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October 22, 2020 News DentistryNews

Growing Popularity of Digital Dentistry Spurs Demand Opportunities in Dental 3D Printing Market: TMR

by Transparency Market Research

The worldwide healthcare sector is advancing on the back of growing incorporation of technologically advanced tools in the sector. The dental segment of healthcare industry is no exception to this. In recent years, majority of dentists across the globe are

October 22, 2020 News NewsOral Health

FDI World Dental Federation Says Be Proud of Your Mouth for World Oral Health Day 2021 to 2023

by FDI World Dental Federation

World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated globally every year on 20 March. Its purpose: to empower people with the tools and knowledge to prevent and control oral diseases, which affect nearly 3.5 billion people worldwide. WOHD encourages people to

October 22, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Can Brushing Your Teeth Prevent the Spread of COVID-19? Not Exactly

by CTV News

A U.K. dental expert has suggested that frequent tooth brushing could be used as a preventative measure against COVID-19 in a similar vein to hand washing, a claim Canadian experts say is unfounded but may have some truth. Speaking to

October 21, 2020 News News

Masks Not Causing a Negative Impact on Dental Health, But Stress Might Be

by Shea Singley, Daily Local

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted daily life and brought additional stress into the community. It may also be impacting dental health, but the reason has little do with with wearing masks. There is no scientific evidence that the regular wearing of

October 21, 2020 News DentistryNews

Oral-B Announces a New Initiative and $1 Million Commitment to Help Make Better Oral Health Outcomes Possible for All

by Oral-B®

Today, Oral-B announced an initiative to help make better oral health outcomes possible for all. The initiative aims to inspire people across the country to improve their brushing game with the brand’s most innovative and newly launched electric toothbrush, Oral-B

October 21, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Henry Schein Supports the Global Fight Against Cancer Through Its Practice Pink Program

by Henry Schein, Inc. 

Now In Its 14th Year, Practice Pink Has Raised More Than $1.7M for Cancer Research, Prevention, and Awareness Efforts Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it will again support nonprofit organizations dedicated to the fight against cancer through

October 21, 2020 News NewsOral Health

UB Receives $1 Million to Establish Sunstar Robert J. Genco Endowed Chair in Oral Biology

by The University at Buffalo

In honor of the late Robert Genco, DDS, PhD, a longtime professor and prolific researcher in the University at Buffalo’s School of Dental Medicine, multinational oral health care company Sunstar Group has donated $1 million to establish a new endowed

October 20, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The Manitoba Dental Association Brings its Convention to You, Virtually!

by Chiraz Guessaier, CDA Oasis Manager

Delayed but never deterred, the Manitoba Dental Association has launched its convention CE program online. Originally scheduled for April 2020, the joint CDA-MDA convention was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The MDA Convention Committee worked diligently to convert the

October 20, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Henry Schein Cares Foundation Launches the ‘Wearing Is Caring’ Campaign Supported by The UPS Foundation

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Public Health Awareness Campaign to Promote Access to Health Among Underserved Communities, and Help Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 in Hot Spots The Henry Schein Cares Foundation (HSCF), in partnership with The UPS Foundation, recently launched ‘Wearing is Caring,’ a

October 20, 2020 News DentistryNews

Former Speed Skater Alexandre St-Jean All Smiles as a New Dentist

by Toronto Sun

When Alexandre St-Jean was a speed skating dental student, his divergent goals and lifestyles blended into a workable amalgamation. Studying while training and competing is difficult but doable if you want it enough and if logistical and moral support is

October 20, 2020 News DentistryNews

U of S Dental Clinic in Prince Albert Aims to Provide Inclusive Care

by CTV News

The University of Saskatchewan’s (U of S) College of Dentistry has opened a clinic in Prince Albert to provide care to people who might not have access to oral care and dentistry services. The Inclusive Community Care Clinic operates in

October 19, 2020 News NewsOral Health

SmileCon 2021 to Give Dentists Reason to Smile

by ADA

ADA introduces reimagined annual meeting during ADA FDC 2020 opening session The American Dental Association invites dentists to meet, play, learn and smile during SmileCon, its reimagined annual meeting scheduled for Oct. 10-13, 2021, at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

October 19, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Lab Test: ClōSYS Oral Rinse Eliminated Influenza A (H3N2) Virus Up to 99.9% in 30 Seconds

by ClōSYS

Influenza A Lab Results Come on Heels of Similar Findings of ClōSYS on the COVID-19 Virus, Just as U.S. Gears Up for Uncertain Flu and Cold Season Rowpar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the makers of the ClōSYS brand of toothpastes, mouthwashes and

October 19, 2020 News NewsOral Health

dentalcorp Places on the 2020 Growth List of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies with 5-year Revenue Growth of 364%

by dentalcorp

Leading DSO ranks 2nd for companies with revenues over $500 million dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental practices, is pleased to announce that, for the second year in a row, it has placed on the Growth List – the definitive

October 19, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Maxident and EasyRx

by MaxiDent

MaxiDent dental practice management software has announced an integration to EasyRx – a universal lab prescription, digital workflow and 3D software platform. This integration allows clinics to make the connection between patient records and EasyRx’s comprehensive lab tracking and management

October 16, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Daily Use of Ultrasound Can Speed Up Orthodontic Treatment, Prevent Root Damage

by University of Alberta

An ultrasound device developed at the University of Alberta has been shown to help patients who wear braces get faster results and avoid long-term complications, according to recently published studies. “Not only do the teeth move faster, daily use of

October 16, 2020 News DentistryNews

New Dental Clinic on USask Prince Albert Campus Welcomes Patients

by University of Saskatchewan

The clinic is part of the college’s Inclusive Community Outreach program which aims to improve access to care for priority populations in Saskatchewan. The space will be overseen by the dental college’s Director of Inclusive Community Care, Dr. Amrinderbir Singh. 

October 15, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Study: Dental Practices Effective in Preventing Spread of COVID-19

by American Academy of Periodontology

99.7% of practices have implemented enhanced infection control procedures; less than 1% of dental professionals report COVID-19 positivity The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) announced today that an article published ahead of print in the Journal of the American Dental

October 15, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Report Finds COVID-19 Rate Among Dentists is Less Than One Percent

by American Dental Association

Although assumed to be at high risk for COVID-19, fewer than one percent of dentists nationwide were found to be COVID-19 positive, according to a first-of-its-kind report in the U.S. based on data collected in June 2020. The result is

October 15, 2020 News News

Over $460K in Funding Approved to Expand Free Dental Care for Waterloo Region Seniors

by Kitchener Today

Seniors will soon have more access to free dental care in Waterloo Region. The Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program is designed to assist those living on a low income. The Ontario Ministry of Health has now approved over $467,000 in