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November 2, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentistry Student Works to Improve Oral Health in Indigenous Communities

by Winnipeg Sun

Evan Loeb, a Métis student who recently graduated from the University of Winnipeg (U of W) with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, is finding ways to improve oral health in Indigenous communities. Loeb has been involved in the Métis

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October 30, 2020 Feature Human ResourcesOral Health OfficePractice management

Why Every Small Business Needs HR

by Tannis Jarvis, HR, Strategy & Talent Lead at Brite Hive HR

What are human resources? The first thing you may think of is a corporate department who hires, fires, pushes paperwork and manages payroll. Perhaps you associate this role as the “rule maker” or a department that only has a place

October 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Five Lots of Anti-Gingivitis Oral Rinse GUM Paroex Recalled Due to Microbial Contamination

by Government of Canada

Sunstar Americas, Inc. is recalling five lots of its prescription anti-gingivitis oral rinse, GUM Paroex, after testing by the company revealed the presence of Burkholderia lata. Burkholderia lata is a multi-drug-resistant bacteria that has a high potential to cause serious respiratory and

October 29, 2020 News DentistryNews

3D Printing to Benefit the Dental Health of Walruses

by Yahoo! finance

A collaboration between the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), the Aquarium du Québec and Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Three-dimensional printing is opening up new possibilities, and animals are benefiting from this, as demonstrated by a procedure performed

October 28, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Ontario Dental Association Provides Halloween Tips

by St.ThomasToday.ca

The Ontario Dental Association is warning residents to watch what they eat this Halloween. They say that many treats can lead to cavities and other dental related issues. “There may not be as much trick or treating going on this

October 27, 2020 News NewsOral Health

GC America Introduces G-ænial™ Universal Injectable Unitips

by GC America

G-ænial™ Universal Injectable is GC’s strongest direct restorative ever*, and now available in unitip delivery! This innovative material is highly filled and stronger than many traditional paste composites. Thanks to its highly thixotropic viscosity, it adapts very well to the

October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsEditorialNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Times Are A Changin’

by James Yacyshyn

“There is nothing permanent except change.” This is a quote I was introduced to at a young age, and it has stuck with me. It is commonly attributed to the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. I think the reason it resonates with

October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

A Note from the Federation of Canadian Dentistry Student Associations

by Stephanie Wiseman, President FCDSA

At 26 years old, there are only a handful of moments in my life that I would define as “life-changing” to date – one of which was the day I received a phone call from Dr. Paul Allison, former Dean

October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Dentistry in a Time of Covid: What to Expect in the “New Normal”

by Elaine Powell, RDH, Director of Regulatory Compliance Programs, dentalcorp; Jaime Robertson, RDH, Manager of Regulatory Compliance Programs, dentalcorp; Michelle Schwarze, CDA, Manager of Operations and Compliance, dentalcorp

Dentistry has faced more challenges in the last six months than in any similar span of time in history. A torrent of information about COVID-19 has overwhelmed not only practice teams, but all of society. Patients and dental team members

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October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

How to Thrive as The New Kid on The Block!

by Judy Kay Mausolf

Congratulations! You are a recent dental graduate who just got hired as the new associate to work with Dr. Wonderful and her team! It’s your first glorious day! You are ready to take on the world and deliver exceptional service

October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Considerations When Buying a Practice Post-COVID

by Chris Molloy, B.A.Sc., CFP

This is undoubtedly a weird time to be finishing your final years of dental school. Uncertainty is everywhere around you. When will class return to normal? Will there be associate roles available upon graduation? Will you be able to pay

October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsMental HealthNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Work-Life Balance

by Uche Odiatu, DMD; Mahsa Bakhshandeh, RDH

The demands of student life are intense. Professionals programs like law, medicine, dentistry and dental hygiene require the devotion of a Tibetan monk, the physical endurance of NFL gladiator Tom Brady, the toughness of Serena Williams and the mental acuity

October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsDental TechnologyNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Technology Beyond the Classroom

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS

As founder and CEO of Cellerant Consulting Group, dentistry’s leading incubator and accelerator, I am exposed to new technologies and brilliant entrepreneurs on a routine basis. As founder of the annual Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards – now in

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October 22, 2020 Feature Dental StudentsDental TechnologyOral Health

Must-Have Technology in a Dental Clinic: 2021 Edition

by Alex Zlatin

If there is anything that life has taught me, it is that there is a price to pay for everything that you do. The use of technology is no different. Tech advancement is usually created out of a need or

October 22, 2020 News NewsOral Health

FDI World Dental Federation Says Be Proud of Your Mouth for World Oral Health Day 2021 to 2023

by FDI World Dental Federation

World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally every year on 20 March. Its purpose: to empower people with the tools and knowledge to prevent and control oral diseases, which affect nearly 3.5 billion people worldwide. WOHD encourages people to

October 22, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Can Brushing Your Teeth Prevent the Spread of COVID-19? Not Exactly

by CTV News

A U.K. dental expert has suggested that frequent tooth brushing could be used as a preventative measure against COVID-19 in a similar vein to hand washing, a claim Canadian experts say is unfounded but may have some truth. Speaking to

October 21, 2020 News News

Masks Not Causing a Negative Impact on Dental Health, But Stress Might Be

by Shea Singley, Daily Local

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted daily life and brought additional stress into the community. It may also be impacting dental health, but the reason has little do with with wearing masks. There is no scientific evidence that the regular wearing of

October 21, 2020 News DentistryNews

Oral-B Announces a New Initiative and $1 Million Commitment to Help Make Better Oral Health Outcomes Possible for All

by Oral-B®

Today, Oral-B announced an initiative to help make better oral health outcomes possible for all. The initiative aims to inspire people across the country to improve their brushing game with the brand’s most innovative and newly launched electric toothbrush, Oral-B

October 21, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Henry Schein Supports the Global Fight Against Cancer Through Its Practice Pink Program

by Henry Schein, Inc. 

Now In Its 14th Year, Practice Pink Has Raised More Than $1.7M for Cancer Research, Prevention, and Awareness Efforts Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it will again support nonprofit organizations dedicated to the fight against cancer through

October 21, 2020 News NewsOral Health

UB Receives $1 Million to Establish Sunstar Robert J. Genco Endowed Chair in Oral Biology

by The University at Buffalo

In honor of the late Robert Genco, DDS, PhD, a longtime professor and prolific researcher in the University at Buffalo’s School of Dental Medicine, multinational oral health care company Sunstar Group has donated $1 million to establish a new endowed