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May 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

IDSconnect: the Digital Event Platform of IDS

by IDS

Combining in-person trade fair with digital features mean more value The International Dental Show (IDS) from 22 to 25 September 2021 to take place in a hybrid format for the first time. In addition to the physical exhibition, the IDSconnect

May 18, 2021 News DentistryNews

American Business Awards Recognizes ADA for its COVID-19 Response

by ADA

The ADA announced April 28 it received a Silver Stevie Award in the 19th Annual American Business Awards, the nation’s premiere business awards program which recognized the Association’s response to COVID-19. The ADA was honored in the category of Most

May 17, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NYU Dentistry to Host Oral Health Policy and Research Symposium–June 11

by NYU College of Dentistry

Virtual Event Marks Inaugural Symposium for NYU Dentistry Center for Oral Health Policy and Management The NYU Dentistry Center for Oral Health Policy and Management will host the PROHmotion Symposium—Policy & Research in Oral Health: Moving Forward—on Friday, June 11,

May 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Establishes and Celebrates Global Diversity Week, May 17-21

by Dentsply Sirona

In observance of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development on May 21, Dentsply Sirona will kick off a week of diversity and inclusion-focused activities on May 17. With 15,000 employees in locations around the world, diversity at

May 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Face Equality Week 2021

by AboutFace

Today marks the start of Face Equality Week! This global, annual campaign highlights the issues encountered by people with facial differences, and advances advocacy for a better, fairer world for the facial difference community. This year’s theme is education. During the week

May 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: Province-Wide Stay-at-Home Order Extended to June 2

by RCDSO

The Government of Ontario announced that the current Province-wide Stay-at-Home order will remain in effect at least until June 2, 2021. The Government’s announcement does not alter the scope of care that dentists are permitted to provide. All dentists must

May 14, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Yukon Adds Opioid and Dental Help in Post-Election Budget, While Deficit Falls

by National Post

The newly elected Yukon government has tabled a revised 2021-22 budget after the Liberals squeaked into office in last month’s election. Premier and Finance Minister Sandy Silver says capital spending remains the same at $434 million, while the deficit is

May 14, 2021 News NewsOral HealthOrthodontics

Align Technology Supports the United Kingdom’s General Dental Council (GDC) Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Orthodontics which Highlights Patient Safety Issues

by Align Technology, Inc.

Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN), a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry, today announced its support for

May 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dental Procedures During Pandemic Are No Riskier Than a Drink of Water

by Ohio State University

A new study’s findings dispel the misconception that patients and providers are at high risk of catching COVID-19 at the dentist’s office. SARS-CoV-2 spreads mainly through respiratory droplets, and dental procedures are known to produce an abundance of aerosols –

May 13, 2021 News NewsOrthodontics

Alberta’s Align Orthodontics Joins Canadian Orthodontic Partners’ Peer Network

by Canadian Orthodontic Partners

Canadian Orthodontic Partners (COP) has announced its new partnership with Align Orthodontics‘ clinics in Edmonton and Sherwood Park, Alberta, along with orthodontists Dr. Paul Major, Dr. Karen Hesse, and Dr. Brian Nebbe, as well as their team of clinical professionals. The COP platform provides administrative support to its

May 13, 2021 News ImplantologyNews

AI Helps Predict Treatment Outcomes for Patients with Diseased Dental Implants

by University of Michigan

Peri-implantitis, a condition where tissue and bone around dental implants becomes infected, besets roughly one-quarter of dental implant patients, and currently there’s no reliable way to assess how patients will respond to treatment of this condition. To that end, a

May 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

Newest TeleDent™ Release Has Key Features That Dental Professionals Need and Patients Want for Post-COVID Dentistry

by MouthWatch, LLC

MouthWatch, LLC a leader in innovative teledentistry solutions, digital case presentation tools and intraoral imaging devices recently added significant new features to its award-winning TeleDent™ all-in-one teledentistry platform designed to further balance its provider and patient benefits. Long regarded as

May 12, 2021 News NewsOral Health

New Webinar on the AIRFLOW® by Dr. Michael Glogauer

by Oral Science

Oral Science is pleased to present a new webinar by Dr. Michael Glogauer; Ems Airflow & Guided Biofilm Therapy: The Story Of A Successful Integration In A Periodontal & Dental Implants Practice Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) is the systematic, evidence-based

May 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Ontario Expands Dental, Prescription Eligibility for Low-Income Seniors

by Toronto Sun

Ontario is making it easier for residents aged 65 and older to qualify for dental care and prescriptions programs designed for low-income seniors. The income threshold is increasing for both the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program and the Seniors Co-Payment

May 12, 2021 News NewsOral HealthOverall Health

Study Examines Connection Between Oral and General Health in Patients with Diabetes

by American Academy of Family Physicians

Individuals with diabetes are at greater risk of developing oral health issues, like gum disease, yet care for these linked health issues are usually disconnected, split between primary care and dental care. A research team from the University of Amsterdam

May 11, 2021 News DentistryNews

Celebrating National Root Canal Appreciation Day

by Sonendo

A Reason for Patients to Smile Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced their celebration of National Root Canal Appreciation Day on May 12, 2021. National Root Canal Appreciation Day occurs during the American

May 11, 2021 News DentistryNew TechnologiesNews

Researchers Move Closer to Regenerative Dentistry with 3D Printing

by 3D Printing Industry

A team of interdisciplinary researchers at KU Leuven University have taken a step closer to being able to regrow teeth from the root using 3D printing. Dental conditions resulting from trauma and developmental anomalies can often affect developing permanent teeth, particularly in

May 10, 2021 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Moving Ireland Dentists to Vaccination Programme Will Cause ‘Irreparable Damage’ to Children, Says IDA

by TheJournal.ie

The Irish Dental Association (IDA) has said that moving public sector dentists to the vaccination programme will cause “irreparable damage” to children and vulnerable adults. Speaking at the IDA’s AGM this morning, outgoing IDA President Dr Anne O’Neill said that

May 10, 2021 News DentistryImplantologyNews

Dental Implants Global Market Report 2021: COVID 19 Growth And Change to 2030

by ReportLinker

The global dental implants market is expected to grow from $4.127 billion in 2020 to $4.486 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.7%. The growth is mainly due to the companies resuming their operations and

May 10, 2021 News DentistryNewsSocial media

How Twitter Could Help Improve Dental Education

by The Star

Twitter could be a helpful learning tool in dental education, according to research from Australia. Could social networks offer a means of improving dental education? An analysis of seven studies, published in the Journal Of Dental Education, highlights the advantages of