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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

March 29, 2022 News NewsOral Health

130 Students, Faculty and Professionals Volunteer at Sask Polytech Health and Wellness Day

by Saskatchewan Polytechnic

130 dentists, dental therapists, denturists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, nurses and Saskatchewan Polytechnic students, faculty and staff volunteers, came together at the Sask Polytech dental clinic at Regina Campus on March 26 to provide easy access to quality health care.

March 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

Former Dean of Dentistry, Recognized for ‘Transformation and Vision,’ Named Dean Emeritus

by University of Manitoba

A dentist and academic who led the UM dentistry program for eight years said he was humbled to be formally appointed dean emeritus of dentistry at a virtual ceremony on March 7. Dr. Johann de Vries served as dean of

March 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

Faculty Experts Weigh in on Liberal-NDP Dental Plan

by University of Toronto

The federal government recently announced the launch of a new dental care program for low-income Canadians. The Faculty’s dental public health experts agree it is good news for Canadians and for our oral health care system. “It’s a long time coming,” says

March 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

$1-Million Gift to Drive Innovation in Digital Dentistry at McGill University

by dentalcorp

Canada’s largest and fastest growing network of dental practices, announced a $1 million gift to drive innovation in digital dentistry at McGill University’s Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences. A core tenet of dentalcorp is investing in the

March 4, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Research: Understanding the Correlation Between HIV and Oral Health

by Max Martin, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry

With a passion for public health dentistry, Dr. Abbas Jessani aims to improve the oral health of underserved populations. In his latest research, Jessani, Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry and Director for Oral Health Outreach and Community Engaged Learning, focused on

March 1, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Drill-free Fillings? Researcher Says Antimicrobial Resin Could Lead to ‘More Positive’ Patient Experience

by Rachel Boutet, U of T

Hetal Desai’s PhD research project will be welcome news to those who dislike having cavities filled. The second-year PhD student in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry is exploring a method to repair cavities without the need for a drill – typically used

February 14, 2022 News DentistryNews

University of Toronto Dentistry Grad Preserves History of Underground Railroad

by My Science

Bryan Walls credits his training in dentistry at the University of Toronto with giving him the skills and stability to pursue his life’s passion: preserving the history of the Underground Railroad. Walls, who practised dentistry in Windsor, founded the John Freeman

February 3, 2022 News DentistryNews

Staying Engaged: U of T Faculty of Dentistry Student Makes Community Volunteer Work a Priority

by U of T News

Despite her hectic schedule, University of Toronto student Marta Thorpe makes time to stay connected to the community through volunteering – and says she wouldn’t have it any other way. “It’s easy to get caught up in the idea of having limited

January 28, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

‘Shoulder to Shoulder’: B.C. Dental Hygienist Students Want Online Learning, Cites Crowded Classes

by Global News

Students at a private Vancouver technical college for dental hygienists say their school isn’t doing enough to ensure safety amid the spread of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Students at the Vancouver College of Dental Hygiene are calling for their classroom instruction

January 28, 2022 News DentistryNews

Schulich Dentistry Set to Launch New Oral Health Community Outreach Pilot Project

by Jennifer Parraga, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Schulich Dentistry is preparing to launch a new experiential learning pilot project that will take fourth-year students off campus and into the community particularly to the equity seeking groups. Beginning this winter, a small group of students will be joining