1. Teleorthodontics’ Democratization of Clear Aligner Treatment

    Clear Aligner Chronology Invisalign was launched in 1997 and was only available to orthodontic specialists and not general practitioners. Align Technology’s orthodontic advisors recommended this tactic in order to avoid the wrath of their trade organization and its members. In 2001, Dr. Jon Richter a general dentist, filed an anti-trust suit against Align [1]. As a result of this lawsuit, Align was forced to make Invisalign available to all general practitioners. The…

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  2. What Organized Dentistry Can Learn From Poison Control

    It’s 6 pm and your toddler walks into the kitchen, opens the cupboard under the sink, grabs a hold of one of the many brightly colored spray bottles of cleaning fluid, and then squirts a healthy amount of it in their mouth. You find him on the floor next to several bottles strewn across the floor. He has just vomited, is having difficulty breathing, is confused, and is exhibiting other strange behavior….

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  3. Teledentistry 2019 Registration Open

    The ATDA and Eastman Institute for Oral Health are pleased to present Teledentistry 2019, June 7-8th, 2019 in Rochester, NY. Please find the link below for more information. Registration will begin in early 2019. https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/dentistry/education/continuing-education/teledentistry-conference.aspx?redir=dentistry.urmc.edu