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October 14, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryNewsOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence in Dental Hygiene

by Oral Health

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize nine leaders in oral health for their outstanding contributions to the dental hygiene profession, the national association, research, and knowledge translation. “Our 2016 award winners have set high goals and

October 13, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPublic Health

Ontario at Odds Over Fluoridation of Water in Municipalities

by Dalson Chen, Windsor Star

The provincial government may want to prevent municipalities from removing fluoride from their water supplies — but that doesn’t mean much for fluoride-free Windsor. Last week, the Ontario legislature passed a non-binding motion that would “remove the portions of the Ontario Municipal Act

October 11, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthResearch

Dr. Les Kalman Awarded Community Service Award

by Oral Health

Dr. Les Kalman has made a significant contribution to Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and serves as a strong role model for all Schulich Dentistry students. His sincerity for helping less fortunate patients demonstrated through the Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS)

October 11, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

MedShare Sends Medical Supplies to Countries Hit by Hurricane Matthew

by Oral Health

MedShare, an international humanitarian aid organization, began disaster response preparation after Hurricane Matthew hit ground in Haiti last Tuesday. The organization has a long history with healthcare facilities in the region and has sent more than 120 shipments of medical

October 7, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthPeriodontics

Sunstar Pledges $250,000 to AAP for Innovative Periodontitis Research

by Oral Health

Sunstar Americas recently announced that it has pledged $250,000 to the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) for a series of research grants to be awarded over a three-year period beginning in 2017. The first Sunstar Innovation Grant will award $30,000

October 4, 2016 Video Sponsored Dental TechnologyDentistryImplantologyOral HealthOral Surgery

Paid Inliant: Visual | Real-time | Accurate

by Oral Health

Inliant Clinical provides surgeons with visual, real-time, and accurate guidance over patient CT images during implant surgery – helping surgeons drill free hand to a pre planned angle and depth with sub-millimetre accuracy. The cartless system, which integrates seamlessly into

October 4, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

California Dental Association Puts Sugar and Dentists in the Spotlight

by Oral Health

The October issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association puts sugar in the spotlight and is designed to encourage dentists to consider their part in the latest movement to curb nutrition-related chronic disease. “Shining a spotlight on added-sugar

October 4, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNewsOral Surgery

Dentsply Sirona Laser Days: International exchange on modern laser dentistry

by Oral Health

Dental lasers enhance comfort and versatility in dental treatment. At this year’s third annual “Laser Days,” Dentsply Sirona again offered 52 international laser users and scientists from 21 countries an ideal platform for exchanging ideas and experiences. Besides offering various

October 3, 2016 Video Sponsored DentistryImplantologyOral HealthOral Surgery

Paid T.I.D.E Implant Complications and Innovations Symposium

by Oral Health

We are proud to announce our first annual Implant Complications & Innovations Symposium – June 2-3, 2017 Visit now to register and take advantage of the early bird discount! https://tideinc.ca/implant-symposium/

September 28, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

UPDATE: 22 Children Infected After Root Canal Procedures in Anaheim

by Courtney Perkes, The Orange County Register

Pediatric dental infections contracted at an Anaheim clinic increased to 22 on Tuesday, as Children’s Dental Group said most of the 500 children who underwent root canals there have been examined for signs of illness. The Orange County Health Care

September 28, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Tooth Decay Growth has Dentists in Moncton Urging for Return of Fluoride

by Suzanne Lapointe, CBC News

Dentists are urging Moncton to resume putting fluoride in its water after its five-year moratorium on the practice expires on Dec. 31. Suzanne Drapeau-McNally of the New Brunswick Dental Association says “a tremendous change” has occurred in the level of

September 28, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Fillings Equal Mercury Exposure

by ScienceDaily

Dental surface restorations composed of dental amalgam, a mixture of mercury, silver, tin and other metals, significantly contribute to prolonged mercury levels in the body, according to new research from the University of Georgia’s department of environmental health science in

September 26, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral Health

UK Dentist Finds Filling Material That Helps Repair Tooth Decay

by News Medical

The first data on dental fillings that can actively repair tooth decay is presented by Professor Robert Hill. Professor Hill is Chair of Physical Sciences at the Institute of Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London and co-founder and director

September 26, 2016 News Dental OfficeDentistryMarketing strategiesOffice ManagementWebsites

Create Thought Leadership in Dentistry

by Oral Health

One of the key attributes that can distinguish your dental marketing approach from other competitors is thought leadership. When patients search for a local dentist online, they are not only looking for credentials of competence, but also for authority and

September 23, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral Health

New Protein Drug Could Fight Oral Diseases Including Caries

by Katherine Unger Baillie, Phys.org

Protein drugs, which derive from biological sources, represent some of the most important and effective biopharmaceuticals on the market. Some, like insulin, have been used for decades, while many more based on cloned genes are coming to market and are

September 22, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthOral SurgeryPreventive Dentistry

Removing Symptom-Free Wisdom Teeth Isn’t Always Necessary

by Kathryn Doyle, The Globe and Mail

Although removal of wisdom teeth is very common, there are no studies that show a benefit to taking them out when they are not causing pain or other problems, according to a new review of existing research. Third molars, or

September 21, 2016 News AnesthesiologyDentistryNewsOral Health

ADA Guidelines Surrounding Sedation Dentistry to be Examined

by Yahoo! Finance

Dentists and their team members throughout the country are invited to participate in an informative, live Town Hall teleconference ahead of the upcoming American Dental Association Annual Meeting in Denver. The Town Hall is being organized and will be hosted

September 21, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNewsOral HealthOral Surgery

3D Systems is Making Full Jaw Reconstruction a One Day Job

by Stockhouse News

3D Systems announced today the launch of Jaw in a Day®, the latest addition to its VSP® (Virtual Surgical Planning) Reconstruction product line. Enabled by 3D Systems’ healthcare expertise and proprietary digital-to-physical workflow, this patient-specific process enables surgeons to perform

September 20, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDentistryEditorialOral Health

Dropping the ‘F Bomb’ …Again

by Catherine Wilson

Fluoridation is useless for low-income children, US federal data shows. Now please keep in mind the source, the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation (NYSCOF) Inc. Having said that, Center for Disease Control (CDC) 2011/2012 statistics reveal that low

September 20, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryOral Health

The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain Announces Canadian as New President

by Oral Health

At the AACP’s 31st Annual International Clinical Symposium, Dr. Dennis Marangos, DDS was elected President-Elect of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, the first Canadian to have this honor. The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain is an organization committed to the relief of