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December 10, 2018 News News

Alberta’s Updated Dental Fee Guide Helps No One, says Calgary Urban Project Society Director

by Stephanie Hagenaars, The Calgary Journal

It’s just not enough. That’s what local non-profit and community assistance programmers are saying about the first dental fee guide to come out in Alberta since 1997. Pushed by the provincial government, the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA&C) updated the guide,

December 7, 2018 News News

Lymph Node Ratio May Predict Who Lives, Dies From Oral Cavity Cancer

by CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Five years after diagnosis, only 40 percent of patients with locally-advanced oral cavity cancer will still be alive. The question is who is likely to live and who is likely to die? The answer to this question could not only

December 6, 2018 News News

School Dental Vans That Illegally X-Rayed Children Are Shut Down

by Rachel Olding & Angus Thompson, The Sydney Morning Herald

A network of mobile dental vans that illegally X-rayed children has been shut down, and a corporate takeover has seen directors sacked on the spot and vans forcefully taken from school grounds in dramatic scenes. However, the new owners who

December 6, 2018 News News

Dentsply Sirona is Founding Member of ADAPT – MIT’s Additive Manufacturing Consortium

by Dentsply Sirona

MIT’s new Center for Additive and Digital Advanced Production Technologies (ADAPT) focuses on additive and advanced manufacturing. As the innovation leader in dental industry for more than a century, Dentsply Sirona strongly supports MIT’s initiative by participating as one of

December 6, 2018 News News

Dentist Accused of Shaming Breastfeeding Mother Shares Her Side of Story

by Antoinette DelBel, ABC13

A story 13WHAM first reported Monday continues to generate a lot of comments and interest. A Facebook post from an Irondequoit mother went viral over the weekend after being shared almost 7,000 times. Tuesday, it was shared more than 8,000 times. Tiffany

December 5, 2018 News News

Study: Older Women Who Suffer From Tooth Loss are More Likely to Develop High Blood Pressure

by University at Buffalo

Postmenopausal women who have experienced loss of all teeth are at higher risk of developing high blood pressure, according to a University at Buffalo study published Dec. 4 in the American Journal of Hypertension. Multiple studies have suggested an association

December 5, 2018 News News

Heroic Dentistry: Saving Teeth with Bioactive Materials

by Pulpdent

Stacey is an 8-year old twin with congenitally missing teeth, which is not uncommon for twins. She is also my neighbor and the daughter of my wife’s best friend. Four years prior, Stacey had hypocalcified and decayed primary molars restored

December 4, 2018 News News

GC Ranked 2nd in the 10th Quality Management Level Research 2018

by GC America

GC America is pleased to announce the results of the 10th Quality Management Level Research in 2018 conducted by the Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers (JUSE). GC Corporation (the parent company of GC America) was highly evaluated and ranked

December 4, 2018 News News

State Officials Ponder Proposals That Reduce Access To Dental Care, Increase Costs

by Patrick Gleason, Forbes

There are many challenges facing the governors and state lawmakers across the U.S. who will soon be gaveling in their 2019 legislative sessions. Among the most pressing are rising health care costs and the lack of access to care that

December 4, 2018 News News

Study: Dental Painkillers May Put Young People at Risk of Opioid Addiction

by Ronnie Cohen, The Washington Post

Dentists who prescribe opioid painkillers to teenagers and young adults after pulling their wisdom teeth may be putting their patients at risk of addiction, a new study finds. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine Monday, shines a light on the

December 4, 2018 News News

Dentsply Sirona’s CHRO Receives 2018 Women in Leadership Executive Impact Award

by Dentsply Sirona

Linkage, Inc., a global leadership development company, honored Maureen MacInnis on Wednesday, November 14, at a special awards ceremony during its 2018 Women in Leadership Institute held in Phoenix, Arizona. MacInnis was one of four award recipients who were honored.

December 3, 2018 News News

Meet the Startups Disrupting the Dental Industry

by Brandie Weikle, CBC News

For decades the experience of caring for your teeth looked something like this: Visit the dentist every six or nine months. Take home a new toothbrush from the hygienist. Use it to brush at least twice daily. Repeat. If you or your child needed

December 3, 2018 News News

Health Experts Warn Oral Sex Could Lead to Mouth Cancer

by Chris Jones, Leicestershire Live

Health experts have warned that kissing and oral sex may in fact be a lead cause of mouth cancer. Dr Nigel Carter, chief executive of the Oral Health Foundation, said the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is being transmitted from person to

December 3, 2018 News News

Causes of Mouth Sores in People with HIV

by Jamie Eske, Medical News Today

Mouth sores, also known as ulcers, are a common symptom of HIV. Mouth sores can have a profound impact on a person’s quality of life if they do not get treatment. People living with HIV are more likely to develop oral health

December 3, 2018 News News

Duo Arrested for Operating Dental Practice Out of a Bus in Miami

by Brandon Lopez, NBC Philadelphia

Two people are behind bars after allegedly running an illegal dental practice out of a bus in Miami. According to Miami-Dade Police officials, Daniela Sulbaran and Victor Bernal were arrested earlier this month for practicing health care without a license.

December 3, 2018 News News

Calls For Action on Sugar After Teen, Children had 45,000 Operations to Remove Teeth Last Year

by Ellen Manning, Yahoo! News

There were more than 45,000 hospital operations to remove teeth from teenagers and children last year, figures show. That equates to around 180 each working day and has sparked calls for immediate action to tackle sugar consumption. UK youngsters are the biggest consumers

November 29, 2018 News News

Dentsply Sirona Invites Female Dentists to Apply for Smart Integration Award

by Dentsply Sirona

Female dentists, who are interested in digitalization and integration and want to make use of the advantages of new technologies for precise treatment results, are invited to apply for Dentsply Sirona’s Smart Integration Award. Until March 15, 2019, they can

November 28, 2018 News Dental ProductNews

Introducing the Next Generation of Colgate Total® Toothpaste

by Colgate

Colgate® is excited to introduce the Next Generation of Colgate Total®. New Colgate Total®SF contains a new Stannous Fluoride formula stabilized with Zinc Phosphate that fights plaque-causing bacteria on 100% of mouth surfaces*1 including teeth, tongue, cheeks, and gums, providing

November 28, 2018 News News

Quebec Dentists Warn About Potential Risks of Salon Teeth Whitening

by CBC News

In the wake of a growing demand for cosmetic teeth whitening, Quebec’s professional order of dentists is warning against the potential adverse effects of getting a procedure from a beauty salon instead of a dental clinic. More and more aestheticians and beauty

November 28, 2018 News News

Medieval Dental Plaque Sheds Light on How Our Microbiomes Have Changed

by Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technia

The communities of bacteria that live in our mouths have changed drastically since the Middle Ages, according to a new study of remains buried in a medieval Danish cemetery. And it turns out that some people may have been more