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November 23, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Modern Biomaterials: What, Where, When and Why

by Brenton Winnett, CD, MSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C); Slawek Bilko, RDT

Lifelike aesthetics in prosthodontics has been a moving target since the dawn of modern dentistry. The definition of what meets the contemporary understanding of a clinically acceptable prosthesis has always been dependent upon what is considered possible and practical at the

November 23, 2016 News AnnouncementEndodonticsNews

QuickSplint Now Available Through Three New Distribution Partners

by Oral Health

Orofacial Therapeutics, LP announced today that its premier product, QuickSplint®, will now be available for sale through three new distribution partners: Ultimate Dental, Excellence in Endodontics, and Surgical Tools, Inc. QuickSplint is an interim dental splint that can be fabricated

November 22, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDiseaseOral Health

Diagnosing Bulimia

by Gloria Alban, DDS, RHN

In the September 2016 issue of this journal, I shared information about how the dental professional can help patients with their general and oral health through the diagnosis of acid reflux, a condition that affects up to 50% of the

November 22, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneEditorialOral Health

Crystal-Balling the Future of Oral Health

by Catherine Wilson, Editor

Sometimes it takes a village, sometimes a marriage of powerful forces to produce something meaningful and that is the case with the recently-released custom collaboration between Colgate and Scientific American Custom Media. “The Future of Oral Health, Global Challenges, Advances

November 22, 2016 News AnnouncementAwardsMaterials & TechnologyNews

Lead Bioceramic Researcher at NuSmile Won 2016 Dr. Edward B. Shils Award

by Oral Health

NuSmile Ltd. today announced that Dr. Carolyn Primus, leader of its research efforts in bioceramic materials, was a recent winner of the 2016 Dr. Edward B. Shils Award. Dr. Primus was the founder and CEO of advanced mineral trioxide aggregate

November 18, 2016 News DiseaseNewsOral HealthPublic Health

E-Cigarettes and Cigarettes are Equally Damaging to Oral Health

by News-Medical

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes. The study, published in Oncotarget, was led by Irfan Rahman, Ph.D. professor of Environmental Medicine at the UR

November 18, 2016 News CancerDentalNewsOral Health

Autofluorescence has Important Role in Screening for Oral Cancer

by Oral Health

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: LMD) is pleased to announce the results of a meta-analysis on the clinical use of autofluorescence to assess its accuracy for oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) and oral potentially malignant disorders

November 18, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Dental Hygienists Support Children’s Rights to Oral Health Care

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

On November 20, dental hygienists will celebrate Universal Children’s Day, reminding us all of the importance of protecting and promoting children’s rights, including the right to good oral health. As Gerry Cool, president of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA),

November 16, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyMaterials & TechnologyNews

St. George Technology Develops First Hi-Impact Cold Cure Dental Acrylic

by Oral Health

St. George Technology, developer and manufacturer of performance polymers and supplier of the Excel Formula™ range of high quality dental products, today announces that it has developed the world’s first hi-impact cold cure acrylic for dental use, which will improve

November 15, 2016 News Dental CareDiseaseNewsOral Health

Researchers Find Impact of Seemingly Harmless Bacteria on Oral Health

by Oral Health

Researchers at the University at Buffalo have received a $239,000 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to study what happens when seemingly harmless bacteria overstay their welcome. The research, led by Jason Kay, PhD, assistant professor

November 15, 2016 News Dental CareDental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Romantic Relationships Impact Patients’ Oral Health Habits

by Medical Xpress

Being struck by Cupid’s arrow can be good for your teeth. According to University of Queensland researcher Grace Branjerdporn, finding a soul mate puts a smile on your face in more ways than one. “We studied how the dynamics of

November 14, 2016 News NewsOral HealthPublic HealthResearch

Constant Exposure to Pesticides Can Cause Change in Oral Microbiome

by American Society for Microbiology, Eurek Alert

Pesticide exposure in farmworkers from agricultural communities is associated with changes in the oral microbiome. This is the first study to demonstrate such a correlation in humans. The research is published November 11th in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal

November 8, 2016 News AnnouncementNewsOrthodontics

3Shape TRIOS Orthodontics and EasyRx Announce Integration

by Oral Health

3Shape announces the integration of TRIOS Orthodontics and EasyRx universal orthodontic lab prescription software. Orthodontists and labs use EasyRx to create, manage, and submit orthodontic prescriptions. The integration now enables EasyRx users to access TRIOS intraoral scans and related patient

July 26, 2016 News Continuing EducationDental CareNews

The Academy of General Dentistry Announces Ontario Fellowship Recipient

by Kapuskasing Times

The AGD Fellowship Award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality dental care by remaining current in their profession. To earn this prestigious honor, Dr. Gravel completed a minimum of 500 hours of dental continuing education,

July 26, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral Health & Systemic Health

MouthWatch Bringing New Teledentistry System for Hygienists

by PRNewsWire

MouthWatch has created the world’s first all-in-one, fully integrated teledentistry system, making it easy for dental hygienists to reach communities outside of dental offices to improve oral health screenings and dental triage without major investment in hardware, software development, or

December 21, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

The 2016 Dental Charity Ball is set to sparkle again at The Westin Ottawa on April 9th!

by Oral Health

In response to the continuing needs of our community and through the relentless passion of our committee, the 2016 Sparkle Dental Charity Ball will again unite business owners, young professionals, and all branches of the dental /medical care community within

October 1, 2015 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

Controlling Excess Cement During the Process of Intra-Oral Prosthesis Cementation: Overcoming the Gingival Effects

by Emil L.A. Svoboda, PhD, DDS

Implant treatment has greatly improved the level of care we can offer our patients. According to Misch 2015, many implant retained prosthetics are being installed by a means of intra-oral cementation. 1 The other main fixed prosthesis installation process is