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New OSHA standards, unannounced inspections may be coming
March 2, 2021 -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) may soon issue new infectious disease standards that include unannounced inspections at dental practices, according to a February 26 session at the virtual 2021 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Read More
Dentists must watch for COVID-19 vaccine's side effects
March 2, 2021 -- The COVID-19 vaccine may cause side effects that dentists must be aware of, according to a letter published on February 26 in the British Dental Journal. Read More
SmileDirectClub partners with DSO National Dental
March 1, 2021 -- SmileDirectClub said it has partnered with New York-based dental service organization (DSO) National Dental. Read More
Air Techniques debuts ventless systems at Chicago Midwinter
March 1, 2021 -- Dental equipment manufacturer Air Techniques launched a new ventless vacuum system series at the virtual Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Read More
Dental ethics show value in the time of COVID-19
February 26, 2021 -- The ethical principles that helped dentists through the 1918 flu pandemic can also guide dentists today, noted dental ethics expert Nanette Elster. Elster spoke with DrBicuspid.com about ethical decisions during COVID-19 -- a topic she's also discussing at the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Read More
Align Technology sponsors Golden State Warriors
February 26, 2021 -- The Golden State Warriors NBA team has a new sponsor: Align Technology. Read More
Grin, Henry Schein partner on remote consult platform
February 25, 2021 -- Digital orthodontic platform provider Grin has partnered with Henry Schein on a new remote consultation platform. 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
Walgreens to sell SmileDirectClub's oral care line
February 19, 2021 -- SmileDirectClub said its line of oral care products will be sold at Walgreens' more than 1,700 stores in the U.S. Read More
Dominion extends teledentistry coverage
February 18, 2021 -- Dental and vision insurer Dominion National announced that it is extending its coverage of teledentistry indefinitely. 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