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April 19, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

Flavoured Drink Reduces Dental Plaque Through Consumption

by qii, PR Newswire

DoseBiome has announced their new findings that qii, the world’s first functional drink for oral health, can reduce up to 52% of dental plaque with each serving. This news coincides with the addition of three new fruit flavors to their lineup

April 18, 2018 News News

Dr. Chris Salierno Joins Cellerant Consulting Group and Best of Class Panel

by Cellerant Consulting Group

Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce that Dr. Chris Salierno has joined the company as the newest member of its esteemed Chief Development Officer (CDO) team.  Dr. Salierno has also joined the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award panel

April 18, 2018 News News

Skip Opioids and Prescribe Ibuprofen Instead

by Case Western Reserve University, EurekAlert!

Opioids are not among the most effective–or longest lasting–options available for relief from acute dental pain, a new examination of the results from more than 460 published studies has found. Ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) alone or in

April 17, 2018 News News

Paid Why The Toothpaste You Recommend Matters

by Crest P&G

Does your fluoride protect your clients’ enamel? Dental erosion has reached epidemic levels Recent research has shown that approximately 30% of dental clients aged 18–35 years had at least one tooth with advanced erosive tooth wear Why stannous flouride matters

April 17, 2018 News News

Proposal to Eliminate Dental Amalgam Use Gains Momentum

by The World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, PR Newswire

A coalition of 50 environmental, public health, and children’s rights groups called for an end to the controversial filling material – dental amalgam – in American children, and for a two-year general phase-out in its use in the United States. 

April 13, 2018 News News

Dental Cavities in Youth Dropping, Minorities Unwavering

by Erin Gabriel, CNN

The percentage of young people with dental cavities in the United States dropped from 50% in 2012 to just over 43% in 2016, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although the overall trend is

April 13, 2018 News News

Ontario Dental Surgeon Pulls Man’s Teeth Out “In Error”

by Jason Vermes, CBC Radio

Lee Schwaderer loves corn on the cob and singing with his church choir, but now he can’t enjoy either. When the 65-year-old Keswick, Ont., man went in for dental surgery three years ago, he says he woke up from anesthesia

April 13, 2018 News News

Peptide-Based Product Could Cure Dental Cavities

by University of Washington, ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of Washington have designed a convenient and natural product that uses proteins to rebuild tooth enamel and treat dental cavities. The research finding was first published in ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering. “Remineralization guided by peptides is

April 13, 2018 News News

B.C. Dental Clinic Accepts Bitcoin Payments

by Ian Jacques, Delta Optimist

Dr. Raj Dhiman prides himself on being forward thinking. He offers what he describes as cutting edge dentistry at Ladner’s Riverside Dental so it seems only natural the dentist would start to accept Bitcoin as a payment method. Bitcoin is

April 11, 2018 News News

ADA Awards 2018 Dental Student Scholarships

by American Dental Association

The ADA Foundation today named the seven dental students who will receive its 2018 Dental Student Scholarships. Each scholarship is valued at $20,000. The ADA Foundation Dental Student Scholarship Program is designed to recognize dental students who are strong academically

April 9, 2018 News NewsOral Health

Paid Bioactive Giomer Materials Can Help Improve Clinical Outcomes

by Shofu Dental Corporation

Bioactive Dental Materials Today’s patients seek treatments that are not only aesthetic but also innocuous, healing and have beneficial influence on their overall health. Over the past several decades, dentistry has been seeing a shift from reactive treatments of dental

April 9, 2018 News News

Doris Kearns Goodwin Delivering Keynote at Dentsply Sirona World 2018

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, the Dental Solutions CompanyTM, announced today that world-renowned presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will present the keynote address at Dentsply Sirona World 2018 on Friday morning, Sept. 14. Goodwin is the author of six

April 6, 2018 News News

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Performing at Dentsply Sirona World 2018

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Inc., The Dental Solutions Company™, announced today that three-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer and two-time New York Times best-selling author Jim Gaffigan will perform a private standup act for Dentsply Sirona World attendees in Orlando, Florida

April 5, 2018 News News

Dental Office Raided for Prescription Drug Fraud Suspicion

by Jack Queen, Summit Daily

Police and federal agents raided a Silverthorne dentist’s office late last week on suspicion of prescription drug fraud, seizing hundreds of documents and interviewing several employees, the Silverthorne Police Department confirmed Tuesday. The search, conducted at Comfort Dental on Blue

April 4, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

National Dental Hygienists Week Promotes “Oral Health for Total Health”

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™) takes place April 7‒13 as part of oral health month in Canada. During the week, which emphasizes “Oral Health for Total Health,” dental hygienists remind us that taking care of our mouth, teeth, and gums

April 3, 2018 News News

People with Diabetes Not Visiting the Dentist

by New York University, EurekAlert!

Adults with diabetes are less likely to visit the dentist than people with prediabetes or without diabetes, finds a new study led by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine. The

April 3, 2018 News Oral Health

Henry Schein and Internet Brands Form Joint Venture To Deliver Integrated Technology To Enhance Dental Practice Management

by Henry Schein, Inc.

New global company – called Henry Schein One – combines Dentrix, Dentrix Ascend, Exan, Easy Dental, Demandforce, Sesame Communications and other market-leading dental brands. Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental,

April 3, 2018 News Oral Health

Focus on Global Dental Health: MSL New Lead PR Agency for Dentsply Sirona

by Dentsply Sirona

On January 1, 2018, MSL began as the new lead global PR agency for Dentsply Sirona, the market and innovation leader for dental products and technologies. In addition to technical communication, the MSL team is responsible for strategic communication consulting

April 2, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

P.E.I. Dental Hygienists Offering Free Oral Health Care

by The Guardian

P.E.I. dental professionals will once again be opening their hearts by providing free oral health care to those in the community who need it most. On Saturday April 7, the Prince Edward Island Dental Hygienists’ Association is hosting a one-day

March 29, 2018 News News

Cloud-Based Software for Dental Schools Now in North America

by Henry Schein, Inc. 

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, today announced the release of axiUm Ascend, an innovative, cloud-based software system designed for dental schools. Developed