AO meeting’s opening symposium focuses on risk vs. reward

SAN DIEGO, Calif., USA: To kick off the opening symposium at the Academy of Osseointegration’s 31st Annual meeting, AO President Dr. Russell Nishimura welcomed attendees from more than 50 countries and announced that more than 800 new members have joined the academy. Presenters from around the world then took an objective look at the pros and cons of various treatment decisions clinicians choose from every day.

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AO’s young clinicians mingle at Café Sevilla

SAN DIEGO, Calif., USA: The Young Clinicians Committee (YCC) hosted a reception at Café Sevilla as part of the Academy of Osseointegration’s 31st Annual Meeting in San Diego. Dr. Lauren Brownfield, chair of the YCC, explained the idea behind the reception was to give the youngest clinicians in the Academy a chance to interact with people their own age who face similar issues, and to create new relationships.

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TAUB Products announces Nash Institute course at Chicago meeting

TAUB Products, manufacturer of Zero-G Bio Implant Cement and Liquid Magic, Fusion-Zr Resin Cements and other products, will feature Ross Nash, DDS, and Debra Engelhardt-Nash from the Nash Institute in a live course, titled “Clinical Techniques and Teamwork.” The course will be held at the TAUB Products booth, No. 2209, on Friday, Feb. 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. Admission is free.

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Great implant solution: Full-arch fixed monolithic zirconia

Dental Tribune interviewed Dr. Paresh B. Patel, one of the featured speakers at the ICOI Winter Implant Symposium, which took place Feb. 12-14 at the Trump National Doral in Miami. A clinical instructor at the Reconstructive Dentistry Institute, Patel has published numerous articles in leading dental journals, is a lecturer and clinical consultant on dental implants and prosthetics for various companies, and maintains private practices in Lenoir and Mooresville, N.C.

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Keystone Industries unveils redesigned website

Keystone Industries, one of the leaders in manufacturing dental products for both domestic and international markets, recently unveiled its completely redesigned website, www.keystoneindustries.com. Changes include improved display on all screen sizes across multiple viewing platforms; an updated user experience for search and navigation; an option for live-chat with customer service; and a new way to place orders that the company describes as being easier and more efficient.

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AAID names its newest honored fellows

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) named nine dentists from around the world to the coveted status of honored fellow at its recently concluded 64th annual conference. The honored fellow designation is awarded to those members of the AAID who, through their professional, clinical, research or academic endeavors, have distinguished themselves within implant dentistry.

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Mini-fellowship in implant dentistry to be offered at University of Miami

MIAMI, Fla., USA: MIS Implants will hold a mini-fellowship program in implant dentistry in conjunction with the University of Miami’s Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. The program, which will consist of four modules, will be held at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine with faculty from the school’s Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.

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New ways to connect at Midwinter Meeting

CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The exhibit hall at the Chicago Dental Society’s Midwinter Meeting has long been a popular draw at the 150-plus-year-old meeting. And this year there are even more reasons to include it as a core component of your Midwinter Meeting experience. The meeting will be held from Feb. 25–27, at McCormick Place West in downtown Chicago.

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OCO Biomedical to showcase its implant innovations at Midwinter Meeting

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., USA: OCO Biomedical, a company recognized for its dental technology, training and instrumentation, will showcase its state-of-the-art implant system, including its proprietary Guided Surgery Kit and System, at the 151st Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting. Also available will be the expanded 2016 OCO Course Schedule and the updated 2016 Regenerative Solutions Catalog.

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