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April 19, 2016 News DentalDental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticePeriodontics

SIROWORLD 2016: Dentsply Sirona Releases List of Periodontic/Hygiene Speakers

by Dentsply Sirona

Clinical speakers and agenda for the Periodontic/Hygiene track confirmed for the largest educational festival in digital dentistry Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, confirms list of Periodontic/Hygiene specialists speaking during new breakout track at SIROWORLD in Orlando, Florida.  Hosted at

April 19, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentalGeneral PracticeOral Health

You’re Invited to Attend the 32nd Annual AACD Scientific Session in Toronto, Canada – April 27-30, 2016

by Oral Health

This innovative conference concept couldn’t have a more fitting background than the city of Toronto. It’s a global center for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities. Yes, you’ll need a passport, but

April 19, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein Special Markets Celebrates its 10th National Sales Meeting

by Oral Health

200 Team Schein Members and 100 Representatives from 60 Supplier Partners Celebrate Milestone Meeting With Sales Wars’ Theme, “The Power of the Past, the Force of the Future” Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care

April 18, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

CHX Technologies and MCI Medical Clinics announce strategic partnership to deliver better oral health with Prevora starting in 2017

by Oral Health

CHX Technologies (CHX) and MCI Medical Clinics (MCI Medical) have agreed to jointly promote and improve better oral health to older Canadians in MCI’s 28 medical practices, starting in 2017. MCI Medical will provide a new preventive oral health service

April 16, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

New Columbia University Partnership Addresses Oral Health Needs in East Africa

by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) are collaborating with the University of Nairobi, Unilever East Africa, and the Columbia Global Centers | Africa to improve oral health care and disease prevention in East Africa and other resource-poor countries in

April 6, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & Technology

Fred Joyal Webinar Explores What Dentists Really Think of Group Practices

by Futuredontics

Futuredontics® announced that company founder Fred Joyal is hosting a free webinar for dental professionals called “Group Dental Practices: What Dentists Really Think About DSOs.” This special live presentation will examine the surprising findings of a major national survey of

April 4, 2016 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dentsply Sirona Announces the Lineup of Endodontic Specialists Speaking at SIROWORLD in Orlando

by Oral Health

Clinical speakers and agenda for the endodontic track confirmed for the largest educational festival in digital dentistry Charlotte, N.C. – Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, released the endodontic track’s agenda* for SIROWORLD: The Ultimate Dental Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Commencing Aug.

April 1, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthOral Health & Systemic HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Celebrate Your Smile this April!

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Ottawa, ON., National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™) takes place from April 9–15 as part of oral health month in Canada. Why not help your smile shine by making your dental hygienist your partner in disease prevention for better overall health.

March 28, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to the Tongue

by Asnan Portal

According to a new study led by University at Buffalo orthodontic researcher Thikriat Al-Jewair, dentists are in the unique position as health care professionals to pinpoint signs of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and

March 24, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Dentsply Sirona Introduces the INTEGO Transcendental Treatment Center

by Oral Health

Designed for Unlimited Digital Expansion and Integration, INTEGO Future-Proofs the Dental Operatory while Providing the Ultimate Patient Experience Charlotte, NC., Dentsply Sirona, Inc., The Dental Solutions Company™, is proud to continue its tradition of unparalleled innovation and award-winning design with its

March 23, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein Partners With J. Morita To Expand Presence In Japan

by Oral Health

Henry Schein to Own a 50% Interest in a $125 Million Subsidiary of J. Morita; Ken Iwase to Lead Expanded Henry Schein Japan MELVILLE, N.Y.,  Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services

March 22, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Antidepressants and Dental Implant Failure

by Asnan Portal

Antidepressants, commonly used to treat anxiety, pain and other disorders, may play a role in dental implant failure, according to a new pilot study by University at Buffalo researchers, 2016. The research found that the use of antidepressants increased the

March 22, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Dentsply Sirona Announces Additional Celebrity Speaker and Key Opinion Leaders to SIROWORLD Lineup

by Dentsply Sirona

Thought-provoking, comical celebrity motivational speaker and additional clinical thought leaders added to the SIROWORLD agenda  CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dentsply Sirona, the Dental Solutions Company™, announced today the confirmation of yet another widely renowned celebrity speaker and additional clinical thought leaders presenting at SIROWORLD: The

March 18, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Celebrate World Oral Health Day

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Ottawa, ON, On , Canadian dental hygienists will join in the global celebration of World Oral Health Day. This year’s public awareness campaign has chosen as its slogan: “It all starts here. Healthy mouth. Healthy body,” in recognition of the

March 17, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Five Years Of Experience With Sirona InCoris TZI

by Dr. Horst Michael Birkhoff

For many years, PFM crowns and bridgework have been the backbone of prosthodontic dentistry all over the world. While having its limitations and problems, it has been a reliable way to restore our patient’s teeth for decades. About 12 years

March 16, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Composites for Children Made X-tra Easy

by Carla Cohn, DMD

For those of us that take care of children all of the time, most of the time, or some of the time, we know that we must have good behavioral management skills as well as good technical dental skills. When

March 16, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

I – Raise Minimally Invasive Hydraulic Sinus Lift Technique. An Innovative Implant Design: A Case Report

by Mili Harel-Raviv, DMD; Eli Raviv, DMD; Roy Raviv, DMD, BBA, LLB; Izhar Shohat, DMD, MHA; Gabi Chausho, DMD, MSc

Introduction Implant placement in the posterior atrophic maxilla is a challenge. Bone augmentation (sinus floor elevation) is indicated very often.1 When the sub-antral residual bone height is very limited, the open sinus-lift surgery – lateral window-Caldwell-Luc antrostomy is the conventional

March 16, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Face Mask Performance: Are You Protected?

by John A. Molinari, PhD; Peri Nelson, BS

Published reports in the 1960s investigated reported increases in upper respiratory tract infections in dentists from airborne splashes, spatter, and aerosols generated during use of high-speed handpieces. Later studies also indicated a higher incidence of colds in dental hygienists who

March 15, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Martin Tyas to address IDEM-GC Symposium

by IDEM

Former FDI Science Committee Chair Prof. Martin Tyas will be among five expert speakers to address the IDEM-GC Symposium ‘Towards the Post-Amalgam Era’, to be held on 9 April during IDEM Singapore 2016. His lecture will discuss the origins of

March 15, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

Robert J. Genco to receive 2016 Distinguished Scientist Award from AADR

by Oral Health

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Robert J. Genco, University at Buffalo world-renowned scientist, will receive the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). The prestigious award, presented once every two years, recognizes Genco for his outstanding contributions to