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September 12, 2022 Feature EditorialOral Health

Honouring Tradition

by James Posluns, DDS, D Ortho, MEd, FRCD(C)

There are times when tradition is to be embraced – a marriage ceremony, a parade or a graduation.  And there are times when doing things the way they have always been done just doesn’t cut it.Advertisement If you are a

June 22, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

Among First-year Dental Students, Women See Highest Rate of Enrollment

by ADA

Women made up 56% of first-year dental students in 2021 — the highest rate ever, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute, which studied the latest changes in demographics of first-year dental students in the Commission on Dental Accreditation’s Survey

May 11, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

HPU Announces $32,000,000 Donor for New School of Dental Medicine

by Montreal Gazette

At an event today, High Point University announced the major donor for the new School of Dental Medicine, which is expected to enroll its first class in fall 2023. The announcement comes as the university continues to grow with several

May 11, 2022 News Dental StudentsDentistryNews

dentalcorp Invests $1-Million in Student Support and Well-being at the University of Alberta’s School of Dentistry

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp (TSX: DNTL), Canada’s largest and North America’s fastest growing networks of dental practices, announced a $1 million gift in student support and well-being for the University of Alberta’s (U of A) School of Dentistry. “As Canada’s leading dental services organization, we feel a responsibility to drive positive change in

September 20, 2021 News NewsOral Health

The QS World University Rankings of Best Dental Schools

by QS Quacquarelli Symonds

The QS World University Rankings by Subject are based upon academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. The 2021 Dentistry ranking is now available to view. Of the Canadian universities, UBC Vancouver Campus appears ranked at #36 and U of

August 4, 2020 News DentistryNews

The Most Viewed Website on the Internet

by Nour Geres, Linnaea Halpert, Bronte Murcar-Evans, Noah Gasner, Joshua Tordjman (UofT WCODS)

If you’re reading this, you’ve most likely used Wikipedia to look up medical or dental information. As a matter of fact, Wikipedia is the most consulted website on the internet when it comes to health-related searches,1 making it a highly

March 18, 2020 News News

Dental Schools Take Proactive Steps in Response to Coronavirus Outbreak

by ADA News

Classes moving online, practicing social distancing and cancelling of university-sponsored travel and events are among the ways dental schools around the country are responding to the outbreak of the coronavirus, now known as COVID-19. Some are extending their spring breaks

March 29, 2018 News News

Cloud-Based Software for Dental Schools Now in North America

by Henry Schein, Inc. 

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, animal health, and medical practitioners, today announced the release of axiUm Ascend, an innovative, cloud-based software system designed for dental schools. Developed

January 11, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Dental Schools Around the World Partner to Strengthen Oral Health Care

by Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

To cement a new partnership advancing oral health through community-based research, education, and care, Deans Christian S. Stohler, DMD, DrMedDent, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM), and Ana N. López Fuentes, DMD, MPH, School of Dental Medicine at the

September 13, 2011 News Minimally invasive dentistryPractice managementTrends in Dental EducationWebinars

Growing Mature Dental Practices with Innovative New Procedures Not Taught in Dental Schools

by ken

From PRNewswire LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Established dental practices face many challenges, number one being the lack of patients desiring cosmetic restorations for fear of painful shots or drilling.  Now dentists can allay patient fears, going beyond

September 5, 2011 News APPs

Ivy League Medical Schools Embracing Technology For Teaching

by ken

From iMedical APPS I include this posting for obvious reasons. Imagine if “comprehensive care” for each an every patient in a dental faculty was a function of an APP developed for undergraduate dentistry. An APP that kept the case file

August 2, 2011 News CAD/CAMComputer softwareDental industryInnovations in dentistryNew TechnologiesTechnologyTrends in Dental Education

3M Donation Advances Digital Dentistry at U.S. Dental Schools

by ken

From Market Watch – the Wall Street Journal – August 1, 2011 Schools that meet established criteria to receive Lava Chairside Oral Scanner C.O.S. Systems ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — By the end of 2011, dental programs

July 8, 2011 News RestorativeTooth decay

Mama, look at boo-boo dey – Shut your mout’

by ken

Despite improvements in resin-based composite technology, US dentists are placing more amalgam restorations than composites, and amalgam is still emphasized by US dental schools, according to the results of 2 studies published in the June issue of the Journal of the

May 30, 2011 News General NewsTrends in Dental Education

Canadian dental education at it’s best – The Student Experience at UBC Dentistry

by ken

From the Vancouver Sun – May 30, 2011 TOP NOTCH EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES Opened in spring 2006, UBC‘s amazing dental clinic, the Nobel Biocare Oral Health Centre,raised the quality of Dentistry’s facilities to match that of its students,faculty, staff and programs.

May 23, 2011 News BlogsTrends in Dental EducationWebsites

Dental School Blogs

by ken

Curious as to what dental schools were doing re; blogging and making alumni aware – lo and behold………http://uoftdentistrylibrary.blogspot.com/ which included a great piece on – drum roll please…………In 1911, 100 years ago, Oral Health was founded (Johnson 353). As one of

May 23, 2011 News General NewsTrends in Dental Education

More dental schools means more dentists – who’s doing the math?

by ken

I am completely unaware of the workings of our licensing bodies in Canada, privy only to the mutterings around the table at a study club or society meeting. Mostly, I’m advised about the number of new endodontists coming to Ontario,

April 20, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomography

Build an educational website!!!!

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – April 19, 2011 Dental schools in the U.S., U.K., and Australia are beginning to adopt cone-beam CT technology into their curricula, but few currently provide training on this equipment to predoctoral and undergraduate students,according to research

February 4, 2011 News Trends in Dental Education

The Arizona Model: A New Paradigm for Dental Schools

by ken

Critical Issues in Dental Education The traditional method for the delivery of didactic instruction and patient care in dental schools has come under fire from a number of sources over the past several years. The AmericanDental Education Association and others have outlined