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July 2, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Covid-19 Isn’t Keeping Americans from the Dentist, DentalPlans.com Survey Reveals

by DentalPlans.com

Nearly 90% of respondents to a new survey by DentalPlans.com, a leading online marketplace for dental savings plans, said they will go to the dentist despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, as long as safety precautions are in place. Of those

June 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

UB Dental Students 3D Print Free Face Shields For Local Dentists

by The University at Buffalo

A team of University at Buffalo dental students are using 3D printers to supply UB and Western New York dentists with much-needed protective equipment as local practices return to providing oral health care. The students, working under the guidance of

June 24, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NYU Dentistry Awarded $2 Million to Train Dentists to Treat People with Disabilities

by New York University

NYU College of Dentistry’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry has received a nearly $2 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to train dentists and other health professionals to provide oral health care to people with disabilities and

June 18, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Pokemon Smile Will Make Kids Brush Their Teeth

by GameSpot

A new mobile app is joining the family of Pokemon spin-offs on phones, and like the previously announced Pokemon Sleep, this one is aimed at improving your lifestyle. Pokemon Smile, which is now available on Android and iOS, is an

June 17, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Dentist Can Take Lead Action in Responding to Vaping Spike

by ADA News

It can start with a simple, straightforward question: Do you vape or use e-cigarettes? In an effort to help patients improve their oral and overall health, dentists should proactively broach the topic of vaping, according to Dr. Andrew Welles, a

June 11, 2020 News NewsOral Health

U of T Researchers to Study Impact of Cannabis on Indigenous Oral Health

by University of Toronto

A multidisciplinary team from the University of Toronto, with experts from the Faculty of Dentistry and the Waakebiness-​Bryce Institute for Indigenous Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health has been awarded a five year, $1.5-million grant from the

June 9, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Celebrating the Next Generation of Dental Professionals: Dentsply Sirona and the AADR Honor Talented Students with the 2020 SCADA Awards

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) congratulate the winners of the 2020 Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application Awards (SCADA) program. Due to the global outbreak of COVID-19, the traditional competition and awards

June 8, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UB Spinoff OptiMed Technology Awarded Grant to Advance Medicinal Toothpaste

by The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine and university spinoff OptiMed Technology were awarded a $50,000 manufacturing grant from the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund to accelerate the development of their products to the market. OptiMed Technology utilizes nanotechnology to

June 5, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Now Available – The New Normal: Practice Playbook!

by Transitions Group

The New Normal Practice Playbook will help prepare you for moving into the next phases of dentistry during the COVID-19 pandemic. The playbook includes the considerations, office policies and programs for effective occupational health and safety used to educate the dental

June 4, 2020 News NewsOral Health

NYU’s “Decade of Smiles” Program

by Henry Schein Inc.

NYU’s “Decade of Smiles” Program is celebrating the 10 year anniversary of the NYU-Henry Schein Global Student Outreach Program (GSO). The GSO program provides oral health care education, emergency dental services, screenings, prevention, sealant application, and restorative treatment to underserved

May 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Camosun’s Dental Program Donates Toothpaste To Those in Need

by Victoria News

Dental health is important for everyone, even during a pandemic. That’s why the dental hygiene program at Camosun College is donating thousands of toothpaste packages to local charities. The program would typically have seen hundreds of community clients at this

May 22, 2020 News News

dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award Recipients Announced

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest and leading network of dental clinics, has announced the winners of its inaugural national scholarship program that supports the next generation of oral healthcare professionals. The dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award, the first of its kind in Canada,

May 20, 2020 News Oral Health

Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Program Alumnae Score in Top 3% on US Exam

by University of Manitoba

Two graduates of the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry’s pediatric dentistry graduate program were awarded the 2019 Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award. Rena Sihra and Tara Kennedy received the honour which goes to those who score in the top three

May 5, 2020 News News

Researchers at U of T Faculty of Dentistry Explore Rapid, Low-Cost COVID-19 Test

by University of Toronto

A simple mouth swab and rinse with testing technology adapted from a common viral detection method – the pap smear – could provide an easy, low cost and rapid diagnostic tool for COVID-19 infections, according to researchers at the University of

April 24, 2020 News DentistryNews

New Dean for Hardvard’s School of Dental Medicine

by The Harvard Gazette

William V. Giannobile, an educator and leader in the field of periodontology and an internationally recognized scholar in oral regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and precision medicine, has been named dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). The appointment

April 23, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Embracing “Friendly” Bacteria for Better Oral Health

by Fanshawe

For several decades, the frontline defense against cavities and other oral health issues has focused on removing bacteria. To date, brushing and regular dental cleanings are viewed as the best tools for maintaining healthy mouths. Yet, joint research by London-based

April 22, 2020 News News

Train Your Way Through COVID-19 Cabin Fever

by Transitions Group

Don’t Let Cabin Fever WIN!! Congratulations, you have made it to week 6 of the COVID-19 shutdown and isolation. At Transitions Group, our COVID-19 Survival support team is listening and has noticed a shift in attitude during isolation. This shift

April 1, 2020 News News

UB Oral Biologists Recognized for Research and Mentorship from AADR and AAID

by The University at Buffalo

Two faculty members in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine were honored for their outstanding efforts in the areas of research, training and mentorship. Frank A. Scannapieco, DMD, PhD, professor and chair of oral biology and associate dean

March 25, 2020 News NewsOral Health

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 as a Dentist in Canada (Updated Regularly)

by Oral Health

Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, Oral Health has compiled a list of all updates pertaining to the dental industry in Canada that have been shared on our website for your convenience. This article will be updated regularly.

March 18, 2020 News News

Dental Schools Take Proactive Steps in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

by ADA News

Classes moving online, practicing social distancing and cancelling of university-sponsored travel and events are among the ways dental schools around the country are responding to the outbreak of the coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. Some are extending their spring breaks