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March 21, 2019 News News

B.C. to Improve Access to Dental Care with $3.6 Million to Non-Profit Clinics

by Cherise Seucharan, Star Vancouver

The province has increased funding to non-profit dental clinics providing free and low-cost dental care. Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Shane Simpson announced a commitment of $3.6 million in funding over three years, which will be distributed by

March 21, 2019 News News

Dalhousie University Dental Student Pushes for Universal Dental Care Program

by Matt Brand, Halifax Today

We know about universal health care, we’ve heard about rumblings of a national pharmacare program, but what about dental care? Fourth year Dalhousie University dental student Brandon Doucet says we need universal dental care here in Canada. Canada’s current system

March 21, 2019 News News

Nobel Biocare is Set to Reshape Implantology with a New Implant Solution at Upcoming Madrid Symposium

by Nobel Biocare

At its Global Symposium in Madrid, Nobel Biocare will present a new implant system designed to challenge conventional methods of dental implant care. Developed in collaboration with an international network of researchers from acclaimed international institutions, the new Nobel Biocare

March 15, 2019 News News

BioHorizons Camlog – Inspiring Excellence in Oral Reconstruction

by BioHorizons and Camlog

At IDS 2019, BioHorizons and Camlog present a variety of innovations for implant-based tooth replacement. The comprehensive lines of dental implants, restorative components, CAD/CAM and regenerative solutions are tailored to the diverse individual needs of today’s clinical challenges in daily

March 15, 2019 News News

Oral Science Launches Two Innovations at the 2019 PDC

by Oral Science

During the latest Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver, more than 2,000 dental professionals gathered at the Oral Science booth to discover the unbelievably soft Curaprox Hydrosonic electric toothbrush and the X-PUR CariØ toothpaste with it’s unique 25% xylitol formulation. The

March 15, 2019 News News

Antimicrobial Film Could Revolutionize Common Dental Procedures

by Katharine Gammon, University of Southern California

Three million people in the United States currently have dental implants, and every year that number increases by about 500,000. But, for some, getting a dental implant is not the end of the story. Similar to what occurs with a natural tooth,

March 14, 2019 News News

Future of Dentistry Survey 2019

by DIAC

The Dental Industry of Canada (DIAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its 23rd annual Future of Dentistry Survey. This is the primary vehicle for dental clinicians and specialists to let dental manufacturers, dealers, laboratories and service companies know

March 14, 2019 News News

Last Chance Online Registration for ALD 2019: Dentistry’s Laser Meeting

by Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, is announcing that March 29th will be the last day to register online for its

March 14, 2019 News News

Surefil® one and TruNatomy™: Big Steps Forward in the Dental Workflow

by Dentsply Sirona

Being able to provide nearly every patient with treatment that is fast, simple, aesthetic, and stable in the long term – Dentsply Sirona keeps this important issue for dentists in mind when further developing its range of consumable products. At

March 14, 2019 News News

Welland, Falls Dental Clinic Woman Told to Stop Using Doctor Title

by The Welland Tribune

A woman who was using the title of doctor/physician to administer Botox or cosmetic fillers at a Welland dental clinic has promised to stop after the College of Physicians and Surgeons started an investigation last year into whether she was

March 13, 2019 News News

Implant Dentistry Enters New Era with Xeal and TiUltra Surfaces from Nobel Biocare

by Nobel Biocare

Nobel Biocare is inviting dental professionals to join the Mucointegration era with the launch of the Xeal and TiUltra surfaces at the International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne. Applied to not only implants but also abutments, these new surfaces were

March 12, 2019 News News

Henry Schein One Expands Offerings with Launch of Dentrix G7 in Canada

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein One, a joint venture of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), announced today the Canadian release of Dentrix® G7, the upgraded version of the award-winning dental practice management system that integrates with the industry’s leading digital imaging solutions to enhance both clinical

March 12, 2019 News News

Henry Schein to Showcase Comprehensive Portfolio of Solutions for Health Care Professionals at IDS

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced it will showcase the latest business, clinical, technology, and supply chain solutions for health care professionals at the 38th International Dental Show (IDS). The Company will feature a rich line-up of activities promoting

March 12, 2019 News News

Marion Par-Weixlberger Appointed New Vice President of Corporate Communications & Public Relations at Dentsply Sirona

by Dentsply Sirona

Marion Par-Weixlberger can draw on a wealth of experience as a communications expert in the dental industry and specifically with Dentsply Sirona. Marion Par-Weixlberger started working as PR Manager at Sirona in 2012, subsequently becoming Senior PR Manager, in which

March 12, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

Nexa3D and BEGO Unveil Fastest, Largest, Most Productive Dental 3D Printer at IDS 2019

by BEGO and Nexa3D

 Nexa3D, the maker of ultra-fast stereolithography production-grade 3D printers, in collaboration with BEGO, a leading dental materials provider, unveiled today at IDS 2019 the Varseo XL, the most productive and economical dental lab 3D printer on the market. Marketed under

March 12, 2019 News News

Dentsply Sirona Sets New Standards for Digital Impressions, Aligner Treatment

by Dentsply Sirona

Digital technologies for dental and orthodontic practices are taking treatments to a whole new level. Dentsply Sirona presents the new Primescan intraoral scanner along with the fully digital workflow to create SureSmile Aligners. “These two innovations symbolize our conviction that

March 11, 2019 News News

Oklahoma Scientists Discover Link between Dental Hygiene and Lupus Symptoms

by Abigail Ogle, KOCO News

Scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation say they’ve found a link between dental hygiene and lupus. Angie Rolke is living proof of the connection. “After lunch, I will brush again, floss again, and then at night, I repeat that

March 11, 2019 News News

ADA, AAP Mourn the Loss of Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD

by American Dental Association

Robert J. Genco, DDS, PhD, a pioneer in periodontal research and a leader in the broad recognition of the perio-systemic link, died on March 6, 2019, at the age of 80. Dr. Genco earned his dental degree from The State

March 8, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

Introducing the STATCLAVE G4 Chamber Autoclave

by SciCan

For more than 25 years, SciCan has been developing and manufacturing highly innovative infection control products that address the need for speed, flexibility, and efficiency in today’s environments. SciCan is proud to announce the release of the STATCLAVE G4 Chamber

March 7, 2019 News News

Digital Dentistry Curriculum to be Showcased at the 2019 International Dental Show

by American College of Prosthodontics (ACP)

The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) will present the new Digital Dentistry Curriculum on March 13 at the 2019 International Dental Show (IDS) in Cologne, Germany. This pioneering educational resource will be available at no cost to dental schools around