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Interview: “Dental technology advances dentistry”

February 15, 2021 | Education | Interviews

With its transformative power, digital dentistry is slowly taking over dental practices and laboratories all around the world. In a free webinar on Feb. 17, prosthodontist Dr. Ryan C. Lewis will talk about how digital dentistry can help improve workflow efficiency and will highlight some of the latest advancements in digital dentistry. Prior to his online presentation, he shared some thoughts on the topic.

Live webinar: Zirconia implants for the cosmetic zone

January 20, 2021 | Education

Zirconia implants are the best solution for missing teeth in the cosmetic region. Those who attend a live webinar to be presented by Dr. Paresh Patel, ICOI diplomate, will learn why the innovations in zirconia implants are an essential benefit to the dental practice. “Zirconia Implants for the Cosmetic Zone” will be presented on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. EST (New York).

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University aims to make dentistry more diverse

January 20, 2021 | Education | News

BUFFALO, N.Y., U.S.: A student at the University at Buffalo (UB) School of Dental Medicine has developed a new initiative that aims to remove barriers to studying dentistry for students of color. The free program, named Destination Dental School, is open to eligible undergraduate students from all over the U.S. and will provide them with a number of mentoring, training and sponsorship opportunities.

Dentsply Sirona sets new standards in digital dental events

November 26, 2020 | Education | News

CHARLOTTE, N.C., U.S.: DS World typically takes place in Las Vegas, but was held virtually this year owing to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. More than 4,500 dental professionals from over 25 countries attended the event, and the company said that its success showed that the dental business and continuing dental education are thriving even amid the greatest health crisis of the modern era.

Georgio Haddad: How 3D printing has transformed dental care

November 12, 2020 | Education | News

Dentistry has come a long way since the first introduction of digital technology. In an upcoming webinar on Nov. 18, Georgio Haddad, an intrapreneur who is in charge of the development of dental strategic partnerships and initiatives at Formlabs, will talk about the adoption of 3D printing in the dental practice. Prior to his online presentation, Haddad discussed the various applications of 3D printing in dentistry, reflected on how 3D printing has reshaped the dental industry and weighed the risks associated with embracing the technology.

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International College of Dentists launches online education initiative

September 2, 2020 | Education

FLINT, Mich., U.S.: “One team, one dream” is the motto of Dr. Akira Senda, president of the International College of Dentists (ICD). As the world has faced a challenging year owing to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, Senda’s motto has resonated with ICD fellows worldwide, encouraging them to overcome the crisis and serve humankind together. In response to the pandemic, ICD has started an educational platform in order to connect with ICD fellows digitally.

BIOLASE Academy brings dental laser education online

May 22, 2020 | Education

The BIOLASE Academy went live at the end of March. Hosted by leading dental laser manufacturer, BIOLASE, this new online educational platform is dedicated to providing accessible and certified continuing education opportunities to dental professionals working with laser treatments. With periodontal disease possibly the most widespread chronic disease in the world, an upcoming webinar on the platform will present a new therapeutic approach to using lasers in order to improve periodontal treatment outcomes.

Colgate Oral Health Network launches at-home education series for CE credits

May 15, 2020 | Education

NEW YORK, U.S.: As dental continuing education (CE) requirements remain in place despite the current pandemic and cancellation of in-person CE courses, many dental professionals are finding it difficult to meet the minimum mandatory hours. In order to address this issue, the Colgate Oral Health Network has been offering a free-of-charge live education series that allows dental professionals to obtain CE credits online.

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Free webinar puts carbon dioxide all-tissue laser to the test

October 24, 2019 | Education | News

NEW YORK, U.S.: In a free Dental Tribune Study Club webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 6, host Dr. Jeffrey Rohde will discuss the science behind Solea, a 9.3 μm carbon dioxide all-tissue laser, and the various procedures it enables by eliminating anesthesia and bleeding and by efficiently cutting hard and soft tissue. The participants will have the opportunity to review clinical cases of hard- and soft-tissue procedures performed with Solea and learn how it can be used for cavity preparation and in oral surgeries involving soft tissue and bone ablation.

Webinar to focus on magnification and CEREC workflow in dentistry

October 10, 2019 | Education

NEW YORK, U.S.: Even experienced dentists with thorough knowledge of the field may often find it difficult to properly evaluate the situation and perform treatment without the help of a dental microscope, as the naked eye is unable to perceive the necessary detail. In a free Dental Tribune Study Club webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 16, host Dr. Christian del Rey Schnitzler will explore the clinical and ergonomic relevance of using a dental microscope, especially when using the CEREC workflow. The webinar will outline the benefits of using magnification devices and help participants improve their visual acuity.

Interview: “Parents tell us that their children are now brushing correctly and independently”

April 16, 2019 | Advertorial | Education | Interviews | News

Most children do not particularly love toothbrushing, and many parents will agree that getting their children to brush can be quite a hassle. As a solution, South-Korean Samsung spin-off Kitten Planet has launched Brush Monster, a fun and interactive mobile app game that teaches children healthy brushing habits and enables parents to analyse the brushing data afterwards. Via augmented reality and an innovative smart brush, the app walks kids through the brushing process from start to finish in real time, while turning good oral hygiene into an engaging game. Prevention spoke to Dr Jongho Choi, Brush Monster cofounder and CEO of Kitten Planet.

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