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Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
November 20, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral Health

Diabetes, Dental Hygiene and Your Dental Hygienist

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

As Canadians mark Diabetes Awareness Month this November, dental hygienists remind us that oral health professionals are important members of the diabetes health care team.   Research from the Canadian Diabetes Association shows that people with diabetes are particularly susceptible to

Science Daily
November 20, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Oral Bacteria Create a ‘Fingerprint’ in Your Mouth

by Science Daily

The bacteria in the human mouth — particularly those nestled under the gums — are as powerful as a fingerprint at identifying a person’s ethnicity, new research shows. Scientists identified a total of almost 400 different species of microbes in

November 19, 2013 News Dental CareDental HygieneGeneral NewsKeeping you guessingTooth decayTooth whitening

12 Genius Uses for Toothpaste

by Kahaliah Richards

 Here’s a cheap product everybody owns (or should own!) that has a bunch of clever uses around the house: toothpaste. It contains mild abrasives and detergents suspended in a creamy gel that keep your teeth clean and bright. Those same

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association
November 13, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Universal Children’s Day: Dental Hygienists Support the Right to Good Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On November 20, dental hygienists will join with all Canadians in celebrating Universal Children’s Day. First proclaimed by the United Nations in 1954, Universal Children’s Day is a time for people, young and old, to reconfirm their commitment to protecting

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association
October 24, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Trick of Treatment? Canada’s Dental Hygienists Caution: Be Tooth Friendly This Halloween

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

As witches and wizards prepare to haunt neighbourhoods across Canada on October 31, dental hygienists remind us to be mindful of warding off cavities on Halloween night. Halloween treats—particularly sticky and chewy candies—can get stuck in the grooves of children’s

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
October 22, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

New Leadership for Canada’s Dental Hygienists

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of a new board of directors at its recent annual general meeting in Toronto, Ontario. Joining new president Mary Bertone of Manitoba and president-elect Mandy Hayre of British

October 22, 2013 News ClinicalDental AssociationsDental HygieneGeneral Dentistry

ADHA Endorses Smiles for Life, a National Interprofessional Oral Health Curriculum

by Kahaliah Richards

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association’s (ADHA) Board of Trustees today announced its formal endorsement of the Smiles for Life Oral Health Curriculum. Smiles for Life provides free online resources to primary care providers with the mission of promoting oral health

ADHA - Transforming Dental Hygiene Education
October 18, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygiene Symposium Engages Key Stakeholders to Redefine Health Education

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

On September 18, over 100 oral health stakeholders convened in downtown Chicago for an unprecedented collaboration to envision the role of the dental hygiene profession in the future health care system. A joint endeavor of the American Dental Hygienists’ Association

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