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Dominion National partners with SmileDirectClub
April 15, 2021 -- Dominion National announced it has partnered with SmileDirectClub to offer its members access to SmileDirectClub's orthodontic clear aligner program for teeth straightening. Read More
Periodontist invents aerosol dome to protect patients, team
April 14, 2021 -- Restless nights became a common occurrence for periodontist Dr. Lara Ryan during the COVID-19 shutdown. As a dental professional, she knew she was trained to deal with airborne pathogens, but she wanted to provide her patients and team with more protection. Read More
Job loss, reduced income linked to dental pain
April 14, 2021 -- A new study from Japan published in the Journal of Dental Research looked at the effects of pandemic-related psychological distress on oral health-related behaviors. Worsened socioeconomic conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic led to a decrease in dental health, researchers found. Read More
Dentists play crucial role in COVID-19 vaccine awareness
April 13, 2021 -- Dentists are well poised to discuss and advocate for COVID-19 vaccines, according to a study published on March 24 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. More than half of parents said a healthcare professional could influence their decision to allow a child to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Read More
Making use of retirement plans to recover practice losses
April 13, 2021 -- Your practice likely suffered a loss in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Certified public accountant Bruce Bryen details why using an employer-sponsored retirement plan might be a financially savvy option for some dental offices. Read More
CDC seeks former smokers for education campaign
April 13, 2021 -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reaching out to the oral health community for help in finding former smokers to be featured in its Tips From Former Smokers education campaign. Read More
Clear Blue Smiles joins forces with GreenSky
April 13, 2021 -- Clear aligner provider Clear Blue Smiles has formed a strategic alliance with GreenSky Patient Solutions. Read More
6M adults lost dental insurance because of COVID-19
April 12, 2021 -- Approximately 6 million adults in the U.S. have lost oral health coverage as a result of no longer being employed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report from CareQuest Institute for Oral Health found. Read More
Do's and don'ts for handing off patients
April 12, 2021 -- Any practice that would like to improve its overall customer service should think about the almost invisible experiences that the patient goes through while in the office. This includes the patient handoff, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Arkray USA launches oral wellness system software
April 12, 2021 -- Arkray USA has released an upgraded version of its SillHa reporting software for its SillHa oral wellness system for salivary screening. Read More
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Conferences
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States