Born with the ‘Boomers,’ Oral Health America turns 60

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Oral Health America, which is marking its 60th anniversary this year, used the Greater New York Dental Meeting as an opportunity to share its celebrating with some of the organization’s most prominent and longstanding backers — as well as some possible new supporters. The group hosted a reception Sunday evening, Nov. 29, mainly to enable some of its board members and other key people on its small administrative staff to thank the many dental companies, organizations and individual professionals who make its work — and successes — possible.

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American Friends of Dental Volunteers for Israel honors Henry Schein’s Paul Hinsch

MELVILLE, N.Y., USA: Paul Hinsch, vice president of marketing for Henry Schein Dental, was honored by American Friends of Dental Volunteers for Israel (AFDVI) at the Dental Volunteers for Israel (DVI) 35th Anniversary Gala on Nov. 29 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City. Also honored at the gala were the B.L. Manger Foundation; Dr. Allen Finkelstein, CEO of Bedford Healthcare Solutions; Dr. Deborah Weisfuse and Dr. Robert Lipner, board members of American Friends of DVI; and the late Morton Charlestein of Premier Dental Products Co.

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Meeting review: 2015 Greater New York

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The 2015 Greater New York Dental Meeting, held Nov. 29 to Dec. 2, offered attendees the opportunity to explore the latest advancements in dental products, techniques and technologies — all in a single location. The exhibit hall wasn’t just a showcase; it was a nonstop education center, with classes in session all day long in virtually every booth.

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CODA approves accreditation process for dental therapy education programs

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) voted recently to implement the accreditation process for dental therapy education programs. The CODA adopted accreditation standards for dental therapy education programs at its Feb. 6 meeting. Subsequent to that, the CODA requested additional information from communities of interest surrounding criteria 2 and 5 in its Principles and Criteria Eligibility of Allied Dental Programs for Accreditation document:

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Affordable restoratives from Dentatus

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: If you stopped by or walked by the Dentatus booth in the exhibit hall at the recent Greater New York Dental Meeting, there’s a good chance you saw Dentatus USA President Bernard Weissman holding court. Dental professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds regularly seek his counsel, aware of the deep trove of knowledge and strong success record he has had with bringing highly regarded dental products to market.

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Newly launched Henry Schein Business Process Solutions helps improve practice operations

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: Henry Schein Dental has launched its new Henry Schein Business Process Solutions website, located at www.hsdbps.com. The new site features resources for improving key business functions that contribute to the successful operation of a practice. The Henry Schein Dental Business Process Solutions website is making its debut this week during the Greater New York Dental Meeting.

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