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April 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

More Healthcare Workers to Become Eligible for COVID Vaccines Monday

by Chat News Today

This coming week, more than 240,000 additional healthcare workers can book their appointments for COVID-19 vaccines. As the first step in Phase 2C of Alberta’s vaccine rollout, this includes nurses, doctors, dentists, and other healthcare workers in patient care facilities

April 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: Province-Wide Stay-at-Home Order

by RCDSO

The Government of Ontario announced a Province-wide Stay-at-Home order, which went into effect Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. The Government’s announcement does not alter the scope of care that dentists are permitted to provide. All dentists must continue to

April 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Invites Innovative Female Dental Experts to Apply for This Year’s Smart Integration Award

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona’s second Smart Integration Award competition is now open for entries. The competition underlines Dentsply Sirona’s commitment to the advancement of women in dentistry by showcasing and honoring their novel treatment concepts and ideas for the future. The award

April 12, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Imbalance in Gum Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Biomarker

by NYU College of Dentistry

Increases in “bad” bacteria and decreases in “good” bacteria in gums associated with amyloid beta Older adults with more harmful than healthy bacteria in their gums are more likely to have evidence for amyloid beta—a key biomarker for Alzheimer’s disease—in

April 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

Canadians Should Be Able to Access Dental Care with a Health Card Instead of a Credit Card

by The Conversation

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised Canadians’ anxiety levels: anxiety about contracting the virus, financial hardship and isolation. But one thing Canadians don’t have to worry about is how they’ll pay for essential health care if they need it. For that, at

April 9, 2021 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Those With Poor Oral Hygiene Tend to Experience More Severe COVID-19 Symptoms, Study Finds

by CTV News

An international study led by researchers at McGill University has found that those with poor dental hygiene tend to experience more severe COVID-19 symptoms. Using the digital medical and dental records from 568 Qatari patients with COVID-19, the researchers found

April 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Should COVID Vaccines Be Mandatory for Health-Care Workers?

by Diane Francis, Financial Post

Canada has a chronic shortage of vaccines, but we are also starting to see problems with vaccine hesitancy, which becomes particularly acute in health-care settings. Why are health-care workers who have refused to be vaccinated allowed to continue to work

April 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Hunt School of Dental Medicine Announces Inaugural Gift from Southern NM Dental Group

by Hunt School of Dental Medicine

Representatives from dental group presented check following tour of new facilities The excitement and support for the opening of the Hunt School of Dental Medicine has spread throughout the Borderland region. On March 18, members of the Southern New Mexico

April 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

High-Profile Lawyers Represent Newfoundland Prison Guards, Nova Scotia Dentist in Court Case

by The Telegram

Two corrections officers and a dentist who were reportedly involved in a criminal incident at a Gander dentist’s office are being represented by three well-known lawyers. When the case of Roy Goodyear, Ron McDonald and Dr. Louis Bourget was called

April 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Industry-Wide Awards Program Launches with Gala

by The Denobi Awards

A new industry-wide dental awards program has launched with the inaugural red carpet gala that took place on March 6, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. The Denobi Awards, the premier celebration recognizing and honoring excellence in dentistry, is focused on celebrating

April 7, 2021 News Oral Health

Paid Growing Your Practice with the Invisalign® Brand

by Ljiljana Hinton, RRDH

  The Role of Intra-oral Digital Scanning with Enhanced Process of Care The addition of digital scanning to enhance clinical and technical procedures is a consideration for many dental practices. My training as a dental hygienist has taught me that

April 7, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Some Suggest Study Showing Low Rate of COVID-19 Among Hygienists Demonstrates Great Leadership in the Dental Industry

by TempStars

A recent study has shown dental hygienists contracted COVID-19 at a much lower rate than other health care professionals, revealing great leadership among those is the dental industry, some suggest. The study, conducted by the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA)

April 7, 2021 News Dental ProductDental TechnologyDentistryNews

Oral Science: The True AIRFLOW® Integration Specialist!

by Oral Science

Based on current scientific evidence and leading technology, there has been an industry shift towards an increased demand for Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) and AIRFLOW® technology. A number of offices are already in the process of implementing this technology for

April 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

Winnipeg Biotech Company Develops New Way to Catch and Kill COVID-19 Virus

by Cytophage Technologies Inc.

Award-winning Cytophage Technologies Inc. announced it is about to begin animal testing on a throat and nasal spray that will stop infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus and its variants—thereby preventing death and illness as well as eliminating even asymptomatic cases

April 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

Cost Free Dental Launched

by Natali Trivuncic, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Fort Frances Times

The Northwestern Health Unit (NWHU) and Green Shield Canada (GSC) are partnering in a cost-free dental program for those in the NWHU catchment area. The program will offer access to dental care through several dental clinics and mobile dental buses

April 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update – Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario

by RCDSO

Ontario announced new “emergency brake” measures. All 34 Public Health Units will move into province-wide shutdown for a period of at least four weeks starting April 3rd. Read the government’s news release here. The College’s COVID-19: Managing Infection Risks during In-Person

April 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Isolation Pods Help Dental Students with Practical Learning

by STV News

Special isolation pods have been installed in Dundee to help dental students return to practical learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. NHS Tayside has bought 20 of the self-contained dental pods, with 14 already in place at the Dundee Dental Hospital

April 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Toothpastes Emerge as Top-selling Oral Care Product Accounting for Over 50% Sales Through 2031: Study

by Future Market Insights

Personal care and hygiene has taken vital importance in the lives of consumers. Proper oral appearance has become important attribute to gain hygienic lifestyle. An ESOMAR-certified market research and consulting firm identifies a key trend enabling growth in the oral

April 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Doctor-To-Doctor World’s Top 100 Class of 2021

by Top100Doc.com

The Global Summits Institute inducted Dr. Lou Shuman to the 2021 Doctor-To-Doctor World’s Top 100. The honorary recognition is an achievement award for exceptional services rendered to the arts and sciences of the healthcare professions. The Global Summits Institute is

April 1, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Oral Health for Total Health an Essential Message this April

by CDHA

April is oral health month in Canada and, while we all continue to do our part to slow the spread of the coronavirus and keep our communities healthy, we cannot forget that maintaining good health includes protecting our oral health.