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July 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The Evolution in Viral Control with Cold & Flu Guard Oral & Nasal Spray

by Oral Science

WEBINAR: THE EVOLUTION IN VIRAL CONTROL WITH COLD & FLU GUARD ORAL & NASAL SPRAY by Dr. Michael Glogauer Today, feeling sick isn’t an option. Today, we have heightened sensitivity to virus infection and control. This new reality is the

July 1, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

COVID-19 Fee Appears on Bills at the Dentist and Some Businesses in Ottawa

by CTV News

As businesses and services such as dentists, mechanic shops and salons reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic; some places are passing on the cost of personal protective equipment to customers. Not everyone is happy about having to pay the extra fees.

July 1, 2020 News DentistryNews

‘It Doesn’t Make Any Sense’: Quebec Just Relaxed its COVID-19 Rules for Dentists, Alarming Some

by CTV News

Quebec relaxed its COVID-19 rules for dentists on Friday, but some dentists say the move causes more stress than relief and that it’s coming too soon. “It doesn’t make any sense with regard to the patients that I’m seeing on

July 1, 2020 News DentistryNews

Dentist Sounds Alarm as Burnaby Care Home Closes In-House Clinic

by BurnabyNow

A dentist is worried the closure of her twice-weekly clinic at a Burnaby long-term care home will lead to a decline in overall health for the seniors who live there. Dr. Jain has operated the clinic at the George Derby

June 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

American Association of Endodontists Launches Dedicated Newsroom Website

by American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists, the dental specialty organization representing more than 8,000 members, today announced it has launched a Newsroom website designed with the media and public in mind. The sleek new site serves as a meaningful way to

June 30, 2020 News DentistryNews

AAPD, AAPD Foundation, and Henry Schein to Help Enhance Access to Dental Care for Children by Providing PPE to AAPD Members

by AAPD

In the largest single commitment in its 33-year history, the AAPD Foundation has allocated up to $1.6 million to provide all AAPD members with one 50-count box supply of KN95 masks, in a joint collaboration between the Foundation and the

June 30, 2020 News News

USask Researchers to Develop Saliva-Based COVID-19 Home Testing Kit

by Yorkton This Week

University of Saskatchewan (USask) researchers are part of two COVID-19-related projects awarded major federal funding today—one to develop a unique saliva-based test for COVID-19 detection and the other to track COVID-19 incidence rates among Canadian dentists. The Canadian Institutes of

June 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Discovery Could Lead to Stronger Dental Fillings

by British Dental Journal

An international group of researchers led by Professor Owen Addison from King’s College London has been able to close a gap in the knowledge of photo-activated resin-based composites, commonly used in medical and dental applications. In a recent paper published

June 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dentists Work to Clear Backlog After Months-Long Closures

by Darron Kloster, Times Colonist

Dentists are busy catching up on backlogs of patients as pandemic restrictions lift across the region. Some patients due for general cleanings and checkups might have to wait longer as dentists attend to those in extreme pain or who had

June 29, 2020 News DentistryNews

Oral Science Accelerates Plans for U.S. Retail Expansion After Fruitful ECRM Conference

by Oral Science, Cision

Dental health innovator, Oral Science is looking to further their retail expansion into the United States following a successful round of interviews at last month’s ECRM conference. The Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) Conference enables both established and up-and-coming brands to meet

June 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Medicom Announces UK Mask Manufacturing Facility in Alliance with British Government

by Medicom

The Medicom Group, (“Medicom”), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of medical and respiratory masks, has announced the further expansion of its global footprint with the plan to open a new mask manufacturing facility in the United Kingdom this year. Established as Medicom

June 29, 2020 News News

Opencare Partners with Michele Romanow’s Medical Supply Company to Tackle the PPE Shortage Impacting the Dental Industry Across Ontario

by Opencare, Cision

While dentists offices in Ontario are allowed to open for in-person care for non-essential, and elective services, many are slow to do so, due to PPE shortages. To help its patients get back to oral health sooner and safely, Opencare announces its partnership with Michele

June 26, 2020 News News

Dentsply Sirona Inc. Wins Summary Judgment Against Edge Endo and US Endodontics in Patent Infringement Case

by Dentsply Sirona

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc. (“Dentsply Sirona”) (Nasdaq: XRAY), The Dental Solutions Company, today announced that on Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, in a ruling by Judge Joseph F. Bataillon, held that

June 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

UB Dental Students 3D Print Free Face Shields For Local Dentists

by The University at Buffalo

A team of University at Buffalo dental students are using 3D printers to supply UB and Western New York dentists with much-needed protective equipment as local practices return to providing oral health care. The students, working under the guidance of

June 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

PDC Moving into the Future

by PDC

Since 1998, the Pacific Dental Conference has welcomed dentists and their teams not only from BC, but from other provinces and our neighbors in the US. The mission of offering exceptional continuing education programs, the latest in cutting edge techniques,

June 25, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Health Product Advertising Incidents Related to COVID-19

by Government of Canada

COVID-19 is a new disease not previously identified in humans. Currently there is no vaccine or therapeutic product for COVID-19 that is authorized to treat or prevent the disease. The outbreak of COVID-19 has resulted in a global review of

June 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Federal Government Creates Web Hub For Organizations Buying and Selling PPE

by Betakit

The federal government has created a web hub aimed to contain resources for organizations buying and selling personal protective equipment (PPE) as businesses across the country begin to re-open. The Supply Hub, as it is called, provides federal, provincial, and territorial

June 24, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NYU Dentistry Awarded $2 Million to Train Dentists to Treat People with Disabilities

by New York University

NYU College of Dentistry’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry has received a nearly $2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train dentists and other health professionals to provide oral health care to people with disabilities and

June 24, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Stress From COVID-19 Leading to an Uptick in Teeth Grinding

by Taylor Epps, WKBW

“People are coming with more tension type headaches, migraines, decreased opening. They’ll say ‘I used to be able to eat a turkey club sandwich, but now I can’t open as big,” said Dr. Michelle Augello, DDS, owner of Nickel City

June 24, 2020 News News

Some Health Services Adding ‘COVID Fee’ as More Businesses Reopen

by CTV News

As private health services such as dentists, chiropractors and physiotherapists begin to reopen, some have opted to tack on a COVID-19 surcharge in an effort to recoup money spent on new sanitation. However, some experts warn that the move may