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January 16, 2019 News News

Henry Schein & International College of Dentists Partner with Fleur de Vie

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein and the International College of Dentists’ (ICD) Global Visionary Fund (GVF) have once again joined together to support the oral health of children. This time, products were donated to the Fleur de Vie’s health awareness and education initiative

January 16, 2019 News News

VistaCool 3 Eliminates Need for Autoclave Condenser Bottles

by SciCan

SciCan is proud to announce the VistaCool 3 Direct-to-Drain Thermal Reduction System for Autoclave Wastewater, created by Vista Research Group. The innovative design of the new VistaCool 3 provides all the same benefits as its predecessors, while occupying less space.

January 15, 2019 News News

Panthera Dental Invests $20.6 Million for Brand New Headquarters

by Panthera Dental

To support their ongoing growth in the dental and medical field, Panthera Dental will soon have new headquarters. This $20.6 million investment will quadruple current production capacity and create 150 new jobs over the next five years. The new headquarters

January 14, 2019 News News

Cantel Acquires Vista Research Group

by Cantel Medical Corp.

Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE:CMD) announced today that it has acquired Vista Research Group, LLC. (“Vista Research Group”), a company that provides a complete line of innovative water treatment, purification and management solutions for the dental industry. The total purchase price

January 10, 2019 News News

Dentsply Sirona at IDS 2019: Everything for the Success of Dental Practice, Lab

by Dentsply Sirona

Visitors to the IDS 2019 can look forward to an imaginative and exciting program from Dentsply Sirona. Numerous product presentations, hands-on courses and an “innovation corner” all provide a platform for in-depth exchanges. “Our products are innovative thanks to our

January 9, 2019 News Oral Health

Minnesota Dental Association Releases Opioid Support Materials for Dentists and Patients

by Manitoba Dental Association

The Minnesota Dental Association (MDA) has published a new brochure on pain management and the dangers of opioid use. The patient brochure educates on the dangers of opioid use and offers information on opioid alternatives as well as storing and

January 9, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Do You Know a Dental Hygiene Superhero?

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Join forces with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to support our second annual competition to recognize dental hygiene health care superheroes in communities across Canada. Championed by your oral health defender CDHA and sponsored by Sensodyne®, we’re looking for

January 9, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Canadian Dental Hygienists Start the Cannabis Conversation

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The beginning of a new year is a perfect opportunity to make a fresh start and set new personal and professional goals. With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, dental hygienists urge everyone to think carefully before using cannabis,

January 9, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

High-Capacity RapidHeat Tabletop Sterilizer Now Available

by CPAC Equipment

After a period of lengthy development, CPAC Equipment, Inc. is pleased to announce the February 2019 rollout of their new RapidHeat™ Pro11 High-Capacity Tabletop Sterilizer. With over 700% (7 times) more capacity than its COX RapidHeat™ predecessor, the Pro11 has

January 9, 2019 News News

Dental Flossing, Other Behaviors Linked with Higher Levels of PFAS in Body

by Silent Spring Institute, EurekAlert!

A new study suggests certain types of consumer behaviors, including flossing with Oral-B Glide dental floss, contribute to elevated levels in the body of toxic PFAS chemicals. PFAS are water- and grease-proof substances that have been linked with numerous health

January 8, 2019 News News

OraCare Launches Implant Post-Op Care System, Designed To Help Prevent Peri-Implantitis

by OraCare

A combination of an in-office gel and a take-home rinse, this system is designed to protect the investment made by both doctor and patient The active ingredients activated chlorine dioxide, xylitol, and aloe kill bacteria, viruses, fungi, biofilm, and VSCs

January 8, 2019 News News

Lawsuit Alleges Major Red Flags in Yuma Boy’s Death Following Dental Visit

by Mike Pelton, ABC15 Arizona

A year after the death of a young Arizona boy following a dental procedure, a lawsuit is taking aim at everyone involved with the operation. Zion Gastelum, 2, passed away four days after a visit to a Kool Smiles dental clinic in

January 7, 2019 News News

Paid Bioactive Giomer Materials Can Help Improve Clinical Outcomes

by Shofu

Bioactive Dental Materials Today’s patients seek treatments that are not only aesthetic but also innocuous, healing and have beneficial influence on their overall health. Over the past several decades, dentistry has been seeing a shift from reactive treatments of dental

January 4, 2019 News News

Dentist Plans to Open ‘Affordable’ Clinic in Regina

by David Baxter, Global News

Lots of people avoid going to the dentist. For some, it’s to avoid a potentially painful procedure but for many it’s because of the cost. Without insurance, the cost of procedures can quickly exceed $1,000. Regina dentist Blake Mitchell is

January 2, 2019 News News

dentalcorp, Dentist Partners Offer Support to Core Dental Group Patients and Staff

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s leading network of dental practices, announced today it would be opening its doors to patients and staff left stranded after a series of Core Dental Group clinics in Edmonton suddenly shut down. These recent closures have had a

December 27, 2018 News News

Manitoba Dental Association Wants to Open Dental Emergency Room in Winnipeg

by Amber McGuckin, Global News

For many Manitobans, getting a terrible toothache can mean a trip to the hospital, but that could be changing if the Manitoba Dental Association has its way. Association president Dr. Cory Sul says too many people are ending up in hospital

December 27, 2018 News News

Hemophilia Patients Show Poor Oral Hygiene, Study Reports

by Patricia Inacio, Hemophilia News Today

Oral hygiene among children and adults with severe hemophilia is poorer than in healthy controls, a single-center study suggests. The study, “Oral hygiene and dentition status in children and adults with hemophilia: A case–control study,” was published in the journal Special Care Dentistry.

December 20, 2018 News News

GC Corporation, GC America Prevail in Initial® LiSi Press Patent Battle at International Trade Commission

by GC Corporation, GC America

GC Corporation, one of the world’s premier manufacturers of professional oral care products (GC), is proud to announce that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has ruled in its favor in Inv. No. 337-TA-1050, finding that the importation and sale

December 20, 2018 News News

Alberta Offices Locked to Patients, Staff

by Alex Antoneshyn, CTV Edmonton

A string of dental offices have suddenly shut down after falling behind on rent, leaving staff without pay and patients frustrated. When Katie Burns arrived at the Core Dental Group Brintnell office on Monday, she found the clinic closed. “I

December 19, 2018 News News

Oral Health’s Top 10 Dental News Stories of 2018

by Oral Health

With another year down it’s time to look back and see what headlines you stopped scrolling for. There was no shortage of hot topics (think sterilization and oral/systemic health) to keep our website and newsletter active every week. 2018 was