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Survey: One in three nervous about seeing the dentist Feb 12, 2016 | News USA

Survey: One in three nervous about seeing the dentist

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., USA One out of three Americans admits to being nervous about seeing the dentist and nearly half consider dental visits a “necessary evil,” according to the results of an online survey published recently. Conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of OPT-In Dental Advantage, a branded private practice organization dedicated to patient advocacy, the survey found that misconceptions about dental visits persist among a significant portion of Americans.

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Give Kids A Smile celebrates 14 years of providing services Feb 10, 2016 | News USA

Give Kids A Smile celebrates 14 years of providing services

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The ADA Foundation’s annual Give Kids A Smile program, which provides hundreds of thousands of children in need with free oral ...

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AO session: Protecting young clinicians Feb 9, 2016 | News USA

AO session: Protecting young clinicians

Members of the dental profession are an increasing target for professional negligence lawsuits, and dental implant professionals are no exception. At February’s ...

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America’s Toothfairy invites participation in national Smile Drive Feb 5, 2016 | News USA

America’s Toothfairy invites participation in national Smile Drive

CHARLOTTE, N.C., USA: In celebration of National Children’s Dental Health Month, businesses and individuals across the country are invited to join ...

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Association of Dental Support Organizations announces registration and keynote speaker for its summit Feb 3, 2016 | News USA

Association of Dental Support Organizations announces registration and keynote speaker for its summit

The Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) recently opened registration for the 2016 ADSO Summit at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. The conference will begin the afternoon of Thursday, April 21, and go through Friday evening, April 22. Attendance is limited to ADSO members only. The summit will feature a number of distinguished panelists and speakers.

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American Friends of Dental Volunteers for Israel names 
Dubowsky president Feb 2, 2016 | News USA

American Friends of Dental Volunteers for Israel names 
Dubowsky president

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: American Friends of Dental Volunteers for Israel (AFDVI), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to promote oral health and prevent suffering among Jerusalem’s children and at-risk youth and to promote volunteerism and cross-cultural understanding, announced that Dr. Scott Dubowsky has been elected the organization’s new president by the AFDVI’s board of directors.

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Meeting review: 2016 Yankee Dental Congress Feb 1, 2016 | News USA

Meeting review: 2016 Yankee Dental Congress

BOSTON, Mass., USA: More than 450 companies exhibited their products and services at the 2016 Yankee Dental Congress, held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. For general practitioners and specialists, budding newcomers and seasoned veterans, there was something valuable on the exhibit hall floor for everybody. Dental Tribune stopped by a number of booths to see what was new and exciting.

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‘Navigating Our Future’ at Yankee Dental Congress Jan 31, 2016 | News USA

‘Navigating Our Future’ at Yankee Dental Congress

BOSTON, Mass., USA: The 2016 Yankee Dental Congress offered up more than 300 courses. The Massachusetts Dental Society, organizer of the meeting, in cooperation with the Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont dental associations, put together an educational program with some of the country’s leading clinicians. The program was designed with the theme of the meeting, “Navigating Our Future,” in mind.

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Neutrophil and cancer cell ‘crosstalk’ underlies oral cancer metastasis Jan 26, 2016 | News USA

Neutrophil and cancer cell ‘crosstalk’ underlies oral cancer metastasis

An abnormal immune response or “feedback loop” could very well be the underlying cause of metastases in oral cancers, according to Dr. Marco Magalhaes, assistant professor at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry and lead researcher in a study published in the journal Cancer Immunology Research. Magalhaes has unearthed a significant connection between the inflammatory response of a very specific form of immune cells, neutrophils, and the spread of this deadly disease. ...

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Boston in your future: Yankee Dental Congress expects 27,000 Jan 22, 2016 | News USA

Boston in your future: Yankee Dental Congress expects 27,000

BOSTON, Mass., USA: “Navigating Our Future” is the theme of the 2016 Yankee Dental Congress, which bills itself as New England’s largest dental meeting. The event will be held from Jan. 27 to 31 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Yankee is the fifth largest dental meeting in the country and is sponsored by the Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS) in cooperation with the dental associations of Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day

World Oral Health Day was celebrated throughout the world on 20 March 2016. The campaign includes a wide range of awareness-raising activities organised ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

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

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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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Lars Hansson talks about the TEAM and Lab Tech Program at #AOSanDiego Jan 20, 2016 | News USA

Lars Hansson talks about the TEAM and Lab Tech Program at #AOSanDiego

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) in San Diego isn’t just for dentists. The entire dental team ...

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ICOI heads to Miami for winter implant symposium Jan 19, 2016 | News USA

ICOI heads to Miami for winter implant symposium

Clinicians currently experiencing chilly winter weather may want to plan to spend some time in Miami as the ICOI Winter Implant Symposium moves to the ...

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