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May 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: Province-Wide Stay-at-Home Order Extended to June 2


The Government of Ontario announced that the current Province-wide Stay-at-Home order will remain in effect at least until June 2, 2021. The Government’s announcement does not alter the scope of care that dentists are permitted to provide. All dentists must

May 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dental Procedures During Pandemic Are No Riskier Than a Drink of Water

by Ohio State University

A new study’s findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching COVID-19 at the dentist’s office. SARS-CoV-2 spreads mainly through respiratory droplets, and dental procedures are known to produce an abundance of aerosols –

May 13, 2021 News ImplantologyNews

AI Helps Predict Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Diseased Dental Implants

by University of Michigan

Peri-implantitis, a condition where tissue and bone around dental implants becomes infected, besets roughly one-quarter of dental implant patients, and currently there’s no reliable way to assess how patients will respond to treatment of this condition. To that end, a

May 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

Newest TeleDent™ Release Has Key Features That Dental Professionals Need and Patients Want for Post-COVID Dentistry

by MouthWatch, LLC

MouthWatch, LLC a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices recently added significant new features to its award-winning TeleDent™ all-in-one teledentistry platform designed to further balance its provider and patient benefits. Long regarded as

May 11, 2021 News DentistryNews

Celebrating National Root Canal Appreciation Day

by Sonendo

A Reason for Patients to Smile Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced their celebration of National Root Canal Appreciation Day on May 12, 2021. National Root Canal Appreciation Day occurs during the American

May 11, 2021 News DentistryNew TechnologiesNews

Researchers Move Closer to Regenerative Dentistry with 3D Printing

by 3D Printing Industry

A team of interdisciplinary researchers at KU Leuven University have taken a step closer to being able to regrow teeth from the root using 3D printing. Dental conditions resulting from trauma and developmental anomalies can often affect developing permanent teeth, particularly in

May 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Guidance: Antigen Point-of-Care Testing


The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has amended the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act, 1990 to allow some healthcare workers, including dentists, to perform Antigen Point-of-Care Testing (Antigen POCT) for COVID-19. Point-of-care testing (POCT or “rapid testing”) uses an approved

May 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: How Directive #2 Affects Dentistry


The Ministry of Health has now clarified the impact of Directive #2 for Health Care Providers. It confirmed that this version of Directive #2 is intended to stop procedures that could tax intensive care resources (e.g., procedures that carry higher risks of

May 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Liberals Signal They Won’t Support NDP Dental Care Motion

by iPolitics

The Liberal government indicated on Tuesday that it’s uninterested in supporting an NDP motion calling for the creation of a federal dental care program, and that, instead, it wants a parliamentary committee to study the idea. M-62, the dental care

May 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

A-dec and KaVo Announce Collaboration

by A-dec & KaVo

Top Global Brands Deliver Excellence Amplified to the Dental Industry Today, A-dec and KaVo, two of the most respected names in the dental industry, are proud to announce a new collaboration to deliver premier products and world-class service to dental

May 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Partners with FDI World Dental Federation on Sustainability

by Dentsply Sirona

Sustainability in dentistry is a complex topic that involves many stakeholders and will require action and collaboration across the dental industry. Together with GSK Consumer Healthcare, Colgate and TePe Dentsply Sirona will partner with FDI to develop and publish a

May 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

Sonendo® & TDO® Software Sponsor AAE “Save Your Tooth Month”

by Sonendo and TDO

Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced their renewed sponsorship of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) Save Your Tooth Month. This year Sonendo is partnering with affiliate company TDO Software, Inc.,

May 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

Restoring Smiles with Nanomaterials: U.S. Based Chemist Sumita Mitra Named European Inventor Award 2021 Finalist

by European Inventor Award

Mitra nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) innovation prize for her pioneering use of nanotechnology in dentistry; invention has been used in more than one billion tooth restorations worldwide The European Patent Office (EPO) announces that U.S.-based Chemist Sumita Mitra has been

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

ClearDent and Social Ordeals Announce An Exclusive Canadian Dental Partnership.

by ClearDent

ClearDent announced a new partnership with Social Ordeals to further support dental practices in their recovery and growth aspirations. “Connecting with Social Ordeals’ advanced digital marketing solutions was an easy decision in our quest to further support Canadian dentists,” says

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

FDI World Dental Federation Sustainability in Dentistry Initiative Unites Eco-Conscious Dental Industry Partners Around a Common Aim

by FDI World Dental Federation

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI)  launched a new initiative, with commitments from four founding industry partners – Colgate, Dentsply-Sirona, GSK Consumer Healthcare, and TePe – to lead the charge on sustainability in dentistry. Over the next two years FDI will

May 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Forensic Dentist Mary Bush Honored by American Academy of Forensic Sciences

by The University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo forensic dentist Mary Bush has received the 2021 Reidar F. Sognnaes Award of Excellence in Forensic Odontology from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). She is the first woman to receive the honor. The annual award

May 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dental Professor Helps Provide Free Care, Fuel and Supplies for Thousands of Syrian Refugees Throughout Pandemic

by The University at Buffalo

A global pandemic could not deter UB professor Othman Shibly from delivering supplies and oral health care to Syrians who have become refugees or been displaced by the ongoing war in Syria. Through the UB Global Miles for Smiles program,

April 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Halifax-Area Dentist Facing Assault Charges in N.L. Has License Suspension Lifted

by CBC

A Halifax-area dentist facing criminal charges in Gander, N.L., for allegedly allowing a jail guard to perform a dental procedure on an inmate has had his licence suspension lifted in Nova Scotia. But Dr. Louis Bourget can only practise under tight restrictions,

April 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

A Big Win for Baylor Basketball and the Dental Lifeline Network

by Lanmark360

Keating Dental Lab’s NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge was a slam dunk Thanks to Keating Dental Lab, the Baylor Men’s basketball team and the generosity of a dental industry marketing professional, Dental Lifeline Network (DLN) was a big winner in this

April 19, 2021 News NewsOral Health

New X-PUR Opti-Rinse 0.05% Mint Flavor!

by Oral Science

Following repeated requests from its loyal users, Oral Science is pleased to announce that X-PUR Opti-Rinse Plus 0.05% (daily use) will now be offered in a delicious mint flavor specifically designed for the particular taste of adult patients. This new