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January 21, 2022 News DentistryNews

Patient ‘Glued Own Teeth’ as Dentists Drop NHS Work

by BBC

NHS dentistry is “hanging by a thread” with some patients facing two-year waits for check-ups, the British Dental Association has said. Department of Health data analysed by the BBC shows almost 1,000 dentists working in 2,500 roles across England and

January 21, 2022 News NewsOral Health

RUDN University Dentist Suggested a Comprehensive Ozone-Based Anti-Inflammatory Therapy

by Russian Foundation for Basic Research

Both the dental pulp (loose connective tissue in the dental cavity) and the periodontium (fibers that connect the dental root with the bone of the jaw) can get inflamed. If the infection is not localized only on the inside or

January 21, 2022 News Mental HealthNewsOral Health

Social Isolation Among Older Adults Linked to Having Fewer Teeth

by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Higher levels of social isolation—but not loneliness—associated with faster tooth loss in older adults in China Older adults who are socially isolated are more likely to have missing teeth—and to lose their teeth more quickly over time—than those with more

January 20, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

‘Focus on the Tooth and the Person’: The Movement for Trauma-Informed Dentistry

by Winnipeg Sun

When Michael’s daughter, Sarah, was in preschool, a friend recommended a pediatric dental clinic that had made her family’s visits to the dentist easy. “The dentist told us it would be easier to put her under a general (anesthetic), which

January 20, 2022 News NewsOral Health

New Statement Outlines Future Directions for the Behavioral and Social Sciences in Oral Health

by International & American Associations for Dental Research

The behavioral and social sciences are central to understanding and addressing dental, oral, and craniofacial health, diseases, and conditions, and are relevant to every discipline in dentistry. The “Consensus Statement on Future Directions for the Behavioral and Social Sciences in

January 20, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dental Student’s Victory Over Vaccine Mandate Forces Alberta Health Services to Accept Testing

by Jonathan Bradley, True North

University of Alberta dentistry student Will Teichgraber won his case against Alberta Health Services (AHS) over the ministry’s vaccine mandate, according to a press release by Liberty Coalition Canada (LCC) on Monday. LCC said that due to the work of its chief

January 19, 2022 News News

dentalcorp Closes Bought Deal Offering of Subordinate Voting Shares for Gross Proceeds of Approximately $115 Million

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”) (TSX: DNTL), Canada’s largest and fastest growing network of dental practices, today announced the closing of its previously announced bought deal offering of 7,055,250 subordinate voting shares of the Company (“Subordinate Voting Shares”) (including 920,250 Subordinate Voting

January 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

New CEREC Tessera High-Strength Glass Ceramic Blocks Impress with Robust Strength, High Esthetics and Fast Processing

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona has introduced CEREC Tessera Advanced Lithium Disilicate CAD/CAM Blocks, a new material for CAD/CAM-fabricated restorations for anterior and posterior regions. The advanced lithium disilicate (ALD) ceramic is characterized primarily by its robust strength and high esthetics. The glaze

January 19, 2022 News News

DENTAL ADVISOR Appoints Linda Bellisario as Vice President

by DENTAL ADVISOR

DENTAL ADVISOR announced today that Linda Bellisario has been appointed Vice President of Customer Engagement. Linda will develop market positioning, advance customer relations and drive growth for DENTAL ADVISOR. Linda brings over 25 years of dental industry experience, including two

January 18, 2022 News NewsOverall Health

Pfizer Receives Health Canada Authorization for COVID-19 Oral Treatment

by Pfizer Canada Inc.

Pfizer Canada announced that Health Canada has authorized the use of PAXLOVID™ (nirmatrelvir tablets and ritonavir tablets) for the treatment of mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adults (18 years of age and older) with positive results of direct SARS-CoV-2 viral testing, and

January 18, 2022 News DentistryNews

New Environment-Friendly Shield Could Offer Better Protection During Dental Surgery

by University of Bristol

Dental patients and practitioners could be better protected from COVID-19 and other airborne viruses and bacteria thanks to the development of a new environment-friendly shield by a multidisciplinary team from the University of Bristol and University Hospitals Bristol and Weston

January 18, 2022 News NewsPractice management

Canadian Small-Business Owners Struggle to Make Cryptocurrencies Part of Daily Commerce

by The Globe and Mail

Kal Khaled, a dentist and co-owner of Southdown Dental in Mississauga, said his practice began to accept the two most popular forms of crypto – bitcoin and ethereum – in May as a way to reach some of his young

January 17, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Dentists Helping People Through Teeth-Clenching Stressful Times in Simcoe County

by Simcoe.com

Meredith Skinner knows stress is impacting her body. She’s been dealing with clenching her jaw for a few years already, but it’s grown worse during the pandemic. “It is absolutely stress-related,” Skinner said. “In the last two years, I have

January 13, 2022 News Dental ProductDentistryNews

New Bioactive Cement Works with Natural Tooth Structure to Protect Marginal Integrity

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona introduces new Calibra® Bio Bioceramic luting cement. Calibra® Bio cement’s new bioactive chemistry works naturally with the tooth structure to form a self-repairing layer of hydroxyapatite (HA) for improved marginal integrity. And its unique Calcium Aluminate Ionomer (CAIO)

January 13, 2022 News News

Pennsylvania Dentist Accused of Murdering Wife During Big Game Hunting Trip in Africa

by New York Daily News

A dentist from Pennsylvania has been accused of using a scenic getaway in Africa as a cover to kill his wife and then collect millions of dollars in life insurance benefits. Lawrence Rudolph, a big game hunter and the founder

January 13, 2022 News NewsOral Health

FDA Flags Risk of Dental Issues From Use of Opioid Addiction Drug Buprenorphine

by Reuters

The U.S. health regulator on Wednesday warned patients and prescribers about the risk of potential dental problems arising from the use of buprenorphine medicines to treat opioid addiction and pain. The Food and Drug Administration said the opioid addiction treatment

January 11, 2022 News DentistryNews

A New Look & Feel for the Future: Ivoclar Group Underscores its Move into a Modern and Even More Customer-oriented Age with a New Logo and a Visual Identity That Has Been Reduced to the Essentials.

by Ivoclar Group

For the Ivoclar Group, one of the world’s leading providers of integrated solutions for high-quality dental applications with a comprehensive product and system portfolio for dentists* and dental technicians*, values, convictions and a progressive, customer-oriented corporate culture are the basis

January 11, 2022 News FluorideNewsOral Health

Fluoride to be Added Back in to Windsor, Tecumseh, LaSalle Water Systems

by CBC

After years without fluoride, parts of Windsor-Essex will have the mineral added back into drinking water systems Wednesday. This week, residents in Windsor, Tecumseh and LaSalle will have fluoride flowing into their water systems for the first time since 2013. During a

January 11, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Fear Treatment in Childhood Has a Positive Impact on Later Dental Care

by The University of Oulu

Treating the fear of dental care in childhood is effective and predicts more regular dental examinations later in life, according to a study by the University of Oulu, Finland. Approximately one in two adults say that they are at least

January 10, 2022 News News

MouthWatch Announces Four Winners of its 2021 “Teledentistry Innovation Awards”

by MouthWatch, LLC

MouthWatch, LLC a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions and digital imaging devices, recently honored four pioneering teledentistry practitioners and programs  by naming them as winners of the fifth annual Teledentistry Innovation Awards, affectionately known as the “Tellies”. According to MouthWatch,