Dentistry

Mediaplanet and the American Association of Endodontists Team up in Promoting Good Oral Health

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 1:30am

NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Kicking off April's Oral Cancer awareness month, Mediaplanet launches its March edition of Oral Health campaign.

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  • NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Kicking off April's Oral Cancer awareness month, Mediaplanet launches its March edition of Oral Health campaign.
  • The campaign is aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of oral health to overall health and wellbeing.
  • With topics ranging from the importance of starting a good oral care routine from a young age to the advantages of endodontic care to general dentistry, the campaign is a call to action urging people to advocate for their own oral health.
  • Tooth pain is a very prevalent problem, and sufferers typically seek out the help of a dentist for relief.

Delta Dental of Arkansas Provides Financial Assistance to Arkansas Dental Practices and Qualifying Non-Profits Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:22pm

Delta Dental of Arkansas has committed a total of $6.5 million in emergency financial assistance to dental practices in Arkansas.

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  • Delta Dental of Arkansas has committed a total of $6.5 million in emergency financial assistance to dental practices in Arkansas.
  • The new program the Delta Dental of Arkansas Advance Receipts Program will provide financial support to dental practices, who are limited to providing only emergency services during the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • The Advance Receipts Program is available to Arkansas dental practices that participate in any of Delta Dental of Arkansas' networks.
  • The Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation is committed to fulfilling Delta Dental's mission to improve the oral health of all Arkansans.

Have A Dental Emergency? Go To Endodontist First, Not Emergency Room Or Urgent Care

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 7:40pm

To help reduce the number of ER and Urgent Care admitted patients, it's important that patients contact an endodontist office first for all dental-related emergencies.

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  • To help reduce the number of ER and Urgent Care admitted patients, it's important that patients contact an endodontist office first for all dental-related emergencies.
  • If you are experiencing severe dental pain, dental infection symptoms (e.g.
  • bleeding, swelling) or a dental infection-related fever, please contact your endodontist immediately or go to findmyendodontist.com to find a local endodontist.
  • They consider their role during this crisis to alleviate tooth pain, manage oral infections and reduce the need for patients to seek emergency dental care at ERs and Urgent Care facilities.

Neocis Files 510(k) To Enable the Yomi® Dental Robotic System to Assist with Full Arch Implant Treatment

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 4:00pm

This new splint will enable the Yomi Dental Robotic system to go beyond placing implants on partially edentulous patients to assisting doctors with full arch implant cases.

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  • This new splint will enable the Yomi Dental Robotic system to go beyond placing implants on partially edentulous patients to assisting doctors with full arch implant cases.
  • Our doctors have been asking for a splint that would enable Yomi to assist with restoring full arches.
  • Yomi provides computerized navigation to assist in both the planning (pre-operative) and the surgical (intra-operative) phases of dental implantation surgery.
  • Neocis is venture-backed, including funding from Mithril Capital Management, Norwest Venture Partners and robotic surgery industry pioneer Fred Moll.

CFI Supports Dental Industry During COVID-19, Offers Educational Webinars and Free Trial of Industry-Leading Accounts Receivable Solution

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 6:47pm

CFI Founder Dr. Bruce Baird will offer the following free webinars through Productive Dentist Academy to provide dental practice owners with the tools needed to overcome the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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  • CFI Founder Dr. Bruce Baird will offer the following free webinars through Productive Dentist Academy to provide dental practice owners with the tools needed to overcome the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • With Abella, dental practices can advance operational efficiencies, significantly improve payment rates and enhance the patient payment experience virtually.
  • For the next three months, practices can participate in a free trial that waives the enrollment fee and defers the licensing fees until July 1, 2020.
  • CFI was recently named to Healthcare Tech Outlooks annual list of the top 10 cloud-based solutions for healthcare providers.

Burbank Dental Lab Retooled to Address Mass Shortages of N95 Protective Equipment

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:45pm

BURBANK, Calif., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In a world of uncertainty, confusion, and business closures, Burbank Dental Lab is using its resources to rise to the occasion to help those on the front lines fighting COVID-19 .

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  • BURBANK, Calif., March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In a world of uncertainty, confusion, and business closures, Burbank Dental Lab is using its resources to rise to the occasion to help those on the front lines fighting COVID-19 .
  • Burbank Dental Lab, known as the #1 searched " dental lab " in the USA, according to Google search, has retooled some of its operations using its state-of-the-art 3D printing technology to produce a protective mask that will ease the mass shortages of N95 protective equipment.
  • Andrew Sedler, COO of Burbank Dental Lab, a leader in cosmetic dentistry serving dental professionals, says that while lab business has slowed due to coronavirus restrictions, he intends to help keep employees working by pivoting part of the operations to produce protective masks for healthcare workers.
  • As an added measure, Burbank Dental Lab has made its 3D printable file (.STL) available to anyone who would like to print the masks on their 3D printer.

Pennsylvania Dental Association Responds to Revised DOH Guidelines

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 10:47pm

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- After consultation with leaders in organized dentistry, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has released updated guidelines for dental practices in Pennsylvania.

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  • HARRISBURG, Pa., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- After consultation with leaders in organized dentistry, the Pennsylvania Department of Health has released updated guidelines for dental practices in Pennsylvania.
  • The newly released document ( REVISED Guidance on COVID-19 for Dental Health Care Personnel in Pennsylvania ) replaces the Guidance on COVID-19 for Dental Health Care Personnel in Pennsylvania issued on March 22, and these updated guidelines are effective immediately.
  • Founded in 1868, the Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA) is comprised of approximately 5,200 member dentists.
  • It is a constituency of the American Dental Association (ADA), the largest and oldest national dental society in the world.

Dental Membranes and Bone Graft Substitutes Market to Surpass US$ 1,628.90 Million globally by 2027 - CMI

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 2:33pm

The increasing prevalence of oral health diseases such as cavities and gum disease is a leading factor driving growth of the global dental membranes and bone graft substitutes market.

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  • The increasing prevalence of oral health diseases such as cavities and gum disease is a leading factor driving growth of the global dental membranes and bone graft substitutes market.
  • The increasing dental health expenditure is also expected to contribute to growth of the global dental membranes and bone graft substitutes market over the forecast period.
  • However, high cost of dental membranes and bone graft implants are a major factor hindering the market growth.
  • Global Dental Membranes and Bone Graft Substitutes Market, By Product Type:

Dentists Remain Available for Dental Emergencies During COVID-19

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 4:12pm

"Severe pain, bleeding or swelling should be taken seriously at all times, even now when most dental offices are closed for routine care.

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  • "Severe pain, bleeding or swelling should be taken seriously at all times, even now when most dental offices are closed for routine care.
  • Minnesota's dentists remain available for patients during this public health crisis and have instituted additional measures and protocols to provide emergency care."
  • If you need emergency dental treatment, contact a dental office first they stand ready to help.
  • The Minnesota Dental Association is a part of the American Dental Association, the nation's largest dental association, representing 158,000 dentist members.

BIOLASE Announces Regulatory Clearance of Laser Bacterial Reduction Therapy Indication for Epic Hygiene Laser

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 1:00pm

IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the global leader in dental lasers, is pleased to announce the Epic Hygiene laser received regulatory clearance for Laser Bacterial Reduction (LBR) therapy indication from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Key Points: 
  • IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the global leader in dental lasers, is pleased to announce the Epic Hygiene laser received regulatory clearance for Laser Bacterial Reduction (LBR) therapy indication from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
  • The new indication allows hygienists to perform gentler, highly effective treatments for bacterial reduction and managing periodontal disease.
  • "We are extremely pleased that this new indication has been cleared by the FDA for the Epic Hygiene Laser," said BIOLASE CEO, Todd Norbe.
  • BIOLASE and Epic Hygiene are registered trademarks of BIOLASE, Inc.
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