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March 24, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Canadian Budget’s Health Care Funding Good News for Dentistry

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) supports the federal government’s enhanced investments in the Territorial Health Investment Fund, as outlined in Budget 2017. This funding will improve access to health services in the territories—including children’s oral health services—and will reduce

March 23, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPaediatric Dentistry

Data Shows Numbers on Tooth Extractions for Children Increasing

by Andrew Gould, Medical XPress

The Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons has obtained and published data which show a shocking 24 per cent rise in the number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under in the

March 22, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsPublic Health

Good Dental Hygiene and Nutritious Diet are Directly Linked

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

During National Nutrition Month this March, dental hygienists—your partners in prevention—remind everyone of the important link between proper nutrition and oral health. Dental hygienists see first-hand how poor diet and nutrition can affect a person’s oral and overall health.  Foods

March 21, 2017 News Dental CareDental HygieneNews

P.E.I. Dental Hygienists Offering Free Teeth-Cleaning

by CBC News

Some dental hygienists on P.E.I. will offer a free teeth-cleaning clinic on April 8. The one-day clinic is for those who can’t afford the approximately $120 needed to get their teeth cleaned. The Holland College Dental Assisting program in Charlottetown is offering

March 21, 2017 News Dental CareDental researchNews

Many Factors Found to Impact Oral Health Habits, Including Diet, Gender

by University of Arkansas

Findings from the first comprehensive study on the oral health of a population in transition from a foraging, wild-food diet to an agriculture-based diet indicate that oral health is affected not just by diet, but also by gender and behavior

March 20, 2017 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Global Survey Releases Truth About Public’s Oral Health Habits

by World Oral Heatlh Day

Today on World Oral Health Day, FDI World Dental Federation is myth busting what people around the world believe to be good oral health practices, encouraging them to become better informed and take action. Oral health is integral to our

March 20, 2017 News AnnouncementNewsOral Health

Royal Philips and FDI Jointly Celebrate World Oral Health Day

by Royal Philips

This World Oral Health Day (WOHD), Royal Philips is proudly teaming up with FDI World Dental Federation to educate and encourage people around the world to take a smart approach to the health of their mouth, teeth and gums. Oral

March 20, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

National Dental Hygienists Week (NDHW) is April 8-14

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™) takes place from April 8‒14 as part of oral health month in Canada.  During that week, which emphasizes “Oral Health for Total Health,” dental hygienists remind us all that taking care of our mouth, teeth,

March 14, 2017 News Dental CareNewsTooth whitening

Tooth Whitening Administered Dangerously by Dental Nurse

by Carl Stroud, The Sun

Vivien Hassett, who advertised her services on Facebook, was found to pose a “risk of harm to patients”. And she has now been removed from the General Dental Council’s register following a probe by their Professional Conduct Committee. It found

March 13, 2017 News Cosmetic / AestheticCosmetic DentistryNews

Final Touches Added to 33rd Annual AACD Program

by The AACD

Attendees of the 33rd Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session, April 18-21, 2017, at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino should prepare for the ultimate Las Vegas experience: world-class comprehensive cosmetic dentistry education, luxurious accommodations, and extravagant social

March 13, 2017 News AnnouncementAwardsNews

2017 World’s Most Ethical Company Awarded to Henry Schein

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business

March 13, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

CDHA Celebrating World Oral Health Day

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On March 20, oral health professionals around the world will celebrate World Oral Health Day (www.worldoralhealthday.com), a global awareness campaign to highlight the prevalence of oral disease and the importance of preventive care for maintaining good oral and overall health

March 10, 2017 News AnnouncementDental TechnologyDentistryNews

Top 5 Dental Imaging Vendors (from 2017-2021) are Announced

by Business Wire

Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global dental imaging market report. This research report also lists 20 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. The global dental imaging

March 9, 2017 News Dental CareDental researchNews

DNA in Dental Plaque Shows Neanderthals Used ‘Aspirin’

by ScienceDaily

Published today in the journal Nature, an international team led by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) and Dental School, with the University of Liverpool in the UK, revealed the complexity of Neandertal behaviour, including dietary

March 6, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

World Oral Health Day is March 20

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On March 20, oral health professionals around the world will celebrate World Oral Health Day (www.worldoralhealthday.com), a global awareness campaign to highlight the prevalence of oral disease and the importance of preventive care for maintaining good oral and overall health

March 2, 2017 News Dental OfficeDentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Assistant Recognition Week is March 6-12

by PR Newswire

March 6-12 is national Dental Assistants Recognition Week. “Dental Assistants: Patient focused with Passion and Purpose” is the theme for the 40th annual Dental Assistants Recognition Week. Fortis stands in partnership with the American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA) to celebrate

March 2, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Workshop Explores Link Between Gum Disease and Diabetes

by European Federation of Periodontology

Experts from the fields of gum health and diabetes met in Madrid on February 19 and 20 for the Perio-Diabetes Workshop, a pioneering international summit which explored the latest evidence on the links between periodontal diseases and diabetes. The workshop

March 2, 2017 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

Tailored Dental Care is Improving Seniors’ Oral Health

by University of Eastern Finland, Science Daily

A tailored preventive oral health intervention significantly improved the cleanliness of teeth and dentures among elderly home care clients. In addition, functional ability and cognitive function were strongly associated with better oral hygiene, according to a new study from the

March 2, 2017 News Dental TechnologyImplantologyNews

Robotic System for Dental Implant Procedures Gets FDA Approval

by Business Wire

Neocis Inc. today announced that the company has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market Yomi®, a robotic guidance system for dental implant procedures. Yomi is a computerized navigational system intended to provide assistance in both

March 1, 2017 News DentistryMedical newsNews

College of Dental Medicine Programs Receive CODA Re-Accreditation

by Krysten McCumber

Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) programs received national re-accreditation from the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) this month. At a meeting on February 2, the commission granted the accreditation status of approval without reporting requirements