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January 6, 2016 News DentalMaterials & TechnologyPublic Health

1-800-DENTIST Launches Two New Consumer Ad Campaigns

by Oral Health

LOS ANGELES, CA – 1-800-DENTIST®, the dental profession’s #1 source of pre-screened new patient leads, announced that it is launching two new consumer ad campaigns to kick off 2016, “Discover the New Dentistry” and “A Brand New Beginning.” “Discover the

October 22, 2015 News Dental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Releases ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing

by American Dental Association

Available now from the ADA is the ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing. This publication is designed to assist the dental team in dealing with complicated pain/sedation management and opioid abuse issues. It also addresses regulations

October 14, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Doctors’ Notes: Your mouth is a gold mine of information about overall health

by Dr. Iona Leong University of Toronto

The eyes may be the window to the soul but the mouth reveals much about the rest of your body. Canker sores, dry mouth, swollen gums and sores that don’t heal — these could be important symptoms of medical issues

October 5, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Continues to Build Partnerships with Dental Industry

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is committed to working with its dental industry partners to build a stronger awareness and deeper understanding of the dental hygiene profession and to advocate and promote oral health nationwide. As CDHA prepares for

September 22, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Supports Health Action Lobby’s Call to Action on Health Care – The Canadian Way

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) joins other members of Canada’s Health Action Lobby (HEAL) to remind federal leaders that Canadians want government to make the challenges facing our health-care system a priority. Public opinion research consistently reveals that Canadians

June 17, 2015 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Launches Oral Health Website for the Public

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

 The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is thrilled to announce the launch of www.dentalhygienecanada.ca— a website containing a wealth of information for the general public about dental hygiene and oral health. The site features oral health facts and FAQs, information

August 26, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Warning to parents on high acidity drinks

by Science Daily

Dental researchers at the University of Adelaide are warning parents of the dangers of soft drinks, fruit juice, sports drinks and other drinks high in acidity, which form part of a “triple-threat” of permanent damage to young people’s teeth. For

July 9, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

Oral piercing group to dentists: Work with us!

by Rob Goszkowski - Associate Editor, DrBicuspid.com

When DrBicuspid.com posted a picture on its Facebook page of a wide, clear lip piercing plug that offered a view of the wearer’s dentition, it elicited a record-breaking response, reaching nearly 41,000 people and receiving hundreds of comments and shares. It

June 26, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

Taking in the 4th Women’s Dental Conference

by Clinical Research

Common interests and perspectives brought together a host of women in dentistry at the 4th Women’s Dental Conference, presented by Clinical Research Dental. In a relaxing and intimate setting, this immersive event served as a means to refresh the ladies’

June 2, 2014 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Treating Soft Tissue Oral Disease in Everyday Practice ADA Guide now available

by American Dental Association

The ADA Practical Guide to Soft Tissue Oral Disease (P033) is a tool to aid in identifying, diagnosing and treating soft tissue oral disease in everyday clinical practice. This 247-page guide directs readers through screening examinations, description and documentation and

May 27, 2014 News DentistryOral HealthPublic Health

Why Dental Professionals Need To Get Serious About Social Media

by PRWeb

MIS Implants Technologies Ltd. is building a fantastic following of dental professionals around the world, serious about social media. We’re not only creating awareness about MIS products and services, we’re getting to know people – lots of people in the

May 19, 2014 News DentistryOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Report to Congress Addresses Barriers to Access

by American Dental Association

Report Highlights Solutions, Programs and Needed Next Steps  The American Dental Association (ADA) today released its inaugural “Action for Dental Health: Report to Congress” which recognizes the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Action for Dental Health (ADH) movement

May 14, 2014 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

What a Dentist Should Do When a Patient is Fearful

by Modern Practice

Fear and dentistry seem to go hand in hand.  Whether the fear comes from childhood experiences or is solely psychological, fear is a real thing that patients often bring with them to their appointments. Here’s what most dentists and their

April 23, 2014 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

NFL Greats Turn To Dentists For Sleep Apnea Treatment As A Result Of Pro Player Health Alliance Recent Awareness Efforts

by PRWeb

An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy as their solution to sleep apnea. An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy

April 21, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

Smokers’ taste buds ‘do not allow them to taste bitterness of coffee’

by Medical News Today

Though conventional pairing has cigarettes and coffee going together, researchers have found that the toxic chemicals in tobacco may hamper taste bud regeneration, resulting in smokers not being able to adequately taste the bitterness of their regular cup of joe.

April 15, 2014 News DentistryGeriatric DentistryOral HealthPublic Health

“Silent Airway Connection” Conference to Focus on Multidisciplinary Approach for Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric and Adult Breathing and Sleep Disorders

by American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD)

Airway Obstruction, Breathing and Sleep Disorders Linked to Physiological and Cognitive Development, Cardiovascular Disease and Other Critical Health Concerns  The American Academy of Physiological Medicine and Dentistry (AAPMD) is leading the charge for an integrated medical approach to the diagnosis

March 26, 2014 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

April is National Facial Protection Month

by Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD), American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), and the American Dental Association (ADA

Five Tips to Prevent Facial Injuries with Simple Sports Safety Precautions Five of the nation’s top dental associations want to remind young athletes to play it safe by wearing a mouth guard during recreational and organized sports this spring.  Research

March 21, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Embrace Your Oral Health April 6-12: National Dental Hygienists Week

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

April is Oral Health Month in Canada, and an important part of the celebration is National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™), which takes place from April 6–12.  Sponsored by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), a national organization representing more than

March 19, 2014 News DentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

New Look at Embryonic Teeth Could Prevent Problems Later in Life

by Canadian Light Source

A new 3D imaging technique could help prevent teeth and jaw problems through early intervention by identifying incoming wisdom teeth, crowded teeth, and malocclusion – all before they have time to start. The findings lay the groundwork and could have

March 10, 2014 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

A Successful Pacific Dental Conference!

by The 2014 Pacific Dental Conference Organizing Group

The Pacific Dental Conference has once again surpassed its attendance record to date with over 12, 700 participants. This year’s attendance included over 3500 Dentists, 2000 Dental Hygienisst, along with 2350 Exhibitors, making this conference a great success. Be sure