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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

September 17, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral HealthProsthodontics

COLTENE enters the CAD/CAM market

by COLTENE

COLTENE, a global manufacturer of dental consumables, becomes a new material partner for SIRONA’s leading CAD/CAM system CEREC. Under the brand name BRILLIANT Crios, the new “Reinforced Composite Blocs” for chairside manufactured permanent inlays, onlays, full anatomical crowns and veneers

September 16, 2015 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

DENTSPLY and Sirona enter into definitive merger agreement

by DENTSPLY and Sirona

DENTSPLY and Sirona enter into definitive merger agreementDENTSPLY International Inc. (“DENTSPLY”) and Sirona Dental Systems, Inc. (“Sirona”) announced today that Boards of Directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement which will result in the world’s leading

September 14, 2015 News Oral Health

Kids Are Getting Addicted To an App-Enabled Toothbrush That Works Too Well

by Philips

Philips Sonicare, the brand behind popular electronic toothbrushes, recently released a device that accomplished the inconceivable: It made oral hygiene so fun that kids want to stay on top of it. The new toothbrush proved a little addictive, though. The

September 14, 2015 News DentistryEndodonticsHealth & HealingOral Health

No Evidence Linking Dental Treatment to Alzheimer’s Disease

by American Association of Endodontists

Despite provocative reporting and sensational headlines, the American Association of Endodontists today said there is no evidence that Alzheimer’s disease can be spread from person to person by direct contact, or through any dental procedures or dental instruments. “There is

September 14, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Johnson & Johnson, DENTSPLY Representatives Join ADA Foundation Board of Directors

by ADA Foundation

Drs. William Calnon, Edward Green, Frank Maggio to serve on ADAF Executive Committee The ADA Foundation this week elected four new members to its Board of Directors, including dental industry representatives from Johnson & Johnson and DENTSPLY, and also elected

September 10, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Game On! Davis Orthodontics, Battles children’s brain cancer.

by CNW

On Saturday, September 26th Davis Orthodontics, will be hosting its 1st ever Kids’ Charity Street Hockey Tournament, a 4-on-4 knockout style tournament geared towards kids 8-16 years of age, with all proceeds from this event going to Tali’s Fund, a

September 10, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

IDEM 2016 Launching a New Format

by IDEM Singapore

Your Launchpad into the Asia-Pacific Dental Market

September 4, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein’s 18th Annual “Back To School” Program Helps More Than 5,000 Children Return To The Classroom Ready To Succeed

by PRNewswire & Henry Schein, Inc.

Program Helps Boost Children’s Confidence By Providing Classroom Essentials To help build the confidence of many underserved children who would otherwise return to the classroom without essential school supplies or new clothes, Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest

September 3, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Removing the Smoke Screen: Dental Hygienists Call for Government Action on E-Cigarettes

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists call on all levels of government to take steps to minimize the potential negative public health consequences of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), particularly for youth. In its recently released Position Statement on E-Cigarettes, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

September 1, 2015 News DentistryOral Health

Tooth Fairy taking austerity measures

by Toronto Star

Losing a tooth just isn’t as lucrative as it used to be. The Tooth Fairy is leaving an average of $3.19 (U.S.) per tooth under kids’ pillows this year, according to an annual Tooth Fairy survey by Visa out this

September 1, 2015 News DentistryOral Health

DentalPost Brings Its Innovative Employment Service to Canada

by PRNewswire

Demand for Smarter Hiring Solutions Spurs International Expansion Today DentalPost, the dental industry’s premier online and mobile job board, announces its expansion into Canada offering data driven innovations for dental professionals looking to make connections and create teams that excel.

September 1, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Sirona’s C30 Extravaganza Designed to Provide Dental Professionals with the Most Advanced Educational Experience in Digital Dentistry

by Sirona

  Sirona to Deliver CAD/CAM Users with a Comprehensive Learning Curriculum Across a Wide Diversity of Educational Tracks of Their Choosing Sirona Dental, Inc., the worldwide leader and pioneer of digital dentistry, will provide dental professionals with the highest level

August 26, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Colan Rogers Named President of NSK Dental

by NSK Dental

Dental industry veteran brings extensive experience in hand-piece sales and marketing Leading dental equipment manufacturer NSK Dental LLC announced today that it has named industry veteran Colan Rogers as its president. Mr. Rogers, who brings over 20 years of experience

August 24, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Still Time Remaining to Register for Sirona’s C30 Celebration with an Attractive Offer Available for Dental Staff Members

by Sirona

Limited Time Offer: Fourth Staff Member Receives Free Tuition for Digital Dentistry Extravaganza   In preparation of its highly anticipated CEREC® 30th (C30) Anniversary Celebration, Sirona Dental, Inc., the worldwide leader and pioneer of digital dentistry, is currently offering C30

August 24, 2015 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Call for Federal Leadership to Support Taxpayers and Improve Oral Care Outcomes

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canada’s dental hygienists call on all federal parties to commit to addressing the costly issue of limited access to preventive oral care in Canada. The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) says that inadequate government supports for dental treatment and oral

August 20, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

3M Announces New 3M Oral Care Organization

by 3M

Consistent with 3M’s strategy to increase customer relevance, the company has announced the formation of 3M Oral Care, combining the former 3M ESPE Dental and 3M Unitek Orthodontics into a single new division, led by Business Manager, Drew McCallum, effective

August 20, 2015 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Henry Schein Announces Call For Entries For The Inaugural Henry Schein Cares Medal

by Henry Schein

Medal to Recognize Excellence in Expanding Access to Care for the Underserved Henry Schein, Inc., the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health and medical practitioners, announced today the creation of the Henry