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September 12, 2022 News Dental CareDentistryNews

‘Stop-gap’ Funding Foreshadows Possible Concerns with Federal Dental Plan, Association Says

by CBC

The Ontario Dental Association is raising concerns about the early details that have emerged about the proposed federal dental care program, even as it supports the overall goal of funding dental work for millions of Canadians. “Right now, it’s not a dental plan,” said

September 12, 2022 News Dental amalgamDentistryNews

Different Physical Stressors Cause Mercury To Be Released from Dental Amalgam Fillings

by Bite Magazine

The International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT) is raising awareness of a systematic review indicating a wide variety of common activities significantly accelerates the release of mercury from amalgam dental fillings. The results of the study—published in the Journal of

September 9, 2022 News News

Burnaby Dentist Sues Over ‘Defamatory’ Google Review

by Castanet

A lawsuit over a scathing Google review aimed at a Burnaby dentist will go ahead after a B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled the online post was “capable of defamatory meaning.” Dr. Edward Chin, director of Smiley Kids Dental at 4233 Hastings St.,

September 9, 2022 News DentistryNews

As Part of Ottawa’s New Affordability Package, the Interim Dental Care Plan Pays Up to $650 Per Child

by Canada Today

Families with young children are entitled to checks worth up to $650 per child under an interim version of the Liberal government’s new dental care plan, which it agreed to implement under a parliamentary agreement with the NDP. Two sources

September 8, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Innovations in Aiding Caries Detection: How iTero Near-Infrared Imaging Technology Can Impact Your Practice

by Dr. Steven Glassman

Caries detection can often vary dependent on the tooth surface in question. For occlusal pit and fissure lesions, visual and tactile detection can normally suffice. Bitewing radiographs have long been the most practiced method for detection of interproximal lesions, yet

September 8, 2022 News Dental TechnologyNews

Primeprint Solution by Dentsply Sirona: The Medical-grade 3D Printing System for Dental Practices and Labs

by Marley

Primeprint Solution by Dentsply Sirona is a highly automated, end- to-end, medical-grade 3D printing system for dentists, dental technicians and Denturists who want to expand their treatment and service offerings. It is a smart hardware and software solution that is

September 8, 2022 News DentistryNews

Ottawa to Announce Details of Dental-care Plan for Low-income Families, Sources Say

by CBC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to announce new measures to tackle inflation, including details of a plan for dental care for low-income families, a one-time benefit for low-income renters and a temporary boost to the GST credit — all part of a plan

September 7, 2022 News DentistryNews

TempStars Delivers $22 Million in Revenue to Dental Offices

by TempStars

TempStars, North America’s largest and most respected dental temping and hiring service, announced that since its founding it has helped dental offices create more than $22 million in revenue. Along the way, the company has partnered with more than 6,000

September 6, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

Dentsply Sirona’s Cavitron 300 Series Wins 2022 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award

by Dentsply Sirona

Awarded by Cellerant Consulting Group, the Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award recognizes game-changing dental hygiene technologies. The Cavitron 300 Series was identified as a standout product that should be part of every dental hygienist’s toolkit. The honor comes in

September 6, 2022 News DentistryNews

Ministers to Make it Easier for Foreign Nurses and Dentists to Work in NHS

by The Guardian

Ministers will introduce legislation as soon as parliament returns on Monday to tackle the NHS’s worsening staffing crisis by making it easier for overseas nurses and dentists to work in the UK. The move is part of a drive by

September 6, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

More Questions Than Answers on Federal Dental Care Plan: Orillia Dentist

by Frank Matys, Simcoe.com

A provincial organization representing more than 10,000 dentists says there are more questions than answers about a proposal by Ottawa to create a national dental care plan. Orillia dentist Dr. Louise Hill shares the Ontario Dental Association‘s concerns. “Is it going to

September 2, 2022 News News

Local Dentist Develops Mouth Guard That’s Helping Veterans Fight Symptoms of PTSD

by Tiffany Maddox, WSFA

When most people imagine retirement, they visualize relaxing on the beach, But then there’s Dr. Donald Moeller. “Most doctors might want a big fancy airplane or a sailboat, but I got myself a dental office,” said physician and dentist Donald

September 2, 2022 News DentistryNews

Québec Solidaire Promises Universal Dental Insurance

by La Presse Canadienne

Québec solidaire on Thursday reiterated its promise to offer universal public dental insurance. The plan would cover 100 percent of dental care costs for people under 18, social assistance recipients and seniors receiving the federal Guaranteed Income Supplement. Other Quebecers could be

Dr Friederike Hoffmann-Sieg (centre) is looking forward to her future role as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Ivoclar Group together with Dr Helmut Schuster (left), Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and Christoph Zeller (right), Supervisory Board Member and representative of the owner family.
September 1, 2022 News DentistryNews

Ivoclar Group Expands its Supervisory Board to Include Dr Friederike Hoffmann-Sieg

by Ivoclar Group

The Ivoclar Group headquartered in Schaan, Liechtenstein, has added a new member to its Supervisory Board: Dr Friederike Hoffmann-Sieg will support the globally operating dental company with her expertise in the field of digitalization. “Following a period of transition and

September 1, 2022 News News

B.C. Researchers Tout Promising Progress on Oral Insulin Tablets

by CTV News

A team of researchers at the University of British Columbia is developing something they say could be a game-changer for people living with diabetes. Led by Dr. Anubhav Pratap-Singh, the team has made progress on an oral insulin tablet they

September 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Cloud Security Tips for Your Dental Practice

by Xero

  Have you ever heard about ‘the cloud’ and wondered what it was? It’s simply a way of describing data and applications stored online. There’s so many benefits to using the cloud at your practice. You can work more efficiently,

September 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid The Business of Dentistry is Changing. Are you Ready?

by TMFD Financial

It seems that every industry eventually goes through a period of very rapid change, and this is especially true for dentistry in the last couple of years. Dental practitioners have had to face the challenges of a global pandemic and

September 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Benefit Relief for Canadians in Need

by First Canadian Benefits

The FCB Health Network has launched its COVID-19 Health and Dental Relief Plan to all Canadians nationwide. This social contract will provide economic relief to all recovering from the pandemic by offering an affordable non-insured health and dental benefits plan

August 31, 2022 News AnaesthesiaNews

Successful Pilot Trial of Needle-free Dental Anaesthesia

by University of Otago

Researchers are literally taking the pain out of visits to the dentist after the successful creation and pilot trial of a needle-free device for dental anaesthesia for teeth extractions. A collaboration between the University of Otago, University of Auckland, and

August 31, 2022 News News

Ecologists Use the Latest Dental Scanning Technology to Study Young Coral

by British Ecological Society

Inspired by a trip to the dentist, Dr. Kate Quigley presents a new method for monitoring coral size and growth that reduces surveying time by 99%. The methodology and findings are published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution. Dr. Kate Quigley,