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August 30, 2021 News DentistryNews

Tooth Loss Fears in Wales Over Dentist Check-Up Delays

by BBC

People could lose teeth unless Covid rules in Wales are eased to allow more to get check-ups, leading dentists have warned. The British Dental Association said it wants rules for dentists relaxed now most of Wales’ Covid rules have eased. Russell

August 30, 2021 News DentistryNews

Gift From dentalcorp to Support Critical Skills Shortage

by dentalcorp

With shortages of Certified Dental Assistants (CDAs) across Canada, dentalcorp is investing in a local solution with a gift to the Our Students, Your Health campaign. Canada’s leading and fastest-growing network of dental practices, dentalcorp is giving $35,000 in support

August 27, 2021 News DentistryNewsPediatric dentistry

ADASRI, External Collaborators Awarded $3.5M Grant to Map Cells in Pediatric Respiratory Tissues

by ADA

The American Dental Association Science & Research Institute, together with other U.S. and international collaborators, has been awarded a three-year, $3.5 million grant to create a cell atlas of the nose, mouth and airways from birth through adolescence. The research

August 27, 2021 News DentistryNews

Vancouver Police Recover $12,000 in Dental Gold in ‘Strange and Puzzling Case’

by Global News

Vancouver police have recovered $12,000 worth of gold teeth. The stash of dental gold includes fillings, caps, and bridges recovered by officers in June. “This is a strange and puzzling case, unlike anything our investigators have seen in a long

August 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Partners with VA to Provide Dental Care to Veterans

by NYU College of Dentistry

Pilot Program Will Increase Access to Affordable Care for U.S. Veterans New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has been selected by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement its new initiative, Veterans Oral Care Access Resource

August 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

NIH Awards $2.3M Grant to ADA Science & Research Institute, in Collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, to Study Oral Mucosa

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association Science & Research Institute (ADASRI), together with the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, will examine the mechanisms that maintain and disrupt the barrier function of oral tissues in the presence of periodontal disease, commonly

August 24, 2021 Video Dental VideoDentistryEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Anaesthetising the “Hot” Tooth

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom, Dr Gary Glassman talks about the most difficult tooth to get numb, the lower second molar that exhibits irreversible pulpitis.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered

August 24, 2021 News DentistryNews

All Scots Under Age of 26 Now Entitled to Free Dental Care

by PA Media

About 600,000 young Scots can now get dental care free of charge, the Scottish Government has announced, as ministers pledged more cash to help the sector recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Dentists are to receive a further

August 24, 2021 News DentistryNews

Increases to Eligibility Limits Give More Seniors a Reason to Smile

by Kawartha Lakes This Week

More seniors in the Kawartha Lakes and Northumberland areas are now eligible to access free dental care, thanks to recently announced new income limits. The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is promoting new income limits that increase eligibility

August 23, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

SNIWWOC is Launching a Free Mobile Dental Hygiene Clinic for Low-Income BIPOC Women and Their Children

by Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour

The Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour (SNIWWOC), in collaboration with Khalsa Aid Canada and Wheely Clean, is breaking down financial barriers to oral healthcare. Always focussed on holistic healthcare program delivery for racialized women, SNIWWOC strives

August 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Plan to Add Dental Care to U.S. Medicare is a Game-Changer for Seniors

by Financial Post

Almost half of Americans enrolled in Medicare did not visit a dentist in 2018. That is a problem that goes far beyond having white teeth or a beautiful smile – poor dental care can exacerbate serious chronic medical conditions, such

August 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Announces New $1 Billion Credit Facility

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental and medical practitioners, today announced that it has amended its revolving credit facility, including an increase in the maximum borrowing amount from

August 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Celebrating the Next Generation of Dental Professionals: Dentsply Sirona and the AADR Honor Student Researchers with the 2021 SCADA Awards

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) congratulate the winners of the 2021 Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application Awards (SCADA) program. Dental students participated in the virtual competition and awards ceremony as part

August 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

Erania Brackett Appointed Chief Marketing Officer of Dentsply Sirona

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, has appointed Erania Brackett Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) as of August 16, 2021. She is based at the Company’s headquarters in Charlotte, NC. “On behalf

August 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

RevenueWell Launches New Phone System Specifically Designed for Dental Practices

by RevenueWell 

System delivers advanced features and intuitive interface to connect voice, text, email, fax and video, all tied to the existing practice phone number  RevenueWell announced the release of RevenueWell Phone, a proprietary new VoIP phone and text messaging system designed

August 17, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dentistry Researcher Shows Effects of Teeth-Whitening Exposure on Dental Cells Viability

by Rachel Boutet, University of Toronto

A study led by U of T Dentistry associate professor Laurent Bozec has shown a breakthrough in understanding the effects of teeth-whitening exposure on dental cells viability. The Faculty’s distinguished professor Boris Hinz was also a contributor to the research. The study, which was

August 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

ASC Finds Inventor of Dental Drill Defrauded Investors

by James Langton, Advisor's Edge

The promise of a quieter dental drill may have lured investors, but the pitch was ultimately a fraud, an Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) panel has ruled. An ASC hearing panel issued a decision, which concluded that New Wave Innovations Ltd.

August 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Victoria Dental Clinic Offers Recycling to Keep Toothbrushes Out of Landfill

by Victoria News

Residents can recycle old toothbrushes with ease thanks to a Victoria dental clinic. Viva Dental provides a drop-off spot for oral care products to be recycled through a partnership between TerraCycle and P&G, the company that makes Crest and Oral

August 16, 2021 News DentistryNews

Doctors and Dentists Awarded 3% Pay Rise in Scotland

by BBC

The Scottish government said the award was in recognition of efforts made during the pandemic and made them “the best paid in the UK”. The pay rise will be backdated to 1 April 2021. The BMA said it was a

August 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

123Dentist Awards 15K in Scholarships to CDI College Dental Graduates

by CDI College

123Dentist – a community dentist network – presented a number of completion scholarships to CDI College graduates from the Dental Assisting and Dental Receptionist programs during an awards luncheon on August 9, 2021. $15,000 worth of scholarships were awarded to twelve CDI College graduates