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August 9, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Full Extent of NHS Dentistry Shortage Revealed by Far-reaching BBC Research

by BBC

Nine in 10 NHS dental practices across the UK are not accepting new adult patients for treatment under the health service, a BBC investigation has found. In a third of the UK’s more than 200 council areas, we found no

August 8, 2022 News Dental StudentsNews

Dental Students Brush Up On Their Drama Skills to Teach the Importance of ‘Teeth for Life’

by Charles Stunt University

“Dancing against decay,” that’s the latest approach students at the Charles Sturt School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences are taking to help educate pre-school and primary school children on the importance of caring for their ‘teeth for life’. The students have

August 8, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Toronto Clinic Client Says Dentist ‘Saved My Life’

by The Toronto Star

Sharon Edmonds credits Toronto Public Health dentist Dr. Rishi Saxena not only for her good oral health — but for saving her life. Edmonds, 69, went to TPH’s Dental and Oral Health Services Clinic at the Rexdale Community Hub 18

August 8, 2022 News DentistryNews

The Crème de la Crème of the Dental Industry Meets at Dentsply Sirona World to Attend Industry-Leading Clinical Education

by Dentsply Sirona

The countdown to Dentsply Sirona World 2022, September 15 – 17 has officially begun and attendees will soon be able to choose which courses they want to participate in from a range of educational tracks focused on products, practice management

August 8, 2022 News DentistryNews

Brian S. Allen Named President of Clinician’s Choice® Dental Products, Inc.

by Clinician's Choice Dental Products, Inc.

Clinician’s Choice today announced the appointment of Brian S. Allen as President. In his new role, Mr. Allen will leverage his 30 years of experience in the dental manufacturing and distribution industry to further expand the company’s reach through strategic

August 3, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dental Care Alliance Data Breach $3M Class Action Settlement

by Top Class Actions

Dental Care Alliance agreed to pay $3 million to resolve claims it failed to protect consumers from a data breach. The settlement benefits individuals who were notified of the Dental Care Alliance data breach in October 2020, December 2020 or

August 3, 2022 News DentistryNews

COVID-19: Revised Guidance

by RCDSO

In late June, the College, in partnership with Ontario’s three other oral health regulatory Colleges (representing dental hygienists, dental technologists and denturists), updated its COVID-19 guidance. At that time, we committed to reviewing key requirements for aerosol-mitigation, including fallow time

August 3, 2022 News NewsOral Health

dentalcorp and Envista Partner to Offer Dental Implants Across 500+ Practices Nationwide

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”), (TSX: DNTL), Canada’s largest and one of North America’s fastest growing networks of dental practices, announced a new partnership with Envista to expand implant services to Canadians. This partnership further strengthens dentalcorp’s relationship with Envista and its

August 2, 2022 News News

Taxing Health Benefits Would ‘Dramatically’ Raise Health-care Costs: CLHIA

by Benefits Canada

While a new report shows that introducing a tax on employer-paid health benefits would add $3.8 billion to the federal government’s coffers in the 2018 tax year, it would also dramatically raise health-care costs for many Canadians, according to the Canadian Life

August 2, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Calgary Endodontists Warn About Rise in Patients with Cracked Teeth

by The Canadian News

Calgary dental specialists say they have seen a dramatic increase in the number of patients coming in with cracked teeth. Endodontist Dr. Erin McKenzie specializes in diagnosing and treating cracked teeth. The Calgary dental specialist says over the past two

August 2, 2022 News News

Dentist Found Guilty in Wife’s Death on 2016 African Safari

by CTV News

A wealthy dentist accused of fatally shooting his wife in the heart with a shotgun at the end of an African safari was found guilty of murder and mail fraud on Monday. A jury of six men and six women

August 2, 2022 News News

Monkeypox Update and Resources

by RCDSO

As Monkeypox cases have begun to rise in Ontario and across the world, the WHO recently declared Monkeypox a public health emergency of concern. The Monkeypox virus is designated a Disease of Public Health Significance under the Health Protection and

August 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Being Ready Anytime for a Practice Sale

by MNP

Your practice is running well — it won’t be long until the practice has generated sufficient cash flow to repay your initial investment. When your practice is producing positive cash flow and your practice debt is paid off, it’s time

July 26, 2022 News DentistryNews

Federal Government Seeks Industry Input for National Dental Care Program

by Global News

The federal government has asked the private sector to weigh in on how companies could play a role in Canada’s national dental care plan. The Liberals set aside $5.3 billion over the next five years to launch a dental-care program for uninsured

July 25, 2022 News Mental HealthNews

Dentists and Dental Hygienists on Early Front Lines of COVID-19 Report Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression

by ADA

The first known U.S. study to evaluate the mental health of frontline dentists and dental hygienists during the pandemic found that dental health care workers report anxiety and depression symptoms during peaks of transmission among the public. Published jointly in

July 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

Quebec Reaches an Agreement with Dental Surgeons

by Helen Hernandez, OI Canadian

The agreement between the government and the Association of Dental Surgeons of Quebec (ACDQ) expired in April 2015. The President of the Treasury Board, Sonia LeBel, announced Friday in a press release that a new agreement has finally been concluded

July 25, 2022 News NewsOral Health

FDI Launches Policy Brief That Addresses Oral Health of People on Move

by Mirage News

The World Dental Federation (FDI) says the “oral health of displaced communities remains a neglected health issue”, arguing that these groups must have better access to the care they need. In a policy brief launched in conjunction with Lancet Migration,

July 21, 2022 News News

BC Court of Appeal Dismisses Challenge to Medicare Protection Act

by Canadian Health Coalition

Canadian Health Coalition Chairperson Pauline Worsfold, RN, says last week’s decision by the British Columbia Court of Appeal was the right one, upholding Canadians’ right to equal access to health care. “The decision tells every citizen that health care is

July 21, 2022 News DentistryNews

First Woman to Lead U of T’s Faculty Of Dentistry: Alum Laura Tam Appointed Interim Dean

by Rachel Boutet, U of T

The Faculty of Dentistry has appointed a new interim dean who is an experienced educator, researcher and dentist. Professor Laura Tam (DDS 1985, MSc 1993), who is the first woman to be appointed to the decanal position at this Faculty, took

July 20, 2022 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNews

Pearl’s Second Opinion Recognized with 2022 Cellerant Best of Class Technology Award

by Pearl

Pearl, the leader in dental AI solutions, announced today that Second Opinion®, its chairside artificial intelligence (AI) software to help dentists detect numerous conditions in x-rays of dental patients, has been selected as a 2022 Best of Class Technology Award recipient by Cellerant