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Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)
June 27, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Dental Hygienists now self-regulated in Newfoundland and Labrador

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On June 1st, dental hygienists in Newfoundland and Labrador became self-regulating under the Health Professions Act (2010) through a shared regulating responsibility with the Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals (NLCHP) and the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Dental

DrBicuspid
June 26, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Maine Senate defeats dental hygiene therapist bill

by Donna Domino

Just one day after Maine’s House of Representatives approved a bill that would have created a new category of dental hygienists, the state Senate voted it down. Late Wednesday night, the Senate rejected LD 1230 in a 14-21 vote, according

Tri Hawk
June 26, 2013 News Dental OfficeDentistryHealth & HealingOral Health

Tri Hawk donation increases dentists’ patient-handling capability

by Tri Hawk

Tri Hawk has donated six (6) separate prizes to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) for their Silent Auction fundraiser to be held in Nashville, TN during the June 27-30 AGD Annual Meeting & Exhibits. The proceeds from the auction

Nobel Biocare
June 24, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Nobel Biocare announces new digital workflow and new regenerative product at Global Symposium in New York

by Nobel Biocare

Announcement of new fully-integrated digital workflow New regenerative product to be introduced into Nobel Biocare products and solutions portfolio New NobelProcera® Abutment will achieve esthetics from a new angle Inauguration of Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (FOR) at Nobel Biocare Global

Zolar Technology & Mfg
June 24, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Zolar Technology and Manufacturing is Hosting a 2 Day Training Workingshop: Learn Laser Denistry

by Zolartek

Zolar Mfg and Technology will be organizing a 2 day training workshop at our Mississauga office. The training workshop will be headed by renowned dentist Dr. Gerry Ross. The workshop will include hands-on training along with the theory on using

University of Louisville
June 21, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

UofL dentistry heads to northeastern Kentucky to provide free dental care

by University of Louisville School of Dentistry Faculty

What: After helping provide 4,500 free dental services through Remote Area Medical (RAM) missions over the last five years in eastern and southern Kentucky, University of Louisville dental and dental hygiene students and faculty will provide free dental cleanings, fillings, extractions,

Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation
June 20, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (FOR) inaugurated at Nobel Biocare Global Symposium in New York, awards Bertrand Piccard “FOR Humanity Award”

by Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (FOR)

The Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (FOR) was inaugurated today in New York during the Nobel Biocare Global Symposium 2013 taking place at the historic Waldorf Astoria between June 20 and 23. Bertrand Piccard, a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations,

ADA Foundation
June 20, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

ADA Foundation Announces Winners of 2013 Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program

by ADA Foundation

The American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) recently announced the winners of the 2013 ADA Foundation Allied Dental Student Scholarship Program. The ADAF awarded scholarships of $1,000 each to 30 students from across the nationwho are studying dental hygiene, dental assisting

Whip Mix
June 19, 2013 News Dental CAD/CAMDental LaboratoriesDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Whip Mix Welcomes Kent Kohli as the New Manager of Dental Technology Solutions

by Whip Mix

Whip Mix is excited to welcome Kent Kohli as the new Manager of Dental Technology Solutions.  Kent previously owned & operated Contemporary Dental Aesthetics, LLC, a small, high-end boutique dental studio committed to artistic excellence in all phases of fixed

DenMat
June 19, 2013 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Midmark Corporation Outfits DenMat’s New Dental Learning Center

by DenMat & Midmark

DenMat announced today that it has partnered with Midmark Corporation to outfit DenMat’s new Dental Learning Center at its corporate headquarters in Lompoc, California. The state-of-the art facility is now equipped with a fully functioning Midmark dental operatory and chair

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
June 18, 2013 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentistryOral Health

Dr. Paul Homoly to Host AACD Educators Academy

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

Dental professionals looking for dynamic speaker education are encouraged to register for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) Educators Academy, with Dr. Paul Homoly, Aug. 15-17 in Madison, WI. The workshop will focus on speaker training for current dental

Medical News Today
June 18, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

The Jaw Is Also A Casualty When Bacterium Causes Gum Disease

by Medical News Today

The newly discovered bacterium that causes gum disease delivers a one-two punch by also triggering normally protective proteins in the mouth to actually destroy more bone, a University of Michigan study found. Scientists and oral health care providers have known

Greater New York Dental Meeting 2013
June 17, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Greater New York Dental Meeting Housing and Registration is Now Open!

by The Greater New York Dental Meeting

Take advantage of free registration and discounted housing rates Now! Special Hotel Rates Our headquarters hotel, the New York Marriott Marquis, is offering, for a limited time only, a discounted rate of $339.00. This special rate expires on June 20th.  Attendee

Maxim Software Systems
June 12, 2013 News Dental TechnologyDentistryOral Health

Free Webinar on June 19: How Technology Can Make Your Practice More Productive

by Maxim Software Systems

Maxident, a recognized leader in delivering state-of-the-art dental practice management software and The Digital Dentist, a provider of objective and informed advice on all matters related to the successful integration of technology into practices, will host a webinar about technology

University of Buffalo
June 12, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

The nation’s first oral biology PhD program turns 50

by The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine

UB’s Department of Oral Biology will celebrate with a symposium on oral health, immunity and chronic disease

Sirona Dental, Inc.
June 11, 2013 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryOral Health

Sirona Grows CAD/CAM Product Line with New Milling Units and Digital Impressioning Systems

by Sirona Dental, Inc.

Launches “CAD/CAM for Everyone” Sirona Dental, Inc., the company that pioneered digital dentistry more than 28 years ago and the global number one producer of dental CAD/CAM systems, today announced the introduction of three new CEREC® milling units, two new

Sirona Dental, Inc.
June 11, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

New Sirona Materials Expand Clinical Indications for CEREC

by Sirona Dental, Inc.

New innovations from Sirona improve anterior esthetics, implant surgical procedures and introduce high-strength zirconia to direct, chairside applications for the dentis Sirona Dental, Inc., the technology leader in the dental industry, announced today the release of three new high-performance materials

American Dental Association (ADA)
June 11, 2013 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDentistryOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Statement on Regular Dental Visits

by American Dental Association (ADA)

To maintain optimal oral health, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends regular dental visits, at intervals determined by a dentist. In light of a new study published in the Journal of Dental Research titled “Patient Stratification for Preventive Care in

The American Dental Association
June 11, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

ADA and Sharecare part ways

by The American Dental Association

The ADA has terminated its relationship with Sharecare. The Association decided to end its connection with the consumer website, which was co-founded by Mehmet Oz, M.D., otherwise known as Dr. Oz, after a March 28 episode of “The Dr. Oz

Smile For A Lifetime
June 10, 2013 News DentistryOral HealthOrthodontics

Changing a Life Through the Gift of a Smile

by Smile For A Lifetime

In 2011, Ryan Lopez was awarded a Smile for a Lifetime (S4L) Scholarship from his local chapter in Fresno, California run by Dr. Pat DiCiccio of DiCiccio Orthodontics. The gift has been a life changer for Ryan whose self-confidence has