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January 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

Medicom Expands Dental Market Presence in Europe

by AMD Medicom Inc.

The Medicom Group (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks and other infection control products, today announced the acquisition of European dental distributor Loser & Co GmbH (“Loser & Co”). Loser & Co is a

January 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

U.S. News & World Report: Dentists Continue to Have One of Top 10 Best Jobs

by ADA

Dentistry remains among the top 10 jobs in America, according to rankings published Jan. 12 by U.S. News & World Report. Dentists are No. 9 on the list of the publication’s 2021 Best Jobs report, with health care jobs dominating the list.

January 18, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

New Report From FDI World Dental Federation Tackles Oral Health Inequalities and Outlines Strategies to Improve Oral Healthcare Over the Next Ten Years

by FDI World Dental Federation

Coinciding with the 148th session of the World Health Organization Executive Board, where an oral health resolution is on the agenda for adoption by governments, FDI releases Vision 2030: Delivering Optimal Oral Health for All, a timely report that offers a comprehensive,

January 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: State of Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order

by RCDSO

The Provincial Government has declared a province-wide state of emergency which includes a stay-at-home order, now in effect. The order requires Ontarians to remain at home, except for essential purposes, to help limit the community spread of COVID-19. The state

January 15, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Family Docs, Dental Hygienists Push for Role in Alberta Vaccine Rollout

by Calgary Herald

Some Alberta family doctors say they’re frustrated their offer to help administer COVID-19 shots have gone unanswered. Dr. Noel Grisdale, who has a practice in Black Diamond, says he’s among many family physicians eager to aid Alberta’s vaccine distribution program.

January 14, 2021 News DentistryNews

Curve Dental Advances Patient Engagement with the Launch of Curve GRO

by Curve Dental

Curve Dental, a leading provider of cloud-based dental solutions, today announced the release of Curve GRO, Curve’s next-generation patient engagement platform. GRO is one of the only solutions that maintains all patient communication and patient records within a single database.

January 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

TikTok and Dentists Battle Over $15 DIY Prosthetic Teeth Hack: ‘Dental Work Shouldn’t be a Luxury’

by Katie Mather, Yahoo.ca

A TikTok trend suggesting that prosthetic teeth can be made out of InstaMorph beads has gone viral — and dentists are not happy. User Gypsy Lou posted a series of videos explaining how she figured out a cheaper version of

January 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Increasing Dentist Shortage in US, New Eastman Institute for Oral Health Program Looks to Help

by Rochester First

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester has started a new program to address the growing shortage of dentists and dental assistants, something the COVID-19 pandemic is only making worse. The national shortage of health care

January 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

DMG Launches Complete 3D Digital Printing Solution to Simplify and Validate Workflow

by DMG

Dental materials leader delivers next-level dentistry with an integrated 3D printing solution DMG announced that its complete 3D digital printing solution featuring advanced 3D technology and industry-leading resins is now available. The Company’s complete 3D digital printing solution includes: 3D

January 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Research Shapes Safe Dentistry During COVID-19

by Newcastle University

Leading research at Newcastle University has been used to shape how dentistry can be carried out safely during the Covid-19 pandemic by mitigating the risks of dental aerosols. It is well known that coronavirus can spread in airborne particles, moving

January 11, 2021 News DentistryNews

Manitoba Dental Association Assures Appointments are Safe Amidst Pandemic

by Global News

With the COVID-19 test positivity rate high still in Manitoba, Winnipeggers are on the fence about whether they should be keeping up with their yearly dental appointments. “I am actually due for an appointment, I think it’s been about a year since

January 8, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UB Launches Pipeline Program to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

by The University at Buffalo

School of Dental Medicine to provide mentorship, hand skills development, test prep and more To increase enrollment of underrepresented students, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has launched Destination Dental School, an initiative that aims to remove barriers

January 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Announcement From Shofu Dental Corporation

by Shofu Dental Corporation

To better support distributors and end-users, Shofu Dental Corporation is proud to announce the hiring of new Territory Managers. Jeff Hayes will be representing us in our Georgia/Alabama Territory, and Heather Stamport will be representing us in our South Texas

January 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

Ontario Dental Association Calls For Early Access to COVID-19 Vaccine for Dentists, Staff

by Global News

The Ontario Dental Association says it wants the provincial government to include dentists and dental staff in the first rounds of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. “Dentists have been on the frontlines throughout the pandemic by keeping people with dental problems out of emergency

January 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists in Scotland Allowed to Operate Under New Lockdown

by STV News

The chief dental officer has confirmed that dentistry will continue under new lockdown restrictions. In a letter to Scottish dentists, CDO Tom Ferris said patients were exempt from the stay-at-home rules if travelling for healthcare. All dental procedures continue to

January 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

California Clears Dentists to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by Anthony Pura, San Diego News

The California Department of Consumers Affairs gave the green light to a public health emergency waiver that will allow dentists to help administer COVID-19 vaccines. The California Dental Association applauded the Monday announcement. “Dentists are the experts in giving injections,”

January 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

‘Concerned For My Patients’: COVID-19 Through the Eyes of Dentist Janice Stewart

by CBC

For Janice Stewart, getting work calls at home wasn’t out of the ordinary. Typically she’d assess the problem and then schedule an appointment to fix it — either that day or the start of the following week. But what do

January 4, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Artificial Intelligence Technology Powers Award-Winning Clinical Research in Dentistry

by Denti.AI

For the first time, The American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology awarded the first-place research award to the researcher who showed that the AI technology compares favorably with clinical providers in reading X-rays. Dentists can expect to be better

December 22, 2020 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update – Province-Wide Shutdown

by RCDSO

The Government of Ontario announced a Province-wide shutdown which will go into effect Saturday, December 26, 2020, at 12:01 a.m. The Government’s announcement does not alter the scope of care that dentists are permitted to provide. Dentists are still permitted to

December 22, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Medit Announces Straumann Group as a Distributor for its Intraoral Scanners

by Straumann Group

Medit and Straumann have entered a global distribution partnership for intraoral scanners effective as of January 1st, 2021. This agreement leverages the existing partnership of the two companies for dental lab scanners. The distribution agreement includes Medit’s highly popular intraoral