Industry News

Gum Disease Found to be Significant Public Health Concern


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) suggest more American adults may have gum disease; previous estimates underestimate periodontal disease in the US population

September 21, 2010 – Chicago – The prevalence of periodontal disease in the United States may be significantly higher than originally estimated. Research published in the Journal of Dental Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) suggests that the prevalence of periodontal disease may have been underestimated by as much as 50 percent. The implication is that more American adults may suffer from moderate to severe gum disease than previously thought.

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Explore the Future of Endodontics at 2010 Fall Conference

American Association of Endodontists hosts October 21 – 23 event

Advances in technology and treatment options have sparked the discussion: what does the future hold for endodontics? The American Association of Endodontists’ annual Fall Conference will expound on the future of endodontics while offering 11.5 continuing education credits.

Held at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa in Hilton Head Island, S.C., the conference begins October 21 and consists of three half-day schedules. Speakers discussing where the endodontic specialty might be in the next five to 10 years include Drs. George A. Bruder III, Alan S. Law, Peter E. Murray, John M. Nusstein, Tom C. Pagonis, Hedley Rakusin, Christine M. Sedgley and Gurminder Sidhu.

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DentalEZ Group Welcomes New Territory Sales Manager

Malvern, PA (September 22, 2010) – DentalEZ® Group, a supplier of innovative products and services for dental health professionals worldwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Cameron to Territory Sales Manager.

In his new position, Cameron will be responsible for maintaining existing professional relations and identifying new prospects to increase all DentalEZ®, StarDental®, RAMVAC®, CustomAir®, and NevinLabs™ product and equipment sales.  His territory will include the entire region of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.  

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Dentium USA to Hold 2010 World Symposium in L.A.

Cypress, CA (September 21, 2010) – Dentium USA, a premier manufacturer of dental products developed by clinicians for clinicians, recently announced that it will be hosting its 7th annual Dentium World Symposium event on November 14th and 15th at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott.  The symposium will focus on all clinical aspects of implant dentistry.  

Developed in conjunction with Loma Linda University, all attendees who participate in the Dentium World Symposium have the option to receive up to 16 CE units from the University. 

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