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October 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Joins the Business Ambition For 1.5⁰C Initiative

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Company Commits to Set a Science-Based Target to Guide Pathway for Achieving Net-Zero Emissions by 2050 Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, today announced that it has

October 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

B.C. Launches First Accredited PPE Testing Lab in Western Canada

by Vancouver Coastal Health

The province is further protecting health-care workers, patients, families and frontline workers during COVID-19 with Western Canada’s first accredited personal protective equipment (PPE) lab, specializing in testing and validating PPE. The lab is a pandemic-driven innovation by Vancouver Coastal Health

October 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Calls For Better Dental Care Grow Ahead of Nunavut Election

by Thomas Rohner, Nunatsiaq News

Rankin Inlet’s new private dental clinic is calling on MLA candidates to commit to changing government policies that leave some children in the Kivalliq capital suffering for weeks or even months. “It’s heartbreaking that children have to suffer so long,”

October 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

Launching New Partnership with Women in DSO: Dentsply Sirona as a Founding Partner to Support Women in Leadership Positions

by Dentsply Sirona

For years, Dentsply Sirona has been committed to promoting women in dentistry. Through various programs, the world’s largest manufacturer of dental products and technologies supports the professional development of female dentists and dental technicians, advocates for equality, and helps give

October 21, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Elect New President

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Wendy Stewart, at its virtual annual general meeting on Saturday, October 16. Wendy is from Nova Scotia and joins president-elect Anne Marie Caissie (New

October 20, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Fluoridation Still Vital in the Age of COVID-19

by ADA

COVID-19 has reaffirmed the importance of disease prevention and the value of public health infrastructure, according to an article published in the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. The pandemic also helps illustrate the barriers standing in the way of —

October 20, 2021 News News

Chesterfield Mom Says Daughter Distraught After Local Dentist Uses Little-Known ‘Hand Over Mouth’ Technique

by Kerri O'Brien, WRIC

A Chesterfield mom said her young daughter’s latest dental visit was disturbing. Tracy Sikes said she was surprised to learn some dentists use a little-known technique to calm a hysterical child down during a procedure called “hand over mouth.” The

October 20, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Green Shield Canada Grants $450,000 to Boost Oral and Mental Health

by Windsor Star

Refugees and newcomers to Canada often have many barriers to overcome, but thanks to a $95,000 grant from Green Shield Canada, oral health should not be one of them. “The money will allow us to provide navigation and accessibility to

October 20, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Oral Science Presents the EMS AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master and Guided Biofilm Therapy at the Journées dentaires internationales du Québec

by Oral Science

At Oral Science, we are very proud to have recently established a premier partnership with EMS to introduce this new and revolutionary component of EMS offerings in Canada; Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT). Guided Biofilm Therapy is a therapeutic 8 step

October 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

Gift From The Heart Focused on Expanding, Continuing to Give Back

by Quinte News

The local chapter of a volunteer organization dedicated to helping the less fortunate surmount the barriers holding them back from proper oral care has had success in the last year despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Gift From The Heart is made

October 19, 2021 News FluorideNews

Calgarians Vote Yes to Fluoride in City Water Supply

by CTV News

Calgarian have voted to add fluoride back to the city’s water supply. “I’m thrilled,” said Juliet Guichon, a University of Calgary medical bioethicist and the campaign manager with Fluoride Yes! “And I’m sure I speak on behalf of the small

October 19, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Hygienists Brace for Pitched Battles with Dentists in Fights Over Practice Laws

by News-Medical.Net

This year, the Illinois legislature was considering measures to expand oral health treatment in a state where millions of people live in dental care deserts. But when the Illinois State Dental Society met with key lawmakers virtually for its annual lobbying

October 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

The Medit i700 Intraoral Scanner Wins 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award

by MEDIT Corporation

MEDIT is pleased to announce that its i700 intraoral scanner was chosen as a 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award. The i700 was selected by a panel of the most prominent technology leaders in dentistry. This prestigious award is

October 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

Lexa Sterilizer – More Capacity and Efficiency

by W&H Impex Inc

With the new Lexa sterilizer, W&H offers more of what counts in everyday dental infection control: incredible capacity, efficiency and protection. Large chamber capacity combined with short cycle times and full traceability speed up your sterilization process at the highest

October 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

Baltimore-Area Dentist Selected as President-Elect of the American Dental Association

by ADA

Dr. George R. Shepley, D.D.S., will assume presidency in 2022 Dr. George R. Shepley, a general dentist in Baltimore, Md., is the president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Shepley was recently elected at the ADA House of Delegates

October 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dr. Cesar Sabates Installed as ADA President

by ADA

Dr. Cesar Sabates of Coral Gables, Fla., is the newly installed 158th American Dental Association (ADA) president. He is the first Cuban-American dentist to hold the position. Previous to his new role as president, Dr. Sabates served as the 17th

October 15, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Researchers Develop New Technique to Improve Understanding of How Acid Damages Teeth

by University of Surrey

The University of Surrey and the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham have developed a new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth at the microstructural level. The researchers performed a technique called “in situ synchrotron

October 14, 2021 News EndodonticsNews

Sonendo Announces Inaugural EndoCon Conference on Endodontic Innovation in San Diego

by Sonendo

400 Members of Global Endodontic Industry Gather for Three Days of Hands-On Learning, Lectures and Continuing Education Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced the inaugural Endodontic Conference on Innovation (EndoCon). The Sonendo and

October 13, 2021 News Gum DiseaseNews

Study: Heartburn Drugs May Have Unexpected Benefits on Gum Disease

by The University at Buffalo

The use of heartburn medication is associated with decreased severity of gum disease, according to a recent University at Buffalo study. The research found that patients who used proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) – a class of drugs commonly prescribed to

October 13, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

‘It’s Never Too Late’: Salinas Dental Hygienist Spent 11 Years as Farmworker

by David Rodriguez, Salinas Californian

Working in the fields takes a physical toll on a person. Long hours and harsh working conditions is the price paid by farmworkers to ensure that grocery stores are stocked and families have food on the table. Martina Hernandez Garcia watched her