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July 8, 2022 News DentistryNews

Weave Launches The Happy Practice Playbook Podcast to Drive Insights to Dental Offices

by Weave

Weave (NYSE: WEAV), the all-in-one customer communication platform for small business, has launched a podcast for dental offices and their staff to drive in-depth conversations around how to build and maintain a happy practice. As staffing shortages continue to plague

July 8, 2022 News DentistryNews

Ontario Plans for Portable Benefits, Talks Next Steps on Sick Days: Labour Minister

by Holly McKenzie-Sutter, The Canadian Press

Ontario is committing to offering “portable benefits” for workers, the returning labour minister says, and is mulling next steps for a soon-to-expire sick leave program. In an interview with The Canadian Press on Thursday, Monte McNaughton discussed labour plans for

July 7, 2022 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Completes Acquisition of Condor Dental

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Condor Dental Research Company SA (Condor Dental), a dental distribution company that serves

July 7, 2022 News DentistryNews

Regulation Change – Healing Arts and Radiation Protection Act (HARPA)


The Ministry of Health (MOH) has made a regulatory amendment to the Healing Arts and Radiation Protection Act (HARPA) to modernize the shielding methodology for x-ray installations. Dentists applying for an x-ray installation permit should be aware that they have

July 6, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentists Reduce Blood Pressure by Hypnosis on Patient with Hypertension

by TRTWorld

Dental care workers were able to lower the blood pressure of a patient with hypnosis before undertaking dental work under local anaesthesia. 47 percent of American adults (116 million) suffer from hypertension, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

July 5, 2022 News DentistryNews

Sonendo, Inc. Welcomes Joanne Lindberg as Vice President of Sales, North America

by Toronto Sun

Sonendo, Inc. (NYSE: SONX), a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced the appointment of Joanne Lindberg as Vice President of Sales, North America. As Sonendo continues to scale and further establish its leadership position

July 5, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentophobia Haunting Millions of Australian Adults and Leading Them to Put Their Own Children at Unnecessary Risk

by newcom.com.au

For Sally-Anne Blandshard, it was a bad reaction following a standard wisdom teeth removal procedure that sparked her dread towards visiting the dentist. While the procedure happened during her teenage years, Ms Blandshard’s fear, also known as dentophobia, persisted into

July 4, 2022 News DentistryNews

Align Technology Announces Collaboration with the European Aligner Society to Elevate Educational Standards in Orthodontic Aligner Therapy

by Align Technology

Align Technology, Inc (Nasdaq: ALGN), a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign® system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners®, and exocad® CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry, will announce a new collaboration with European

July 4, 2022 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: Revised Guidance


Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the RCDSO has focused on ensuring that the public receives safe and appropriate care and that dentists and their staff are able to practice safely. Since the late spring, the course of the COVID-19 pandemic has

June 27, 2022 News DentistryNews

Monitoring Monkeypox Cases in Ontario


The Ministry of Health Emergency Operations Center has asked the College to distribute this update regarding monkeypox in Ontario. Effective June 16, 2022, the monkeypox virus is designated a Disease of Public Health Significance under the Health Protection and Promotion

Radiographic Interpretation
June 24, 2022 Feature Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryRadiology

Reducing Noise in Dentistry: The Role of AI in Improving Radiographic Interpretation

by Michelle Budd, D.D.S, Patient Safety Consultant, dentalcorp; Julian Perez, J.D., Chief Legal Officer, dentalcorp

A patient emails 20 different dentists her recently taken full mouth series of x-rays, stating, “My previous dentist took these just before I moved to town. The move was sudden (work-related), so my dentist never had a chance to tell

June 24, 2022 News Continuing EducationDentistryNews

7th Annual Aruba Conference Announced February 2-4, 2023

by Clinical Research Dental

Clinical Research Dental is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Aruba Dental Conference, February 2-4, 2023, hosted at the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino. The Aruba Dental Conference is open to all dental professionals with an interest in

June 24, 2022 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Allied Dental Education Programs Enrollment Sees Declines

by ADA News

Enrollment for dental hygiene and dental assisting programs declined from pre-pandemic levels in 2021-22, and the decline in dental assisting programs started prior to the onset of the pandemic, according to a new report from the ADA Health Policy Institute.

June 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

Taking the Guesswork Out of Dental Care with Artificial Intelligence

by MIT News

“Dentists are doing a great job given all the things they have to deal with,” says Wardah Inam SM ’13, PhD ’16. Inam is the co-founder of Overjet, a company using artificial intelligence to analyze and annotate X-rays for dentists

June 23, 2022 News DentistryNews

Student Research Excellence Lauded at Dentistry Research Day

by UM Today News

Students focusing on infection, workflow and dental implants were recently announced as winners of the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s annual Research Day. The 2022 competition was held in conjunction with the Manitoba Dental Association’s annual convention in April. Fifteen

June 23, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Awarded $1.5 Million to Prepare Dental Students to Care for Underserved Populations

by NYU College of Dentistry

HRSA Grant Will Support Training for Dental and Dental Hygiene Students to Provide Oral Health Services for People with Disabilities, Expectant Mothers NYU College of Dentistry has received a nearly $1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration

June 23, 2022 News DentistryNews

European Federation of Periodontology Recognizes Top Innovators

by The European Federation of Periodontology

The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) has announced the recipients of the first ever EFP Innovation Award for Digital Solutions for Gum Health supported by GSK. The award will be conferred every year to three projects on digital innovations aimed

June 22, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

Among First-year Dental Students, Women See Highest Rate of Enrollment

by ADA

Women made up 56% of first-year dental students in 2021 — the highest rate ever, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute, which studied the latest changes in demographics of first-year dental students in the Commission on Dental Accreditation’s Survey

June 22, 2022 News DentistryNews

New Interim Dean Announced at U of T Faculty of Dentistry

by University of Toronto

An alumna from the class of 8T5 will step in as the Faculty of Dentistry’s first female dean as we prepare to welcome Laura Tam for a one-year term. Dean Daniel Haas 7T9, 8T8 PhD wraps up his decade long

June 21, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dental Community Responds to Refugee Crisis in Eastern Europe

by ADA

After learning of dire needs in Ukraine, the ADA and ADA Foundation are lending support by publicizing humanitarian efforts of the dental community across the U.S. and stepping in with contributions to the Ukraine Dental Association. Letters sent by ADA