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November 13, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dentsply Sirona World as a Top-Class Virtual Event: Excellent Dentistry for a Healthy Smile

by Dentsply Sirona

From November 13 to 20, 2020, the ultimate dental meeting Dentsply Sirona World takes place as a very special virtual event. With more than 70 courses and six surgeries performed by specialists, dental professionals can receive an overview of the

November 13, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentist Teams Up With Engineers, Scientists to Make Office Air Cleaner

by CTV News

A Vancouver dentist whose practice was closed because of COVID-19 teamed up with engineers and scientists to design and manufacture an air filtration system he hopes will encourage patients to come back, and protect against COVID-19. When the pandemic hit,

November 12, 2020 News DentistryNews

Harvard School of Dental Medicine Alumna Reflects on Progress and Potential to Address Racial Inequities

by Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Fifty years ago, Dolores Mercedes Franklin, DMD74, PD76, became the first woman of color to attend Harvard School of Dental Medicine and one of the first five women to earn a DMD degree. A trailblazer throughout her life, Franklin, a

November 11, 2020 News DentistryNews

Breaking Down Barriers: U of T Faculty of Dentistry Builds Community with Student ‘Houses’

by University of Toronto

When the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry first closed its doors to all but essential emergency services, Ryan Schure wondered how the COVID-19 restrictions would affect students and faculty who were suddenly deprived of in-person connections. Then he had an idea. “I was

November 11, 2020 News DentistryNews

Calgary Dental HR Firm Enters Agreement with Global Dental Supplier to Provide HR Management Services

by Henry Schein

With businesses everywhere struggling to keep their doors open, one small firm has big reasons to celebrate. Stream Dental Staffing Solutions Ltd., aka Stream Dental HR and Henry Schein Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Henry Schein, Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC),

November 10, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentists are the Forgotten Health Providers During COVID-19

by Tala Maragha and Mario Brondani, Quoi Media

In the ‘before times,’ as people are now calling the period before COVID-19, dentists were already managing a highly demanding profession with significant mental health stressors.  In fact, dentists have one of the highest rates of depression and suicide amongst health

November 9, 2020 News BlogsDentistryPractice management

Start From The Inside – Common Internal Communication Problems In Dental Practices That Influence Patients

by Derek Jones, VP Enterprise Strategy, Americas

An effective communication system is key to positive patient experiences and a more productive environment for healthcare practices. Prompt medical delivery services or quality treatment of patients are significant determinants in whether a healthcare practice succeeds or fails. Additionally, patients

November 6, 2020 News DentistryNews

Historic Gift to New Library Will Spark Research and Learning Across Health Sciences

by University of Alberta

Donation by Geoffrey and Robyn Sperber one of the largest ever to U of A Library. The night before his first lecture, Geoffrey Sperber sat in a quiet dorm room of Athabasca Hall. He pored nervously over the pages of Gray’s

November 6, 2020 News DentistryNews

Chester Gary Receives 2020 William J. Gies Editorial Awards

by The University of Buffalo

Chester J. Gary, DDS, JD, clinical assistant professor of restorative dentistry in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, received the second and third place 2020 William J. Gies Editorial Award from the American Association of Dental Editors &

November 4, 2020 News DentistryEndodonticsNews

Recipient of the 2020 Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award Announced

by dentalcorp

Dr. Jessica Yu Hsuan Hung has been selected as the first recipient of the Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award. Established in 2019, this endowment fund was created to honour dentalcorp Chief Dental Officer Dr. Gary Glassman for his lifelong

November 3, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

N.W.T Dentists Frustrated with Government as Regulations Prevent Them From Going to Communities

by CBC

Dr. Pirjo Friedman hasn’t travelled to see her dental clients in smaller N.W.T. communities since March when she was in Łutselk’e, N.W.T. “We had two more patients to see but yet, we were not allowed to continue … Obviously I have worried

November 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Just Announced: Simon Sinek at DS World 2020!

by Dentsply Sirona

Simon Sinek is Back at Dentsply Sirona World! Known for his Top 3 ranking TED Talk of all time, “How Great Leaders Inspire Action”, this is sure to be an inspiring session you don’t want to miss. Find out more!

November 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentistry Student Works to Improve Oral Health in Indigenous Communities

by Winnipeg Sun

Evan Loeb, a Métis student who recently graduated from the University of Winnipeg (U of W) with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, is finding ways to improve oral health in Indigenous communities. Loeb has been involved in the Métis

October 30, 2020 News DentistryNews

Key Public Health / OHS Areas of Focus for Dental Practices

by Transitions Group

With Public Health and OHS inspections increasing due to COVID-19 tracing requirements, our IPAC expert, Sonia Gracias, has identified 10 key questions dental offices should be focused on to ensure they are prepared in the event of an audit. They

October 29, 2020 News DentistryNews

3D Printing to Benefit the Dental Health of Walruses

by Yahoo! finance

A collaboration between the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), the Aquarium du Québec and Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Three-dimensional printing is opening up new possibilities, and animals are benefiting from this, as demonstrated by a procedure performed

October 29, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Still Leading the Pack: New Studies Confirm the Exceptional Accuracy of Primescan

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona presented the latest generation of its intraoral scanners at the beginning of last year: Primescan enables users to take a digital impression of the entire jaw with outstanding accuracy. This has been demonstrated by several international studies that

October 27, 2020 News DentistryNews

Differentiating COVID / Flu / Cold / Allergy Symptoms

by Transitions Group

Effectively differentiating and identifying COVID-19 symptoms among team members and staff is a key element of managing risk in your practice as we move into cold and flu season. Originally presented by Dr. Walter Heidary during our Oct. 6 Town

October 27, 2020 News DentistryNews

Most Dentists Have Experienced Aggression from Patients

by NYU

NYU study is first to describe rates of physical, verbal, and reputational aggression by patients toward practicing dentists Roughly half of U.S. dentists experienced verbal or reputational aggression by patients in the past year, and nearly one in four endured

October 26, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentists Being Advised to Charge Patients for Increased Use of PPE

by CityNews

The pandemic may make your next visit to the dentist a little more expensive with a surcharge added to your bill to cover the cost of masks, gowns and other personal protective equipment. The Ontario Dental Association says its giving

October 26, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentists Warn of Looming Recruitment Crisis in UK

by Financial Times

The British dental industry is facing an impending recruitment “crisis”, with Brexit uncertainty and the Covid-19 pandemic choking the supply of overseas dentists to the UK, the industry’s trade body has warned. The industry has told MPs that uncertainty over