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ADA releases guideline on gum disease treatment Jul 31, 2015 | News USA

ADA releases guideline on gum disease treatment

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Dentists treating patients with chronic periodontitis are advised to use scaling and root planing (SRP) as initial treatment, according to new guidelines from the American Dental Association. The guidelines, based on a systematic review and meta-analysis of treatment of periodontitis, were published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).

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Summer symposium: ICOI to focus on ‘Knowledge Above Opinion’ Jul 29, 2015 | News USA

Summer symposium: ICOI to focus on ‘Knowledge Above Opinion’

This August, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists host its ICOI 2015 Summer Implant Symposium. This year’s symposium, taking place ...

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American Association of Dental Office Managers to hold conference in Nashville Jul 28, 2015 | News USA

American Association of Dental Office Managers to hold conference in Nashville

RED BANK, N.J., USA: The American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) will gather in Nashville for its 11th Annual Conference. The conference ...

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Study: Alcohol consumption can have negative impact on gum health Jul 24, 2015 | News USA

Study: Alcohol consumption can have negative impact on gum health

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: In a recent study in the Journal of Periodontology, researchers have found that consumption of alcoholic beverages can have adverse ...

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Online course presents novel anterior restorative Jul 23, 2015 | News USA

Online course presents novel anterior restorative

LEIPZIG, Germany: A free webinar, to be presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on July 30, will introduce a novel anterior restorative from the makers of Lumineers that is made from the patented Cerinate porcelain. The course speaker, Dr James Pasternak, will outline the application and advantages of the new technology, which facilitates durable and aesthetic restorations.

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Leslie E. Grant named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women Jul 22, 2015 | News USA

Leslie E. Grant named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women

ANNAPOLIS, Md., USA: Leslie E. Grant, DDS, MSPA, has been named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women by the Daily Record. The Daily Record began Maryland’s Top 100 Women in 1996 to recognize outstanding achievement by women demonstrated through professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring. Nearly 400 women were nominated for the statewide honor.

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Competition educates youth about the dangers of spit tobacco Jul 20, 2015 | News USA

Competition educates youth about the dangers of spit tobacco

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Oral Health America (OHA) is holding its 14th annual NSTEP (National Spit Tobacco Project) slogan contest. Teaming up with Little League Baseball and Softball, the contest calls on players ages 8-14 to create a compelling, 10-word phrase describing the dangers of spit tobacco for a chance to win a trip to the Little League Baseball World Series.

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University of New England announces scholarship in memory of James B. Hanley Jul 17, 2015 | News USA

University of New England announces scholarship in memory of James B. Hanley

PORTLAND, Maine, USA: The University of New England community was deeply saddened by the death of James B. Hanley, DMD, dean of the College of Dental Medicine, in late May following a battle with cancer. With much love and respect for Hanley’s career accomplishments and warm friendship, his colleagues in the College of Dental Medicine have named an endowed scholarship fund in his honor.

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Webinar: What to look for in a 3-D imaging solution Jul 16, 2015 | News USA

Webinar: What to look for in a 3-D imaging solution

BIBERACH, Germany: With its large range of indications and improved possibilities for planning and diagnosis, 3-D imaging offers an interesting addition or even alternative to 2-D radiographs. However, the criteria for choosing a 3-D imaging solution to match the individual practice requirements can be challenging. A free webinar, presented by the KaVo Academy on July 22, will explain how to select the most suitable system for your practice.

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Prosthodontist Brandon Stapleton embraces his purpose Jul 15, 2015 | News USA

Prosthodontist Brandon Stapleton embraces his purpose

LOUISVILLE, Ky., USA: As a child growing up in Prestonsburg, Ky., Brandon Stapleton, DMD, had unique jaw problems requiring surgery to correct his bite. His gratitude for the work of his dentists, orthodontists and oral surgeons created in him a desire to follow in their footsteps. “I wasn’t raised with things handed to me; I always had to work hard,” Stapleton said.

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Orthodontics

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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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Digital dentistry

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

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Review: International Dental Show 2015

Review: 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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AAP to hold its 101st Annual Meeting in Orlando Jul 14, 2015 | News USA

AAP to hold its 101st Annual Meeting in Orlando

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) is set to hold its 101st Annual Meeting from Nov. 14 to 17 at the Gaylord Palms Resort ...

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Webinar: Expert introduces laser-supported periodontal treatment concept Jul 13, 2015 | News USA

Webinar: Expert introduces laser-supported periodontal treatment concept

LEIPZIG, Germany: A new webinar, to be presented by the Biolase Campus on July 15, will demonstrate a laser supported concept for periodontal therapy, ...

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