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March 29, 2019 News DentistryNews

Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium 2020

by Oral Reconstruction Foundation

The Oral Reconstruction Foundation is pleased to announce the theme and venue for the 2020 Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium. With a world-renowned lineup of speakers from all dental disciplines, the Symposium themed – 20/20 Vision – will cover a wide

March 27, 2019 News News

Bite-Mark Analysis Has Been Shown To Be Flawed Science

by Kenyon Wallace, Toronto Star

“Tell me what happened, don’t leave anything out.” The crime boss wanted Bradley Streiling to tell him everything about the death of two-year-old Noah Cownden, Streiling’s stepson. Streiling began, haltingly, to recount how Noah had slipped from the bathtub at

December 19, 2018 News News

Oral Health’s Top 10 Dental News Stories of 2018

by Oral Health

With another year down it’s time to look back and see what headlines you stopped scrolling for. There was no shortage of hot topics (think sterilization and oral/systemic health) to keep our website and newsletter active every week. 2018 was

July 2, 2018 News News

Esthetic, Restorative Dental Conference Coming Soon

by Clinical Research Dental

Sun-soaked vineyard views, world acclaimed wineries, and six of Dentistry’s most distinguished speakers, book your calendars for the Napa Valley Dental Conference presented by Clinical Research Dental. Scheduled for September 27-29, 2018 and hosted at The Meritage Resort & Spa,

June 29, 2018 News NewsOHGdata

Laser Interest Varies Throughout Dentistry

by Oral Health

There’s no arguing it: lasers are making a splash in dentistry. With a growing interest and respect for the new tool, continuing education courses on lasers are popping up all over the place. While 22.6 per cent of Canadian dentists*

June 27, 2018 News News

Plaster Which Sticks Inside Mouth Will Revolutionize Treatment of Oral Conditions

by University of Sheffield

Scientists from the University of Sheffield’s School of Clinical Dentistry, working in close collaboration with Dermtreat A/S from Copenhagen, have developed a unique patch using special polymers which are able to stick to moist surfaces. The patch successfully administers steroids

June 22, 2018 News News

Nobel Biocare Invites to 2019 Global Symposium in Las Vegas

by Nobel Biocare

Dental professionals should mark their calendars for the 2019 Nobel Biocare Global Symposium which will take place in Las Vegas under the theme “Knowledge changes everything”. Featuring a change of location, program and venue, the potent combination of expert knowledge

June 21, 2018 News News

Carestream Dental Announces Dr. Lea Al Matny as Clinical Specialty Director

by Carestream Dental

As a global provider of digital imaging solutions and practice management software, Carestream Dental places an importance on hiring clinicians within the organization to better assist oral health professionals. For this reason, Carestream Dental is excited to announce that Lea

June 20, 2018 News News

Connecting the Mouth and Body in 21st Century Healthcare

by Philips Oral Healthcare

Philips Oral Healthcare hosted its bi-annual Symposium in Amsterdam with a series of internationally renowned speakers exploring the future of oral health and overall health Philips Oral Healthcare hosted its two-day Scientific Symposium (18th-19th June): Connecting the Mouth and Body

June 14, 2018 News News

Henry Schein Signs Global Partnership With International College of Dentists

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it has entered into a new partnership agreement with the International College of Dentists (ICD) to become the exclusive partner for the organization’s centennial anniversary. ICD, which has been Honoring the World’s

June 14, 2018 News News

New Brunswick Bans Sugary Drink Sales in Schools

by Elizabeth Fraser, CBC News

New Brunswick’s public schools are getting rid of chocolate milk and juices in a revamped nutrition policy that Education Minister Brian Kenny announced on Wednesday. The province unveiled reforms to Policy 711, also known as the “healthier school food environment” policy, at

June 12, 2018 News News

The Canary System Nominated for 2018 Manning Innovation Award

by The Canary System

On May 31, 2018, Dr. Stephen Abrams and Dr. Andreas Mandelis were nominated for the 2018 Manning Innovation Award in recognition for their work in creating The Canary System™. The Canary System is a laserbased device which finds small cavities

June 12, 2018 News News

Good Oral Health Tops Adults’ Daily Confidence in Survey

by Delta Dental Plans Association

Confidence can affect many aspects of an adult’s life spanning successful relationships, career and earning potential. According to a recent national survey from Delta Dental, Americans relate success with smiling often. More than half of adults (53 percent) say their

June 12, 2018 News News

Dental Office Manager Admits to Embezzling $280,000

by Dallas Franklin, Oklahoma's News 4

An Oklahoma woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $280,000 from a dental office. Officials with the United States Department of Justice say Annette M. Straily, of Comanche, pleaded guilty to bank fraud and singing a false federal income

June 12, 2018 News News

Missing Step in Sterilization Causes Possible Disease Exposure

by FOX 12 Staff

A Multnomah County dental clinic says up to 18 instrument packets were improperly sterilized last month and may have exposed patients to HIV, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B. Up to 18 of the 524 patients treated at Southeast Dental Clinic

June 6, 2018 News NewsOHGdata

Over Half of Dentists Discover New Products in Dental Journals, Websites

by Oral Health

It’s difficult to stay on top of the latest technology and trends in dentistry – it is literally changing every day! So where do you keep track of it all? Well, for 51.2 per cent of Canadian dentists,* dental journals

June 6, 2018 News News

Canada Health Minister Considers Warnings on Individual Cigarettes

by Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press

The federal health minister says she’s in favour of putting health warnings directly on individual cigarettes in what she calls a “bold” idea.” The proposed measure is being studied by Health Department officials, Ginette Petitpas Taylor said Thursday as she

June 6, 2018 News News

Canadian Teen’s Fight for Braces Leads to NIHB Policy Change

by Mark Blackburn, APTN National News

It was a three-year court battle of David versus Goliath proportions and the victory will have rippling effects for other kids covered by Health Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits program. Josey Willier, from Sucker Creek First Nation in Alberta, was just

June 4, 2018 News News

Celebrity Dentist Guilty of Aggravated and Common Assault

by Angus Thompson, The Sydney Morning Herald

A woman who was indecently assaulted by a dentist to the stars has encouraged others to speak out against sexual abuse. The dental assistant was working for Dr David Carr – who has taken to Facebook to boast of clients

June 4, 2018 News News

Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens New Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Inc., The Dental Solutions Company™, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art training facility, the Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte (DSAC), with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Set to loud applause from enthusiastic attendees,