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April 12, 2021 Feature Cosmetic DentistryOral Health

Immediate Replacement of an Infected Incisor – A 15-Year Follow-Up: A Case Report

by Axel Wöst, DMD

Immediate restoration of teeth that are not worth preserving, with implants in the aesthetically demanding anterior region, is a challenge in everyday practice. The case study described here shows an immediate implantation to replace the right upper incisor with persistent

April 12, 2021 Feature Cosmetic DentistryImplantologyOral Health

Simplifying Anterior Restorations in Aesthetic Implant Dentistry

by Jose Viquez, DDS, Cert. Prostho.; FRCD(C)

The dental implant is a prosthetic device delivered through a surgical process. It allows clinicians to replace one or multiple missing teeth without damaging the remaining dentition. Many attempts have been made in the literature to define the success, failure,

Digital models were calibrated with the patient’s facial photographs ensuring the digital wax-up appropriately addressed all areas of visual tension. Facial flow analysis was completed ensuring the teeth sat in harmony within the patients face.
April 12, 2021 Feature Cosmetic DentistryOral Health

Management of Multiple Diastemas with Indirect Restorations

by Bharat Agrawal, MSc AesDent

With rapid progression in the science of restorative dentistry, particularly since the advent of ‘adhesive’ techniques, it is irrefutable that the demand and interest in cosmetic restorations has increased both from dentists and patients alike. Numerous materials and techniques are

April 12, 2021 Feature Oral Health

ODA Annual Spring Meeting 2021

by Oral Health

It is that time again! Time to take a look at what we can expect from the upcoming Ontario Dental Association’s Annual Spring Meeting. ASM21 will begin on Thursday, May 6 and complete on Saturday, May 8. This year, the

April 12, 2021 Feature Cosmetic DentistryInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesOral Health

Logged On For Online Learning: COVID-19 Supercharged Industry Adoption of Digital Education, But is the Trend Here to Stay?

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

Being asked to quarantine throughout much of 2020 reshaped much of our common life together, including how we as clinicians pursue continuing education. As we all continue the transition out of “crisis mode” toward the “new normal,” I wanted to

April 12, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Imbalance in Gum Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarker

by NYU College of Dentistry

Increases in “bad” bacteria and decreases in “good” bacteria in gums associated with amyloid beta Older adults with more harmful than healthy bacteria in their gums are more likely to have evidence for amyloid beta—a key biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease—in

April 9, 2021 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Those With Poor Oral Hygiene Tend to Experience More Severe COVID-19 Symptoms, Study Finds

by CTV News

An international study led by researchers at McGill University has found that those with poor dental hygiene tend to experience more severe COVID-19 symptoms. Using the digital medical and dental records from 568 Qatari patients with COVID-19, the researchers found

April 1, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Oral Health for Total Health an Essential Message this April

by CDHA

April is oral health month in Canada and, while we all continue to do our part to slow the spread of the coronavirus and keep our communities healthy, we cannot forget that maintaining good health includes protecting our oral health.

April 1, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dentists Issue Stark Warning Against Opening Bottles with Teeth After Singer’s Viral Video

by Christian Smith, The Drinks Business

Though it might seem obvious to some, dentists are warning people not to use their teeth to open things like beer bottles, due to the very real risks of chipping, breaking or fracturing your teeth. The original video of Madison

March 31, 2021 News NewsOral Health

New Drug to Regenerate Lost Teeth

by University of Fukui, Japan

Antibody for USAG-1 shown to stimulate tooth growth Tooth loss is a widespread problem in adults and results in poor quality of life. Currently, solutions to this problem include artificial teeth and implants. But these aren’t as good as “real

March 30, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Relaunch of a Dental Therapy Program in Saskatchewan Would Address Needs of First Nations

by Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Nearly a decade after Canada’s National School of Dental Therapy shut its doors, three Saskatchewan organizations have joined forces in an effort to resume the teaching of dental therapy in the country. The Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and

March 30, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Study Shows How SARS-CoV-2 Infects Cells in Mouth, Possibly Leading to Oral Symptoms

by ADA

A study examining the role of the oral cavity in SARS-CoV-2 infection has found evidence the virus infects cells in the mouth, which could explain why some patients with COVID-19 experience taste loss, dry mouth and blistering. The research also

March 29, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Colgate® Announces Recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (CARE)

by Colgate-Palmolive Company

Colgate is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (CARE). The CARE Program recognizes a new generation of academic researchers by providing up to $30,000 USD (per project) to support oral health research projects

March 26, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dentists Seeing ‘Mask Mouth’ and Stress-Related Issues During COVID-19 Pandemic

by Global News

Dr. Elena Hernandez-Kucey says it’s something dentists across North America have been talking about: a noticeable increase in stress-related dental issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are seeing more joint problems, people arriving (in clinics) saying: ‘I’m not sleeping well, I’m

March 25, 2021 News CancerNewsOral Health

UB Awarded $1.5 Million to Reprogram White Blood Cells in Fight Against Oral Cancer

by The University at Buffalo

Veterans two times more likely to develop head and neck cancers than non-veterans The University at Buffalo has received a $1.5 million grant from the United States Department of Defense to develop new therapies that help reduce chronic inflammation and

March 24, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Septodont’s Novocol Pharma Division Receives $32.7M Contribution From the Canadian Government to Expand its Injectables Capabilities

by Septodont

The Government of Canada has recently announced major investments in Canadian firms, including a $32.7 million contribution to Septodont’s division in Cambridge, Ontario. This investment will support a significant project to increase Canada’s biomanufacturing capacity for fill-finish of sterile injectables

March 23, 2021 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

State-of-the-Art Oral Health Clinic at Fanshawe College to Offer Low-Cost Services

by CTV News

Dental hygiene students at Fanshawe College are now fully equipped with all the bells and whistles, as the college is set to open its new oral health clinic to clients this May. “It is amazing. It’s state of the art,

March 23, 2021 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Oral Hygiene Habits in Japan Reflect the Cold Reality of COVID-19 Pandemic

by The Japan Times

With COVID-19 altering all aspects of society over the past year or so, it’s perhaps not surprising that it also appears to have spurred a change in personal dental habits. Indeed, Japanese news outlets have published several anecdotal reports that

March 19, 2021 News NewsOral Health

World Oral Health Day: Dentsply Sirona Proves its Commitment to Healthy Smiles with More Than 1 Million Participants in its Clinical Education Courses

by Dentsply Sirona

On March 20, an important topic is in the spotlight worldwide: World Oral Health Day, which this year is themed “Be proud of your mouth.” The day aims to raise awareness of oral health as a key factor in living

March 18, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dental Disaster: One Year After First Lockdowns Dentists Around the World Confront the Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic on People’s Oral Health

by FDI World Dental Federation

Ahead of World Oral Health Day (WOHD) on Saturday 20 March and one year into the pandemic, FDI councillors and members say they are seeing first-hand the catastrophic aftermath of the virus on the health of people’s teeth and gums in dental