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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

March 29, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Serious Infections May Have Been Spread in Unlicensed Dental Office

by Eva Ferguson, Calgary Herald

After shutting down an unlicensed dental office in a southwest residence last week, Alberta Health Services is asking anyone who received services there to be tested for several serious viruses, including HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. “Our investigation has

March 27, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsPublic Health

“Oral Health for Total Health” Focused During Dental Hygienists Week

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 27, 2017 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

Poor Dental Care Major Contributor to Malnutrition in Seniors

by University of North Carolina Health Care

UNC School of Medicine researchers led a study to determine risk factors associated with malnutrition among older adults receiving care in the emergency department. The study, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, suggests that food scarcity and

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