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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 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 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 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,

October 5, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Continues to Build Partnerships with Dental Industry

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is committed to working with its dental industry partners to build a stronger awareness and deeper understanding of the dental hygiene profession and to advocate and promote oral health nationwide. As CDHA prepares for

October 2, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Canadian Beverage Association responds to U.K. Action on Sugar release

by CNW

In response to the release from the U.K. organization Action on Sugar, Canadian Beverage Association (CBA) issued the following statement:  Jim Goetz, President, CBA, said: “Canadian beverage manufacturers are leading the way in cutting calories and reducing the sugar in

October 2, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

UMC Utrecht discovers genetic cause of disturbed dental development

by University Medical Center Utrecht

Utrecht, October 2, 2015 – Researchers at University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht have identified a gene that may cause oligodontia, the agenesis of six or more teeth. The discovery of the so-called LPR6 gene makes it possible to diagnose patients

September 14, 2015 News DentistryEndodonticsHealth & HealingOral Health

No Evidence Linking Dental Treatment to Alzheimer’s Disease

by American Association of Endodontists

Despite provocative reporting and sensational headlines, the American Association of Endodontists today said there is no evidence that Alzheimer’s disease can be spread from person to person by direct contact, or through any dental procedures or dental instruments. “There is

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).

July 28, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Adding value – hygienists screening for prediabetes

by Ross Perry - Partners In Prevention

A new study shows that only about 12% of adults who have prediabetes are aware of their status. But after becoming aware of their risk of diabetes, prediabetics had significantly higher odds of getting more active and losing weight, the

July 16, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

R.I.D.E. Muskoka – A charity cycling event

by About Face

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June 29, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Study: Alcohol Consumption Can Have a Negative Impact on Gum Health

by American Academy of Periodontology

Study Published in the Journal of Periodontology (JOP) Reveals that Drinking May Increase Periodontal Disease Risk Factors, Exacerbate Existing Periodontitis In a recent study published ahead of print in the Journal of Periodontology, Brazilian researchers have found that consumption of

June 15, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Henry Schein Receives Henry Kaufmann Campgrounds Corporate Leader Award

by Henry Schein

Company Recognized for its Commitment to Community Outreach 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, announced today that it has been selected as the

May 29, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Dental Hygienists Advocate for a World Without Tobacco

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

As active supporters of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), Canada’s dental hygienists remind us of the need to eliminate tobacco use for improved oral and overall health. While most people know that tobacco use is the leading preventable cause

April 16, 2015 News General PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Minister Ambrose Launches New Drug and Health Product Inspections Database, Underlines Commitment to Transparency

by Govenerment of Canada - Health Canada

Searchable tool makes it easy to find details on inspections of drug companies Health Minister Rona Ambrose today launched the Drug and Health Product Inspections Database, a new online resource designed to provide ready access to information on inspections of

January 27, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Colgate-Palmolive and CDHA Award 20 Academic Admission Scholarships to Dental Hygiene Students

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)& Colgate-Palmolive

As part of its ongoing efforts to support the education of dental hygiene professionals, Colgate-Palmolive has established anannual academic admission scholarship, administered in partnership with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), to assist students enrolled in dental hygiene programs. The

January 15, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeriatric DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthOral Health & Systemic Health

Sooner or Later, Everybody Quits: Dental Hygienists Urge You to Quit Smoking

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

During National Non-Smoking Week (January 18–24), one of Canada’s longest running health promotion initiatives, dental hygienists will remind all Canadians of the need to eliminate tobacco use for better oral and overall health.  While most people know that tobacco use

December 2, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Official launch of World Oral Health Day 2015 Campaign

by FDI world Dental Federation

The World Oral Health Day 2015 ‘Smile for Life’ campaign was officially launched on 5 November, with a special message from the FDI President Dr Tin Chun Wong. The campaign was first unveiled to FDI members during the 2014 FDI