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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

July 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

Past-Year Dental Visits More Frequent in Urban Versus Rural Areas

by Medical Express

Nearly two-thirds of adults have had a dental visit within the past 12 months, according to a July data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Amy E. Cha, Ph.D., and

July 7, 2021 News BlogsDentistryPractice management

Common Things Dentists Forget When Planning Their Retirement

by Jordan Schaffran, Silver Cedar Wealth Management

It is important to thoroughly plan for retirement; any mistakes can mean you run out of money in what should be a peaceful, carefree time. There are a number of things dentists can take into account when retirement planning: unexpected

July 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Study Shows Forming A Simple Smile Tricks Your Mind Into A Positive Workday Mood

by Bryan Robinson, Ph.D., Forbes

“Smile and the world smiles with you, cry and you cry alone,” goes the song. For decades, singers have crooned about the power of smiling to make you feel better. With the pandemic and increases of anxiety and depression, smiling

July 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

First-Generation Immigrant Defies Odds to Fill Inclusive Dental Care Gap in Halifax

by Nebal Snan, Saltwire

It’s not everyday that a recently graduated dentist gets the opportunity to build a dental clinic from scratch. What seemed like a far-fetched dream for Dr. Ayman Awad, who received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Dalhousie University in

July 5, 2021 News Dental StudentsDentistryNew gradsNews

Dental Student Graduates in Drag in Viral Video

by Temple University

Empowered by his eagerness to embrace any experience and his willingness to break some unwritten rules, Jacob Dockery, DEN ’21, refused to let his graduation from the Kornberg School of Dentistry be anything typical. Once his name was called, his

July 2, 2021 News DentistryNews

Easy and Economical Zirconia Cementation

by Ivoclar Vivadent

ZirCAD® Cement is a new high performance resin modified glass ionomer cement designed for everyday use, and ideal for high-strength zirconia and metal-based restorations. ZirCAD Cement allows the clinician to deliver predictable cementation results case after case with its easy