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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 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

April 5, 2017 News Dental CareNews

April is National Facial Protection Month

by National Facial Protection Month

April is National Facial Protection Month, and five dental organizations are teaming up to educate the public about how to protect against facial injuries while participating in sports. According to a study in the journal Sports Health, more than 5

April 5, 2017 News NewsPeriodontics

SUNSTAR to Sponsor 2017 UNC Perio Expo

by SUNSTAR Americas

Sunstar Americas today announced that it will sponsor the UNC Perio Expo May 4-6, 2017 at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Sunstar has a long and proud history of supporting groundbreaking research

April 4, 2017 News Chronic DiseaseDental CareNews

Missing Teeth Should Be Treated as Chronic Medical Condition

by American College of Prosthodontics

Tooth loss can lead to poor nutrition and is linked to systemic diseases such as diabetes and coronary heart disease. Missing teeth also affects a person’s psychological well-being and ability to function in the workplace. According to the Centers for

April 4, 2017 News CancerDental CareNewsOral Health

Oral Cancer Awareness Month Hopes to Educate Public on Risks

by Vigilant Biosciences

According to a recent survey released today from Vigilant Biosciences, in collaboration with the Oral Cancer Foundation, HNCA and SPOHNC, more than 60% of consumers know very little or nothing about oral cancer – a disease that nearly 50,000 people

March 31, 2017 News CharityEndodonticsNews

Oral Health’s Dr. Gary Glassman Spreading Smiles in Jamaica

by Robert Sarner, The Times of Israel

If many people in Jamaica are smiling easier today, it’s thanks, in no small part, to Dr. Gary Glassman, a Jewish endodontist in Toronto whose philanthropic work has raised the level of oral health significantly in the Caribbean nation. Each

March 30, 2017 News AnnouncementAwardsNews

Karring–Nyman SUNSTAR Guidor Award is Awarded to…

by Sunstar Americas

Sunstar Americas today announced that Daniel Clark, DDS, PhD is the inaugural winner of the Karring–Nyman SUNSTAR Guidor Award, The award is sponsored by the Sunstar Foundation and awarded by the Periodontal Research Group (PRG) of the International Association for

March 29, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Children with Type 2 Diabetes Proven to Have Poorer Oral Health

by The University at Buffalo

The first study of oral health in children with Type 2 diabetes, including those who are obese, has found that these children tend to have poorer oral health than children who do not have Type 2 diabetes. Published earlier this

March 29, 2017 News Chronic DiseaseNewsOral Health

Patients with Inflammatory Diseases Need Education in Medicinal Options

by The Arthritis Society

2.25 million Canadians are living with inflammatory diseases such as ankylosing spondylitis, Crohn’s disease, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis. And as a new report released today makes clear, many of them lack the critical information necessary to