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June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

2017 is Truly the Year to Celebrate 150 Years

by Ralph Crawford

On July 1, 2017 Canada celebrated its 150 years of Confederation. The early struggles to bring our vast country together was indeed a wonderful achievement. John A. Macdonald was the leading figure which resulted in the British North America Act

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Natural Adjunct to Post-Operative Management After Third Molar Surgery

by Walter Tatch, DDS, FACOMS, Diplomate, ABOMS, Fellow, AACS

Removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures performed in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The most common postoperative complications of impacted lower third molar extractions are extended pain, trismus and facial swelling. These symptoms slow down the

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Evaluation of Plaque Removal Efficacy of a Novel Dye-Containing Toothpaste: A Clinical Trial

by Benjamin Z. Belavsky, DDS; Carla A. Evans, DDS, DMSc; Maria Grace Viana, MSc; Christine D. Wu, MS, PhD

Background Ineffective dental plaque removal has been shown to cause demineralization, caries, and periodontal disease. 1,2 This results in physical and cosmetic damage to both oral soft and hard tissues in the form of gingivitis, white spot lesions, enamel discoloration,

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Gingival Augmentation: High Powered 970nm Diode Laser

by Scott Benjamin, DDS

Early analysis and diagnosis of soft tissue abnormalities and discrepancies enhances the clinician’s ability to attain the best possible outcomes with minimally invasive procedures. All too often, conditions are allowed to progress to their more advanced stages due to the

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Silver Diamine Fluoride: NEW in North America!

by Sylvie Martel, RDH, DipDH, Teaching Certificate NDHCB

Dental caries is one of the most prevalent diseases affecting humans. Unfortunately, we do not yet have a grip on! 1 Over the years, researchers have actively looked for methods for treating and arresting decay other than traditional restorative options.

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

One Appointment Crowns and Bridges

by Irene Valerio Alfaro, MSc; Cyrus Tahmasebi, DDS

Abstract Manual tooth preparation has not changed over the past few decades. However, new dental materials, minimal invasive dentistry techniques and new digital technologies can improve dental preparations to reduce common errors in clinical practice that are essential for the

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

In-Office Air Quality Contamination: What You Don’t Know WILL Harm You

by Mark H.E. Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C)

This is an article to alert you to a silent but insidious problem in the dental profession, one that IS harmful to you, your entire team, your patients, and your family members. Can you recall if you or one of

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

The Silver Words of a Visiting Rich Dentist

by Ankur A Gupta, DDS

While in residency at MetroHealth hospital in downtown Cleveland, my class of GPRs were visited by a very successful dentist from a nearby suburb. He felt it tremendously necessary to emphasize how lucrative his private practice was. He was, in

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Oral Health Recognizes Significant Corporate Milestones

by Oral Health

Colgate-Palmolive William Colgate opened his small soap and candle business in 1806, one of the first establishments along Dutch Street in lower Manhattan. By 1873 the company had turned its attention to oral care and commercially produced the first nice

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Oral Health Board Reflects on 150 Years

by Oral Health

Jordan Soll, BSc (Hon), DDS, Dip. ABAD As Canada celebrates it’s 150th year and reflecting back on the changes and developments in dentistry, I believe two of the greatest advancements in our profession are: 1) Total Etch–Total Bonding 2) DigitizationAdvertisement

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Editorial: Ice Cubes to Eskimos

by Catherine Wilson

Six years after celebrating the 100th anniversary of Oral Health’s launch, another reason to celebrate appeared on the horizon…2017 is Canada’s 150th birthday. As the rest of the world seems to be crumbling around us, what better place on earth

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Accuracy and Resolution in 3D Digital Scanning

by Scott Parker, DDS, AASDA

There are many 3D intra-oral and laboratory scanners entering the market, creating a growing trend of digital scan use for impressions, and replacing traditional techniques. With so many systems available, it is time for the practitioner to begin considering the

June 28, 2017 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Announces Expanded Distribution in Canada

by Dentsply Sirona

This morning, the Company announced a new distribution agreement with Henry Schein Canada, Inc.  For over ten years, Henry Schein has been a significant partner in Canada, selling consumables, treatment centers, instruments and imaging products.  This new agreement, effective September

June 23, 2017 Product Spotlight

NuSmile Introduces BioCem to Canada

by NuSmile

NuSmile Ltd., the worldwide leader in pediatric esthetic restorative dentistry, announced today that its BioCem® Universal BioActive Cement will be available in Canada beginning in July. NuSmile BioCem is the first and only RMGI cement specifically designed for pediatric dentistry,

May 30, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Join Oral Health in Celebrating Canada150 in July

by Oral Health Group

Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday this July and we couldn’t pass up the chance to join in the celebrations. As a Canadian publication serving the dental industry, we are dedicating part of our July issue to feature exclusive Canada150

May 11, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Ontario Government Pushed to Offer More Dental Care Access

by Valerie MacDonald, Northumberland Today

A petition from the local health unit calling for the Ontario government to provide more dental care to adults and seniors in need has been presented to Queen’s Park by Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi. Delaying expansion of dental care

April 12, 2017 News Dental HygieneNewsPublic Health

PST on Insurance Premiums Could Limit Dental Care Access

by CBC News

Dental hygienists raised concerns that adding the PST to health insurance premiums will reduce access to dental care in Saskatchewan at a meeting with MLAs in Regina on Monday. The Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists Association organized the meeting to enlighten MLAs on

April 7, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPaediatric Dentistry

Nova Scotia Children Facing Poor Dental Care, Treatment

by The Canadian Press

A new report says 36 per cent of Nova Scotia children have cavities by the age of six due in part to a lack of proper dental care and early checkups. The study on oral health by Nova Scotia’s dentists

April 7, 2017 News Community outreachDentistryNews

Program Brings Together Dentists, Patients with Developmental Disabilities

by Dayla Lahring, St. Albert Gazette

On April 8 people with developmental disabilities will come face-to-face with dentists throughout the region as they participate in Sharing Smiles Day. The student-led event takes place at the University of Alberta and is designed to promote oral hygiene and

April 6, 2017 Product Spotlight

NuSmile Introduces LED Curing Light to Canada

by NuSmile

NuSmile Ltd., the worldwide leader in pediatric esthetic restorative dentistry, announced today that its LED Curing Light is now available in Canada. Made with light-weight durable cast aluminum housing, the NuSmile LED Curing Light delivers excellent performance and convenience at