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November 30, 2016 News AnnouncementDental HygieneNewsPaediatric Dentistry

Jill Malmgren Takes Top Leadership Role with America’s ToothFairy

by Dental Tribune America

America’s ToothFairy: National Children’s Oral Health Foundation recently announced the retirement of Fern Ingber, founding president and CEO. The Board of Directors has appointed Jill Malmgren, former chief operating officer, as her successor. Malmgren assumed leadership of America’s ToothFairy as

November 29, 2016 News Dental OfficeDental TeamNewsPractice management

Calgary Dentists Forced to Cut Staff Due to Poor Economy

by Dan Healing, The Canadian Press

Thousands of layoffs that have hollowed out many of Calgary’s downtown office towers are translating into tough times for health-care businesses that offer services covered by workplace insurance plans. Dentists, massage therapists and optometrists say they’re cutting staff and getting

November 23, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Henry Schein Featuring New Solutions at Greater New York Dental Meeting

by Oral Health

Henry Schein, Inc. today announced a range of new solutions and events, to be featured during the Greater New York Dental Meeting, designed to help oral health professionals operate a more productive practice and more efficiently provide care to patients.

November 23, 2016 News AnnouncementAwardsNews

UB Dental’s Sebastiano Andreana Receives 2016 Isaih Lew Award

by Oral Health

Sebastiano Andreana, DDS, associate professor and director of implant dentistry in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, received the Isaih Lew Memorial Research Award from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). The annual award, presented to Andreana

November 23, 2016 News AnnouncementEndodonticsNews

QuickSplint Now Available Through Three New Distribution Partners

by Oral Health

Orofacial Therapeutics, LP announced today that its premier product, QuickSplint®, will now be available for sale through three new distribution partners: Ultimate Dental, Excellence in Endodontics, and Surgical Tools, Inc. QuickSplint is an interim dental splint that can be fabricated

November 22, 2016 News DentistryMaterials & TechnologyNews

Henry Schein: Exclusive Cyber Monday Deals! One Day Only

by Oral Health

Henry Schein will be offering exclusive online deals for this year’s “Cyber Monday”, taking place on Monday, November 28, 2016. This aggressive, one- day-only sale will include merchandise deals encompassing many of the industry’s most popular brands. In addition to

November 22, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Majority of Nursing Home Patients Found to Deny Dental Services

by University at Buffalo

Nearly 90 percent of patients at long-term care facilities don’t take advantage of dental services, even when they are free, a recent study by University at Buffalo researchers has found. The research, published last month in Special Care in Dentistry,

November 22, 2016 News AnnouncementAwardsMaterials & TechnologyNews

Lead Bioceramic Researcher at NuSmile Won 2016 Dr. Edward B. Shils Award

by Oral Health

NuSmile Ltd. today announced that Dr. Carolyn Primus, leader of its research efforts in bioceramic materials, was a recent winner of the 2016 Dr. Edward B. Shils Award. Dr. Primus was the founder and CEO of advanced mineral trioxide aggregate

November 18, 2016 News DiseaseNewsOral HealthPublic Health

E-Cigarettes and Cigarettes are Equally Damaging to Oral Health

by News-Medical

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes. The study, published in Oncotarget, was led by Irfan Rahman, Ph.D. professor of Environmental Medicine at the UR

November 18, 2016 News CancerCharityEndodonticsNews

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics Raised More Than $13,000 for “Pink Week”

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics raised more than $13,000 for charity in Tulsa during the company’s cancer awareness “Pink Week” Oct. 31-Nov. 4. Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation

November 18, 2016 News CancerDentalNewsOral Health

Autofluorescence has Important Role in Screening for Oral Cancer

by Oral Health

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LMD) is pleased to announce the results of a meta-analysis on the clinical use of autofluorescence to assess its accuracy for oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and oral potentially malignant disorders

November 18, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Dental Hygienists Support Children’s Rights to Oral Health Care

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On November 20, dental hygienists will celebrate Universal Children’s Day, reminding us all of the importance of protecting and promoting children’s rights, including the right to good oral health. As Gerry Cool, president of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA),

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