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September 26, 2022 News DentistryNews

23,000 Hamilton Kids Missed Dental Screening Over the Pandemic

by The Hamilton Spectator

About 23,000 Hamilton kids missed dental screening during the pandemic that needs to be caught up this school year. Despite COVID still taking up significant resources, public health has started to bring back more programs that were put on hold for two-and-a-half years. Kids are

September 21, 2022 News DentistryNews

Oral Science is Proud to Offer the New EMS Ebook Business Cases

by Oral Science

Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) accounts for amazing success enjoyed by dental clinicians around the world. They may come from different regions and cultures but they all speak the same language: The GBT language. EMS stands for Electro Medical Systems, the

September 20, 2022 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Dental Hygienists Go Mobile, Give Oral Care to Migrant Workers and Ukrainian Refugees

by CTV News

A church basement was transformed into a make-shift dentist’s office on Saturday, as dental hygienists are raising awareness about the services they can provide, increasing access to oral care. The Gift from the Heart event was a charity tooth cleaning

September 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

Engineered Dental Coating Exceeds Hardness of Natural Tooth Enamel

by Nick Lavars, New Atlas

As the hardest tissue in the human body, enamel is not an easy material for engineers to mimic, but doing so could mean big things in materials science and regenerative medicine. Researchers are now reporting a breakthrough in this area,

September 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

5,000 Procedures, 300 Emergencies: Low-cost Dental Clinic Filling Big Need

by The London Free Press

Planning hurdles, construction cost overruns and COVID-19 curveballs to top it all off. More than five years since plans for the dental clinic for low-income Londoners got underway, and about 18 months since it quietly opened, the Wright Clinic has

September 16, 2022 News DentistryNews

Screening Tools Help Dentists and Doctors Assess and Treat Vexing Symptoms

by Regenstrief Institute

A recent study from Indiana University School of Dentistry and Regenstrief Institute presents and validates a new brief screening tool to measure patient-reported symptoms of Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD). The TMD-7 is the most recent screening tool co-developed by Regenstrief Institute

September 16, 2022 News DentistryNews

Weinstein Calls Rotten Teeth ‘An Emergency’ as He Seeks Dentist Visit

by Toronto Sun

Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein is rotting in jail — and so are his teeth. Weinstein says the situation has gotten so bad that it is a dental “emergency” and he needs to get his teeth fixed by a private

September 15, 2022 News CancerDentistryNews

Understanding Oral Health in HPV-related Oropharyngeal Cancer in People with HIV

by Emory University

Little is known about why people living with HIV have a much higher rate of oral human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) than the general population. And it’s not only those with advanced untreated HIV infection, known

September 14, 2022 News Dental Products & TechnologyDentistry

INNOVATION IN EDUCATION: Meet Surgio – Columbia Dentoform® Launches NEW Surgical Manikin

by DENTALEZ

Columbia Dentoform, by DENTALEZ®, is excited to announce the launch of Surgio, a new surgical manikin that will change the landscape of dental education. As part of DENTALEZ’s renewed focus on applying innovation to solve everyday dentistry challenges, we created

September 13, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Launches Novel Sustainability Educational Curriculum for Dental Professionals Following Study Results Indicating Knowledge Gaps

by Dentsply Sirona

Marking the first anniversary of its sustainability strategy ‘BEYOND: Taking Action for a Brighter World’, Dentsply Sirona launches its Sustainability Educational Curriculum to help dentists make their own practices more sustainable. Sustainability in dentistry is now a key challenge for

September 12, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneDentistryEditorial

Behind Every Hurricane is a Rainbow

by Lisa Philp RDH

A rainbow has arrived – no more fallow time! For years, dentistry has weathered the pandemic storm (“Hurricane”) of shut-down, isolation, cabin fever, new normal and re-build. It experienced waves of shock, fear, worry, paralysis, confusion, conflict, loss and change.

September 12, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistry

Keep Patients and Profits In-house with DGShape Chairside Milling

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

A look into my music room will always find equipment from Roland – a trusted leader in the music industry – that manufactures keyboards, amplifiers, synthesizers and other precision music technology. I’m thrilled to report that Roland’s sister company, Roland

September 12, 2022 News DentistryNews

FDI World Dental Federation Launches Toolkit on How to Make Dentistry More Sustainable

by FDI World Dental Federation

Dental practices can use the tools as a guide to make their work more environmentally sustainable and by tracking progress they can achieve recognition awards for their efforts. FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) today launched a Toolkit for Sustainable Dentistry,

September 12, 2022 News Dental CareDentistryNews

‘Stop-gap’ Funding Foreshadows Possible Concerns with Federal Dental Plan, Association Says

by CBC

The Ontario Dental Association is raising concerns about the early details that have emerged about the proposed federal dental care program, even as it supports the overall goal of funding dental work for millions of Canadians. “Right now, it’s not a dental plan,” said

September 12, 2022 News Dental amalgamDentistryNews

Different Physical Stressors Cause Mercury To Be Released from Dental Amalgam Fillings

by Bite Magazine

The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is raising awareness of a systematic review indicating a wide variety of common activities significantly accelerates the release of mercury from amalgam dental fillings. The results of the study—published in the Journal of

September 9, 2022 News DentistryNews

As Part of Ottawa’s New Affordability Package, the Interim Dental Care Plan Pays Up to $650 Per Child

by Canada Today

Families with young children are entitled to checks worth up to $650 per child under an interim version of the Liberal government’s new dental care plan, which it agreed to implement under a parliamentary agreement with the NDP. Two sources

September 8, 2022 News DentistryNews

Ottawa to Announce Details of Dental-care Plan for Low-income Families, Sources Say

by CBC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce new measures to tackle inflation, including details of a plan for dental care for low-income families, a one-time benefit for low-income renters and a temporary boost to the GST credit — all part of a plan

September 7, 2022 News DentistryNews

TempStars Delivers $22 Million in Revenue to Dental Offices

by TempStars

TempStars, North America’s largest and most respected dental temping and hiring service, announced that since its founding it has helped dental offices create more than $22 million in revenue. Along the way, the company has partnered with more than 6,000

September 6, 2022 Video Dental VideoDentistryOral Health

Weekly Wisdom: The Management of Broken Root Tips

by Oral Health

  In this episode of Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Ramez Salti discusses when you may come across broken root tips and how to manage them.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to

September 6, 2022 News DentistryNews

Ministers to Make it Easier for Foreign Nurses and Dentists to Work in NHS

by The Guardian

Ministers will introduce legislation as soon as parliament returns on Monday to tackle the NHS’s worsening staffing crisis by making it easier for overseas nurses and dentists to work in the UK. The move is part of a drive by