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January 13, 2014 News DentistryOral Health

Carestream Dental Names Mary Conditt Director of Clinical Affairs, U.S. Digital

by Carestream Dental

Conditt Brings to the Role 20 Years of Dental Experience With the Ability to Strengthen Key Opinion Leader Relationships Carestream Dental, Carestream Health’s worldwide dental division, announced the appointment of Mary Conditt to the position of director of clinical affairs,

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
January 10, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral Health

Dental Hygienists Remind you to Make 2014 Your Year for Improved Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The beginning of a new year is a perfect opportunity to make a fresh start and set new personal and professional goals. While many people focus on self-improvement at this time of year, dental hygienists remind Canadians not to overlook

January 8, 2014 News DentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

DUX Dental Marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with Contribution to Tracy Lane Foundation

by DUX Dental

DUX Dental Donates $1 for Each Teal-Colored Product Sold in 2013 DUX Dental marks the beginning of Cervical Cancer Awareness Month with a donation of $11,800 to the Tracy Lane Foundation, a foundation created by Tracy Lane and her husband

January 7, 2014 News Dental TechnologyDentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Ormco Corporation Unveils Its Strategy to Be the Market Leader in Digital Orthodontic Technology

by Ormco

Company’s Substantial Investment Increase Will Strengthen the Build of its End-to-End Treatment Solution for Orthodontists

January 6, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Obesity predicts periodontal therapy outcomes

by Rob Goszkowski, Associate Editor

Worldwide, obesity is becoming so prevalent that it can be characterized as an epidemic. It is a chronic health issue that affects more than 500 million people, according to the World Health Organization. The U.S. has a particularly high rate

January 6, 2014 News DentistryOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

ADEAGies Foundation Honors Columbia University College of Dental Medicine with Achievement Award

by The American Dental Education Association

The ADEAGies Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Dental Education Association, has selected Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine (CDM) for a 2014 William J. Gies Award, for outstanding achievement by an academic dental institution in support of dental

December 24, 2013 News DentistryImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Gerald Niznick, Dmd, Msd Announces Retirement & Tom Stratton Appointed President of Implant Direct

by Oral Health

Gerald A. Niznick DMD, MSD, president and founder of Implant Direct, announced his retirement effective November 30, 2013. Dr. Niznick is succeeded by Tom Stratton as President of Implant Direct. Dr. Niznick has a 32-year successful history in the dental

December 23, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Ivoclar Vivadent Training Program Wins APEX Award for Publication Excellence

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Training program recognized for providing to help customers grow their businesses Ivoclar Vivadent announces that the E.D.G.E training program, created and delivered to Ivoclar Vivadent Sales and Marketing Teams, won a 2013 APEX Award for Publication Excellence.  APEX—now celebrating its

December 20, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Why do folks sit in the dentist’s waiting room?

by Partners in Prevention

Even 5 years ago, our survey data showed patients visited their dentist because they were following a routine — they were there for their regular checkup, a procedure most commonly paid for by some one else (the employer). Today, is

December 19, 2013 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Heraeus Kulzer Successfully Challenges Unauthorized Resale of Its Dental Products

by Heraeus Kulzer

Heraeus Kulzer recently brought suit against Omni Dental Supply for the unauthorized distribution of its flagship branded products Gluma®, Charisma®, Durafill® and iBond®    Heraeus Kulzer, LLC, the worldwide leader in dental esthetics, successfully brought suit against Omni Dental Supply,

December 18, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodonticsPreventive Dentistry

Nonsurgical Treatment for Periodontal Disease May Not Be Enough for Patients with Diabetes

by American Academy of Periodontology

American Academy of Periodontology encourages dental professionals to continue to provide personalized care for patients with diabetes A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found that nonsurgical treatment of periodontal disease does not improve

December 17, 2013 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Customer satisfaction and scientific evidence

by Partners in Prevention

For more than 10 years, the dental team has known that the 6-month dental checkup has little evidence that is beneficial for everyone. To add fuel to the fire, a recent study in The Journal of Dental Research, suggests that

December 17, 2013 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral Health

Wishing you Happy Holidays from the Oral Health Group

by Oral Health Group

On behalf of the Oral Health Group, we wish you a very happy and healthy Holiday Season! We’ll be back in the New Year with more news, blogs and product updates. In the meantime, please enjoy the holidays with your

December 16, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Dietmar Bettio appointed to the Executive Committee of Nobel Biocare

by Nobel Biocare

Nobel Biocare announced today that its Chief Information Officer (CIO) Dietmar Bettio (formerly Böhm), has been appointed as Executive Vice President to the Nobel Biocare Executive Committee effective January 1, 2014. Dietmar Bettio (46) joined Nobel Biocare in January of

PRWeb Group
December 13, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Local Doctor Initiates Program to Transform His Community by Creating a Cavity Free Zone

by PRWeb

Dr. Adam Langan of the Langan Dental Health Center in Norfolk, leads his community to a healthier future. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), dental caries (cavities) is an epidemic in the United States; and although

FDI World Dental Federation
December 12, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

A lifelong strategy for caries

by FDI World Dental Federation

Moving forward with prevention in Asia

FDI World Dental Federation
December 12, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Collaborative Practice TT holds first meeting

by FDI World Dental Federation

A key element of FDI Vision 2020 will take another step forward in December with the first meeting of the newly created FDI Task Team on Collaborative Practice (CPTT). The meeting, which takes place within the context of the ongoing

December 11, 2013 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPreventive DentistryPublic Health

World Oral Health Day 2014: a focus on protecting the teeth and mouth throughout life

by FDI World Dental Federation

A World Day for a global issue: oral health FDI World Dental Federation presents a stylish and memorable new World Oral Health Day logo LISTERINE®, Unilever, Henry Schein and Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program become the official global partners for World

PentraStrada.com
December 11, 2013 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

“G” Rated Infographic – Age Appropriate for the Whole Family

by PentronStrada.com

From grandmas and corporate execs to high school homecoming queens and kids who just got their training wheels off, at PentronStrada.com, we’ve got tidbits of useful information for you to share with patients of all generations. In fact, we’ve just

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry's (AACD)
December 10, 2013 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

New AACD Survey Data: Cosmetic Dentistry Revenues Rebound

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry's (AACD)

Cosmetic dentistry is making a comeback, after the industry was hampered by a struggling economy beginning in 2008. New figures from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s (AACD) 2013 State of the Cosmetic Dentistry Industry Survey show that the percentage