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February 20, 2019 News News

DentalVibe Tier Pricing Delivers Pain-Free Injections for Low Cost

by DentalVibe

BING Innovations, makers of the revolutionary DentalVibe® Injection Comfort System, are proud to announce an all-new, tiered pricing structure for their DentalVibe products. Under the new price plan, completely pain-free dental injections are now more affordable than ever. Dentists can

February 19, 2019 News News

Henry Schein’s National Sales Conference Scores Big

by Oral Health

The Oral Health Group team attended Henry Schein’s 2019 National Sales Conference in February and were happy to attend in support of Henry Schein and our new Practice Management Expert, Dr. James Yacyshyn. Dr. Yacyshyn shared his expertise at the

February 19, 2019 News News

Virginia Beach Dentists Suspended for Alleged Drug Activity in Exchange for Dental Work

by Rachael Cardin, WTKR

Two Virginia Beach dentists have been forced to close up shop after the VA Board of Dentistry suspended their license to legally do dental work. According to the summary of suspension, made public on the board of dentistry website, Dr.

February 19, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

DMG’s New Precision Placement Delivery System for Dental Materials Enhances Dental Workflow

by DMG America

DMG, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of restorative materials and preventive products, has introduced a precision placement delivery system for a wide range of dental materials. The new Composite Dispenser is particularly effective with DMG’s Ecosite Bulk Fill composite.

February 14, 2019 News News

Oral Science Introduces a New Delivery System for Advantage Arrest

by Oral Science

Oral Science is proud to introduce an additional delivery system for Advantage Arrest, a successful product that has already been introduced in thousands of dental offices. Advantage Arrest contains 38% Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) to arrest the progress of an already formed

February 14, 2019 News News

Employee Killed in Dental Office Shooting, Gunman Shot by Bystander

by Travis Dorman, Knoxville News Sentinel

A man walked into an Upper East Tennessee dental office and fatally shot his wife on Wednesday morning before he was shot and detained by a bystander who was legally carrying a handgun, authorities said. “A concealed carry permit holder saw the threat,

February 14, 2019 News News

Building Contaminated After Massachusetts Man Melts Dental Fillings: Officials

by John Hadden, Global News

Fire officials say a Massachusetts apartment building has been deemed uninhabitable after a man mistook dental fillings for silver, melted them and caused mercury poisoning. Fall River District Fire Chief Michael Clark said the 51-year-old resident melted the fillings Jan. 25 and went

February 14, 2019 News News

Ontario Dental Patients Told to Get Tested for HIV, Hepatitis

by CBC News

Patients who’ve attended a Kingston, Ont., dental clinic since 2010 are being urged to get tested for certain infectious diseases after the local health agency discovered the clinic’s tools were improperly cleaned and sterilized. The investigation into the Dr. Ken Luco Dental Clinic began after Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public

February 13, 2019 News News

STERILOG™ Corp. Announce Partnership with PATTERSON DENTAL Canada

by Patterson Dental Canada

PATTERSON DENTAL/DENTAIRE Canada is featuring STERILOG™ as part of its commitment to enhancing dental office environments and client satisfaction with value added innovations and products. STERILOG™ is an innovative, touch screen based kiosk system that increases staff efficiency, reduces time

February 13, 2019 News News

NYU College of Dentistry Opens Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities

by New York University

Individuals with physical, cognitive, and developmental disabilities now have a dedicated treatment center in New York City for dental care: NYU College of Dentistry’s Oral Health Center for People with Disabilities. The 8,000-square-foot center, located in the NYU College of Dentistry’s

February 12, 2019 News News

Nobel Biocare Global Symposium in Madrid to Open New Chapter in Implant Dentistry

by Nobel Biocare

A new and revolutionary chapter for implant dentistry will open this summer in Madrid. At the upcoming Global Symposium, the first of three international events hosted by Nobel Biocare, outstanding developments in the field of implant design and site preparation

February 11, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

New Intraoral Scanner from Dentsply Sirona: Primescan Perfects Digital Impressions

by Dentsply Sirona

What was considered an absolute sensation more than 30 years ago is almost taken for granted today. In terms of quality, digital intraoral impressions are in no way inferior to conventional methods[1], and therefore, are becoming a reliable alternative for

February 11, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

GC America Inc. Introduces Additional GC Initial® LiSi Press LT Shades

by GC America Inc.

GC America Inc. introduces brand new shades for GC Initial® LiSi Press LT.  A revolutionary new pressable ceramic, it combines unparalleled strength and amazing aesthetics. GC Initial® LiSi Press is suitable for ultra-thin veneers as well as single tooth restorations

February 11, 2019 News News

Scientists to Test Light Therapy as Relief from Painful Side Effect of Cancer Treatment

by The University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo researchers have received part of a $1.5 million grant to investigate light therapy as a replacement for prescription opioids in treating oral mucositis, painful ulcers and swelling in the mouth that result from chemotherapy and radiation treatment

February 11, 2019 News News

Long Island Dental Assistant Nabbed for Allegedly Stealing Jewelry From Patients

by NBC New York

A dental assistant was arrested for allegedly stealing jewelry from patients after they were administered laughing gas at an office in Rocky Point, Suffolk County police announced Friday. Arieta Gouvakis, 38, was arrested in her Manorville home around 12:30 a.m.

February 8, 2019 News Dental ProductNews

Microcopy’s New 330 Squared Carbide Bur: The New Definition of Strength

by Microcopy

At this year’s Chicago Midwinter meeting, Microcopy, a leader in the design and development of innovative products for the dental industry, announces the release of its new NeoBurr 3302 blended neck® carbide. This new blended neck carbide follows suit with

February 8, 2019 News News

B.C. Woman Says Unneeded Dental Work ‘Dramatically Altered’ Life, Judge Disagrees

by Tracey Holmes, The Columbia Valley Pioneer

A former restaurant worker who alleged work by two dentists – including one who practises in South Surrey – “dramatically altered” her life has had her negligence claim dismissed in B.C. Supreme Court. In the claim, Maria De Sousa alleged

February 5, 2019 News News

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

by Children's Dental Health

Typically the month that celebrates love, history, and heart health, February is also National Children’s Dental Health month, sponsored by the American Dental Association (ADA). At Children’s Dental Health, our dentists and staff are taking this opportunity to share good

February 5, 2019 News News

Fast-Rising DMG Expands Its Support for Canadian Dental Professionals

by DMG Canada

DMG, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of restorative materials and preventive products, announced that it has opened a new office to support its growing customer base in Canada. The office is located at 10 Four Seasons Place in Toronto,

February 5, 2019 News News

License Still Active for Oral Surgeon After Arrest on Sexual Assault Charges

by Chelsea Donovan, WECT News

The North Carolina Dental Board of Examiners says it is looking into charges against 55-year-old Michael Hasson, an oral surgeon charged last week with sexually abusing at least four female patients while they were under anesthesia. Hasson works at Wilmington Oral