the Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), and OralID are partnering to raise awareness and increase Oral Cancer education. The partnership to raise awareness for oral cancer begins at the ALD annual meeting in Palm Springs, Calif., to be held Feb. 5-7.

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Ed Matthews elected to International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics Jan 8, 2015 | News USA

Ed Matthews elected to International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics

NEW YORK, NY, USA: Ed Matthews, president and CEO of Sure Business Logic, was recently elected a fellow of the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics. The election was announced by the academy at the 2014 Greater New York Meeting. Matthews was elected in recognition to his service and devotion to the advancement of various arts of esthetics in dentistry and medicine.

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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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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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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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California Dental Association assesses dental workforce capacity and training Jan 7, 2015 | News USA

California Dental Association assesses dental workforce capacity and training

SACRAMENTO, Calif., USA: By the end of 2014, through expanded entitlement under the Affordable Care Act, the number of children eligible for Denti-Cal ...

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Illinois dentist chosen as ADA trustee Jan 5, 2015 | News USA

Illinois dentist chosen as ADA trustee

CHICAGO, Ill, USA: Robert N. Bitter, DDS, FICD, FACD, an Edwardsville, Ill.-based periodontist, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental ...

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