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WHO's call to halt oral care in COVID-19 hotbeds gets icy replies
August 14, 2020 -- Associations and dentists are reeling from the World Health Organization's (WHO) recent recommendation to postpone routine dental checkups in areas with community spread of COVID-19 to protect dental teams and patients from potential infection-spreading aerosols.  Discuss
Dentistry's rebound levels off -- with a potential patient drop on the horizon
August 13, 2020 -- Dentistry's recovery from COVID-19 is creeping toward an expected plateau, and a drop-off in patients may be on the horizon, according to new data from the ADA's Health Policy Institute.  Discuss
NIH names new director of dental research institute
August 13, 2020 -- The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) named Rena D'Souza, DDS, PhD, as the new director of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research on August 13.
DentCore adds 3 new VHF machines to its portfolio
August 13, 2020 -- Dental milling machine manufacturer VHF has extended its distribution contract with supplier DentCore.
Alaska dental therapy program marks milestone accreditation
August 13, 2020 -- A dental therapy program in Alaska is the first program of its kind to win accreditation from the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Second opinion: Are today's dentists experiencing anosognosia?
August 12, 2020 -- In the wake of COVID-19, Dr. Marc Cooper believes that many dentists carry with them the weight of anosognosia, a condition in which a person with a disability is unaware that he or she has a disability. He tells readers why now is the time to become aware of this condition in order to boost business for the rest of the year and beyond.  Discuss
ADA supports bill to improve health for underserved
August 12, 2020 -- The ADA is supporting proposed legislation that would improve health disparities in minority and underserved communities in the U.S.
Henry Schein to host 1st virtual career fair
August 12, 2020 -- Henry Schein Nationwide Dental Opportunities is hosting its first virtual career fair for associate dentists on August 25 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern time.
U.S. Oral Surgery Management continues Southeast expansion
August 12, 2020 -- U.S. Oral Surgery Management has announced a new partnership with Oral Surgery Assoc. & Dental Implant Centers, an oral and maxillofacial surgery practice with 10 locations in the Atlanta area.
Colgate debuts overnight teeth whitening pen
August 11, 2020 -- Colgate-Palmolive has launched the new Optic White overnight teeth whitening pen.