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August 14, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Emerging Dangers Of Vaping Highlight Need For Caution And Good Oral Hygiene

by A-Z Dental Care

A July 11 article on CNET warns about the potential ill effects that e-cigarette use may have on oral health, particularly among teens. The article is quick to note that many of the studies that have been conducted on the relationship

August 14, 2019 News News

Surgeons Dislodge Man’s False Teeth From His Voicebox

by The Guardian

A man who turned up in A&E coughing up blood and having difficulty swallowing has surprised doctors who discovered he had false teeth lodged in his larynx. Doctors deduced that the 72-year-old must have breathed them in during an operation several

August 14, 2019 News News

EQUIA Forte® HT: Bulk Fill Glass Hybrid Restorative

by GC America

GC America Inc. is excited to announce the launch of an innovative bulk fill glass hybrid restorative, EQUIA Forte® HT, on September 1st, 2019 in US and Canada. Building on the success of EQUIA Forte®, this strong and esthetic restorative

August 13, 2019 News Oral Health

GC FujiCEMTM Evolve: Resin-reinforced Glass Ionomer Cement

by GC America

GC America Inc. is excited to announce the launch of our next generation RMGI cement, GC FujiCEMTM Evolve, on September 1st, 2019 in US and Canada. It is built on the legacy of FujiCEMTM 2 which has been used for

August 13, 2019 News News

Dental Surgeons In India To Wear Black Badges Today

by The Tribune India

Dental surgeons across Haryana will bear black badges from August 13 to 17 in protest against the Finance Department not approving their long-pending demands. The decision was taken by the state executive committee of the Haryana Civil Dental Surgeons Association

August 13, 2019 News News

Scientists Discover Mechanisms That Could Help Dental Treatment

by ANI

Researchers have unveiled a new mechanism that could offer a potential new solution to tooth repair. The study was published in the journal ‘Nature Communications’. Researchers uncovered ‘a new population of mesenchymal stromal cells’ in a continuously growing mouse incisor

August 12, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Paid Four Myths About Fluoride Varnish

by Amber Auger RDH, MPH

As a practicing hygienist, I come across a lot of misconceptions about treatment options, especially fluoride varnish. Here are the top four myths I’ve heard about fluoride varnish and what you need to know:   Myth #1: It’s all about

August 12, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Adelaide Teenager Forced To Quit School Over Dental Issues As Thousands Await Public Care

by ABC News

An Adelaide student who says she’s been waiting years for “life-changing” dental and orthodontic surgery in the public system has had to drop out of mainstream school because of her health issues. Nikki Torpy’s family cannot afford private health insurance, and instead

August 12, 2019 News News

This Dental Care Program For Kids Doesn’t Require A Trip To The Dentist

by Honolulu Civil Beat

Hawaii’s keiki have some of the worst oral health in the country. To combat the state’s extremely high rate of tooth decay among children, a pilot teledentistry program on the Big Island and Maui is bringing dental treatment directly to

August 12, 2019 News News

Specialist Criminals Targeting Expensive Dentistry Equipment

by CPH Post

So far in 2019 there have been 12 break-ins at dental surgeries in Denmark – most of them in South Denmark and North Zealand. The Rigspolitiet national police and the national dental association have confirmed the reports. The trend The

August 12, 2019 News Oral Health

Planmeca USA Moves U.S. Headquarters To Larger, More Technologically-Advanced Facility

by Planmeca USA

Planmeca USA, a leading manufacturer of dental imaging and CAD/CAM equipment, recently moved its North American headquarters to a larger, high-tech facility that will house advanced training and facilitate innovation. The 90,000-square-foot facility, located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, is more

August 9, 2019 News News

Nobio Receives FDA Clearances For Infinix™ Flowable And Bulk Fill Composites

by Nobio

Nobio’s Infinix™ advanced dental restoratives – Flowable Composite and Bulk Fill Flow Composite – received U.S. FDA clearance to market. Dental composite restoratives are used to treat tooth decay by filling the cavities with material designed to match the patient’s

August 9, 2019 News News

Zac Brown Band To Perform At Dentsply Sirona World 2019

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona announced today that the award-winning Zac Brown Band will perform at Dentsply Sirona World 2019 in Las Vegas on Friday, October 4. Zac Brown Band is the multi-platinum, Grammy Awardwinning group led by front man, Zac Brown. Throughout

August 9, 2019 News News

Health Unit Starts Promoting New Oral Health Program

by My North Bay Now

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit opening an oral health clinic has eased the load in the emergency department at the North Bay Regional Health Centre. Before the health unit opened the dental clinic, the hospital counted 800

August 9, 2019 News News

B.C. Dentist Who Billed For Work He Didn’t Do ‘Crossed A Serious Ethical Threshold’

by CBC News

A Richmond dental surgeon who charged his elderly patients thousands of dollars for procedures he didn’t perform and then refused to give them refunds has been found guilty of professional misconduct. Dr. Bin Xu seems to have disappeared since the

August 8, 2019 News Oral Health

Paid EyeSpecial Makes Dental Photography Easy

by Shofu Dental Corporation

Increase Production and Improve Patient Experience Digital photography plays a crucial role in the dental office. Studies have shown that approximately 65% of people remember information presented visually, while only 10% retain information given verbally. Documenting treatment planning with the

August 8, 2019 News Oral Health

Toof Keeps A Fresh Brush In Your Mouth And A Free Brush In Someone Else’s!

by Toof

Toof.com, the leader in online oral care products, is launching its “Toof Cares Program” at this year’s American Dental Association/FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco September 5-7. The new program, which is available by subscription, offers dental practices a

August 8, 2019 News News

Grichuk Required Dental Work After Taking Foul Ball To Face

by The Score

Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk had to visit a dentist after an unfortunate incident Thursday against the Baltimore Orioles. During a ninth-inning at-bat against Orioles reliever Dillon Tate, Grichuk fouled a 93-mph sinker off his face. The 27-year-old immediately fell to the ground

August 8, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Australian Dental Association Warns Of Dangers Of DIY Teeth-Whitening Products

by ABC News

Australian dentists have said they are worried by the number of people coming to them with chemical burns and ulcers after using teeth-whitening products they saw being spruiked by celebrities and influencers online. “The worst case we’ve seen in our

August 8, 2019 News Continuing EducationNews

Dentist.Business Has Become A Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider For FAGD/MAGD Credit

by Dentist.Business

On July 5th 2019,  Dentist.Business* received a letter dated June 27th 2019 from the Academy of General Dentistry. Dentist.Business has received an approval from the AGD Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) Council. In June 2019, Dentist.Business*received an approval from