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May 10, 2021 News DentistryNewsSocial media

How Twitter Could Help Improve Dental Education

by The Star

Twitter could be a helpful learning tool in dental education, according to research from Australia. Could social networks offer a means of improving dental education? An analysis of seven studies, published in the Journal Of Dental Education, highlights the advantages of

May 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Guidance: Antigen Point-of-Care Testing


The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has amended the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act, 1990 to allow some healthcare workers, including dentists, to perform Antigen Point-of-Care Testing (Antigen POCT) for COVID-19. Point-of-care testing (POCT or “rapid testing”) uses an approved

May 7, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Cambrian Dental Hygiene Students Raise $3K For Food Banks

by Sudbury.com

A virtual fundraising walk brought real smiles, thanks to Cambrian College’s Dental Hygiene students. Taking their annual Walk for A Smile fundraiser online this year, Cambrian College Dental Hygiene students weren’t letting anything stop them from raising some impressive money

May 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: How Directive #2 Affects Dentistry


The Ministry of Health has now clarified the impact of Directive #2 for Health Care Providers. It confirmed that this version of Directive #2 is intended to stop procedures that could tax intensive care resources (e.g., procedures that carry higher risks of

May 7, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Researchers Suggest Link Between Gum Disease and COVID Deaths

by Toronto Sun

New research suggests that poor oral hygiene can lead to COVID-19 complications. McGill University researchers have found that people with periodontitis were 8.8 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than those without gum disease. Researchers say there are links

May 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Liberals Signal They Won’t Support NDP Dental Care Motion

by iPolitics

The Liberal government indicated on Tuesday that it’s uninterested in supporting an NDP motion calling for the creation of a federal dental care program, and that, instead, it wants a parliamentary committee to study the idea. M-62, the dental care

May 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Thunder Bay Dentist Sanctioned by College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario

by TB News Watch

The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario has suspended a Thunder Bay dentist from practicing for five months after finding him guilty of unprofessional conduct. The decision was handed down Tuesday against Dr. James Mao. He must also pay

May 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

NDP Pushes Feds to Cover Dental Care Costs for Uninsured Canadians

by CBC

Millions of Canadians can’t afford to go to the dentist and the federal health critic wants Ottawa to do something about it. The NDP tabled a private members motion Tuesday in the House of Commons, asking the federal government to establish a dental-care plan for uninsured

May 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

A-dec and KaVo Announce Collaboration

by A-dec & KaVo

Top Global Brands Deliver Excellence Amplified to the Dental Industry Today, A-dec and KaVo, two of the most respected names in the dental industry, are proud to announce a new collaboration to deliver premier products and world-class service to dental

May 5, 2021 News Dental ProductDentistryNews

VisCalor Dispenser: Composite Caps Rapid Warming Dispenser

by VOCO America, Inc.

VOCO introduces the VisCalor Dispenser, a composite capsule rapid warming and application device designed for VOCO’s new groundbreaking 2-in-1 thermo-viscous VisCalor composite line. This sleek, ergonomically designed application device combines several innovations that enable the rapid warming of VisCalor in

May 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Partners with FDI World Dental Federation on Sustainability

by Dentsply Sirona

Sustainability in dentistry is a complex topic that involves many stakeholders and will require action and collaboration across the dental industry. Together with GSK Consumer Healthcare, Colgate and TePe Dentsply Sirona will partner with FDI to develop and publish a

May 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

Sonendo® & TDO® Software Sponsor AAE “Save Your Tooth Month”

by Sonendo and TDO

Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced their renewed sponsorship of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) Save Your Tooth Month. This year Sonendo is partnering with affiliate company TDO Software, Inc.,

May 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

Restoring Smiles with Nanomaterials: U.S. Based Chemist Sumita Mitra Named European Inventor Award 2021 Finalist

by European Inventor Award

Mitra nominated for European Patent Office (EPO) innovation prize for her pioneering use of nanotechnology in dentistry; invention has been used in more than one billion tooth restorations worldwide The European Patent Office (EPO) announces that U.S.-based Chemist Sumita Mitra has been

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

ClearDent and Social Ordeals Announce An Exclusive Canadian Dental Partnership.

by ClearDent

ClearDent announced a new partnership with Social Ordeals to further support dental practices in their recovery and growth aspirations. “Connecting with Social Ordeals’ advanced digital marketing solutions was an easy decision in our quest to further support Canadian dentists,” says

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Profluorid® Varnish – New Pina Colada Flavor

by VOCO America, Inc.

Light and great-tasting white transparent 5% Sodium Fluoride Varnish Profluorid® Varnish has been a success story since its introduction to the US market in 2009. With its low film thickness, subtle, great-tasting flavors and smooth feel, Profluorid Varnish quickly gained

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

FDI World Dental Federation Sustainability in Dentistry Initiative Unites Eco-Conscious Dental Industry Partners Around a Common Aim

by FDI World Dental Federation

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI)  launched a new initiative, with commitments from four founding industry partners – Colgate, Dentsply-Sirona, GSK Consumer Healthcare, and TePe – to lead the charge on sustainability in dentistry. Over the next two years FDI will

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Lobby to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by CBC

As Ottawa residents flood online registration sites and pharmacy phone lines to gain access to COVID-19 vaccinations, some local dentists are wondering why their offers to join the effort have been ignored. Dr. Neena Sidhu said it’s hard to watch hospitals be

May 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Files Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. (“dentalcorp” or the “Company”) announced that it has filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, and obtained a receipt for, a preliminary base PREP prospectus (the “Preliminary Prospectus”) for

May 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Forensic Dentist Mary Bush Honored by American Academy of Forensic Sciences

by The University at Buffalo

University at Buffalo forensic dentist Mary Bush has received the 2021 Reidar F. Sognnaes Award of Excellence in Forensic Odontology from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS). She is the first woman to receive the honor. The annual award

May 3, 2021 News NewsOral Health

AAE Declares May ‘Save Your Tooth Month’

by American Association of Endodontists

The AAE announced it has dedicated the entire month of May to saving teeth. Save Your Tooth Month, sponsored by Sonendo, Inc. and TDO Software, is a national annual initiative designed to showcase the benefits of root canal treatment from