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October 25, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Latest Generation VELscope Device Approved for Sale by Health Canada

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VELscope Vx System Gives Dentists a Cordless, Affordable Way to Detect Oral Cancer

October 21, 2010 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

2010 Toronto Academy of Dentistry 73rd Annual Winter Clinic November 12th 2010 – Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building For more information, contact: www.tordent.com

by Oral Health

Bring the Team, Share the knowledge… One of the largest one-day comprehensive dental meetings in North America, Winter Clinic promises to deliver a world-class clinical program and trade show. Organized by the Toronto Academy of Dentistry along with the support

Dr. Raymond Gist
October 13, 2010 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Michigan Dentist Becomes American Dental Association President

by American Dental Association

Raymond Gist is First African-American President of American Dental Association

October 12, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein Inc. Donates Equipment to ADA Community Dental Health Coordinator Pilot Program

by Oral Health

The American Dental Association (ADA) has announced that Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq:HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based practitioners, will donate dental equipment valued at $860,000 to students in the Community Dental Health Coordinator (CDHC)

Sybron Learning Center
September 22, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Sybron Dental Specialties Unveils State-of-the-Art Continuing Education Center

by Orange, CA

Sybron Dental Specialties (SDS), Inc. announced the official opening of the Sybron Learning Center (SLC), a state-of-the-art continuing education center designed to provide dental professionals the opportunity to demonstrate and learn cutting-edge best practices. The 15,000+ square foot facility, located

Dentsply Tulsa Dental Specialties
September 16, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Confirmation of a Conical Connection in Function: Radiographic, Clinical, and CBCT Evaluation Determining Tissue Stability

by Oral Health

Interactive Webinar Featuring Barry Goldenberg, DMD, MS WHO:        Barry Goldenberg, DMD, MS presented by DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties WHAT:      FREE Interactive Webinar worth 1 CE Credit With over 20 years of clinical usage, implants featuring conical connections are redefining

Catherine Wilson, Editor
September 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Web + log = Blog!

by Dental Practice Management

T he newest arm of the Fourth Estate Advertisement According to Wikipedia, a blog is a type of website or part of a website. Blogs are usually maintained by an individual with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or

September 1, 2010 Feature Dental TechnologyGeneral Practice

Electric Handpieces: Profiting From Increased Efficiency

by George Freedman DDS, FAACD, FACD

The dental electric handpiece is steadily winning converts in North America. These handpieces have been the more popular choices for practitioners in Europe and Asia for several decades. The reasons were initially practical: the older and less penetrable construction of

September 1, 2010 Feature Dental TechnologyGeneral Practice

Sybron Unveils State-of-the-Art Continuing Ed Centre

by Dental Practice Management

Orange, CA – Sybron Dental Specialties (SDS), Inc. announced the official opening of the Sybron Learning Center (SLC), a state-of-the-art continuing education center designed to provide dental professionals the opportunity to demonstrate and learn cutting-edge best practices.The 15,000+sq-ft facility is

Dr. William Dorfman explains the benifts of Colgate's Pro-Argin Technology.
September 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral PracticeHealth & Healing

Hypersensitivity Breakthrough from Colgate

by Dental Practice Management

Toronto – Colgate introduced its new Colgate Sensitive Pro-Relief desensitizing toothpaste with Pro-Argin Technology at a special launch party in downtown Toro-nto recently. The paste is clinically proven to provide instant and lasting sensitivity relief after one application. Advertisement Dr.

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September 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Dental Tenants… Beware of Landlords with 13-Inch Rulers!

by Dale Willerton

Are you paying for Phantom Space? Some landlords are over-charging dentists for more square footage than the tenant actually has. This is a common discrepancy in the commercial leasing industry. Dental tenants frequently trust the reported square footage of their

University of Michigan
August 20, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Landmark dental school study uses genetic test to help predict gum disease

by ANN ARBOR, Mich.

University of Michigan School of Dentistry  has signed an agreement with Interleukin Genetics Inc. to conduct what may be the largest clinical study to date using genetic testing to assess the risk for gum disease. William Giannobile, professor at U-M

August 17, 2010 News AnesthesiologyGeneral PracticeOral Health

Sedation and general anesthesia practices in US dentistry vary widely

by Oral Health

Anesthesia Progress – A wide variation has been found in the training for and practice of sedation and general anesthesia within the dental profession in the United States. Safe, effective pain and anxiety control techniques are an essential part of

August 12, 2010 News Dental LaboratoriesGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dentists Look for Quality in Dental Laboratory Services

by Oral Health

“Consistent Quality” has become the main overriding differentiator between dental laboratories for Canadian dentists, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Fourteenth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. DIAC’s latest survey shows that “Consistent Quality” was mentioned

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August 1, 2010 Feature General Practice

Self learning, Self assessment 2010 (August 01, 2010)

by Oral Health

The SLSA program is based on current, referenced literature and consists of 40 questions, answers, rationales and references. Answers appear in the following issue at the end of each quiz.Dentists who complete the 15 question quiz in the November, 2010 issue of Oral Health may be eligible for continuing education points. The names and license numbers of all who complete the quiz will be forwarded to their respective provincial licensing authorities.

SpecialSmiles
July 21, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

PULPDENT HELPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES SMILE

by WATERTOWN, MA

Pulpdent recently participated in Special Olympics International’s Special Smiles initiative. More than 35 athletes received up to 300 sealants at a Georgia Special Olympics event as a result of Pulpdent’s donation of EMBRACE™ WetBond™ Pit and Fissure Sealant, ETCH-RITE™ Etch

OSAP 2010 Symposium
July 20, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

OSAP SYMPOSIUM ATTENDEES “SHAKE IT UP”

by ANNAPOLIS, MD

The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) 2010 Symposium, “SHAKE IT UP,” held June 10-13, 2010 in Tampa, Florida, was a resounding success, say organizers, attendees, speakers, and exhibitors. The annual conference is considered a “don’t miss” event for

July 19, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Enhancing Efficiency through Information on Dental Equipment & Materials – IDEM India 2010 presents new Scientific Programme

by India - 2010

The scientific programme disseminates information, contemporary trends and advances in dental equipments and materials. Held concurrently with IDEM India 2010, the programme is tailored to dental professionals and dental traders who are looking to updating their knowledge and skills. On

July 12, 2010 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Announces 2010-2011 Leadership (July 12, 2010)

by Chicago

Caryn Loftis-Solie, RDH, of Sparks, Nev., was inaugurated as the 2010-2011 president of the Chicago-based American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) on June 29, 2010, at the association’s 87th Annual Session held in Las Vegas, Nev. “Having the honor to serve

July 12, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Announces 2010-2011 Leadership (July 12, 2010)

by Chicago

Caryn Loftis-Solie, RDH, of Sparks, Nev., was inaugurated as the 2010-2011 president of the Chicago-based American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) on June 29, 2010, at the association’s 87th Annual Session held in Las Vegas, Nev. “Having the honor to serve