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November 16, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Exposure to secondhand smoke linked to increased risk of tooth decay in children

by Asnan POrtal

There is a high level of dental caries in deciduous teeth in developed countries; at a rate of 20.5% in children, aged 2-5 in the US and 25% in children aged three in Japan. Traditional methods to prevent tooth decay

November 16, 2015 News DentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral Surgery

UTech-Trained Dental Surgeons Highly Qualified and Competent

by By Alecia Smith-Edwards - Jamaica Information Service

The first set of 22 dental surgeons, trained and certified by the University of Technology’s (UTech) College of Oral Health Sciences, are highly competent and are on par with professionals in first world countries such as the United States (US).

November 11, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Daymond John, Star from ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ to Speak at SIROWORLD Kickoff Event

by Sirona

Business Executive, Author and Renowned Marketing and Branding Expert Daymond John Will Discuss how to Better Brand Yourself and Your Dental Practice   Sirona Dental, Inc., the company that pioneered digital dentistry, announced today that awardwinning business executive and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank”,

November 10, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Oral Health Group recognized at Pride Institute “Best of Class” Awards

by Oral Health Group

Melissa Summerfield, Senior Publisher for Oral Health Group, accepting the Pride Institute Award from Dr. Lou Shuman, recognizing Oral Health Group’s contributions to this year’s “Best of Class” Awards program.    

November 10, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral Surgery

Dr. Bruce Pynn Inducted into the American College of Dentists

by Oral Health Group

At the recent ADA meeting in Washington, Dr. Bruce Pynn was indcuted as a fellow into the American College of Dentists. We congratulate him on this achievement.      

November 2, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Blueberry extract might fight gum disease

by Asnan Portal Team

Gum disease is a common condition among adults. This is when bacteria form biofilms or plaques on teeth, the gums become inflamed (gingivitis), they get red and swollen, and they bleed easily. If left unchecked, the condition can progress to

October 28, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Smokers at higher risk of tooth loss

by Asnan Portal

A new study has confirmed that regular smokers have a significantly increased risk of tooth loss. Male smokers are up to 3.6 times more likely to lose their teeth than non-smokers, whereas female smokers were found to be 2.5 times

October 26, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

 The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize 20 leaders in oral health for their outstanding contributions to the profession of dental hygiene, the national association, and to the overall health and well-being of the Canadian public.  

October 26, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Web Exclusive Content: Top Seven ways the Liberal Majority may affect your taxes.

by David Chong Yen, CPA, CA, CFP, Eugene Chu, MAcc, CPA, CA, Louise Wong, CPA, CA, TEP of DCY Professional Corporation Chartered Accountants

A changing of government usually signals some significant changes. Here are the top seven expected tax changes that may affect you: 1. Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA)  As of January 1, 2015, the limit for annual TFSA contributions was $10,000 per

October 26, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Top Seven ways the Liberal Majority may affect your taxes

by David Chong Yen, CPA, CA, CFP, Eugene Chu, MAcc, CPA, CA, Louise Wong, CPA, CA, TEP of DCY Professional Corporation Chartered Accountants

Web exclusive content

October 23, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Kids need less sugar and more fat Independent nutrition and health experts publish new guidelines on healthy eating for children

by Alliance for Natural Health International

Independent scientists and nutritionists at the Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) have today published new guidelines for healthy eating for children. The guidelines stress the need to help children to shift from burning carbohydrates as their primary energy source

October 22, 2015 News Dental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Releases ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing

by American Dental Association

Available now from the ADA is the ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing. This publication is designed to assist the dental team in dealing with complicated pain/sedation management and opioid abuse issues. It also addresses regulations

October 20, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Meet to Explore Oral Health Care and Research

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Dental hygienists from across Canada will gather in Victoria, British Columbia, from October 2931 to share leading-edge research, clinical experiences, and knowledge at the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association’s (CDHA) biennial national conference. Celebrating 52 years as a professional association, CDHA

October 20, 2015 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

32nd Annual AACD Scientific Session: Not the Same Old Dental Meeting

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

Every year the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Professional Education Committee (PEC) pushes the envelope when it comes to offering dental professionals the very best in comprehensive cosmetic dentistry education at the Annual AACD conference. This year, the PEC has

October 16, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

TEREC, NA Holds Fall 2015 Meeting in St Louis, Missouri

by TEREC NA

St Louis Missouri was host to the prestigious TEREC, NA association- a strategic alliance of leading North American independently owned dental laboratories. Their 3 day meeting included presentations by representatives of DENTSPLY Implants, Dental Wings, and DRNA.  TEREC NA continues

October 15, 2015 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein Hosts Dental Education Event At Chinese Dental Show In Shanghai

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Digital Technology Leaders Share Insights About Digital Dentistry Solutions 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, held a full day dental education program focused

October 14, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Doctors’ Notes: Your mouth is a gold mine of information about overall health

by Dr. Iona Leong University of Toronto

The eyes may be the window to the soul but the mouth reveals much about the rest of your body. Canker sores, dry mouth, swollen gums and sores that don’t heal — these could be important symptoms of medical issues

October 13, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthOrthodonticsPaediatric Dentistry

AAPD Offers Tricks for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

To help ward off cavities, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, reminds parents and caregivers that it is important to pay attention to the types of treats children eat this Halloween. Each

October 13, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Ivoclar Vivadent Announces Executive Team Promotions

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Robert Ganley, Chief Executive Officer for Ivoclar Vivadent, announced the promotions of several members of the organization’s North American executive team earlier this week.  They include Sarah Anders to Chief Operating Officer, Dr. George Tysowsky to Senior Vice President Technology

October 8, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Delete Blood Cancer DKMS Teams Up with Henry Schein to Raise Awareness about the Need for More Bone Marrow Donors

by Delete Blood Cancer DKMS & Henry Schein

Organizations Join Forces to Grow National Registry Delete Blood Cancer DKMS, part of the world’s largest network of bone marrow donor centers, announced today its new collaboration with Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein,