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October 20, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPractice Operations

Fred Joyal Webinar Reveals The Truth Behind What Dental Patients Want

by Oral Health

Futuredontics® announced today that company co-founder Fred Joyal is hosting a free webinar for dentists called “What Dental Patients Want.” In this special live presentation, Fred draws on new research to reveal the surprising factors that have the greatest impact

October 18, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDentistryOral HealthPeriodonticsPractice Operations

Why Face Masks Don’t Work: A Revealing Review

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

Yesterday’s Scientific Dogma is Today’s Discarded Fable Introduction The above quotation is ascribed to Justice Archie Campbell author of Canada’s SARS Commission Final Report. 1 It is a stark reminder that scientific knowledge is constantly changing as new discoveries contradict

October 18, 2016 Feature DentistryOral HealthPeriodonticsPublic Health

“Superfood”: A Connection with Periodontal Health?

by Wendy E. Ward, Professor & Canada Research Chair Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University

“Superfood” – a term we are increasingly exposed to in our daily life. From food packaging, trendy beverage vendors and cafes, books promising a way to lose weight or live longer, or in the broader media, the term is everywhere.

October 18, 2016 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

The Father of Aesthetic Dentistry, Dr. Irwin Smigel, Passed Away Monday

by Sam Roberts, The New York Times

Dr. Irwin Smigel, a pioneer of aesthetic dentistry who brightened the smiles of celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Bennett, Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Willis, died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. He was 92. The cause was complications of pneumonia, said

October 18, 2016 News Continuing EducationCosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session Features the Industry’s Top Educators

by Oral Health

The 33rd Annual AACD Scientific Session will take place April 18-21, 2017, at the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino and will feature a winning approach to comprehensive cosmetic dentistry education: the industry’s elite educators presenting the latest techniques, materials, and

October 17, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNews

Dental Savings Club Makes 28th Annual List of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies

by Oral Health

Canadian Business and PROFIT ranked Dental Savings Club No.274 on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. “Companies become a part of the PROFIT 500 through innovative thinking, smart strategy and sheer grit,” says James

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