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October 8, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Oral Health Affects Sex Life. Here Is How.

by DentaVox

The strong connection between oral health and general well-being is no longer under discussion. But what is the influence of teeth on our relationships? Results from recent DentaVox surveys show that the majority of people think poor oral health condition

October 7, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dentists, Health Leaders Frustrated Over New Zealand’s Fluoridation Failure

by Cate Broughton, Stuff.co

Children as young as 18 months continue to suffer with rotten teeth while political parties have dodged responsibility for a proven prevention method – fluoridation of drinking water, leaders in oral health say. At The Press Leaders Debate on Tuesday, Labour

October 6, 2020 News News

Teeth Grinding and Other Dental Damage is Increasing During the Pandemic

by Today.com

New data from the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute indicates that there has been an rise in stress-related dental conditions, like tooth grinding and cracking, during the coronavirus pandemic. According to the data, which was collected by the ADA Health

October 2, 2020 News News

Foundation Nakao For Worldwide Oral Health to Open Research Grant Applications

by Foundation Nakao For Worldwide Oral Health

Dental academics and clinicians have an excelent new opportunity to apply for research grants, thanks to Foundation Nakao For Worldwide Oral Health (Foundation Nakao). This will be the second round of funding made available by this prestigious foundation since its

October 2, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dentsply Sirona’s New Surefil One: An Innovation in Restorative Filling Materials

by Dentsply Sirona

Direct posterior restorations make up two thirds of all direct restorations in a dental practice1 and composite resin is the preferred material of choice for these restorations.2 Yet, one out of four cases can be defined as challenging due to

October 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Ottawa Public Health Redeploying Dental Staff to COVID-19 Front Line

by CTV News

Four Ottawa Public Health dental clinics are closed until further notice so that staff can be redeployed to assist with the city’s response to COVID-19. Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury tweeted a note to councillors from the Ottawa Public Health team

October 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The COVID Crunch: Winnipeg Dentist Says Teeth-Grinding a Sign of Pandemic Stress

by Global News

A Winnipeg dentist says he’s seen a significant uptick in people grinding their teeth in recent months, and there’s an obvious culprit: stress caused by COVID-19. Dr. Ken Hamin of Reflections Dental Health Centre told 680 CJOB his office is

October 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

GrandioSO Light Flow: The Super Flowable Nano-Hybrid Composite for Special Occasions

by VOCO

VOCO is proud to present GrandioSO Light Flow, the low viscosity nano-hybrid flowable composite for special occasions. Due to VOCO’s proprietary designer nano-technology, GrandioSO Light Flow has the filler degree of a universal composite on one hand, and an extremely

September 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Ontario Dentists to Consider Possibility of Testing Patients for COVID-19

by Yahoo News Canada

The Ontario Dental Association will meet Friday to discuss whether it’s possible for dental clinics to administer COVID-19 tests to patients throughout the province. This comes as demand for the service increases along with the number of cases in Ontario.

September 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Have Experienced Better Oral Health Habits, Healthier Lifestyles, and Financial Benefits as a Result of Having Dental Insurance

by Delta Dental Plans Association

 As communities continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining good overall health is of the utmost importance, which is why Delta Dental is shining a spotlight on oral health’s connection to overall health. Today, Delta Dental released new data that

September 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

New Dental Clinic ‘Exciting Adventure’ for Big River First Nation, Improving Access to Oral Health Care

by CTV News

The College of Dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan and Big River First Nation have opened a dental clinic, providing service to a community with limited access to oral health-care. “This clinic will be a great opportunity for First Nations

September 28, 2020 News NewsOral Health

ECRM Promises Growth for Canadian Oral Health Brand Oral Science

by Oral Health

Oral Science is preparing to attend October’s ECRM conference, bringing its line of medical-grade oral hygiene products to one of the biggest trade shows of the year. The Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) Conference is still taking place via a

September 28, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Introducing Axeos™ and Schick AE: Dentsply Sirona’s Imaging Solution for Exceptional Patient Experiences and Greater Practice Success

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona’s reimagined imaging solutions drive patientcentered experiences, greater practice efficiency, and the opportunity for procedural expansion. To help deliver on such a promise, Dentsply Sirona introduces the new Axeos 3D/2D imaging system and Schick AE intraoral sensors, setting a

September 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Quebec Asking More Health Professionals to Administer Vaccines to Keep Up with Demand During Flu Season Social Sharing

by CBC

Quebec’s Health Ministry is asking health professionals, including psychologists, social workers and dental hygienists, if they are willing to administer vaccines, as the current labour shortage has the province concerned about keeping up with demand. The government says it is trying

September 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

FDA Warns Popular Dental Filling Could Cause Health Problems for Some Patients

by CNN

The US Food and Drug Administration warned Thursday that silver dental fillings, known as dental amalgam, may cause health problems for some high-risk groups. The updated FDA guidance said the filling material could lead to health issues for those with

September 23, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Ditron Dental USA Announces Official Launch of Commercial Operations in the United States

by Ditron Dental USA

Ditron Dental USA, the US affiliate of Ditron Dental, a subsidiary of Ditron Precision Ltd., will officially commence commercial operations for its dental implant portfolio as of October 1st, 2020.  Ditron Dental USA is able to capitalize on over 50

September 23, 2020 News NewsOral Health

SEPA – Oral Reconstruction Foundation Regenerative Symposium: An Excellent Opportunity to Learn About the Latest Advances in Soft Tissue Regeneration

by Oral Reconstruction Foundation

The SEPA – Oral Reconstruction Foundation Regenerative Symposium, which will take place 30 – 31 October 2020, as part of the Sepa OnAir2020 Congress, will bring together leading international experts in the field of regenerative surgery, to celebrate a series

September 23, 2020 News NewsOral Health

FDI World Dental Federation and Smile Train: Children with Clefts are at High Risk for Tooth Decay, Gum Disease and Other Serious Oral Health Concerns

by FDI World Dental Federation

Around the world, a baby is born with a cleft about every three minutes. Many children with clefts have severe difficulties eating, breathing, hearing, and speaking. What’s more, even after having cleft surgery, these children often have a higher risk

September 18, 2020 News NewsOral Health

DENTALEZ® Continues Focus on Smart Monitoring and Announces Newest Addition to Their Aeras Intelligent Platform

by DENTALEZ®

Aeras™ Vacuum by Ramvac® With renewed focus on applying innovative technology to solve real, everyday dentistry challenges, DENTALEZ has now launched three new smart products: the Aeras 500 Elite Handpiece by Star®, the Aeras Compressor by Ramvac®, and now, the

September 17, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Mental Stress Can Lead to Dental Stress, and Some Alberta Dentists are Seeing the Signs

by CBC

Some Alberta dentists are worried the stress of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing a surge in dental issues like broken teeth and jaw problems. Mintoo Basahti, president-elect of the Alberta Dental Association and College, says bruxism — the clenching and