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April 28, 2017 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

Final Wrap-Up of AACD Scientific Session Shows Shining Success

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

The 33rd Annual American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session concluded its educational program on April 21 at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. More than 1,600 people attended the four days of educational programming which

April 28, 2017 News NewsOral SurgeryPaediatric Dentistry

Backlog of Pediatric Dental Surgeries Continues to Grow

by Michael Crowe, WBIR

Children are suffering, and there’s nothing they can do — that’s the message from a group of East Tennessee dentists this week. The group, headed by Dr. Richard Myers of Western Heights Dental, is concerned that TennCare is falling behind

April 28, 2017 News Cosmetic / AestheticNews

Newest AACD Credentialed Members Join Ranks of Elite Practitioners

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) recently recognized and honored 21 dental professionals who have demonstrated their dedication to continuing education and responsible patient care by becoming credentialed by the AACD. This year, the AACD acknowledged 15 newly Accredited

April 28, 2017 News DentistryNews

Digital Focus Gives IDS 2017 Positive Reviews

by KoelnMesse Inc

The Federal Health Minister, Hermann Gröhe, who personally opened the 37th IDS, sees the dental industry as a pioneer in the health care sector: “We haven’t experienced such a success story in the field of prevention as in the last

April 28, 2017 News DentalNews

“Best in Vaughan” Dentist Loses License After Sex Scandal

by Jacques Gallant, Toronto Star

Dr. Paul Sclodnick claims on his website that it’s the “positive atmosphere he creates with his caring manner and extensive dental experience” that has brought so many patients into his Maple clinic, including actress Neve Campbell. Ask some of Sclodnick’s

April 28, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

ADA Releases New Releases Resources on Genetics and Oral Health

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) announced new resources for dental professionals and the public related to genetics and oral health. According to the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs’ Genetic Testing Workgroup, the ADA body that authored the genetic and genetic

April 28, 2017 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticNews

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Announces New President

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

Dwight G. Rickert, CDT, FAACD of Indianapolis, Indiana, was inaugurated as President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) on April 21st during the AACD’s annual scientific session in Las Vegas, Nevada. Rickert is an Accredited Fellow of the

April 25, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Kulzer Names Jeremy Thomas President in North American Offices

by Kulzer

Kulzer has announced that Jeremy S. Thomas has been named President, USA & Canada and Head of the Americas Region effective today. Mr. Thomas, will be based at the company’s North American headquarters in South Bend, Indiana, will report to

April 24, 2017 News DentistryMaterials & TechnologyNews

Dental Imaging Equipment Market Expected to Grow from 2016 to 2024

by Future Market Insights

The global dental imaging equipment market is estimated at US$ 2,088.2 Mn in 2015 and will expand at a moderate CAGR during the forecast period 2016-2024. CBCT Imaging To Fuel Growth of Global Dental Imaging Equipment Market Adoption of cone-beam

April 24, 2017 News Dental OfficeNewsOffice Management

Dentist Accused of Illegal Staffing, Defrauding Healthcare System

by CBS New York

A Brooklyn dentist used unlicensed people to perform dental work in his office and sent the bills to Medicaid, the New York State Attorney General’s Office alleged Friday. Licensed dentist Joseph Shyknevsky, 46, of Brooklyn, was accused in an indictment

April 21, 2017 News Dental TechnologyNewsPractice Operations

Earth Day Initiatives by Hu-Friedy Encourage Greener Dental Choices

by Hu-Friedy

Hu-Friedy, a global leader in dental manufacturing, today announced its plans to promote earth-friendly initiatives in support of Earth Day, April 22nd,, with a focus on its dental instrument recycling program, Environdent. The Hu-Friedy Environdent program, facilitates the ecologically responsible

April 20, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Entertainment for Dentsply Sirona World 2017 is Announced

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona World 2017 is approaching and Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, is eager to welcome Imagine Dragons, one of the most popular and talented bands of this generation, to perform for attendees at the Ultimate Dental Meeting. The

April 18, 2017 News Dental CareNews

BRICS Oral Care Market Intelligence Report Offers Growth Prospects

by Future Market Insights

Future Market Insights (FMI) in its latest offering, “BRICS Oral Care – Market Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2014–2020”, provides in-depth analysis and strategic recommendations on the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) oral care market. Personal care includes

April 17, 2017 News NewsPractice management

Carestream to Sell Dental Digital Business

by Carestream Dental

Carestream, working with its parent company, Onex Corporation (TSX: ONEX), has entered into an agreement to sell its dental digital business to funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), a leading global private investment firm, and CareCapital Advisors Limited

April 12, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsPublic Health

PST on Insurance Premiums Could Limit Dental Care Access

by CBC News

Dental hygienists raised concerns that adding the PST to health insurance premiums will reduce access to dental care in Saskatchewan at a meeting with MLAs in Regina on Monday. The Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists Association organized the meeting to enlighten MLAs on

April 11, 2017 News Computer softwareDental OfficeNews

Healthcare Industry Needs to be Alert in Wake of Cyber Attacks

by Bill Siwicki, Healthcare IT News

Ransomware attacks more than quadrupled in 2016, with nearly half happening in the healthcare sector, according to a recent report that looked at multiple industries and found hackers setting their sights on on the healthcare industry. The Beazley Breach Insights

April 7, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPaediatric Dentistry

Nova Scotia Children Facing Poor Dental Care, Treatment

by The Canadian Press

A new report says 36 per cent of Nova Scotia children have cavities by the age of six due in part to a lack of proper dental care and early checkups. The study on oral health by Nova Scotia’s dentists

April 7, 2017 News Community outreachDentistryNews

Program Brings Together Dentists, Patients with Developmental Disabilities

by Dayla Lahring, St. Albert Gazette

On April 8 people with developmental disabilities will come face-to-face with dentists throughout the region as they participate in Sharing Smiles Day. The student-led event takes place at the University of Alberta and is designed to promote oral hygiene and

April 6, 2017 News Dental TechnologyNewsOral Health

PAID Dentists Across North America are Actively Reducing Patient Radiation Exposure

by DEXIS

As dental imaging technology has evolved, new modalities offer dentists ways to reduce, and in some cases eliminate, radiation exposure. When this kind of important technology presents itself, dental professionals and patients take notice. In the days of dental film,

April 5, 2017 News AnnouncementImplantologyNews

Neodent, A Straumann Group Brand, Celebrates It’s Launch in Canada

by Neodent

On March 28 and March 30, Neodent celebrated it’s launch in Canada with events in Burlington, Ontario and Toronto, Ontario.  Dr. Alex Molinari presented compelling statistics and data relating to the Neodent portfolio dating back to the companies inception in