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December 4, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Saskatchewan’s Dental Hygienist Shortage Exacerbated By Extra Year of Required Training

by CBC News

A chronic shortage of dental hygienists in the province became worse this year after changes were made to the diploma program for students. Instead of two years to get a diploma, the Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists Association now requires students to

December 4, 2019 News News

University of Alberta Dental Students Donate Thousands of Pairs of Socks

by CTV News

Inner city Edmontonians will soon have warmer feet this winter thanks to the University of Alberta Faculty of Dentistry. Students and staff from the school amassed 9,374 pairs of socks destined for the Boyle McCauley Health Centre. “It feels amazing,”

November 27, 2019 News News

With Help From UBC Student Hygienists, Union Gospel Mission Expands Clinics To New West Clients

by Vancouver Sun

It’s been three years since Dwight Harvey has had his teeth cleaned by a hygienist so he was happy to be among the first patients at the expansion of a pop-up dental office staffed by University of B.C. students. Students

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November 19, 2019 Feature

The 2 “Rules’’ Of Job Search

by Michele Bush

Many believe that a successful job search is based primarily on our resume – education, previous employment, certifications, involvement in extracurricular activities. Yet there is so much more to it, especially for those who may not have a lot of

November 5, 2019 News News

University Of Alberta Students Provide Free Dental Care For Those Without Insurance

by Global News

Every Saturday morning during the school year, dentistry and dental hygiene students from the University of Alberta in Edmonton provide cleanings and checkups for free. It’s part of the Student Health Initiative for the Needs of Edmonton (SHINE) clinic. Students

October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

A Note From The Federation Of Canadian Dentistry Student Association

by Natalie Pollock, President, FCDSA

I clearly remember sitting in the aisle seat of my undergraduate lecture hall, anxiously waiting for my phone to light up with a call. When it did, I’m not sure I caught a single word Dr. Paul Allison (McGill’s former

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October 31, 2019 Feature Dental FAQDental StudentsFinancesNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

5 Burning Questions For Dental Students & Associates

by Melanie Langevin, CPA, CMA

Dental students and associates are a busy bunch. With long hours and a hectic schedule, figuring out your tax filings can slip down your priority list. This group typically asks about five topics: deductions against your income, moving expenses, impact

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October 31, 2019 Feature Continuing EducationDental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

What’s Next For The Graduating Dentist?

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

Dental students who have recently completed their education may find themselves pondering many questions. For example, they may be considering their need to find a stable job. Geographic location may be a particular focus – what setting would encourage a

October 30, 2019 News News

From Bangkok To Boston: Dental Students From Around The World Visit GSDM As Part Of International Externship Exchange Program

by Boston University

The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) welcomed students and faculty from six dental schools around the world this summer as part of the International Externship Exchange Program (IEEP). Through this program, select GSDM fourth-year Doctor of Dental

October 24, 2019 News

Canadian Dental Student Conference 2020

by Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations

  Join us on January 10-11, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver, Canada to celebrate the Second FCDSA Canadian Dental Student Conference. One of the main goals of CDSC 2020 is to reach beyond the fundamentals of dental education

October 12, 2019 News Dental StudentsNews

Dental Residents Study Mindfulness Alongside Molars

by Sinai Health System

As the co-director of the Facial Pain Unit in the Department of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital as well as an Associate in Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto, Dr. Bruce Freeman was seeing some

September 27, 2019 News News

$1-Million Gift From dentalcorp Helps Western Advance The Future Of Dentistry

by dentalcorp

Dentalcorp, a partnership of Canada’s largest network of dental clinics, ­is supporting students and alumni of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry with a $1-million gift to enhance continuing education and development. “One of our mantras from Day One

September 12, 2019 News News

How Pipeline Programs Can Increase Diversity In Dentistry

by New York University

The field of dentistry has a diversity problem. Despite calls for a more diverse workforce, only 15.2 percent of dental school applicants in 2016 were underrepresented minorities, according to the American Dental Education Association. Having more dentists from diverse backgrounds

July 11, 2019 News NewsOral Health

NYU Dentistry/Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program Provided Free Oral Healthcare to 3,000+ People During 2018-2019 School Year

by New York University

More than 3,000 people in four different countries – 2,049 children and 1,076 adults – received free dental care during the 2018-2019 school year, thanks to the NYU Dentistry/Henry Schein Cares Global Student Outreach Program. This year marks the 10th anniversary

October 22, 2018 News News

Student-Run Clinic in Saskatoon Breaking Barriers for Those Needing Dental Care

by David Giles, Global News

People in Saskatoon facing financial barriers to dental care now have a new option. Four students nearing completion of their four-year dentistry program at the University of Saskatchewan are opening Direct Dental. “We want to be able to address any barriers patients

September 10, 2018 News News

Becoming a Dentist in B.C. Now Costs More Than 500 Root Canals

by Alex McKeen, StarMetro Vancouver

Matthew Yeung has wanted to be a dentist since high school. He’s well aware of the age-old trope that patients dread dental appointments, but he was willing to set aside negative perceptions of the profession for what he sees as

April 11, 2018 News News

ADA Awards 2018 Dental Student Scholarships

by American Dental Association

The ADA Foundation today named the seven dental students who will receive its 2018 Dental Student Scholarships. Each scholarship is valued at $20,000. The ADA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Program is designed to recognize dental students who are strong academically

March 16, 2018 News News

Global Competition Advancing Students and Their Work in Dental Research

by Dentsply Sirona

March 21, 2018 will mark the 58th Annual AADR / Dentsply Sirona Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application Awards Program and Reception acknowledging the winners of national competitions from around the world as well as the overall

February 6, 2018 News Oral Health

Yale Dental Students Took Selfie with Severed Heads

by CTV News

Graduate dental school students and a top University of Connecticut orthodontics professor took a selfie with two severed heads used for medical research at a training workshop at Yale University last year — an episode Yale officials called “disturbing” and

May 29, 2017 News Dental VideoDentistryNews

Dental Students Receive Grant for Humorous Video

by Jason Raven, WRDW-TV

What started as a randomly assigned group project is now helping save lives all across the world. Diana Tran, Dahlia Levine, Varun Iyer, and Zach Dubin, four students at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, were randomly put