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February 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

Saliva of Dental Students at U of Manitoba to be Studied for COVID-19 Risks

by CBC

The saliva of some students and staff at the University of Manitoba will be examined as part of a national study on occupational risks associated with COVID-19. The samples will come from students, faculty and support staff in dentistry and dental hygiene at the

February 26, 2021 News News

‘Well Prepared and Willing’: Alberta Dentists Step Up to Help Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by CTV News

Now that pharmacists have been given the ability to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Albertans, another group of medical professionals say they are ready to help in the effort too. The Alberta Dental Association and College says it is working with

February 26, 2021 News News

Dentists, Pharmacists Ready to Start Vaccinating Thousands in B.C.

by IChek

As Roy Kingerlee settles in for his appointment to replace a crown, Dr. Ross Crapo prepares an anesthetic in his dentists’ office. “Open as wide as you can,” Dr. Crapo said. He routinely uses syringes as part of his practice,

February 26, 2021 News News

Q&A With Three Women Leaders in Dentistry

by Dave Bauer, SVP and national sales manager of practice solutions at UMB Bank

Women in dentistry—especially practice owners—are on the rise and we are proud to be a part of the business journey of female entrepreneurs. To learn more about this trend, we talked with Anna Jones of Anna R. Jones, DDS in

February 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

New FDI World Dental Federation Global Survey Reveals That Two-Thirds of Countries are Not Allowing Dentists to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by FDI World Dental Federation

Survey also shows that half of the responding countries have agreed to include dentists in their priority vaccination groups FDI World Dental Federation today called for more countries to enable dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines after a survey of its members

February 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

Health Authorities Continue to Recruit Staff for COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

by Montreal Gazette

The health authority that covers the West Island continues to hire vaccinators, administrative assistants and other health-care professionals to work at its vaccination centres. As Quebec starts vaccinating seniors 85 and older on Monday, nurses, respiratory therapists and midwives are needed to evaluate

February 25, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Study Examines Occupational Risks Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection Rates, Transmission Risk, and Immunity in Dental Schools Across Canada

by COVID-19 Immunity Task Force

Dental and dental hygiene students and staff remain among the few groups on-site nearly daily at universities and colleges across Canada. Their continued presence on campus and the nature of the dental work itself increases their risk of exposure to

February 25, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Study Finds Low Rate of COVID-19 Among Dental Hygienists

by American Dental Association

Joint research investigates pandemic’s impact on infection control practices in dental health setting; employment rate of dental hygienists Despite having been designated as high risk for COVID-19 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a new study finds 3.1 percent

February 24, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentist to Face Disciplinary Hearings Following Allegations of Professional Misconduct

by TbNewsWatch.com Staff

A Thunder Bay dentist is facing several allegations of professional misconduct in connection to criminal charges he pleaded guilty to more than two years ago in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario

February 24, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Providing a Path into Health-Care Professions for African Nova Scotian Students

by Dalhousie University

The COVID-19 pandemic presented some challenges for Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS) to offer its regular camps for teens. But an unexpected grant through the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation provided the perfect opportunity to connect with

February 24, 2021 News DentistryNews

Child with Autism Denied Dental Work Because of Mask Bylaw

by VTBeyond

As the masked madness continues into 2021, mask exempt individuals are becoming more and more alienated. Serena, a mother of two autistic sons, is no stranger to this segregation. Both of her sons have been denied medical treatment at various

February 24, 2021 News DentistryNews

Oral Science Launches its Leading Webinar Platform

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to launch a modernized version of its webinar platform, including live and on demand online conferences from leading dental professionals and key opinion leaders: Ms. Jo-Anne Jones (Canada), Dr. Samuel Lowe (United States), Dr. Pamela Maragliano-Muniz

February 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Ethisphere Announces Henry Schein, Inc. as One of the 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the 10th Time

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Recognition honors those companies who understand the importance of leading, making hard but values-based decisions, and their overall commitment to integrity Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners,

February 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Schulich Mini-MBA: Dental Business Leadership Program Launches in Spring 2021

by Schulich School of Business

The new Schulich Mini MBA: Dentist Business Leadership Program, the only program of its kind in Canada, launches in May 2021. This exciting new Mini MBA program is designed specifically for dentists who want to improve their business management skills

February 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Cercon ht ML – Up to 14-unit Bridges with the Cercon Multilayer Solution From Dentsply Sirona

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona is expanding its range of zirconia blanks to include another multilayer disc with an inner color gradient: The new hybrid zirconia Cercon ht Multilayer, or for short – Cercon ht ML. With its natural gradient from incisal to

February 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Introducing a Reusable N95 Mask with No Exhalation Valve

by Dentec Safety Specialists Inc.

2021 Claudio Dente, President of Dentec Safety Specialists, has announced the new ComfortAir®NxMD, the latest development for medical applications such as hospitals, clinics and EMS. New design saves thousands of dollars vs disposables Mr. Dente remarked, “we have designed our

February 22, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Headaches, Toothaches Could Be Result of Stress-Induced Teeth Grinding

by CBC

If you’ve noticed more headaches, ear aches or joint pain during the pandemic, a Waterloo dentist says teeth grinding could be to blame. Since the first lockdown in March, Dr. Aadil Shamji says more patients have come to him with symptoms

February 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

Why Dental Professionals Should Know About the Signs and Symptoms of Lyme Disease

by Dalhousie University

At the end of August 2019, a patient booked an urgent appointment with her dentist. A painful toothache had woken her the night before. Her symptoms also included intense pain in her jaw, temple, and neck, accompanied by a tingling

February 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

Covid in Scotland: Dental Schools Unable to Take on New Students

by BBC

Scotland’s dental schools will not admit new students in September due to existing trainees having to repeat the academic year. It was announced last week that dental students had not been able to gain sufficient clinical experience during the Covid

February 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

MouthWatch Names Jamie Collins, RDH-EA to Dual Role of Senior Client Success Manager and Professional Education Manager

by MouthWatch, LLC

MouthWatch, LLC a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices, recently appointed Jamie Collins, RDH-EA,BS to the newly-created dual position of Senior Client Success Manager and Professional Education Manager. According to MouthWatch CEO and