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Unstoppable You in 2021
February 26, 2021 Feature EditorialHealth & HealingOral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice management

Unstoppable You in 2021

by Uche Odiatu, DMD; Mahsa Bakhshandeh, RDH

We wanted a fresh start – but it began with a fizzle. Does 2021 appear to be a 2020 on repeat? Starting with good physical health can influence good mental health. If you want to make 2020 be forgettable –

January 31, 2020 Feature Health & HealingOral Health OfficeOverall HealthPractice ManagementPublic Health

Overcoming the Unknown: 5 Tips to Combat Coronavirus

by Elaine Powell, RDH, dentalcorp Manager, Regulatory Compliance Programs; Jaime Robertson, RDH, dentalcorp Manager, Regulatory Compliance Programs

On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a “public health emergency of international concern”, meaning that it considers the emergence of novel coronavirus “an extraordinary event” posing a “public health risk … through the international spread of

July 1, 2019 Feature DentistryHealth & HealingOverall HealthPractice management

Dentistry’s Suicide Dilemma

by Sue Jeffries RDH, BSDH

When will the loss of life due to suicide begin to decline? In 2018 the CDCA released a study which showed an increase in suicide rates in every state except Nevada. Don’t get too excited about moving to Nevada, she

January 25, 2017 News BlogsClinicalHealth & HealingOral Health

Did You Know? Sinusitis is of Dental Origin

by Helen Sanders, Health Ambition

Many people have experienced sinusitis at some point in their life and are familiar with the headaches, inflamed and tender skin and even fever associated with the infection. However, most are not aware that sinusitis, specifically maxillary sinusitis can be

October 13, 2016 News DiseaseHealth & HealingNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Gum Disease Risk

by Oral Health

Researchers have found that frequent recreational cannabis use—including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil—may be associated with elevated risk of periodontal disease (also known as gum disease). When compared to study participants who used cannabis less regularly, those who had used

August 2, 2016 News Health & HealingNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Oral Health Should Be A Concern Leading Up To Chemotherapy Treatments

by Kaniza Garari, The Asian Age

Cancer patients are found to face oral health problems like dryness of mouth, change in sense of taste, mouth sores, difficulty in swallowing, breaking of teeth and pain in gums, especially as they undergo chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. These are

July 28, 2016 News Dental CareHealth & HealingNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Researchers Learning About Microbiomes to Understand Human Health Risks

by Marcene Robinson, University at Buffalo News Center

Five research projects that aim to improve our understanding of the human microbiome have been selected to receive the first round of funding from the University at Buffalo Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM). The projects, together

June 30, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein, Northwell Health Dedicate Oral Health Navigator Program For Young Cancer Patients

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein Cares Foundation Funds Program With $90,000 Donation; Dedication Takes Place During Ribbon Cutting of New Dental Operatory Supported by Company’s $250,000 Donation of Health Care Products and Equipment Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) joined Northwell Health yesterday to

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®

May 30, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral Health

Dental Hygienists Call for Plain Packaging of Tobacco Products in Canada

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

World No Tobacco Day takes place on May 31, and this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control are calling on all countries to adopt plain (standardized) packaging of tobacco

May 19, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & Healing

Martina Hingis named Curaden ambassador: ”Cleaning your teeth is fun!”

by Curaden

Curaden AG has unveiled internationally successful Swiss tennis star Martina Hingis (35) as its global ambassador promoting a new level in oral healthcare. Hingis, who was once tennis’s youngest-ever number one, is currently the name on everyone’s lips- just like the care products made

April 20, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein Announces New Corporate Positions to Further Capitalize on Strategic Growth Opportunities

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein Medical President Dave McKinley Named Chief Commercial Officer; Karen Prange Named CEO of Global Animal Health & Medical Group Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and

April 19, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Henry Schein Special Markets Celebrates its 10th National Sales Meeting

by Oral Health

200 Team Schein Members and 100 Representatives from 60 Supplier Partners Celebrate Milestone Meeting With Sales Wars’ Theme, “The Power of the Past, the Force of the Future” Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care

April 16, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

New Columbia University Partnership Addresses Oral Health Needs in East Africa

by Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)

Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) are collaborating with the University of Nairobi, Unilever East Africa, and the Columbia Global Centers | Africa to improve oral health care and disease prevention in East Africa and other resource-poor countries in

April 1, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthOral Health & Systemic HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Celebrate Your Smile this April!

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Ottawa, ON., National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™) takes place from April 9–15 as part of oral health month in Canada. Why not help your smile shine by making your dental hygienist your partner in disease prevention for better overall health.

March 22, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Antidepressants and Dental Implant Failure

by Asnan Portal

Antidepressants, commonly used to treat anxiety, pain and other disorders, may play a role in dental implant failure, according to a new pilot study by University at Buffalo researchers, 2016. The research found that the use of antidepressants increased the

February 22, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

World’s Experts on Oral Cancer Will Gather to Explore Ways to Increase Awareness of the Disease and Enhance Early Detection Efforts at First-of-its-Kind Global Oral Cancer Forum

by Oral Health

Two-Day Event at NYU’s Kimmel Center Is Underwritten by an Education Grant From the Henry Schein Cares Foundation NEW YORK, Many of the world’s foremost experts on oral cancer will gather together to explore ways to reduce the disease’s global

February 8, 2016 News DentalGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Children receive free dental screenings and oral health education

by Oral Health

Community effort part of the American Dental Association’s national Give Kids a Smile Day LOUISVILLE, Ky., More than 2,000 children at six Jefferson County Public Schools today learned about the importance of proper dental hygiene, and many received a free

February 1, 2016 News DentalDentistryHealth & Healing

Tea is good for teeth

by Asnan Portal Team

A team from the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry found that compounds in black tea were capable of killing or suppressing growth of cavity-causing bacteria like Lactobacillus and Streptococcus mutans in plaque, thus drinking tea may aid in preventing

January 4, 2016 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthOral Surgery

Surgeon General Endorses Community Water Fluoridation

by Oral Health

2015 Marks 70 Years of Community Water Fluoridation in the United States WASHINGTON, D.C., The American Dental Association (ADA) applauds U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., and his endorsement today of community water fluoridation. “Fluoride’s effectiveness in preventing tooth decay