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September 23, 2019 News News

Ice Hockey-Gamble Defers Dental School To Fight For Women’s Hockey

by National Post

Anissa Gamble is not a household name in ice hockey but is so passionate about forming a sustainable professional women’s league that she put dental school on hold in a bid to pave the way for the next generation of

September 23, 2019 News News

Dr. Pam Maragliano-Muniz Joins Cellerant Consulting Group As A Chief Development Officer

by Cellerant Consulting Group

Cellerant Consulting Group is excited to announce that Dr. Pam Maragliano-Muniz has joined the company as the newest member of its respected Chief Development Officer (CDO) team.  Earlier this year Dr. Maragliano-Muniz became a member of the Cellerant Best of

September 23, 2019 News News

Health Reports: Change In Total Sugars Consumption Among Canadian Children And Adults

by Statistics Canada

A new study released today in Health Reports is the first to look at the long-term trend in total sugars consumption using the most recent data from the Canadian Community Health Survey—Nutrition 2015. Overall, total sugars consumption—which includes free and naturally-occurring sugars—decreased for

September 23, 2019 News News

New Medication Advances Treatment For Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyps

by Harvard Health Publishing

Chronic rhinosinusitis is a long-lasting medical condition, usually caused by infection or exposure to irritants, such as allergies, that affects one in seven American adults. Symptoms include nasal obstruction, nasal congestion, nasal drainage, loss of smell and taste, and facial

September 22, 2019 News News

Newly-Patented UConn Technology Alleviates Issues With Dental Implant Bridges

by University of Connecticut

New technology to improve dental implant bridges invented by Dr. Avinash Bidra, associate professor at the UConn School of Dental Medicine, recently received a patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. “As a prosthodontist, this is an exciting

September 21, 2019 News News

Tooth Decay: Parents Are ‘Putting Fizzy Drinks’ In Baby Bottles

by BBC News

Some parents are putting fizzy drinks and sugary milkshakes in babies’ bottles, leading to rotting teeth, a dentist has warned. Last year 21,825 tooth extractions were performed on children, 8% lower than 2014. The Welsh Government said an education scheme

September 20, 2019 News News

Darby Dental Supply To Donate To Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts In The Bahamas

by Darby Dental Supply, LLC

Darby Dental Supply, one of the nation’s largest dental distributors, will donate thousands of supplies to support disaster relief efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian. The powerful hurricane ravaged the Bahamas in late August, leaving a rising death toll

September 20, 2019 News News

State Health Officials Investigating Vancouver Woman’s Death After Root Canal

by The Columbian

The Washington State Department of Health is investigating a report of the death of a Vancouver woman that occurred after she received treatment at Wright & Beatty Endodontics in Vancouver. On Sept. 3, Cynthia Pheil, 64, received a root canal

September 20, 2019 News News

HRSA Designates $85 Million To Expanding Oral Health Services In Health Centers

by ADA News

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration announced Sept. 18 an $85-million effort to expand oral health services at 298 health centers. The investments, which the agency called “first of their kind,” will focus

September 20, 2019 News News

Three Dental School Faculty Members Awarded Grant To Pay Off Their Educational Loans

by University of Southern California

Three Ostrow faculty members are sleeping a little easier now, thanks to an HRSA grant that pays off their student loans over five years. The awardees — Sanaz “Sunny” Fereshteh DDS ’09; Mohammad “Mehdi” Mohammadi DDS ’12, MS ’18; and

September 19, 2019 News News

ImPACT Applications And HeadCheck Health Team Up To Advance Concussion Screening, Assessment, And Management In The US And Canada

by ImPACT Applications

New agreement will make ImPACT Applications’ FDA approved concussion testing available to medical professionals and associated organizations through HeadCheck ImPACT Applications, a world leader in concussion management software, and HeadCheck Health, Inc., a mobile App and web-based technology company specializing

September 19, 2019 News News

Henry Schein’s Practice Pink Program Supports The Global Fight Against Cancer

by Henry Schein

Now In Its 13th Year, Practice Pink Has Raised More Than $1.6M for Cancer Research, Prevention, and Awareness Efforts Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it will again support nonprofit organizations dedicated to the fight against cancer through

September 19, 2019 News News

In Effort To Curb Opioid Crisis, Oral Surgeons Find Other Methods To Treat Pain

by 13Wham

Dr. John Vorassi, an oral surgeon with the Eastman Institute of Oral Health, says he and his doctors are now trying to prescribe fewer opioids to patients. Vorassi describes the shift in treating post-oral surgery pain in the last five

September 19, 2019 News News

NDP Pledges Free Dental Care For Households Making Under $70K

by Mississauga.com

Jagmeet Singh says an NDP government would extend full public dental coverage to households making less than $70,000 a year. Speaking at a clinic that trains dental hygienists at a college in Sudbury, Ont., Singh says it would be a

September 18, 2019 News News

NEW RapidHeat Pro11 Sterilizer Uses NO Water Or Steam

by CPAC Equipment, Inc.

The RapidHeat™ Pro11 High-Capacity Tabletop Sterilizer offers fast and easy sterilization. Using FDA Cleared RapidHeat technology, the RH-Pro11 provides a complete 12 Log Kill cycle from start to finish in 12 minutes for unwrapped instruments and less than 20 minutes

September 18, 2019 News News

Hong Kong Preschoolers Still Have Bad Teeth: Study Urges Government Action And Parent Awareness

by South China Morning Post

The lack of progress in tackling tooth decay among preschool children in Hong Kong has raised concerns about government policy and public awareness of dental services for the young, a study has found. The article, published in the May edition

September 18, 2019 News News

Lack Of Toothbrushing For Seniors In Nursing Homes Is A Serious Health Risk

by The Conversation

Elderly people in nursing homes often go without a good toothbrushing. While it might be icky to imagine the horrible way that feels to the oldsters, there are consequences worse than grossness. The mouth and other parts of the oral

September 18, 2019 News News

AHS Issues Health Advisory After Two Dental Clinics Flagged For Improper Sterilization

by Calgary Herald

Two Calgary dental offices have been flagged for improper sterilization practices that didn’t meet provincial standards. Alberta Health Services issued a health advisory Monday “out of an abundance of caution,” it said. Those who received dental services at these clinics

September 17, 2019 News News

200 Days, 100 Countries: Primescan Users Experience Digital Impressions In A Completely New Way

by Dentsply Sirona

It is standard practice to review feedback after a product has first been launched: Primescan, Dentsply Sirona’s new intraoral scanner, was introduced about 200 days ago. It provides dentists in more than 100 countries with a completely new experience of

September 17, 2019 News News

China Launches Dental Examinations For Giant Pandas

by XINHUANET

A giant panda research base in Chengdu, capital of southwest China’s Sichuan Province, said Monday that they had carried out a series of dental examinations for giant pandas, in an effort to ensure the animals’ oral health. The examinations were