A peek at the GNYDM and your practice of the future

Looking for a moment where virtual reality meets dentistry? Benco Dental Marketing Communications Manager Rachel Pugh shared that moment in her description of a product launch during the Greater New York Dental Meeting: Oculus Rift Design Initiative.   “This software will virtually walk a dentist through her or his newly designed office before construction begins. A gaming style controller allows the user to walk forward and open doors,” […]

There’s a first for everything.

This year at the largest dental meeting in the U.S., two inaugural events will take place: the First Annual Global Orthodontic Conference, and the First International Oral Cancer Symposium. During the Greater New York Dental Meeting at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, general practitioners and orthodontists will enjoy five full days of seminars and workshops given by notable orthodontic speakers. […]

Dentistry: Moms rule your practice health.

By Lisa Philp, RDH, President of Transitions Group North America There is a great power in fully acknowledging the influence that moms have on their family, friends, community and society about brand, products, services and health care. According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor, women make approximately 90% of health care decisions for their families […]

Dreaming of NYC in spring? Incisal Edge #40Under40 can make it a reality.

Not sure what to wear? Creative Style Director for Forbes Media Joseph DeAcetis @JosephDeAcetis never has that problem. When he’s not styling celebrities from Justin Bieber and Richard Branson to Cindy Crawford and Elon Musk, or sharing his insights at Fashion Week in London, Milan or Berlin, Joseph DeAcetis spends two spring days in NYC with America’s best young dentists — the Incisal Edge 40 Under 40 […]

Police chief finds his spirit refreshed with Toothbrush Christmas Campaign

North Bend, Oregon’s Toothbrush Christmas Campaign demonstrates how one humble request and one community filled with the spirit of kindness can help hundreds feel the warmth of caring hearts. Police Chief Robert Kappelman explained the story behind the hand-sewn stockings filled with books, toys, a toothbrush and toothpaste that 400 children in his community received as a holiday […]

Gum disease? Check your daily routine for culprits.

  If you think kicking a nicotine habit, limiting intake of sugary or acidic foods, and improving your oral hygiene can help prevent gum disease (and bad breath), you’re on the money. A report by Caroline Beaton for the Huffington Post suggests other causes should not be overlooked: oral contraceptives for one.     An increasing body of evidence points to fluctuations […]

Leaders in dentistry improve quality of life in community, world

Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) honors individuals and organizations that, through their tireless work and dedication to philanthropy, have improved the quality of life in our community and around the world. Recipients of the awards are nominated for demonstrating outstanding commitment and leadership in all aspects of philanthropy. AFP recognizes these outstanding […]