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American Dental Hygienists' Association
October 8, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

ADHA Institute for Oral Health Wrigley Company Foundation Community Service Grants Program to Award $120,000 Over Two Years; 2013 Grant Winners Announced

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association Institute for Oral Health (IOH) is pleased to announce the Wrigley Company Foundation Community Service Grants Program will provide $120,000 over two years to dental hygiene organizations. Wrigley Company Foundation Community Service Grants are provided

CDHA-ACHD
October 1, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Celebrate Seniors

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On October 1st, dental hygienists will join with Canadians across the country to celebrate our seniors and the valuable contributions that they have made and continue to make in our communities, workplaces, and families. National Seniors Day, which coincides with

September 30, 2013 News Dental CareDental HygieneKeeping you guessingMedical newsOverall Health

How to Make an Informed Decision to Remove or Not Remove Wisdom Teeth

by Kahaliah Richards

Dr. Mirjan, of Mississauga, starts a blog about when (and if) wisdom teeth need to be removed. A simple explanation of the pros and cons. Many people often ask the question: is wisdom teeth removalnecessary? Well, it might not be

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association(CDHA)
September 26, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Dental Hygienists Celebrate Oral Health Care and Research

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association(CDHA)

Dental hygienists from across Canada will gather in Toronto from October 3-5 to share leading edge research, clinical experience and knowledge at the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association’s (CDHA) biennial national conference. Celebrating 50 years as a professional association, CDHA has

American Dental Association (ADA)
September 19, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Statement on Infection Control in Dental Settings

by American Dental Association (ADA)

The American Dental Association (ADA) is deeply concerned about the first confirmed report of patient to patient transmission of hepatitis C in a dental practice setting linked to improper infection control practices. The ADA wishes to assure the public that

IDEM Singapore
September 17, 2013 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental HygieneDental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOral SurgeryPublic Health

IDEM SINGAPORE 2014 – Widespread Optimism among North American Companies Regarding Export Prospects In South East Asia

by IDEM 2014 Singapore (International Dental Exhibition and Meeting)

IDEM 2014 Singapore (International Dental Exhibition and Meeting) will open its doors in 7 months. The event is widely considered to be one of the premier dental industry trade shows and conferences for the fast growing Asian Market. Early sign-ups

CDHA-ACHD
September 6, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Leaders in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene Recognized

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canadian leaders in oral health will be recognized for outstanding contributions to the profession of dental hygiene and the national association and their service to the Canadian public, at an awards ceremony of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to

University of Louisville
September 3, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

White Coat Ceremony, a symbolic step for UofL students

by University of Louisville

Incoming UofL dental and dental hygiene students proudly donned their new coats during the White Coat ceremony August 24, marking their first rite of passage into the health care community. The 120 DMD students were chosen from 2,981 applicants. These

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
June 27, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists now self-regulated in Newfoundland and Labrador

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On June 1st, dental hygienists in Newfoundland and Labrador became self-regulating under the Health Professions Act (2010) through a shared regulating responsibility with the Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals (NLCHP) and the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Dental

DrBicuspid
June 26, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Maine Senate defeats dental hygiene therapist bill

by Donna Domino

Just one day after Maine’s House of Representatives approved a bill that would have created a new category of dental hygienists, the state Senate voted it down. Late Wednesday night, the Senate rejected LD 1230 in a 14-21 vote, according

American Dental Association (ADA)
June 11, 2013 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDentistryOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Statement on Regular Dental Visits

by American Dental Association (ADA)

To maintain optimal oral health, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends regular dental visits, at intervals determined by a dentist. In light of a new study published in the Journal of Dental Research titled “Patient Stratification for Preventive Care in

Dental Learning Centre - Logo
May 31, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Learning and DUX Dental Host Free Webinar on June 27th to Examine Overlooked Source of Dental Cross Contamination

by Dental Learning & DUX Dental

Dental Learning, in collaboration with DUX Dental, will host a free webinar that highlights an overlooked source of cross contamination in the dental office – the dental bib clip. A recent study published in April found that a significant proportion

Dr. Archer (second to left), poses with staff and nurses at the Oral Hygiene Presentation.
May 13, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Runnymede Healthcare Centre Promotes Nurse Participation in Oral Hygiene

by Runnymede Healthcare Centre

As part of the Nursing Week activities, on Tuesday May 7, Runnymede Healthcare Centre staff and volunteers were treated to a presentation on the role of nurses in oral hygiene by Dr. Natalie Archer, DDS. Dr. Archer and her staff

American Dental Association (ADA)
May 7, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Drop Those Pacifiers! ADA Says Saliva Harbors Cavity-Causing Bacteria that Can Be Transmitted to Babies

by American Dental Association (ADA)

Parents should be aware that bacteria that cause dental decay can be transmitted from adult to child by sharing eating utensils, or by the parent sucking on a baby’s pacifier to clean it.  A study recently published in Pediatrics, the

University of Louisville
May 2, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

UofL dental profession students identified as potential infection control leaders

by University of Louisville

Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) awards two scholarships

KerrTotalCare
April 25, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Kerr TotalCare Launches new Brand Identity

by Kerr TotalCare

TotalCare, the Leader in Dental Infection Prevention, has announced a new corporate brand identity, representing the company’s drive toward delivering a full spectrum of innovative solutions to the dental hygiene community. “The first major initiative will be a return to

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
April 23, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Putting More Bite into Injury Prevention

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Dental Hygienists Prompt Athletes to Wear Protective Mouthguards

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
April 9, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Celebrate 50 Years of Contributing to Your Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Taking good care of your teeth and gums does more than just ensure you have a bright smile. A growing body of research shows that oral health and overall health are closely linked. Unchecked plaque on your teeth can result

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association
March 25, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Promote A Healthy Diet for A Healthy Smile

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

March is National Nutrition Month and the theme of Dietitians of Canada is “Best food forward: Plan Shop Cook Enjoy!” with a focus that healthy eating begins at the grocery store. Maintaining a balanced diet and proper nutrition is also

University of Louisville
March 21, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

University of Louisville dentistry goes on the road to provide free care in Harlan County

by University of Louisville

What:University of Louisville dental and dental hygiene students and faculty will join with other dentistry professionals to provide free dental cleanings, fillings and extractions to residents in and around Harlan County, Ky. The mission is organized through Remote Area Medical