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September 10, 2008 News Oral Health

First Ever “World Oral Health Day”

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ADA, FDI World Dental Organization Announce First “World Oral Health Day” to increase awareness of oral health, impact of oral diseases CHICAGO, September 10, 2008 The American Dental Association (ADA) and the FDI World Dental Federation, the worldwide voice of

September 2, 2008 News Oral Health

DIAC Announces Election of Jamie Matera

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The Board of Directors of DIAC is pleased to announce the election of Jamie Matera as President-Elect of DIAC. Jamie is the President of Central Dental Laboratories, a full service dental laboratory in Toronto. Jamie will continue his duties as

August 28, 2008 News Oral Health

Ontario Constituent Receives AGD Award

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ONTARIO CONSTITUENT RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARDSFROM THE ACADEMY OF GENERAL DENTISTRY CHICAGO (August 26, 2008) – The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) recently awarded its Ontario constituent with the prestigious Constituent of the Year (COY) Award; the Continuing Education (CE) Award

August 13, 2008 News Oral Health

Prevora Study Achieves Full Enrollment

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The Prevention of Adult Caries Study of Prevora Achieves Full Enrolment. CHX Technologies Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company developing new preventive products for adult oral diseases, announced today that the Prevention of Adult Caries Study (PACS) of the antibacterial tooth

August 13, 2008 News Oral Health

Educators Announced for the 25th AACD Scientific Session

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Eucators Announced for the 25th Anniversary AACD Scientific Session Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2009. Honolulu, Hawaii will play host to the 25th Anniversary AACD Scientific Session, Excellence in Cosmetic Dentistry 2009, from Monday, April 27 – Friday, May 1, 2009.

August 13, 2008 News Oral Health

Sybron Dental Acquires Pentron Corporation

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Sybron Dental Specialties Acquires Pentron CorporationSecuring Rights to Resilon Technology ORANGE, CA August 5, 2008 Sybron Dental Specialties, Inc. announced today the addition of the Pentron brands to its corporate portfolio through the purchase of all the outstanding stock of

August 5, 2008 News Oral Health

Canadian Chapter holds 2nd AACP Meeting

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Last year the Canadian chapter of the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain was created and had it’s first very successful meeting thanks to the efforts of Drs. Dennis Marangos and Richard Goodfellow. The organization focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and

July 30, 2008 News Oral Health

DIAC’s Annual “Future of Dentistry” Survey Results

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Canadian Dentist’s Chairside Days Increasing A higher percentage of Canadian dentists spent over 250 chairside days in their practice over the past year, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Twelfth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey.

July 24, 2008 News Oral Health

LED’s Oral Cancer Symposium in Prague

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LED Dental Conducts Oral Cancer Symposium in Prague–VELscope Oral Cancer Screening System Well-Received by European Opinion Leaders LED Dental Inc., manufacturer of the VELscope Oral Cancer Screening System, recently conducted an Oral Cancer Symposium in Prague, Czech Republic. Featured presentations

July 3, 2008 News Oral Health

OSAP Contest Winners Announced

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OSAP Contest Winners Announced ANNAPOLIS, MD: July 2, 2008 – The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) announced the winners of its I See IC Contest during a memorable red carpet event at the OSAP Symposium in Palm Springs,

June 17, 2008 News Oral Health

ADA’s Evidence-Based Dentistry Weekend a Great Success!

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Success Marks ADA’s Evidenced-Based Dentistry Weekend in May. ADA holds two separate conferences in support of EBD CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 Several hundred dentists and other attendees from throughout the country participated in the recent American Dental Association (ADA) and

June 16, 2008 News Oral Health

Accelerated Recovery after Local Anesthesia

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Accelerated Recovery after Local Anesthesia A recent study in Anesthesia Progress has shown that phentolamine can reverse the effects of lidocaine 3055% faster than your body can metabolize it naturally, and there are no attributable side effects. The study by

June 9, 2008 News Oral Health

AACP Canadian Chapter Holding 2nd Symposium

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The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP) is holding its 2nd Annual International Symposium, September 25-26, 2008 in Toronto. The symposium features an impressive line-up of speakers including:Dr. Noshir Mehta ,the latest recipient of the Haden Stack Award.Dr. Mariano Roccabado,

June 5, 2008 News Oral Health

Koelnmesse to Organise IDEM India

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Koelnmesse will organise the “International Dental Exhibition and Meeting India” from 2009 The IDEM India for the international world of dental technology and dentistry will be held for the first time from 23 to 25 October in Mumbai. In order

June 5, 2008 News Oral Health

OSAP Addresses the Issue of Reception Room Infection Control

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OSAP Addresses Reception Room Infection Control ANNAPOLIS, MD: June 4, 2008 – The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) has addressed a subject seldom discussed: infection control in the reception area of the dental office. “The Reception Room” is

May 23, 2008 News Dental HygieneOral Health

ODHA Welcomes New President

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Margaret Detlor, RDH, is the new president of the Ontario dental Hygienists’ Association (ODHA).She has been a hygienist for 20 years and in 2002, started a mobile practice serving residents in long-term care homes.She can be reached through the ODHA

May 15, 2008 News Oral Health

Treating Osteoporosis calls for Physician, Dentist Collaboration

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Treating osteoporosis calls for physician, dentist collaboration: ADA Journal Oral health maintenance important for patients with osteoporosis CHICAGO, May 15, 2008 Physicians and dentists should collaborate to improve early detection and treatment of patients who have or may develop osteoporosis,

May 12, 2008 News Oral Health

ADA Opens Online Registration for the 149th Annual Meeting

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ADA Opens Online Registration for 149th Annual Dental Meeting in San Antonio CHICAGO, May 6, 2008 Registration is now open for the American Dental Association’s (ADA) 149th Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition in San Antonio, offering unique learning opportunities,

May 2, 2008 News ImplantologyOral HealthPublic Health

ALD May Improve Successful Implantation of Maxillary Bone for Patients with Estrogen Deficiency and/or Osteoporosis

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A new study has established that estrogen deficiency negatively affects implant osseointegration in rats’ maxillary bone. Results from the study also found that alendronate (ALD), an aminobisphosphonate, may improve the quality and quantity of bone available for a successful implant.

May 2, 2008 News Dental HygieneOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Stresses Good Oral Health During Pregnancy

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Research suggests there may be an association between maternal gum disease and pre-term birth and low birth weight babies. In addition, a recent study says that pregnant women with gum disease may be more likely to develop gestational diabetes. “Good