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September 14, 2021 News FluorideNews

University of Calgary Students Urge ‘Yes’ Vote on Fluoridation in Fall Election

by CBC

Some University of Calgary students are urging other students to vote in favour of restoring fluoride in the city’s drinking water in this fall’s election. Fluoride naturally occurs in some foods and is found in the Bow and Elbow Rivers at a

September 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentistry Students Drill Down the Most for Tuition Fees in Canada

by Wolf Depner, Goldstream Gazette

Domestic students in Canada pursuing a degree in dentistry pay on average the highest undergraduate tuition fees, while future teachers pay the lowest. According to Statistics Canada, fees for aspiring dentists average out at $22,731 for 2021-22, tops among 19

September 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

Study Published in JDE Finds Gender Differences in Dental Students’ Self-assessments

by The American Dental Education Association

Male dental students overestimate their performance more significantly than females, and both genders self-assess their skills more positively compared to scores given by faculty, according to a study published in the Journal of Dental Education (JDE). The study—“The effect of gender

August 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

NIH Awards $2.3M Grant to ADA Science & Research Institute, in Collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, to Study Oral Mucosa

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association Science & Research Institute (ADASRI), together with the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, will examine the mechanisms that maintain and disrupt the barrier function of oral tissues in the presence of periodontal disease, commonly

August 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Celebrating the Next Generation of Dental Professionals: Dentsply Sirona and the AADR Honor Student Researchers with the 2021 SCADA Awards

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) congratulate the winners of the 2021 Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application Awards (SCADA) program. Dental students participated in the virtual competition and awards ceremony as part

August 16, 2021 News Dental StudentsNews

Dental Students in England Offered £10,000 to Switch University

by The Guardian

Students who have won a place on an oversubscribed dentistry degree in England are being offered £10,000 to transfer to a different university with places available. But universities warn cash incentives won’t relieve the pressure on many dental courses. Like

August 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

123Dentist Awards 15K in Scholarships to CDI College Dental Graduates

by CDI College

123Dentist – a community dentist network – presented a number of completion scholarships to CDI College graduates from the Dental Assisting and Dental Receptionist programs during an awards luncheon on August 9, 2021. $15,000 worth of scholarships were awarded to twelve CDI College graduates

August 6, 2021 News Dental StudentsNews

‘It is All We Know’: Dental Students, Graduates Discuss COVID-19’s Lasting Impact on Education

by ADA

From virtual lectures to increased infection control procedures in clinical classes, dental students experienced a multitude of changes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ADA News asked current students and recent graduates about how the pandemic affected their dental school courses

August 5, 2021 News DentistryNews

Updates to Regina Dentistry Program Highlight Industry-Wide Issues

by Regina Leader Post

Proposed updates for Saskatchewan Polytechnic’s dental assistance program have revealed a shortage of dental care providers and a greater need for more specialized training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic announced Wednesday morning that much-needed changes would be made to its dental program this

July 28, 2021 News News

Christian Dental School Students Win Legal Fight Against School COVID Vaccine Mandate

by Premier Christian News

Two students in Missouri have successfully convinced their local dental school to allow them to attend classes without taking a COVID-19 vaccine. Sharon Murza and Ashley Swanson are students at A.T. Still University School of Dentistry and Oral Health. Both

July 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

Global Clinical Case Contest 2020/2021: Dentsply Sirona Honors Excellent Treatment Results of Dentistry Students

by Dentsply Sirona

With the Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC), every year Dentsply Sirona honors students around the world for outstanding achievements in the field of esthetic dentistry. As in the previous year, the final round was held virtually. An international panel of

July 8, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Painting a Picture of the Oral Health of Canadians

by McGill University

A new study “Oral health and oral health care of Canadians” led by Prof. Paul Allison of McGill University’s Faculty of Dentistry, has received $3.3 million of funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support a collaboration

July 5, 2021 News Dental StudentsDentistryNew gradsNews

Dental Student Graduates in Drag in Viral Video

by Temple University

Empowered by his eagerness to embrace any experience and his willingness to break some unwritten rules, Jacob Dockery, DEN ’21, refused to let his graduation from the Kornberg School of Dentistry be anything typical. Once his name was called, his

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