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October 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

Launching New Partnership with Women in DSO: Dentsply Sirona as a Founding Partner to Support Women in Leadership Positions

by Dentsply Sirona

For years, Dentsply Sirona has been committed to promoting women in dentistry. Through various programs, the world’s largest manufacturer of dental products and technologies supports the professional development of female dentists and dental technicians, advocates for equality, and helps give

October 19, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Hygienists Brace for Pitched Battles with Dentists in Fights Over Practice Laws

by News-Medical.Net

This year, the Illinois legislature was considering measures to expand oral health treatment in a state where millions of people live in dental care deserts. But when the Illinois State Dental Society met with key lawmakers virtually for its annual lobbying

Entering the World of Dentistry: 5 Pieces of Advice for the New Grad
October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsGeneral PracticeNew dentistsNew grads

Entering the World of Dentistry: 5 Pieces of Advice for the New Grad

by Michelle Budd, DDS. Patient Safety Consultant, dentalcorp; Nicola Deall, Chief People Officer, dentalcorp

Like any profession, stepping into the real world of dentistry after graduation can be intimidating. Building a plan for your development now will help set you up for a successful and rewarding dental career in the long term. While dental

Dental School
October 15, 2021 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew grads

All I Really Need to Know, I Learned After Dental School

by Dr. Sanjukta Mohanta, B.Sc., DDS

What’s my biggest regret – dental school. I don’t regret going; I regret not doing it right. I would go through dental school all over again … and pay for it. Why? You see, I was an unlikely dental student.

October 8, 2021 Feature Chairside ChatsOral HealthPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Chandan Advani

by Oral Health

Dr. Chandan Advani Co-CEO of Brush Dental Clinics, Toronto, Ontario What is one thing you know now that you wish you had known at the start of your career? The one thing I appreciate now is just how valuable and

October 8, 2021 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

A New Tool for Cleaning Excess Resin Cement

by Nathaniel C. Lawson, DMD PhD; Bushra Nizami, BDS, Krisha Shah BDS

Cleaning excess cement after cementation of a crown is a tedious but important clinical procedure. Failure to remove excess cement can lead to plaque accumulation, gingival inflammation and possibly even bone loss.1 Removal of cement is even more difficult when

October 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Success Story: Ivoclar Vivadent Looks Back on a Year of the Ivotion Denture System – and Presents Even More Application Options and a Greater Choice of Gingiva Shades

by Ivoclar Vivadent

It has been just over a year since the innovative Ivotion Denture System from Ivoclar Vivadent revolutionized the fabrication of removable dentures. During this time, the company has not only won over numerous users, but it has also kept its

October 6, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

TempStars CEO Dr. James Younger Adopts Perspective of Hygienists and Dental Assistants in Oral Health Magazine Article

by TempStars

Dr. James Younger, the founder and CEO of TempStars, North America’s largest and #1 rated dental temping and hiring service, has authored another piece for Oral Health Group, Canada’s leading magazine for the dental industry – this time for Oral Hygiene,

October 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

NHS Dentistry Access Delays: “I Pulled 11 of My Own Teeth Out”

by BBC

Danielle Watts lives in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and has, as she puts it, been doing her own dentistry – removing 11 of her own teeth. “There’s been no help out there,” she says. “My dentist shut six years ago

September 28, 2021 News DentistryInfection controlNews

New CDC Training Resource Outlines Principles of Infection Prevention, Control in Dental Settings

by ADA

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Oral Health released a free, online training on safe care in the dental office and the principles of infection prevention and control. Foundations: Building the Safest Dental Visit is a self-paced training

September 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

Making a Lasting Impact: Dentsply Sirona Announces 5-Year Partnership Agreement with Smile Train and a $5 Million Donation

by Dentsply Sirona

Today, Dentsply Sirona, the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products, announced the official launch of its partnership with Smile Train, the world’s largest cleft-focused organization. For over 20 years, Smile Train has supported safe and quality cleft care for

September 24, 2021 News Dental ProductDentistryNews

Premier Dental® Continues Strong Innovation Push with Three New Inspired Solutions

by Premier® Dental

Premier Dental®, a global privately-held developer, manufacturer and distributor of dental and medical products, discussed its 2021 innovation agenda today, encompassing three new products that will provide dental professionals with important new solutions that help deliver efficacy, convenience and improved patient

September 24, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Extends the Lucitone Digital Print Denture System with New Material Indications and Planned Print Platform Validations for Asiga and SprintRay

by Dentsply Sirona

New denture tooth materials and indications significantly expand the production capabilities of the Lucitone Digital Print Denture System enabling the production of nearly all full arch denture types. Additionally, Dentsply Sirona announces the planned validation of Asiga and SprintRay 3D

September 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

WesternU College of Dental Medicine Receives Federal Grant to Increase Faculty Diversity

by Western University

Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine (CDM) received nearly $1 million in federal funding to increase diversity in the dental workforce and provide equitable oral health care in rural and underserved areas.  CDM was awarded a HRSA

September 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Will Not Be Asking for Proof of Vaccination

by CTV News

An orthodontist in Timmins and past president of the Ontario Dental Association says dental care is considered health care, which means dentists will treat anyone in the province regardless of vaccination status. “We also recognize, you know, groups of people

September 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Announces New Sustainability Strategy. Beyond. Taking Action for a Brighter World.

by Dentsply Sirona

As a global leader in oral health, Dentsply Sirona is committed to drive change towards sustainable dentistry. Demonstrating this commitment, Dentsply Sirona announces sustainability goals, publishes its inaugural sustainability report and new dedicated hub on its website, outlining its strategy

September 20, 2021 News DentistryMental HealthNews

Mental Health and Dentistry: Preparing for the One in Five

by Rachel Boutet, University of Toronto

As fourth-year DDS students enter their final year on campus, they will be heading to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to complete a clinical rotation. While third-year DDS students are given the option to do a one-week

September 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Art Work for Dental Work: This Vancouver Dentist Has Traded His Services for 25 Years

by CBC

Curator Patrik Andersson is days away from opening a new exhibition at Griffin Art Projects in North Vancouver. The show will ultimately gather at least 100 works, with most representing a who’s who of the established local art scene. They’re all very

September 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Offering Membership Plans for the Uninsured

by NBC News

Nevada dentist David White has seen diseased and rotted teeth in the mouths of patients who routinely put off checkups and avoided minor procedures such as fillings. While dental phobia is a factor, White said, the overriding reason people avoid

September 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dental Resident Draws on Military Background to Treat Complex Cases

by University of Toronto

As a dentist in the Canadian Armed Forces, Jesse Barker had to think on his feet – a skill that’s coming in handy during graduate dental training in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry. “The skills you learn in military basic