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September 15, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral HealthOrthodontics

Biolux Research and Schulman Study Group Team Up for Orthodontics Products

by Oral Health

Biolux Research, developer of OrthoPulse®, is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with the Schulman Study Group in an agreement to promote and provide innovative photobiomodulation products to Schulman orthodontic practices and patients. The Schulman Study Group is a nationally-recognized

September 15, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

Australian Health Minister Changes Accessibility for Dental Manufacturers and Suppliers

by Oral Health

The peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products, the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), has welcomed and strongly endorsed the Australian Government’s response to the review of medicines and medical device regulation. “ADIA has been a vocal

September 14, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Seven Children Hospitalized For Bacterial Disease Following Pulpotomies Treatment

by Kacey Montoya and Nisha Gutierrez-Jaime, KTLA 5

An investigation is underway by the  Orange County Health Care Agency after several children were hospitalized with serious bacterial infections following a common dental procedure. The children were seen at Children’s Dental Group of Anaheim, located at 2156 E. Lincoln

September 13, 2016 News Dental CareNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Dental Care Not Available, Accessible or Affordable for Rural Residents

by Jack Craver, Benefits Pro

Millions of Americans endure pain and shame because they can’t afford dental care. The issue is particularly pronounced in rural areas, as emphasized by a recent report by National Public Radio. People in rural areas are not only more likely

September 13, 2016 News DentistryNews

Tier Three Brokerage Announces Operations Coast-to-Coast

by Oral Health

The future of dental practice transitions across Canada has never been brighter.  Beginning this Fall, Tier Three Brokerage will now have operations coast-to-coast. Bill Henderson, Tier Three’s President, announced the expansion this week, with the addition of very high profile

September 13, 2016 News DentalGeneral PracticeNewsPractice Operations

Dental School Graduate Walks Straight Into Owning Dental Practice

by Deborah Neyens, The Gazette

Upon their graduation from dental school in June, most of Amy Scallon’s classmates went to work as employees in existing dental practices. Not Scallon. Instead, she became her own boss. On Aug. 1, the newly minted dentist purchased Palisades Family

September 12, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UofT Dentistry Magazine: Up Front

by UofT Dentistry

Finding Invading Markers for Oral Cancer Assistant Professor Marco Magalhaes 0T9 PhD, IT5 MSc OP/OM wants to put a stop to the stressful and expensive guessing game over which premalignant oral lesions will develop into cancer. His work on so-called

September 9, 2016 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral Health

Breathometer and Philips Are Developing Technology to Improve Oral Health

by Lucas Matney

Eighty million people in the U.S. struggle with bad breath — many of them don’t even know that they do, but the people around them are likely all too aware. Last year at CES, Breathometer teased a connected device called Mint that measures

September 8, 2016 News AnnouncementDental HygieneDentistryNews

Sunstar Celebrates 15 Years of Honouring the ‘Crucial Role’ of Dental Hygienists

by Oral Health

Sunstar Americas recently celebrated its fifteenth year of honoring North America’s outstanding dental hygienists. The oral health care leader and RDH magazine joined forces to create the Award of Distinction program in 2002. Since then, 113 dental hygienists have been

September 8, 2016 News Continuing EducationDentistryNewsOral HealthPractice Operations

Fred Joyal Webinar Shows Dentists How to Maximize the Power of Facebook

by Oral Health

Futuredontics® announced that company founder Fred Joyal is hosting a free webinar for dental professionals called “Facebook Rules the World – You Just Live In It.” This special live presentation will deliver the hard truths why dental practice marketing simply

September 8, 2016 News DentalImplantologyNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Bone Grafting Brings the Option of Dental Implants to More Patients

by Smile By Design

According to Mountain View dentist Donian Shen, DDS, missing teeth are not only a cosmetic concern, but also a condition that can lead to bone loss and functional problems in the long-term. She explains that one of the most popular and

September 8, 2016 News Dental OfficeDentistryNewsPractice Operations

ScanWriter Closing the Gap Between Dental Office Management and Accounting Software

by PR Newswire

Personable, Inc., the leading document management solutions provider, launched its Dentrix Connected version of ScanWriter, for Dentrix® users, at the 2016 California Dental Association Presents Conference in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, September 8, 2016. ScanWriter Dentrix Edition, a software

September 7, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Henry Schein Teaming with Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity to Help Holocaust Survivors

by Oral Health

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) joined the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity’s (AO) Winnipeg, Manitoba, chapter to announce that its members have begun providing free dental care to Holocaust survivors in need as part of the Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares

September 7, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPreventive Dentistry

FDI Announces New Approach for Dental Professionals to Battle Tooth Decay

by Montreal Gazette

FDI World Dental Federation has today released a white paper ‘Dental Caries Prevention and Management’ under the banner of its Caries Prevention Partnership with Colgate. The paper outlines strategies to prevent and manage dental caries (tooth decay) through concerted action

September 7, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Virtual Race for Smiles Raising Awareness of Domestic Violence in 4th Annual Event

by Oral Health

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation’s Give Back a Smile program will be hosting its 4th annual Virtual Race for Smiles, October 14 – 16, 2016. The Virtual Race for Smiles occurs during Domestic Violence Awareness Month and

September 6, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalNewsOral Health

The Term ‘Oral Health’ Has Officially Been Given A New Definition

by PR Newswire

FDI World Dental Federation today launched the new definition of ‘oral health’ – positioning it as an integral part of general health and well-being – at its Annual World Dental Congress in Poznan, Poland. It was adopted by over 200

September 6, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNews

AGD 2016 Gala is This Saturday: Register Today

by Oral Health

The Academy of General Dentistry is hosting their annual gala this Saturday, September 10 at 6 p.m. The theme of the night is a masquerade ball, including cocktails and dinner, a live band and entertainment at the Lakeshore Convention Centre

September 6, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Pregnant Women Are Receiving Dental Care Alongside Their Medical Check-Ups

by Kathy Walsh, CBS Denver

Regular medical checkups are recommended for pregnant women, but doctors will tell you oral care is important as well. Periodontal disease can be problematic for both mother and baby. Now, the Colorado Medical-Dental Integration Project (CO MDI) is working to

September 6, 2016 News Dental OfficeNewsPractice Operations

A Lesson Learned in Office Safety and Nitrous Oxide

by Mohit Priyadarshi, Inquisitr

An elderly Ohio man shot himself at the dentist’s office after mistaking a pistol for his phone while under the influence of nitrous oxide, according to ABC affiliate WKRN-TV. James White, a 72-year-old man living in Clark County, Ohio, went

September 2, 2016 News DentalDentistryNewsOral Health

SIROWORLD Brought Together More Than 4,000 Dental Professionals in Orlando

by Oral Health

“Seventeen years ago I started my journey in dental. A lot has changed since then, but there is still so much transformation to come.” With these words Jeffrey Slovin, CEO of Dentsply Sirona, opened SIROWORLD 2016 and struck a chord