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Carestream Dental
September 9, 2013 News Dental TechnologyDentistryImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

New Toronto Implant Institute Teaching Centre Helps Dentists Develop Surgical and Technological Skills

by Carestream Dental

Powered by Carestream Dental, Teaching Centre Aims to Improve Quality of Life Through Education and Clinical Technique The Toronto Implant Institute today announced the grand opening of its teaching centre, which will offer practitioners further education on dental implants and

FDI World Dental Federation
September 6, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

FDI 2013 Istanbul final tally: 16,197 visitors

by FDI World Dental Federation (FDI)

16,197: that is the final tally of visitors attending the 2013 FDI Annual World Dental Congress (AWDC) and Exhibition, held in Istanbul (Turkey) from 28 to 31 August 2013. That makes it the biggest FDI congress for over one decade;

FDI World Dental Federation
September 6, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

FDI General Assembly 2013

by FDI World Dental Federation (FDI)

The 2013 FDI General Assembly saw the inauguration of Dr Tin Chun Wong as President 2013-2105, the election by acclamation of Dr Patrick Hescot as President-Elect and the re-constitution of the FDI Council The General Assembly took place over two

CDHA-ACHD
September 6, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Leaders in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene Recognized

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Canadian leaders in oral health will be recognized for outstanding contributions to the profession of dental hygiene and the national association and their service to the Canadian public, at an awards ceremony of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to

ADA Foundation - Give Kids A Smile GALA
September 6, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

ADA Foundation Give Kids A Smile Gala

by ADA Foundation

Are you looking for something unique and rewarding to do on Friday night during the ADA Annual Session? Join your friends and colleagues for a light-hearted evening honoring ADA President Dr. Robert A. Faiella and the 2012–2013 ADA Board of

American Dental Association
September 3, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Learn about Volunteering Abroad at the ADA Annual Session in New Orleans

by American Dental Association (ADA)

Dental professionals interested in providing their services to underserved populations can check out the course on effective international volunteerism called “I Do, I Teach, I Volunteer,” at the American Dental Association (ADA) Annual Session in New Orleans. This free 2.5

Sirona
September 3, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Pilot study confirms the advantages of prep-Check

by Sirona & AKWLZ

Dental students at the University of Frankfurt tested the analysis system prepCheck launched at the start of the year. On the basis of the tests performed, it was concluded that the system is not only easy to use but also

University of Louisville
September 3, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

White Coat Ceremony, a symbolic step for UofL students

by University of Louisville

Incoming UofL dental and dental hygiene students proudly donned their new coats during the White Coat ceremony August 24, marking their first rite of passage into the health care community. The 120 DMD students were chosen from 2,981 applicants. These

University of Buffalo
September 3, 2013 News General PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Study finds increased menthol cigarette use among teens

by University at Buffalo

Results raise concern about menthols being marketed as a ‘starter product’ for kids

AboutFace
August 27, 2013 News DentistryGeriatric DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

KISS Rocks TO for AboutFace!

by AboutFace

Legendary rock band KISS came to Toronto in July and really gave AboutFace the spotlight! As you may know, KISS front man Paul Stanley is the Celebrity Spokesperson for AboutFace. With his participation KISS presented AboutFace with a $10,000 donation!

August 27, 2013 News Health & HealingOral Health

For Victims of Abuse, Forgiveness is the Foundation of Healing

by Amrita Maat

Nurse Shares Steps for Releasing Pain, Forgiving Yourself and Others From child abuse and domestic violence to human sex trafficking and atrocities against civilians in war-torn countries, our world creates new victims daily. Broken bones and bruises heal, but for

About Face
August 27, 2013 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthOral SurgeryOrthodontics

2013 Scholarship Winners

by Jessica Fitzpatrick

AboutFace is proud to announce the recipients of the 6th Annual AboutFace National Scholarship Awards are Miss. Braidy Mackay and Mr. Josh Grossgardt! Both young winners receive a $2,000 scholarship in recognition of their academic achievement and their dedication to

American Dental Association (ADA)
August 26, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Dental Quality Alliance Approves First Set of Performance Measures

by American Dental Association (ADA)

Dental Caries in Children: Prevention and Disease Management The Dental Quality Alliance (DQA), comprised of multiple stakeholders from across the oral health community, was established by the American Dental Association to develop performance measures for oral health care. The DQA’s

Smile For a Lifetime
August 26, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Changing Lives Through the Gift of a Smile

by Smile for a Lifetime (S4L)

When Tehya’s family heard about Smile for a Lifetime they were excited about the possibility of their daughter receiving free braces but when she was chosen by the board of directors to receive a scholarship they were overjoyed! The Erie

Smile For a Lifetime
August 22, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Brother & Sister with Rare Disease Receive Hope with Smile for a Lifetime Scholarships

by The Board of Directors of Midpeninsula Smile for a Lifetime

Residents of the Midpeninsula area now have another reason to smile! The Board of Directors of Midpeninsula Smile for a Lifetime program announced two of the six orthodontic scholarship recipients: Yeltzin (16 years old) and Elixua (15 years old). Yeltzin

TriHawk
August 21, 2013 News DentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Xenopus Rewards Employees for Banner Year

by Xenopus Inc.

Continuous improvements have meant a banner year for the small dental Drill manufacturer.

American Dental Association Foundation (ADA Foundation)
August 16, 2013 News DentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

ADA Foundation Honors Community Groups Across the Nation Fighting to End Childhood Tooth Decay

by ADA Foundation

The American Dental Association Foundation awarded more than $114,000 in grants from the 2013 Samuel D. Harris Fund for Children’s Dental Health to nonprofit organizations fighting to end childhood tooth decay. The ADA Foundation awarded the grants to 24 organizations

The University of Louisville
August 15, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Consider more than cotton candy and corn dogs at the Kentucky State Fair

by University of Louisville School of Dentistry

Oral health assessments, juvenile diabetes walk booth and back-to-school screenings all part of dental school’s August community initiatives

AACD Charitable Foundation (AACDCF)
August 15, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Give Back a Smile Offers Virtual Race To Support Domestic Violence Survivors

by AACD Charitable Foundation (AACDCF)

The AACD Charitable Foundation (AACDCF) is offering dental professionals the chance to support domestic violence survivors by becoming virtual participants in the second annual Race For Smiles 5K Run/Walk. Race For Smiles will take place Oct. 6, 2013, at Vilas

American Dental Association
August 15, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Maine Hospital Opens Dental Clinic to Alleviate ER Burdens

by American Dental Association

Like many hospitals across the country, Waldo County General Hospital, in Belfast, Maine, has found itself increasingly swamped with patients seeking treatment for dental pain in its emergency department. In addition to taxing the department’s overall resources, these patients were