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Meeting review: 150th Midwinter Meeting in Chicago Mar 1, 2015 | News USA

Meeting review: 150th Midwinter Meeting in Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: “A Midwinter Celebration” was the theme for the Chicago Dental Society’s sesquicentennial Midwinter Meeting, which took place Feb. 26 to 28 at McCormick Place West. Nearly 30,000 dental professionals were in attendance. In the exhibit hall, more than 700 companies showcased their products and services. Many introduced new technology or launched new corporate initiatives.

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Midwinter Meeting is warmed by ‘Celebration of Smiles’ Feb 27, 2015 | News USA

Midwinter Meeting is warmed by ‘Celebration of Smiles’

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Supporters, principals and beneficiaries of National Children’s Oral Health Foundation: America’s ToothFairy (NCOHF) gathered ...

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AGD to hold ‘Golden Opportunity’ meeting in San Francisco Feb 25, 2015 | News USA

AGD to hold ‘Golden Opportunity’ meeting in San Francisco

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: Registration is now open for AGD 2015 San Francisco, to be held June 18 to 21 at Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco. The ...

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California Implant Institute to present live patient courses in Mexico Feb 24, 2015 | News USA

California Implant Institute to present live patient courses in Mexico

The California Implant Institute is presenting four-day, Level I and Level II comprehensive live patient surgical externship courses in Baja California, ...

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Webinar: Expert presents first purely ceramic-based restorative material Feb 23, 2015 | News USA

Webinar: Expert presents first purely ceramic-based restorative material

LEIPZIG, Germany: Restorative treatment has undergone rapid development over the last few years and now boasts high-quality materials with very advanced handling properties that can achieve both extremely durable and aesthetic results. A webinar presented by the Dental Tribune Study Club on March 5 will give participants insights into the new Pure Silicate Technology, the foundation for the first purely ceramic-based universal restorative material worldwide.

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Midwinter Meeting offers lectures, hands-on courses and exhibit hall Feb 20, 2015 | News USA

Midwinter Meeting offers lectures, hands-on courses and exhibit hall

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The numbers confirm it: The Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting attracts dental professionals from far beyond the borders of Chicagoland. Registrations for the meeting, one of North America’s largest, typically surpass 30,000. And this year, the meeting’s 150th anniversary, promises to be as big as ever.

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Survey shows 75 percent of parents miss bringing children to dentist by age one Feb 19, 2015 | News USA

Survey shows 75 percent of parents miss bringing children to dentist by age one

POMONA, Calif., USA: A new survey from the Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine indicates that 75 percent of parents are not complying with the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommendation to take children to the dentist by age 1. The survey found that parents in the general population bring their children to the dentist for the first time at the average age of 2 and a half.

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Meet the Austin Powers impersonator Feb 18, 2015 | News USA

Meet the Austin Powers impersonator

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: If you’ve been to any major dental meeting over the past few years, you’ve no doubt run into him in the exhibit hall. No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. It’s Austin Powers! Actually, it’s the Austin Powers impersonator. And he is always fun to talk to, and to take pictures with.

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Antibiotics not recommended prior to dental treatment for most patients with prosthetic joints Feb 17, 2015 | News USA

Antibiotics not recommended prior to dental treatment for most patients with prosthetic joints

CHICAGO, Ill. USA: An updated ADA clinical practice guideline, last evaluated in 2012, finds that in general, for patients with prosthetic joint implants, the use of prophylactic antibiotics, are not recommended prior to dental procedures to prevent prosthetic joint infection (PJIs). The guidance, included in the January issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), was created by a panel of experts tasked by the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs.

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Shock and sadness follow killings of students in North Carolina Feb 12, 2015 | News USA

Shock and sadness follow killings of students in North Carolina

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: A dental student at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry was killed along with his wife and his wife’s sister at their off-campus housing on Tuesday, in an apparent dispute over parking. The dental student, Deah Shaddy Barakat, is being remembered as a compassionate caregiver who gave of himself to help the less fortunate.

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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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Webinar: Expert gives insights into CBCT-based diagnosis of trauma cases Feb 11, 2015 | News USA

Webinar: Expert gives insights into CBCT-based diagnosis of trauma cases

LEIPZIG, Germany: Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) has taken on greater significance over the past few years and has improved the standard of dental ...

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Webinar introduces new option for dental photography Feb 11, 2015 | News USA

Webinar introduces new option for dental photography

LEIPZIG, Germany: Dental photography can no longer be considered a luxury. It has become an essential tool for dental documentation, communication with ...

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