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January 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

Medicom Expands Dental Market Presence in Europe

by AMD Medicom Inc.

The Medicom Group (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of surgical and respiratory masks and other infection control products, today announced the acquisition of European dental distributor Loser & Co GmbH (“Loser & Co”). Loser & Co is a

January 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

U.S. News & World Report: Dentists Continue to Have One of Top 10 Best Jobs

by ADA

Dentistry remains among the top 10 jobs in America, according to rankings published Jan. 12 by U.S. News & World Report. Dentists are No. 9 on the list of the publication’s 2021 Best Jobs report, with health care jobs dominating the list.

January 18, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

New Report From FDI World Dental Federation Tackles Oral Health Inequalities and Outlines Strategies to Improve Oral Healthcare Over the Next Ten Years

by FDI World Dental Federation

Coinciding with the 148th session of the World Health Organization Executive Board, where an oral health resolution is on the agenda for adoption by governments, FDI releases Vision 2030: Delivering Optimal Oral Health for All, a timely report that offers a comprehensive,

January 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: State of Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order

by RCDSO

The Provincial Government has declared a province-wide state of emergency which includes a stay-at-home order, now in effect. The order requires Ontarians to remain at home, except for essential purposes, to help limit the community spread of COVID-19. The state

January 15, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Family Docs, Dental Hygienists Push for Role in Alberta Vaccine Rollout

by Calgary Herald

Some Alberta family doctors say they’re frustrated their offer to help administer COVID-19 shots have gone unanswered. Dr. Noel Grisdale, who has a practice in Black Diamond, says he’s among many family physicians eager to aid Alberta’s vaccine distribution program.

January 15, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Urge Canadians to Say No to Tobacco

by CDHA

Canada’s dental hygienists will mark National Non-Smoking Week (January 17–23) by urging all Canadians to stop tobacco use for better oral and overall health. Tobacco use has long been recognized as a risk factor for heart disease, stroke, and lung

January 14, 2021 News Oral Health

Dental Clinic’s Closure Sending Homeless Patients to ER

by CBC

The temporary closure of a dental clinic serving homeless people in downtown Ottawa has been heartbreaking but unavoidable, says its director. The clinic, located at the Ottawa Mission shelter on Daly Avenue, has offered free access to a variety of dental services

January 14, 2021 News Oral Health

New Dentists Share Advice, Lessons Learned From 2020

by ADA

During the the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference in October 2020, new dentists were asked to share some of the challenges they have overcome during the last year and offer advice for some of their new dentist colleagues. More than

January 14, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Announcement – CDHO Registrar/CEO

by CDHO

Following a thorough executive search process with Odgers Berndtson Executive Search Firm, the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario is pleased to announce the appointment of Deborah Adams, MA, MHSc to the position of Registrar and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

January 14, 2021 News DentistryNews

Curve Dental Advances Patient Engagement with the Launch of Curve GRO

by Curve Dental

Curve Dental, a leading provider of cloud-based dental solutions, today announced the release of Curve GRO, Curve’s next-generation patient engagement platform. GRO is one of the only solutions that maintains all patient communication and patient records within a single database.

January 13, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Could Be Deployed to Give Albertans COVID-19 Vaccine Jab

by CBC

Dental hygienists and other regulated health practitioners may be the province’s answer to expanding its capacity to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine. The College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta says it’s seeking a ministerial exemption for some hygienists to help administer

January 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

TikTok and Dentists Battle Over $15 DIY Prosthetic Teeth Hack: ‘Dental Work Shouldn’t be a Luxury’

by Katie Mather, Yahoo.ca

A TikTok trend suggesting that prosthetic teeth can be made out of InstaMorph beads has gone viral — and dentists are not happy. User Gypsy Lou posted a series of videos explaining how she figured out a cheaper version of

January 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Increasing Dentist Shortage in US, New Eastman Institute for Oral Health Program Looks to Help

by Rochester First

The Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester has started a new program to address the growing shortage of dentists and dental assistants, something the COVID-19 pandemic is only making worse. The national shortage of health care

January 13, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Paid Growing Your Invisalign® Practice from the Inside Out

by Dr. Terri Pukanich

Three Key Principles to Starting One Invisalign Case Every Day Let me start by asking a simple question – where do Invisalign patients come from? Expensive marketing campaigns? Social media posts and fancy Facebook lead-generating ads and sales funnels? That

January 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

DMG Launches Complete 3D Digital Printing Solution to Simplify and Validate Workflow

by DMG

Dental materials leader delivers next-level dentistry with an integrated 3D printing solution DMG announced that its complete 3D digital printing solution featuring advanced 3D technology and industry-leading resins is now available. The Company’s complete 3D digital printing solution includes: 3D

January 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Research Shapes Safe Dentistry During COVID-19

by Newcastle University

Leading research at Newcastle University has been used to shape how dentistry can be carried out safely during the Covid-19 pandemic by mitigating the risks of dental aerosols. It is well known that coronavirus can spread in airborne particles, moving

January 12, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Oral-B’s Virtual Experience at 2021 Consumer Electronics Show Puts the Power to Control Health in Consumers’ Hands with the Oral-B iO™

by Financial Post

During a time when many things feel out of our control, people have taken stock of their health and are seeking ways to make a meaningful, positive impact – all from the comfort of home. This year, at the 2021

January 12, 2021 News News

Ford Government to Announce Tougher New Lockdown Measures as COVID-19 Pandemic Reaches New Highs

by CP24

The Ford government will enact stricter coronavirus lockdown measures today that may include a second province-wide state of emergency, as it releases new modelling showing severe healthcare system strain is likely on the current path. The projections come as hospitalizations

January 11, 2021 News DentistryNews

Manitoba Dental Association Assures Appointments are Safe Amidst Pandemic

by Global News

With the COVID-19 test positivity rate high still in Manitoba, Winnipeggers are on the fence about whether they should be keeping up with their yearly dental appointments. “I am actually due for an appointment, I think it’s been about a year since

January 8, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UB Launches Pipeline Program to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

by The University at Buffalo

School of Dental Medicine to provide mentorship, hand skills development, test prep and more To increase enrollment of underrepresented students, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has launched Destination Dental School, an initiative that aims to remove barriers