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March 13, 2006 News Oral Health

Nobel Biocare Oral Health Centre

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The new Nobel Biocare Oral Health Centre at UBC At the recent dental meeting in Vancover, the announcement was made of a generous gift from Nobel Biocare, who have given $5 million to support the new Oral Health Centre at

March 13, 2006 News Oral Health

Expansion of Canadian CareCredit Payment Plans

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Canadian Expansion for CareCredit Effective April 2006, CareCredit will be expanding their dental patient financing programme throughout Canada. They will be offering several new payment plan options, including 24, 36, 48 and 60 month Low Interest Extended payment plans and

March 1, 2006 News Oral Health

Highlights from the 2006 Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting

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The 2006 meeting in Chicago attracted a record attendance of 34,449 with almost 7600 dentists! There were a number of great speakers and a very busy exhibit floor, with lots to see and learn. Just a small sampling of some

February 16, 2006 News Oral Health

Study to Track Productivity Impact of Networking Technologies on Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

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Cisco Systems, in partnership with Momentum Research Group, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and the Schulich School of Business at York University, has launched a study into the impact of networking technologies on Small to Medium Enterprise (SME)

February 6, 2006 News Oral Health

Dental Imaging Technology from Kodak Helps Provide Patient Care for 2006 Winter Olympics

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KODAK Systems will help doctors and dentists diagnose injuries and provide enhanced patient care for the athletes competing in the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino. Dental imaging and information systems from Kodak’s Health Group have been provided to assist

January 17, 2006 News Dental HygieneOral Health

‘Just Say Gingivitis’contest opens lines of communication

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According to The World Health Organization, oral diseases are a growing worldwide concern. A relevant point for Canadians, as an estimated 75 percent of us have gingivitis — the earliest and most treatable form of gum disease. Left untreated, gingivitis

January 6, 2006 News Oral Health

Medicom Teams Up With HOPE & COPE

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Medicom is pleased to announce their exciting partnership in cancer wellness research, by joining with “Hope & Cope”, a Montreal-based volunteer organization associated with the Montreal Jewish General Hospital. With this partnership, Medicom is committed to increasing cancer prevention awareness

January 5, 2006 News Oral Health

University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry 2006 “Awards of Distinction” Gala

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The University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry and The Dental Alumni Association invite you to attend an evening of elegance at the 2006 “Awards of Distinction” Gala. The Gala will be held on Saturday, March 4th, 2006 at the Granite

January 5, 2006 News Oral Health

Discus Dental Signs Agreement to Purchase BriteSmile Centers

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Discus Dental,Inc., a leading direct manufacturer and marketer of professional and consumer dental products, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the assets of BriteSmile,Inc.’s “Associated Center” business and substantially all of BriteSmile’s intellectual property. In

December 9, 2005 News Oral Health

MDHA News

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Manitoba’s dental hygienists have joined other hygienists across Canada who are self-regulated, says Kristin Carter, president of the Manitoba Dental Hygienists Association.The MDHA president thanked the province’s legislature for recognizing the profession and supporting its role in preventing oral disease

December 7, 2005 News Oral Health

IDEM Singapore 2006

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With a first-class range of participants from all over the world, IDEM Singapore – the International Dental Exhibition and Meeting – (April 7-9, 2006), is establishing its profile not only as far as its exhibits and products are concerned. The

November 23, 2005 News Oral Health

Lux & Zwingenberger acquire BHT-Hygienetechnik GmbH

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Lux & Zwingenberger Ltd., parent company of SciCan, has acquired 100% ownership of BHT-Hygienetechnik GmbH, located in Gersthofen, Germany and its subsidiary company, BHT-Pharma.BHT specializes in equipment for washing, disinfection and drying of reusable items in the hospital, laboratory and

November 14, 2005 News Oral Health

DIAC Elects New President

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Tim Brown, business manager of 3M/ESPE, has been elected president of the Dental Industry Associaton of Canada (DIAC).Brown will continue his duties as vice-president and director of the Conventions portfolio until his presidential term begins May 1, 2006. He will

November 3, 2005 News Oral Health

CAO Elects New President (November 03, 2005)

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Dr. Gerry Solomon was elected president of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists (CAO) during the recent annual general meeting in Quebec City.In 2006, the CAO will join seven other dental groups to participate in the Canadian Dental Specialties Scientific Session,

November 3, 2005 News Oral Health

Dental Hygienists Act intro’d in Manitoba

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The Dental Hygienists Act was introduced in the Manitoba Legislature November 1st.“Dental hygienists look forward to accepting the responsibility for helping improve the public’s access to primary oral health care and to joining the 92% of dental hygienists accross Canada

October 18, 2005 News Oral Health

Highlights from the 2005 ADA Meeting

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ADA HIGHLIGHTS We recently attended the 146th Annual Session of the ADA, held this year October 6-9, in Philadelphia.The Convention Center was the site of four days of scientific programming, including some 260 different CE courses, covering the latest clinical,

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October 17, 2005 News Oral Health

University of Toronto Arbor Awards

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On September 12, 2005 the University of Toronto Arbor Awards were presented. The Arbor Award was established in 1989 to recognize the outstanding personal service of alumni volunteers. Recently the award has been expanded to recognize and thank friends of

September 27, 2005 News Oral Health

SADA Gala Event

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‘History is made by those who have the ability to change the present’ Thursday September 15th, 2005 marked a monumental day for the South Asian Dental Association (SADA). The evening gala event, held at Payal Banquets in Mississauga, served as

September 21, 2005 News Oral Health

Eastern Canda Laser Symposium

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The World Clinical Laser Institute is proud to announce the “Eastern Canada Laser Symposium”, taking place in Quebec City, November 11-13, 2005. Highlights include the opportunity to learn from experienced laser dentists from Canada and the US, including: Dr. Barry

September 7, 2005 News Oral Health

Hurricane Katrina News

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Intact, But Different A Dentist’s Personal JournalBaton Rouge, LA_It’s overwhelming to hear from friends as far away as [Oral Health] is in Toronto and know you’re thinking about us.Our family is safe. We left for Houston at 4:30a.m. Sunday and