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How to recognize the ideal team player
March 10, 2021 -- All leaders want team players, but they may be hard to come by. In this column, Dr. James Anderson shares the three virtues of a team player and one example of how a real-life team player helped get a claim paid. Read More
Dentsply Sirona, NADG expand partnership
March 9, 2021 -- Dentsply Sirona has expanded its partnership with North American Dental Group (NADG), giving dentists affiliated with the dental service organization greater access to scanning and imaging tools. Read More
Md. bill pushes for faster action on dental injuries
February 23, 2021 -- Sen. Pam Beidle, a former dental assistant, has proposed a state bill that would require faster action on complaints about poor dental care. Read More
Zimmer Biomet shuffles board members
February 23, 2021 -- Zimmer Biomet has made a number of changes to its board of directors. Read More
3D printing impression trays saves money and time
February 22, 2021 -- Clinicians can save money and time by 3D printing open impression trays for patients in need of multiple implant-supported prostheses, according to a study published on February 14 in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Read More
Zimmer Biomet names CEO of dental, spine spinoff
February 18, 2021 -- Zimmer Biomet has named Vafa Jamali as the new CEO of NewCo, its newly spun off dental and spine company. Read More
Envista extends contract with Heartland Dental
February 16, 2021 -- Envista Holdings has inked a four-year contract extension with dental service organization Heartland Dental. Read More
Researchers use CAD to test novel implant design
February 12, 2021 -- Researchers from India ran simulations using CAD software to test implant stress distribution in a study published on February 10 in Materials Today: Proceedings. They found an ideal implant abutment design and praised the merits of modeling implants before placing them. Read More
Zimmer Biomet to spin off dental, spine businesses
February 5, 2021 -- Zimmer Biomet announced that it plans to spin off its dental and spine businesses into a new company as it plans to focus on its musculoskeletal healthcare business going forward. The deal should be completed in mid-2021. Read More
Dentsply Sirona acquires Datum Dental
January 22, 2021 -- Dentsply Sirona has acquired biomaterial manufacturer and marketer Datum Dental, known for its Ossix portfolio. Read More
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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