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April 27, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dentists Say PPE Shortage, ‘Aerosol’ Concerns Could Delay Reopening of Services

by CBC News

Saskatchewan dentists say shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and challenges with managing airborne particles from dental work could delay the return of routine services beyond May 4. The provincial government announced Thursday that medical services, including dental clinics, will

April 27, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentistry & Coronavirus Pandemic Strategy – Special Webinar Invitation

by EMC Dental

Special Webinar Invitation Monday, April 27th @ 1pm E.T. Dear Colleague, As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, the world of dentistry is changing quickly. This is a confusing time to be a Dentist – the practice is closed, team members are

April 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

Saskatchewan First Province to Unveil Comprehensive Plan to Reopen Economy

by The Globe and Mail

Saskatchewan has laid out a detailed, comprehensive plan to reopen its economy, the first province in the country to do so. The plan, laid out in five phases, will start on May 4, with the resumption of non-essential medical procedures,

April 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

New Dean for Hardvard’s School of Dental Medicine

by The Harvard Gazette

William V. Giannobile, an educator and leader in the field of periodontology and an internationally recognized scholar in oral regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and precision medicine, has been named dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). The appointment

April 7, 2020 News DentistryNews

Continuity of Care – COVID-19 Update

by RCDSO

The College has received a large number of calls from patients who believe they may have a dental emergency but cannot find a dentist to see them. In some cases, their regular dentist has closed the office and left a

March 27, 2020 News DentistryNews

Pandemic Coverage: The Big Unknown for Dentists

by Canadian Underwriter

Are Canadian dentists covered for business interruption or commercial liability arising from the COVID-19 pandemic? That is open to question right now for some existing policies. What seems clear is that if a dentist wants to buy a new policy

November 12, 2019 Feature DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

Patient-Centred Approach To Dentistry: Essential. Inevitable. Achievable

by John P. Zarb, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Michelle Ryckman; Steve Bongard, DDS; David Powell, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Introduction Aclinical career in dentistry provides a multitude of experiences that consolidate what we learn during our formal training. As clinicians, we have the privilege of taking care of our patient family. This is an honour we don’t take lightly.

October 24, 2019 News DentistryNews

University At Buffalo To Welcome First Female American Indian Dentist

by University at Buffalo

Jessica Ann Rickert, DDS, will visit the University at Buffalo to share her journey in becoming the first female American Indian dentist in the world. During the event, “Change Perceptions… Go Beyond Expectations,” Rickert will also address the alarming shortage

August 6, 2019 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Announces Formation Of New Advisory Council

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental clinics, is pleased to announce today its new Advisory Council, comprised of industry-leading dentists and practice leaders from across the country. The council was established to help shape dentalcorp’s overall strategic direction and define network best-practices

August 5, 2019 News DentistryNews

Mark Wahlberg To Speak At ADA FDI 2019

by World Dental Congress

The ADA FDI World Dental Congress is thrilled to announce Oscar-nominated actor and producer Mark Wahlberg as keynote speaker of the ADA FDI 2019 Opening Ceremony and General Session. Wahlberg, a committed philanthropist, founded The Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation in

August 2, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Cantel To Buy Dental Manufacturer Hu-Friedy

by Medical Product Outsourcing

Cantel Medical Corp., a provider of instrument reprocessing and infection prevention products and services, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., a 111-year-old global manufacturer of instruments and instrument reprocessing workflow

August 1, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

GC America Inc. Celebrates Grand Opening Of New State-Of-The-Art Facility

by GC America

Dignitaries and distinguished dental professionals from all over the United States came together on Friday, July 26, 2019 to celebrate the grand opening of GC America’s new home at 3737 127th St. in Alsip, IL. The new building is now

August 1, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Henry Schein Awards Fourth Annual Henry Schein Cares Medal In The Dental Category; Names United Cerebral Palsy Association Of The Rochester Area ‘Best in Class’

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it has awarded its fourth annual Henry Schein Cares Medal in the Dental category, recognizing three nonprofit organizations and naming Rochester, N.Y.-based United Cerebral Palsy Association of the Rochester Area (CP Rochester) as “Best

August 1, 2019 News DentistryNews

Burlington Dentist Also A Daycare Entrepreneur

by The Hamilton Spectator

The search for a daycare centre years ago has landed Dr. Walter Heidary of Burlington a nomination as one of Ontario’s entrepreneurs of the year. The Childventures Early Learning Academy he started 10 years ago has now expanded to five

July 31, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Cairns Dental Surgery May Have Exposed Patients To HIV And Hepatitis, Authorities Say

by 7 News

Hundreds of patients of a Queensland dental surgery may have been exposed to dangerous bloodborne diseases, including possibly HIV, according to state health authorities. The Essential Dental for Life clinic in Cairns was shut down by health authorities last month

July 30, 2019 News DentistryNews

Missouri Restricts Dentists’ Prescriptions Of Opioids

by KCTV News

A new Missouri law limits the amount and types of opioid pain medications dentists can prescribe. The bill, signed earlier this month, tells dentists to restrict opioid prescriptions to no more than the equivalent of 10 regular Vicodin pills per

July 29, 2019 News DentistryNews

Vietnamese Refugee Overcomes Troubled Past To Become A Dentist

by VOA News

Sonny Duong went from being a Vietnamese refugee to a career as a dentist in the United States. But his path was not a straight or easy one. Born in Vietnam, Duong came to the U.S. and worked hard as

July 26, 2019 News DentistryNews

UTHealth Launches Dentist-To-Dentist ‘Telementoring’ Program

by UT Health

Kuwaiti dentist Alaa Al-Saffar, DDS, may be 7,000 miles from the Texas Medical Center but that did not keep her from catching a lecture on mouth ulcers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Al-Saffar and

July 25, 2019 News DentistryGeneral PracticeNews

Amalgam Recycling Expert To Speak At ADA FDI World Dental Congress

by American Dental Association

Those with questions about the July 14, 2020, amalgam recycling rule deadline can get answers from a representative from HealthFirst at the at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in the Practice Institute area. Bryan Foss, product manager for the

July 25, 2019 News DentistryNews

Dentist Had To Use Thousands Of His Own Cash To Treat NHS Patients

by Examiner Live

A dentist who says he was forced to close his practice has revealed he was putting huge amounts of his own cash into subsidising the NHS. Dr Khurrum Hamid has spoken out a week on from shutting the doors to