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University of Michigan
August 20, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Landmark dental school study uses genetic test to help predict gum disease

by ANN ARBOR, Mich.

University of Michigan School of Dentistry  has signed an agreement with Interleukin Genetics Inc. to conduct what may be the largest clinical study to date using genetic testing to assess the risk for gum disease. William Giannobile, professor at U-M

August 17, 2010 News AnesthesiologyGeneral PracticeOral Health

Sedation and general anesthesia practices in US dentistry vary widely

by Oral Health

Anesthesia Progress – A wide variation has been found in the training for and practice of sedation and general anesthesia within the dental profession in the United States. Safe, effective pain and anxiety control techniques are an essential part of

August 12, 2010 News Dental LaboratoriesGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dentists Look for Quality in Dental Laboratory Services

by Oral Health

“Consistent Quality” has become the main overriding differentiator between dental laboratories for Canadian dentists, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Fourteenth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. DIAC’s latest survey shows that “Consistent Quality” was mentioned

July 22, 2010 News Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

27th Annual AACD Session: May 18-21, 2011

by Oral Health

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Launches Conference Website; Reveals Key Educators for 27th Annual Scientific Session in Boston, May 18-21, 2011  Madison, WI –For the 27th consecutive year, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) will assemble the world’s premier

SpecialSmiles
July 21, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

PULPDENT HELPS SPECIAL OLYMPICS ATHLETES SMILE

by WATERTOWN, MA

Pulpdent recently participated in Special Olympics International’s Special Smiles initiative. More than 35 athletes received up to 300 sealants at a Georgia Special Olympics event as a result of Pulpdent’s donation of EMBRACE™ WetBond™ Pit and Fissure Sealant, ETCH-RITE™ Etch

OSAP 2010 Symposium
July 20, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

OSAP SYMPOSIUM ATTENDEES “SHAKE IT UP”

by ANNAPOLIS, MD

The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) 2010 Symposium, “SHAKE IT UP,” held June 10-13, 2010 in Tampa, Florida, was a resounding success, say organizers, attendees, speakers, and exhibitors. The annual conference is considered a “don’t miss” event for

July 19, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Enhancing Efficiency through Information on Dental Equipment & Materials – IDEM India 2010 presents new Scientific Programme

by India - 2010

The scientific programme disseminates information, contemporary trends and advances in dental equipments and materials. Held concurrently with IDEM India 2010, the programme is tailored to dental professionals and dental traders who are looking to updating their knowledge and skills. On

July 12, 2010 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Announces 2010-2011 Leadership (July 12, 2010)

by Chicago

Caryn Loftis-Solie, RDH, of Sparks, Nev., was inaugurated as the 2010-2011 president of the Chicago-based American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) on June 29, 2010, at the association’s 87th Annual Session held in Las Vegas, Nev. “Having the honor to serve

July 12, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

American Dental Hygienists’ Association Announces 2010-2011 Leadership (July 12, 2010)

by Chicago

Caryn Loftis-Solie, RDH, of Sparks, Nev., was inaugurated as the 2010-2011 president of the Chicago-based American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) on June 29, 2010, at the association’s 87th Annual Session held in Las Vegas, Nev. “Having the honor to serve

VELscope
July 7, 2010 News Geriatric DentistryOral Health

VELscope Enhanced Oral Assessment System Honored by World Health Organization

by BURNABY, British Columbia

Innovative Device Is Only Dental Product Recognized LED Dental announced today that the World Health Organization (WHO) has recognized the VELscope® enhanced oral assessment system as an innovative device that addresses global health concerns. In 2009, the WHO Department of

Nobel Biocare
July 6, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Successful Nobel Biocare Global Symposium held in New York

by Oral Health

Nobel Biocare held a Global Symposium dedicated to the promotion of innovative and scientifically proven solutions in dentistry. This exclusive three-day event brought together 1,500 world-renowned dental professionals from 46 countries. The symposium featured clinical treatment concepts, clinical applications, emerging

Pictured l-r: Retiring Museum Board members Dr. Stanley Block and Terry Smith, Board Chair Dr. Leslie Seldin, retiring staff member Elza Dunning and Executive Director Jonathan Landers.
June 28, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DENTISTRY CHEERS 14 YEARS

by BALTIMORE, MD

Anniversary celebration honors supporters, highlights educational initiatives The National Museum of Dentistry celebrated its 14th anniversary on June 4 with an exhibit opening and preview of new outreach initiatives. The annual celebration honors supporters and friends who help the Museum,

June 17, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Robert N. Eskow NYU Implant Dentistry Award Presented to Dr. George A. Zarb

by Oral Health

The Robert N. Eskow NYU Implant Dentistry award was presented to Dr. George A. Zarb, a Toronto-based prosthodontist who has played a pivotal role in introducing implant dentistry techniques to Canadian dentists, at the annual NYU Implant Symposium in December

June 10, 2010 News Dental HygieneOral Health

IDS 2011–Hygiene and Quality Management in the Dental Surgery

by Oral Health

  Current hygiene regulations and how they are implemented in the dental surgery – The latest trends in the area of equipment systems and dental supplies – Integration of surgery hygiene in a highly effective QM system, a key theme

May 28, 2010 News Dental OfficeOral Health

Tri Hawk Launches Enhanced Website

by Oral Health

                        Tri Hawk Launches Enhanced Website User-Friendly Site Designed “For the Bur Connoisseur”   MORRISBURG, Ontario—May 27, 2010—Tri Hawk Corporation recently launched an enhanced website featuring a user-friendly store that showcases its newly expanded line of standard, surgical and metal-cutting

CDHA
May 18, 2010 News Geriatric DentistryOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association and Provincial Lobbying Efforts Succeed: Increased Access to Care for First Nations and Inuit Peoples

by Ottawa

CDHA is excited to share the great news with you! The First Nations and Inuit Health Branch’s Non-Insured Health Benefits Program (NIHB) is initiating an 18 month pilot project in the Alberta region to pay dental hygienists directly for NIHB

Kodak
May 12, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Carestream Health, Inc. Announces Purchase of Windent

by Rochester, NY

Digital imaging and practice management solution powerhouses join forces to offer integrated product set to Canadian dental professionals Carestream Health, Inc., and Healthsoft, Inc., jointly announce the purchase of the Windent business of Healthsoft by Carestream Health.  Windent is a

COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
May 6, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

COLGATE-PALMOLIVE PRESENTS BREAKTHROUGH SOLUTION TO HYPERSENSITIVITY

by Vancouver, BC

Colgate® Sensitive Pro-Relief™ Desensitizing Paste with Pro-Argin™ Technology Presented at Pacific Dental Conference Colgate-Palmolive, the world leader in oral care, introduced a major advance in the treatment of dentin hypersensitivity. During the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, Colgate presented Colgate®

May 4, 2010 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

IDS – 2011 Focusing on prophylaxis: more individual and more organic

by Oral Health

Age-specific oral hygiene — preventively oriented diagnostics — holistic prevention in the dental practice — a main topic at IDS. Health is highly valued by the general public — not least because of our ageing society. Oral prophylaxis has therefore

DentCAD
April 30, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Delcam wins Queen’s Award for dental CADCAM

by Oral Health

Delcam has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category in recognition of the continuous development of its software for the design and manufacture of dental restorations.  The Queen’s Awards are the UK’s most coveted commercial