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May 27, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Fanshawe to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Oral Health Clinic

by Fanshawe College

On Thursday, May 27, 2021, Fanshawe College will virtually celebrate the grand opening of its state-of-the-art oral health clinic. The clinic is a learning lab for students in the College’s Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs. Students will provide quality,

May 27, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Closes Initial Public Offering and Concurrent Private Placement for Gross Proceeds of Approximately $950 Million

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”), Canada’s leading network of dental practices, announced today the closing of its initial public offering (the “Offering”) of 50,000,000 subordinate voting shares of the Company (“Subordinate Voting Shares”) at a price of $14.00 per share, for total gross

May 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

Clinical Research Dental Names Lawrence Marmai as Vice President, Sales and Business Development

by Clinical Research Dental

Clinical Research Dental, the distribution partner for many of Dentistry’s leading brands in Canada, announces the appointment of Lawrence Marmai to the Company’s executive team in the newly-created role of Vice President, Sales and Business Development. Mr. Marmai’s responsibilities will

May 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

Study: Most Aerosol Droplets in Dental Procedures From Irrigation Tools, Not Saliva

by ADA

Patient saliva was found not to be the major source of the microbes in aerosols generated during dental procedures, according to Ohio State University researchers, who analyzed the genetic makeup of the organisms detected in aerosols. The findings, published May

May 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Virtually Opens the Market

by dentalcorp

Graham Rosenberg, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”) (TSX: DNTL), and his team joined Robert Peterman, Vice President, Global Business Development, TMX Group to celebrate the Company’s new listing on Toronto Stock Exchange and

May 26, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Dr. Matthew Burton Invents Revolutionary Matrix Wedge Technology to Help Ensure Flawless Class II Composite Restorations; Secures Exclusive Distribution with Young Specialties

by Young Specialties

BurtonBands and VursaWedge solve age-old Class II procedural inefficiencies, eliminating flash while promoting properly formed emergence profiles and impeccable gingival margin seals Frustrated with the limitations of available Class II matrix systems, Illinois practicing dentist Dr. Matthew Burton spent countless

May 26, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

New Wiki on Salivary Proteins May Transform Diagnostic Testing and Personalized Medicine

by University at Buffalo

Database curates info on inner workings of saliva, an attractive tool for noninvasive diagnostics and precision medicine To improve the development of new saliva-based diagnostic tests and personalized medicine, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has supported

May 26, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Fluoride Expected to Return to Windsor Water Supply in the Fall, Health Unit Says

by CBC

Region’s top doctor says oral health has suffered without fluoride If all goes to plan, fluoridated water will be flowing from local taps this fall for the first time in years, according to the top public health doctor for Windsor and Essex County.

May 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dental School Researcher Gets Approval To Begin Clinical Trials For Cancer Therapy

by Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A company founded by Rutgers School of Dental Medicine researcher Scott Kachlany received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat cancer patients with a therapy based on Kachlany’s discovery that a protein produced by an oral bacterium can

May 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein One Acquires Majority Interest in Jarvis Analytics

by Henry Schein One

Acquisition Strengthens Henry Schein One’s Goal to be the Leading Provider of Dental Analytics Solutions and Services to the Dental Market Henry Schein One, a subsidiary of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), announced today that it has acquired an 80%

May 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Infection Rates of Dentists Remain Lower Than Other Health Professionals

by ADA

More than a year after COVID-19 appeared in the U.S., dentists continue to have a lower infection rate than other front-line health professionals, such as nurses and physicians, according to a study published online ahead of the June print issue

May 25, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

American Association of Endodontists Publishes New Position Statement on Vital Pulp Therapy

by American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE), which represents dental specialists known as endodontists who treat tooth pain and save patients’ natural teeth, released a new position statement on vital pulp therapy. Vital pulp therapy preserves the vitality and function of

May 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award 2021 Recipients Announced

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest and leading network of dental clinics, has announced the 2021 winners of its national scholarship program that supports the next generation of oral healthcare professionals. Now in its second year, the dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award awards its

May 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering and Concurrent Private Placement for Gross Proceeds of Approximately $950 Million

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”) today announced that it has obtained a receipt for its final base PREP prospectus filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada and has entered into

May 20, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NYU Dentistry to Host Global Oral Health Event in Support of WHO World Health Assembly—May 26

by NYU College of Dentistry

NYU College of Dentistry’s World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center, together with Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Health, will host a virtual event on Wednesday, May 26 on integrating oral health and global health. The meeting will take place on the

May 20, 2021 News DentistryNews

ADA Providing Guidance on Updated Mask Recommendations From CDC

by ADA

The ADA has issued guidance to help dentists answer questions about new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding mask use for fully vaccinated people. “The recently revised recommendations from the CDC have prompted so many questions from member dentists about

May 20, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update – Non-Urgent Procedures Are Permitted

by RCDSO

The Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario announced today that Directive #2 has been rescinded. As a result, “…non-urgent and non-emergent surgeries and procedures may be gradually resumed by health care providers and health care entities who were subject

May 20, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Donates More Than 2.5 Million Personal Protective Equipment and Infection Control Items to Non-Governmental Organizations for Front-line Health Care Workers in Brazil and India

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Donations to be Distributed through C.H. Robinson to Health Systems and Key Areas by Direct Relief, Heart to Heart International, IsraAid, MAP International, and Project HOPE Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), in partnership with C.H. Robinson and the C.H. Robinson

May 19, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

A Gentler Strategy for Avoiding Childhood Dental Decay

by University of Pennsylvania

The combination of a carb-heavy diet and poor oral hygiene can leave children with early childhood caries (ECC), a severe form of dental decay that can have a lasting impact on their oral and overall health. A few years ago,

May 19, 2021 News NewsOral Health

The Pandemic Was Bad for Our Teeth. Will It Change Oral Health Forever?

by The New York Times Magazine

There are early indications that the pandemic is taking a serious, and potentially long-lasting, toll on our oral health. In September, even before the winter coronavirus surge in the United States, an American Dental Association survey found that more than