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November 18, 2016 News NewsOral HealthResearch

Sleep Apnea Directly Effects Blood Pressure Regulation, Research Finds

by The University of British Columbia

A single bout of sleep apnea impacts the human body’s ability to regulate blood pressure. In a recent study measuring the impact of simulated sleep apnea on humans, researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus found that just six hours of the

November 18, 2016 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

33rd AACD Scientific Session to Include Captivating General Session Speakers

by Oral Health

The 33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session will take place April 18-21, 2017, at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino and will include three dynamic general sessions from acclaimed speakers Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, Doug Hanson and Dr. Jackie Freiberg.  

November 16, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyNews

St. George Technology Develops First Hi-Impact Cold Cure Dental Acrylic

by Oral Health

St. George Technology, developer and manufacturer of performance polymers and supplier of the Excel Formula™ range of high quality dental products, today announces that it has developed the world’s first hi-impact cold cure acrylic for dental use, which will improve

November 15, 2016 News Dental CareDiseaseNewsOral Health

Researchers Find Impact of Seemingly Harmless Bacteria on Oral Health

by Oral Health

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have received a $239,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study what happens when seemingly harmless bacteria overstay their welcome. The research, led by Jason Kay, PhD, assistant professor

November 15, 2016 News Dental CareDental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Romantic Relationships Impact Patients’ Oral Health Habits

by Medical Xpress

Being struck by Cupid’s arrow can be good for your teeth. According to University of Queensland researcher Grace Branjerdporn, finding a soul mate puts a smile on your face in more ways than one. “We studied how the dynamics of

November 15, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental TechnologyNews

Teeth Whitening Technology Eliminates Need to Visit Dental Office

by Yahoo! Finance

The product is the perfect solution to provide for the percentage of patients who want a whitening treatment but don’t even have the 20 minutes for their in-office treatment or who simply prefer to whiten teeth and remove stains at-home.

November 15, 2016 News NewsOral Health

Dental Detectives Use Single Tooth Fossil to Identify New Species

by GrrlScientist, Forbes

Paleontologists study evolution by examining as many fossils as they can unearth. These fossils are removed from rock or sediments, scraped clean and sorted based on similarities in appearance to each other and to other fossils. One of the most

November 15, 2016 News AnnouncementDental TechnologyDentistryNews

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. has Moved Their Dental Technology to China

by Oral Health

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LMD) has announced the availability of the VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System in China, marking the expansion of its technology to a key emerging market in one of the world’s

November 14, 2016 News NewsOral HealthPublic HealthResearch

Constant Exposure to Pesticides Can Cause Change in Oral Microbiome

by American Society for Microbiology, Eurek Alert

Pesticide exposure in farmworkers from agricultural communities is associated with changes in the oral microbiome. This is the first study to demonstrate such a correlation in humans. The research is published November 11th in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal

November 11, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Dental Hygienists Help and Show Support for World Diabetes Day

by Oral Health

On November 14, Canadian dental hygienists will join more than 1 billion people worldwide in marking World Diabetes Day.  As primary health care providers, dental hygienists are important members of the diabetes health care team. According to the Canadian Diabetes

November 8, 2016 News AnnouncementNewsOrthodontics

3Shape TRIOS Orthodontics and EasyRx Announce Integration

by Oral Health

3Shape announces the integration of TRIOS Orthodontics and EasyRx universal orthodontic lab prescription software. Orthodontists and labs use EasyRx to create, manage, and submit orthodontic prescriptions. The integration now enables EasyRx users to access TRIOS intraoral scans and related patient

November 4, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

NuSmile Acquires MTA Manufacturer Avalon Biomed

by Oral Health

NuSmile Ltd. today announced its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Avalon Biomed Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) products. Avalon Biomed Inc. was founded in 2011 by Carolyn Primus, PhD, who

November 4, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Dental Hygiene Diagnosis Essential Role of Hygienists, Says ADHA

by Oral Health

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) has released a new white paper that underscores the ability of the dental hygienist to perform dental hygiene diagnosis as part of the oral care team working to ensure that every patient is evaluated

November 3, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsPractice Operations

AADOM Member Given Green Leader Award for Sustainable Dental Practice

by Oral Health

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that Claudia Paye, Office Manager for Dr. Frank Peritore’s New York-based Woodpoint Dental, has been selected as the recipient of the fourth annual Green Leader Award. The American Association of Dental Office Management

November 3, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalMaterials & TechnologyNews

A-dec Inspire Named 2016 Best New Product for Women Award by AAWD

by Oral Health

For the second year in a row, an A-dec product has demonstrated the company’s recognition for the needs of the woman dentist. A-dec Inspire™ dental furniture has been named the 2016 Best New Product for Women during the 95th Annual

November 2, 2016 News AnnouncementDental HygieneNews

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Announces New President

by Oral Health

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Gerry Cool, at its annual general meeting in Edmonton, Alberta, on October 22.  Gerry hails from Alberta and joins president-elect Sophia Baltzis (Quebec), past

November 2, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPractice Operations

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy New Way to Reduce Children’s Dental Anxiety

by News Medical

The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an article titled “Development and Testing of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Resource for Children’s Dental Anxiety” in the OnlineFirst portion of JDR Clinical & Translational Research. In this study,

November 1, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNews

HANSAmed Celebrates 20 Years Serving Dental Professionals

by Oral Health

HANSAmed Limited is proud to celebrate our 20 year anniversary serving the needs of Canada’s Dental Professional community as a specialty pharmaceutical and medical device provider. During the past 20 years, HANSAmed Limited has built the reputation of offering our

October 31, 2016 News Dental BenefitsDental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Research Finds Regular Dental Check Ups Will Lessen Risk of Pneumonia

by Ed Cara, Medical Daily

Among the many health benefits of getting your teeth regularly checked? Less pneumonia, suggests new research to be presented at IDWeek 2016, a scientific conference on infectious diseases held annually. Researchers analyzed data taken from the 2013 version of the

October 31, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

Oral Health Group’s Editorial Board Member, Dr. Aldo D. Boccia, Passed Away Sunday

by Oral Health

Passed peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the age of 69. Proud Italian by birth (Scifelli, Frosinone) and a most proud Canadian (Toronto, Ontario). Beloved husband of Peggy; dearest father of Deborah and