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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

October 30, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeNewsOral HealthPractice Operations

Henry Schein Practice Solutions Wins Utah Business Diversity Award

by Oral Health

Henry Schein Practice Solutions Inc., the U.S. practice solutions business of Henry Schein, Inc., was recently awarded the Utah Business Diversity Award in the category of Large Business at the 2016 Utah Crossroads Conference. The company was selected by Utah Diversity

October 26, 2016 News DentistryMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral Health

Brothers Open Online Marketplace to Sell Dental Products

by Business Wire

Two South Florida brothers, Periodontist Scott and Harvard Statistician Jacob Drucker pooled their collective expertise and created Supply Clinic, the online marketplace for dental supplies. Penn graduate Scott Drucker was researching supplies for his periodontics residency and found there was

October 26, 2016 News AnnouncementContinuing EducationDentistryNewsOral Health

Yankee Dental Congress 2017: Focus. Fast. Forward.

by Oral Health

Yankee Dental Congress 2017 will be held from January 25 through January 29, 2017, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC). The Yankee Dental Congress is New England’s largest dental meeting and is sponsored by the Massachusetts Dental Society,

October 26, 2016 News DentalDentistryNewsOral Health

Ancestral Human Diets Being Revealed Through Teeth Examination

by Erin Ross, NPR

When scientists want to know what our ancient ancestors ate, they can look at a few things: fossilized animal bones with marks from tools used to butcher and cut them; fossilized poop; and teeth. The first two can tell us

October 25, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

‘The Future of Oral Health’ Talks Impact of Oral Health and Dentistry

by Oral Health

The impact of oral disease on whole-body health and the changes to the practice of dentistry worldwide are the subjects of The Future of Oral Heath, a new publication produced by Scientific American Custom Media, in collaboration with Colgate-Palmolive Company.

October 24, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

American Dental Association President-Elect Has Been Chosen for 2017

by Oral Health

Joseph P. Crowley, D.D.S., a general dentist practicing in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the new president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Crowley was recently elected during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Denver, Colorado. He will

October 24, 2016 News AnesthesiologyDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeNewsOral Surgery

Many Questions are Arising Around Alberta’s Anesthesia Guidelines

by Alexandra Zabjek, CBC News

Alberta is one of just two provinces where dentists with specialized training both administer general anesthetic and perform a dental procedure on a patient, according to a CBC inquiry. The majority of provinces require at least two “operators” be present

October 24, 2016 News Dental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral Health

Lasers Shown to Produce Positive Outcomes in Oral Debridement

by News Medical

Researchers have developed computer simulations showing how lasers attack oral bacterial colonies, suggesting that benefits of using lasers in oral debridement include killing bacteria and promoting better dental health. In a study published in the journal  Lasers in Surgery and

October 24, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral Health

Henry Schein Donated $80,000 to Help Children with Disabilities

by Oral Health

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it has donated more than $80,000 in health care products this year to the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, a Long Island-based school for children with severe physical disabilities who

October 21, 2016 News Oral Health

ADA 2016 Daily Highlights: Friday, October 21

by Oral Health

Continuing Education (CE) Virtual Dental Office Design, 10 – 10:45 a.m., 2 – 2:45 p.m., Convention Center, Exhibit Hall, Design Studio – Booth 3021 Digital Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Using 3D Technology, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Tech

October 21, 2016 News Continuing EducationDentistryNews

Advertising Tooth Paste Pot Lids

by Oral Health

Dr. Bruce Pynn and Bob Houghton were invited to speak at an international meeting, Anglo American Dental Conference: Social and Medical Influences on Dentistry, on behalf of the Lindsay Society for the History of Dentistry (UK) and the American Academy for

October 20, 2016 News NewsOral HealthPublic Health

Bacteria in Mouth Linked to Reasoning Behind Migraines

by Darryl Hol, CBC News Health

People who suffer from migraines have long complained that certain foods trigger the severe headaches. New research suggests the culprit might be the amount of bacteria in the mouth. Researchers found that the mouths of people who suffer from migraines harboured

October 20, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPractice Operations

Fred Joyal Webinar Reveals The Truth Behind What Dental Patients Want

by Oral Health

Futuredontics® announced today that company co-founder Fred Joyal is hosting a free webinar for dentists called “What Dental Patients Want.” In this special live presentation, Fred draws on new research to reveal the surprising factors that have the greatest impact

October 19, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Better Oral Health Care Isn’t Benefiting Children in Kentucky

by Oral Health

Access to oral health care has increased since 2001, yet more children face urgent dental needs, according to a new study co-­released today by Delta Dental of Kentucky and Kentucky Youth Advocates. The report, Making Smiles Happen: 2016 Oral Health

October 19, 2016 News AnnouncementMaterials & TechnologyNews

Dentsply Sirona Picks COX RapidHeat Sterilizer for CEREC Omnicam

by Oral Health

The COX RapidHeat Sterilizer has been validated by Dentsply Sirona as the preferred technology to sterilize the mirror sleeve of Dentsply Sirona’s CEREC Omnicam digital impression system. Dentsply Sirona has determined that CEREC Omnicam mirror sleeves are not sterilizable using

October 19, 2016 News NewsOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Toothpaste Identifies, Reduces Plaque and Reduces Inflammation in Body

by Medical Xpress

For decades, research has suggested a link between oral health and inflammatory diseases affecting the entire body—in particular, heart attacks and strokes. The results released today from a randomized trial of a novel plaque identifying toothpaste, (Plaque HD), show statistically

October 19, 2016 News CancerDental CareNewsOral HealthPublic Health

HPV Causing Rise in Mouth and Throat Cancers Across Canada

by Sonja Puzic, CTV News

Mouth and throat cancers caused by the human papilloma virus have been rising steadily over the past two decades, with a “dramatic” increase among Canadian men, according to a new report from the Canadian Cancer Society. The special report on

October 19, 2016 News AnnouncementDental CareNewsOral HealthPublic Health

CDA Cares Volunteer Dental Clinic Provides $1.8 Million in Donated Care

by Oral Health

The California Dental Association Foundation’s volunteer dental event, CDA Cares, provided nearly $1.8 million in charitable dental services to 2,066 people Oct. 15-16 in Stockton. In addition to providing dental services at no charge to Californians who experience barriers to