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February 20, 2020 News News

dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award Provides Full Tuition and Career Opportunities for Outstanding Students

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest and leading network of dental clinics, announced the creation of a new scholarship program that supports the next generation of oral healthcare professionals. Each year, one graduating student in dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting programs at

February 20, 2020 News News

Mayor to Bring Forward Proposal to Aid Expanded Dentistry Program Coming to P.A. University of Saskatchewan Campus

by Prince Albert Daily Herald

Mayor Greg Dionne says he plans to bring a request to council for specialized parking access to the new downtown University of Saskatchewan campus. Dionne made the announcement after meeting with Dr. Doug Brothwell, the dean at the University of

January 30, 2020 News News

New Role for Longtime Dentistry Professor

by University of Manitoba

Dr. John Perry stood in a hallway in the Dentistry Building where graduating class photos line the walls. He motioned with his hand to show that every student pictured since 1985 he had taught. “The vast majority of dentists and

January 29, 2020 News News

A Dental Office is Offering Pain-Free Dentistry in Vancouver

by CTV News

Nine-year-old Markus Uy and 12-year-old Nicole Kot were anxiously waiting to have cavities filled at Tam Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry in Vancouver.  It wasn’t their first time there but it was the first time they were going to have dental

January 28, 2020 News News

Participate in DIAC’s 24th Annual Future of Dentistry Survey and Enter to Win!

by DIAC

The Dental Industry of Canada (DIAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its 24th Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. This is the primary vehicle for Canadian dental clinicians and specialists to let dental manufacturers, dealers, laboratories and service companies

January 27, 2020 News News

Higher Education: McMaster Partners with Ont. Company to Research Dissolvable Oral Strips

by David Yasvinski, The Growth Op

Rapid Dose Therapeutics (RDT) is going back to school. The Ontario-based company has partnered with McMaster University — and secured a $540,000 grant from the Canadian government — to advance its drug delivery system by developing “novel biopolymer compositions” that

January 21, 2020 News Dental HygieneNews

USC’s Dental Hygiene Program Transforms to Serve a New Generation of Students

by USC News

If you took a look at USC’s dental hygiene program in the fall, you might not have recognized it: It’s gone through a number of noteworthy changes. First off, the class is smaller: 20 students comprise the Class of 2021.

January 20, 2020 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienist Offering Alternative to Traditional Dentist Visit

by My Grande Prairie Now

A Grande Prairie woman is hoping to change the way people look at a traditional visit to the dentist. Dental Hygienist Meg Kreutziger recently opened up the only dental hygiene practice in Grande Prairie called To the Root. “There are

January 12, 2020 News News

U of T Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Save Lives While Training Future Doctors in Ethiopia

by University of Toronto

Inside St. Peter’s Specialized Hospital in Addis Ababa, patients lined the halls with ailments including head and neck tumours, kerosene burns, cleft lips and hyena bites. They were waiting to be assessed by the first group of maxillofacial surgery residents at

January 9, 2020 News News

Halifax Dentist and University Students Among Victims of Iran Plane Crash

by CBC News

A Halifax dentist and graduate students from Dalhousie University and Saint Mary’s University were among those killed when a Ukraine International Airlines plane crashed near Tehran Wednesday morning. Student Masoumeh Ghavi, 30, who many knew as Masi, had been on holiday visiting

January 9, 2020 News News

Western University’s Medical School Names ‘Highly Accomplished Surgeon’ as New Dean

by The London Free Press

New year, new dean. After a 14-month search, surgeon John Yoo is taking the reins of Western’s University’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry later this year, the university announced Monday. “I am excited by the incredible talent and capacity

January 6, 2020 News News

White House to Ban Most Flavored E-Cigarettes

by Web MD

After months of delay, the Trump Administration is expected to announce this week that it will ban mint-, fruit- and dessert-flavored e-cigarette cartridges, while allowing the continued sale of menthol- and tobacco-flavored vapes. The White House originally proposed a ban on

December 31, 2019 News News

Dentsply Sirona Academy Reaches Attendance Milestone

by Dentsply Sirona

The new state-of-the-art dental facility welcomed more than 10,000 guests in its first full year of operation. Dentsply Sirona is proud to announce its Charlotte-based Dentsply Sirona Academy welcomed more than 10,000 guests through its doors in 2019. In its

December 31, 2019 News News

Digital Marketing and Social Media Fundamentals 2020 Update

by University of Toronto

Transform Dentistry Businesses Scale-up your dentistry business with the right digital marketing and social media tools Dental marketing experts Sharky Liu from DentistFind and Adrian Lefler from MySocialPractice will co-host an upcoming educational course on Digital Marketing and Social Media

December 20, 2019 News News

Oral Health’s Top 10 Dental News Stories of 2019

by Oral Health

2019 was another busy year for the Oral Health Group and as the year wraps up, it is a perfect time to reflect. Oral Health underwent a complete redesign, which debuted in the April edition and has since received rave

December 19, 2019 News News

The Greater New York Dental Meeting Thanks You for Making the GNYDM the Largest Dental Event and Healthcare Event in the United States

by Greater New York Dental Meeting

With the results of the 95th Annual Session just in, the Greater New York Dental Meeting again surpassed expectations by registering over 19,000 Dentists as part of the 52,000+ attendees from all 50 states and 156 countries. Attendees and exhibitors

December 16, 2019 News News

Detecting Mouth and Throat Cancer Earlier and Easier With Novel Saliva Test

by SciTech Daily

A novel noninvasive technique may detect human papilloma virus-16, the strain associated with oropharyngeal cancer, in saliva samples, reports The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Unfortunately, cancers that occur in the back of the mouth and upper throat are often not

December 11, 2019 News News

Schulich Dentisty’s Movember Team Raises $3000 For Charity

by Schulich Dentistry

Schulich Dentistry’s Movember team is made up of students and faculty members who wish to raise money for men’s health during the month of November. To join the team, members can either grow a mustache, set a personal fitness goal

December 4, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Saskatchewan’s Dental Hygienist Shortage Exacerbated By Extra Year of Required Training

by CBC News

A chronic shortage of dental hygienists in the province became worse this year after changes were made to the diploma program for students. Instead of two years to get a diploma, the Saskatchewan Dental Hygienists Association now requires students to

December 4, 2019 News News

University of Alberta Dental Students Donate Thousands of Pairs of Socks

by CTV News

Inner city Edmontonians will soon have warmer feet this winter thanks to the University of Alberta Faculty of Dentistry. Students and staff from the school amassed 9,374 pairs of socks destined for the Boyle McCauley Health Centre. “It feels amazing,”