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July 5, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentophobia Haunting Millions of Australian Adults and Leading Them to Put Their Own Children at Unnecessary Risk

by newcom.com.au

For Sally-Anne Blandshard, it was a bad reaction following a standard wisdom teeth removal procedure that sparked her dread towards visiting the dentist. While the procedure happened during her teenage years, Ms Blandshard’s fear, also known as dentophobia, persisted into

July 5, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Kellogg’s Fails in Court Challenge Against UK High-sugar Cereal Rules

by The Guardian

Kellogg’s has failed in a legal challenge against regulations that would ban it from promoting sugar-filled cereals with buy one, get one free (Bogof) offers. The company, whose brands include Corn Flakes, Coco Pops and Frosties, had argued the government’s inclusion of

July 4, 2022 News DentistryNews

Align Technology Announces Collaboration with the European Aligner Society to Elevate Educational Standards in Orthodontic Aligner Therapy

by Align Technology

Align Technology, Inc (Nasdaq: ALGN), a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign® system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners®, and exocad® CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry, will announce a new collaboration with European

July 4, 2022 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: Revised Guidance

by RCDSO

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the RCDSO has focused on ensuring that the public receives safe and appropriate care and that dentists and their staff are able to practice safely. Since the late spring, the course of the COVID-19 pandemic has

July 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Finding a Place for Universal Composites in Esthetic Dentistry

by Tokuyama Dental

Often in dentistry, patients present with concerns that they want solved but are not necessarily easy to address. Esthetic concerns are the most difficult ones for us clinicians to understand as a patient’s idea of esthetic is very subjective and

July 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Perform Aerosol Generating Procedures (AGPs) safely during a pandemic and beyond

by W&H

Infection control in 2021 and beyond The professional handling of aerosols, ensured by adhering to infection prevention procedures, such as wearing the correct PPE and using pre-procedural mouth rinses, HVE and dental dam, allow for the safe delivery of AGPs

June 27, 2022 News DentistryNews

Monitoring Monkeypox Cases in Ontario

by RCDSO

The Ministry of Health Emergency Operations Center has asked the College to distribute this update regarding monkeypox in Ontario. Effective June 16, 2022, the monkeypox virus is designated a Disease of Public Health Significance under the Health Protection and Promotion

June 24, 2022 News Continuing EducationDentistryNews

7th Annual Aruba Conference Announced February 2-4, 2023

by Clinical Research Dental

Clinical Research Dental is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Aruba Dental Conference, February 2-4, 2023, hosted at the Hyatt Regency Aruba Resort Spa and Casino. The Aruba Dental Conference is open to all dental professionals with an interest in

June 24, 2022 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Allied Dental Education Programs Enrollment Sees Declines

by ADA News

Enrollment for dental hygiene and dental assisting programs declined from pre-pandemic levels in 2021-22, and the decline in dental assisting programs started prior to the onset of the pandemic, according to a new report from the ADA Health Policy Institute.

June 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

Taking the Guesswork Out of Dental Care with Artificial Intelligence

by MIT News

“Dentists are doing a great job given all the things they have to deal with,” says Wardah Inam SM ’13, PhD ’16. Inam is the co-founder of Overjet, a company using artificial intelligence to analyze and annotate X-rays for dentists

June 24, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Study Quantifies the Effect of Early Free Sugar Intake on Dental Caries

by International & American Associations for Dental Research

Free sugar consumption was measured in children enrolled in the Barwon Infant Study at age 18-months and 4-years. The exposure, free sugar intake was quantified as continuous and binary variables indicating less than 5% of total energy intake (TEI) at

June 23, 2022 News DentistryNews

Student Research Excellence Lauded at Dentistry Research Day

by UM Today News

Students focusing on infection, workflow and dental implants were recently announced as winners of the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s annual Research Day. The 2022 competition was held in conjunction with the Manitoba Dental Association’s annual convention in April. Fifteen

June 23, 2022 News News

Peterborough Police Help Man Get Dental Care After Charging Him with Mischief

by The Peterborough Examiner

A 51-year-old Peterborough man is facing a mischief charge but now has a dental appointment, say police. Peterborough Police say at approximately 8:45 a.m. on June 21, officers were made aware of a man causing an alleged disturbance in the

June 23, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Awarded $1.5 Million to Prepare Dental Students to Care for Underserved Populations

by NYU College of Dentistry

HRSA Grant Will Support Training for Dental and Dental Hygiene Students to Provide Oral Health Services for People with Disabilities, Expectant Mothers NYU College of Dentistry has received a nearly $1.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration

June 23, 2022 News DentistryNews

European Federation of Periodontology Recognizes Top Innovators

by The European Federation of Periodontology

The European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) has announced the recipients of the first ever EFP Innovation Award for Digital Solutions for Gum Health supported by GSK. The award will be conferred every year to three projects on digital innovations aimed

June 22, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

A Worldwide Survey Demonstrates Guided Biofilm Therapy is the Absolute Favorite Among Patients

by Oral Science

The Guided Biofilm Therapy (GBT) protocol stands for success, quality, motivated practice teams and excellent patient acceptance. A worldwide survey of 76,338 patients has now confirmed the outstanding patient satisfaction and found that 92% of all patients surveyed are enthusiastic about GBT and will recommend the GBT treatment

June 22, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

Among First-year Dental Students, Women See Highest Rate of Enrollment

by ADA

Women made up 56% of first-year dental students in 2021 — the highest rate ever, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute, which studied the latest changes in demographics of first-year dental students in the Commission on Dental Accreditation’s Survey

June 22, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Canadians Not Pleased with Provinces on Health Care: Survey

by CTV News

A majority of Canadians are not pleased with how their provincial governments are handling health care, according to a new survey from the Angus Reid Institute. The non-profit research organization polled more than 5,000 Canadians earlier this month and found that nearly

June 22, 2022 News DentistryNews

New Interim Dean Announced at U of T Faculty of Dentistry

by University of Toronto

An alumna from the class of 8T5 will step in as the Faculty of Dentistry’s first female dean as we prepare to welcome Laura Tam for a one-year term. Dean Daniel Haas 7T9, 8T8 PhD wraps up his decade long

June 21, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Researchers Propose New Strategy for Prevention and Treatment of Dental Caries

by Chinese Academy of Sciences

One of the most common biofilm-related infections is dental caries which affects more than 60% of children and almost all adults around the world. The pathogenic bacteria, Streptococcus mutans (S. mutans), induce cavities based on the formation of extracellular polysaccharides (EPS)