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February 2, 2017 News AnnouncementDental CareNews

Canadian Dental and Health Benefits Will Not be Taxed

by Amy Minsky, Global News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that he will not enact a tax on health and dental benefits, after days of refusing to rule out the option. “We are committed to protecting the middle class from increased taxes and that

February 1, 2017 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Teledentistry Found to Increase Patient’s Access to Dental Services

by University at Albany

Teledentistry is emerging as a practical solution for patients living in rural areas, according to a new report by researchers at the University at Albany. The Oral Health Workforce Research Center (OHWRC) at the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) recently published “Case Studies

February 1, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

by Globe Newswire

Risas Dental and Braces, a health care company committed to making dental care accessible to all, is celebrating National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) by offering free exams and x-rays for all kids, as well as educating students on proper

January 30, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Canadian City 500 Kilometers from Closest Dental Facility

by Cheryl Kawaja, CBC News

Dawson City is without community dental services — and without a dental facility — and some residents are now calling on the government for help. “A lot of people are upset,” said Dawson City resident Angela Rear. “I do have

January 30, 2017 News Cat Dental CareDental HygieneDog Dental CareNews

National Pet Dental Health Month Deserves a Focus in February

by GlobeNewswire

February is National Pet Dental Health Month and the staff at New Hope Animal Hospital wants to draw attention to essential pet dental needs. Pet dental exams, teeth cleaning, and check-ups are available to pets in and around Durham and

January 27, 2017 News NewsOral HealthProsthodontics

National Prosthodontics Awareness Week is in April

by Dr. Rachel Squier, YourNews

Prosthodontics is one of only nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association, yet many people don’t know what a prosthodontist does. The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) is shedding light on these highly skilled dental specialists who help

January 27, 2017 News AnnouncementNews

Henry Schein Announces Marketing Partnership with GuardLab

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. announced today during the Yankee Dental Congress that it has entered into a North American Marketing Partnership with GuardLab®, a NY-based sports technology company that uses 3D digital scanning and 3D printing technologies to provide custom mouthguards

January 24, 2017 News AnnouncementNewsOral Health

Dentsply Sirona World Speakers are Announced

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, released the initial lineup of speakers confirmed to lead groundbreaking breakout sessions at Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas from Sept. 14-16, 2017. This year’s educational festival will offer 11 educational tracks. Attendees, as

January 20, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. Acquires Software Company, Apteryx Inc.

by LED Medical Diagnostics Inc.

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LMD) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire 100% of Apteryx, Inc. (“Apteryx”). Apteryx is a profitable, software development company with well-established applications

January 19, 2017 News DiseaseNewsPeriodontics

Periodontal Disease Research Begins for Treatment Options

by Wilfred Laurier University

Studies have shown problems with oral health are strong co-indicators of other serious diseases including diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease. In 2009, the cost associated with the treatment of periodontal disease was shown be second only to cardiovascular disease in

January 18, 2017 News ImplantologyNewsOral Surgery

New Implant Advancement Hopes to Lower Risk of Infection

by KU Leuven, EurekAlert!

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at KU Leuven (University of Leuven, Belgium) has developed a dental implant that gradually releases drugs from a built-in reservoir. This helps prevent and fight infections. Our mouth contains many micro-organisms, including bacterial and fungal

January 18, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Chicago Midwinter Meeting Theme is Here: Welcome to the Jungle

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company, is set to host another epic, untamed party at the House of Blues on Friday evening, Feb. 24, 2017, during the Chicago Midwinter Meeting (CMW). Dentsply Sirona threw an incredible superhero-themed party during the

January 17, 2017 News Continuing EducationDental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyNews

Dalhousie Dental Clinic Changing and Expanding in 2017

by The Chronicle Herald

Dalhousie University’s faculty of dentistry is currently overhauling their entire dental clinic, upgrading everything from patient areas to student labs. More than 10,000 patients go through Dal’s dental clinic each year, making it one of the busiest clinics in Nova

January 17, 2017 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

First Dental Lectures Organized to Support World Oral Health Day

by Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA)

The first in a series of annual lectures to support World Oral Health Day will focus on the need to better understand the links between oral and general health.  The lecture is being convened by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), the peak

January 17, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Henry Schein Aquires Brazilian Dental Distributor, Dental Cremer S.A.

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 it has completed the acquisition of a majority ownership interest in Dental Cremer S.A., a

January 16, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

PULPDENT Celebrates 70 Years of Dental Innovation

by PULPDENT

PULPDENT Corporation enters its eighth decade as the world leader in esthetic bioactive restorative dental materials and the company’s mission of saving teeth and promoting good health date back even further. By the time he was eleven years old, Harold

January 16, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Calgary Dental Health Bus Helping 2,200 Youth, But It’s Not Enough

by Anna Brooks, Calgary Herald

Even for Albertans fortunate enough to have health benefits, high fees often push dental care to the back burner. That’s why programs such as the Alex Dental Health Bus, which provides no-cost dental care for low-income families and youth in need, are

January 16, 2017 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Hu-Friedy Aquires Dental Products Company, J. Palmero Sales Company

by Hu-Friedy

Hu-Friedy, a global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announced the acquisition of J. Palmero Sales Company, a family-run dental products company located in Stratford, Connecticut. Palmero, which was founded in 1931 by Joe Palmero, offers

January 16, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Hygienists Urge Patients to Quit During National Non-Smoking Week

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Research shows that smoking can damage every part of the body, including the mouth, causing life-threatening cancers and chronic diseases.  During National Non-Smoking Week (January 15‒21), dental hygienists across Canada remind us all of the need to eliminate tobacco use

January 12, 2017 News DentalNewsOral Surgery

QuickSplint Now Available for Sale Through Benco Dental

by QuickSplint

Orofacial Therapeutics, LP announced today that its premier product, QuickSplint®, will now be available for sale through Benco Dental, the largest privately owned dental distributor in the United States. QuickSplint is an interim dental splint that can be fabricated quickly