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June 30, 2020 News DentistryNews

AAPD, AAPD Foundation, and Henry Schein to Help Enhance Access to Dental Care for Children by Providing PPE to AAPD Members

by AAPD

In the largest single commitment in its 33-year history, the AAPD Foundation has allocated up to $1.6 million to provide all AAPD members with one 50-count box supply of KN95 masks, in a joint collaboration between the Foundation and the

June 29, 2020 News DentistryNews

Oral Science Accelerates Plans for U.S. Retail Expansion After Fruitful ECRM Conference

by Oral Science, Cision

Dental health innovator, Oral Science is looking to further their retail expansion into the United States following a successful round of interviews at last month’s ECRM conference. The Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) Conference enables both established and up-and-coming brands to meet

June 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

UB Dental Students 3D Print Free Face Shields For Local Dentists

by The University at Buffalo

A team of University at Buffalo dental students are using 3D printers to supply UB and Western New York dentists with much-needed protective equipment as local practices return to providing oral health care. The students, working under the guidance of

June 25, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Health Product Advertising Incidents Related to COVID-19

by Government of Canada

COVID-19 is a new disease not previously identified in humans. Currently there is no vaccine or therapeutic product for COVID-19 that is authorized to treat or prevent the disease. The outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in a global review of

June 24, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NYU Dentistry Awarded $2 Million to Train Dentists to Treat People with Disabilities

by New York University

NYU College of Dentistry’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry has received a nearly $2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train dentists and other health professionals to provide oral health care to people with disabilities and

June 18, 2020 News DentistryNews

HuFriedyGroup Introduces New Online Resource Center to Help Dentists Bounce Back as Offices Reopen

by HuFriedyGroup

Product bundles and special offers, patient communication tools, ongoing education, and new comprehensive resource center facilitate infection prevention best practices HuFriedyGroup, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMD), and the global leader in infection prevention, instrument manufacturing, and instrument

June 17, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

After COVID Delays, London’s Low-Income Dental Clinic Eyes November Opening

by The London Free Press

Thrown some curveballs by the pandemic, the city’s first dental clinic for low-income Londoners is on track to open by year’s end, the project’s leader says. Demolition work for the planned dental office on the second floor of the Glen

June 16, 2020 News DentistryNews

Vancouver Dentist Describes COVID-19 Experience

by Marylene Vestergom

Several days after attending the Pacific Dental Conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre, dentist Dr. Nick Seddon started to feel unwell, and soon after, he heard reports of a COVID-19 case from the same event. An avid runner planning on qualifying for the Boston Marathon and

June 15, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

How’s the Economy Doing? Watch the Dentists

by The New York Times

Dentist offices tend to be stable businesses that stick around for decades, unlike restaurants that open and close frequently. Dentists earn a healthy salary — a median of $159,000 — and offer services with no clear substitute. If you need your teeth

June 15, 2020 News DentistryNews

Anthony Bihl Joins Sonendo® Board of Directors

by Sonendo

Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company, announced today the appointment of Anthony P. Bihl III to their Board of Directors. Anthony Bihl has extensive experience in a variety of leadership roles in the global medical device industry, in both private

June 15, 2020 News DentistryNews

Rising Cost of PPE Means Some Newfoundland and Labrador Dentists are Charging Patients an Extra Fee

by The Telegram

Dental offices across the province closed during the COVID-19 shutdown have been reopening their doors to the public this past week, but not everyone is smiling. As people return to visit their dentists for dental work put off during the

June 12, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

KN95 Respirators – Update on Actions Required

by Health Canada

As part of its ongoing surveillance and assessment of KN95 respirators that may not meet filtration standards, Health Canada has determined that KN95 Particle Respirators manufactured by the companies listed below do not meet the required standards for filtration or

June 11, 2020 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: A Note on RCDSO Guidance

by RCDSO

Senior RCDSO staff spoke with representatives of the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario this morning, June 10, 2020. The conversation was congenial and productive. We touched on the differences in current guidance to our respective membership and considered how

June 11, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Change is Coming to British Columbia’s Health Professional Regulatory Framework – Here is What is Being Proposed

by Siobhan McConnell, Gowling WLG

Changes appear to be on the horizon for BC’s health professional regulatory framework, and it could be significant. In March of 2018, the BC Minister of Health initiated an inquiry into the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia, as

June 10, 2020 News DentistryNews

Kitchener Man Reportedly Turned Away for Dental Service After Recovering From COVID-19

by CTV News

A man from Kitchener says he was turned away from his dental office after recovering from COVID-19. Greg Ross reportedly tested positive for the virus two months ago and was cleared by public health. He was told he wasn’t contagious

June 10, 2020 News DentistryNews

ADA Receives Masks From National Stockpile

by ADA News

The ADA has received 350,000 3M-made KN95 masks from the national stockpile that the Association is distributing to dentists working in states where personal protective equipment is in low supply. To secure the masks, ADA staff met with officials from

June 9, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Celebrating the Next Generation of Dental Professionals: Dentsply Sirona and the AADR Honor Talented Students with the 2020 SCADA Awards

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) congratulate the winners of the 2020 Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application Awards (SCADA) program. Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, the traditional competition and awards

June 8, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UB Spinoff OptiMed Technology Awarded Grant to Advance Medicinal Toothpaste

by The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and university spinoff OptiMed Technology were awarded a $50,000 manufacturing grant from the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund to accelerate the development of their products to the market. OptiMed Technology utilizes nanotechnology to

June 5, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Now Available – The New Normal: Practice Playbook!

by Transitions Group

The New Normal Practice Playbook will help prepare you for moving into the next phases of dentistry during the COVID-19 pandemic. The playbook includes the considerations, office policies and programs for effective occupational health and safety used to educate the dental

June 5, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Profluorid® Varnish Light and Great-Tasting White Transparent 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish

by VOCO America, Inc.

Profluorid® Varnish has been a success story since its introduction to the US market in 2009. With its low film thickness, subtle, great-tasting flavors and smooth feel, Profluorid Varnish quickly gained U.S. popularity and became one of the leading brands