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July 15, 2019 News DentistryNews

California To Pay Off $10.5M In Student Debt – Giving Poor Patients Greater Access To Dentists

by The Sacramento Bee

The state of California is paying off $10.5 million in student loans for 40 dentists who agree to ensure that 30 percent of their patient caseload is made up of Medi-Cal patients – among the state’s poorest and frailest residents. “Dentists with

July 15, 2019 News DentistryNews

Costa Rican Dentistry Students Create Device That Will Significantly Reduce Plastic Waste From Dental Use

by The Costa Rica Star

Four dentistry students of the University of Costa Rica came up with a solution to reduce plastic waste caused by dental saliva ejectors, which are currently discarded after just one use. The students, Nicole Miranda, Maria Francinie Guevara, Yulieth Segura

July 10, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Quip, An Instagram-Friendly Toothbrush Company, Is Going After The Dental Insurance Industry

by AdWeek

Instead of simply disrupting a category, direct-to-consumer brands are expanding into changing up entire industries. Two telemedicine direct-to-consumer brands—Ro and Keeps—started the first wave by offering men a different way to get a doctor’s consultation on uncomfortable health issues. Now,

July 10, 2019 News DentistryNews

Finding A Native American Dentist Is Rare; UB Dental Program Aims To Change That

by The University at Buffalo

Nearly 10,500 students applied to attend dental school in the U.S. this fall. Just 16 of those students are Native American, according to the American Dental Education Association. The Native American pre-dental student gateway program, an initiative between the University at

July 10, 2019 News DentistryNews

Burlington Dentist Leads Association

by Hamilton Spectator

A Burlington dentist has been appointed president of the Ontario Dental Association. Dr. Don Russell, who has practised dentistry in the area for more than 30 years, assumed the role this month. Russell became involved with the Ontario Dental Association

July 9, 2019 News DentistryNews

Tsawwassen Man Named To Order Of Canada For Work In Dental Field

by Delta Optimist

For his long-lasting contributions as a clinician, educator and historian in the field of dentistry, Tsawwassen’s Patrick Ralph Crawford is one of 83 new appointments to the Order of Canada. Known to his friends and family as Ralph, the 91-year-old

July 8, 2019 News BlogsDentistryFinancesGeneral PracticeOffice Management

Investing To Maximize Your Sales Value

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

There comes a time in the life of every dentist/owner when the moment to sell their practice is upon them. It can be a difficult decision. Your practice is “your baby”…your life’s work. For most, it will be their most

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryOral HealthProduct Report

Adhesion: Past, Present, And Future

by George Freedman, DDS, DiplABAD, FIADFE, FAACD; Adjunct Professor, Western University of Dental Medicine, Pomona CA

Bonding agents were tentatively introduced in the early 1970s. Since then, the evolution of adhesive techniques has transformed the scope of dental practice. Arguably, the high impact of bonded, appearance-transforming dental restoratives has propelled the dental profession into its greatest

July 2, 2019 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProduct Report

Technology In Minimally Invasive Dentistry

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Technology is changing the way we live and work, improving our lives. Smart phones and watches keep us connected to the world, monitor our heart rates, detect and alert atrial fibrillation, check glucose levels, count our steps, record our hours

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryImplantologyOral HealthOral SurgeryProduct Report

Dynamic Navigation: Predictable Implant Placement In Close Proximity To Sinus Floor

by Jim Yeganegi, BSc, DMD

The goal of the implant surgeon is to place an implant in the ideal position, that will support a prosthesis with the best long-term prognosis, while managing important anatomical landmarks. With the aid of Cone Beam CT scans the implant

July 2, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDental CareDentistryOral HealthProduct ReportRestorative Dentistry

Totally Simplified Colour Matching: Single Shade Direct Composite

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS, FAGD, FADI, FACD, FIADE, FASDA Diplomat, American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry

Placing tooth colored direct composite restorations is a clinical challenge for even the most experienced clinician. Aside from the technique sensitivities involved in adhesive bonding, determining a shade (whether single or layered) that predictably and precisely matches the natural tooth

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryImplantologyOral HealthProduct Report

Colour Modifiers To Match An Odd Shade

by David V. Mazza, DDS, CAGS

Matching odd shades (particularly if they do not appear in shade guides) can be a challenging task for a dental professional. A skillful practitioner who is familiar with principles of colour (Value, Chroma, Hue and Translucency) and composite systems, colour

July 2, 2019 Feature DentistryOral HealthProduct Report

Direct Restorations In A Compromised Setting

by Mark I. Malterud, DDS, MAGD

We are tasked to help our patients attain a more desirable cosmetic outcome; often, there is a choice between direct and indirect procedures. Direct procedures are generally less invasive; the practitioner only needs to remove old restorations and any pathology

July 1, 2019 Feature DentistryOral Health

Paid 4 Tips To Ace The Interview

by Christy Theobald, Director of Talent at dentalcorp

Job interviews can be a significant source of stress and anxiety for many of us. And for good reason. In today’s competitive landscape, we’re often up against equally—if not more—qualified candidates and so, it becomes all the more important to

July 1, 2019 Feature DentistryHealth & HealingOverall HealthPractice management

Dentistry’s Suicide Dilemma

by Sue Jeffries RDH, BSDH

When will the loss of life due to suicide begin to decline? In 2018 the CDCA released a study which showed an increase in suicide rates in every state except Nevada. Don’t get too excited about moving to Nevada, she

June 28, 2019 News DentistryNews

Britt Baker On Balancing Her Jobs As Wrestler & Dentist

by SE Scoops

Current AEW wrestler Dr. Britt Baker who is a doctor by day and wrestler by night, talked about juggling both of her careers and how she manages to do it while speaking to Diva Dirt. Baker has studied behavioral medicine with

June 28, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NHS Wales: Dentists Warn Of ‘Access Crisis’

by BBC News

Only one in six dental practices in Wales are offering treatment to new adult patients on the NHS, according to research by the British Dental Association (BDA). It also found just over a quarter of 355 dental practices in the

June 28, 2019 News DentistryImplantologyNewsOral Health

Nobel Biocare Announces Breakthrough New Implant System In Madrid

by Nobel Biocare

For over 50 years, Nobel Biocare has been a pioneering force for implant dentistry. At the Global Symposium in Madrid, the company is now taking innovation to another level with the announcement of its Nobel Biocare N1™ implant system. Soon

June 28, 2019 News DentistryGeneral NewsNewsOral Health

Peloton Capital Makes First Major Investment, Taking A Stake In A National Chain Of Dental Offices

by Andrew Willis

Private equity fund Peloton Capital Management is investing $75-million in national chain 123Dentist Inc., the latest financial player to target dentistry as an industry that’s ripe for consolidation. Peloton, launched last November by veterans of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

June 27, 2019 News DentistryNews

FEFU Scientists Likely Found Way To Grow New Teeth For Patients

by Far Eastern Federal University

A group of histologists and dentists from School of Biomedicine, Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), teamed up with Russian and Japanese colleagues and found cells that are probably responsible for the formation of human dental tissue. Researchers propose to apply