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July 24, 2019 News DentistryNews

Are Mushrooming Private Colleges Creating A Surplus of Dentists?

by News Click

Thanks to mushrooming private dental colleges in India, more dental graduates are being created than there is demand for, as the metros, smaller cities and towns are already saturated. As for rural areas, oral healthcare is not an area of

July 24, 2019 News DentistryNews

Guelph’s Giggles’ Dental Clinic Gets Last Laugh In Naming Dispute

by Guelph Mercury

A receptionist at the Giggles dental clinic in south Guelph answered the phone Wednesday: “How may I make you smile today?” But the table has turned: the dental profession’s government body put a happy face on staff by announcing it

July 24, 2019 News NewsOral Health

New Policy Set To Transform Dental Health For Children

by Irish Examiner

New policy to transform dental health for children, says Helen O’Callaghan. The Irish oral health landscape is set to be transformed following the publication of National Oral Health Policy Smile Agus Sláinte. The new policy provides free oral healthcare to all

July 24, 2019 News NewsOral Health

KaVo Kerr Launches KaVo Care™—Genuine Repair, Made Easy

by KaVo Kerr

KaVo Kerr is pleased to announce the launch of KaVo Care™, a unique service program designed to make handpiece repairs faster and easier. KaVo Care™ offers an online portal, kavocare.com, where customers will find flat-fee pricing based on the device they wish to

July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Tissue Bank Operational At Maulana Azad Institute Of Dental Sciences

by The Economic Times

A tissue bank has been made operational at the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences to provide bone and tissue grafts to different streams of medical sciences. This is the country’s only such facility in a dental institute and one of the few in

July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

12 Lakh Cases Of Oral Cancer In India In 2018: Why Dental Care Is Important

by The News Minute

Dental care and oral hygiene largely remains an undiscussed topic, with few people aware of the risks associated with poor dental hygiene. The National Oral Health Care Programme, which falls under the care of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Some Alaskans Feeling Pain Of Medicaid Dental Cuts

by The Associated Press

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults — a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans to get dentures after having all his teeth pulled following

July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

DMG Introduces Revolutionary LuxaCrown, The Chairside Way To Long-Lasting Crowns

by DMG

DMG today announced that it is now accepting pre-orders for its LuxaCrown️ semi-permanent crown and bridge material. The revolutionary new product will start shipping to customers in September. Pre-order LuxaCrown now! LuxaCrown creates long-lasting crowns directly chairside, which saves time

July 22, 2019 News NewsOral Health

IDEM Singapore 2020 – Strong Export Interest In South East Asia Among North American Dental Manufacturers

by IDEM

IDEM 2020 (International Dental Exhibition and Meeting) Singapore will open its doors in 10 months. The event is widely considered to be one of the premier dental industry trade shows and conferences for the fast-growing Asian Market. Very early sign-ups

July 22, 2019 News Dental ProductDentistryNewsOral Health

UB Center Helps Bring Local Dental Products To Market

by The University at Buffalo

Stocked on the shelves of Western New York pharmacies is a bottle of dry mouth spray Lubricity, a product developed and manufactured locally by You First Services, Inc. with the support of the University at Buffalo Center for Dental Studies.

July 22, 2019 News DentistryNews

Nashville Endodontist Elected First Female President Of Tennessee Dental Association

by ADA

Dr. Terryl Propper, a Nashville endodontist, likes to quote the first and only female prime minister of India, Indira Ghandi: “There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those that take the credit. There is less

July 22, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

‘Inadequate’ Health Response Leaves 3.5bn With Poor Dental Care

by The Guardian

Scientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater transparency around conflict of interests in dental research to tackle the high and rising toll of oral disease such as mouth cancers. In

July 19, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Colgate, Ryan’s World Unveil Children’s Oral Care Line

by Drug Store News

Colgate and YouTube star Ryan of Ryan’s World have joined forces with Pocket.watch on a new collection of oral care products for children. The collection, designed by Ryan in conjunction with the oral care company, consists of a powered toothbrush,

July 19, 2019 News General NewsNews

Woman Files Complaint After Police Intervened In Dental Fee Dispute

by Montreal Gazette

A woman has filed a complaint with the Montreal police ethics committee after she says she was threatened with arrest and a criminal charge over a disagreement concerning dental fees. “I felt that being a single mother on social assistance

July 19, 2019 News DentistryNews

ADA CareerCenter Unveils Upgraded Online Job Board For Dental Professionals

by ADA

Dental professionals looking for the right job can turn to the ADA CareerCenter, the Association’s official online job board, which unveiled July 17 its upgraded website in an effort to improve user experience and personalization of jobs searches. The online

July 19, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Parents Say Kids’ Oral Health Not Making The Grade Observes Delta Dental Survey

by Delta Dental

The end of the academic year signals report card time for millions of households across America. Likewise, parents recently assigned grades to the status of their kids’ oral health as a part of the Children’s Oral Health Survey. Few parents

July 18, 2019 News News

DMG Launches DMG-Connect

by DMG

DMG today announced the launch of its DMG-Connect microsite, the latest clinician-focused initiative by the innovative dental materials manufacturer that is rapidly establishing itself as a go-to informational resource for dental professionals. DMG stands apart as a dental products manufacturer

July 18, 2019 News News

Taiwanese Dental Schools Removed From Approved List, And SUPP Wants To Know Why

by The Star Online

The unannounced removal of all Taiwanese dental schools by the Malaysian Dental Council (MDC) has left graduates and current students in the lurch, and the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) wants an explanation. SUPP education bureau chairman Ding Kuong Hiing

July 18, 2019 News News

Nigerian Who Survived Boko-Haram Attack Now A Dentistry Graduate In Canada

by Checkout Magazine

Dr. Ehiedu Osemiha, a dentist in the Nigerian Air Force, who left Nigeria with his wife and son for Canada in 2014 has qualified to practice Dentistry in Canada. Prior to his emmigration from Nigeria, Osemiha survived a Boko Haram

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Oakbank-Area Man Accused Of Performing Unauthorized Dental Procedures On Horses

by CBC News

An Oakbank-area man accused of performing unauthorized dental procedures on horses is facing a lifetime ban against practising veterinary medicine in Manitoba. The Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association is seeking a permanent injunction against Kelvin Brent Asham, whom the organization accuses of