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February 28, 2017 News DentistryNewsPractice Operations

B.C. Dentists Seeing a Growth in Dental Corporatization

by BC Business

If you’re one of B.C.’s 3,400-odd dentists, chances are you run your own business. But several trends, from crushing student debt to the rising price of setting up shop, are paving the way for large corporate dental groups to push

February 21, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Henry Schein to Acquire Southern Anesthesia + Surgical

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 that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Southern Anesthesia + Surgical (SAS), a leading

February 17, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Dentists Providing Free Oral Care to Holocaust Survivors Being Honoured

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. joined the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity (AO) in honoring AO’s Washington, DC, chapter for its participation in the Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares Holocaust Survivors Oral Health Program, a program that provides free dental care to Holocaust

February 16, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Dentists are Still Divided on the Role of Dental Therapists

by Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press

Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting “dental therapists,” professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In dozens of countries and a handful of

February 16, 2017 News AnnouncementAwardsDentistryNews

Top Employer Award 2017 Goes To: Dentsply Sirona

by Dentsply Sirona

Again this year, the world’s largest professional dental product manufacturer, Dentsply Sirona, has been honored to receive the prestigious “Top Employer” certification in Austria, Germany and China from the Top Employers Institute. The Netherlands-based certification company has been recognizing Top

February 7, 2017 News ConferenceDentistryNews

TED Talk Speaker Announced as Keynote for Dentsply Sirona World 2017

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, the Dental Solutions Company™, announced today that author and sought-after speaker Simon Sinek will present the keynote address at Dentsply Sirona World 2017 on Friday morning, Sept. 15. Recognized by many as a visionary and ardent optimist, Sinek

February 7, 2017 Video DentistryTechnology

Digital Dentistry and Your Patients with Uche Odiatu

by Oral Health

Dr. Uche Odiatu takes us through our newest segment of Best Practices by looking at digital dentistry and its impact on your patients and practice. While recognizing some challenges, he administers the reason why digital dentistry is an essential part

February 6, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPaediatric Dentistry

JADA Study Shows Impact of Dental Benefits on Children’s Dental Needs

by American Dental Association

A report in the February issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) shows that dental benefits play a significant role in meeting the dental needs of children, including checkups and treatments. The study is particularly timely as

February 3, 2017 News BlogsDentistryNewsOral Health

Your Top Picks: January 2017

by Oral Health

Oral Health Group appreciates all of its readers and viewers, whether you’re keeping up on daily dental news, watching our new Best Practices series, going through our new blog posts, or reading the online edition of Oral Health. We decided it’s time

February 2, 2017 Feature AnesthesiologyDentistryTradeshows

Conference Preview: Pacific Dental Conference 2017

by Oral Health

The largest dental conference in North America is back this spring. Hosting at the Vancouver Convention Centre in British Columbia, the Pacific Dental Conference will have over 300 exhibiting companies and over 200 opportunities for hands-on courses and lectures. Over

January 31, 2017 Video DentistryTechnology

Digital Dentistry with Martin Guibord

by Oral Health

Oakville dentist, Dr. Martin Guibord, takes this Best Practices session to go over some of the confusions dentists face with rapidly advancing dental technology. Dr. Guibord gives tips and suggestions to make keeping up with digital dentistry an easier task

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

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