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September 4, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein’s 18th Annual “Back To School” Program Helps More Than 5,000 Children Return To The Classroom Ready To Succeed

by PRNewswire & Henry Schein, Inc.

Program Helps Boost Children’s Confidence By Providing Classroom Essentials To help build the confidence of many underserved children who would otherwise return to the classroom without essential school supplies or new clothes, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest

September 3, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Removing the Smoke Screen: Dental Hygienists Call for Government Action on E-Cigarettes

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists call on all levels of government to take steps to minimize the potential negative public health consequences of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), particularly for youth. In its recently released Position Statement on E-Cigarettes, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

September 1, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Sirona’s C30 Extravaganza Designed to Provide Dental Professionals with the Most Advanced Educational Experience in Digital Dentistry

by Sirona

  Sirona to Deliver CAD/CAM Users with a Comprehensive Learning Curriculum Across a Wide Diversity of Educational Tracks of Their Choosing Sirona Dental, Inc., the worldwide leader and pioneer of digital dentistry, will provide dental professionals with the highest level

August 26, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Colan Rogers Named President of NSK Dental

by NSK Dental

Dental industry veteran brings extensive experience in hand-piece sales and marketing Leading dental equipment manufacturer NSK Dental LLC announced today that it has named industry veteran Colan Rogers as its president. Mr. Rogers, who brings over 20 years of experience

August 24, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Still Time Remaining to Register for Sirona’s C30 Celebration with an Attractive Offer Available for Dental Staff Members

by Sirona

Limited Time Offer: Fourth Staff Member Receives Free Tuition for Digital Dentistry Extravaganza   In preparation of its highly anticipated CEREC® 30th (C30) Anniversary Celebration, Sirona Dental, Inc., the worldwide leader and pioneer of digital dentistry, is currently offering C30

August 24, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Call for Federal Leadership to Support Taxpayers and Improve Oral Care Outcomes

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists call on all federal parties to commit to addressing the costly issue of limited access to preventive oral care in Canada. The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) says that inadequate government supports for dental treatment and oral

August 20, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

3M Announces New 3M Oral Care Organization

by 3M

Consistent with 3M’s strategy to increase customer relevance, the company has announced the formation of 3M Oral Care, combining the former 3M ESPE Dental and 3M Unitek Orthodontics into a single new division, led by Business Manager, Drew McCallum, effective

August 20, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein Announces Call For Entries For The Inaugural Henry Schein Cares Medal

by Henry Schein

Medal to Recognize Excellence in Expanding Access to Care for the Underserved Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today the creation of the Henry

August 17, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

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

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

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

August 14, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOrthodontics

Once the height of teen embarrassment, braces have somehow become cool

by DAVE MCGINN, The Globe and Mail

Laura Henry knew things were not okay with her 13-year-old son, Khaden. Like most parents, Henry is an expert at reading her child’s smile, studying each prideful beam and bashful grin for signs that he’s truly happy. And from looking

August 12, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

2015 Winners of Prestigious International Periodontal Research Competition VOLPE Prize Honored During Reception at The Ohio State University

by Colgate-Palmolive

Sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive and The Ohio State University, Division of Periodontology, Award Recognizes Year’s Best in Periodontal Clinical Research by Students in Dentistry  Recognizing the year’s best clinical research in periodontology by students in dentistry, Colgate-Palmolive and The Ohio State

August 11, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

To boost job prospects, younger Americans seek dentures

by Laura Ungar and Jayne O'Donnell, USA TODAY

Some areas that top the nation for unemployment also fare worst in a health measure that can keep people from getting jobs — missing teeth. West Virginia is the starkest example. Not only did it have the highest jobless rate

August 11, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Workforce Longevity: CEO Stan Bergman of Henry Schein highlights what he has learned in 25 years

by Stanley M. Bergman Chairman of the Board and CEO of Henry Schein, Inc.

I’ve Had the Same Job for 25 Years. Here’s What I’ve Learned.

August 10, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeImplantologyImplantologyOral HealthOral SurgeryPeriodontics

2015 Oral Implantology and Laser Perio Congress

by Oral Health

Join us for a world-class educational conference focusing on the most current research and clinical applications relating to your implant practice success, presented by an internationally renowned faculty of leaders. Experience hands-on equipment lab with the most advanced products, plus

August 4, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

New Study Shows Dental Treatment during Pregnancy is Safe

by American Dental Association

New Study Shows Dental Treatment during Pregnancy is Safe It’s safe for pregnant women to undergo dental treatment with local anesthetics, according to a new study published in the August issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA).

August 4, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Study: Emergency department use for oral care

by American Dental Association

With new Medicaid dental benefits, will emergency department use for oral care decline? According to the American Dental Association, about 8.3 million adults on Medicaid are eligible for expanded dental benefits under the Affordable Care Act. Still, many states do

August 4, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Researchers surprise mouth fungus with sugary ‘Trojan horse’ that hides medicine

by University at Buffalo

UB researchers use simple sugars and other compounds to help a natural antifungal peptide battle oral thrush Scientists from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will borrow a famous strategy from Greek warfare – the Trojan horse –

August 4, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOrthodontics

How Many Dentist Appointments You Have Depends Entirely On Your Oral Health

by Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press CP

Checkups. Cleanings. X-rays. Just how often should Canadians be seen by a dentist to keep their teeth and gums in optimal health? In part, that depends on a dentist’s philosophy. But it’s the assessment of the patient’s mouth and their

July 30, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

How Many Dental X-rays Are Too Many?

by Co-authored by Paul Taylor, Personal Health Navigator at Sunnybrook

QUESTION: Every couple of times that I visit my dentist’s office, she asks me to submit to more dental X-rays. I seem to be getting an awful lot of them. I don’t want to increase my chances of getting cancer.

July 30, 2015 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

The dangers of DIY Teeth Whitening

by Kyrene Family Dental

No matter how seemingly easy and safe DIY teeth whitening seem to be, there are dangers involved. Each year, billions of dollars are spent by North Americans on products for the teeth. These days, toothpastes that bleach teeth have gained