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July 30, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: New Revisions to Guidance

by RCDSO

The RCDSO has updated its guidance for managing infection risks during in-person dental care. This update reflects collaboration between Ontario’s four oral health Colleges to ensure consistent expectations for delivery of oral health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific updates

July 29, 2021 News NewsOral Health

VOCO Launches Two Adult-themed Profluorid Varnish Flavors to Elevate Oral Health for All High-Risk Age Groups

by VOCO

VOCO is committed to overall oral health in both children and adults. In an effort to encourage adult use, and ultimately elevate the level of oral health nationwide, VOCO has introduced two new flavors of its popular Fluoride varnish line,

July 29, 2021 News News

Woman Charged with Misappropriating Funds from North Oshawa Dental Clinic

by Glenn Hendry, insauga

A 43-year-old woman faces fraud charges following an investigation into the misappropriation of funds from a dental clinic in north Oshawa. The Durham Police Financial Crimes Unit conducted an investigation into $40,000 in funds that went missing over a 14-month

July 29, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Statement of the American Dental Education Association on Faculty, Staff, Students and Residents of Oral Health Professions Schools Receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine

by American Dental Education Association

The American Dental Education Association (ADEA) urges its member institutions and programs to advise and strongly encourage their faculty, staff, students and residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. They exist as a patient care/education entity and must consider the health and safety

July 28, 2021 News NewsOral Health

ADASRI Project Leader Wins $50,000 Award for Research on Monitoring Biomarkers to Track Periodontitis

by ADA

With the support of a $50,000 award from the International Association for Dental Research, a project leader with the American Dental Association Science & Research Institute will examine the role biomarkers play in tracking the progression and treatment of periodontitis.

July 28, 2021 News News

Judge Allows for Class Action Lawsuit Against Guelph Dental Practice Related to 2017 Incident

by GuelphToday

A judge has given permission for a proposed lawsuit against a Guelph dental practice to be certified as a class action lawsuit. The lawsuit is in relation to a 2017 incident where patients of Guelph Dental Associates were advised to get tested

July 28, 2021 News News

Christian Dental School Students Win Legal Fight Against School COVID Vaccine Mandate

by Premier Christian News

Two students in Missouri have successfully convinced their local dental school to allow them to attend classes without taking a COVID-19 vaccine. Sharon Murza and Ashley Swanson are students at A.T. Still University School of Dentistry and Oral Health. Both

July 27, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Sask. Dental Public Health Expert Debunks Myths, Misinformation About Community Water Fluoridation

by Regina Leader-Post

Adding fluoride to water is once again fuelling debate locally, as Regina city council gets set in August to consider a community fluoridation program. Uswak, who is also the referral consultant dentist for the Saskatchewan Health Authority, says that for anti-fluoridationists,

July 27, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Child’s Toothbrushing Habits Linked to Mother’s Mental Health

by Tohoku University

A mother’s mental health may play a larger role in a child’s toothbrushing habits than previously thought. It is no secret that brushing your teeth twice a day is highly effective in promoting healthy teeth and gums. The International Association

July 27, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Studies Show Two Fifths of Athletes Feel Concerned About Their Oral Health

by Zenopa

Athletes are tested regularly on all other aspects of health; however, oral health is frequently pushed to the side-lines. Top athletes typically consume high quantities of sugar in their diets, consisting mainly of energy drinks and snacks; therefore, they are

July 27, 2021 News News

Oral Science Presents 4 Solutions to Save Money & Improve Patients’ Experience

by Oral Science

At Oral Science, we are proud of offering dental professionals 4 Must-Have products to save money and improve patients’ experience. FLUORIMAX The first one is FluoriMax, a 2.5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish, ideal for caries prevention, tooth sensitivity treatment and children.

July 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

2021 Dentists for the Kids Charity Golf Tournament

by Toronto Academy of Dentistry Golf Committee

On behalf of the 2021 Golf Committee, we would like to thank everyone that joined us for a day of golf, our wonderful sponsors and everyone that donated and participated in our NEW webinar initiative and silent auction. The 2021

July 23, 2021 News News

Electric Car Crashes Through Front of Sudbury Dental Office, Heavily Damaging the Building

by MetroWest Daily News

No one was seriously injured Thursday after an electric car drove through the front of a Concord Road dentist’s office, police said. The cause of the 9:15 a.m. crash is still under investigation, police Lt. John Perodeau said. The crash

July 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Man Dies After Being Given Too Much Anesthesia During Dental Surgery

by 5Chicago

According to the Lake County Coroner’s Office, Corey Causey visited Dr. Aaron Swik at the Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons of Lake County facility on June 9 to have several teeth extracted. After being put under anesthesia, Causey stopped breathing and went

July 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Enamel Defects as Biomarkers for Exposure to Environmental Stressors

by International Association for Dental Research

IADR President Pamela Den Besten presented and chaired the IADR President’s Symposium “Enamel Defects as Biomarkers for Exposure to Environmental Stressors” at the virtual 99th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction

July 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Announces Release Date For Second Quarter 2021 Results

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”), (TSX: DNTL) Canada’s leading network of dental practices, announced today that it will release its second quarter, 2021 financial results after market close on Tuesday August 10, 2021 and will subsequently hold a conference call related to

July 22, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Improving the Oral Health of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

by American Academy of Pediatrics

Improving the oral health of children is a national priority for dentists and pediatricians. While we should be establishing a “dental home” for our patients by age one, this is challenging because of many factors, including limitations in dental resources. Children

July 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Michigan Prisoners Say Long Wait to See a Dentist is Inhumane

by NBC News

By the end of 2016, Nicholas Bailey had no teeth. A Michigan prison dentist had removed all of them because they were decaying. “I’m in pain,” he wrote in a series of complaints to prison staff, begging for dentures. “I cannot eat

July 21, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program Launches for 2021

by Cellerant Consulting Group

Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce the launch of the inaugural Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award Program. “Since 2009, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards have identified and acknowledged the top technologies in dentistry,” said Melissa Turner,

July 21, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Predicting Tooth Loss

by Harvard Medical School

Tooth loss is often accepted as a natural part of aging, but what if there was a way to better identify those most susceptible without the need for a dental exam? New research led by investigators at Harvard School of