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April 5, 2016 News DentalDentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Oral Cancer Awareness Survey Shows Lack of Awareness, Greater Need for Education & Screening

by Oral Health

A recent national consumer survey revealed that among U.S. adults, the majority knows very little or nothing at all about oral cancer (58 percent) and only 37 percent reported being screened for oral cancer at their last dental check-up, according

August 4, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

New Study Shows Dental Treatment during Pregnancy is Safe

by American Dental Association

New Study Shows Dental Treatment during Pregnancy is Safe It’s safe for pregnant women to undergo dental treatment with local anesthetics, according to a new study published in the August issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).

April 14, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Oral pain specialists treat complex health issues, according to new survey

by Asnan Portal

Andres Pinto, an orofacial pain and oral medicine specialist at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, often feels like the doctor in the television series House, who solves medical mysteries each week.Pinto is among about 700 facial pain

January 28, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Set to Surpass $400,000 of Donated No-Cost Dental Hygiene Services

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

In celebration of Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, Registered dental hygienists across Canada are opening their doors and their hearts on Saturday, February 7, to provide no-cost preventive dental hygiene services, including oral cancer screenings, as part of a national

January 28, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Oral Cancer Is On The Rise, Are You At Risk?

by PRNewswire-USNewswire

While most other cancers are declining, oral cancer continues to rise, affecting over 43,000 Americans in 2014 alone. Due to late stage discovery, oral cancer kills one American every hour. Increased awareness and more advanced screening technologies enable early detection

January 27, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Colgate-Palmolive and CDHA Award 20 Academic Admission Scholarships to Dental Hygiene Students

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)& Colgate-Palmolive

As part of its ongoing efforts to support the education of dental hygiene professionals, Colgate-Palmolive has established anannual academic admission scholarship, administered in partnership with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), to assist students enrolled in dental hygiene programs. The

January 15, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeriatric DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Sooner or Later, Everybody Quits: Dental Hygienists Urge You to Quit Smoking

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

During National Non-Smoking Week (January 18–24), one of Canada’s longest running health promotion initiatives, dental hygienists will remind all Canadians of the need to eliminate tobacco use for better oral and overall health.  While most people know that tobacco use

November 10, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Ontario dentists applaud province’s new smoking ban

by Canoe.ca

The province’s ban on smoking on bar and restaurant patios, playgrounds and public sports fields has received a thumbs up from the Ontario Dental Association. The ban, announced Friday, takes effect on Jan. 1, 2015. “As the experts in oral

November 5, 2014 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

FDI launches its World Oral Health Day 2015 ‘Smile for life’ campaign

by FDI World Dental Federation

FDI World Dental Federation is today launching the World Oral Health Day 2015 (WOHD 2015) ‘Smile for life’ campaign to remind people everywhere about the importance of looking after their teeth and gums. World Oral Health Day is celebrated throughout

September 18, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Responsible use of X-rays in dentistry for children is aim of new education and awareness initiative

by University of Louisville

UofL School of Dentistry professor addresses implication of Image Gently campaign Children need smaller portions – this is true when it comes to eating meals, and when addressing topics such as imaging. It is under this premise that the profession

August 26, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Warning to parents on high acidity drinks

by Science Daily

Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a “triple-threat” of permanent damage to young people’s teeth. For

August 25, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Strategies to help the teenage patient achieve greater success with oral hygiene

by Surgical Restorative Resources

We were all teenagers at one time: stubborn, dramatic, self-absorbed, “all-knowing,” etc. Teenage patients in a dental practice can be some of the hardest to work with. They typically have poor oral hygiene, may be in full orthodontics, and can

July 9, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

Oral piercing group to dentists: Work with us!

by Rob Goszkowski - Associate Editor, DrBicuspid.com

When DrBicuspid.com posted a picture on its Facebook page of a wide, clear lip piercing plug that offered a view of the wearer’s dentition, it elicited a record-breaking response, reaching nearly 41,000 people and receiving hundreds of comments and shares. It

June 26, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

Taking in the 4th Women’s Dental Conference

by Clinical Research

Common interests and perspectives brought together a host of women in dentistry at the 4th Women’s Dental Conference, presented by Clinical Research Dental. In a relaxing and intimate setting, this immersive event served as a means to refresh the ladies’

May 14, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral SurgeryPeriodontics

Henry Schein Dental Announces The Launch Of Henry Schein Dental Surgical Solutions

by Henry Schein, Inc.

New Surgical Solutions Group will Specialize in Providing a Comprehensive Package of Innovative Products and Services to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and Periodontists Henry Schein Dental, the global dental business of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider

April 21, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

Smokers’ taste buds ‘do not allow them to taste bitterness of coffee’

by Medical News Today

Though conventional pairing has cigarettes and coffee going together, researchers have found that the toxic chemicals in tobacco may hamper taste bud regeneration, resulting in smokers not being able to adequately taste the bitterness of their regular cup of joe.

April 21, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Mouth Problem? There’s an app for that ADA offers new oral pathologist diagnostic aid

by Oral Health

The new American Dental Association (ADA) Oral Pathologist app is a handy tool to aid dentists in the diagnosis of lesions, papules, nodules, ulcers, vesicles and many other oral pathology conditions. For chairside use with mobile devices, the ADA Oral

March 27, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Illegal teeth whiteners are carrying on regardless

by TeethWise & Dental News

The colour of your smile is under scrutiny, from other people, the media and even your own reflection in the mirror. Tooth whitening procedures are more popular than ever, and all over the country, every day, members of the public

March 26, 2014 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

April is National Facial Protection Month

by Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD), American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), and the American Dental Association (ADA

Five Tips to Prevent Facial Injuries with Simple Sports Safety Precautions Five of the nation’s top dental associations want to remind young athletes to play it safe by wearing a mouth guard during recreational and organized sports this spring.  Research

March 19, 2014 News DentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

New Look at Embryonic Teeth Could Prevent Problems Later in Life

by Canadian Light Source

A new 3D imaging technique could help prevent teeth and jaw problems through early intervention by identifying incoming wisdom teeth, crowded teeth, and malocclusion – all before they have time to start. The findings lay the groundwork and could have