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February 14, 2022 News Dental ProductDentistryNews

Curion, Formerly Bisco Canada, Unveils Exciting New Look and Leadership Team

by Curion

Dental industry leader Bisco Canada’s empowering new name and look are built on decades-long knowledge and partnership building. Today Bisco Canada announced it has rebranded as Curion. The new name and identity, stemming from the word “cura” meaning “to care”,

February 14, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentist Attacks ‘McDonald’s Approach’ to Scottish Dental Health Services

by The Times

A Scottish dentist has warned that NHS patients are being let down with a fast-food approach to oral care that is “cheap and quick” and storing up dental problems for millions who cannot afford private treatment. Douglas Thain said that

February 14, 2022 News DentistryNews

University of Toronto Dentistry Grad Preserves History of Underground Railroad

by My Science

Bryan Walls credits his training in dentistry at the University of Toronto with giving him the skills and stability to pursue his life’s passion: preserving the history of the Underground Railroad. Walls, who practised dentistry in Windsor, founded the John Freeman

February 11, 2022 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: “Gradual and Cautious Resumption of Services”


The Ministry of Health’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has clarified the recently revised Directive #2.  The Directive says that “non-urgent and non-emergent surgeries and procedures will cautiously and gradually resume in pediatric specialty hospitals and other settings such as private hospitals

February 10, 2022 News DentistryNews

Update on Vaccination Requirement for BC Health Professionals

by BC Gov News

In follow-up to the notice given to health professionals in October 2021, the provincial health officer is finalizing, in consultation with all health professional colleges, an order that requires all regulated health professionals to be vaccinated by March 24, 2022,

February 9, 2022 News DentistryNews

Halifax-Area Dentist Admits to Allowing Jail Guard to do Dental Surgery

by CBC

A Halifax-area dentist has admitted to allowing an unqualified person to perform dental surgery on an inmate from a Newfoundland jail. Louis Bourget’s admission is contained in an agreed statement of facts that formed part of a disciplinary decision by

February 8, 2022 News DentistryNewsPatients with disabilities

UCLA Dental Course Addresses Barriers Faced by Deaf Patients

by The Denver Channel

Going to the dentist can be an anxious experience for anyone, but even more daunting when there are communication barriers. Because of cultural and language barriers, people who are deaf or hard of hearing often lack access to efficient communication in

February 7, 2022 News DentistryNews

Why Dentists Across the U.S. are Prescribing Fewer Opioids

by Emily Mullin, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Opioids have routinely been prescribed to adults and children for dental procedures for decades, and dentists are among the top prescribers of the drugs after family physicians, responsible for an estimated 1 in 10 opioids in the United States. But prescriptions for

February 3, 2022 News DentistryNews

Staying Engaged: U of T Faculty of Dentistry Student Makes Community Volunteer Work a Priority

by U of T News

Despite her hectic schedule, University of Toronto student Marta Thorpe makes time to stay connected to the community through volunteering – and says she wouldn’t have it any other way. “It’s easy to get caught up in the idea of having limited

February 3, 2022 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Named to FORTUNE’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ List for 21st Consecutive Year

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Company Finished First in Its Industry for the Fourth Consecutive Year Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, announced today that it has been named to the FORTUNE®

February 1, 2022 News DentistryNews

The People So Terrified of Dentists That They Haven’t Been for Decades

by Daily Mail

Say the word “dentist” to Hazel Phillips and she might actually faint. She can’t see a dental procedure on TV without her heart pounding and her palms going clammy. Hazel even feels nervous watching adverts for toothpaste and avoids looking

February 1, 2022 News DentistryNews

Celebrate Dental Assistants Recognition Week in March

by ADA

The Council on Dental Practice is encouraging dentists and their teams to acknowledge the dedication and contributions of their dental assistants during Dental Assistants Recognition Week March 6-12. The theme for 2022 is Dental Assistants: Passionate About Our Patients, Dedicated

January 28, 2022 News DentistryNews

Pulpdent Awarded Two Patents for Stabilized Calcium Phosphate Molecule with Breakthrough Hydroxyapatite-Stimulating Properties

by Pulpdent

The patented molecule, a methacrylate-functionalized calcium phosphate, shatters the ceiling for bio-interactive materials in dentistry and ushers in new generation of highly esthetic bioactive materials Pulpdent, a leading dental researcher and manufacturer, has been awarded two patents by the United

January 28, 2022 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNews

Newly Patented Crysta Molecule Powers ACTIVA Presto, Pulpdent’s Latest Bioactive Restorative

by Pulpdent

Chemical technology allows for first-ever universal light-cure bioactive restorative with smile zone esthetics, also facilitates intimate hydroxyapatite bond between tooth and composite Pulpdent, a leading dental researcher and manufacturer, is pleased to announce that its newly patented Crysta MCP technology

January 28, 2022 News DentistryNews

Schulich Dentistry Set to Launch New Oral Health Community Outreach Pilot Project

by Jennifer Parraga, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Schulich Dentistry is preparing to launch a new experiential learning pilot project that will take fourth-year students off campus and into the community particularly to the equity seeking groups. Beginning this winter, a small group of students will be joining

January 26, 2022 News Dental VideoDentistryNews

Save the Date: Henry Schein Dental Presents THRIVELIVE in April 2022

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it plans to host its first in-person THRIVELIVE™ event at the Bellagio Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, from April 7-9. The premier educational event of Henry Schein Dental will deliver

January 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

Night Time and Weekend Appointments as English Dentists Tackle Backlog

by Ella Pickover, PA Health Correspondent

NHS dental patients are to be offered care over weekends and into the night as dentists try to tackle the backlog of care built up by the COVID-19 pandemic, officials have said. More than 350,000 additional dentist appointments are to

January 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

Colgate-Palmolive Partners with 3Shape to Deliver Innovative, Personalized Tooth Whitening Experience with 3Shape Unite Platform

by 3Shape

Colgate-Palmolive Company and 3Shape are partnering to introduce the Colgate Illuminator, an exclusive, tailored-to-patient teeth whitening tool, to dental clinics across the U.S. The new tool will enable more accurate consultations and deliver an improved patient experience. Colgate-Palmolive, whose brand

January 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

Novel Compound Found in Mussels Helps Increase the Durability of Dental Fillings

by The University of Hong Kong

Leading researchers from the Faculty of Dentistry, the University of Hong Kong (HKU), Wuhan University (WHU), and the Peking University Shenzhen Hospital have found that a compound found in mussels helps increase the durability of a dental filling. In a

January 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

Leading D2C Teeth Aligner Company Candid Closes DTC Business and Goes All-In on Dentist Network Model, CandidPro

by Candid

Candid, a clear aligner leader, announces that it is closing down its direct-to-consumer business as well as all 45 Candid Studios. The company is now entirely focused on growing its nationwide network of CandidPro dentists and empowering them to treat