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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

August 25, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalNewsOral Health

Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting Sees Their First Female Chairman Named

by Oral Health

The Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting has named its first female General Chairman in its 105-year history. Dr. Jane Puskas, Hinman member and prominent Atlanta dentist, will lead Hinman 2017 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on March

August 23, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalDental TechnologyNewsOral Health

3Shape Co-founder in Top 10 Most Influential People in Dental Technology

by Oral Health

Inside Dental Technology (IDT) magazine names 3Shape co-founder and CTO, Tais Clausen, one of the ten most influential people in dental technology. Inside Dental Technology made the announcement in its August 2016 issue. IDT states that Clausen joins two other

Treatment Acceptance
August 23, 2016 Feature DentalDental HygieneOral HealthPractice Operations

Increase Treatment Acceptance And Get Paid For Your Care

by Debra Engelhardt-Nash

Imagine the impact increasing your patient treatment acceptance rate by 10 to 15 percent would have on practice productivity. Now imagine getting paid for those services in an efficient manner! These components of your practice have significant influence on practice

August 22, 2016 News DentalDentistryNews

Duck-Bill Dinosaur Would Have Been a Dentist’s Dream

by The Mississauga News

University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) researchers have gained new insight into hadrosaurs, or duck-billed dinosaurs. The creatures have been on the radar for more than a century and a half, but their peculiar dental structure wasn’t entirely understood, a UTM

August 22, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentalDentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Guide: How to Whiten Teeth

by Oral Health

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August 17, 2016 News DentalDental CareNewsOral Health

Common Toothpastes Found To Contain Toxins, Report Finds

by Common Dreams

The latest report by The Cornucopia Institute, an organic industry watchdog, uncovers serious problems in cosmetics industry regulations. Regulatory weaknesses and loopholes allow for the use of questionable, even harmful ingredients in personal care products, such as toothpastes, that could

August 16, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalNews

3 Couples Killed In Plane Crash Following Florida Dental Seminar

by Orlando Sentinel

Authorities say three married couples were killed following the crash of a small airplane that took off from a Kissimmee airport. The couples were visiting Central Florida for a dental seminar over the weekend. They departed from Kissimmee Gateway Airport

August 12, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalDentistryNewsOral Health

Oldest Dental Remains In Americas’ History Found In Mexico

by Canindia New Wire Service

Specialists from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) have discovered from bone remains the oldest dental treatment in the Americas dated around 647-768 AD. “We are not talking about mutilation or deformation, like in the Mayan or Egyptian culture,

August 12, 2016 News DentalDental CareNewsOral Health

Selfies Are Being Praised For Helping Patients Better Brush Their Teeth

by Seerat Chabba, Medical Daily

The “selfie” fad may be causing a number of unfortunate incidents across the globe but it also has its upside. According to a new study, recording video “selfies” while brushing teeth can help improve a person’s oral health. The study’s

August 11, 2016 News DentalMaterials & TechnologyNews

Dental Consumables Market To Continue Growing Through To 2021

by PR Newswire (via Yahoo! Finance)

The global dental consumables market is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2016 to 2021, to reach USD 35.35 billion by 2021 from USD 25.45 billion in 2016. The growth of this market is mainly attributed to

August 4, 2016 Feature DentalImplantology

Innovation Comes to Life: Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2016

by Oral Health

Waldorf Astoria, NYC A continuous increase in demand for dental implant treatments as a result of growing consumer awareness, an ageing population, growing accessibility as well as greater product availability, has accelerated the demand for education in this field.Advertisement With

July 28, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Thousands of Free Dental Procedures Provided to Patients in Need at Mission of Mercy in Moorhead

by Minnesota Dental Association

The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Foundation, in partnership with the North Dakota Dental Association and the North Dakota Dental Foundation, hosted its Minnesota Mission of Mercy on July 22 and 23 in Moorhead, providing free dental care to children and adults who face barriers to accessing dental

July 27, 2016 News DentalNewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

ICPPD Is Now the Institute for Pediatric Dentistry

by The Institute for Pediatric Dentistry

New name reflects curriculum expansion into practice management   The Institute for the Clinical Practice of Pediatric Dentistry (ICPPD) has changed its named to the Institute for Pediatric Dentistry (IPD). The rationale for the name change is to better reflect the evolving

July 25, 2016 News Continuing EducationDental

DentalPost Launches New Education Marketplace

by DentalPost

New tool allows dental professionals to earn continuing education credits online DentalPost, the dental industry’s premier job board and community, announced today the launch of its new education marketplace, DentalPost EDU. The Apple store style platform allows users to easily earn

July 20, 2016 News DentalImplantologyOral Health

American Academy of Implant Dentistry Announces that August is Dental Implant Month

by American Academy of Implant Dentistry

Dental implants are often the best treatment for missing teeth and are the closest you can get to a healthy, natural smile. They restore the ability to confidently eat, smile, laugh, talk, play and enjoy all regular activities of everyday

July 19, 2016 News DentalDental CareOral HealthPublic Health

Syrian Refugees Receive Free Dental Care

by CTV Ottawa

Many Syrian Refugees arriving in Canada are in urgent need of basic healthcare like dental work. They suffer from gum infection, tooth decay, and rotten or discoloured teeth. On Friday, Algonquin College opened their clinic to Syrian Refugees to offer

July 19, 2016 News Continuing EducationDentalOral Health

Every Dentist Deserves Aruba

by Irene Lamonde, CE and Events Manager, Clinical Research Dental & Clinician’s Choice

2017 Aruba Dental Conference Announced: Make Your Escape and Earn 12 CE Credits Designed for professional enrichment as well as personal “down time”, the 2017 Aruba Dental Conference is scheduled for February 2-4, 2017 at the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris

July 18, 2016 News DentalOral Health

Albertans Seek Cheaper Dental Work in B.C.

by Shawn Logan, Calgary Herald

Stung by Canada’s highest dental fees, a growing number of Albertans are flocking to B.C. for everything from routine checkups to root canals. Dentists in the southeastern B.C. communities of Golden and Invermere told Postmedia they’ve seen an influx of inquiries and visits

July 5, 2016 News DentalGeneral PracticeOral HealthPractice Operations

Canadian Dentists Set Record Highs in Use of Social Media and Practice Computerization

by DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada)

Canadian dentists continue to increase their use of social media to promote their dental practices, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Twentieth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. Over 50% of respondents now actively employ social