Genesis, The Biomimetic Implant System™, Receives Regulatory Clearance Monday, November 01, 2010 - 07:31 AM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry A Major Advance in Aesthetic Implant Dentistry Launches in the U.S.BURLINGTON, Massachusetts – Keystone Dental, Inc. today announced U.S. regulatory clearance of Genesis, The Biomimetic Implant System. The Genesis System represents a major advance in implant dentistry through its biomimetic design – a design inspired by nature. The unique benefits of the Genesis System include the potential to achieve immediate function with a natural looking smile, allowing the patient to leave the dentist's office with a replacement tooth on the day of surgery.
United Concordia Sends Holiday Wishes to Service Members Monday, November 01, 2010 - 11:39 PM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – United Concordia, one of the nation's largest dental insurers and administrator of the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP), is proud to announce it is supporting Operation Appreciation, an initiative of Blue Star Families (a military outreach organization). The purpose of Operation Appreciation is to sign holiday cards for military service members deployed overseas.
Light Up the Holidays With a Dazzling Smile That Stands Out Tuesday, November 02, 2010 - 04:35 AM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry Katie Cassidy, (Appearing in the CW's 'Gossip Girl') in Partnership with Crest and Oral-B, are Helping People Around the World Smile Brighter this Holiday Season By Giving BackCINCINNATI, Ohio – This holiday, step out with a brilliant smile just in time for the season's hottest affairs with the Crest and Oral-B 3D White smile collection. A smile that sparkles is also one that beams with confidence, so stop waiting and light up the holidays with a dramatically whiter smile. In celebration of the holiday season, Crest and Oral-B 3D White is teaming up with Katie Cassidy, (who plays the intriguing character Juliet on the CW's "Gossip Girl"), to offer fans on Facebook the opportunity to smile with the chance to win an all expenses paid trip to Los Angeles. One lucky winner and a friend will attend a holiday-themed red carpet event as Katie's VIP guests. Now that is something to smile about!
Statement by ADA President Raymond Gist, DDS, on WK Kellogg Foundation Dental Health Aide Therapist Program Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 04:52 AM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – "The ADA welcomes the Kellogg Foundation to the fight to improve the oral health of the millions who suffer from its lack. Unfortunately, the foundation's recent efforts to address this complex issue focus exclusively on expanding a single provider model, the controversial Alaska Dental Health Aide Therapist. The limited research evaluation conducted by Kellogg did not provide the robust examination or projectable metrics on which to base such important policy and public health decisions.
United Concordia Marathon Participants Raise Funds For Military Families Wednesday, November 17, 2010 - 04:45 AM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania – United Concordia sponsored four runners in the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 31. The United Concordia participants teamed with an additional 17 runners to raise money for Operation Homefront, with all funds going to support military families in need. United Concordia contributed $12,000 to the cause.
Dentists Protest Against New Regulation Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 04:50 AM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry Dentists are protesting against a new regulation, which they feel is unnecessary and a waste of time.LONDON, England – Hundreds of dentists have written to The Telegraph to protest against the new regulation, which requires them to register with the Care Quality Commission by 2011; GPs and hospitals must also register with CQC.
AAID Credentials Ruled Bona Fide by U.S. District Court Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 02:26 AM - 7 years, 1 month ago - 0 Read - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois – In a clear and unequivocal verdict, a federal court judge in California ruled that credentials issued to dentists by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) are bona fide and legitimate, and state laws that prohibit or restrict advertising them to the public are unconstitutional.