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December 19, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Surgery

New Stem Cell Delivery Regenerates Dental Pulp-Like Tissue

by Tufts University

When a tooth is damaged, either by severe decay or trauma, the living tissues that comprise the sensitive inner dental pulp become exposed and vulnerable to harmful bacteria. Once infection takes hold, few treatment options–primarily root canals or tooth extraction–are

December 19, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

New Associate Dean Named at the UB School of Dental Medicine

by Oral Health

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has named Frank Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, as associate dean for faculty and professional development, and appointed Richard Scott Conley, DMD, as the new chair of the Department of Orthodontics. In his new

December 14, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryNewsOral Health

Dr. Esther Wilkins, “Godmother of Dental Hygiene,” has Passed Away

by Mike Carraggi, Patch National

Dr. Esther Wilkins, a Chelmsford native and longtime professor at Tufts University who was known as the “godmother of dental hygiene” as one of the world’s foremost experts in the field, died Monday. She turned 100 just three days prior.

December 6, 2016 News DentistryNewsPeriodontics

Periodontics Professor Receives the Gift of a Scholarship This Season

by Oral Health

Tis the season when thoughts turn towards giving back and making a difference in the lives of others. With that in mind, Carestream Dental, along with the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Foundation, is pleased to give one very deserving

December 6, 2016 News DentistryNewsPractice Operations

Workplace Diversity a Major Problem in Dentistry

by Scott Maier, UCSF

Underrepresented minority dentists represent a smaller percentage of the dental workforce and are unevenly distributed in relation to minority populations in the United States, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco and the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Dental

December 6, 2016 News DentistryNewsPeriodontics

World-First Dental Vaccine for Periodontitis Validated by Research

by News Medical

A world-first vaccine developed by Melbourne scientists, which could eliminate or at least reduce the need for surgery and antibiotics for severe gum disease, has been validated by research published this weekend in a leading international journal. A team of

December 2, 2016 Feature DentistryEditorialOral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Heroic Dentistry – Courage or Folly?

by Dr. Fay Goldstep

Every day we come to the rescue of our patients by taking them out of pain, combating the results of an accident, reversing the ravages of time or simply getting them ready for a special day in their lives. We

December 1, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Health

3M, Dentsply and Kerr Lead Dental Market as Market Continues to Grow

by Marketwired

According to a new series of reports on the U.S. market for dental materials by iData Research (www.idataresearch.com), the market is projected to experience modest growth over the next several years, largely limited by the emergence of intraoral scanners. As

November 30, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryNewsPublic Health

Dyson Creating Toothbrush with Water Jets to Improve Dental Hygiene

by Owen Hughes, International Business Times

After revolutionising the design of vacuum cleaners, hair-dryers and standing fans, Dyson could now be looking to conquer the dental hygiene market. The British tech company has filed patents for a new electric toothbrush with built-in water jets capable of

November 23, 2016 Feature DentistryEditorialOral HealthProsthodontics

The Rule of 3 “P”s

by Dr. Mark H. E. Lin

As a long time devout Christian, I have listened to many inspiring sermons by numerous Pastors over the years. One particular Pastor’s sermon style stands out in my mind with a transferrable concept that is very practical and relative to

November 23, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

Henry Schein Featuring New Solutions at Greater New York Dental Meeting

by Oral Health

Henry Schein, Inc. today announced a range of new solutions and events, to be featured during the Greater New York Dental Meeting, designed to help oral health professionals operate a more productive practice and more efficiently provide care to patients.

November 22, 2016 News DentistryMaterials & TechnologyNews

Henry Schein: Exclusive Cyber Monday Deals! One Day Only

by Oral Health

Henry Schein will be offering exclusive online deals for this year’s “Cyber Monday”, taking place on Monday, November 28, 2016. This aggressive, one- day-only sale will include merchandise deals encompassing many of the industry’s most popular brands. In addition to

November 22, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Majority of Nursing Home Patients Found to Deny Dental Services

by University at Buffalo

Nearly 90 percent of patients at long-term care facilities don’t take advantage of dental services, even when they are free, a recent study by University at Buffalo researchers has found. The research, published last month in Special Care in Dentistry,

November 18, 2016 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

33rd AACD Scientific Session to Include Captivating General Session Speakers

by Oral Health

The 33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session will take place April 18-21, 2017, at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino and will include three dynamic general sessions from acclaimed speakers Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, Doug Hanson and Dr. Jackie Freiberg.  

November 15, 2016 News AnnouncementDental TechnologyDentistryNews

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. has Moved Their Dental Technology to China

by Oral Health

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LMD) has announced the availability of the VELscope Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System in China, marking the expansion of its technology to a key emerging market in one of the world’s

November 14, 2016 Video Dental FAQDentistryEditorialImplantology

FAQ #8: Screws vs Cement

by Oral Health

Click to watch more Dental FAQ videos. With implants comes a decision: screws or cement? In the eighth instalment of the FAQ videos Dr. Mark Lin discusses each option, including their advantages and disadvantages. Dr. Mark Lin has given numerous

November 4, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

NuSmile Acquires MTA Manufacturer Avalon Biomed

by Oral Health

NuSmile Ltd. today announced its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Avalon Biomed Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) products. Avalon Biomed Inc. was founded in 2011 by Carolyn Primus, PhD, who

November 2, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPractice Operations

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy New Way to Reduce Children’s Dental Anxiety

by News Medical

The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an article titled “Development and Testing of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Resource for Children’s Dental Anxiety” in the OnlineFirst portion of JDR Clinical & Translational Research. In this study,

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticePractice Operations

Office Design: Movin’ On Up

by Oral Health

Three years ago, Dr. Vesna Borovac acquired the practice of Dr. Nicolas Kemp in the updscale Bloor-Bay Street area in Toronto. Having become comfortable in her recently attained space and operation, she was unexpectedly faced with a seemingly daunting task:

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Cellerant ‘Best of Class’ Technology Awards: Looking to 2017 and Beyond

by Oral Health

The live presentation to 2015 award winners at the American Dental Association’s annual session in October marked the end of a transition year for the industry’s most prestigious honor for dental companies. The Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award, formerly