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October 2, 2020 News News

Foundation Nakao For Worldwide Oral Health to Open Research Grant Applications

by Foundation Nakao For Worldwide Oral Health

Dental academics and clinicians have an excelent new opportunity to apply for research grants, thanks to Foundation Nakao For Worldwide Oral Health (Foundation Nakao). This will be the second round of funding made available by this prestigious foundation since its

October 2, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dentsply Sirona’s New Surefil One: An Innovation in Restorative Filling Materials

by Dentsply Sirona

Direct posterior restorations make up two thirds of all direct restorations in a dental practice1 and composite resin is the preferred material of choice for these restorations.2 Yet, one out of four cases can be defined as challenging due to

October 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Ottawa Public Health Redeploying Dental Staff to COVID-19 Front Line

by CTV News

Four Ottawa Public Health dental clinics are closed until further notice so that staff can be redeployed to assist with the city’s response to COVID-19. Rideau-Vanier Coun. Mathieu Fleury tweeted a note to councillors from the Ottawa Public Health team

October 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

The COVID Crunch: Winnipeg Dentist Says Teeth-Grinding a Sign of Pandemic Stress

by Global News

A Winnipeg dentist says he’s seen a significant uptick in people grinding their teeth in recent months, and there’s an obvious culprit: stress caused by COVID-19. Dr. Ken Hamin of Reflections Dental Health Centre told 680 CJOB his office is

October 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

GrandioSO Light Flow: The Super Flowable Nano-Hybrid Composite for Special Occasions

by VOCO

VOCO is proud to present GrandioSO Light Flow, the low viscosity nano-hybrid flowable composite for special occasions. Due to VOCO’s proprietary designer nano-technology, GrandioSO Light Flow has the filler degree of a universal composite on one hand, and an extremely

October 1, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dental AI Council Launches to Help Define the Future of AI in Dentistry

by Dental AI Council

Leaders from across the dental industry today announced the formation of the Dental AI Council (DAIC), an organization devoted to helping define the future of artificial intelligence (AI) in dentistry through research and education. DAIC members represent all major industry constituencies, including

October 1, 2020 News Oral Health

Paid HOW CAN YOU HELP TRANSFORM YOUR PATIENTS’ GUM HEALTH?

by Crest Oral-B

What do patients want from you? When patients are in your chair, they typically have several goals: optimal oral health, pain prevention and relief, and an aesthetically beautiful smile. As a dental professional, you can motivate your patients and help

September 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Ontario Dentists to Consider Possibility of Testing Patients for COVID-19

by Yahoo News Canada

The Ontario Dental Association will meet Friday to discuss whether it’s possible for dental clinics to administer COVID-19 tests to patients throughout the province. This comes as demand for the service increases along with the number of cases in Ontario.

September 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Have Experienced Better Oral Health Habits, Healthier Lifestyles, and Financial Benefits as a Result of Having Dental Insurance

by Delta Dental Plans Association

 As communities continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining good overall health is of the utmost importance, which is why Delta Dental is shining a spotlight on oral health’s connection to overall health. Today, Delta Dental released new data that

September 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Global Clinical Case Contest 2019-2020: Dentsply Sirona Virtually Honors Excellent Treatment Results of Dental Students

by Dentsply Sirona

Annually, Dentsply Sirona conducts the Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC) to award outstanding achievements in aesthetic dentistry by students from all over the world. This year, the final round took place virtually and an international jury selected the best entries

September 30, 2020 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Oral Science Launches VoiceWorks, a Voice-Controlled Perio Charting System to Probe, Chart, Educate & Motivate!

by Oral Science

VOICE-CONTROLLED PERIO CHARTING HEADSET & SOFTWARE THAT WILL INCREASE YOUR PATIENTS ENGAGEMENT AND YOUR OFFICE R.O.I.! Oral Science is proud to launch VoiceWorks, a voice-controlled perio charting headset and software that will increase your patients engagement and your office R.O.I!

September 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

dentalcorp Posts 105% Three-Year Revenue Growth in the Globe and Mail Top Growing Companies Ranking

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp achieves second spot among companies with more than $500 million in revenue dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental practices, is pleased to announce it has been named one of Canada’s Top Growing Companies by The Globe and Mail in its

September 29, 2020 News DentistryNews

Apteryx Imaging Enters Government-Funded International Consortium Agreement with Trestle GmbH to Develop Artificial Intelligence Software Applications for Dentistry

by Apteryx Imaging Inc.

Apteryx Imaging Inc., a subsidiary of Planet DDS, is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into an agreement with German-based Trestle GmbH, (Trestle) to co-develop a set of software modules using AI and Deep Machine Learning (DML) designed

September 29, 2020 News NewsOral Health

New Dental Clinic ‘Exciting Adventure’ for Big River First Nation, Improving Access to Oral Health Care

by CTV News

The College of Dentistry at the University of Saskatchewan and Big River First Nation have opened a dental clinic, providing service to a community with limited access to oral health-care. “This clinic will be a great opportunity for First Nations

September 28, 2020 News NewsOral Health

‘We Are Specialists’: Why One Ontario Dentist Supports COVID-19 Testing in Dental Clinics

by CTV News

Patients coming in to see their dentist or hygienist should be able to get a COVID-19 test, says one Ontario dentist. Dr. George Christodoulou, co-CEO at Altima Healthcare Canada, says that could reduce lines at assessment centres and preserve personal

September 28, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Planmeca Cleanic™ 500 Purifies Indoor Air in Dental Clinics Silently Yet Efficiently

by Planmeca

Large amounts of microbial aerosols are regularly generated during dental treatments, which means that air purifiers can offer several benefits to dental clinics. Furthermore, safe distances are impossible to maintain in dental care, patient turnover is often high, and different

September 28, 2020 News NewsOral Health

ECRM Promises Growth for Canadian Oral Health Brand Oral Science

by Oral Health

Oral Science is preparing to attend October’s ECRM conference, bringing its line of medical-grade oral hygiene products to one of the biggest trade shows of the year. The Efficient Collaborative Retail Marketing (ECRM) Conference is still taking place via a

September 28, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Introducing Axeos™ and Schick AE: Dentsply Sirona’s Imaging Solution for Exceptional Patient Experiences and Greater Practice Success

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona’s reimagined imaging solutions drive patientcentered experiences, greater practice efficiency, and the opportunity for procedural expansion. To help deliver on such a promise, Dentsply Sirona introduces the new Axeos 3D/2D imaging system and Schick AE intraoral sensors, setting a

September 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

New Program Aims to Offer Mental, Dental Care to First Nations by Bus

by Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Ethan Bear of the Edmonton Oilers hockey team says he knows what it’s like to feel “stranded.” That’s why he’s lending his support to a $3.3 million pilot project to have a team of health workers travel by bus to

September 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Quebec Asking More Health Professionals to Administer Vaccines to Keep Up with Demand During Flu Season Social Sharing

by CBC

Quebec’s Health Ministry is asking health professionals, including psychologists, social workers and dental hygienists, if they are willing to administer vaccines, as the current labour shortage has the province concerned about keeping up with demand. The government says it is trying