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January 21, 2022 News DentistryNews

Patient ‘Glued Own Teeth’ as Dentists Drop NHS Work

by BBC

NHS dentistry is “hanging by a thread” with some patients facing two-year waits for check-ups, the British Dental Association has said. Department of Health data analysed by the BBC shows almost 1,000 dentists working in 2,500 roles across England and

January 20, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

‘Focus on the Tooth and the Person’: The Movement for Trauma-Informed Dentistry

by Winnipeg Sun

When Michael’s daughter, Sarah, was in preschool, a friend recommended a pediatric dental clinic that had made her family’s visits to the dentist easy. “The dentist told us it would be easier to put her under a general (anesthetic), which

January 20, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dental Student’s Victory Over Vaccine Mandate Forces Alberta Health Services to Accept Testing

by Jonathan Bradley, True North

University of Alberta dentistry student Will Teichgraber won his case against Alberta Health Services (AHS) over the ministry’s vaccine mandate, according to a press release by Liberty Coalition Canada (LCC) on Monday. LCC said that due to the work of its chief

January 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

New CEREC Tessera High-Strength Glass Ceramic Blocks Impress with Robust Strength, High Esthetics and Fast Processing

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona has introduced CEREC Tessera Advanced Lithium Disilicate CAD/CAM Blocks, a new material for CAD/CAM-fabricated restorations for anterior and posterior regions. The advanced lithium disilicate (ALD) ceramic is characterized primarily by its robust strength and high esthetics. The glaze

January 18, 2022 News DentistryNews

New Environment-Friendly Shield Could Offer Better Protection During Dental Surgery

by University of Bristol

Dental patients and practitioners could be better protected from COVID-19 and other airborne viruses and bacteria thanks to the development of a new environment-friendly shield by a multidisciplinary team from the University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol and Weston

January 13, 2022 News Dental ProductDentistryNews

New Bioactive Cement Works with Natural Tooth Structure to Protect Marginal Integrity

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona introduces new Calibra® Bio Bioceramic luting cement. Calibra® Bio cement’s new bioactive chemistry works naturally with the tooth structure to form a self-repairing layer of hydroxyapatite (HA) for improved marginal integrity. And its unique Calcium Aluminate Ionomer (CAIO)

January 11, 2022 News DentistryNews

A New Look & Feel for the Future: Ivoclar Group Underscores its Move into a Modern and Even More Customer-oriented Age with a New Logo and a Visual Identity That Has Been Reduced to the Essentials.

by Ivoclar Group

For the Ivoclar Group, one of the world’s leading providers of integrated solutions for high-quality dental applications with a comprehensive product and system portfolio for dentists* and dental technicians*, values, convictions and a progressive, customer-oriented corporate culture are the basis

January 11, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Fear Treatment in Childhood Has a Positive Impact on Later Dental Care

by The University of Oulu

Treating the fear of dental care in childhood is effective and predicts more regular dental examinations later in life, according to a study by the University of Oulu, Finland. Approximately one in two adults say that they are at least

January 10, 2022 News DentistryNews

SS White Burs, Inc. and Clinical Research Dental Enter into Exclusive Endodontic Partnership Servicing Canada and the Caribbean

by Clinical Research Dental

Today, SS White and Clinical Research Dental (CRD) are excited to announce an exclusive endodontic partnership servicing Canada and the Caribbean. As technology and treatment methodology advances, the practice of dentin conservation and minimally invasive treatment is a major area

January 7, 2022 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update – New Requirements for Dentistry in Response to Omicron Variant


The Chief Medical Officer of Health has issued a revised Directive #2 to preserve health system capacity by stopping or deferring procedures that: risk placing further strain on intensive care resources (e.g., procedures that carry a higher risk of subsequent hospitalizations). use

January 6, 2022 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Announces $100 Million Bought Deal Offering of Subordinate Voting Shares and Provides 2021 Business Update

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”) (TSX: DNTL), Canada’s largest and fastest growing network of dental practices, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters (the “Underwriters”), led by CIBC Capital Markets, BMO

January 5, 2022 News DentistryNews

Oral-B Announces Latest Lineup Additions and Innovations for Improved Oral Care Health, Access and Education

by Financial Post

Oral-B , the industry leader in oral care innovation and #1 dentist recommended brand worldwide, unveiled its latest digital health innovations at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including its CES Innovation Award Honoree Oral-B iO10 with iOSense™ that serves

January 4, 2022 News DentistryNews

NHS Likely to Lose Nearly Half of Dentists After Pressure Increased to Catch Up on Backlogs, Profession Warns

by Frazer Maude, Sky News

NHS dental practices are now being obliged to meet 85% of their pre-COVID activity levels or face financial penalties. But according to the British Dental Association (BDA) nearly two-thirds of practices currently estimate they are incapable of achieving these levels.

January 4, 2022 News DentistryNews

Ontario Teachers’ Sells Majority Stake in U.S. Dental Company

by Benefits Canada

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has sold a majority interest in Heartland Dental to global investment firm KKR & Co. The pension fund acquired a majority position in the U.S.-based dental support organization in 2012 and has seen a 126 per

December 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update – Omicron Variant and Revised Guidance for All Ontario Dentists


Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) has revised Directive #1 which sets out new requirements for health care providers. What this means for dentists Dentists must adhere to the following new requirements based on on Directive #1: Dentists must don a

December 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Study Assesses the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Dental Faculty Well-being

by News-Medical.Net

As the COVID-19 pandemic forced the world to withdraw for safety in 2020, faculty at dental schools did not report significant decreases in measures of their well-being, according to results from a study led by Carlos S. Smith, D.D.S., at

December 22, 2021 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNews

Carestream Dental Announces Sale of Scanning Technology Business

by Carestream Dental

Affiliates of Carestream Dental LLC (“Carestream Dental”) today announced that they have entered into an agreement to sell Carestream Dental’s Scanning Technology business to Envista Holding Corporation (“Envista”), a leading global dental products company for $600 million. The Scanning Technology

December 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Oral Health’s Top 10 News Stories of 2021

by Oral Health

Another year is winding down and it is time to look back on the top headlines that got your attention in 2021. 2021 was another productive year for the Oral Health Group. We published the results from our fourth annual

December 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

America’s ToothFairy and Crest® Work Together to Grant Smile Wishes

by America’s ToothFairy

America’s ToothFairy and Crest are working together this holiday season to grant “Smile Wishes” to worthy children, families, and organizations that are inspired to help their communities to be healthy. Their collaboration is part of Crest’s 12 Days of Crest

December 20, 2021 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNews

Mr. CEREC’s 80th Birthday and a Software that Makes the CEREC System Even More Powerful

by Dentsply Sirona

Over 35 years ago, a new invention revolutionized dentistry for years to come: CEREC. The inventor of this method for ceramic restorations, Prof. em. Dr. Dr. Werner Mörmann, recently celebrated his 80th birthday. Having continuously worked to develop the system