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July 30, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: New Revisions to Guidance


The RCDSO has updated its guidance for managing infection risks during in-person dental care. This update reflects collaboration between Ontario’s four oral health Colleges to ensure consistent expectations for delivery of oral health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific updates

July 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

2021 Dentists for the Kids Charity Golf Tournament

by Toronto Academy of Dentistry Golf Committee

On behalf of the 2021 Golf Committee, we would like to thank everyone that joined us for a day of golf, our wonderful sponsors and everyone that donated and participated in our NEW webinar initiative and silent auction. The 2021

July 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Man Dies After Being Given Too Much Anesthesia During Dental Surgery

by 5Chicago

According to the Lake County Coroner’s Office, Corey Causey visited Dr. Aaron Swik at the Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons of Lake County facility on June 9 to have several teeth extracted. After being put under anesthesia, Causey stopped breathing and went

July 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Enamel Defects as Biomarkers for Exposure to Environmental Stressors

by International Association for Dental Research

IADR President Pamela Den Besten presented and chaired the IADR President’s Symposium “Enamel Defects as Biomarkers for Exposure to Environmental Stressors” at the virtual 99th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction

July 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Announces Release Date For Second Quarter 2021 Results

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”), (TSX: DNTL) Canada’s leading network of dental practices, announced today that it will release its second quarter, 2021 financial results after market close on Tuesday August 10, 2021 and will subsequently hold a conference call related to

July 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Michigan Prisoners Say Long Wait to See a Dentist is Inhumane

by NBC News

By the end of 2016, Nicholas Bailey had no teeth. A Michigan prison dentist had removed all of them because they were decaying. “I’m in pain,” he wrote in a series of complaints to prison staff, begging for dentures. “I cannot eat

July 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

Global Clinical Case Contest 2020/2021: Dentsply Sirona Honors Excellent Treatment Results of Dentistry Students

by Dentsply Sirona

With the Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC), every year Dentsply Sirona honors students around the world for outstanding achievements in the field of esthetic dentistry. As in the previous year, the final round was held virtually. An international panel of

July 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

CDC: Only Avoid Aerosol-Generating Dental Procedures for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19

by ADA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its COVID-19 Guidance for Dental Settings to remove language stating that dental health care personnel should avoid aerosol-generating procedures for all patients, regardless of their COVID-19 status. Instead, the CDC states to avoid

July 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

Woman Accused of Pulling 13 Teeth, Stealing $23K from Dentist’s Office

by Global News

A former dental assistant has been arrested on multiple charges in Reno, Nev., after she allegedly burglarized her employer and played dentist without a medical licence for one unsuspecting patient. Laurel Eich, 42, is accused of extracting 13 teeth from one

July 16, 2021 News DentistryNews

Strengthening Global Partnerships in Supply Chain & Procurement

by Dentsply Sirona

Under the banner of “Global Partnership,” Dentsply Sirona’s Global Supplier Forum 2021 took place on June 30th and July 1st. The two-day event brought the company’s top 200 suppliers and service providers worldwide together to share Dentsply Sirona’s mission, vision,

July 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Canada Life Announces Agreement to Acquire ClaimSecure Inc.

by Canada Life

The Canada Life Assurance Company (Canada Life), a subsidiary of Great-West Lifeco Inc., has reached an agreement to acquire ClaimSecure Inc. (ClaimSecure), an industry-leading healthcare management firm that provides health and dental claim management services to private and public businesses

July 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

The Curaprox CS 12460 Velvet Toothbrush: The New Gold Standard

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to announce the launch of the new Curaprox CS 12460 velvet toothbrush. Curaprox has built on the success of its classic CS 5460 to produce its most gentle and effective toothbrush yet. The CS 12460 velvet

July 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Names Dr. Leena Palomo Chair of the Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry

by NYU Dentistry

Leena Palomo, DDS, MSD, an accomplished dental educator, clinician, and researcher, has been named chair of the Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), effective September 1, 2021. Dr. Palomo will

July 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

3M Oral Care Introduces Next-Generation Clear Aligner System

by 3M

3M Oral Care has introduced Clarity Aligners Flex + Force: a new aligner system that empowers orthodontists to choose from two unique aligner materials in one treatment design and gives patients a customized treatment experience. This next-generation aligner system elevates 3M’s

July 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

Kansas Boy Dies in Dentist’s Office While Sedated to Have His Teeth Pulled

by Daily Mail

A three-year-old boy in Kansas died on Tuesday during a dental procedure and the grieving family wants answers. Abiel Valenzuela Zapata was taken into Tiny Teeth Pediatrics Dentistry in Wichita, Kansas to have several teeth pulled due to a gum infection. He

July 12, 2021 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Greens Concerned About Delay to Provincial Dental Care Program

by CBC

The delay in the new provincial dental care program is disappointing to seniors and low-income Islanders, says P.E.I. Green Party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker. The program, first announced in a budget more than a year ago, was supposed to start on July

July 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

SmileCon to Highlight Dental Technology

by ADA

SmileCon will bring together the leading voices in dental technology when it convenes Oct. 11-13 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. In the ADA Cellerant TechX area of the meeting, attendees will hear from dental technology pioneers

July 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

West Vancouver Dentist Fined More Than $500K for Tax Evasion, CRA Says

by CTV News

A West Vancouver dentist has been fined more than half a million dollars and ordered to pay taxes on more than $2 million worth of income that he failed to report over a period of five years. According to the

July 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

The Future of Dentistry: Augmented Intelligence Can Identify Oral Issues, Improve Practice Efficiency

by ADA

From diagnosis and treatment planning to practice management, augmented intelligence is positioned to transform the way dentists care for their patients. “The adoption and implementation of augmented intelligence within the dental profession is poised to be a transformative technology in

July 9, 2021 News DentistryNewsOverall Health

Flossing May Protect Against Cognitive Decline, Research Shows

by CNN

Good oral health habits like brushing and flossing may prevent cognitive impairment and dementia, according to a new analysis led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. “Given the staggering number of people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and