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February 18, 2020 News News

Dentsply Sirona Introduces Two Landmark Programs Promoting Savings, Education and Practice Growth

by Dentsply Sirona

New One DS 2.0 and Clinical Accelerator programs to be announced at the 2020 Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting. Dentsply Sirona is excited to announce two programs, One DS 2.0 and the Clinical Accelerator – Advanced Training Kits, as part of

February 18, 2020 News News

At CDS 2020: Owandy Radiology Debuts 5-Year Warranty Program that Covers Complete Product Line

by Owandy Radiology, Inc.

Owandy Radiology Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of dental radiology hardware and imaging software, will be introducing its new 5-year warranty program during the Chicago Midwinter Meeting in booth #4821. According to Owandy company spokesman Boris Loyez, “We’ve

February 18, 2020 News News

MouthWatch Debuts Significant Upgrades to TeleDent™ its Provider-Focused Teledentistry Platform During CDS 2020

by MouthWatch LLC

Newest Enhancements Designed to Keep the Dentist in Teledentistry While Delivering Improved Case Acceptance and Patient Convenience MouthWatch, LLC a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices, will debut the latest upgrades to its

February 17, 2020 News News

Dentists Worried About Shortage of Masks in Light of New Coronavirus Outbreak

by CTV News

The Ontario Ministry of Health says it’s working with manufacturers of medical masks to address shortage concerns expressed by dentists in light of the new coronavirus outbreak, according to a memo sent to the provincial regulator for dentistry. In the

February 17, 2020 News News

Alberta Human Rights Tribunal Finds Terminated Dental Assistant was Discriminated Against

by Bernise Carolino, Canadian Lawyer Magazine

A dental assistant who was terminated after she took mental-health leave won her discrimination case at the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal because her employer wouldn’t accommodate her proposed two-day work-week. If a terminated employee has established prima facie discrimination on account of

February 16, 2020 News News

LuxaCrown and Icon Etch Refill Honored by DrBicuspid.com

by DMG

LuxaCrown®️, a semi-permanent crown and bridge material, and Icon®️ Etch Refill etching gel were recently named finalists in DrBicuspid.com’s 2019 Dental Excellence Awards competition, which honors the best new products and services in dentistry. LuxaCrown was a finalist in the

February 15, 2020 News News

MMG Fusion Announces the Launch of its Virtual Office Assistant with Unified Communications and Task Manager Tools

by MMG Fusion

Unified Communications gives dental practices unprecedented ability to collaborate and connect both externally with patients and internally with staff.  Task Manager acts as a Virtual Office Assistant working to prioritize, streamline, and disseminate daily tasks to staff members. MMG Fusion,

February 14, 2020 News News

Quebec Dentists to Withdraw From Public Health-Care System

by Montreal Gazette

More than 1,300 dentists are withdrawing from Quebec’s public health-care system Friday in a protest designed to inundate the health ministry in paperwork. Patients covered under the public health system will still receive free dental care. But those treated by

February 14, 2020 News News

Russ Bonafede Joins Cellerant Consulting Group

by Cellerant Consulting Group

Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce that Russ Bonafede is joining the company as a Senior Executive Consultant. “Russ brings a wealth of dental device experience to Cellerant spanning the dental implant, biomaterials, and orthodontic segments,” said Dr. Lou

February 14, 2020 News News

Dentists and Lawmakers Call for More Regulation of DIY Orthodontics

by Boston 25 News

Anyone who has looked into straightening their teeth can tell you just how expensive the procedures are. That’s why hundreds of thousands of patients have turned to “do-it-yourself” straighteners. The billion-dollar “direct to consumer” dental industry has online-based companies popping

February 14, 2020 News News

CDI College Students Shine on National Dental Assisting Exams

by CDI College

Dental assisting graduates from Burnaby and Surrey have good reason to smile after receiving solid marks on their national certification exams. The graduates from CDI College had a 100 percent passing rate on the National Dental Assisting Examining Board test

February 13, 2020 News News

Cuts to Sudbury’s Discretionary Benefits Budget Mean Less Money for Funerals But Better Access to Dental Care

by CBC News

People in the City of Greater Sudbury who depend on social assistance to get by are going to see a cut in funeral rate reimbursements and denture replacements. But another change will make it easier to access dental care. In

February 13, 2020 News News

Free Chairside Crown Fabrication CE Webinar Announced for March 12, 2020

by DMG

Course to discuss how a new semi-permanent crown option can increase revenue Registrations are now being accepted for a free webinar discussing how the chairside fabrication of semi-permanent crowns can enhance dental practice production. The key details of the webinar

February 13, 2020 News News

Journal of Public Health Dentistry Study Finds Association Between Man-Made Chemical and Childhood Caries

by ADA News

Circulating levels of perfluorodecanoic acid, a type of perfluoroalkyl acid, may be associated with dental caries in children, according to a study published in the fall 2019 issue of the Journal of Public Health Dentistry. “Perfluoroalkyls/Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Dental Caries Experience in

February 12, 2020 News News

OPTIM® is Effective Against Novel Coronavirus

by SciCan

OPTIM® has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to Novel Coronavirus on hard non-porous surfaces and non-invasive medical devices. This product can therefore be used against 2019-nCoV when used in accordance with the directions for use against Poliovirus on hard, non-porous

February 12, 2020 News News

vhf Celebrates Two World Premieres in Chicago

by vhf

During this year’s LMT Lab Day in Chicago, from February 20 to 22, vhf will present two brand new milling and grinding machines. Additionally, Daniel Alter, MSc, MDT, CDT and professor for restorative dentistry will give an exclusive lecture on

February 11, 2020 News News

Henry Schein’s Steven W. Kess Named President of the Santa Fe Group

by Marley

Mr. Kess Will Guide Nonprofit Think Tank’s Efforts to Improve Oral Health Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that Steven W. Kess, the Company’s Vice President of Global Professional Relations, has been named the President of the Santa Fe

February 11, 2020 News News

Milton Dentist Who Rewarded Teen’s Good Deed Gets Bombarded by Internet Trolls

by James Moore, iHeartRadio

Internet trolls have sucked the fun out of a feel-good story told last weekend. A teenager in Milton received a $500 reward for turning in a package she found that had about $30,000 worth of cash and cheques inside. The

February 11, 2020 News News

From Molars to Mountaintops: Newfoundland Dentist Sets Out to Conquer 7 Summits

by CBC News

When people go on vacation because they need a break, they tend to go somewhere relaxing. When dentist Shannon Barker takes a break, he climbs a mountain. Not just any mountain, either. Barker specifically seeks out the highest summit on each

February 10, 2020 News News

Register Now! 5 Reasons for Attending SureSmile 2020 in San Diego

by Dentsply Sirona

SureSmile 2020 in San Diego is the ultimate user conference in digital orthodontics and a highly sought-after training and networking event. From February 27-29, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in workshops, case reviews, and software demonstrations while connecting