Oral Health Group

News

July 31, 2019 News ImplantologyNewsOral Health

Dental Implants Market To Reach USD 8.06 Billion By 2026

by Reports and Data

High prevalence of tooth related diseases, growing geriatric population, immense funding for carrying out R&D activities, increasing strategic developments such as partnerships and agreements are key factors contributing to high CAGR of Dental Implants Market during forecast period. According to

July 31, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Cairns Dental Surgery May Have Exposed Patients To HIV And Hepatitis, Authorities Say

by 7 News

Hundreds of patients of a Queensland dental surgery may have been exposed to dangerous bloodborne diseases, including possibly HIV, according to state health authorities. The Essential Dental for Life clinic in Cairns was shut down by health authorities last month

July 31, 2019 News NewsOral HealthPediatric dentistry

4 Groups Endorse AAP-AAPD Dental Sedation Guidelines For Children

by AAP News

Four health organizations have added their endorsements to recent guidance from the AAP and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) that aims to improve the safety of pediatric patients undergoing dental sedation. The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Pediatric

July 31, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Are Filling An Oral Health Care Gap In Arkansas

by Arkansas Public Media

Dental hygienists are starting to fill a crital gap in oral health in Arkansas, experts say, given the state has a  shortage of dentists, especially in low-income rural districts. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2015 reported

July 30, 2019 News Cat Dental CareDental HygieneDog Dental CareNewsOral Health

Patterson Foundation Awards More Than $187,460 In Grants To Oral Health And Animal Health Organizations

by Patterson Foundation

The Patterson Foundation recently announced $187,460 in grant funding to 11 non-profit organizations in the oral and animal health fields. These organizations were selected based on the Foundation’s focus of providing dental care to disadvantaged communities and assistance dogs to

July 30, 2019 News DentistryNews

Missouri Restricts Dentists’ Prescriptions Of Opioids

by KCTV News

A new Missouri law limits the amount and types of opioid pain medications dentists can prescribe. The bill, signed earlier this month, tells dentists to restrict opioid prescriptions to no more than the equivalent of 10 regular Vicodin pills per

July 30, 2019 News NewsOral Health

$100,000 Available For Grants To Improve Oral Health

by Victoria News

For many Capital Region residents, accessing oral health care can be challenging. Whether due to financial barriers to dental care, transportation challenges, or finding services that can accommodate specialized needs, dental and other oral health care is an essential piece

July 30, 2019 News News

Hundreds Of Thousands Not Taking Up PRSI Dental, Optical Benefits

by The Irish Times

Hundreds of thousands of people are not taking advantage of a State benefit scheme offering free or discounted dental, optical and hearing care, new figures show. Some 2.5 million people pay PRSI, which entitles them to services such as a

July 29, 2019 News News

Former Cambridge Dental Business President Fined $230,000 For Tax Evasion

by The Record

The president of a Cambridge dental supply business took over $400,000 from the company to pay for maid services, landscaping and cottage renovations, a court heard Monday. Robert Bolton charged personal expenses to company expense accounts, took cash from the

July 29, 2019 News DentistryNews

Vietnamese Refugee Overcomes Troubled Past To Become A Dentist

by VOA News

Sonny Duong went from being a Vietnamese refugee to a career as a dentist in the United States. But his path was not a straight or easy one. Born in Vietnam, Duong came to the U.S. and worked hard as

July 29, 2019 News General PracticeNews

Texting At Work Wasn’t Just Cause For Termination, B.C. Tribunal Rules

by CBC

A woman who was fired with cause for texting during a meeting and not being a “team player” has been awarded $5,164 in compensation for her seven years of service at the dental office where she worked. The employer, dentist Dr.

July 29, 2019 News Dental HygieneGeneral PracticeNews

After Career-Ending Work Injuries, Dental Hygienist Turns To Researching The Problem

by CBC

A P.E.I. dental hygienist who had to stop practising because of repetitive strain injuries is now researching just how common the problem is and coming up with strategies to prevent it. Marilyn Harris practiced for eight years, but had to

July 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Major Players Operating in the Dental Braces Market from 2019 to 2023

by Technavio

The growing number of dental institutions, and the rising prevalence of dental diseases has led to a significant increase in the number of dental practitioners in developed countries. Moreover, the need for specialized dentists and orthodontists is also increasing in

July 26, 2019 News DentistryNews

UTHealth Launches Dentist-To-Dentist ‘Telementoring’ Program

by UT Health

Kuwaiti dentist Alaa Al-Saffar, DDS, may be 7,000 miles from the Texas Medical Center but that did not keep her from catching a lecture on mouth ulcers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Al-Saffar and

July 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

People Living With HIV Struggle To Access Much-Needed Dental Care

by The Conversation

Only three per cent of HIV organizations in British Columbia offer basic dental care to those who need it. Nearly 37 million people were living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) globally in 2017, according to the World Health Organization. In Canada, 84,409 cases

July 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Henry Schein Chairman And CEO Stanley Bergman Discusses Bridging The Health Gap At The 106th National Dental Association Convention

by Henry Schein

Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), participated in a panel discussion at the 2019 National Dental Association Convention (NDA) President’s Symposium that explored the challenges associated with bridging the

July 25, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Visits To The Dentist Decline In Old Age, Especially Among Minorities

by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Visits to the dentist drop significantly after adults turn 80, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The study, published online in the journal Research on Aging, also highlights

July 25, 2019 News DentistryGeneral PracticeNews

Amalgam Recycling Expert To Speak At ADA FDI World Dental Congress

by American Dental Association

Those with questions about the July 14, 2020, amalgam recycling rule deadline can get answers from a representative from HealthFirst at the at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in the Practice Institute area. Bryan Foss, product manager for the

July 25, 2019 News DentistryNews

Dentist Had To Use Thousands Of His Own Cash To Treat NHS Patients

by Examiner Live

A dentist who says he was forced to close his practice has revealed he was putting huge amounts of his own cash into subsidising the NHS. Dr Khurrum Hamid has spoken out a week on from shutting the doors to

July 25, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Dental Hygienists Recognize Valuable Partnerships With Dental Industry

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) continues to build key partnerships with dental industry leaders to enhance public understanding of the dental hygiene profession and improve the oral health of Canadians. Recognizing the power of these valuable partnerships, CDHA has