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February 1, 2019 News News

Dentist ‘Unfair’ Fines Investigated by Watchdog

by Sean Coughlan, BBC News

The public spending watchdog is to investigate whether hundreds of thousands of people going to the dentist have been unfairly fined. The National Audit Office is holding an inquiry into NHS penalty charges in England – applied to people alleged

January 30, 2019 News News

Henry Schein to Showcase Solutions, Courses at 2019 Yankee Dental Congress Meeting

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein Inc., (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced its lineup of solutions and educational offerings available at the 2019 Yankee Dental Congress Meeting in Boston, MA. Visitors to the Yankee Dental Meeting will have the opportunity to learn how Henry Schein

January 30, 2019 News News

Ontario Dental Association Asking Province to Invest in Public Dental Programs

by Phi Doan, Kitchener Today

Going to the dentist can be very expensive if you don’t have a dental plan, which is why the Ontario Dental Association is asking the Ford government to invest in public dental programs. Dr. David Stevenson is the President of

January 29, 2019 News News

Periodontal Disease Bacteria Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

by American Academy of Periodontology

A recent study has periodontists, experts in the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of periodontal disease, encouraging patients to maintain gum health in an effort to reduce their Alzheimer’s disease risk. The study, published in the journal Science Advances, uncovered a

January 29, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

Oral Science Launches X-PUR CariØ, a 25% Xylitol Formulation Toothpaste Reducing Cariogenic Bacteria

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to continue offering dental professionals effective and innovative home-care solutions for caries management by launching X-PUR CariØ, a 25% Xylitol formulation toothpaste scientifically proven to reduce cariogenic bacteria. Since the 50’s, fluoride is the most widely

January 29, 2019 News News

Man Pulls Out His Own Tooth with Pliers After 18-Month Wait to See NHS Dentist

by Ross McGuinness, Yahoo News UK

A man says he pulled out his own tooth after waiting 18 months for an NHS dentist. David Woodhouse, 62, from Ventongimps, near Truro, Cornwall, claimed he couldn’t get a place at the dental surgery near his home. “I had

January 29, 2019 News News

Edmonton Dental Clinic Expansion Improves Services for Those in Need

by Slav Kornik, CBC News

A joint venture aims at improving dental care for certain Edmonton populations. The University of Alberta’s School of Dentistry led a fundraising campaign to expand the Boyle McCauley Health Centre Dental Clinic for low-income, immigrants and Indigenous Peoples. The facility

January 25, 2019 News News

Dentsply Sirona, Carbon Announce Collaboration to Revolutionize Digital Denture Materials

by Dentsply Sirona

The past few years have yielded technology advancements for digital denture fabrication. However, the majority of units are still produced using traditional methods. Dentsply Sirona and Carbon are committed to taking the category to an entirely new level, by bringing

January 25, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

GrandioSO x-tra: Esthetic Nano-Hybrid Bulk Restorative Material

by VOCO

VOCO announces the release of its newest addition to the GrandioSO family – GrandioSO x-tra, a truly esthetic, packable bulk-fill nano-hybrid restorative material. In addition to the high-quality esthetics, easy handling and enhanced physical properties that come with being a

January 25, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

Grandio® disc: Nano-Ceramic Hybrid CAD/CAM Disc

by VOCO

Grandio disc is VOCO’s 86% filled Nano-ceramic Hybrid CAD/CAM Disc indicated for crowns, inlays/onlays, veneers, and implant supported crowns. Based on the same Nano-ceramic Hybrid CAD/CAM technology as VOCO’s Grandio blocs, Grandio discs offer the same combination of optimal tooth-like

January 24, 2019 News News

Canadian Cities Rethink Removal of Fluoride from Tap Water

by CBC News

It shouldn’t be up to cities to decide to add fluoride to drinking water, but provincial officials, a Canadian mayor says. Windsor, Ont., is bucking a national trend and looking at lifting its ban on adding fluoride to drinking water

January 21, 2019 News News

ADA Statement on Study Involving Dental Floss

by American Dental Association

Recent, wide-spread news coverage based upon a recent research study may raise unwarranted concern about the safety of certain types of dental floss. The ADA Science Institute finds the data insufficient to support the conclusions presented in this research and

January 21, 2019 News News

BEGO Among Top 10 Dental Solution Providers of 2018, According to Healthcare Tech Outlook Magazine

by BEGO

BEGO, the dental specialist from Bremen, Germany, has been recognized by the Healthcare Tech Outlook magazine as one of the Top 10 Dental Solution Providers of 2018. In December 2018, BEGO was named by a panel of experts, technology leaders

January 21, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Encourage Smoke- and Vape-Free Living

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Canada’s dental hygienists will mark National Non-Smoking Week (January 20–26) by urging all Canadians to quit smoking and vaping for better oral and overall health. While most people know that tobacco use is a risk factor for heart disease, stroke,

January 21, 2019 News News

Quebec to Provide Dental Coverage for Children with Cancer

by Phil Carpenter, Global News

Quebec families with children who have cancer will no longer have to foot the bill for certain dental work. The province announced on Friday that medicare now cover the cost of dental care for young cancer survivors who have dental

January 17, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

FitStrip™ IPR System Kit

by Garrison Dental Solutions

Garrison’s newly devised FitStrip™ Interproximal Finishing and Contouring System has been expanded to include a comprehensive interproximal reduction kit.  The new IPR kit provides clinicians with all the diamond abrasive strips and gauges necessary to quickly and accurately prepare teeth

January 17, 2019 News News

Wisdom Teeth Removal Puts Some Young People at Risk of Opioid Addiction, Study Says

by Maria Clark, NOLA.com

Wisdom teeth removal surgery, a fairly common and painful procedure, is also one of the first points of access to prescription opioid medication among adolescents and young adults resulting in a higher risk of opioid addiction in this age group,

January 17, 2019 News News

Merix Pharmaceutical Corp. Announces Availability of RELEEV® in Convenience Stores

by Merix Pharmaceutical Corp.

Merix Pharmaceutical Corp., an industry leader in the treatment of cold sores and development of phyto-pharmaceutical technology, announces its RELEEV® 1 Day Cold Sore Symptom Treatment that is available in drugstores like Walgreens, CVS, and Rite Aid, is now available

January 17, 2019 News News

65 More Families File Lawsuit Against Anaheim Dental Clinic on Behalf of Infected Children

by Deepa Bharath, The Orange County Register

Sixty-five families whose children were infected by rare bacteria when they underwent pulpotomies, or “baby root canals,” at an Anaheim clinic two years ago filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Jan. 16, naming the clinic, its operators, the company that installs and maintains water

January 17, 2019 News News

Province to Spend Almost $1 Million on Expanded Dental Coverage for Kids

by Taryn Grant, StarMetro Halifax

The government of Nova Scotia says it will now pay for more basic dental treatment for children without private insurance. In a news release Wednesday morning, the province announced an expansion to the Children’s Oral Health Program, which covers children