Ultradent raises 341,036 pounds of food for Utah Food Bank

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah, USA: Ultradent Products held its annual food drive this year, promoted with an “Ironman” theme, as the company aimed to raise as much food and money for the Utah Food Bank as possible within a three-day intensive push. Within those three days, Ultradent was able to raise $85,263, which translates to 341,036 pounds of food that will help feed needy people and hungry families this holiday season and throughout the year.

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Making digital dentistry ‘iSy’ for surgeons and their partners

NEW YORK, N.Y, USA: Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions has been featuring the new iSy (pronounced, “easy”) implant system this fall at various dental meetings. iSy, manufactured by Camlog and exclusively distributed by Henry Schein, was first introduced into the U.S. market during last month’s American Academy of Implant Dentistry annual educational conference.

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AAID plays major role at the 2015 New York meeting

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The American Academy of Implant Dentistry will present seven programs at the 2015 Greater New York Dental Meeting, including several hands-on workshops. Founded in 1951, the AAID is the first professional organization in the world dedicated to implant dentistry. The academy’s mission is simple: To advance the science and practice of implant dentistry through education, research support and to serve as the credentialing standard for implant dentistry for the benefit of mankind.

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Silence snoring with ‘NIGHTLASE’ and cutting-edge laser esthetic applications

Of the commercially available hard- and soft-tissue lasers, the Fotona Lightwalker dual laser wavelengths of Nd:YAG and Er:YAG have high efficacy and ability for almost unlimited pulse control, and the following procedures have been developed to take advantage of these attributes. Along with this increased level of performance comes significant patient comfort.

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Get out and explore New York City!

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: If you come to the Greater New York Dental Meeting every single year, you might think that you have “been there, done that” when it comes to exploring New York City. Well, think again. Gotham is constantly changing. From the skyline, which seems to get more interesting each week, to the latest Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, there is always something new and exciting to take in.

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Relieved reamers and the 30-degree reciprocating handpiece

As a practicing endodontist and manufacturer of endodontic instrumentation systems, it is fascinating to me to observe the initial evaluation of greater tapered rotary NiTi instrumentation as a paradigm improvement over traditional manual techniques morph into a far more cautious view where more and more evidence documenting its deleterious effects on the dentin is becoming increasingly evident.

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It’s greater in New York

NEW YORK, N.Y. USA: The largest dental event in the United States keeps getting bigger. New for this year, the 91st Annual Greater New York Dental Meeting is hosting a Global Orthodontic Conference, with offerings for specialists and general practitioners. Also added to the agenda is a full-day International Oral Cancer Symposium on Saturday. The new events come on the heels of last year’s inaugural World Implant Expo, which returns this year with “second-annual” in its title. The expo features top speakers and the latest information on implant treatments and technology.

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Sirona announces upcoming SIROWORLD events

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Sirona Dental has announced several upcoming SIROWORLD Celebration events scheduled in conjunction with major dental trade shows leading up to the annual SIROWORLD Celebration event that runs from Aug. 11-13, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. “SIROWORLD is the event we always dreamed of creating for the dental community,” said Sirona President Michael Augins.

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‘Risks vs. Rewards’ in implant dentistry

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Dr. Frank Spear will open the Academy of Osseointegration’s 2016 Annual Meeting with his presentation, “Globalization of Training, Education and Comprehensive Collaborative Treatment Planning in Implant Dentistry: Understanding the Risks and Rewards.” Spear has been restoring implants for 30 years and believes technique is one thing but perspective is another.

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