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May 7, 2019 News News

Australian Study Finds ‘No-Drill’ Dentistry Stops Tooth Decay

by University of Sydney

A University of Sydney study has revealed that tooth decay (dental caries) can be stopped, reversed, and prevented without the need for the traditional ‘fill and drill’ approach that has dominated dental care for decades. The results of the seven

January 24, 2019 News News

Canadian Cities Rethink Removal of Fluoride from Tap Water

by CBC News

It shouldn’t be up to cities to decide to add fluoride to drinking water, but provincial officials, a Canadian mayor says. Windsor, Ont., is bucking a national trend and looking at lifting its ban on adding fluoride to drinking water

November 13, 2018 News News

Sonendo® to Present at Jeffries 2018 London Healthcare Conference

by Sonendo

Sonendo, a market-leading dental technology company, and developer of the GentleWave® System today announced that the company will present at the Jefferies 2018 London Healthcare Conference at 4:40 PM GMT on Thursday, November 15, 2018. President and Chief Executive Officer,

October 29, 2018 News News

Children with Severe Dental Decay ‘Should be Referred to Safeguarding Teams’

by ITV News

Children found to have severe dental decay should be referred to local safeguarding teams as it may be an indicator of wider neglect, dentistry experts have said. Researchers at London’s King’s College Hospital said two out of five (40%) children

October 26, 2018 News News

Fake Sydney Dentist Convicted for Performing Invasive Dental Work

by Sarah Muller, The Sydney Morning Herald

A man who performed significant dental work on dozens of patients in western Sydney while falsely claiming to be a dentist since late last year has been convicted and will have to pay more than $60,000. Majid Rahebi was convicted

October 18, 2018 News News

WHO Official Urges United Nations Member States to Prioritize Oral Health

by NYU College of Dentistry

Accelerating global progress in oral health was the focus of a United Nations (UN) side event hosted by NYU College of Dentistry and its World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center, together with NYU College of Global Public Health, on Friday,

October 12, 2018 News News

Align Technology Expands Invisalign Interactive Brand Experience Pilot Program

by Align Technology

Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN) the leader in clear aligner orthodontics, announced today that it is expanding the interactive brand experience program that was piloted in late 2017, and will add eight new locations in major U.S. cities in the

August 30, 2018 News News

Poor Oral Hygiene Can Lead To Erectile Dysfunction & Infertility

by Dr. Lewis Ehrlich & The MH Team, Men's Health

If we want to increase the chances of falling pregnant and produce a child that is as healthy as possible, it makes sense that both the male and female are as healthy as can be.  So, this begs the question:

August 17, 2018 News News

September is Craniofacial Awareness Month

by AboutFace

Throughout September AboutFace will be marking Craniofacial Awareness Month! Our goal is to create awareness of facial differences and to promote diversity, inclusion, and acceptance. All throughout September we will be sharing stories on our social media and we will be

August 14, 2018 News News

Dental Van Operators Fined Almost $200,000 for Illegally X-raying Children

by Angus Thompson, The Sydney Morning Herald

A mobile dental van operator that illegally X-rayed thousands of schoolchildren across NSW has been fined almost $200,000. Downing Centre magistrate Hugh Donnelly said the offences committed by Sydney-based Australian Aged Dental Care Pty Ltd warranted a penalty of almost

August 8, 2018 News News

NSW Government Suspends Dentist, Warns Patients of Bloodborne Viruses

by Nicole Chettle, ABC

The New South Wales Government has warned decades worth of patients at a dental surgery in Sydney’s inner-west they could have been infected with bloodborne viruses. Dr James Pok-Yan Ng was suspended last month after his cleaning and sterilisation practices

July 30, 2018 News News

Saliva Extracellular RNA: New Horizon in Dental, Oral, Craniofacial Research

by International & American Associations for Dental Research

At the 96th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), held in conjunction with the IADR Pan European Regional (PER) Congress, David Wong, University of California, Los Angeles, USA along with Roger Alexander, Pacific Northwest Research Institute,

June 14, 2018 News News

Henry Schein Signs Global Partnership With International College of Dentists

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that it has entered into a new partnership agreement with the International College of Dentists (ICD) to become the exclusive partner for the organization’s centennial anniversary. ICD, which has been Honoring the World’s

June 1, 2018 News News

Scientists Develop Material That Could Regenerate Dental Enamel

by Queen Mary, University of London

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have developed a new way to grow mineralised materials which could regenerate hard tissues such as dental enamel and bone. Enamel, located on the outer part of our teeth, is the hardest tissue in the

May 30, 2018 News News

Buffalo Professor Trains Syrian Refugee Camp Teachers in Dental Care

by The University at Buffalo

Dental professor Othman Shibly travels twice a year to the borders of his native Syria to help deliver dental care to more than 2,000 refugee children. The challenge: The number amounts to one percent of the 200,000 children displaced by

April 6, 2018 News News

Comedian Jim Gaffigan Performing at Dentsply Sirona World 2018

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Inc., The Dental Solutions Company™, announced today that three-time Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer and two-time New York Times best-selling author Jim Gaffigan will perform a private standup act for Dentsply Sirona World attendees in Orlando, Florida

February 28, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

Fruity Teas Found to Cause Worn Tooth Enamel

by BBC News

Sipping acidic drinks such as fruit teas and flavoured water can wear away teeth and damage the enamel, an investigation by scientists has shown. The King’s College London team found that drinking them between meals and savouring them for too

January 26, 2018 News Oral Health

ADA Foundation Names Give Kids A Smile® Continuity of Care Grant Recipients

by American Dental Association

Funds to help three GKAS programs establish dental homes for kids in need. The ADA Foundation has named three organizations as recipients of its 2018 Give Kids A Smile Continuity of Care Grants, with the goal of helping these established

January 17, 2018 News Oral Health

2018 Australian Dental Industry Awards Nominations Open

by Australian Dental Industry Association

Businesses across the dental industry are being encouraged to enter the 2018 Australian Dental Industry Awards. This event recognizes the dental product manufacturers and suppliers that have empowered oral health professionals to advance the health and well-being of all Australians.

January 2, 2018 News News

HealthyStart™ Brings ‘Open Airway Dentistry Solution’ to Canada for Pediatric Treatment

by HealthyStart™

HealthyStart™ by Ortho-Tain® Reaching 120,000 North American Dentists with a 3-part series of articles in 2018, brings digital on-line course work, live webinars, certification to treat and live 2-day training lectures in several key Canadian cities. Canadian Orthodontists have for