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April 12, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

The Government Has Committed $5.3 Billion to Establish Dental Care

by CTV News

The Liberal budget laid out money for a new dental care program Thursday, but not necessarily a plan. Now that $5.3 billion is on the table, the government has just shy of nine months to drill into the details and

September 15, 2019 News News

More Oral Health Care For Halifax’s Community Groups

by Dalhousie University

Representatives from the Community Foundation of Nova Scotia and Green Shield Canada visited the Faculty of Dentistry at the end of August to present Dr. Ben Davis, dean of the Faculty, with a gift to the Faculty of $200,000. The donation will support the

March 21, 2019 News News

Global Survey Shows Some Countries Better at Providing Oral Health Education in Schools

by FDI

Today on World Oral Health Day (WOHD), the American Dental Association joins FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) to highlight the urgent need for oral health education for children. The results of a survey from 13 countries, which asked parents with

February 13, 2019 News News

NYU College of Dentistry Opens Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities

by New York University

Individuals with physical, cognitive, and developmental disabilities now have a dedicated treatment center in New York City for dental care: NYU College of Dentistry’s Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities. The 8,000-square-foot center, located in the NYU College of Dentistry’s

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September 26, 2018 Feature Dental Hygiene

An Emerging, Integrated Model of Oral Health Care

by Julie DiNardo, RDH

The traditional model of medicine treats the body as individual systems and organs. This “dis-integrated” model of medical care also frequently excludes the oral cavity. Some examples we are all too familiar with: a physician or an endocrinologist overlooks the

August 2, 2018 News News

ADA Foundation Aims to Improve Oral Health Care for People with Special Needs

by ADA Foundation

This August, the ADA Foundation is rallying the dental community to raise at least $125,000 to improve access to oral health care for people with special needs. Funds raised during the ADA Foundation Challenge will be matched dollar for dollar

March 20, 2018 News News

Primary Care Physicians Feel Unprepared to Provide Oral Health Care

by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that primary care physicians may feel underequipped to provide adequate oral health counseling to pregnant women. Poor maternal oral health can have significant impacts on a woman’s

October 31, 2017 News Oral Health

Standardizing the Delivery of Oral Health Care Practice in Hospitals

by Nursing Times

Introduction Mouth care is an important aspect of patient care in hospitals, but is often identified as requiring improvement. Mouth Care Matters (MCM), an initiative funded by Health Education England (HEE), was launched in 2015 to improve the oral health

May 19, 2017 Product Spotlight

Colgate Announces Publication of New Oral Health Care Textbook

by Colgate-Palmolive Company

Colgate-Palmolive is pleased to announce the release of the new oral health care textbook, Prevention Across the Lifespan: A Review of Evidence- Based Interventions for Common Oral Conditions. With a heightened focus on prevention in oral health education and professional