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December 4, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dr. Walter Siqueira Receives SHRF Excellence Award

by University of Saskatchewan

At the 2020 Santé Awards Dr. Walter Siqueira (DDS, PhD), full professor and associate dean, academic, in the College of Dentistry, received an Excellence Award for the Top Establishment Grant: Biomedical. The Excellence Awards recognize the top-ranked applications in the

December 3, 2020 News DentistryNews

Webinar on VoiceWorks by Karen Davis, RDH

by Oral Science

Oral Science is pleased to announce that it will host, in collaboration with Karen Davis (RDH), a second live webinar specifically on the VoiceWorks voice-controlled perio charting system: Dental Hygienists Repairing the Periodontal Foundation: An Unanticipated Return on Investment. This

December 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

A Message from the President of the Canadian Dental Association

by Canadian Dental Association

The Canadian Dental Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Joel Neal to the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Dental Association effective November 28, 2020. Since June 2020, Joel has served as

December 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Regulations Relating to the Interim Order Respecting the Importation and Sale of Medical Devices for Use in Relation to COVID-19 Beyond March 2021

by Government of Canada

The purpose of this letter is to provide a high-level overview of the proposed new interim order and proposed transition regulations being developed by Health Canada. Background The Interim Order respecting the importation and sale of medical devices for use

December 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Summary of CDC Guidance for Dental Services

by CDC

CDC has released Considerations for School Sealant Programs During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic. School Sealant Programs (SSPs) are a highly effective way to provide preventive oral health services to children who are at greater risk for developing cavities and less likely

December 1, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

New Business Education Club for Dental Students Debuted with Online Seminar

by Schulich Medicine and Dentistry

A new student-run organization at Schulich Dentistry is creating a space for dental students to learn about business and entrepreneurship opportunities within their future profession. The Dental Entrepreneurship, Business and Innovation (DEBI) club has been active on social media since

December 1, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

dentalcorp Leads the Industry in Care by Putting Canadian COVID Concerns at Ease

by dentalcorp

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the vast majority of dental practices in Canada were ordered to close. Despite being widely declared as safe for several months now, many are still reluctant to visit the dentist. In fact, only

December 1, 2020 News DentistryNews

When Coronavirus Vaccines are Ready, Dentists, Optometrists May Give Shots

by NBC News

With multiple Covid-19 vaccines rapidly heading toward approval, optometrists and dentists are pushing for the authority to immunize patients during routine eye exams and dental cleanings. These medical professionals say their help will be needed to distribute the vaccines to millions of

November 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Announces Virtual Presence at Greater New York Dental Meeting Focused on 3D Imaging, 3D Printing, and CAD/CAM Solutions

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced its virtual presence at the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM), featuring dedicated booths for 3D imaging, 3D printing, and CAD/CAM solutions. In lieu of a physical event as a result of COVID-19,

November 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

Green Shield Canada to Transform Canadian Public Health with $6.15-Million Gift to Faculty of Dentistry

by University of Toronto

A $6.15 million gift made by Green Shield Canada (GSC) to the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry – the largest single donation to dental public health research in Canadian history – is poised to transform dental public health research and policy development in Canada.

November 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona is Celebrating 35 Years of CEREC: Innovative Technology for Excellent Results

by Dentsply Sirona

The market launch of CEREC in 1985 marked the beginning of digitalization in dentistry. Dentsply Sirona was the first company in the world to recognize the revolutionary significance of CAD/CAM technology for modern dental treatment and make it widely available

November 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

TIME TO SWITCH: Aerosol Reduction with the Flip of a Switch.

by NSK

NEW Ti-Max Z95L Instantly switch between Water Spray or Water Jet at the flip of a switch with the world’s first two-way spray technology. When extra safety is needed, just the Water Jet provides maximum protection while continuing to offer

November 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

British Dentists Feel Suicidal Amid Soaring Pressures as Whitehall ‘Turns a Blind Eye’ to the Crisis

by Tom Cotterill, The News

‘Broken’ dentists are being overwhelmed by stress and struggling to hit crippling patient targets – even before the coronavirus pandemic brought widespread disruption to the industry. A shock study by the British Dental Association (BDA), which represents dentists, has found

November 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

Virtual Dentsply Sirona World: Exciting Program with Motivating Speakers and Inspirational Solutions for Efficient Workflows

by Dentsply Sirona

Exceptional circumstances require exceptional changes: Dentsply Sirona World, the ‘Ultimate Dental Meeting’, took place completely online from November 13 to 20. More than 4,500 dentists, dental technicians and practice teams registered for the over 70 courses in almost all practice-related

November 23, 2020 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: New Regional Restrictions


The Government of Ontario has announced important changes to its COVID-19 Response Framework. Among those changes is the decision to move Toronto and Peel Region into the Grey, or “Lockdown” category, effective Monday November 23rd at 12:01 am.  “Lockdown” is the most

November 23, 2020 News DentistryNews

ADA Urges CDC to Include Dentists in COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

by ADA News

The ADA is asking the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to incorporate dentists into its framework for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. In a Nov. 20 letter to the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, ADA President Daniel J. Klemmedson, D.D.S., M.D.,

November 20, 2020 News DentistryNews

Nova Scotia Dentist’s License Suspended After Alleged Misconduct Spanning Almost 50 Years

by CBC

A Halifax-area dentist facing hundreds of accusations of professional misconduct spanning decades, including using excessive force while treating children, has had his licence suspended indefinitely. The Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia said it convened an emergency meeting of its complaints committee

November 20, 2020 News DentistryNews

Voiceworks – Webinar by Dr. Samuel B. Low

by Oral Science

Oral Science is pleased to announce that it will host, in collaboration with Dr. Samuel B. Low, a new live webinar specifically on the VoiceWorks voice-controlled perio charting system. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1st from 8 to

November 17, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Alliance For a Cavity Free Future Now Receiving Applications for 2020-21 Grants

by ADA News

The Canada-U.S. chapter of the Alliance for a Cavity Free Future is now accepting applications for grants to help fund interprofessional projects that positively impact the oral health of pregnant women and children under 6. The annual grant program, backed by the

November 16, 2020 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: Changes to Thresholds


The Government of Ontario today revised the thresholds in its COVID-19 Response Framework. In some areas local public health units are imposing additional measures. As a result, there have been changes to which public health areas are affected by more