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December 12, 2017 News Oral Health

3D Printed Products – Industry Leads Regulatory Reform

by ADIA

The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is leading the charge in supporting the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) develop new regulatory standards for 3D printed medical devices. “Australia’s dental industry has proven itself to be an early adopter of 3D printed medical devices which has

November 7, 2017 News Oral Health

ADX18 Sydney Sells Out Confirming Its Premier Status

by Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA)

Australia’s premier dental event, ADX18 Sydney, has raised the bar for trade shows in the dental community with a 25 per cent increase in space to more than 520 exhibition booths. What’s astounding is that all of these booths have been

September 25, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Oversupply of Dentists Sparks Fierce Competition in Big Canadian Cities

by The Globe and Mail

Like many young dentists, Ben Greff, 33, graduated from the University of Alberta’s school of dentistry in 2015 already several hundred thousand dollars in debt. He landed his first job as an associate dentist at a rural practice in central

September 12, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Therapeutic Goods Administration’s New Penalties To Deal With Illegal Supply

by Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA)

Proposals that will give the nation’s regulator of medical devices an enhanced ability to deal with instances of illegal supply have been welcomed by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), the peak business organisation representing dental product manufacturers and suppliers. Responding to

August 31, 2017 News DentistryNews

Aussie Dental Product Exporters To Meet In Canberra

by Australian Dental Industry Association

Building collaborative networks amongst the Australian businesses involved in dental product manufacturing and export is the focus of the Australian Dental Products Exporters’ Forum to be held in Canberra on September 14, 2017. The event is convened by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA),

April 17, 2017 News NewsPractice management

Carestream to Sell Dental Digital Business

by Carestream Dental

Carestream, working with its parent company, Onex Corporation (TSX: ONEX), has entered into an agreement to sell its dental digital business to funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), a leading global private investment firm, and CareCapital Advisors Limited

January 17, 2017 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

First Dental Lectures Organized to Support World Oral Health Day

by Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA)

The first in a series of annual lectures to support World Oral Health Day will focus on the need to better understand the links between oral and general health.  The lecture is being convened by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA), the peak

January 9, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

Alzheimer Drug Found to Help in Repairing Tooth Damage

by Sarah Knapton, The Telegraph

Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already in Alzheimer’s patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities. Researchers at King’s College London found that the drug Tideglusib stimulates the stem cells contained in the pulp of

November 30, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryNewsPublic Health

Dyson Creating Toothbrush with Water Jets to Improve Dental Hygiene

by Owen Hughes, International Business Times

After revolutionising the design of vacuum cleaners, hair-dryers and standing fans, Dyson could now be looking to conquer the dental hygiene market. The British tech company has filed patents for a new electric toothbrush with built-in water jets capable of

October 21, 2016 News Continuing EducationDentistryNews

Advertising Tooth Paste Pot Lids

by Oral Health

Dr. Bruce Pynn and Bob Houghton were invited to speak at an international meeting, Anglo American Dental Conference: Social and Medical Influences on Dentistry, on behalf of the Lindsay Society for the History of Dentistry (UK) and the American Academy for

October 13, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPublic Health

Ontario at Odds Over Fluoridation of Water in Municipalities

by Dalson Chen, Windsor Star

The provincial government may want to prevent municipalities from removing fluoride from their water supplies — but that doesn’t mean much for fluoride-free Windsor. Last week, the Ontario legislature passed a non-binding motion that would “remove the portions of the Ontario Municipal Act

September 26, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral Health

UK Dentist Finds Filling Material That Helps Repair Tooth Decay

by News Medical

The first data on dental fillings that can actively repair tooth decay is presented by Professor Robert Hill. Professor Hill is Chair of Physical Sciences at the Institute of Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London and co-founder and director

September 7, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Henry Schein Teaming with Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity to Help Holocaust Survivors

by Oral Health

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) joined the Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity’s (AO) Winnipeg, Manitoba, chapter to announce that its members have begun providing free dental care to Holocaust survivors in need as part of the Alpha Omega-Henry Schein Cares

August 11, 2016 News Dental LaboratoriesDental TechnologyNews

Oral Health Screening Process In The Works For London Drugs

by Stockhouse

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED Medical” or “the Company”), has announced the results of an oral health screening program in conjunction with London Drugs, a Canada-based pharmacy and retailer with 78 stores across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Following

August 8, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPractice Operations

Dental Therapist Programs Require Only Three-Year Program But Are Scrutinized By Many Dentists For Lack Of Training

by Diane Dietz, The Register Guard

Lane Community College is in the vanguard of a movement to create a new kind of dental worker for Oregon inner cities, rural areas, migrant communities and tribal lands, where dental treatment is often scarce. The college recently received a $100,000

June 27, 2016 News DentalDentistryImplantologyOral Health

Dentsply Sirona Acquires MIS Implants

by Oral Health

Dentsply Sirona announced a definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of privately held MIS Implants Technologies Ltd., Barlev (Israel), a dental implant systems manufacturer headquartered in northern Israel. “MIS is uniquely positioned to address the value segment

April 28, 2016 News Oral Health

‘No-drill’ dentistry stops tooth decay

by Asnan Portal

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

April 19, 2016 News Cosmetic / AestheticDentalGeneral PracticeOral Health

You’re Invited to Attend the 32nd Annual AACD Scientific Session in Toronto, Canada – April 27-30, 2016

by Oral Health

This innovative conference concept couldn’t have a more fitting background than the city of Toronto. It’s a global center for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities. Yes, you’ll need a passport, but

March 14, 2016 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral HealthPeriodontics

Gum disease linked to worsening cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s patients

by Oral Health

A new study jointly led by the University of Southampton and King’s College London, 2016 has found a link between gum disease and greater rates of cognitive decline in people with early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The team of researchers

March 10, 2016 News DentalDental LaboratoriesDentistryGeneral Practice

Henry Schein Sponsors 10th Annual Senior Dental Leaders Programme In London

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Conference Forges Global Network of Senior Oral Health Leaders to Advance the Mission of a Cavity-Free World for Children MELVILLE, N.Y., Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal