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November 16, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists Work to Improve Children’s Oral Health in Canada’s North

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On November 20, Canada’s dental hygienists will celebrate Universal Children’s Day by reminding us all of the need to improve access to high-quality preventive oral health care in this country. The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) strongly believes that all

November 16, 2015 News DentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral Surgery

UTech-Trained Dental Surgeons Highly Qualified and Competent

by By Alecia Smith-Edwards - Jamaica Information Service

The first set of 22 dental surgeons, trained and certified by the University of Technology’s (UTech) College of Oral Health Sciences, are highly competent and are on par with professionals in first world countries such as the United States (US).

November 11, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Daymond John, Star from ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ to Speak at SIROWORLD Kickoff Event

by Sirona

Business Executive, Author and Renowned Marketing and Branding Expert Daymond John Will Discuss how to Better Brand Yourself and Your Dental Practice   Sirona Dental, Inc., the company that pioneered digital dentistry, announced today that awardwinning business executive and star of ABC’s “Shark Tank”,

November 10, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Oral Health Group recognized at Pride Institute “Best of Class” Awards

by Oral Health Group

Melissa Summerfield, Senior Publisher for Oral Health Group, accepting the Pride Institute Award from Dr. Lou Shuman, recognizing Oral Health Group’s contributions to this year’s “Best of Class” Awards program.    

November 10, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral Surgery

Dr. Bruce Pynn Inducted into the American College of Dentists

by Oral Health Group

At the recent ADA meeting in Washington, Dr. Bruce Pynn was indcuted as a fellow into the American College of Dentists. We congratulate him on this achievement.      

November 9, 2015 News DentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

Periodontitis as a risk factor of Atherosclerosis

by https://www.oralhealthgroup.com/MktgImages/AsnanPortal-image/201511100832100sjvfcc454rgkv0454qkib545.pngAsnan Portal Team

Atherosclerosis is defined as arterial walls becoming clogged up with fats, cholesterol and other substances, this build-up, forms plaques that can burst and trigger a blood clot. Periodontitis is a common, progressive disease that affects the supporting structures of the

November 5, 2015 News DentistryOral Health

Dr. Rollin Matsui, Oral Health Editorial Board Member, passes

by Oral Health Group

On behalf of the Oral Health Group and Editorial Board memebers, it is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Dr. Rollin Matsui.  We send our thoughts and prayers to the family during this time of

November 4, 2015 News Oral Health

6 Ways to Get Whiter Teeth

by Philips

Get The Right Five A Day Fruit sugars mean tucking into a bowlful can cause problems. But pick the right salad and you can keep your teeth gleaming. Strawberries and apples both contain malic acid, which is a natural tooth

November 2, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Blueberry extract might fight gum disease

by Asnan Portal Team

Gum disease is a common condition among adults. This is when bacteria form biofilms or plaques on teeth, the gums become inflamed (gingivitis), they get red and swollen, and they bleed easily. If left unchecked, the condition can progress to

October 30, 2015 News Dental TechnologyDentistryOral Health

Novocol Healthcare, Inc. Expands Injectable Capabilities with a Strategic Investment in Device Company Duoject

by Novocol Healthcare, Inc.

Novocol Healthcare, Inc. (NHI), a subsidiary of Septodont, Inc., a world leader in sterile injectable manufacturing, announced today the acquisition of a majority stake in Duoject Medical Systems, Inc. (Duoject), a supplier of innovative medical devices.  The synergy between the

October 28, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Smokers at higher risk of tooth loss

by Asnan Portal

A new study has confirmed that regular smokers have a significantly increased risk of tooth loss. Male smokers are up to 3.6 times more likely to lose their teeth than non-smokers, whereas female smokers were found to be 2.5 times

October 26, 2015 News DentistryOral Health

Trick or Treatment? Dental Hygienists Advise you to Protect Your Oral Health at Halloween

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists remind all ghosts and goblins preparing for a night of Halloween fun to beware of treats—particularly sticky and chewy candies—that can get stuck in the grooves of teeth and increase risk of cavities and tooth decay.  

October 26, 2015 News DentistryOral Health

Trick or Treatment? Dental Hygienists Advise you to Protect Your Oral Health at Halloween

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists remind all ghosts and goblins preparing for a night of Halloween fun to beware of treats—particularly sticky and chewy candies—that can get stuck in the grooves of teeth and increase risk of cavities and tooth decay.  

October 26, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

 The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize 20 leaders in oral health for their outstanding contributions to the profession of dental hygiene, the national association, and to the overall health and well-being of the Canadian public.  

October 26, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Web Exclusive Content: Top Seven ways the Liberal Majority may affect your taxes.

by David Chong Yen, CPA, CA, CFP, Eugene Chu, MAcc, CPA, CA, Louise Wong, CPA, CA, TEP of DCY Professional Corporation Chartered Accountants

A changing of government usually signals some significant changes. Here are the top seven expected tax changes that may affect you: 1. Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSA)  As of January 1, 2015, the limit for annual TFSA contributions was $10,000 per

October 26, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Top Seven ways the Liberal Majority may affect your taxes

by David Chong Yen, CPA, CA, CFP, Eugene Chu, MAcc, CPA, CA, Louise Wong, CPA, CA, TEP of DCY Professional Corporation Chartered Accountants

Web exclusive content

October 23, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDental LaboratoriesDentistryOral Health

Henry Schein Supports The American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation In Groundbreaking Initiative To Develop Digital Dentistry Curriculum

by PRNewswire

$1.25 Million Pledged for Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral Dental Curriculum to Include CAD/CAM Technology (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today an innovative new partnership with

October 23, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Kids need less sugar and more fat Independent nutrition and health experts publish new guidelines on healthy eating for children

by Alliance for Natural Health International

Independent scientists and nutritionists at the Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) have today published new guidelines for healthy eating for children. The guidelines stress the need to help children to shift from burning carbohydrates as their primary energy source

October 22, 2015 News Dental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Releases ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing

by American Dental Association

Available now from the ADA is the ADA Practical Guide to Substance Use Disorders and Safe Prescribing. This publication is designed to assist the dental team in dealing with complicated pain/sedation management and opioid abuse issues. It also addresses regulations

October 20, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Meet to Explore Oral Health Care and Research

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Dental hygienists from across Canada will gather in Victoria, British Columbia, from October 2931 to share leading-edge research, clinical experiences, and knowledge at the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association’s (CDHA) biennial national conference. Celebrating 52 years as a professional association, CDHA