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Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
January 10, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral Health

Dental Hygienists Remind you to Make 2014 Your Year for Improved Oral Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The beginning of a new year is a perfect opportunity to make a fresh start and set new personal and professional goals. While many people focus on self-improvement at this time of year, dental hygienists remind Canadians not to overlook

December 11, 2013 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPreventive DentistryPublic Health

World Oral Health Day 2014: a focus on protecting the teeth and mouth throughout life

by FDI World Dental Federation

A World Day for a global issue: oral health FDI World Dental Federation presents a stylish and memorable new World Oral Health Day logo LISTERINE®, Unilever, Henry Schein and Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program become the official global partners for World

American Dental Hygienists' Association
December 9, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

ADHA Supports FTC Comments to CODA on Dental Therapy

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) applauds the recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) action which provided written comments to the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) on the proposed standards for dental therapy education programs. Last week, Ann Battrell, ADHA Executive

November 26, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodontics

Interviews from the 2013 Winter Clinic Meeting

by Oral Health Group

Oral Health Group was delighted to be part of this year’s Winter Clinic meeting, put on by the Toronto Academy of Dentistry. We took this opportunity to interview some of the industry’s key people so take a few minutes and 

November 26, 2013 News AwardsDental AssociationsDental HygieneGeneral DentistryGeneral News

Dental Hygienist Honoured with Premier’s Award

by Kahaliah Richards

Ottawa, ON, Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) member and Canadore College dental hygiene graduate, Elina Katsman, is the recipient of the 2013 Premier’s Award for Health Sciences, in recognition of her outstanding contributions, commitment, and dedication to her profession. The

American Dental Hygienists' Association
November 21, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Text2Floss to announce program expansion at Great New York Dental Meeting

by American Dental Hygienists' Association

On Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, A.T. Still University’s Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) will announce the global expansion of Text2Floss– an innovative, mobile-based program promoting oral healthcare – at the 89th Annual Greater New York Dental Meeting.

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