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February 11, 2021 News DentistryNews

Independent Dentists Struggled for Visibility During the Worst of COVID–19 — Can They Survive?

by DMscore

According to a new study by cloud-based Business Intelligence firm DMscore™, marketing spend by dentists nationwide dropped significantly between April 2020 and December 2020—an unsurprising finding. Can independent practices compete? “Most independent dental offices will probably struggle to survive in the coming

February 10, 2021 News News

dentalcorp Completes $200 Million Capital Raise

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp (the “Company”), Canada’s largest network of dental clinics, announced today it has raised an additional $200 million, bringing the total to $500 million of capital commitments raised by the Company in the past twelve months. The capital will be used to fund the Company’s

February 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

Less Drilling, Less Germ Spray: Dentistry Adapts to the Covid Era

by New York Times

Ann Enkoji normally enjoys seeing her dental hygienist, but when her dentist’s office in Santa Monica, Calif., canceled her cleaning visit last spring, she felt relieved. She had been wary of keeping the appointment anyway, worried about someone else’s fingers

February 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

Keating Dental Lab Introduces Exciting New Episodes of its Highly Entertaining “Dental Up!” Podcast as well as its Newly Established “Case of the Week” Educational Video Series for Dentists

by Keating Dental Lab

Produced and hosted by Dr. Mike DiTolla, “Dental Up!” and “Case of the Week” are free, educational, and instructional content available to dentists worldwide by Keating Dental Lab Keating Dental Lab has signed Dr. Mike DiTolla, accomplished dental educator and

January 29, 2021 News DentistryNews

Nanaimo Dentist Among Dental Professionals Urging Province to Include Them in Phase 2

by Troy Landreville, mycomoxvalleynow

A Vancouver Island dentist is joining the chorus of dental professionals calling to be included in Phase 2 of B.C.’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout. Last weekend, the BC Dental Association wrote to Premier John Horgan, urging the province to moved to

January 29, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Maintains Cancellation for International Dental Show (IDS) Even for New Date in September 2021

by Dentsply Sirona

After the postponement of the International Dental Show (IDS) to September 2021, Dentsply Sirona stands by its decision to refrain from participating after weighing all the facts. This also applies to Dentsply Sirona brands VDW, MIS and Zhermack. Dentsply Sirona

January 28, 2021 News DentistryNews

GTHA Dental Group Wants Quicker Access to COVID-19 Vaccine for Dentists and Their Staff

by CBC News

Dentists and their staff should have quicker access to the COVID-19 vaccine because they’re at high risk for the virus and play a key role in the pandemic, says the head of a Stoney Creek dental group. Julie Hamada, executive director

January 27, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NYU Dentistry Launches Center for Oral Health Policy and Management

by NYU

New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has announced the creation of the NYU Dentistry Center for Oral Health Policy and Management, an interdepartmental and interdisciplinary think tank that focuses on oral health policy and management in the 21st century.

January 27, 2021 News News

Medicom Announces New President of North American Business Unit

by AMD Medicom Inc.

AMD Medicom Inc. (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks, personal protective equipment and infection control solutions, today announced the appointment of John Tourlas as the company’s new President, North America. Mr. Tourlas assumed the position on January

January 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Say They’re ‘Trained and Willing’ to Help Administer B.C.’s COVID-19 Vaccines

by CTV News

As dentists in B.C. advocate to be included in a priority group for the COVID-19 vaccine, they are also offering to help administer immunizations to residents. Alastair Nicoll, chair of the BC Dental Association’s Return to Work Task Force, told

January 25, 2021 News News

Dr Tedros Hails “Landmark Resolution” on Oral Health at the 148th Session of the WHO Executive Board

by FDI World Dental Federation

On the fourth day of the 148th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board meeting, Member States passed a game-changing resolution on Oral health, spearheaded by the government of Sri Lanka. WHO Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called it a “landmark resolution”

January 20, 2021 News DentistryNews

US Dentists, Students Called In to Help Deliver Coronavirus Vaccines

by CNN

As the US looks for ways to speed the administration of Covid-19 vaccines, some states and providers are pulling in non-traditional vaccinators, including dentists, retirees and students, to aid in the process. With health care workers stretched thin responding to

January 20, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Newfoundland and Labrador NDP Announces Dental Platform

by The Chronical Herald

NDP Leader Alison Coffin pledged Monday if her party were in favour, it would ensure seniors in Newfoundland and Labrador have dental services they need. “Seniors can barely afford to stay in their homes because necessities like heat and food

January 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

Nexa3D and Keystone Industries Join Forces to Deliver Higher Productivity and Performance 3D Printing Solutions for the Dental Industry

by Nexa3D

Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast polymer production 3D printers, and Keystone Industries, a trusted dental manufacturer of biocompatible, cutting-edge, patented photopolymer resins, announced today a collaboration to make all Keystone KeyPrint® 3D printing dental resins available worldwide on Nexa3D’s ultrafast

January 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

Island Dentists Offering to Give COVID-19 Shots

by CBC

Island dentists are offering their expertise as the province ramps up and rolls out COVID-19 vaccinations. The P.E.I. Dental Association says dentists themselves could give the shots. The average dentist gives a dozen or more needles every day to patients,

January 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

One in Four Britons Say They Resorted to DIY Dentistry During Lockdown

by Daily Mail

Nearly one in four Britons have resorted to DIY dentistry during the coronavirus lockdown, new figures reveal. A study of 2,000 adults by the Oral Health Foundation in partnership with Colgate found that 24 per cent of adults had tried to fix

January 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

U.S. News & World Report: Dentists Continue to Have One of Top 10 Best Jobs

by ADA

Dentistry remains among the top 10 jobs in America, according to rankings published Jan. 12 by U.S. News & World Report. Dentists are No. 9 on the list of the publication’s 2021 Best Jobs report, with health care jobs dominating the list.

January 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: State of Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order


The Provincial Government has declared a province-wide state of emergency which includes a stay-at-home order, now in effect. The order requires Ontarians to remain at home, except for essential purposes, to help limit the community spread of COVID-19. The state

January 14, 2021 News DentistryNews

Curve Dental Advances Patient Engagement with the Launch of Curve GRO

by Curve Dental

Curve Dental, a leading provider of cloud-based dental solutions, today announced the release of Curve GRO, Curve’s next-generation patient engagement platform. GRO is one of the only solutions that maintains all patient communication and patient records within a single database.

January 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

TikTok and Dentists Battle Over $15 DIY Prosthetic Teeth Hack: ‘Dental Work Shouldn’t be a Luxury’

by Katie Mather, Yahoo.ca

A TikTok trend suggesting that prosthetic teeth can be made out of InstaMorph beads has gone viral — and dentists are not happy. User Gypsy Lou posted a series of videos explaining how she figured out a cheaper version of