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December 3, 2018 News News

Health Experts Warn Oral Sex Could Lead to Mouth Cancer

by Chris Jones, Leicestershire Live

Health experts have warned that kissing and oral sex may in fact be a lead cause of mouth cancer. Dr Nigel Carter, chief executive of the Oral Health Foundation, said the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is being transmitted from person to

December 3, 2018 News News

Causes of Mouth Sores in People with HIV

by Jamie Eske, Medical News Today

Mouth sores, also known as ulcers, are a common symptom of HIV. Mouth sores can have a profound impact on a person’s quality of life if they do not get treatment. People living with HIV are more likely to develop oral health

December 3, 2018 News News

Duo Arrested for Operating Dental Practice Out of a Bus in Miami

by Brandon Lopez, NBC Philadelphia

Two people are behind bars after allegedly running an illegal dental practice out of a bus in Miami. According to Miami-Dade Police officials, Daniela Sulbaran and Victor Bernal were arrested earlier this month for practicing health care without a license.

December 3, 2018 News News

Calls For Action on Sugar After Teen, Children had 45,000 Operations to Remove Teeth Last Year

by Ellen Manning, Yahoo! News

There were more than 45,000 hospital operations to remove teeth from teenagers and children last year, figures show. That equates to around 180 each working day and has sparked calls for immediate action to tackle sugar consumption. UK youngsters are the biggest consumers

November 29, 2018 News News

Dentsply Sirona Invites Female Dentists to Apply for Smart Integration Award

by Dentsply Sirona

Female dentists, who are interested in digitalization and integration and want to make use of the advantages of new technologies for precise treatment results, are invited to apply for Dentsply Sirona’s Smart Integration Award. Until March 15, 2019, they can

November 28, 2018 News Dental ProductNews

Introducing the Next Generation of Colgate Total® Toothpaste

by Colgate

Colgate® is excited to introduce the Next Generation of Colgate Total®. New Colgate Total®SF contains a new Stannous Fluoride formula stabilized with Zinc Phosphate that fights plaque-causing bacteria on 100% of mouth surfaces*1 including teeth, tongue, cheeks, and gums, providing

November 28, 2018 News News

Quebec Dentists Warn About Potential Risks of Salon Teeth Whitening

by CBC News

In the wake of a growing demand for cosmetic teeth whitening, Quebec’s professional order of dentists is warning against the potential adverse effects of getting a procedure from a beauty salon instead of a dental clinic. More and more aestheticians and beauty

November 28, 2018 News News

Medieval Dental Plaque Sheds Light on How Our Microbiomes Have Changed

by Kiona N. Smith, Ars Technia

The communities of bacteria that live in our mouths have changed drastically since the Middle Ages, according to a new study of remains buried in a medieval Danish cemetery. And it turns out that some people may have been more

November 28, 2018 News News

NSU Dental Patients Possibly Exposed to Certain Viruses Due to Sterilization Issues

by Amanda Batchelor, ABC 10 News

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine recently informed patients that they might have been exposed to certain viruses due to an “inconsistency in the prescribed sterilization procedures.” According to an NSU letter dated last Friday, the issue was discovered

November 23, 2018 News News

Call for Free Dental Care for Mouth Cancer Patients, Put an End to Discriminatory ‘Tax on Cancer’

by Open Access Government

Following treatment for mouth cancer, patients are faced with a series of long-term oral health issues, that often result in complex and expensive dental work. The charity estimates that mouth cancer sufferers could face dental costs of up to £1,500.00 over five

November 22, 2018 News Dental ProductNews

X-PUR Pro-Synergix Premium Plus Now Includes Curaprox Toothbrush!

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to launch an enhanced version of its unique X-PUR Pro-Synergix home-care whitening kit! Now including a Curaprox 5460 toothbrush, X-PUR Pro-Synergix is the only whitening kit combining hydrogen peroxide, carbamide peroxide, addressing the tooth sensitivity challenge

November 22, 2018 News News

Melbourne Dentist Jailed for Indecently Assaulting Patients, Staff

by Australian Associated Press

A Melbourne dentist who sexually exploited his patients and a nurse will spend at least four-and-a-half years in prison. Nashaat Michael, 60, has been sentenced to seven years and three months in jail after pleading guilty to indecently assaulting eight patients and

November 22, 2018 News News

Changes to Nova Scotia Kids Dental Program Could Be Ready for Early 2019

by Michael Gorman, CBC News

Changes are expected to Nova Scotia’s oral health program for children by the end of January. Health Minister Randy Delorey said Wednesday proposed regulatory changes, reached following talks between his department and officials with the Nova Scotia Dental Association, will go

November 21, 2018 News News

Henry Schein to Showcase New Solution and Live Events at GNYDM

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc, (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced its lineup of new solutions, exclusive product offers, and special events at the Greater New York Dental Meeting (GNYDM) as part of the Company’s broader effort to accelerate the adoption of digital technology

November 21, 2018 News Dental ProductNews

HANSAmed Limited Introduces Geistlich Fibro-Gide®: The Alternative Soft-Tissue Graft

by HANSAmed Limited

Geistlich, the leading provider of biomaterials, has expanded their collection of matrices. Introducing Geistlich Fibro-Gide®: the porcine, porous, resorbable and volume-stable collagen matrix, specifically designed for soft-tissue regeneration! This new matrix serves as THE alternative to autogenous connective tissue grafts,

November 20, 2018 News News

Middle Tennessee Dentist With Four Practices Charged With Healthcare Fraud Scheme

by Adrian Mojica, FOX17 Nashville

A Middle Tennessee dentist and his employee are facing federal fraud charges for running an alleged scheme to defraud healthcare benefit programs. 51-year-old Richard N. Schott owns and operates Dental Excellence, a practice with three Murfreesboro locations and one Lebanon.

November 20, 2018 News NewsOrthodontics

Do-It-At-Home Orthodontic Services Hit Ottawa, Spark Questions From Dentists

by Vito Pilieci, Ottawa Citizen

An American company offering a do-it-at-home teeth straightening service is moving into Ontario. SmileDirectClub, a primarily Internet-based company that was founded four years ago in the United States with a pretty solid pedigree of investors, offers at-home teeth-straightening services. The

November 19, 2018 News Dental ProductNews

DentalEZ® Presents StarDental® 430SWL® Torque Flex, Lubefree Handpiece

by DentalEZ

DentalEZ® Integrated Solutions is proud to present the 430SWL ® Torque Flex Lubefree Handpiece from StarDental® available November 25, 2018. Combining the power of the StarDental 430 Torque with flex coupling, the 430SWL Torque Flex handpiece provides convenient, powerful performance

November 19, 2018 News News

Royal Palm Beach Woman Charged With Practicing Dental Hygiene Without License

by WPTV Webteam

A Royal Palm Beach woman is accused of practicing dental hygiene without a license. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 45-year-old Alexandra Gallego after a month-long investigation. The Sheriff’s Office says it executed a search warrant Thursday at a home off

November 15, 2018 News News

Cellerant Invites Innovators to Submit for the 2019 Best of Class Award

by Cellerant Consulting Group

Now entering its second decade, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards are getting their own upgrade. The awards’ sponsor, Cellerant Consulting Group, has introduced an additional process for dental companies to nominate their innovative products and services for consideration.