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February 4, 2019 News News

Getting Dental Problems Out of Emergency Rooms Requires Better Funding, Says Dental Association

by CBC News

More than 60-thousand patients a year are seen in the emergency room — for dental treatment that should be provided in a dentist’s office. The Ontario Dental Association said there needs to be more funding provided to dentists, which would

February 13, 2018 News Oral Health

ADA Offers 6 Ways to Stay Kissable for Valentine’s Day

by American Dental Association

From the “Kiss Me” messages on tiny candy hearts to romantic songs on the radio, a kiss is probably on your list this Valentine’s Day. Before cozying up to your loved one this year, make sure your mouth is in

February 6, 2018 News Oral Health

Ontario’s Dentists Urge Provincial Government to Do More for Low-Income Kids

by Ontario Dental Association

Close to 300,000 children in need of dental care aren’t getting it. The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) has launched an awareness campaign to help Ontarians understand the dangerous funding gap in public dental care. Dentists across the province currently treat

January 30, 2018 News Oral Health

The American Dental Association Announces Promotion of Robert Quashie to Vice President, Business Operations & Strategy

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) announced today that Robert Quashie has been promoted to the position of vice president, business operations & strategy. Quashie will provide strategic guidance and operational support to multiple ADA divisions, operating teams and project teams

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 24, 2018 News Oral Health

Latter, Rayburn & Mayberry to Present Keynotes at 34th Annual AACD Scientific Session in Chicago

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

The 34th Annual AACD Scientific Session will take place April 18-21, 2018, at McCormick Place Lakeside Center in Chicago, IL, and will include three dynamic general sessions from acclaimed speakers Ashley Latter, Mike Rayburn and Matt Mayberry. Ashley Latter will

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 15, 2018 News Oral Health

Academy of Laser Dentistry Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Research Grants

by Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, is now accepting applications for the Dr. Eugene M. Seidner Research Grants Program. Named in

December 19, 2017 News Oral Health

Dental Patients Should Maximize Their Benefits with Quality Care and Materials This Holiday Season

by National Association of Dental Laboratories

As the calendar year comes to an end, the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) is reminding patients to take advantage of any unused dental insurance benefits while making informed decisions about their dental restorations. The association is also encouraging

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 22, 2017 News Oral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Support Improved Oral Health Programs for Indigenous Peoples

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to see that the 2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada focus on the importance of oral health programs for First Nations and Inuit peoples. This matter is close to the heart

November 13, 2017 News Oral Health

Resources for Dentists as Opioid Crisis Declared Public Health Emergency

by California Dental Association

With the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Oct. 26 declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency, CDA reminds dentists, who prescribe approximately 11 percent of prescription opioids annually,of the resources available to them. CDA’s online opioid

November 7, 2017 News Oral Health

Diabetes and Dental Hygiene

by CDHA

On November 14, Canadian dental hygienists will join more than 1 billion people worldwide in marking World Diabetes Day.  As primary health care providers, dental hygienists are key members of the diabetes health care team. According to Diabetes Canada, more

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

October 30, 2017 News Oral Health

How Sweet It Is: Dental Hygienists Promote Oral Health at Halloween

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Canada’s dental hygienists remind all ghosts and goblins preparing for a night of Halloween fun to beware of treats—particularly sticky and chewy candies— that can get stuck in the grooves of teeth and increase the risk of dental cavities. According

October 24, 2017 News Oral Health

Florida Dentist Elected ADA’s Second Vice President

by American Dental Association

Richard A. Huot, D.D.S., a general dentist and practice management consultant in Vero Beach, Florida, was elected second vice president of the American Dental Association (ADA) during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Atlanta. The ADA Board

October 24, 2017 News Oral Health

Delaware Dentist Chosen President-Elect of the American Dental Association

by American Dental Association

Dr. Jeffrey Cole, D.D.S., to assume ADA presidency in 2018 Dr. Jeffrey Cole, D.D.S., a dentist in Wilmington, Delaware, is the new president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Cole was recently elected during a meeting of the ADA

October 24, 2017 News Oral Health

Pennsylvania Dentist Installed as American Dental Association Trustee

by American Dental Association

Linda K. Himmelberger, D.M.D., a general dentist practicing in Devon, Pennsylvania, was recently installed as a trustee of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Himmelberger’s installation took place in Atlanta, Georgia, at the ADA’s 158th Annual Meeting. Dr. Himmelberger will serve on

October 13, 2017 News NewsOral Health

American Dental Association Foundation Announces Hiring of Executive Director

by The American Dental Association (ADA)

The American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation Board of Directors announced today the hiring of Nick M. Falco, CFRE, CAE, as the Foundation’s new executive director. The ADA Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Dental Association, secures contributions and provides

October 10, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate Excellence

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize ten individuals for their outstanding contributions to the dental hygiene profession, the national association, research, and knowledge translation. “Our 2017 award winners have set high goals and achieved much in