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October 13, 2017 News NewsOral Health

American Dental Association Foundation Announces Hiring of Executive Director

by The American Dental Association (ADA)

The American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation Board of Directors announced today the hiring of Nick M. Falco, CFRE, CAE, as the Foundation’s new executive director. The ADA Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Dental Association, secures contributions and provides

October 13, 2017 News DentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Receives $2.8 Million as Part of Multi-Center Study to Stop the Progression of Cavities in Children

by NYU College of Dentistry

NIH-Funded Study to Test Cavity-Fighting Liquid at Three Clinical Sites The National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded a grant to a team of researchers – led by the University of

October 13, 2017 News NewsOral Health

How Canadian Dental Tourism Exploits Mexican Workers

by Krystyna Adams, Simon Fraser University for Macleans

The town of Los Algodones in Mexico is nicknamed “Molar City”. It has a population of just 6,000 people and, shockingly, it has more than 500 practising dentists. This has produced an intense clustering of dental clinics within a four block radius. Many

October 12, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Outstanding Innovators In Dentistry Honored At 15th Annual Shils Awards Ceremony

by Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, Inc.

The Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund Recognizes People, Organizations, and Programs for Their Contributions to the Dental Community and Public Oral Health Arena The Dr. Edward B. Shils Entrepreneurial Fund, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to innovative leadership in

October 11, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Dentsply Sirona Announces Program to Benefit Dentists Affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

by Dentsply Sirona

Relief program designed to support dentists in the states of Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Georgia focuses on long-term recovery of their practices. Dentsply Sirona announced that it is offering an extra 10 percent discount on MSRP pricing through the end

October 11, 2017 News Oral Health

Henry Schein Donates More Than $18,000 In Dental Supplies To The Growing Smiles Foundation

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Company’s Donation Supported Nonprofit During Mission to Treat Oral Health Needs of Underserved Children Living in Peru Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it donated more than $18,000 in dental supplies and equipment to the Growing Smiles Foundation in support

October 10, 2017 News News

LED Medical Diagnostics Announces DSN Software and Apteryx Imaging Integration DSN

by LED Medical Diagnostics Inc.

DSN practice management software systems now feature direct integration with LED’s Apteryx Imaging solutions LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LMD) is pleased to announce the launch of a partnership between DSN Software and LED subsidiary Apteryx,

October 10, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize ten individuals for their outstanding contributions to the dental hygiene profession, the national association, research, and knowledge translation. “Our 2017 award winners have set high goals and achieved much in

October 2, 2017 News News

Windsor Dentist Teams Up with Dragon to Make Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids

by CBC

Dr. Mark Luvisotto uses cartoon characters, fun props and high fives to keep kids at ease After brushing a dragon’s teeth sitting down in the dentist’s chair doesn’t seem so scary. A Windsor dentist is going to great lengths to

October 2, 2017 News News

Dentsply Sirona Announces Leadership Changes

by Dentsply Sirona

Mark A. Thierer Appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer Bob Size Appointed Interim President and Chief Operating Officer Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, today announced that its Board of Directors has implemented leadership changes with immediate effect intended to better

September 26, 2017 News News

DentalEZ® Announces Appointment of Lou Guellnitz

by DentalEZ®

As part of its ongoing evolution, DentalEZ Integrated Solutions today announced changes that will continue the transformation of the company. Effective September 18, 2017, Lou Guellnitz is joining the DentalEZ team as Key Account Manager. In his more than 30

September 26, 2017 News News

Dentsply Sirona Acquires Healthdent Technologies – the market leader in gutta-percha formulations

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, announces the acquisition of gutta-percha material technologies from Healthdent Technologies International.Healthdent – located in Palmdale, CA, USA– is market leader in this dental segment. “Healthdent’s unique and innovative gutta-percha material technologies are an ideal addition to

September 25, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Oversupply of Dentists Sparks Fierce Competition in Big Canadian Cities

by The Globe and Mail

Like many young dentists, Ben Greff, 33, graduated from the University of Alberta’s school of dentistry in 2015 already several hundred thousand dollars in debt. He landed his first job as an associate dentist at a rural practice in central

September 22, 2017 News News

DentalEZ® Integrated Solutions Announces Extended Wet Vacuum Warranty

by DentalEZ

DentalEZ is excited to announce a new warranty program for all RAMVAC® wet vacuums. All wet vacuums installed or shipped after August 14th, 2017 will have a 5 year limited warranty. Available in multiple sizes to fit the needs of

September 21, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Record-breaking Dentsply Sirona World Sets a New Precedent for Dental Conferences

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona World has concluded but the buzz surrounding the event continues… Dentsply Sirona World sold out weeks before the event launched on Thursday, Sept. 14, in Las Vegas and those who were lucky enough to attend experienced an event

September 19, 2017 News News

MMG Fusion Honored Again in 2017 with Cellerant’s Best of Class Technology Award

by MMG Fusion

MMG Fusion, the provider of the only all-in-on market software solution for the dental industry has been selected as a 2017 recipient of the Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award. This is the second year running that MMG Fusion has

September 18, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Vaping Doubles Risk of Smoking Cigarettes for Teens

by University of Waterloo

Teenagers who try e-cigarettes double their risk for smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study. The study — from the University of Waterloo and the Wake Forest School of Medicine — found that students in grades seven to 12

September 15, 2017 News News

DentalEZ® Announces Partnership with PSA

by DentalEZ®

As part of its strategic plan and ongoing evolution, DentalEZ® Integrated Solutions today announced changes that will continue the transformation of the company. Effective January 1, 2018, DentalEZ is partnering with PSA, Professional Sales Associates, Inc., on sales of its

September 15, 2017 News News

Dentsply Sirona World Welcomes More Than 7,000 Dental Professionals to Las Vegas to Connect with the Best in the Industry

by Dentsply Sirona

From September 14 to 16, 2017, dental professionals and experts from all over the world are meeting at Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas. This first-class event organized by Dentsply Sirona offers a unique program combining fascinating presentations, Breakout Sessions

September 14, 2017 News News

Carestream Dental Joins with Mercy Ships to Deliver Dental Care to Cameroon

by Carestream Dental

According to the World Health Organization, dental caries and periodontal disease “affect the vast majority of people” in Africa. In fact, 50-80 percent of school-aged children suffer from cavities. That’s why Carestream Dental has donated RVG intraoral sensor technology to Mercy