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August 8, 2022 News Dental StudentsNews

Dental Students Brush Up On Their Drama Skills to Teach the Importance of ‘Teeth for Life’

by Charles Stunt University

“Dancing against decay,” that’s the latest approach students at the Charles Sturt School of Dentistry and Medical Sciences are taking to help educate pre-school and primary school children on the importance of caring for their ‘teeth for life’. The students have

July 21, 2022 News DentistryNews

First Woman to Lead U of T’s Faculty Of Dentistry: Alum Laura Tam Appointed Interim Dean

by Rachel Boutet, U of T

The Faculty of Dentistry has appointed a new interim dean who is an experienced educator, researcher and dentist. Professor Laura Tam (DDS 1985, MSc 1993), who is the first woman to be appointed to the decanal position at this Faculty, took

July 19, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

Dentistry Students Showcase World-class Excellence in Dentsply Sirona Global Clinical Case Contest 2021-2022

by Dentsply Sirona

The annual Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC) by Dentsply Sirona recently awarded today’s most outstanding students for their achievements in clinical aesthetic treatments. For the third year in a row the final round took place virtually, as an international jury

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 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 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 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

May 26, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dugoni School of Dentistry Launches Center for Innovation and Translation to Expand Clinical Research Partnerships

by Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, University of the Pacific

University of the Pacific’s Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has launched the Center for Innovation and Translation to drive new clinical research partnerships supporting the oral and overall health of people in the United States and beyond. The school

May 25, 2022 News NewsOral Health

In a Bid to Improve Accuracy, U of T Students Give Wikipedia’s Dental and Oral Health Content a Checkup

by University of Toronto

Many students use Wikipedia as a source of information multiple times a week, if not every day. But what happens when that information lacks accuracy and proper citations? It’s a problem the Wikipedia Collaboration of Dental Schools (WCODS) aims to address in

May 24, 2022 News News

Aspiring Dentist from Danville First Aims for Football Career in Canada

by Cardinal News

Malik Clements came off the football field after almost four hours of practicing on an unseasonably cold, windy and rainy Canadian spring day and he was smiling. And what a smile it was – toothpaste commercial-caliber the linebacker didn’t get

May 18, 2022 News DentistryNews

Government of Canada Supports Indigenous Dental Therapy Program Launching at University of Saskatchewan

by Government of Canada

The University of Saskatchewan’s College of Dentistry, together with the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority (NITHA), Northlands College and Saskatchewan Polytechnic, are collaborating to establish the first and only accredited Indigenous dental therapy degree program of its kind in Canada. This

May 18, 2022 News DentistryNews

USask Collaboration Establishes First Dental Therapy Degree Program in Canada

by University of Saskatchewan

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) has given its support for a new national dental therapy educational program and approved $2.1 million in funding to establish the program, which will be run collaboratively through a partnership between the Northern Inter-Tribal Health Authority

May 16, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Dental Student Leadership Institute Selects Inaugural Class

by NYU

New Program Aims to Develop Future Leaders for the Profession Recognizing that dentistry and oral health face challenges and opportunities that will require exceptional leadership as we move forward in the 21st century, New York University College of Dentistry (NYU

May 10, 2022 News DentistryNews

Welcome Hall Mission, McGill to Expand Dental Services for Most Vulnerable

by Global News

A Montreal community dental clinic providing care for lower-income patients is about to be expanded. The Jim Lund dental clinic, named after a former dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences, will be doubled in size and

May 3, 2022 News NewsOral HealthResearch

Multidisciplinary Research Takes Centre Stage

by Schulich Medicine and Dentistry

Schulich Dentistry Research Day attracted more than 300 participants from across Canada and featured 22 student oral presentations in a range of research areas. For Dr. Noha Gomaa, Assistant Professor and Associate Director for Dentistry Research, it was the diversity

April 27, 2022 News News

The Future Shines Bright: Dentsply Sirona and the AADOCR Honor Inspiring Student Researchers with the 2022 SCADA Awards

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona and the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) congratulate the recent winners of the 2022 Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application Awards (SCADA) program. Dental students participated in the virtual competition and

April 19, 2022 News Dental StudentsNews

Dalhousie University 2022 Impact Award Winner Heba Al‑Ameri

by Dalhousie University

Heba Al-Ameri says that it is “just wonderful” to win the Impact Award for the Faculty of Dentistry this year. “My mom was really happy, too.” Heba’s mother also had an impact on her choice of profession.  “I’ve always been

April 14, 2022 News News

U of T Faculty Hockey Team Wins Battle of Ontario Over Western

by Rachel Boutet, U of T

The U of T Dental Hockey Club are the winners of the 2022 Ontario Dental Cup, defeating Western’s Mighty Dents with a score of 4-1 on their home ice. This is the fourth year in a row the Faculty of

April 13, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

maxill Announces ‘maxill Student IPAC Champion Award’ for Dental Hygiene Students and 2021 Recipient

by maxill inc

Investing in Education | Investing in the Future of Dentistry: maxill inc is excited to announce the new maxill Student IPAC Champion Award. This new award will recognize future leaders in dentistry and reward their growth and understanding of infection

April 7, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

Walk for a Smile: Cambrian Dental Hygiene Students Take a Hike for a Good Cause

by Sudbury.com

Cambrian dental hygiene students are getting ready to do their 19th annual charity walk to improve oral health awareness and outcomes. “Walk for A Smile” is an annual event at Cambrian College where dental hygiene students log the kilometres they