Tens of thousands of dental professionals are expected to convene at the 149th Chicago Dental Society Meeting, which celebrates the further development of the field while showcasing the latest dental products designed to enhance the practice of dentistry.
In the wake of recent health care reform legislation, the topic of claim reimbursement has come to the forefront of the modern dental office once again. In addition to the delays common in the private insurance field, more and more dental offices are going to be dealing with delays from government-sponsored Medicare and Medicaid plans. Dental practice management requires careful measures to limit these delays, because when claims are not paid, the dentist can’t pay salaries and cover administrative costs.
Get ready for the Yankee Dental Congress, January 29 – February 2, 2014! 3M ESPE is ready to connect with you and introduce our latest dental products at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The five-day event is destined to be a busy meeting of dental minds, industry friends and dental product manufacturers.
2014 is officially here and all of us at 3M ESPE are settling in after a very productive 2013. While this year is sure to be another exciting time, full of innovation and discovery, we wanted to take this time to review the best of 2013 with you first. 2013 marked significant new dental product releases, remarkable progress and groundbreaking moments while paving a path to keep the future of dentistry flourishing.
The following highlights 3M ESPE’s greatest achievements and contributions in 2013, so take a stroll with us down memory lane!
2013 was a great year at 3M. We were busy with dental meetings, philanthropic events, industry seminars, trainings, NASCAR wins and so much more. In an effort to highlight the many important events we take part in throughout the year, I’ve compiled some of the year’s biggest moments to create a visual “year in review” for 3M ESPE Dental – check it out!
During the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session, we introduced the fastest setting dental impression material on the market, 3M™ ESPE™ Imprint ™ 4 VPS Impression Material. As discussed in a recent ADA blog post, Imprint 4 VPS Impression Material provides dentists with a long working time and fast setting time. In turn, dentists achieve greater accuracy and more convenience while patients experience increased comfort.
October 31-November 3, we will be heading to “The Big Easy” to attend the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session, one of the largest dental gatherings in the country.
The annual meeting, designed for the entire dental team, brings together some of the brightest minds in the dental industry to take advantage of continuing education programs, unique keynotes, networking and innovative products designed to enhance your practice and improve patient care.
As we enter the fall season, Oral Health America’s (OHA) fourth annual Fall for Smiles® campaign kicks off, running through the end of October. The program helps remind individuals of the importance of good oral health by educating communities about the importance of healthy food choices, regular dental visits, brushing and flossing and avoiding tobacco use. 3M ESPE is a proud sponsor of the program and eager advocate of OHA’s mission to highlight this important cause.
When the air turns crisp, the leaves change hues and the days get shorter, it means fall is here and that it is time to celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM). The annual month-long celebration is a friendly reminder to give back to our smiles and pay them the respect they deserve after a summer filled with sweet treats, sugary drinks, outdoor parties, long vacations and busy schedules.