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August 11, 2016 News Dental OfficeGeneral PracticeNewsPractice Operations

Don’t Let Your Dental Office Become A Hazardous Environment For Employees

by David Quezada, Dentistry IQ

No one wants to get hurt on the job, or have to face a workers’ compensation claim. How can you keep your dental office safe for everyone? Chances are you became a dentist or dental professional to help others maintain

August 3, 2016 News AnnouncementDental CareGeneral PracticeNewsPublic Health

Don’t Tell Your Patients To Stop Flossing Yet, CDA Says

by Sheryl Ubelacker, CTV News Kitchener

There may be sparse evidence in the medical literature that flossing helps prevent cavities and gum disease, but the Canadian Dental Association says that, for dentists, the proof is in a patient’s mouth. The Associated Press looked at the most

August 2, 2016 News Dental CareGeneral PracticeNewsPaediatric Dentistry

ADA Guidelines Indicate Sealants Are Beneficial Way To Fight Caries in Children

by Michelle Manchir, American Dental Association News

A systematic review and the updated clinical practice guidelines it helped generate published in the August edition of The Journal of the American Dental Association give a clear indication to dental professionals as to the marked benefit of the use

August 2, 2016 News AnnouncementDental CareGeneral PracticeNewsPublic Health

Flossing May Not Be The Key To Good Oral Health

by Associated Press

It’s one of the most universal recommendations in all of public health: Floss daily to prevent gum disease and cavities. Except there’s little proof that flossing works. Still, the federal government, dental organizations and manufacturers of floss have pushed the

July 15, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Light Up The Night!

by AboutFace

Celebrating Differences! AboutFace is excited to celebrate differences and uniqueness in everyone during our first annual “Light Up the Night” Fashion Show & Gala fundraiser on Friday, October 28, 2016. This one-of-a-kind fashion show event aims to promote beauty through

July 7, 2016 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & Technology

Brian Vujnovich Named Regional Sales Manager at Cefla Medical Equipment

by Cefla Medical Equipment

Cefla Medical Equipment, a subsidiary of  Europe’s number one dental unit manufacturer, has announced that Brian Vujnovich has joined its team as Regional Sales Manager and will be responsible for the Western US market. Before accepting his new position at Cefla, Vujnovich

Henry Schein has joined 20 of its supplier partners to provide 3,000 Welcome Kits to American Cancer Society Hope Lodge facilities, which will then distribute the kits to people undergoing cancer treatment far from their homes. Supplier partners supporting the program include: 3M, AllWays, Clorox, Colgate, Coltene, Dentsply, GC America, Gojo, GSK, Heraeus, Hu-Friedy, Kerr Group, Medico, Medicom, Oral-B, Revive, Septodont, Sunstar, Team Technologies, and Water Pik. (PRNewsFoto/Henry Schein, Inc.)
July 7, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein Donates 3,000 Welcome Kits To American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Facilities

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Company Joins 20 Supplier Partners to Provide Personal Hygiene Products and Related Items for People Receiving Treatment Far from Home Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health

July 5, 2016 News DentalGeneral PracticeOral HealthPractice Operations

Canadian Dentists Set Record Highs in Use of Social Media and Practice Computerization

by DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada)

Canadian dentists continue to increase their use of social media to promote their dental practices, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Twentieth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. Over 50% of respondents now actively employ social

July 5, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

B.C. Man Accused of Selling False Teeth Made of Clay

by Camille Bains, The Canadian Press

A man accused of making false teeth from modelling clay says a petition filed against him by three dental regulatory organizations in British Columbia is cruel and unnecessary. Matthew Block says in a B.C. Supreme Court document filed by his girlfriend that he has

June 29, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticePaediatric DentistryPreventive Dentistry

Starting Early: Child Oral Health Program Triples Preventive Visits

by Oral Health

UCLA–First 5 LA initiative aims to improve California’s low rates of child dental services An innovative program that serves low-income and uninsured children in Los Angeles, the UCLA–First 5 LA 21st Century Dental Homes Project, has more than tripled preventive

June 21, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral Surgery

Men Need Less Sedative Than Women During Oral Surgery

by Oral Health

Anesthesia Progress – The stress that oral surgery patients experience during a procedure can cause elevated heart rates and blood pressure during operations. To avoid these side effects, surgeons often request sedation or general anesthesia for their patients. However, finding

June 20, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein Completes Investment with J. Morita

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today announced the completion of a 50 percent equity investment in One Piece Corp., a subsidiary of

June 17, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & Healing

Tae Bo Fitness creator Billy Blanks to kick SIROWORLD’s health and fitness activities into action!

by Oral Health

Pioneer of the revolutionary total body fitness phenomenon will lead fitness activities during the inaugural ultimate dental meeting Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, announced the addition of internationally recognized fitness instructor and founder of Tae Bo® Fitness Billy Blanks®

June 14, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Steven W. Kess of Henry Schein Accepts Lifetime Leadership Award from the New York State Dental Foundation

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Kess Recognized for His Commitment to Establishing Public-Private Partnerships to Advance the Dental Industry and His Decades of Mentorship to Future Leaders in Health Care Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services

June 2, 2016 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryGeneral PracticeRestorative Dentistry

Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2016 Sold Out

by Oral Health

– Limited number of additional places made available – Over 2,000 dental professionals to gather at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, US – Scientific symposium program comprises lectures, hands-on training and master classes from leading experts – Following

June 1, 2016 News DentalGeneral Practice

Dentsply Sirona Announces Launch of the SIROWORLD App

by Dentsply Sirona

The ultimate app for the ultimate dental meeting- which provides details on the event agenda, speaker profiles, a trade show map and more- is now available for Apple and Android devices Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, launched a mobile

May 31, 2016 News DentalGeneral PracticeOral Health

Tobacco smoke makes germs more resilient

by University of Louisville School of Dentistry

UofL dental researcher explores microbiological mechanisms as World Health Organization urges for a day of abstinence from tobacco use The mouth is one of the dirtiest parts of the body, home to millions of germs. But puffing cigarettes can increase the

May 26, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & Technology

Septodont Donates $5,000 to Red Cross for Fort McMurray Wildfire Evacuees

by Septodont

Septodont, the world’s largest manufacturer of dental anesthetics, has donated $5,000 to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts for the Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees. The wildfire began southwest of Fort McMurray (in the heart of Canada’s oil country)

May 25, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein Joins The Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society And Major League Baseball Players To Promote Good Health For Local Youth

by Henry Schein

  Company Supports PLAY Campaign Events, Which Teach Children in Need About the Importance of Smart Health Decisions Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical

May 19, 2016 News DentalDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & Technology

Henry Schein’s ConnectDental Breakfast

by Henry Schein

At the recent ODA ASM, Henry Schein hosted a Media Event Breakfast to showcase “Connect Dental”, their platform of trusted Digital Solutions. As noted by key members of the Henry Schein Management team, including President, Cy Elborne, VP Sales, Paul