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October 15, 2019 News News

Dental Hygienist Who Lost Licence For Treating Wife Allowed To Practice For Now

by Global News

An Ontario dental hygienist who lost his licence for treating his wife’s teeth is allowed to practice pending his case going through the Court of Appeal. “It’s a step forward, but knowing that a potential judgment can take it all

October 15, 2019 News News

Global Wave Of Ransomware Attacks Hitting Canadian Health Care Facilities

by CBC News

When a Toronto dentist learned last week that his office’s computer network had been attacked with ransomware, it felt like a “violation.” “It was terrible,” he said. “My wife was even nervous about sleeping at home.” Staff were locked out of digital

October 15, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Hong Kong University Apologizes After 254 Dental Patients Put At Risk Of HIV & Hepatitis

by South China Morning Post

Hundreds of people who received treatment at the University of Hong Kong’s dental clinic with equipment that had not been properly sanitized have been given a public apology by the university’s council chairman, Dr Leong Che-hung. The university has already

October 15, 2019 News News

Israaid To Host Disaster Response Simulation Events

by IsraAID

IsraAID, a leading global humanitarian relief NGO, is partnering with the Russian American Dental Association, the Center for Professional Development, and Henry Schein, Inc., to host a series of disaster response simulation events for dental professionals in Los Angeles and

October 14, 2019 News News

Glidewell Dental Introduces Restorations And Prosthetic Components For ASTRA TECH Implant System® EV

by Glidewell Dental

Industry-leading dental lab and device manufacturer now offers restorative solutions for a total of 22 major implant systems. ​​​​​​​Glidewell Dental announced today that its restorative solutions and extensive line of Inclusive® Prosthetic Components are now available for ASTRA TECH Implant

October 14, 2019 News News

Severe Dental Diseases Persist In South Dakota Due To Chronic Poverty And Lack Of Access To Dentists

by South Dakota News Watch

Tooth decay, gum disease and many other oral-health illnesses are considered to be 100% preventable, yet many children and adults across South Dakota continue to suffer severe dental problems. A lack of access to proper dental care in South Dakota

October 14, 2019 News News

Henry M. Goldman School Of Dental Medicine Becomes First U.S. Dental School To Acquire And Implement Robotic-Assisted Surgery

by Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) announced today that it has become the first U.S. dental school to acquire, install, and use two surgical robotic devices for dental implant surgeries. These devices will provide an opportunity

October 13, 2019 News News

Dentists Closely Watching Pain Management Study

by News 3 Las Vegas

The National Institute of Health is putting its money where its mouth is in the opioid crisis by shelling out nearly $12 million for a long-term study to determine if non-addictive pain medication like acetaminophen and ibuprofen are as effective

October 12, 2019 News Dental StudentsNews

Dental Residents Study Mindfulness Alongside Molars

by Sinai Health System

As the co-director of the Facial Pain Unit in the Department of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital as well as an Associate in Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, Dr. Bruce Freeman was seeing some

October 11, 2019 News News

Ontario Dentist Reprimanded But Cleared Of Most Serious Allegations

by Windsor Star

An Amherstburg dentist who was hauled before a disciplinary panel of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario has been ordered to pay a $5,000 penalty and will be subject to two years of monitoring and random inspections by

October 11, 2019 News News

Black Death Victims’ Teeth Reveal How Medieval Plague Spread From Russia To Europe

by Daily Mail UK

The Black Death which killed around 200 million people across Europe — an estimated 60 per cent of the population — arrived via Russia, a study suggests. Researchers reconstructed the genomes of the bacteria that caused the Black Death by analysing

October 11, 2019 News News

Swift Health Systems Raises $45 Million In Series C Funding

by Vivo Capital

Swift Health Systems, Inc., makers of INBRACE®, today announced the company has raised $45MM in series C funding to help bolster commercialization of INBRACE. Financing was co-led by Vivo Capital, Novo Holdings and venBio Partners and brings the total capital raised

October 11, 2019 News News

Planmeca USA Appoints Rudy Wolf As Director Of Sales, Strategic Accounts

by Planmeca USA

Planmeca USA, a leading manufacturer of dental imaging and CAD/CAM equipment, today announced that Rudy Wolf has joined the company as Director of Sales, Strategic Accounts. Wolf brings a wealth of knowledge in the dental industry, having held various roles

October 10, 2019 News News

FDA Clears Infinix™ Antibacterial Universal Bond

by Infinix

Contains Nobio’s QASi technology for anti-bacterial cleansing effect. FDA also cleared Infinix Universal Composite with QASi for maintaining restoration integrity Nobio today announced FDA clearance for two new members of its Infinix™ restoratives line: Universal Bond and Universal Composite. Universal

October 10, 2019 News News

BruxZir® Solid Zirconia Celebrates 10th Anniversary

by Glidewell Dental

Glidewell Dental announces historic milestone for No. 1 prescribed brand of monolithic zirconia ​​​​​​​Glidewell Dental, an industry-leading provider of dental laboratory services and restorative materials, is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the release of BruxZir® Solid Zirconia. Since its launch,

October 10, 2019 News News

TruNatomy™: Redefining Root Canal Treatment

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona is proud to be showcasing the TruNatomy™ Root Canal Treatment Solution at IDS 2019. TruNatomy’s™ unique combination of features was developed in partnership with skilled practitioners, Dr. George Bruder and Dr. Ove Peters, leaders in the field of

October 10, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dentsply Sirona World 2019 Las Vegas: At The Forefront Of Dental Hygiene

by Dentsply Sirona

Dental hygienists play a critical role in patient care and are an integral part of the dental industry. At the Las Vegas meeting, Dentsply Sirona will offer a hygiene-specific education track that takes a holistic approach to the day-to-day needs

October 9, 2019 News News

Delivering Innovation, Digital Solutions And Versatility—The Astra Tech Implant System Evolution Continues…

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Implants continues to deliver innovation, digital solutions and versatility in implant dentistry. With the latest product developments, the Astra Tech Implant System continues to evolve, based on customer needs and the latest digital technology. With a comprehensive product

October 9, 2019 News News

GDC Proposals To Allow Dentists More Time To Respond To Allegations

by Nature Research

Dental Protection has welcomed proposed reforms that would allow dental professionals more time to provide information when facing a fitness to practice hearing relating to a clinical concern, but is calling for an extension to also apply to non-clinical cases.

October 9, 2019 News News

‘Absolute Hell’: Parents Say Of Daughter, 5, Who Almost Died After Routine Dental Surgery

by CBC News

Autumn Ferguson went into a Regina dental clinic with a few cavities, and left in an ambulance on life support. The five-year-old girl’s lungs collapsed while receiving oxygen in the wrong way under general anesthesia, according to the surgical centre’s own admission. Ferguson’s