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April 28, 2017 News DentalNews

“Best in Vaughan” Dentist Loses License After Sex Scandal

by Jacques Gallant, Toronto Star

Dr. Paul Sclodnick claims on his website that it’s the “positive atmosphere he creates with his caring manner and extensive dental experience” that has brought so many patients into his Maple clinic, including actress Neve Campbell. Ask some of Sclodnick’s

March 7, 2017 Video DentalFinances

The 411 on Student Debt

by Oral Health

Wilson Chen takes us through another video discussing student debt – something we’re all too familiar with. In this edition of Best Practices – Financial Management, we get a lesson in the stock market, and it could be a beneficial

March 1, 2017 Video DentalFinances

The 411 on Student Debt

by Oral Health

Understanding your student debt from dental school is one thing, but do you understand what to do with it? Wilson Chen takes this video to explain your options for handling your student debt. Watch last week’s Best Practices video: Top

January 12, 2017 News DentalNewsOral Surgery

QuickSplint Now Available for Sale Through Benco Dental

by QuickSplint

Orofacial Therapeutics, LP announced today that its premier product, QuickSplint®, will now be available for sale through Benco Dental, the largest privately owned dental distributor in the United States. QuickSplint is an interim dental splint that can be fabricated quickly

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 3, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalMaterials & TechnologyNews

A-dec Inspire Named 2016 Best New Product for Women Award by AAWD

by Oral Health

For the second year in a row, an A-dec product has demonstrated the company’s recognition for the needs of the woman dentist. A-dec Inspire™ dental furniture has been named the 2016 Best New Product for Women during the 95th Annual

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 11, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthOral Surgery

Stem Cells From Jaw Can Create and Repair Cartilage

by Columbia University Medical Center, EurekAlert!

Columbia College of Dental Medicine researchers have identified stem cells that can make new cartilage and repair damaged joints. The cells reside within the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), which articulates the jaw bone to the skull. When the stem cells were

September 22, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalNewsOral HealthPublic Health

25 Years of “Colgate’s Bright Smiles” Brings Big Names and Big Goals

by Yahoo! Finance

For 25 years, the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® (BSBF) global oral health program has reached children in underserved communities with free dental screenings, oral health education and toothpaste and toothbrushes. Colgate is marking this special milestone by kicking off ’25

September 16, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

UPDATE: Dental Office Told to Shut Off Water Following 10 Kids Being Hospitalized

by Courtney Perkes, The Orange County Register

Orange County’s Health Care Agency on Thursday ordered Children’s Dental Group in Anaheim to stop using water for procedures after 10 root canal patients were hospitalized with serious infections. The agency said its lab has confirmed that multiple samples taken

September 13, 2016 Feature DentalDentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

2016 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards Including Roundtable Interview

by Oral Health

This year, the most prestigious award for dental industry companies, will transition sponsorship from the Pride Institute to the newly launched Cellerant Consulting Group, founded by Dr. Lou Shuman. The Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award, formerly known as The

September 13, 2016 News DentalGeneral PracticeNewsPractice Operations

Dental School Graduate Walks Straight Into Owning Dental Practice

by Deborah Neyens, The Gazette

Upon their graduation from dental school in June, most of Amy Scallon’s classmates went to work as employees in existing dental practices. Not Scallon. Instead, she became her own boss. On Aug. 1, the newly minted dentist purchased Palisades Family

September 8, 2016 News DentalImplantologyNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Bone Grafting Brings the Option of Dental Implants to More Patients

by Smile By Design

According to Mountain View dentist Donian Shen, DDS, missing teeth are not only a cosmetic concern, but also a condition that can lead to bone loss and functional problems in the long-term. She explains that one of the most popular and

September 6, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalNewsOral Health

The Term ‘Oral Health’ Has Officially Been Given A New Definition

by PR Newswire

FDI World Dental Federation today launched the new definition of ‘oral health’ – positioning it as an integral part of general health and well-being – at its Annual World Dental Congress in Poznan, Poland. It was adopted by over 200

September 2, 2016 News DentalDentistryNewsOral Health

SIROWORLD Brought Together More Than 4,000 Dental Professionals in Orlando

by Oral Health

“Seventeen years ago I started my journey in dental. A lot has changed since then, but there is still so much transformation to come.” With these words Jeffrey Slovin, CEO of Dentsply Sirona, opened SIROWORLD 2016 and struck a chord

September 1, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Fluoride Proving Useless in Low-Income Youth As Dental Issues Increase

by Oral Health

CDC 2011/2012 statistics reveal low-income children’s tooth decay rates are increasing substantially – despite record numbers of children served fluoride from water, foods, dental products and medicines causing an overall alarming surge in fluoride-overdose symptoms – dental fluorosis (discolored teeth), reports

August 30, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalDentistryNews

Polish Dental Distributor “Marrodent” Will Be Taken Over By Henry Schein

by PR Newswire

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire an 80 percent ownership position in

August 30, 2016 News DentalDental CareDentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Therapists Are Being Suggested To Fill The Gap In Dental Care

by The Associated Press

A coalition of more than 50 advocacy groups in Kansas has suggested educating dental therapists to work under the supervision of established dentists to help cover a service gap in the state. Four out of five counties in Kansas don’t

August 30, 2016 News DentalNewsOral Health

Ancient Teeth Reveal True Diets of 8,600 Year Old Communities

by Erica Tennenhouse, The Science Explorer

Thanks to nine ancient men and women with poor oral hygiene, researchers have determined that foragers in the Balkans 8,600 years ago were cheating on their wild diets by supplementing them with domesticated cereals. A look at the starch remains

August 29, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Toronto’s Emergency Dental Clinics Prove To Be A Hit With Low Income Residents

by Chris Fox, CP24.com

The number of low income Torontonians who have received emergency dental treatment through Toronto Public Health clinics has increased by nearly 60 per cent through the first six months of 2016, according to numbers released Monday. In January, the city