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September 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

Engineered Dental Coating Exceeds Hardness of Natural Tooth Enamel

by Nick Lavars, New Atlas

As the hardest tissue in the human body, enamel is not an easy material for engineers to mimic, but doing so could mean big things in materials science and regenerative medicine. Researchers are now reporting a breakthrough in this area,

September 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

5,000 Procedures, 300 Emergencies: Low-cost Dental Clinic Filling Big Need

by The London Free Press

Planning hurdles, construction cost overruns and COVID-19 curveballs to top it all off. More than five years since plans for the dental clinic for low-income Londoners got underway, and about 18 months since it quietly opened, the Wright Clinic has

September 19, 2022 News Dental IndustryNews

TempStars CEO Shares Insights on Podcast About How Company Has Helped Dental Professionals Become Entrepreneurs

by TempStars

The story of TempStars, North America’s largest and most respected dental temping and hiring service, is well known among thousands of dental offices, which have embraced its technology and its promise of providing a steady stream of reliable hygienists and

September 16, 2022 News DentistryNews

Screening Tools Help Dentists and Doctors Assess and Treat Vexing Symptoms

by Regenstrief Institute

A recent study from Indiana University School of Dentistry and Regenstrief Institute presents and validates a new brief screening tool to measure patient-reported symptoms of Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD). The TMD-7 is the most recent screening tool co-developed by Regenstrief Institute

September 16, 2022 News DentistryNews

Weinstein Calls Rotten Teeth ‘An Emergency’ as He Seeks Dentist Visit

by Toronto Sun

Disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein is rotting in jail — and so are his teeth. Weinstein says the situation has gotten so bad that it is a dental “emergency” and he needs to get his teeth fixed by a private

September 16, 2022 News Dental IndustryNews

Harvard Dental School Launches New Residency Program in New Hampshire

by The Harvard Crimson

The Harvard School of Dental Medicine launched a new dental residency program in New Hampshire this fall focusing on oral health care for rural and underserved populations. The program is a collaboration between Harvard, the Bi-State Primary Care Association, Dartmouth

September 16, 2022 News Dental IndustryNews

Canadians Received a Record $113 Billion in Life and Health Insurance Benefits, 2021 Data Shows

by Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association Inc.

Canada’s life and health insurers paid out more benefits to more people than ever before in 2021. Canadians were paid over $113 billion in benefits from life and health insurance products last year – up 17 per cent from 2020 and nearly $10 billion above

September 15, 2022 News Dental Products & TechnologyNews

Fotona SkyPulse® in the News

by National Dental Innovations

National Dental Innovations receives Health Canada approval for a new line of dental lasers. Fotona SkyPulse®  Laser gets the green light.  Health Canada has cleared the SkyPulse® platform and its accessories for indications in dentistry, dermatology and other surgical areas. SkyPulse® is

September 15, 2022 News Dental IndustryNews

Students From Diverse Backgrounds Embark on Dentistry, Dental Hygiene Journeys

by University of Manitoba

Shek Hei (“Haynes”) Yuan was conducting an experiment in a CancerCare research lab when he learned from an email that he’d been accepted into dental school. “I screamed so loud that my colleagues came and banged on my door and

September 15, 2022 News CancerDentistryNews

Understanding Oral Health in HPV-related Oropharyngeal Cancer in People with HIV

by Emory University

Little is known about why people living with HIV have a much higher rate of oral human papilloma virus (HPV) infection and oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) than the general population. And it’s not only those with advanced untreated HIV infection, known

September 14, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

Trudeau Announces First Steps on Dental Care, Boosts to Housing Benefit, GST Credit

by CBC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced new measures to help Canadians struggling with the rising cost of living — part of his government’s deal with the New Democrats to secure parliamentary support for the governing Liberals until 2025. The Liberals say they

September 14, 2022 News Dental Governance & RegulationsNews

CDHA Response to Today’s PM Announcement on the Canada Dental Benefit


Wendy Stewart, CDHA’s President has issued the following statement in a response to today’s announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau, that the government is moving forward on dental care by providing direct, tax-free payments to qualifying families who earn $90,000 or

September 14, 2022 News Dental Products & TechnologyDentistry

INNOVATION IN EDUCATION: Meet Surgio – Columbia Dentoform® Launches NEW Surgical Manikin


Columbia Dentoform, by DENTALEZ®, is excited to announce the launch of Surgio, a new surgical manikin that will change the landscape of dental education. As part of DENTALEZ’s renewed focus on applying innovation to solve everyday dentistry challenges, we created

September 14, 2022 News Dental IndustryDental Products & TechnologyNews

Candid Reloads Leadership Team with Industry Giants, Significantly Enhances its Clinical Capabilities

by Candid

This fall, high-growth clear aligner challenger Candid is stacking its leadership team, with dental giants Dr. Lou Shuman coming on as Executive Consultant and Chief Development Officer and Dr. Brian Gray as Chief Dental Officer. They join Dr. Ben Miraglia

September 13, 2022 News Dental Industry

America’s ToothFairy Celebrates Dental Hygienists as Part of “My Smile Matters” Campaign

by America’s ToothFairy

America’s ToothFairy invites all dental professionals to join them during the month of October, Dental Hygiene Month, to spread awareness about why smiles matter for overall good health and success in life, and the value dental hygienists bring to the

September 13, 2022 News Dental Products & TechnologyNews

Midmark Simplifies Extraoral Dental Imaging with New CBCT System

by Midmark 

Midmark Corp., a leading dental solutions provider focused on the design of the clinical environment to improve delivery of care, has recently released the new Midmark Extraoral Imaging System (EOIS) product line, including 2D panoramic and 3D CBCT imaging X-ray

September 13, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Launches Novel Sustainability Educational Curriculum for Dental Professionals Following Study Results Indicating Knowledge Gaps

by Dentsply Sirona

Marking the first anniversary of its sustainability strategy ‘BEYOND: Taking Action for a Brighter World’, Dentsply Sirona launches its Sustainability Educational Curriculum to help dentists make their own practices more sustainable. Sustainability in dentistry is now a key challenge for

September 13, 2022 News Dental TechnologyNewsPractice management

Ottawa Lawyer-dental Pro Unveils Software That Boosts Practice Performance


Business lawyer and dental professional Karen Ergus unveiled a new app designed to deliver a dental practice team that’s productive and devoted to a standard of care that meets their codes of ethics. “My goal with the app is to

September 12, 2022 News DentistryNews

FDI World Dental Federation Launches Toolkit on How to Make Dentistry More Sustainable

by FDI World Dental Federation

Dental practices can use the tools as a guide to make their work more environmentally sustainable and by tracking progress they can achieve recognition awards for their efforts. FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) today launched a Toolkit for Sustainable Dentistry,

September 12, 2022 News Dental HygieneDental ProductNews

Oral Science Launches an Enhanced Formulation of the X-PUR 1.1% NaF Gel

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to launch an enhanced formulation of the X-PUR 1.1% NaF Gel (5,000 ppm fluoride), a leading high strength sodium fluoride gel with 10% xylitol indicated to reduce caries. This new gentle formulation of X-PUR 1.1% NaF