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May 24, 2017 News AnnouncementNews

AboutFace Welcomes New Executive Director, Danielle Griffin

by AboutFace

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Danielle Griffin to the role of Executive Director of AboutFace, effective June 12th, 2017. Danielle has a personal and direct connection to AboutFace, and is passionate about making a difference in the facial difference community. Danielle has

May 16, 2017 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Launches 3 Catalogs Featuring More Than 60,000 Dental Products

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 the launch of the 2017 Henry Schein Dental Supplies, Henry Schein Brand  and Henry Schein

May 16, 2017 News AnnouncementNews

Air Techniques Donates Over $210,000 to Mercy Ships

by Air Techniques

Air Techniques, Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment, has joined hands with US Energy Recovery to pledge $5,100 to Mercy Ships. A global charity, Mercy Ships operates a fleet of hospital ships that provide hope and heeling

May 16, 2017 News NewsPeriodontics

AAP Announces First Winner of SUNSTAR Innovation Grant

by Sunstar Americas

Sunstar Americas announced today that the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) has selected Yvonne Kapila, DDS, PhD as the first winner of the SUNSTAR Innovation Grant. Dr. Kapila is professor and vice chair of the Division of Periodontology in the

May 15, 2017 News Computer softwareDental OfficeNews

Recent Cyber Attacks Should Worry Dentists

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

May 11, 2017 News DentistryDiseaseNews

Beware: Dental Professionals at Risk of Preventable Diseases

by Contagion Live

In a recent review article published in the journal Dental Clinics of North America, Leslie R. Halpern, DDS, MD, PhD, MPH, from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, highlights vaccine-preventable diseases that pose a high risk in the dental healthcare setting.

May 11, 2017 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

Insufficient Dental Care Funding Hits Another Major Country

by Bite Magazine

The unveiling and formal tabling of the Federal Budget tonight by the Turnbull Government has revealed that funding once again will be insufficient to meet the oral health needs of the Australian public. ADA President Dr Hugo Sachs and Deputy

May 11, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Ontario Government Pushed to Offer More Dental Care Access

by Valerie MacDonald, Northumberland Today

A petition from the local health unit calling for the Ontario government to provide more dental care to adults and seniors in need has been presented to Queen’s Park by Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi. Delaying expansion of dental care

May 9, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPaediatric Dentistry

Canadians Looking at Dental Care Coverage for All Youth

by Michael Gorman, CBC News

The New Democrats are looking to address a little unfinished business. NDP Leader Gary Burrill announced Monday that if his party wins the provincial election at the end of the month, the NDP will expand dental care coverage for young people

May 9, 2017 News Dental CareHealth screeningsNews

Does it Make Sense to Check Blood Pressure at Dental Check-Ups?

by Annals of Family Medicine

Integrating oral health and primary care has long been a goal for many health care organizations, including Federally Qualified Health Centers. The Ohio Association of Community Health Centers (OACHC) has recently built upon this principle through an initiative that makes

May 4, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Dramatic Need for Change in Rural Communities’ Access to Dental Care

by PR Newswire

The DentaQuest Institute, a national nonprofit dedicated to promoting optimal oral health through efficient, effective and high-quality care, today issued its new white paper, “MORE Care: Narrowing the Rural Interprofessional Oral Health Care Gap.” Developed by five authors and reviewed

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