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January 18, 2010 News DentistryOral Health

Nobel Biocare establishes Preferred Partner Program with Ivoclar Vivadent

by Zurich, Switzerland

Nobel Biocare announced today that it has signed a preferred partnership agreement with Ivoclar Vivadent as part of a newly established Preferred Partner Program. The collaboration with Ivoclar Vivadent will offer Nobel Biocare additional access to high-performance ceramic and acrylic

January 14, 2010 News DentistryOral Health

Tri-Hawk Celebrates 40th Anniversary!

by Oral Health

    Tri Hawk Celebrates 40th Anniversary Dental Bur Innovator Rewards Employees for Valued Efforts   MORRISBURG, Ontario—January 11, 2010—Tri Hawk Corporation recently celebrated its 40th anniversary at a combination anniversary/holiday party with its employees and spouses.   Following a

January 11, 2010 News DentistryOral Health

New Director Appointed At The National Museum of Dentistry

by BALTIMORE, MD

JONATHAN W. LANDERS APPOINTED DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL MUSEUM OF DENTISTRY January 11, 2010, Jonathan W. Landers, a nonprofit executive with more than 30 years of experience in marketing, museum, and corporate leadership, has been appointed executive director of the National Museum

January 7, 2010 News General PracticeOral Health

Nobel Biocare appoints Melker Nilsson as Senior Vice President Business Development and John Cox as Senior Vice President of Sales for North America

by Oral Health

Nobel Biocare announced today that Melker Nilsson has been appointed Senior Vice President of Business Development for North America. Melker takes over the responsibility for Marketing, Training and Education, Customer Support and Clinical Support. He will also assume responsibility for

December 21, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

A Picture of Health: BC Dentists Help Olympic and Paralympic Athletes’ Smiles

by Oral Health

As excitement builds toward the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, athletes are preparing for the final stretch before they take to the world’s stage in a display of excellence in their respective sports. Similarly, approximately 72 dentists and

December 11, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

‘Your Spitting Image’ web site reveals what your mouth says about you

by BALTIMORE, MD

Interactive program explores forensics, saliva, and bioengineering through dentistry Did you know that a person can be identified from the DNA in saliva left behind on a postage stamp? The average person creates enough saliva each day to fill a

November 20, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

OraFresh Enterprises Inc. (OFE) Announces

by Oral Health

OraFresh Enterprises Inc. (OFE) announces that Alliance H. Inc.(AHI), a Toronto based manufacturer of Dental Equipment, Cabinets and Infection Control products, has become a major shareholder of the Company. Concurrently, Michel A. Hart, Chairman of AHI, will become Chairman and

November 6, 2009 News EndodonticsOral Health

Dead Stuck Shines Light on Richard Mounce

by Oral Health

Dead Stuck, a non-fiction book by Richard Mounce, DDS, boisterously describes how being a root canal specialist (endodontist) has provided the author unique opportunities and challenges in marital and parental relationships, how he once wore girl repellent, his addiction to world football, how

November 5, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

Study Suggests Dentists Can Identify Patients at Risk for Fatal Cardiovascular Event

by Oral Health

A new study indicates dentists can play a potentially life-saving role in health care by identifying patients at risk of fatal heart attacks and referring them to physicians for further evaluation. Published in the November issue of the Journal of

November 4, 2009 News Dental OfficeOral Health

36.5 Reasons to Smile

by Oral Health

The makers of LISTERINE® and REACH® TOTAL CARE introduce an exclusive, limited-edition book titled “36 ½ Reasons to Laugh: A Slice of Life.” This custom book is inspired by funny moments in everyday life – including dating mishaps, office gaffes,

November 4, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

2009 FDI Annual World Dental Congress Post-Congress Summary

by Oral Health

4 November 2009, Geneva, SWITZERLAND – The 2009 FDI Annual World Dental Congress was held in Singapore, at the Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 2 to 5 September. The FDI World Dental Federation was delighted to work with the

October 28, 2009 News General PracticeOral Health

The Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education Announces New President

by Oral Health

The Canadian Foundation for Dental Hygiene Research and Education (CFDHRE) is delighted to welcome Dr. Laura Dempster as the new President of the Board of Directors. In this role, Dr. Dempster will promote the development of a body of knowledge

October 28, 2009 News DentistryOral Health

IDEM India 2009: Success Achieved!

by Oral Health

  IDEM India 2009 premier closes with successful results  The 1st IDEM India 2009 held from October 23 to 25, 2009 in Mumbai in the Bombay Exhibition Centre closed with a success. With 144 companies featured from 21 countries including

October 27, 2009 News Oral Health

OSAP 2010 Symposium Will Shake It Up!

by Oral Health

OSAP Shakes it Up for 2010 Symposium   Annapolis, MD: October 26, 2009 – The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) has announced their 2010 Infection Prevention Symposium: SHAKE IT UP – “Overcome Complacency, Support Compliance, Advance a Culture of

October 19, 2009 News DentistryGeriatric DentistryOral Health

Nobel Biocare Appointments

by Oral Health

Nobel Biocare appoints William Ryan as General Manager North America and Ernst Zängerle as Head of Global Operations  Nobel Biocare announced today that William (Bill) Ryan has been appointed President & General Manager for North America and member of the

October 16, 2009 News Oral Health

KODAK 9500 Now in Canada

by Oral Health

  KODAK 9500 Cone Beam 3D System Now Approved for Sale in Canada Medium, Large Field 3D Programs Deliver Dual Jaw, Craniofacial Imaging   TORONTO, October 15 — The KODAK 9500 Cone Beam (CB) 3D System, introduced by Carestream Health,

October 7, 2009 News DentistryOral Health

Virginia Dentist Becomes President of ADA

by Oral Health

Virginia Dentist Assumes Presidency of the American Dental Association             CHICAGO, October 6, 2009—Ronald L. Tankersley, D.D.S., who practices oral and maxillofacial surgery in Newport News, Williamsburg and Hampton, Va., was installed as president of the American Dental Association (ADA)

October 5, 2009 News DentistryOral Health

Alabama Dentists Honoured with ADA Humanitarian Award

by Oral Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Alabama Dentist Honored with ADA Humanitarian Award Dental profession honored Dr. Robert Kinsaul during 150th ADA Annual Session HONOLULU, Oct. 5, 2009 –   The American Dental Association (ADA) recently honored Robert Kinsaul, D.M.D., a general dentist from Phenix City,

October 5, 2009 News DentistryOral Health

Increased Access to to ADA Annual Session Courses

by Oral Health

                                                                                                                                                                                     .org                            Dental Students, Faculty Gain Live Remote Access to ADA Annual Session Courses Six Education in the Round presentations available through live Webcasts from Honolulu HONOLULU, Oct. 1, 2009 –The American Dental Association’s (ADA) interactive Education

October 2, 2009 News DentistryOral Health

THE CANADIAN ASSCOATION OF ORTHODONTISTS (CAO) ELECTS NEW PRESIDENT FOR 2009 – 2010

by Oral Health

Toronto orthodontist Dr. Gerald Zeit is the new president of the Canadian Association of Orthodontists. Dr. Zeit was elected president for 2009/10 at the CAO’s Annual General Meeting in Kelowna, British Columbia. Other Executives elected were:        President-Elect:             Dr. Howard