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September 11, 2019 News News

Dentsply Sirona Hosts 2019 Ultrasonic Scaling Teaching Institute Program To Support Dental Hygiene Educators

by Dentsply Sirona

In its 11th year, the Ultrasonic Scaling Teaching Institute (USTI) “train the trainer” program continues to support and empower dental hygiene educators in the U.S. and Canada. USTI provides clinical faculty with the latest scientific research and instructional resources specific

September 11, 2019 News News

How A Lion From Saskatoon Ended Up In A Dentist’s Chair

by CBC

It’s hard enough to get some humans to go to the dentist, let alone a lion. But 40 years ago, that’s where George, a lion who lived at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm & Zoo, needed to go. “Several weeks ago, he broke

September 10, 2019 News News

Access To Dental Care Set To Be Widened For Hong Kong’s Elderly As Lower Age For Subsidy Scheme Proposed

by South China Morning Post

More elderly residents in Hong Kong could gain access to vital dental care services with the age limit for a government subsidy scheme set to be lowered even further in the coming months. An additional 24,600 senior citizens benefited from

September 10, 2019 News News

Israeli Court Fines Dental Clinic That Rejected Applicant For Wearing Hijab

by Haaretz - Israel News

A dental clinic in Netanya that wouldn’t hire a dentist because she wears a hijab (Muslim head covering) will have to pay her 40,000 shekels ($11,373) in compensation, the Tel Aviv Regional Labor Court said Sunday in a precedent-setting ruling.

September 10, 2019 News News

Longmont Dental Practice To Hold Auction For Child Battling Cancer

by Daily Camera

When someone is affected by a serious disease, it’s only natural for family to spring to their aid. But Maira Arellano, a dental hygienist at Longmont Dental Loft had more than just her relatives supporting her after her 2-year-old son

September 9, 2019 News News

2020 Aruba Dental Conference Announced

by Clinical Research Dental Supplies & Services, Inc.

Escape to Aruba for the 6th Annual Aruba Dental Conference, presented by Clinician’s Choice and Clinical Research Dental! Attracting renowned lecturers and dental experts from all over North America, this year’s conference promises three days of unforgettable, practice-enhancing enlightenment at

September 9, 2019 News News

Mark Wahlberg Shares Passion For Curbing Opioid Abuse

by ADA

Oscar-nominated actor and producer Mark Wahlberg has suffered the loss of friends from the opioid crisis. “I’ve known people who you’d never think would ever be interested in any kind of drug use but had an accident or surgery and

September 9, 2019 News News

Henry Schein’s Steven W. Kess Receives Honorary Membership From The American Dental Association

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that Steven W. Kess, Vice President of Global Professional Relations at Henry Schein, has been named an American Dental Association (ADA) honorary member for his dedication to improving oral health and access to

September 9, 2019 News News

FDA Seeks Pulmonary And Dental Sleep Experts For Medical Devices Advisory Committee Panels

by Sleep Review

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a notice requesting nominations for voting members to serve on the Medical Devices Advisory Committee (MDAC) device panels, which reviews data on the safety and effectiveness of marketed and investigational devices and makes recommendations

September 9, 2019 News News

FDI World Dental Federation And Smile Train Launch Project To Improve Oral Health Of Children With Clefts

by FDI World Dental Federation

Oral health non-profits FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) and Smile Train are joining forces with support from GSK Consumer Healthcare to launch a two-year project to improve oral health guidance and on-going care for children with clefts. Together, FDI and

September 8, 2019 News News

Henry Schein’s 22nd Annual ‘Back To School’ Program Helps Thousands Of Students Around The World Return To The Classroom

by Henry Schein

To help students in need around the world return to school with confidence, Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) recently held its 22nd annual “Back to School” program. This year, the Company provided nearly 5,000 children with backpacks and school supplies

September 8, 2019 News News

8 In 10 Children In India Suffer From Oral Health Problems: Study

by Express Healthcare News

A new national study by KANTAR IMRB for Colgate-Palmolive (India) revealed that at least 8 out of ten children in India suffer from oral health issues, underscoring the need for immediate action. Some of the major oral health problems found

September 7, 2019 News News

DIAC Announces The Future Of Digital Dentistry With Health Canada Digital Health Division

by DIAC

The DIAC Board of Directors would like to invite you to our upcoming fall event.  We are fortunate to have guest speakers from industry, Health Canada Digital Health Division and academia speaking on current digital practices, regulatory oversight and changes

September 7, 2019 News NewsOral Health

New FDI World Dental Federation Care Pathway Promotes Dentist-Patient Collaboration To Manage Partial Tooth Loss

by FDI World Dental Federation

Today during the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in San Francisco, USA, FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) released its latest resources on the treatment and care of patients with partial tooth loss. Rather than losing all their teeth as they

September 6, 2019 News News

The Boxing Dentist: A Fighter Who Breaks And Remakes Teeth For A Living

by The Guardian

Boxer and dental surgeon Dr Arthif Daniel occupies two parallel professional environments: the calm clinical atmosphere of his surgeries in Runcorn and Manchester during the week and the frenetic and brutal world of boxing across Europe at the weekends. There are times

September 6, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Canada’s Homeless People Need Better Access To Dental Care

by Cynthia Griffith

As the connection between oral health and overall physical health becomes continually more evident, more doctors recognize the need for dental care and coverage. However, there is one part of the Canadian population that lacks access to basic dental hygiene.

September 6, 2019 News News

Sonendo® To Present At Baird 2019 Global Healthcare Conference

by Sonendo

Sonendo®, Inc., the developer of  the GentleWave® System, a breakthrough technology for the dental marketplace, today announced that President and CEO, Bjarne Bergheim, will present at the Baird 2019 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, Sept 5, 2019, 11:25 a.m. EDT.

September 6, 2019 News News

Henry Schein To Participate In The ADA FDI World Dental Congress Presented By The American Dental Association And FDI World Dental Federation

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced its lineup of new solutions and events to be featured during the ADA FDI World Dental Congress, presented by the American Dental Association (ADA) and FDI World Dental Federation, from September 5 to

September 5, 2019 News News

Scientists Regrow Tooth Enamel In Key Discovery That Could Mark End Of Fillings

by Independent

Scientists have discovered a way to grow back tooth enamel, a development that could spell the end of fillings as a method to repair cavities. A team of researchers of China’s Zhejiang University were able to create a gel that makes tooth enamel

September 5, 2019 News News

Biotech Startup Guides UB Discoveries To Market For Dental Patients

by University of Buffalo

Praveen Arany and Daniel Chan would have never guessed that a friendship forged over badminton would lead to the formation of an emerging biotechnology startup. The pair, who coached together for nearly five years at Rally Niagara Badminton Club in