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Conferences
Comprehensive Dentistry and the Dental Team Panama Canal Cruise
November 7-17

Fort Lauderdale, Florida United States
2015 National Oral Health Conference
April 27-29, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri United States
Premier Dental releases new smaller retraction cord
October 30, 2014 -- Premier Dental Products has released the Knit-Pak+ size 000.0 impregnated knitted retraction cord, which the company claims is the smallest diameter cord on the market.
New prescription toothpaste may aid treatment for allergic rhinitis
October 29, 2014 -- Biopharmaceutical company Allovate has signed an agreement with personalized medicine firm Restore Health for the exclusive rights to provide Allerdent, a new therapeutic toothpaste delivery system available by prescription for people with allergic rhinitis.
Colgate launches evidence-based dentistry educational tour
October 29, 2014 -- Colgate has announced the launch of Science to Cities, a five-city educational lecture tour led by key industry thought leaders who will present the latest perspectives on evidence-based dentistry.
Dental eye-protection movement born from infection-control issues
October 28, 2014 -- When patient Jenn Morrone went to her local dentist for a root canal, she had no idea about the need for protective eyewear or infection-control standards. More than a year after a series of issues left her blind in one eye, she is leading the advocacy for patient protection eyewear and infection-control vigilance.
National Brush Day campaign urges twice-a-day brushing
October 28, 2014 -- The Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign is reminding dentists and the general public that November 1 is National Brush Day. The focus is to reiterate the importance of brushing for two minutes, twice a day, every day.
Ore. dental board seeks discipline for member
October 28, 2014 -- The Oregon Board of Dentistry wants to discipline one of its members for several violations of state dental law, including offering prescription drugs to people without a prescription and trying to find the identity of someone who submitted a complaint about him.
Comfort Dental continues Christmas Eve Care Day tradition
October 28, 2014 -- Comfort Dental will host its 31st annual Care Day on Wednesday, December 24, 2014, offering free dental care to those in need. All Comfort Dental general dentistry offices throughout 12 states will participate.
Ancient skulls highlight modern risks of periodontal disease
October 27, 2014 -- Periodontal disease might be the most common disease in humans. But a new study in the British Dental Journal that examined dried skulls from ancient Britain estimates that the rate of periodontal disease was considerably lower in ancient times than it is today.
Data on NH 3rd-graders shows progress in oral health
October 27, 2014 -- A study released last week by the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) reported a 31.7% decrease in untreated tooth decay statewide and a 32.5% decrease in children with immediate dental needs when comparing the results of the 2013-2014 Healthy Smiles–Healthy Growth Third Grade Survey with the same 2008-2009 survey.
BasicBites scores NY Islanders agreement
October 27, 2014 -- Ortek Therapeutics announced that its BasicBites product has become the official oral care product of the New York Islanders National Hockey League team.
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