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Fern Ingber to be recognized at annual Celebration of Smiles Feb 20, 2017 | News USA

Fern Ingber to be recognized at annual Celebration of Smiles

Fern Ingber, president emeritus of America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation, will be recognized for her dedication and accomplishments in the advancement of children’s oral health at the America’s ToothFairy Celebration of Smiles on Feb. 23. Ingber, who served as founding president and CEO of America’s ToothFairy since its inception in 2006, announced her retirement on Nov. 7.

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Research: Implant treatment plan should be adapted for smokers Feb 17, 2017 | News USA

Research: Implant treatment plan should be adapted for smokers

A Chinese study comparing implant stability and peri-implant tissue response in heavy smokers and non-smokers has found that smoking did not affect the ...

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AO Orlando preview: Enthusiasm grows for Latin America focus Feb 16, 2017 | News USA

AO Orlando preview: Enthusiasm grows for Latin America focus

As Latin America is the focus of the Academy of Osseointegration’s annual meeting this year, we look forward to dentists from our neighbors to the ...

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OSAP annual conference to focus on critical infection control issues Feb 15, 2017 | News USA

OSAP annual conference to focus on critical infection control issues

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), a community of clinicians, educators, consultants, researchers and industry ...

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Local kids receive free dental screenings and oral health education Feb 8, 2017 | News USA

Local kids receive free dental screenings and oral health education

LOUISVILLE, Ky., USA: Nearly 3,000 children at six Jefferson County Public Schools learned about the importance of proper dental hygiene, and many received a free dental screening recently through the efforts of the University of Louisville School Dentistry, Aetna Better Health of Kentucky, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Medicaid, Avēsis Incorporated, a Guardian Company, Colgate Bright Smiles Bright Futures, DentaQuest, Louisville Dental Society, Louisville Water Company, Smile Kentucky! and ...

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Meeting Review: 2017 Yankee Dental Congress Jan 31, 2017 | News USA

Meeting Review: 2017 Yankee Dental Congress

BOSTON, Mass., USA: The 2017 Yankee Dental Congress was held Jan 25 to 29, and dental professionals gathered from throughout the Northeast to partake in a wide array of cutting-edge educational opportunities and to view the latest products and technology. On the exhibit hall floor, more than 450 companies and organizations were on hand, offering everything needed to run a successful practice.

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There is plenty to learn at Yankee Dental Congress Jan 26, 2017 | News USA

There is plenty to learn at Yankee Dental Congress

BOSTON, Mass., USA: In the lecture halls and on the exhibit hall floor at the 2017 Yankee Dental Congress, there are plenty of educational opportunities. No matter if you are a general practitioner or a specialist, a student or a seasoned veteran with a thriving practice, the meeting has something to help you learn and grow.

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Dr. Bernard Fialkoff offers information on opioid addiction prevention Jan 24, 2017 | News USA

Dr. Bernard Fialkoff offers information on opioid addiction prevention

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: In response to the American Dental Association’s urgings for assistance in addressing the opioid abuse crisis, Dr. Bernard Fialkoff, a periodontist and dental implant surgeon from New York City, held a seminar on “Controlling the Drug Epidemic Worldwide” at the Greater New York Dental Meeting, held last fall at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.

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Hinman introduces all-new laboratory technician programs Jan 19, 2017 | News USA

Hinman introduces all-new laboratory technician programs

ATLANTA, Ga., USA: Organizers of the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting — one of the nation’s leading dental meetings and a comprehensive source of continuing education in — recently announced all-new lab-related programming. Hinman 2017 will be held March 23 to 25. The new Learning Lab Co-Op, designed specifically for dentists, lab techs and staff, is the newest pavilion in the exhibit hall and features several one-hour tabletop demonstrations for CE credit.

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AO Orlando preview: Sinus floor bone graft Jan 18, 2017 | News USA

AO Orlando preview: Sinus floor bone graft

Twenty years after the watershed Sinus Consensus Conference of 1996, co-chaired by Leonard Shulman, Michael Block, Vincent Lacono and myself, we editorialized in The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, highlighting five areas of significant change that have occurred since that time. These five areas will be the topic of a session, titled “Sinus Consensus Update Session,” that I will moderate on March 17 as part of AO’s 2017 Annual Meeting.

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International Dental Show 2017

International Dental Show 2017

Held every two years, IDS in Cologne is the largest and most important event for the international dental sector. In 2017, the show will take place from ...

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Prevention in dentistry

Prevention in dentistry

In addition to daily brushing and annual dental visits, a number of preventive measures can be taken to avoid oral diseases.

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Dental caries

Dental caries

Dental caries is one of the most common global dieases, affecting 60–90 per cent of schoolchildren and nearly 100 per cent of adults worldwide.

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Industry loses pioneer dental hygiene educator Jan 12, 2017 | News USA

Industry loses pioneer dental hygiene educator

MEDFORD, Mass., USA: Esther Wilkins, RDH, DMD, a Tufts University graduate and clinical professor of periodontology emerita, died on Dec. 12, 2016, at ...

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Yankee Dental Congress includes three-day exhibit hall, lots of C.E. Jan 11, 2017 | News USA

Yankee Dental Congress includes three-day exhibit hall, lots of C.E.

BOSTON, Mass., USA: The exhibit hall at the 2017 Yankee Dental Congress, expecting to host more than 450 companies and organizations, will include a variety ...

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