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June 14, 2018 News News

Henry Schein Signs Global Partnership With International College of Dentists

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it has entered into a new partnership agreement with the International College of Dentists (ICD) to become the exclusive partner for the organization’s centennial anniversary. ICD, which has been Honoring the World’s

June 14, 2018 News News

New Brunswick Bans Sugary Drink Sales in Schools

by Elizabeth Fraser, CBC News

New Brunswick’s public schools are getting rid of chocolate milk and juices in a revamped nutrition policy that Education Minister Brian Kenny announced on Wednesday. The province unveiled reforms to Policy 711, also known as the “healthier school food environment” policy, at

June 13, 2018 News News

AACD Launches Cosmetic Dentistry Residency Pilot Program

by AACD

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) will launch a cosmetic dentistry residency pilot program this August with three dental residents, each learning from an AACD Accredited Fellow. Elizabeth M. Bakeman, DDS, FAACD; Susan Hollar, DDS, FAACD and Brian P.

June 13, 2018 News News

Oral Sex to Blame for Erythema Discovered During Check Up

by Sadhana Bharanidharan, Medical Daily

After performing oral sex, a 47-year-old man developed a wound inside his mouth, according to a new case study by a team of dentists from Mexico. The report titled “Fellatio-associated erythema of the soft palate: an incidental finding during a routine dental

June 12, 2018 News News

The Canary System Nominated for 2018 Manning Innovation Award

by The Canary System

On May 31, 2018, Dr. Stephen Abrams and Dr. Andreas Mandelis were nominated for the 2018 Manning Innovation Award in recognition for their work in creating The Canary System™. The Canary System is a laserbased device which finds small cavities

June 12, 2018 News News

Good Oral Health Tops Adults’ Daily Confidence in Survey

by Delta Dental Plans Association

Confidence can affect many aspects of an adult’s life spanning successful relationships, career and earning potential. According to a recent national survey from Delta Dental, Americans relate success with smiling often. More than half of adults (53 percent) say their

June 12, 2018 News News

Dental Office Manager Admits to Embezzling $280,000

by Dallas Franklin, Oklahoma's News 4

An Oklahoma woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $280,000 from a dental office. Officials with the United States Department of Justice say Annette M. Straily, of Comanche, pleaded guilty to bank fraud and singing a false federal income

June 12, 2018 News News

Missing Step in Sterilization Causes Possible Disease Exposure

by FOX 12 Staff

A Multnomah County dental clinic says up to 18 instrument packets were improperly sterilized last month and may have exposed patients to HIV, Hepatitis C and Hepatitis B. Up to 18 of the 524 patients treated at Southeast Dental Clinic

June 6, 2018 News NewsOHGdata

Over Half of Dentists Discover New Products in Dental Journals, Websites

by Oral Health

It’s difficult to stay on top of the latest technology and trends in dentistry – it is literally changing every day! So where do you keep track of it all? Well, for 51.2 per cent of Canadian dentists,* dental journals

June 6, 2018 News News

Canada Health Minister Considers Warnings on Individual Cigarettes

by Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press

The federal health minister says she’s in favour of putting health warnings directly on individual cigarettes in what she calls a “bold” idea.” The proposed measure is being studied by Health Department officials, Ginette Petitpas Taylor said Thursday as she

June 6, 2018 News News

Canadian Teen’s Fight for Braces Leads to NIHB Policy Change

by Mark Blackburn, APTN National News

It was a three-year court battle of David versus Goliath proportions and the victory will have rippling effects for other kids covered by Health Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits program. Josey Willier, from Sucker Creek First Nation in Alberta, was just

June 6, 2018 News Oral Health

BC Dental Hygienists Provide Dental Care for Underserved

by British Columbia Dental Hygienists' Association

The British Columbia Dental Hygienists Association’s Caring Campaign will provide dental hygiene care for underserved or disadvantaged British Columbians who might not otherwise be able to access these important services. This project is a collaborative initiative between the British Columbia

June 6, 2018 News News

New AACD Survey Measures Pulse of Cosmetic Dentistry Industry

by AACD

A recent survey of dental professionals conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and Acuitim Marketing Research and Consultancy reveals that cosmetic procedures continue to bring life to dental practices. The AACD has conducted the biennial State of

June 4, 2018 News News

Celebrity Dentist Guilty of Aggravated and Common Assault

by Angus Thompson, The Sydney Morning Herald

A woman who was indecently assaulted by a dentist to the stars has encouraged others to speak out against sexual abuse. The dental assistant was working for Dr David Carr – who has taken to Facebook to boast of clients

June 4, 2018 News News

Ribbon Cutting Officially Opens New Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Inc., The Dental Solutions Company™, celebrated the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art training facility, the Dentsply Sirona Academy, Charlotte (DSAC), with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Set to loud applause from enthusiastic attendees,

June 1, 2018 News News

Scientists Develop Material That Could Regenerate Dental Enamel

by Queen Mary, University of London

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have developed a new way to grow mineralised materials which could regenerate hard tissues such as dental enamel and bone. Enamel, located on the outer part of our teeth, is the hardest tissue in the

June 1, 2018 News News

Oral Science Launches X-PUR CariØ 25% Xylitol Toothpaste at JDIQ 2018

by Oral Science

During the latest Journées Dentaires in Montreal, Oral Science presented for the 1st time X-PUR CariØ, a 25% Xylitol toothpaste with a formulation scientifically proven to reduce cariogenic bacteria and lesions. It’s creator, Dr. Jacques Véronneau, presented directly his findings

June 1, 2018 News News

Henry Schein Hosts Women’s Leadership Reception at 2018 ADSO

by Henry Schein

In coordination with the Henry Schein’s Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), which launched in November 2017, the Company hosted the Women’s Leadership Reception at the 2018 Association of Dental Support Organizations (ADSO) Summit, held in Austin, Texas from April 18 to

May 30, 2018 News News

Buffalo Professor Trains Syrian Refugee Camp Teachers in Dental Care

by The University at Buffalo

Dental professor Othman Shibly travels twice a year to the borders of his native Syria to help deliver dental care to more than 2,000 refugee children. The challenge: The number amounts to one percent of the 200,000 children displaced by

May 30, 2018 News News

Stress and Development of Caries Link Being Researched

by Shrishti Ahuja, HBSc, Medical News Bulletin

An interdisciplinary study analyzes the correlation between changes in dental cavities and saliva and the state of being under stress. Tooth decay and cavities are globally prevalent. They often result in frequent dentist appointments leading to increased costs and lower quality