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June 14, 2021 News DentistryNews

Floss Boss: Dental Student Gets $10k to Pursue Invention

by Wavy.com

A dental student at Virginia Commonwealth University has been awarded $10,000 by her school to develop a prototype for her invention to help those wearing braces floss between their teeth. Student Christina Gordon first developed her idea for the Proxy-Flosser

June 1, 2021 News DentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Receives Gift from BioHorizons to Expand Access, Education for Implant Dentistry

by NYU College of Dentistry

Funding and Products Will Support Patient Care and Continuing Education Programs NYU College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has received major funding and in-kind support from BioHorizons Implant Systems, Inc. to make dental implants more accessible for patients in need and

June 1, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

New Fanshawe College Clinic Offers Dental Care to Low-Income Londoners

by The Beacon Herald

A new clinic at Fanshawe College will give low-income Londoners another option for affordable dental care, with a checkup and cleaning going for $40. The Fanshawe clinic, which opened Thursday, is a teaching lab for the school’s dental hygiene and

May 27, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Fanshawe to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Oral Health Clinic

by Fanshawe College

On Thursday, May 27, 2021, Fanshawe College will virtually celebrate the grand opening of its state-of-the-art oral health clinic. The clinic is a learning lab for students in the College’s Dental Hygiene and Dental Assisting programs. Students will provide quality,

May 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dental School Researcher Gets Approval To Begin Clinical Trials For Cancer Therapy

by Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A company founded by Rutgers School of Dental Medicine researcher Scott Kachlany received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to treat cancer patients with a therapy based on Kachlany’s discovery that a protein produced by an oral bacterium can

May 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award 2021 Recipients Announced

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest and leading network of dental clinics, has announced the 2021 winners of its national scholarship program that supports the next generation of oral healthcare professionals. Now in its second year, the dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award awards its

April 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Sask. Dental Students Hope to be Part of COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Plan

by CTV News

The Saskatchewan Dental Students Society (SDSS) says it is “relieved” to finally be a part of the province’s vaccine rollout for frontline workers. SDSS says they reached out to the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and the College of Dental Surgeons

April 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Hunt School of Dental Medicine Announces Inaugural Gift from Southern NM Dental Group

by Hunt School of Dental Medicine

Representatives from dental group presented check following tour of new facilities The excitement and support for the opening of the Hunt School of Dental Medicine has spread throughout the Borderland region. On March 18, members of the Southern New Mexico

April 6, 2021 News DentistryNews

Isolation Pods Help Dental Students with Practical Learning

by STV News

Special isolation pods have been installed in Dundee to help dental students return to practical learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. NHS Tayside has bought 20 of the self-contained dental pods, with 14 already in place at the Dundee Dental Hospital

March 29, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Colgate® Announces Recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (CARE)

by Colgate-Palmolive Company

Colgate is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (CARE). The CARE Program recognizes a new generation of academic researchers by providing up to $30,000 USD (per project) to support oral health research projects

March 23, 2021 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

State-of-the-Art Oral Health Clinic at Fanshawe College to Offer Low-Cost Services

by CTV News

Dental hygiene students at Fanshawe College are now fully equipped with all the bells and whistles, as the college is set to open its new oral health clinic to clients this May. “It is amazing. It’s state of the art,

March 19, 2021 News News

Peace Region U of A Students Launch Initiative to Provide Free Dental Care to Remote Communities

by Everything GP

Two University of Alberta dental students are working together to create a non-profit student run initiative at the University of Alberta that will provide access to oral health care for individuals located in rural Alberta, the Northwest Territories and the

March 12, 2021 News NewsOral Health

The Research In Oral Health Student Presentations Showcase – the New Table Clinics

by Dalhousie University

The 51st annual student presentation showcase will take place on March 26, 2021, 4:00-8:00 ADT. Formerly known as Table Clinics, this event now falls under the banner of Research In Oral Health (RIOH) Student Presentations Showcase. The name was changed

March 5, 2021 News DentistryOral Health

What Does it Mean to be a Woman in Dentistry?

by Elena Aivaliklis, DMD4 Student McGill University, President of Women in Dentistry Montreal Chapter

What does it mean to be a woman in dentistry? It means that I acknowledge those that came before me and paved the way for me to be able to graduate from dental school in a cohort of which half

March 5, 2021 News NewsOral Health

A Note From the President of the FCDSA

by Stephanie Wiseman, President FCDSA

I would not be where I am today if it were not for the strong women role models who inspired me and encouraged me to achieve my goals. I am currently finishing my fourth year of dental school and will

March 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

School-Based Dental Program Reduces Cavities by More Than 50 Percent

by NYU College of Dentistry

Study of nearly 7,000 elementary school students demonstrates success of school-based model and its potential to reduce health disparities and save federal dollars A school-based cavity prevention program involving nearly 7,000 elementary school students reduced cavities by more than 50

February 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

Saliva of Dental Students at U of Manitoba to be Studied for COVID-19 Risks

by CBC

The saliva of some students and staff at the University of Manitoba will be examined as part of a national study on occupational risks associated with COVID-19. The samples will come from students, faculty and support staff in dentistry and dental hygiene at the

February 25, 2021 News Dental HygieneDentistryNews

Study Examines Occupational Risks Associated with SARS-CoV-2 Infection Rates, Transmission Risk, and Immunity in Dental Schools Across Canada

by COVID-19 Immunity Task Force

Dental and dental hygiene students and staff remain among the few groups on-site nearly daily at universities and colleges across Canada. Their continued presence on campus and the nature of the dental work itself increases their risk of exposure to

February 24, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Providing a Path into Health-Care Professions for African Nova Scotian Students

by Dalhousie University

The COVID-19 pandemic presented some challenges for Promoting Leadership in health for African Nova Scotians (PLANS) to offer its regular camps for teens. But an unexpected grant through the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation provided the perfect opportunity to connect with

February 19, 2021 News DentistryNews

Covid in Scotland: Dental Schools Unable to Take on New Students

by BBC

Scotland’s dental schools will not admit new students in September due to existing trainees having to repeat the academic year. It was announced last week that dental students had not been able to gain sufficient clinical experience during the Covid