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September 5, 2018 News News

Zephyr Announces MATRx plus™ Now Available for Sale in U.S.

by Zephyr Sleep Technologies Inc.

Zephyr Sleep Technologies Inc. (Zephyr), an innovation leader in bringing new products and technology to the field of dental sleep medicine, is announcing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted a De Novo request for the MATRx plus™

September 4, 2018 News NewsOral cancer

Sunstar Supports Release of Chairside Guide on Prevention and Treatment of Oral Cancer

by Sunstar, PR Newswire

Sunstar is proud to announce the launch of Oral Cancer: Prevention and patient management, an FDI World Dental Federation chairside guide for oral health professionals. The guide is supported by Sunstar and aims to mitigate the effects of oral cancer by

September 4, 2018 News News

Nobel Biocare Provides Cutting Edge Technology to Dentistry

by Dalhousie University Alumni

Dalhousie’s dental community is eagerly awaiting the grand opening of the new dental clinic this September. Thanks to many generous donors, including Nobel Biocare, the new clinic will provide students and faculty with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and improve the

August 30, 2018 News News

Oral Microbiome Therapy May Improve Cirrhosis Symptoms

by Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

In the treatment of severe liver disorders such as cirrhosis the standard of care traditionally has not focused on the patient’s teeth. Yet now, investigators at the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) have just released new study findings that show routine

August 30, 2018 News NewsOral Surgery

Oklahoma Oral Surgeons Help Patients Preserve Stem Cells

by Jessica Bruno, Oklahoma's News

Local oral surgeons are now offering a new, innovative way for patients to preserve their stem cells through their wisdom teeth. Dr. Robert Bryan and Dr. Jeremy Goodson of Oral Surgery Specialists of Oklahoma, near Meridian and Memorial, are offering

August 30, 2018 News News

Poor Oral Hygiene Can Lead To Erectile Dysfunction & Infertility

by Dr. Lewis Ehrlich & The MH Team, Men's Health

If we want to increase the chances of falling pregnant and produce a child that is as healthy as possible, it makes sense that both the male and female are as healthy as can be.  So, this begs the question:

August 30, 2018 News News

Botched Procedure by Woman Accused of Posing as Dentist Allegedly Sent Patient to Hospital

by Alexandria Hein, Fox News

A Georgia woman who was arrested last week stands accused for a second time of operating on patients and performing dental procedures without having a license to practice. Krista Szewczyk, whose work sent at least one patient to the hospital

August 30, 2018 News News

AACD Announces Headlining Educators for 35th Annual AACD Scientific Session

by The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) will present a surge of education to elevate your practice of comprehensive cosmetic dentistry on April 24 – 27, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center, featuring headlining educators Stephen Chu, DMD, CDT

August 29, 2018 News News

Dental Recall Solution Specialist, Recall System Pro, Changes Name to RecallMax™

by RecallMax

Recall System Pro, one of Canada’s leading providers of recall software solutions for the dental industry, has changed its name to RecallMax™, as part of a strategic rebranding effort.  The founder of the cloud-based software technology, Ron Barsotti, President and

August 27, 2018 News News

Carestream Dental’s CS 8100 Family Continues to Surpass Significant Milestones

by Carestream Dental

Carestream Dental’s most popular imaging system has done it again! In less than two years since exceeding the 10,000-units-sold mark, the 20,000th unit of the CS 8100 Family was shipped in July 2018. Within those two years, the compact, award-winning

August 27, 2018 News News

Digital Dentistry Speeds Up Lab’s Productivity with 3D Printers, Intraoral Scanners

by Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan’s latest end-user analysis, Digital Dental Solutions Market, Forecast to 2020, finds that dental practices and dental laboratories have recognized the importance of adopting digital dental solutions in the United States and the EU5 countries (United Kingdom, Spain,

August 27, 2018 News News

Quebec Election: Liberals Pledge Free Dental Care for Teens, Seniors

by René Bruemmer, Montreal Gazette

Liberal leader Philippe Couillard has promised to extend free dental care to children 16 and younger and to low-revenue seniors, continuing the party’s campaign theme of easing the lives of families now that provincial coffers are flush. He made the

August 27, 2018 News News

Red Deer Dentist Wins Partial Victory in War with Alberta Dental College

by Janice Johnston, CBC News

A Red Deer dentist who has fought a public battle with competitors for years has won a partial victory in the courts, but vows to continue the fight. Dr. Michael Zuk has a history of criticizing what he calls “an old

August 24, 2018 News News

Nunavut Dental Health Needs Action: Dentist

by Jane George, Nunatsiq News

When Márta Demoth worked as a dentist in Nunavut, she says she felt more like a firefighter than a dentist. The teeth of many of the roughly 3,000 Nunavut patients she saw between 2014 and 2016 were so bad that

August 24, 2018 News News

Darby Dental Supply Continues South Florida Expansion with New Lease

by Darby Dental Supply

Darby Dental Supply has secured a new 13,845 square foot lease at 600 Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach, positioning the company for continued growth in South Florida. Relocating east from their existing location in Coral Springs, the new expanded footprint

August 24, 2018 News News

Employees of Closed FLOSS Dental Location Say They Haven’t Been Paid

by Phil Prazan, KXAN

Former employees of Dr. Clint Herzog say they haven’t seen a paycheck after the FLOSS Dental on Brodie Lane closed. Latisha Hines says Dr. Clint Herzog owes her money, more than a thousand dollars. The dental assistant used to work at

August 23, 2018 News News

Oral Microbial Activity May Help Identify Autism in Children

by Steven D. Hicks, Healio

Gene expression activity within oral microbial communities may be altered in children with autism spectrum disorder, findings published in Autism Research revealed. These results suggested that changes in the bacteria within a child’s mouth may provide biomarkers for identifying autism. Although prior

August 23, 2018 News News

Preoperative Oral Care May Reduce Complications From Cancer Surgery

by Leah Lawrence, Cancer Network

Undergoing oral care with a dentist prior to major cancer surgery significantly decreased postoperative complications, according to the results of a Japanese retrospective study. Patients who received oral care had lower rates of postoperative pneumonia and all-cause 30-day mortality. “The

August 17, 2018 News News

September is Craniofacial Awareness Month

by AboutFace

Throughout September AboutFace will be marking Craniofacial Awareness Month! Our goal is to create awareness of facial differences and to promote diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. All throughout September we will be sharing stories on our social media and we will be

August 16, 2018 News News

Premier Dental & ADHA Announce Winners of the ‘What Inspires You?’ Video Contest

by Krysten McCumber

In partnership with the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), Premier Dental, a global developer and manufacturer of dental and medical products, announced the winners of the #WhatInspiresYou video contest that launched at ADHA’s Annual Conference in Columbus, Ohio this past