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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

February 16, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

University of Alberta Dentistry School Partners with Métis Nation of Alberta to Improve Access to Oral Health Care

by Mirage News

Diane Valentine of Fort Assiniboine can smile broadly again thanks to a new partnership between the University of Alberta’s School of Dentistry and the Métis Nation of Alberta. “I was chicken to go to the dentist all my life and I hadn’t been

February 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Scottish Dental Students Forced to Repeat a Year

by BBC

All dental students in Scotland will have to repeat a year after their training was disrupted by Covid. Scotland’s dental schools said students had not been able to gain sufficient clinical experience of aerosol generating procedures. Health Secretary Jeane Freeman

February 8, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Durham College’s Dental Hygiene Clinic Operating, Open for Clients

by The Chronicle

Durham College’s (DC) Dental Hygiene program is slowing down its curriculum during the pandemic. But that’s a good thing. It is necessary so students can catch up on their outstanding clinical hours while ensuring all public health protocols are being

January 14, 2021 News Oral Health

New Dentists Share Advice, Lessons Learned From 2020

by ADA

During the the ADA FDC Virtual Connect Conference in October 2020, new dentists were asked to share some of the challenges they have overcome during the last year and offer advice for some of their new dentist colleagues. More than

January 4, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Microbiome Study: Gum Disease-Causing Bacteria Borrow Growth Molecules From Neighbors to Thrive

by The University at Buffalo

The human body is filled with friendly bacteria. However, some of these microorganisms, such as Veillonella parvula, may be too nice. These peaceful bacteria engage in a one-sided relationship with pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis, helping the germ multiply and cause gum

December 21, 2020 News DentistryNewsOral Health

123Dentist Gives UBC Faculty of Dentistry $1.25 Million Reasons to Smile

by 123Dentist

123Dentist, Canada’s largest majority dentist-owned network of dental practices, is pleased to announce a $1.25 million donation to the University of British Columbia Faculty of Dentistry to advance the future of dentistry.  As leaders in dental education, UBC Dentistry is committed to providing advanced opportunities for

December 18, 2020 News DentistryNews

Student Learning and Wellness Top Priority for This Year’s W.W. Wood Award Winner

by University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry

The School of Dentistry is pleased to announce that dental hygiene associate professor Ava Chow is the recipient of the W.W. Wood Award. Ava Chow’s teaching style is both practical and relevant. Her commitment to her profession and student wellness