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September 30, 2019 News News

Turkish Dentists Give Kenyans Back Their Smiles

by Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish dentists are offering free dental care and fostering oral hygiene awareness in Kenya‘s Lamu County in a partnership between Turkey and Kenya aimed at promoting quality healthcare. Turkish Ambassador to Kenya Ahmet Cemil Miroğlu and Lamu Governor Fahim Yasin Twaha toured the

September 29, 2019 News News

Now Available: Plug DEXIS™ Titanium Sensor Directly Into Dentrix Ascend®

by KaVo Kerr

KaVo Kerr is pleased to announce that its latest digital intraoral sensor, DEXIS™ Titanium by KaVo, now integrates with the cloud-based practice management system, Dentrix Ascend, by Henry Schein One. “This integration between DEXIS Titanium and Dentrix Ascend means that we

September 28, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Meet In Newfoundland To Share Clinical And Research Expertise

by CDHA

Dental hygienists from across Canada will gather in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, from October 3 to 5 to share leading-edge research and clinical and teaching experiences at the biennial national conference hosted by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA).

September 28, 2019 News News

How Seniors Perceive Oral Health May Make All The Difference Whether They Will Seek Treatment, According To Study

by The Daily

New dental research from Case Western Reserve University identifies new approach to learning about seniors’ perception of their oral health How do senior citizens perceive the importance of their oral health? The answer to that question might make all the

September 27, 2019 News News

Researchers Identify Metabolic Cycles In Baby Teeth Linked To ADHD And Autism In Children

by The Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai researchers have identified elemental signatures in baby teeth that are unique to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, and cases when both neurodevelopment conditions are present, which suggests that the metabolic regulation of nutrients and toxins play a

September 27, 2019 News News

Bill Aims To Expand Veteran Dental Coverage In Florida

by WJCT News

Congressman Gus Bilirakis from Palm Harbor has proposed a federal bill that would direct the Department of Veteran Affairs to carry out a new pilot program for dental services. He said the VA only offers dental services to veterans who

September 27, 2019 News News

‘I Just Want It To End’: Dental Hygienist Who Lost License For Treating His Wife Speaks Out

by CTV News

A former Guelph dental hygienist who lost his licence after treating his wife is fighting for change. Alexandru Tanase lost his licence on Sept. 9 after a years-long case into his conduct following a complaint to the College of Dental Hygienists of

September 27, 2019 News News

$1-Million Gift From dentalcorp Helps Western Advance The Future Of Dentistry

by dentalcorp

Dentalcorp, a partnership of Canada’s largest network of dental clinics, ­is supporting students and alumni of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry with a $1-million gift to enhance continuing education and development. “One of our mantras from Day One

September 26, 2019 News News

Edward VIII’s Wisdom Tooth Fails To Sell At Auction

by BBC News

One of Edward VIII’s wisdom teeth, which was expected to go for up to £10,000 at auction, has failed to sell. The former king was made Duke of Windsor following his abdication in 1936 in order to marry American divorcee

September 26, 2019 News News

‘Santa’ Gets His Smile Back

by Cloverdale Reporter

All Ben “Santa” Cohen wanted for Christmas was his one front tooth. Now his Christmas wish has come true. “It’s a miracle,” Cohen said with a big smile after receiving free dental work Sept. 21. “I’m so thankful for all

September 26, 2019 News News

From The Maldives To Malawi And Nigeria – Dentsply Sirona’s Worldwide Mission For Dental Care

by Dentsply Sirona

By supplying innovative equipment, Dentsply Sirona International Special Clinic Solutions (ISCS) empowers dental professional to provide better dental care all over the world – even in remote and underserved regions. From the Maldives to Nigeria to Malawi – in 2018,

September 26, 2019 News News

DMG Supports First CTC Academy Special Needs Dentistry Forum

by DMG

Event provides training needed to deliver effective dental care to special needs patients DMG today announced its support, in partnership with Project Accessible Oral Health, Henry Schein Cares, the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine and Colgate, of the CTC Academy’s

September 25, 2019 News News

Big Brothers Big Sisters To Honor Darby’s Liz Meyers At 2019 Big Benefit Gala

by Darby Dental Supply

On October 3, 2019, Liz Meyers will be honored by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island for her years of charitable work and commitment to the organization. Liz has been an active member of Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Board

September 25, 2019 News News

Llama Has Dental Surgery To Get At Root Cause Of Past Escape

by The Associated Press

A pack llama that absconded because of an abscess during a Yellowstone National Park guided trip last year underwent a four-hour operation to remove the malignant molars. The Colorado Sun reports that Ike the runaway llama traveled from its Bozeman,

September 25, 2019 News News

Middle Sackville Dental Hygienist Recognized Nationally

by Hants Journal

In early 2019, Canadians were asked to nominate a dental hygienist for the Canadian Dental Hygiene Superhero contest. The second annual event measured candidates by “client focus, social responsibility, leadership, integrity, respect and transparency.” Nominators were invited to write about

September 25, 2019 News News

Nova Scotia Public Health Unable To Offer School-Based Fluoride This Year Due To Shortage

by CTV News

A nation-wide shortage of fluoride mouth rinse means Nova Scotia’s school-based fluoride program will be skipping a year. “It’s unfortunate that we’re faced with this unforeseen shortage, but this gives us the chance to readjust our delivery model in a

September 24, 2019 News News

UN Declaration On Universal Health Coverage Finally Has Some Teeth

by Bite Magazine

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) has welcomed the long overdue commitment to strengthening oral health in the UN Political Declaration on Universal Health Coverage (UHC). The declaration will be officially adopted later today by world leaders at the UN High-Level Meeting on

September 24, 2019 News News

Conference Reviews Effects Of Tobacco Products, Underscores The Importance Of Oral Health

by International & American Associations for Dental Research

On September 14, 2018 AADR held the “Oral Health Effects of Tobacco Products: Science and Regulatory Policy” meeting in Bethesda, Maryland, USA. As the primary route of delivery, the oral cavity is particularly sensitive to harmful exposure from tobacco products.

September 24, 2019 News News

WVU School Of Dentistry Explores Social Impacts On Oral Health

by The Morgantown News

Researchers at the West Virginia School of Dentistry are looking beyond the appointment chair to examine how social support or lack thereof impacts children’s oral health. Daniel McNeil, a researcher for the school, along with colleagues, investigated the relation between

September 24, 2019 News News

Drilling Into The Future Of Robot-Assisted Dentistry

by Crain's Cleveland Business

With not even a fraction of a millimeter to spare, Jonathan Ross centered in on his surgical site and was able to successfully complete a dental implant with the help of new robotic technology. Developed by Miami-based robotics health care