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Is it safe to use an ultrasonic scaler? It's complicated
May 7, 2021 -- Dental hygienists should consider multiple factors, including positive COVID-19 cases in their communities, before using ultrasonic scalers on patients, according to a webinar hosted by the American Dental Hygienists' Association and the ADA on May 4. Read More
Survey says more people are willing to go to dentist
May 7, 2021 -- More people would consider going to the dentist now than this time last year, according to newly announced survey results from data advocate firm Invisibly. Read More
Preventive dental care tied to lower Medicaid costs in NY
May 6, 2021 -- Preventive dentistry services provided more than just better health outcomes for Medicaid beneficiaries in New York, according to a study published on April 21 in the Journal of Dental Research. Participants who took advantage of preventive dental care also saved the state Medicaid program money. Read More
10 questions recent dental grads should ask new patients
May 6, 2021 -- It's that time of year again: Finals are ramping up, licensing exams are being completed, and a new batch of dentists are getting poised to enter the workforce. Dr. Mark Hyman hopes to make the transition a little easier with 10 questions new dental graduates should ask new patients. Read More
Dental graduates ready to practice despite pandemic
May 6, 2021 -- Dental school graduates of the class of 2021 will be ready to practice dentistry despite the challenges they faced during the pandemic, according to a commentary published on May 1 in the Journal of the American Dental Association. Read More
Denteractive offers free teledentistry option
May 6, 2021 -- Teledentistry software company Denteractive has launched a free version of its Denteractive teledentistry platform. Read More
Teledentistry is vital for practice success
May 5, 2021 -- Now more than ever, teledentistry is vital for practice success, writes Sylvia Rochon. Learn why teledentistry became an invaluable tool during a challenging year and how teledentistry can help you gain control of your schedule. Read More
Most adults, children visited dentists in 2020
May 4, 2021 -- About seven out of 10 adults and nearly nine out of 10 children visited their dentists during 2020 despite the challenges COVID-19 posed, according to Delta Dental Plans Association's 2020 report on the state of America's oral health released on April 30. Read More
Do's and don'ts for case presentation
May 3, 2021 -- When it comes to case presentation, it's not about you. It's not even about your practice. Your case presentation should always be first and foremost about the patient, writes Dr. Roger P. Levin. Read More
Patients' confidence for returning to dental care reaches new high
May 3, 2021 -- Patients' confidence for returning to regular dental care reached a new high in April, according to a new report released by the ADA Health Policy Institute. Read More
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Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) 2021
June 9-12
Austin, Texas United States
IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition
July 21-24
Boston, Massachusetts United States
SmileCon 2021
October 10-13
Las Vegas, Nevada United States