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Ultradent, Align strike tooth-whitening aligner deal
September 17, 2021 -- Align Technology signed a multiyear deal to sell a professional whitening system for aligners and retainers made by Ultradent Products. Read More
Henry Schein restructures medical, dental businesses
September 15, 2021 -- Henry Schein has restructured its organization to consolidate the management of its dental and medical distribution businesses. Read More
Orthodontist pleads guilty in ex-Ark. lawmaker bribery scheme
September 14, 2021 -- A well-known orthodontist pleaded guilty on September 13 in connection with a public corruption scheme involving a former state senator from Arkansas, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Arkansas. Read More
Park Dental Research acquires Orchestrate 3D
September 13, 2021 -- Park Dental Research has acquired Orchestrate 3D, a 3D printing company and dental orthodontic software manufacturer. Read More
Children & Teen Dental Group now named Oak Dental Partners
September 2, 2021 -- Atlanta-based dental service organization Children & Teen Dental Group has changed its name to Oak Dental Partners. Read More
Surgeons treat woman's severe post-traumatic condylar resorption
August 16, 2021 -- A woman was treated successfully for severe facial skeletal deformities caused by the condylar resorption of her temporomandibular joint, which stemmed from childhood trauma. The report was published on August 13 in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Cases. Read More
Sage Dental inks partnership with Straumann Group
August 16, 2021 -- Sage Dental has signed a partnership agreement with Straumann Group to offer its patients artificial intelligence remote orthodontic treatment monitoring. Read More
Don't let 'fuzzy thinking' put dental patients at risk
August 10, 2021 -- Are you practicing while under the influence of "fuzzy thinking" -- basing dental treatment decisions on opinions rather than facts? Clinicians who do so may be putting patients at risk, according to a perspective published August 8 in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read More
Psychosomatic syndrome can lead to unneeded dental procedures
August 9, 2021 -- Phantom bite syndrome -- a psychosomatic condition in which patients are preoccupied with dental occlusion -- can result in unnecessary dental procedures and even lead to new or worse dental problems. Frontiers in Psychiatry published a case report of three women with the condition. Read More
Dentistry jobs are some of the highest paying
August 9, 2021 -- Several of the top-paying jobs in the U.S. are in the dental field, according to a recent report by Ladders. Out of the 25 jobs listed in the report, four were related to dentistry. 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
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
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 26 - December 1
New York City, New York United States