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April 4, 2019 News News

Alberta Liberals Say They’d Pressure Ottawa for Universal Dental Care If Elected

by Sarah Rieger, CBC News

Alberta Liberal Leader David Khan said if elected, his party would work to make dental care in the province more affordable. “We know that dental health is critical to your overall health,” said Khan while announcing the party’s affordable dental-care

April 4, 2019 News News

Poor Oral Health May Increase Risk of Pancreatic Cancer Among African American Women

by Boston University School of Medicine

African American women with poor oral health may be more likely to get pancreatic cancer (PC). In the U.S., studies show that African Americans are more likely to get pancreatic cancer than Caucasians. Poor oral health, specifically adult tooth loss

April 3, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Sonendo® to Launch the GentleWave® System in Canada at AAE 2019

by Sonendo®

Sonendo announced today the Canada launch of the GentleWave System. The timing of the launch coincides with the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) annual meeting which will take place, April 10-13, 2019, in Montreal, Canada. President and CEO, Bjarne Bergheim

March 31, 2019 News News

Heart Attack Victim Thankful for Dental Office Staff That Saved Her Life

by Sarah Morin, CBC News

Melissa Dunlay expected Jan. 30 would be like any other day. She got up, got her kids ready for school, and went to her dentist appointment at River Valley Dental Clinic in Saint John with her daughter. It was snowing

March 29, 2019 News DentistryNews

Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium 2020

by Oral Reconstruction Foundation

The Oral Reconstruction Foundation is pleased to announce the theme and venue for the 2020 Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium. With a world-renowned lineup of speakers from all dental disciplines, the Symposium themed – 20/20 Vision – will cover a wide

March 27, 2019 News News

Bite-Mark Analysis Has Been Shown To Be Flawed Science

by Kenyon Wallace, Toronto Star

“Tell me what happened, don’t leave anything out.” The crime boss wanted Bradley Streiling to tell him everything about the death of two-year-old Noah Cownden, Streiling’s stepson. Streiling began, haltingly, to recount how Noah had slipped from the bathtub at

March 27, 2019 News News

Three Philadelphia Dental Clinics May Have Exposed Patients to HIV, Officials Say

by Brett Molina, USA TODAY

Three dental clinics were shut down in Philadelphia because of conditions that may have exposed patients to diseases such as HIV, said the city’s health department. Three locations of the Trieu Family Dental Clinic were shut down by the Philadelphia

March 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Innovative And Efficient: Dentsply Sirona Presented Itself As A New, Dynamic And Agile Company And Impressed At The IDS 2019 With Substantial Products

by Dentsply Sirona

Spread over two booths with a total of more than 2,000 square meters, Dentsply Sirona made a spectacular impression at the IDS 2019. Bringing to life the motto “Inspired by your needs,” the world’s largest manufacturer of dental products and

March 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Dental Hygienists Promote Sugar Free Smiles

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

March is Nutrition Month in Canada and a perfect opportunity to rethink our daily food and beverage choices for improved oral and overall health. Dental hygienists have been telling us for years that the more sugar we eat, the worse

March 24, 2019 News News

G-ænial® Universal Injectable from GC Will Transform Way You Work

by GC

G-ænial Universal Injectable is a very versatile and user-friendly composite, because of some unique features. It is highly filled and is stronger than many paste composites. Thanks to its injectable and highly thixotropic viscosity, it adapts very well to the

March 24, 2019 News News

Internal Strife Continues at Dental College as Employees Seek Independent Investigation

by Robert Cribb, Toronto Star

An escalating war of words between the leadership of the province’s dental watchdog and its employees has prompted calls for an independent investigation into an alleged toxic workplace culture of “bullying and harassment” that is undermining the public interest. On

March 21, 2019 News News

Henry Schein’s Steven Kess Honored for Pioneering Program for Children with Disabilities

by Henry Schein

American Friends of Shalva (AFOS) announced that Steven W. Kess, Vice President, Global Professional Relations, Henry Schein, Inc., and President, Henry Schein Cares Foundation, has received the Spirit of Hope Award at its 29th Anniversary Gala Dinner. The event was held

March 21, 2019 News News

AACD Charitable Foundation Receives the 2018 Mary Byron Award

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Charitable Foundation (AACDCF) received the 2018 Mary Byron Project Celebrating Solutions Award in honor of the work it’s done for adults who’ve suffered dental injuries from domestic and sexual violence. The Mary Byron Project

March 21, 2019 News News

Philips Teams Up with Dentists to Start European Pilot for Remote Dental Assessments

by Philips

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today revealed how dentists will be able to benefit from its new Philips Sonicare Teledentistry Solution, which uses the latest digital technology to enable remote dental assessment through an app. This illustrates Philips’ ambition

March 21, 2019 News News

Connect, Learn Advance at the Growth-Oriented Catapult LIVE Symposium

by Catapult Education

Catapult Education, a highly respected and well-known dental education powerhouse, proudly launches Catapult LIVE. This new venture provides Catapult Education with a platform to immerse attendees in inspirational learning led by its existing group of world-class speakers. Catapult LIVE was

March 21, 2019 News News

Global Survey Shows Some Countries Better at Providing Oral Health Education in Schools

by FDI

Today on World Oral Health Day (WOHD), the American Dental Association joins FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) to highlight the urgent need for oral health education for children. The results of a survey from 13 countries, which asked parents with

March 21, 2019 News News

Henry Schein Acquires Lighthouse 360 From Web.com

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), through its Henry Schein One joint venture, today announced that it has acquired Lighthouse 360, a provider of easy-to-use dental practice management and patient communication software that complements Henry Schein One’s strategy to deliver integrated

March 21, 2019 News News

Align Technology Announces Strategic Alliance with Digital Smile Design

by Align Technology

Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) announced today that it is partnering with Digital Smile Design (DSD), a leader in holistic, digital and emotional dentistry solutions for dental clinics in the efforts to advance multi-disciplinary dentistry by building a streamlined end-to-end

March 21, 2019 News News

‘Failure to Produce Patient Records’ Among Most Cited Violations, Says Dental Board

by California Dental Association

Maintaining its focus on consumer safety, the Dental Board of California has issued an increasing number of citations in recent years. As noted in its 2018 Sunset Review Report to the California Legislature, citations increased by 36 percent in each

March 21, 2019 News News

B.C. to Improve Access to Dental Care with $3.6 Million to Non-Profit Clinics

by Cherise Seucharan, Star Vancouver

The province has increased funding to non-profit dental clinics providing free and low-cost dental care. Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Shane Simpson announced a commitment of $3.6 million in funding over three years, which will be distributed by