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August 21, 2019 News News

Westwind Integrated Health Revolutionizes Healthcare With Dental And Primary Care Under One Roof

by WBOC

Westwind Integrated Health is the only private practice in Arizona that offers medical and dental care through one comprehensive approach. The medical doctors and dentists in Phoenix, AZ are raising awareness of how their unique integrative approach to care helps patients achieve better whole-body

August 21, 2019 News News

Coalition Pushes Wisconsin Legislature For Dental Therapy Licenses

by WTMJ

The push is on for the Wisconsin Legislature to create a dental therapist license as part of an effort to address a dentist shortage, particularly in rural areas. A coalition of more than 50 groups is urging the Legislature to

August 21, 2019 News News

UB Dental School Program Seeks To Inspire More Native Americans To Pursue Dentistry

by ADA News

In an effort to increase the number of Native American dentists, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in June hosted five undergraduate students and introduced them to the various disciplines and specialties within the dental profession. According to

August 21, 2019 News News

Henry Schein Announces “Get Involved” Campaign

by Henry Schein

For almost nine decades, Henry Schein has given back to society and the health care profession. With our suppliers and professional partners, we support like minded health care practitioners who are expanding access to care to underserved communities around the

August 20, 2019 News News

Feds Say Arkansas Orthodontist Exchanged Free Dental Work For Political Favors

by The Washington Times

An Arkansas orthodontist is facing federal criminal charges after prosecutors said Monday he gave a state senator’s family free dental work in exchange for political favors. Dr. Benjamin Gray Burris is charged with 15 criminal counts including honest services wire fraud

August 20, 2019 News News

U.S. Regulators Push Back Against Canadian Study On Effects Of Fluoride In Water

by National Post

A study of young children in Canada suggests those whose mothers drank fluoridated tap water while pregnant had slightly lower IQ scores than children whose mothers lived in non-fluoridated cities. But don’t dash for the nearest bottled water yet. Health

August 20, 2019 News News

Oral Health Foundation Calls For Stress-Free Working Environments To End Sugar Binges

by Open Access Government

According to the charity’s research, those in work can be significantly (up to 28%) more likely to binge on sugar than those out of work1. Evidence suggests that office workers are the most likely to eat sugary foods and drinks

August 20, 2019 News News

People Have No Time For Flossing, A New Survey Reveals

by DentaVox

For a lot of people to make flossing a habit that will stick for good might feel like a New Year resolution that starts with good intentions but fades away quickly. DentaVox survey on flossing habits revealed that this is

August 19, 2019 News News

Good Oral Health May Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s

by Harvard Health Publishing

Gingivitis (gum disease) has been linked to a higher risk of heart disease, but a recent study says that the bacteria that cause gingivitis also may be connected to Alzheimer’s disease. The study was published Jan. 23, 2019, in Science Advances.

August 19, 2019 News Oral Health

Adult Braces: Why Are More Grown-Ups Getting Their Teeth Straightened?

by BBC News

Braces are big business. According to the British Orthodontic Society (BOS), three quarters of their members say they’re seeing more grown-ups coming through their doors. Amid the rush to keep pace with demand, many have been expanding and buying new

August 19, 2019 News Oral Health

Roving Dental Practice On Hornby, Denman Islands Seeks New Owner After 3 Decades

by CBC News

Dr. Peter Walford has been on the road, so to speak, for more than 30 years doing dentistry on B.C.’s Hornby and Denman islands from an unusual clinic. After owning several practices on Vancouver Island through the 1980s, he explored converting a Blue

August 19, 2019 News News

Backers Of Rural Dental Care Find Something To Smile About

by CityNews

It can be hard to keep smiles healthy in rural areas, where dentists are few and far between and residents often are poor and lack dental coverage. Efforts to remedy the problem have produced varying degrees of success. The biggest

August 16, 2019 News News

Dental Care Improves Drug Rehab

by WNDU

A University of Utah School of Dentistry program teaching students how to care for the underserved yielded more than fixed teeth. A study found that 300 clients who got comprehensive dental care stayed in rehab longer and got jobs and

August 16, 2019 News News

Gamification Can Give Dental And Medical Education A Boost

by University of Eastern Finland

Introducing gamification to medical and dental education can boost student motivation and lead to better learning outcomes, a new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows. Using their own mobile devices, students on a histology course took trivia quizzes

August 16, 2019 News NewsOral Health

All U.S. Dental Schools Will Now Train Students To Manage Treatment Of People With Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities

by National Council on Disability

The Council on Dental Accreditation (CODA) recently passed votes requiring dental schools to now train their students in managing treatment of patients with ID/DD. Previously, patients with ID/DD were largely unable to obtain dental care treatment because dental students were

August 16, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Surgeons Urge England’s Schools To Go Sugar-Free

by BBC News

Dental surgeons are calling for the government in England to encourage all schools to go sugar-free in a bid to combat tooth decay. They say it is essential to cut sugar in school meals to tackle a condition affecting a

August 15, 2019 News News

Oral Care Market Worth $53.3 Billion By 2025

by MarketsandMarkets™

According to the new market research report “Oral Care/Oral Hygiene Market by Product (Toothbrush (Manual, Electric, Battery-Powered), Toothpaste, Mouthwash, Dental Floss, Teeth Whitening), Distribution Channel (Consumer Store, Retail Pharmacy, e-commerce), Region – Global Forecast to 2025”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the Oral Care Market is projected

August 15, 2019 News News

N.Y.U. Dental Center Caters To Disabled Patients

by The Villager

The New York University College of Dentistry opened a facility this year that treats patients with physical, developmental and cognitive disabilities. The Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities opened in February at First Ave. and E. 24 St. The

August 15, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Mobile Dental Hygiene Clinic Set To Hit The Streets In Kelowna

by Kelowna Now

A new service is coming to Kelowna that will be offering dental services to less fortunate individuals around the city. The Mobile Dental Hygiene Clinic is a dental RV that will offer its services to eligible low-income, health and mobility-challenged

August 15, 2019 News News

AADOM Presents Seventh Annual Green Leader Award To All Kids Pediatric Dentistry’s Ethan McConnell

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) joined the American Association of Dental Office Management (AADOM) to announce that Ethan McConnell, Vice President of Charlotte, North Carolina-based All Kids Pediatric Dentistry, has been selected as the recipient of AADOM’s seventh annual Green