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Penn Dental to launch new oral healthcare center
April 19, 2021 -- The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine (Penn Dental Medicine) and the university's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have launched a new oral health initiative called the Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry. Read More
Dental Dose: Painkillers and COVID-19 vaccines
April 16, 2021 -- A patient comes in for dental work today. He got the COVID-19 vaccine yesterday. What do you do? "It's a Catch-22," said pharmacologist Tom Viola, RPh, in the latest episode of Dental Dose. That's because dentistry's favorite painkillers may also dampen the effectiveness of vaccines. Read More
Arfona partners with Dentulu, Impress3D
April 16, 2021 -- 3D-printed dentures company Arfona has partnered with Dentulu and Impress3D to provide patients with greater access to better and more affordable tooth replacement options. Read More
Solmetex names new director
April 16, 2021 -- Solmetex said that Richard Andrew Campos has joined the organization as its director of international business development and sales. Read More
Second Opinion: Dentistry must correct fluoride myths
April 15, 2021 -- Dental professionals have a charge to combat misinformation about fluoride, writes Dr. Johnny Johnson Jr. In a Second Opinion piece, he details why a recent review is making waves and gives two actions dental professionals can take for fluoride advocacy. Read More
Kare Mobile extends giveaway contest
April 15, 2021 -- Kare Mobile has extended the deadline for its contest to give one minority dentist a $150,000 Ford Transit mobile dental office. Read More
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
Sleep apnea treatment may reduce risk of Alzheimer's
April 14, 2021 -- Older adults who use positive airway pressure therapy to treat obstructive sleep apnea may be less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, according to a recent study published in Sleep. Read More
Komet USA unveils single-use sterile instruments
April 13, 2021 -- Komet USA said it has added hundreds of disposable sterile diamonds and carbides to its product line. Read More
SmileDirectClub launches smile guarantee program
April 13, 2021 -- SmileDirectClub has launched a new program called Lifetime Smile Guarantee that supports its clear aligner therapy. Read More
Hot Topic
Study finds SDF safe and effective on kids' teeth
Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) was found to be safe and 100% effective in stopping active caries in primary teeth of at-risk children and was also well-accepted by their parents in a new study, published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Read more.
Conferences
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) Annual Session
June 25-27
Boston, Massachusetts United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
International Dental Show (IDS) 2021
September 22-25
Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Annual Meeting
September 27 - October 2
Nashville, Tennessee United States