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October 30, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Medicare Would Cover Dental And Vision If These Bills Pass Congress

by CNBC

Medicare beneficiaries would get dental, vision and hearing coverage if several bills now before Congress pass. In addition, the government would get authority to negotiate prices with drugmakers and create a cap for Medicare out-of-pocket spending on prescription drugs. All

October 29, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Reinforcing Good Oral Health Care Habits As Halloween Approaches

by California Dental Association

In the days leading up to Halloween and on National Brush Day, Nov. 1, dentists and their staff can reinforce the importance of good teeth-brushing habits to help remove sugary candy residue and prevent oral disease. Here are a few

October 29, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Academics Call For Release Of Data Behind Controversial Canadian Fluoride Study

by National Post

When the editor-in-chief of a highly reputable American medical journal decided to publish a potential bombshell study from Canada hinting that pregnant women who drink fluoridated water risk subtly damaging their child’s brain, he braced for the blowback. He worried

October 27, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Student CEO Presses Forward With Tooth-Cleaning Gum

by The Pitt News

Emily Siegel has always had an entrepreneurial streak when it came to sweet things. In elementary school, she sold candy at a local theater. In middle school, she was the top Girl Scout in cookie sales. In high school, she

October 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

KaVo Kerr Announces Partnership With TeamSmile And Its Mission To Provide Free Dentistry And Oral Health Education

by KaVo Kerr

Today, KaVo Kerr announced a partnership with TeamSmile, a national non-profit organization that provides free dental care and oral health education to underserved children throughout the United States, while partnering with professional and major college sports teams to provide a

October 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

The Oral Care/Oral Hygiene Market Is Projected To Reach USD 53.3 Billion By 2025

by Reportlinker

Factors such as the rising prevalence of dental diseases, growing awareness about oral health, growing geriatric population associated with edentulism, and growing number of small/private dental clinics with dental dispensaries are expected to drive the growth of the oral care/oral

October 21, 2019 News NewsOral Health

How China Is Shaping The Future Of Oral Health For The FDI World Dental Congress 2020 In Shanghai

by FDI World Dental Federation

In China, significant differences exist between urban and rural populations in terms of oral hygiene practices and access to oral care. Results of a study published in the International Dental Journal in 2005 revealed that regular tooth brushing was three times more

October 19, 2019 News CancerNewsOral Health

Abbotsford Hospital Fundraising For Cancer Dental Care

by CTV News

An oral cancer survivor from B.C. is speaking out to bolster a fundraising campaign to install a new dental suite for cancer patients at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Rosalyn Salanguit survived stage four cancer in her tongue, and despite doctors’ predictions

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

DMC’s 2019 Grenada dental mission trip
October 8, 2019 Feature CharityOral HealthPeriodontics

A Love Affair: DMC’s 2019 Grenada Dental Mission Trip

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM

Hello soul. I see you there. No more defences.  NowhereAdvertisement for you to hide.  No cloak to wear. You can’t prepare and I shall not spare you from me. For I am self-aware. Rise up now soul.  Burn hot and flare

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening
October 8, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

by Dre Nancy Mouradian DMD, FRCD(C), Cert. Paro, Dip. ABP Professeure assistante, Parodontiste Faculté de médecine dentaire, Université Laval, Québec, Canada; Tal Rapoport, DMD

Introduction With the continued high demand for esthetic dentistry, gingival health is among the first fundamental esthetic objectives during treatment planning. Diseased gingival tissues will possess a negative impact on a smile. The literature is replete with articles describing cosmetic

October 8, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

The New Canada Food Guide: Considerations For Periodontal Health

by Jennifer R. Beaudette; Carly A.R. Zanatta; Wendy E. Ward

The Updated Canada Food Guide This year marked the first update to the Canada Food Guide (CFG) since 2007. The highly recognizable rainbow showing different food groups was replaced with a plate of food – known as the ‘Eat Well

A zirconia hybrid abutment in place
October 8, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

Stock Abutments Cause Problems – Preventable By A Well-Designed Prosthesis Installation System

by Emil LA Svoboda, PhD, DDS

Why do I need to use special custom abutments for the restoration of my implants? I have been using stock abutments for a long time and I have cases that are 20 years old. I am not having any problems.

October 8, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthPeriodonticsPeriodontologyProsthodontics

Periodontal And Prosthodontic Management Of Class III Malocclusion: A Case Report

by Valentin Dabuleanu, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Tudor Dabuleanu, DDS

Introduction Modern implant dentistry has been shown to yield excellent well-documented long-term results, with 10-year success and survival rates above 95%.1 Dentists now have the choice of using an array of preoperative planning tools, both conventional and computer-aided, to help

October 8, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthPeriodonticsPeriodontology

The Fonthill Implant Care Protocol: A Critical Update

by Peter C. Fritz; Donna M. Lavoie; Roxanne More; Linda M. Dakin; Angie Nahli; Amanda B. Longo

It has been eight years since we published our Supportive Periodontal Implant Maintenance Protocol1 which has been shared and implemented in dental practices and hygiene colleges across the globe. With the exciting new periodontal and peri-implant classifications published simultaneously by

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October 8, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthPeriodonticsPeriodontology

Peri-Implant Diseases And Conditions: An Executive Summary Of The New Global Classification System For The Busy Dental Professional – Part II

by Amanda B. Longo, BSc, MSc, PhD; Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), MB

In 2017, the world of periodontology was redefined with significant updates to the classification system for periodontal and peri-implant disease. The work of more than 170 leading clinicians, scientists, and educators from around the globe culminated in the publication of

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October 8, 2019 Feature EditorialOral HealthPeriodontics

For Better Or Worse – Can You Tell The Difference?

by Dr. Peter Birek

Over the years our profession has managed to confuse patients by what we call ourselves. Can you tell the difference between dentists with various letters after their names? What is a bona fide (Latin for “in good face”; legal meaning

October 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Indigenous Communities In Northern Saskatchewan Receive Free Dental And Health Check-Ups

by Global News

Students and professionals travelled to northern Saskatchewan over a two-day period in late September to provide health and dental services to Indigenous communities. Oral exams, restorations, routing extractions, hygiene care and education were carried out at local elementary and high schools in La

September 16, 2019 News Oral Health

Olive And Mastic Trees Have Compounds That Help Improve Oral Health

by Your News

Bacteria, fungi, and viruses are integral parts of the human body. They outnumber cells 10 to one and are hosted by different systems, such as the skin, the mouth, and the gut. These microbes contribute to health through their genes, which are normally

September 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOrthodontics

Custom Shirts And DIY Dentistry

by Dr. Bruno Vendittelli, DDS, D. ORTHO, FRCD(C)

I’m a sucker for custom shirts. I enjoy the process of selecting the fabrics, getting fit by my tailor, Jean Paul, and wearing the final product. They fit perfectly and I feel great when I wear them. I buy four