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November 28, 2018 News News

NSU Dental Patients Possibly Exposed to Certain Viruses Due to Sterilization Issues

by Amanda Batchelor, ABC 10 News

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine recently informed patients that they might have been exposed to certain viruses due to an “inconsistency in the prescribed sterilization procedures.” According to an NSU letter dated last Friday, the issue was discovered

November 23, 2018 News News

Call for Free Dental Care for Mouth Cancer Patients, Put an End to Discriminatory ‘Tax on Cancer’

by Open Access Government

Following treatment for mouth cancer, patients are faced with a series of long-term oral health issues, that often result in complex and expensive dental work. The charity estimates that mouth cancer sufferers could face dental costs of up to £1,500.00 over five

November 22, 2018 News Dental ProductNews

X-PUR Pro-Synergix Premium Plus Now Includes Curaprox Toothbrush!

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to launch an enhanced version of its unique X-PUR Pro-Synergix home-care whitening kit! Now including a Curaprox 5460 toothbrush, X-PUR Pro-Synergix is the only whitening kit combining hydrogen peroxide, carbamide peroxide, addressing the tooth sensitivity challenge

November 22, 2018 News News

Melbourne Dentist Jailed for Indecently Assaulting Patients, Staff

by Australian Associated Press

A Melbourne dentist who sexually exploited his patients and a nurse will spend at least four-and-a-half years in prison. Nashaat Michael, 60, has been sentenced to seven years and three months in jail after pleading guilty to indecently assaulting eight patients and

November 22, 2018 News News

Changes to Nova Scotia Kids Dental Program Could Be Ready for Early 2019

by Michael Gorman, CBC News

Changes are expected to Nova Scotia’s oral health program for children by the end of January. Health Minister Randy Delorey said Wednesday proposed regulatory changes, reached following talks between his department and officials with the Nova Scotia Dental Association, will go

November 21, 2018 News News

Henry Schein to Showcase New Solution and Live Events at GNYDM

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc, (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced its lineup of new solutions, exclusive product offers, and special events at the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) as part of the Company’s broader effort to accelerate the adoption of digital technology

November 21, 2018 News Dental ProductNews

HANSAmed Limited Introduces Geistlich Fibro-Gide®: The Alternative Soft-Tissue Graft

by HANSAmed Limited

Geistlich, the leading provider of biomaterials, has expanded their collection of matrices. Introducing Geistlich Fibro-Gide®: the porcine, porous, resorbable and volume-stable collagen matrix, specifically designed for soft-tissue regeneration! This new matrix serves as THE alternative to autogenous connective tissue grafts,

November 20, 2018 News News

Middle Tennessee Dentist With Four Practices Charged With Healthcare Fraud Scheme

by Adrian Mojica, FOX17 Nashville

A Middle Tennessee dentist and his employee are facing federal fraud charges for running an alleged scheme to defraud healthcare benefit programs. 51-year-old Richard N. Schott owns and operates Dental Excellence, a practice with three Murfreesboro locations and one Lebanon.

November 20, 2018 News NewsOrthodontics

Do-It-At-Home Orthodontic Services Hit Ottawa, Spark Questions From Dentists

by Vito Pilieci, Ottawa Citizen

An American company offering a do-it-at-home teeth straightening service is moving into Ontario. SmileDirectClub, a primarily Internet-based company that was founded four years ago in the United States with a pretty solid pedigree of investors, offers at-home teeth-straightening services. The

November 19, 2018 News Dental ProductNews

DentalEZ® Presents StarDental® 430SWL® Torque Flex, Lubefree Handpiece

by DentalEZ

DentalEZ® Integrated Solutions is proud to present the 430SWL ® Torque Flex Lubefree Handpiece from StarDental® available November 25, 2018. Combining the power of the StarDental 430 Torque with flex coupling, the 430SWL Torque Flex handpiece provides convenient, powerful performance

November 19, 2018 News News

Royal Palm Beach Woman Charged With Practicing Dental Hygiene Without License

by WPTV Webteam

A Royal Palm Beach woman is accused of practicing dental hygiene without a license. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 45-year-old Alexandra Gallego after a month-long investigation. The Sheriff’s Office says it executed a search warrant Thursday at a home off

November 15, 2018 News News

Cellerant Invites Innovators to Submit for the 2019 Best of Class Award

by Cellerant Consulting Group

Now entering its second decade, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards are getting their own upgrade. The awards’ sponsor, Cellerant Consulting Group, has introduced an additional process for dental companies to nominate their innovative products and services for consideration.

November 15, 2018 News News

Researchers Detect Most Efficient Salivary Biomarkers for Detecting Oral Cancer

by Asociacion RUVID, Medical Xpress

Over 90 percent of malign tumours in the head and neck are originated from carcinomas of squamous cells that appear in superficial areas of the oral cavity. Their detection with salivary biomarkers can contribute to early treatment, before they transform

November 14, 2018 News News

Ontario Child Care, Dental Plan Could Be Axed In PC Economic Statement

by Emma Paling, Huffington Post

UPDATE: All of the spending outlined in this article was scrapped by the Progressive Conservative government on Nov. 15, 2018. Universal child care is among the programs promised by the Ontario Liberals that may be on the chopping block come Thursday.

November 13, 2018 News News

Internal Emails Raise Questions About Dental Board Investigations

by Dave Biscobing, Shawn Martin, ABC15

After receiving repeated warnings about a dentist’s falsified anesthesia credentials, Arizona Dental Board officials intentionally looked the other way, silenced staff, and even helped the dentist continue to practice, according to internal emails and documents obtained by ABC15. The board’s

November 13, 2018 News News

Sonendo® to Present at Jeffries 2018 London Healthcare Conference

by Sonendo

Sonendo, a market-leading dental technology company, and developer of the GentleWave® System today announced that the company will present at the Jefferies 2018 London Healthcare Conference at 4:40 PM GMT on Thursday, November 15, 2018. President and Chief Executive Officer,

November 12, 2018 News News

DentalEZ® Launches True Caries Teeth from Columbia Dentoform®

by DentalEZ

DentalEZ Integrated Solutions is proud to present True Caries Teeth from Columbia Dentoform, available November 19, 2018. Products from Columbia Dentoform have been used to train dental students around the world for generations.  In continuing that tradition, Columbia Dentoform is

November 12, 2018 News News

UW Dental School is Fixing Financial Woes, Overall Deficit Remains a Worry

by Katherine Long, Seattle Times

Over the last year, the University of Washington’s debt-plagued dental school eliminated the equivalent of 34 full-time faculty and staff through layoffs and attrition, tightened expenses and found other ways to save money. Now, its interim dean says, it has

November 8, 2018 News General DentistryNews

Canadian Dentist Installed as Academy of General Dentistry’s New President

by Academy of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry has installed Neil Gajjar, DDS, MAGD, of Mississaugua, Ontario as the organization’s new president. Dr. Gajjar is the second Canadian and the youngest AGD member elected to the seat of president. The newly installed president

November 7, 2018 News News

Patients From Past Decade at ‘Unclean’ Pennsylvania Dentists Office Told to Get Tested

by Jason Murdock, Newsweek

The Pennsylvania Department of Health today warned patients of a Mt Bethel dental office that they should get tested for HIV and hepatitis B and C, WFMZ reported. The state had found that the business, Cotturo Dental Associates, failed to