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Dental Tribune U.S. Edition

PRSRTSTD U.S.Postage PAID SanAntonio,TX Permit#1396 DentalTribuneAmerica 116West23rdStreet Suite#500 NewYork,N.Y.10011 NEWS A2 •Dental infections thought to cause brain aneurysms • Protocol for forensic dental data now same as with DNA and fingerprinting mEEtiNgS A4–A8 •‘It all starts here’ at Yankee Dental Congress: Annual meeting in Boston expecting 28,000 •Pacific Dental Conference, March 6–8, includes two-day exhibit hall, Thursday and Friday, March 6–7 •Journées dentaires internationales du Québec exhibit hall is among Canada’s biggest •2013 Greater New York Dental Meeting hits big numbers iNduStry A10–A12 • OCO Biomedical’s biomechanical dental implants lock at placement and stimulate bone growth •Universal registration product earns awards: R-dental’s METAL-BITE collects multiple industry honors •Komet USA’s F360 endodontic files reduce root-canal preparation time •Changing lives a smile at a time: A Six Month Smiles case study PRSRTSTD USPOSTAGE PAID FT.LAUD.,FL PERMITNO.1117 DentalTribuneAmerica 116West23rdStreet Suite#500 NewYork,N.Y.10011 Ad “It all starts here” is the theme at the 2014 Yankee Dental Congress, where an estimated 28,000 dental professionals are expected to gather with a shared goal of improving and maintaining pa- tients’ oral health — as well as overall health. Attendees can expect to find a varied selection of continuing dental educa- tion courses and a bustling exhibit hall floor featuring some of the most inno- vative products in dentistry. It all takes place under one roof — at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center from Jan. 29 to Feb. 2. According to meeting organizers, YDC 2014 will feature more than 300 continuing education courses covering virtually every sector of dentistry, pre- sented by some of the industry's top speakers. Highlights include: • Restorative dentistry, presented by John Sorensen, DMD, PhD, and Sam Si- mos, DDS. • General health, presented by Bart Johnson, DDS. • Practice management, presented by Kirk Behrendt, Jennifer Blackmon, Mark Hyman, DDS, Lisa Gualtieri, PhD, Rachel Mele and Chris Scappatura. • Prosthodontics, presented by Wil- liam Wilson, DDS. • Orthodontics, presented by Chris Baker, DMD, RN, and Wick Alexander, DDS. The YDC also will offer quality con- tinuing education programs, includ- ing: • “The Ninth Annual Conference for Women in Dentistry.” • “Diagnosis and Treatment of Oral and Facial Lesions — Fast Track.” • “Master the Skills of Marketing Your Practice: One-Day Marketing Sympo- sium.” • “New Dentist Itinerary.” Attendees will be able to connect with some of the brightest minds in YDC: ‘It all starts here’ Yankee Dental Congress expecting 28,000 The 16-story Customs House, Boston's first skyscraper — built in 1917 — is among the sights awaiting attendees of New England's largest dental meeting, the Yankee Dental Congress. Photo/Provided by Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau Hygiene Tribune LASt cALL for ‘ProS iN thE ProfESSioN’ March is final deadline for nominating an RDH for the Crest Oral-B honor. ” page C1 ” See YDC, page A4 DENTAL TRIBUNE The World’s Dental Newspaper · U.S. Edition January 2014 — Vol. 9, no. 1 DENTAL TRIBUNE The World’s Dental Newspaper · U.S. Edition yANkEE dENtAL coNgrESS EditioN forENSic dENtAL dAtA trANSmiSSioN ProtocoL uPdAtEd Publication standardizes transmission methodology of dental ID data sent between agencies. ” page A2 implanT Tribune Ao ANNuAL mEEtiNg iS mArch 6–8 Seattle is the site of 29th gathering of the Academy of Osseointegration. ” page B1 Yankee Dental Congress Jan. 29– Feb. 2