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September 20, 2016 Feature Dental CareDental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Mystery Solved: Acid Reflux and the Oral Cavity

by Gloria Alban, DDS, RHN

I am a retired dentist who has a passion for preventative dentistry and preventive medicine. I recently became painfully aware of the ramifications of acid reflux and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) on the oral cavity. I developed severe GERD late

September 20, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Saving Face: Mask Form, Fit and Function

by Leann Keefer, RDH, MSM

One of the critical choices made before treating each and every patient is choosing your protective face mask. While the mask construct is straight forward with layers of tissue and filtering materials suspended by elastic loops … the question of

September 20, 2016 News Continuing EducationDentistryOral Health

1st Annual ‘Implant Complications & Innovations Symposium’ by T.I.D.E

by Oral Health

The Toronto Institute for Dental Excellence (T.I.D.E) is proud to announce the 1st annual “Implant Complications & Innovations Symposium” taking place in Toronto on June 2-3, 2017. This Symposium will be packed with two days of didactic and hands on

September 19, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryImplantologyNewsOral Health

Dental Implant Market on the Rise Due to Injuries and Aesthetic Awareness

by PRNewswire

The global dental implants market is expected to be USD 6.81 billion by 2024, based on a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rising demand for tooth (or teeth) replacement has provided good growth potential to the market. Growing number of

September 19, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral Health

Biolux Research Announces Irish Distribution with Promed for OrthoPulse®

by Oral Health

Biolux Research, designer and developer of Light Accelerated Orthodontics™ technology and products, is excited to announce it has reached agreement with Promed, for developing the Irish market. OrthoPulse® is a clinically-proven medical device that uses low levels of light energy to

September 16, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

dentalcorp and Sinai Health System Partner To Form The Centre For Advanced Dental Research & Care

by Oral Health

The Centre for Advanced Dental Research & Care, a clinical and research partnership between Sinai Health System and the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry, with the philanthropic and leadership support of dentalcorp, was announced today. Dedicated to addressing some

September 16, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryGeriatric DentistryNewsOral Health

Geriatric Dental Clinic to be the Newest Addition to Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto

by Oral Health

Following three years of planning and deliberation, the Toronto Chapter of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity has unveiled a project to build a geriatric dental clinic at the Baycrest Health Sciences in Toronto. Seniors are the fastest growing patient population

September 15, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral HealthPeriodontics

American Academy of Periodontology Installs New President, Officers in San Diego

by Oral Health

Terrence J. Griffin, DMD, a periodontist in Boston, has been installed as the American Academy of Periodontology’s (AAP’s) President during its 102ndAnnual Meeting, held Sept. 10-13, 2016, in San Diego. Other newly installed AAP leaders include President-elect Steven R. Daniel,

September 15, 2016 News DentistryNewsPeriodontics

American Academy of Periodontology Recognizes Member Achievements

by Krysten McCumber

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) issued seven special recognitions to members for their contributions to the periodontics. The awardees were honored at a ceremony that took place during the AAP’s 102nd Annual Meeting, held Sept. 10-13 in San Diego.

September 15, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral HealthOrthodontics

Biolux Research and Schulman Study Group Team Up for Orthodontics Products

by Oral Health

Biolux Research, developer of OrthoPulse®, is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with the Schulman Study Group in an agreement to promote and provide innovative photobiomodulation products to Schulman orthodontic practices and patients. The Schulman Study Group is a nationally-recognized

September 15, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

Australian Health Minister Changes Accessibility for Dental Manufacturers and Suppliers

by Oral Health

The peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), has welcomed and strongly endorsed the Australian Government’s response to the review of medicines and medical device regulation. “ADIA has been a vocal

September 13, 2016 Feature DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

SIROWORLD 2016: An Overview

by Oral Health

Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company ™, concluded 2016’s SIROWORLD: The Ultimate Dental Meeting on Saturday, Aug 13. The event closed after three days of countless networking opportunities, comprehensive and educational clinical content, a wide-ranging trade show floor and exceptional

September 13, 2016 Feature Dental TechnologyDentistryOral SurgeryOrthodontics

Diode Laser for Implant Uncovery and Soft Tissue Modification

by Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, DICOI, DADIA

Abstract Diode lasers have become more widely used in dental clinical practice and have demonstrated a safe effective method for treatment in and around implants that require soft tissue modification to either expose the implant for the restorative phase or

September 13, 2016 Feature DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Digital Dentistry Series: Digital Orthodontics

by Bobby Chagger, BSc, DDS

Digital dentistry has been embraced in our daily practice from the use of digital radiography to the fabrication of CAD/CAM restorations. The transformation in office economics, treatment philosophy, staff productivity and case presentation which accompany this shift in practice are

September 13, 2016 Feature DentalDentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

2016 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards Including Roundtable Interview

by Oral Health

This year, the most prestigious award for dental industry companies, will transition sponsorship from the Pride Institute to the newly launched Cellerant Consulting Group, founded by Dr. Lou Shuman. The Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award, formerly known as The

September 13, 2016 Feature DentistryEditorialOrthodontics

DIY Orthodontics For Just $60!

by Dr. Randy Lang

Responding to an exponentially increasing number of online tutorials and websites, that claim to teach consumers how to straighten their own teeth, the American Association of Orthodontics has issued a series of television and radio public service announcements warning about

September 13, 2016 News DentistryNews

Tier Three Brokerage Announces Operations Coast-to-Coast

by Oral Health

The future of dental practice transitions across Canada has never been brighter.  Beginning this Fall, Tier Three Brokerage will now have operations coast-to-coast. Bill Henderson, Tier Three’s President, announced the expansion this week, with the addition of very high profile

September 12, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UofT Dentistry Magazine: Up Front

by UofT Dentistry

Finding Invading Markers for Oral Cancer Assistant Professor Marco Magalhaes 0T9 PhD, IT5 MSc OP/OM wants to put a stop to the stressful and expensive guessing game over which premalignant oral lesions will develop into cancer. His work on so-called

September 8, 2016 News AnnouncementDental HygieneDentistryNews

Sunstar Celebrates 15 Years of Honouring the ‘Crucial Role’ of Dental Hygienists

by Oral Health

Sunstar Americas recently celebrated its fifteenth year of honoring North America’s outstanding dental hygienists. The oral health care leader and RDH magazine joined forces to create the Award of Distinction program in 2002. Since then, 113 dental hygienists have been

September 8, 2016 News Continuing EducationDentistryNewsOral HealthPractice Operations

Fred Joyal Webinar Shows Dentists How to Maximize the Power of Facebook

by Oral Health

Futuredontics® announced that company founder Fred Joyal is hosting a free webinar for dental professionals called “Facebook Rules the World – You Just Live In It.” This special live presentation will deliver the hard truths why dental practice marketing simply