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August 29, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Appoints Simon Campion as Chief Executive Officer

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona today announced that Simon Campion has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer and will join the Company’s Board of Directors (“Board”), effective September 12, 2022. He succeeds John Groetelaars, who has served as Interim Chief Executive Officer

August 29, 2022 News News

Allergic to Flossing? It Can Happen, Small Study Finds

by CTV News

Many Canadians like to joke that they are “allergic to flossing,” which is why they never do it. A report earlier this month seemed to let them off the hook, revealing there wasn’t a lot of evidence to support the practice.

August 29, 2022 News DentistryNews

Melbourne Dentist Referred to Regulator Over New Claims

by 9 Now

A Melbourne dentist previously found to have received fake five-star Google reviews from patients that likely did not exist has been referred to the nation’s therapeutic goods regulator over new claims her clinic has breached advertising laws. From July 1,

August 25, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Tooth Fairy Tradition Remains Strong Across the United States Finds the 2022 Original Tooth Fairy Poll® Released by Delta Dental

by Delta Dental Plans Association

According to findings of the 2022 Original Tooth Fairy Poll® released by Delta Dental, the Tooth Fairy visited 79% of homes across the country with children ages 6-12 who have lost teeth. Most kids are demonstrating patience for the Tooth

August 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

A Promised National Dental Plan Could Help Two-thirds of New Brunswick Families

by CBC

Baby teeth damaged by decay, infections in young gums, and children crying in pain from an untreated abscess are all challenges that Dr. Bella Panjwani faces almost every working day at her Saint John dental clinic. In a photo of

August 24, 2022 News Dental TechnologyNews

Complete Specialty Solutions Completes Funding Round and Launches Stream Dental Software Platform

by Complete Specialty Solutions

Industry First In-House Specialty Software Platform for DSOs & Traveling Specialists Complete Specialty Solutions (CSS), the nation’s leading in-house specialty solutions provider to DSOs, today announced the commercial launch of its proprietary software platform Stream Dental for managing the complex

August 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Returns to IDS 2023 to Celebrate Digital Dentistry

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona announces its participation in the International Dental Show (IDS) 2023, taking place from 14 to 18 March 2023 in Cologne, Germany. Held every two years, IDS is the leading trade fair for the dental industry. IDS 2023 will

Students in the joint Destination Dental School and Native American Pre-Dental Student Gateway Program make molds of their teeth as part of a hands-on activity in the pre-clinical simulation lab at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki
August 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

UB’s Destination Dental School Receives Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine

by The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine’s Destination Dental School – a program that aims to remove barriers to careers in dentistry for underrepresented students – has been named a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.

August 22, 2022 News News

West Kelowna Man Injures Teeth on Object Found in Tim Hortons Drink, Faces Thousands in Dental Bills

by Global News

A West Kelowna, B.C., man is looking at thousands of dollars in dental bills after injuring his tooth on an object he found in his Tim Hortons drink. Jeff McArthur went through the Tim Hortons drive Through in West Kelowna with a

August 22, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dental Biorhythm is Associated with Adolescent Weight Gain


Research led by the University of Kent has discovered evidence of a biorhythm in human primary teeth that is associated with weight gain during adolescence. An international research team led by Dr Patrick Mahoney at Kent’s School of Anthropology and

August 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

Pre-dental Pathway Programs Partner to Improve Diversity in Dentistry

by University at Buffalo

Thirty students from around the United States traveled to the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine to take part in the university’s Destination Dental School and Native American Pre-Dental Student Gateway Program, initiatives that aim to remove barriers to

August 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

Canada’s Dental Care Plan: Experts Urge Feds to Provide Timeline, More Details

by Global News

Earlier this year when the federal government announced plans to create a national dental care program, Dr. Lisa Bentley, dentist of over three decades and president of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), was excited for the gap in access to care to

August 18, 2022 News News

Pakistan’s Madhubala Elephant Gets Relief After Years of Dental Pain

by National Post

Madhubala, a 16-year-old elephant in Pakistan suffering for years from a dental infection and pain caused by a broken tusk, finally got relief on Wednesday after undergoing treatment while under unique standing sedation. Madhubala is one of four African elephants

August 16, 2022 News News

IDEM Excites Industry Professionals with its Grand Return this October Presenting a Notable Line-up of Speakers and Exhibits

by IDEM Singapore

The in-person IDEM 2022 will be held at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre from 7-9 October 2022. Trade exhibitors comprise 90% of returning exhibitors and 10% of new exhibitors to launch and showcase a variety of brands and products. IDEM

August 11, 2022 News News

Paid How Can Artificial Intelligence, Applied to Dental Images/X-Rays, Help Minimize Errors in Dentistry?

by Diagnocat

AI is the technology that enables machines to interpret human language, gain knowledge through experience, and make predictions. Most of us have probably been astonished by a computers’ capacity to identify certain human faces, even being blurry, partially veiled, or

August 11, 2022 News DentistryNews

89% of U.S. Adults Agree Having Dental Insurance Provides Peace of Mind According to Delta Dental Study

by Delta Dental Plans Association

Dental insurance continues to support optimal health as highlighted in the recently released 2022 State of America’s Oral Health and Wellness Report, a nationwide analysis of consumer opinions and behaviors relating to oral health. Findings from the Delta Dental-commissioned research of

August 10, 2022 News EndodonticsNews

Using Microrobotic Platforms for Endodontic Therapy and Diagnostics

by University of Pennsylvania

With its irregularities and anatomical complexities, the root canal system is one of the most clinically challenging spaces in the oral cavity. As a result, biofilm not fully cleared from the nooks and crannies of the canals remains a leading

August 9, 2022 News DentistryNews

Liberals Plan Temporary Solution to Dental Care Program, Sources Say

by Global News

Sources close to the government’s proposed $5.3 billion dental care program say the Liberals are planning a temporary solution that involves giving money directly to patients in order to keep their promise to the NDP while they work on a more permanent

August 9, 2022 News DentistryNews

BC Dentists Dismayed by Absence of Dedicated Seat on New Oral Health College Board

by British Columbia Dental Association

The BC Dental Association (BCDA) is shocked and appalled after learning that BC’s new Oral Health Regulatory College has chosen to not provide dentists with a dedicated position on its Board, in its revised proposed bylaws. This is in stark contrast to

August 9, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

New Grant Program Makes Dental Hygiene Part of Hospital Care

by University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

Cyndee Stull, DHSc, director of the Division of Dental Hygiene, takes the connection between oral and systemic health seriously. That connection informs everything she does, and it’s the inspiration behind a project being funded by Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation.