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Maintaining the patient relationship via teledentistry
May 12, 2021 -- Teledentistry is an excellent supplement to in-person care, writes Dr. Oleg Drut. Learn how his New York-based orthodontic practices adopted teledentistry at the beginning of the pandemic and then transitioned to using virtual care as a revenue-generating supplement. Read More
Quip to offer clear aligners
May 12, 2021 -- Oral health company Quip will join the crowded on-demand orthodontics space by offering clear aligners. Read More
3Shape to host free dental digital workflow online event
May 10, 2021 -- 3Shape plans to host a free online event highlighting digital workflow for dentists and dental labs called 3Shape Unfold. The event will be held June 2-3. Read More
Align celebrates milestone, donates $10M to Align Foundation
April 30, 2021 -- Align Technology announced that more than 10 million patients have begun treatment with the Invisalign system. Read More
5 hours vs. 25 seconds: Study shows promise of AI
April 29, 2021 -- Researchers created an algorithm that shows the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) for dentistry. While it took humans nearly five hours to segment the teeth and jaw on a cone-beam computed tomography scan, an algorithm completed the task in just 25 seconds. Read More
Good-looking teeth are in fashion thanks to Zoom
April 29, 2021 -- Having the best-looking teeth is now fashionable thanks to a spike in virtual meetings, the rise of online dental influencers, and high-end oral care products, according to a recent article from the Guardian. Read More
How dentists can ride the digital communication wave
April 27, 2021 -- A surge in the use of digital communication tools during the pandemic has created new challenges for dental providers in patient outreach, with the potential for long-lasting effects beyond the public health crisis. 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
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
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
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