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July 30, 2008 News Oral Health

DIAC’s Annual “Future of Dentistry” Survey Results

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Canadian Dentist’s Chairside Days Increasing A higher percentage of Canadian dentists spent over 250 chairside days in their practice over the past year, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Twelfth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey.

July 24, 2008 News Oral Health

LED’s Oral Cancer Symposium in Prague

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LED Dental Conducts Oral Cancer Symposium in Prague–VELscope Oral Cancer Screening System Well-Received by European Opinion Leaders LED Dental Inc., manufacturer of the VELscope Oral Cancer Screening System, recently conducted an Oral Cancer Symposium in Prague, Czech Republic. Featured presentations

July 3, 2008 News Oral Health

OSAP Contest Winners Announced

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OSAP Contest Winners Announced ANNAPOLIS, MD: July 2, 2008 – The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) announced the winners of its I See IC Contest during a memorable red carpet event at the OSAP Symposium in Palm Springs,

June 17, 2008 News Oral Health

ADA’s Evidence-Based Dentistry Weekend a Great Success!

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Success Marks ADA’s Evidenced-Based Dentistry Weekend in May. ADA holds two separate conferences in support of EBD CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 Several hundred dentists and other attendees from throughout the country participated in the recent American Dental Association (ADA) and

June 16, 2008 News Oral Health

Accelerated Recovery after Local Anesthesia

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Accelerated Recovery after Local Anesthesia A recent study in Anesthesia Progress has shown that phentolamine can reverse the effects of lidocaine 3055% faster than your body can metabolize it naturally, and there are no attributable side effects. The study by

June 9, 2008 News Oral Health

AACP Canadian Chapter Holding 2nd Symposium

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The American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP) is holding its 2nd Annual International Symposium, September 25-26, 2008 in Toronto. The symposium features an impressive line-up of speakers including:Dr. Noshir Mehta ,the latest recipient of the Haden Stack Award.Dr. Mariano Roccabado,

June 5, 2008 News Oral Health

Koelnmesse to Organise IDEM India

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Koelnmesse will organise the “International Dental Exhibition and Meeting India” from 2009 The IDEM India for the international world of dental technology and dentistry will be held for the first time from 23 to 25 October in Mumbai. In order

June 5, 2008 News Oral Health

OSAP Addresses the Issue of Reception Room Infection Control

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OSAP Addresses Reception Room Infection Control ANNAPOLIS, MD: June 4, 2008 – The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) has addressed a subject seldom discussed: infection control in the reception area of the dental office. “The Reception Room” is

May 23, 2008 News Dental HygieneOral Health

ODHA Welcomes New President

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Margaret Detlor, RDH, is the new president of the Ontario dental Hygienists’ Association (ODHA).She has been a hygienist for 20 years and in 2002, started a mobile practice serving residents in long-term care homes.She can be reached through the ODHA

May 15, 2008 News Oral Health

Treating Osteoporosis calls for Physician, Dentist Collaboration

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Treating osteoporosis calls for physician, dentist collaboration: ADA Journal Oral health maintenance important for patients with osteoporosis CHICAGO, May 15, 2008 Physicians and dentists should collaborate to improve early detection and treatment of patients who have or may develop osteoporosis,

May 12, 2008 News Oral Health

ADA Opens Online Registration for the 149th Annual Meeting

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ADA Opens Online Registration for 149th Annual Dental Meeting in San Antonio CHICAGO, May 6, 2008 Registration is now open for the American Dental Association’s (ADA) 149th Annual Session and World Marketplace Exhibition in San Antonio, offering unique learning opportunities,

May 2, 2008 News ImplantologyOral HealthPublic Health

ALD May Improve Successful Implantation of Maxillary Bone for Patients with Estrogen Deficiency and/or Osteoporosis

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A new study has established that estrogen deficiency negatively affects implant osseointegration in rats’ maxillary bone. Results from the study also found that alendronate (ALD), an aminobisphosphonate, may improve the quality and quantity of bone available for a successful implant.

May 2, 2008 News Dental HygieneOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Stresses Good Oral Health During Pregnancy

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Research suggests there may be an association between maternal gum disease and pre-term birth and low birth weight babies. In addition, a recent study says that pregnant women with gum disease may be more likely to develop gestational diabetes. “Good

April 21, 2008 News Dental LaboratoriesOral Health

ADL Dental Labs and Sick Kids Hospital New Initiative

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ADL Dental labs and Sick Kids Hospital Foundation–Working Together! ADL Dental Labs is proud to announce an exciting new initiative. For the entire month of May, for every case that ADL Dental Lab receives, $3 from each case will be

April 17, 2008 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental HygieneOral Health

PDC/CDA Annual Meeting Dates Announced

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Mark your calendars for the next Pacific Dental Conference being held in conjunction with the Canadian Dental Association.March 5-7, 2009 PDC/CDA Annual MeetingFor information, contact:Tel: (604) 714-2382Email: pdconf.comwww.pdconf.com

April 8, 2008 News Oral Health

OSAP Responds to CDC Measles Advisory

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OSAP RESPONDS TO CDC MEASLES ADVISORY The Organization for Safety and Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) has developed a special page on its website at www.osap.org in response to the April 3rd CDC Health Advisory on recent measles outbreaks in the US.

March 27, 2008 News Oral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Pediatric Meeting Info

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The Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry’s 2008 meeting is set. Mark your calendars for September 12-14, 2008 at the Rodd Charlottetown Hotel, Charlottetown, PEI.For information, contact:www.capd-acdp.org

March 11, 2008 News Oral Health

Highlights from the 143rd Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting

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CHICAGO 2008 MIDWINTER MEETING HIGHLIGHTS The 143rd Annual Chicago MidWinter Meeting was a resounding success, setting a new attendance record! In total, attendance reached 34, 535 with 7,515 dentists, over 4,200 dental assistance and approximately 3,600 hygienists. There was a

February 19, 2008 News Oral Health

VELscope Oral Cancer Screenings in BC

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VELscope System Oral Cancer Screenings Given a Specific Procedure Code in British Columbia LED Dental Inc. announced today that the British Columbia Dental Association recently assigned a procedure code to oral cancer screenings that involve the direct fluorescence visualization technology

February 1, 2008 News Oral Health

Dental Tv Network Launches!

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Digital Signage Inc. launches The Dental Tv Network! A customized Tv network for dental offices. London, Ont. Canada January18, 2008 The Dental Tv Network and firmCHANNEL, a premier provider of digital signage networks, today announced the launch of The Dental