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June 23, 2017 News CharityNews

Smilezone’s Fifth Annual Golf Tournament Teeing Off in July

by Smilezone Foundation

On Monday, July 17, 2017, celebrities will gather to put smiles on the faces of children in need, as the Smilezone Foundation is set to host its Fifth Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament. The event will take place at the stunning RattleSnake

June 23, 2017 News Dental TechnologyNews

Dental School Gets Digital Dentistry Renovation

by Marcene Robinson, University at Buffalo News

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has completed the first phase of a $25 million renovation of the school’s pre-clinical simulation center and patient clinics. The first phase, a portion of the $11 million remodel of the pre-clinical

June 23, 2017 News NewsPublic Health

Patients from Burlington Dental Clinic Need Infectious Disease Testing

by Anthony Urciuoli, Global News

The Halton Regional Health Department says 9,000 past and current patients of a Burlington dental clinic should get tested for infectious diseases. On June 9 the department identified that clients who received dental services at Upper Middle Dental operated by

June 23, 2017 News Dental HygieneNews

Latest Trends in Oral Hygiene Market Are Here

by Business Wire

Technavio’s latest report on the global secondary oral hygiene market provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Technavio defines an emerging trend as a factor that has the potential to significantly impact the market and

June 20, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Healthy California Toddler Dies After Routine Dental Visit

by Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times

Three-year-old Daleyza Hernandez-Avila recently visited a surgical center in Stockton for what was supposed to be a routine dental procedure. But on the June 12 visit, her heart stopped about 30 minutes into the procedure. She was later pronounced dead

June 20, 2017 News NewsPractice Operations

Control Plans for Bloodborne Exposures Aren’t Common in Dental Offices

by Safety + Health

Twenty-eight percent of private dental practices have not fulfilled OSHA’s requirement for a written, site-specific bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan, according to the results of a recent survey conducted by NIOSH and the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention, an oral health care

June 13, 2017 News AnnouncementNews

Will Smith is Coming to Dentsply Sirona World!

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, the Dental Solutions Company™, revealed that Will Smith, an iconic figure in the entertainment industry, will join the impressive roster of celebrity entertainment at Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas Sept. 14-16 at The Venetian and The Palazzo

June 13, 2017 News AwardsDentistryNews

Minnesota Dental Program Wins Community Oral Health Award

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that Community Dental Care—a Maplewood, Minnesota-based humanitarian organization—has been awarded the gold medal in the Oral Health category of the second annual Henry Schein Cares Medal program. The program honors organizations that demonstrate

June 8, 2017 News CAD/CAMNews

Training, Teamwork, Tips for CEREC Mentors from Latin America in Berlin

by Dentsply Sirona

CAD/CAM technology that is simpler than ever to use, with a wide range of materials and various possible applications aimed at faster, better dentistry – all this is available from CEREC today. From May 29 to June 2, 37 CEREC

June 8, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Fortune 500 Company Ranks Henry Schein in Top List for 14th Year

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, announced today that it has risen to #243 in the FORTUNE 500® ranking, celebrating its 14th year

June 5, 2017 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyNews

MouthWatch Invites Hygienists to be Teledentistry Changemakers at ADHA

by MouthWatch

How will teledentistry be implemented to reach those in need, empower careers in dental hygiene and build all types of dental practices? MouthWatch, the creators of the award-winning MouthWatch Intraoral Camera and leading teledentistry platform TeleDent, will be at this year’s annual ADHA conference

June 5, 2017 News Computer softwareDental TechnologyNewsOffice Management

Carestream Names New General Manager of Practice Management Software

by Carestream Dental

Carestream Dental is pleased to announce that Satish Hemachandran has accepted the position of general manager of its practice management software business. In this role, he will be responsible for the overall strategy, resource allocation, operational execution and customer experience

June 2, 2017 News DentistryNews

Forensic Odontology Conference Offers Hands-on-Training for Identification

by The University of Tennessee Medical Center

All That Remains, a Forensic Odontology National Conference, will give dental professionals unique exposure to current forensic dentistry methods and provide hands-on training for individual and mass-disaster casualty identification in death investigations. Beginning July 30, 2017, this week long conference

June 2, 2017 News Continuing EducationDentistryNews

dentalcorp Announces Innovative Continuing Education for Dental Professionals

by dentalcorp

Since inception two years ago, DC Institute has collaborated with dentalcorp, Canada’s largest network of dental clinics, to provide continuing education to their network. We are pleased to announce the launch of the next phase of DC Institute, which will

May 31, 2017 News AnesthesiologyDentistryNews

Alberta Dentists Suspended from Providing Anesthesia

by Slav Kornik, Global News

The Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA&C) has permanently suspended single operator sedation. The motion was passed at a meeting on May 24, which states that registered dentists in Alberta can no longer “simultaneously provide deep sedation or general anesthesia

May 30, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Join Oral Health in Celebrating Canada150 in July

by Oral Health Group

Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday this July and we couldn’t pass up the chance to join in the celebrations. As a Canadian publication serving the dental industry, we are dedicating part of our July issue to feature exclusive Canada150

May 29, 2017 News DiseaseNewsPeriodontics

Marijuana Found to Increase Risk of Oral Diseases

by Dana Dovey, Medical Daily

Marijuana is being recognized for its benefits to both physical and mental health, but that doesn’t mean the drug is completely safe. A recent study from Columbia University offers evidence that recreational pot use increases the risk of gum disease and tooth loss. The study

May 29, 2017 News Dental VideoDentistryNews

Dental Students Receive Grant for Humorous Video

by Jason Raven, WRDW-TV

What started as a randomly assigned group project is now helping save lives all across the world. Diana Tran, Dahlia Levine, Varun Iyer, and Zach Dubin, four students at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, were randomly put

May 26, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Organizations Combining Dental Meetings in 2019, 2020

by American Dental Association

To maximize the impact of the meeting experience, six dental professional organizations, including the ADA, are collaborating to combine three dental conferences in 2019 and two in 2020. The ADA will be co-locating its annual meeting with several state, local

May 26, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Professional Athletes and Henry Schein Go To Bat for Healthier Children

by Henry Schein Cares

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that for the fifth straight year, it is joining forces with the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society® (PBATS) and the Taylor Hooton Foundation to speak with children about the importance of staying active,