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October 14, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Doctors’ Notes: Your mouth is a gold mine of information about overall health

by Dr. Iona Leong University of Toronto

The eyes may be the window to the soul but the mouth reveals much about the rest of your body. Canker sores, dry mouth, swollen gums and sores that don’t heal — these could be important symptoms of medical issues

October 13, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthOrthodonticsPaediatric Dentistry

AAPD Offers Tricks for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

by American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD)

To help ward off cavities, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, reminds parents and caregivers that it is important to pay attention to the types of treats children eat this Halloween. Each

October 13, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Ivoclar Vivadent Announces Executive Team Promotions

by Ivoclar Vivadent

Robert Ganley, Chief Executive Officer for Ivoclar Vivadent, announced the promotions of several members of the organization’s North American executive team earlier this week.  They include Sarah Anders to Chief Operating Officer, Dr. George Tysowsky to Senior Vice President Technology

October 8, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Delete Blood Cancer DKMS Teams Up with Henry Schein to Raise Awareness about the Need for More Bone Marrow Donors

by Delete Blood Cancer DKMS & Henry Schein

Organizations Join Forces to Grow National Registry Delete Blood Cancer DKMS, part of the world’s largest network of bone marrow donor centers, announced today its new collaboration with Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein,

October 7, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein Kicks Off 2015 Business of Dentistry Conference

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, today kicked off its 8th annual Business of Dentistry Conference at Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee,

October 5, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Continues to Build Partnerships with Dental Industry

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is committed to working with its dental industry partners to build a stronger awareness and deeper understanding of the dental hygiene profession and to advocate and promote oral health nationwide. As CDHA prepares for

October 5, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

National Dental Hygiene Month

by American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

For the sixth consecutive year, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) and the Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program (WOHP) have partnered together for National Dental Hygiene Month (NDHM) to promote oral health awareness and celebrate the impact dental hygienists have in

October 2, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Canadian Beverage Association responds to U.K. Action on Sugar release

by CNW

In response to the release from the U.K. organization Action on Sugar, Canadian Beverage Association (CBA) issued the following statement:  Jim Goetz, President, CBA, said: “Canadian beverage manufacturers are leading the way in cutting calories and reducing the sugar in

October 2, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

UMC Utrecht discovers genetic cause of disturbed dental development

by University Medical Center Utrecht

Utrecht, October 2, 2015 – Researchers at University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht have identified a gene that may cause oligodontia, the agenesis of six or more teeth. The discovery of the so-called LPR6 gene makes it possible to diagnose patients

October 1, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Considering a merger? Here’s what you need to know

by Sally McKenzie, DrBicuspid.com contributing writer

Dental practice mergers often make sense. Merging with another established practice in your area offers plenty of benefits, from reducing competition to expanding your patient base to gaining more referral sources — all factors that can lead to growth and

September 30, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Sirona celebrates 30 years of CEREC in Las Vegas

by Sirona

Thirty years old and more innovative than ever – the CEREC CAD/CAM system celebrated its anniversary with an exceptional event in Las Vegas. Jeffrey T. Slovin, president and CEO of Sirona, officially opened the celebration in front of an audience

September 29, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

The 5th Annual “The Best of Both Worlds” 16 CE Credit Dental Event Presented by ClearDent and Excell Practice Management is 60% sold out!

by ClearDent

ClearDent and Excell Practice Management are hosting the 5th annual “Best of Both Worlds” event from November 11-14, 2015 and it is filling up faster than ever. This year, the event features more speakers, more sessions covering more diverse subjects,

September 25, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dr Patrick Hescot is the new FDI President

by FDI World Dental Federation

Dr Patrick Hescot is the new President of FDI World Dental Federation. He began his two-year mandate on 24 September, following an inauguration ceremony during the meeting of the FDI General Assembly, the federation’s governing body, in Bangkok. Commenting his

September 25, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

1st World Congress on Controversies in Dentistry (CoDent) Debates on Implantology

by CoDent

The World Congress on Controversies in Dentistry (CoDent): Debates on Implantology will take place from November 3rd – 5th, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. CoDent is committed to open debate and discussion on the critical issues facing dentistry and dentists. In the

September 25, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

ADA Member Dr. Kathy Kell Wins FDI President-elect

by American Dental Association

For the first time in 30 years, an ADA member will serve as President-elect of the FDI World Dental Federation. Dr. Kathy Kell, Iowa, won the chief election on September 24th at the FDI Annual World Dental Congress in Bangkok,

September 24, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDental TechnologyDentistryOral Health

Jack van’t Groenewout Named New General Manager of Carestream Dental, U.S. and Canada Digital

by Carestream

Carestream Dental is pleased to announce that Jack van’t Groenewout (Jack Vant) has accepted the position of general manager for the U.S. and Canada. In this role, he will oversee the design and execution of the company’s imaging and software

September 24, 2015 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein’s Chairman And CEO Receives 2015 Callahan Memorial Award

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Stanley Bergman Honored for Leading Company’s Longstanding Commitment to Advancing Access to Oral Health Care 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, announced today that

September 22, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Supports Health Action Lobby’s Call to Action on Health Care – The Canadian Way

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) joins other members of Canada’s Health Action Lobby (HEAL) to remind federal leaders that Canadians want government to make the challenges facing our health-care system a priority. Public opinion research consistently reveals that Canadians

September 21, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Sirona’s CEREC 30th (C30) Anniversary Celebration a Success

by Sirona

 Worldwide Leader of Digital Dental Innovations Delivers an Unforgettable Extravaganza of Unsurpassed Hands-On Learning and First-Class Entertainment   Sirona Dental Inc.’s CEREC® 30th (C30) Anniversary celebration exceeded expectations, further establishing Sirona as the leader in digital dentistry. The CAD/CAM extravaganza,

September 18, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Rep. Kelly Releases Landmark Report on Health Disparities, Including ADA-Authored Chapter on Oral Health

by American Dental Association

The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Health Braintrust today released the 2015 Kelly Report on Health Disparities in America, which examines the causes and impact of health disparities among minorities. Compiled by U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, who chairs the CBC Health