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January 20, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. Acquires Software Company, Apteryx Inc.

by LED Medical Diagnostics Inc.

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LMD) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire 100% of Apteryx, Inc. (“Apteryx”). Apteryx is a profitable, software development company with well-established applications

January 18, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Chicago Midwinter Meeting Theme is Here: Welcome to the Jungle

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company, is set to host another epic, untamed party at the House of Blues on Friday evening, Feb. 24, 2017, during the Chicago Midwinter Meeting (CMW). Dentsply Sirona threw an incredible superhero-themed party during the

January 17, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Henry Schein Aquires Brazilian Dental Distributor, Dental Cremer S.A.

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced it has completed the acquisition of a majority ownership interest in Dental Cremer S.A., a

January 16, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

PULPDENT Celebrates 70 Years of Dental Innovation

by PULPDENT

PULPDENT Corporation enters its eighth decade as the world leader in esthetic bioactive restorative dental materials and the company’s mission of saving teeth and promoting good health date back even further. By the time he was eleven years old, Harold

January 16, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Hu-Friedy Aquires Dental Products Company, J. Palmero Sales Company

by Hu-Friedy

Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announced the acquisition of J. Palmero Sales Company, a family-run dental products company located in Stratford, Connecticut. Palmero, which was founded in 1931 by Joe Palmero, offers

January 12, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Top 2017 Job in U.S. Goes to Dentists

by Jeff Clabaugh, WTOP

Healthcare jobs, not information technology jobs, dominate U.S. News & World Report’s list of the best jobs for 2017 and dentistry sits at the very top of the heap. The list is based on a broad range of considerations, including

January 11, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Dental Schools Around the World Partner to Strengthen Oral Health Care

by Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

To cement a new partnership advancing oral health through community-based research, education, and care, Deans Christian S. Stohler, DMD, DrMedDent, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM), and Ana N. López Fuentes, DMD, MPH, School of Dental Medicine at the

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January 5, 2017 Feature DentistryOral Health

At the Root: Happy New Year, 2017 Edition

by Catherine Wilson

As many of you know, Fall, 2011 saw the 100th anniversary of Oral Health, the publication for all practicing dentists in Canada, as well as 3rd and 4th year dental students and dental labs. That first issue was sent to

January 4, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

California Dental Association Names New 2017 President

by California Dental Association

The California Dental Association recently named its new president for 2017 as Clelan Ehrler, DDS, MS, a retired orthodontist from the San Bernardino area, whose term began Jan. 1. Ehrler succeeds Immediate Past President Kenneth Wallis, DDS. In a speech

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January 3, 2017 Video DentistryOral HealthPractice Operations

‘Best Practices’ Introduction

by Oral Health

‘Best Practices‘ is a weekly editorial video series exploring clinical dentistry and practice management. Look for advice and expertise on industry developments, office communication, digital marketing and more. Melissa Summerfield, Oral Health Group’s managing director, guides you through this series

January 3, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

DIAC Presents the 21st Annual ‘Future of Dentistry Survey’

by Eric Jones

The Dental Industry of Canada (DIAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its 21st annual Future of Dentistry Survey. This is the primary vehicle for dental clinicians and specialists to let dental manufacturers, dealers, laboratories and service companies know

January 1, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

PAID New Findings on Bioactive Dentistry from PULPDENT®

by Pulpdent

PULPDENT® Corporation, a family-owned dental research and manufacturing company, has published ACTIVA BioACTIVE: A Closer Look at BioACTIVE Materials complete with new scientific findings and updated product information. This white paper shares new clinical cases for the recently launched ACTIVA™

December 21, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Health Care Providers Send Warning of Taxing Dental Benefits

by Oral Health

A coalition of health care service providers, including the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association has warned of the potential negative implications of taxing the premiums paid on employer-provided health and dental benefits. These benefits provide preventative care in services such as

December 20, 2016 News Dental TeamDentistryNews

Sunstar and NDA Team Up to Promote Dental-Medical Team Approach

by Oral Health

One of the highlights of the recent 2016 Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) was the second annual nurses training program conducted by Sunstar Americas and the National Dental Association (NDA). Entitled “Oral Health and Nursing: A Team Approach to

December 19, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNews

The 2017 International Dental Show is Coming!

by Oral Health

Excitement is building among the world of dental professionals as in just 3 months from now IDS, the world’s largest dental trade show,  will open its gates again. The show dates are set for March 21-25, 2017 in Cologne, Germany.

December 19, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Surgery

New Stem Cell Delivery Regenerates Dental Pulp-Like Tissue

by Tufts University

When a tooth is damaged, either by severe decay or trauma, the living tissues that comprise the sensitive inner dental pulp become exposed and vulnerable to harmful bacteria. Once infection takes hold, few treatment options–primarily root canals or tooth extraction–are

December 19, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

New Associate Dean Named at the UB School of Dental Medicine

by Oral Health

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has named Frank Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, as associate dean for faculty and professional development, and appointed Richard Scott Conley, DMD, as the new chair of the Department of Orthodontics. In his new

December 14, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryNewsOral Health

Dr. Esther Wilkins, “Godmother of Dental Hygiene,” has Passed Away

by Mike Carraggi, Patch National

Dr. Esther Wilkins, a Chelmsford native and longtime professor at Tufts University who was known as the “godmother of dental hygiene” as one of the world’s foremost experts in the field, died Monday. She turned 100 just three days prior.

December 6, 2016 News DentistryNewsPeriodontics

Periodontics Professor Receives the Gift of a Scholarship This Season

by Oral Health

Tis the season when thoughts turn towards giving back and making a difference in the lives of others. With that in mind, Carestream Dental, along with the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Foundation, is pleased to give one very deserving

December 6, 2016 News DentistryNewsPractice Operations

Workplace Diversity a Major Problem in Dentistry

by Scott Maier, UCSF

Underrepresented minority dentists represent a smaller percentage of the dental workforce and are unevenly distributed in relation to minority populations in the United States, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco and the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Dental