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September 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

WesternU College of Dental Medicine Receives Federal Grant to Increase Faculty Diversity

by Western University

Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine (CDM) received nearly $1 million in federal funding to increase diversity in the dental workforce and provide equitable oral health care in rural and underserved areas.  CDM was awarded a HRSA

September 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Will Not Be Asking for Proof of Vaccination

by CTV News

An orthodontist in Timmins and past president of the Ontario Dental Association says dental care is considered health care, which means dentists will treat anyone in the province regardless of vaccination status. “We also recognize, you know, groups of people

September 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Announces New Sustainability Strategy. Beyond. Taking Action for a Brighter World.

by Dentsply Sirona

As a global leader in oral health, Dentsply Sirona is committed to drive change towards sustainable dentistry. Demonstrating this commitment, Dentsply Sirona announces sustainability goals, publishes its inaugural sustainability report and new dedicated hub on its website, outlining its strategy

September 22, 2021 News EndodonticsNews

Foundation for Endodontics Announces Brasseler U.S.A. Funding for 2022 Resident Research Grants

by Foundation for Endodontics

The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontics, announced Brasseler U.S.A. Dental, LLC, has pledged $75,000 for one year of Resident Research Grants for 2022. Under this grant, $500 is available to every endodontic resident

September 22, 2021 News News

Henry Schein’s 24th Annual ‘Back to School’ Program Helps Children in Need Return to the Classroom

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Team Schein Provides Backpacks, School Supplies, and More to Support Back-to-School Needs Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is helping children around the world return to the classroom through its 24th annual “Back to School” program. This year, Team Schein Members

September 22, 2021 News Dental ProductDental TechnologyDentistryNews

Align Technology to Showcase its Digital Portfolio at the International Dental Show 2021 in Cologne

by Align Technology, Inc.

Align reinforces its commitment to comprehensive dentistry by showcasing the Align Digital Platform, including recent innovations, in a multi-media exhibition space of hybrid in-person and virtual experiences Align Technology, Inc. (“Align”) (Nasdaq: ALGN) a leading global medical device company that

September 22, 2021 News DentistryNews

Canadian Dental Association Calling for Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers

by Canadian Dental Association

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA), the national voice for dentists across Canada, is calling on the immediate action of the provincial and territorial governments to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for health care workers, including oral health care professionals. Oral health care

September 20, 2021 News NewsOral Health

The QS World University Rankings of Best Dental Schools

by QS Quacquarelli Symonds

The QS World University Rankings by Subject are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. The 2021 Dentistry ranking is now available to view. Of the Canadian universities, UBC Vancouver Campus appears ranked at #36 and U of

September 20, 2021 News Dental ProductDental TechnologyNews

CEREC MTL Zirconia: Great Strength, Fine Esthetics, and Effortless Processing

by Dentsply Sirona

Fast, accurate, and esthetic: this is how digital dentistry can be described in just one visit. And it is becoming increasingly popular. Dentsply Sirona is excited to announce our latest step in helping dentists achieve their digital dentistry clinical and

September 20, 2021 News DentistryMental HealthNews

Mental Health and Dentistry: Preparing for the One in Five

by Rachel Boutet, University of Toronto

As fourth-year DDS students enter their final year on campus, they will be heading to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to complete a clinical rotation. While third-year DDS students are given the option to do a one-week

September 17, 2021 News Dental conventionsNews

Can’t Make it to Las Vegas? Then Join DS World 2021 Through Our Virtual Platform!

by Dentsply Sirona

Not everything that happens in Vegas has to stay in Vegas: Interested in accessing over 150 hours of world-class clinical education courses across 13 different educational tracks at Dentsply Sirona World but can’t make it to the event? Then let

September 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Art Work for Dental Work: This Vancouver Dentist Has Traded His Services for 25 Years

by CBC

Curator Patrik Andersson is days away from opening a new exhibition at Griffin Art Projects in North Vancouver. The show will ultimately gather at least 100 works, with most representing a who’s who of the established local art scene. They’re all very

September 17, 2021 News NewsOral Health

FDI and 65 Organizations Join Forces to Respond to WHO’s Draft Strategy on Oral Health

by FDI World Dental Federation

In response to the public consultation for the World Health Organization’s (WHO) draft Global strategy on tackling oral diseases, FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) joined forces with 65 organizations to submit a joint response. The current strategy’s vision fully aligns with FDI’s Vision 2030, and

September 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Offering Membership Plans for the Uninsured

by NBC News

Nevada dentist David White has seen diseased and rotted teeth in the mouths of patients who routinely put off checkups and avoided minor procedures such as fillings. While dental phobia is a factor, White said, the overriding reason people avoid

September 16, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Cetacaine Non-Injectable Topical Anesthetic is Available Through Oral Science

by Oral Science

Cetacaine is a non-injectable liquid topical anesthetic that will allow you to treat your patients with a profound, long-lasting and cost-effective anesthesia. Mechanism of Action The combination of benzocaine (short duration for a quick onset in 30 seconds), tetracaine hydrochloride (slow

September 16, 2021 News DentistryNews

Fourth-Year Texas Dental Students Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by LaDawn Brock, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry

The federal government’s 2021 expansion of individuals qualified to deliver COVID-19 vaccines led Texas A&M University College of Dentistry to equip dental students to join the fight against the pandemic. “The idea started in January when dentists were still not authorized to

September 15, 2021 News News

Henry Schein Announces New Distribution Leadership Structure to Enhance Customer Experience and Drive Operational Performance

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, announced today a new organizational structure to accelerate the Company’s strategic goals of enhancing customer experience and operational performance. The new

September 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dental Resident Draws on Military Background to Treat Complex Cases

by University of Toronto

As a dentist in the Canadian Armed Forces, Jesse Barker had to think on his feet – a skill that’s coming in handy during graduate dental training in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry. “The skills you learn in military basic

September 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Three USask Researchers Become Fellows in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

by University of Saskatchewan

“We congratulate these exceptional scholars, who exemplify USask’s strength and diversity in health research,” said USask Vice-President Research Baljit Singh. “Their leadership unlocks the creativity, innovation and community potential of interdisciplinary exploration.” The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) is one of three national

September 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Names Graham Stanley Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategic Financial Project Officer

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, today announced that it has appointed Graham Stanley as Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategic Financial Project Officer. In this