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Conferences
American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) 2014 Annual Meeting
September 19-22

San Francisco, California United States
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
OSAP expands January infection-control boot camp
September 18, 2014 -- For any dentist or dental office concerned about infection control, the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) Core Infection Control Boot Camp offers more than just 24 hours of continuing education credits. In an interview with DrBicuspid.com, OSAP Executive Director Therese Long details how this conference has evolved to better serve dentists, hygienists, and other practitioners.
CDC: Millions of kids not getting preventive dental care
September 16, 2014 -- Millions of infants, children, and adolescents in the U.S. are not getting preventive dental services, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Although preventive dental care is effective, the percentage of children using dental care is low.
OHA, Trident expand Smiles Across America program
September 16, 2014 -- Oral Health America (OHA) and Trident are expanding the 10th anniversary celebration for the Smiles Across America (SAA) program by giving consumers a way to help provide dental care to underserved children.
Infection-control expert details practical steps to help your practice
September 15, 2014 -- In an exclusive interview with DrBicuspid.com, infection-control expert Eve Cuny spoke of the current and long-term issues facing dental practices when it comes to infection control. She notes that many dental offices want to make infection control more of a priority, but they struggle to find reliable information and are concerned about the time and cost involved.
Okla. health centers get $3.5M from ACA
September 15, 2014 -- Sixteen Oklahoma health centers will be given $3.5 million in Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding to expand primary care services, including dental care.
CDA Cares plans Nov. free clinic
September 12, 2014 -- The California Dental Association (CDA) Foundation and the CDA are seeking dental professionals to volunteer for a CDA Cares free clinic in Pomono, CA, from November 21-23.
Brasseler introduces new ultrasonic scaler inserts
September 11, 2014 -- Brasseler USA has introduced a number of new ultrasonic scaler inserts for its HygienePro family of products.
Liquidia forms new oral health company
September 11, 2014 -- Liquidia Technologies has formed a new pharmaceutical company, Lq3 Pharmaceuticals, dedicated to advancing novel therapies for oral health conditions.
Stop starting to reduce stress
September 10, 2014 -- In her latest column, stress management expert Jen Butler urges you to think about your "I'm gonna start ..." statements, which can create disappointment, guilt, and even stress. Her advice is to focus on small steps and specifics. Go slow to go fast, she writes.
Highlights of CDA Presents in San Francisco
September 10, 2014 -- Last week, the California Dental Association (CDA) hosted the Northern California edition of CDA Presents in San Francisco. The conference featured clinical presentations, continuing education, and new product launches for the thousands of attendees and hundreds of exhibitors.
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