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September 15, 2020 News NewsOral Health

This Toothless Chihuahua is Comforting Scared Patients at a California Dentist Office

by CNN

Few people enjoy going to the dentist. But the patients at one dental office in California have a lot more to look forward to than just root canals and cavity fillings. Kismet, a 13-year-old Chihuahua and a big fan of

April 23, 2020 News News

Dentists and Chiropractors Set to be Some of First Professions to Return from COVID-19 Lockdown

by Global News

As British Columbia aims to lift some COVID-19 restrictions in mid-May, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is painting a clearer picture of what industries will be the first up and running when that reopening comes. The province is looking

February 24, 2020 News News

Why This Dentist Left His Longtime Practice to Become a Line Cook

by Washington Post

After 43 years of filling cavities and pulling teeth, Illinois dentist Peter Glatz decided to chuck it all in December 2018 and pursue his real dream: working as a line cook at a gourmet restaurant. “Although I’ve never been motivated

February 3, 2020 News News

Hundreds Gather to Remember Toronto Dentist and Daughter Killed in Iran Plane Disaster

by CBC News

Home videos of the life Hamed Esmaeilion shared with his wife and daughter flashed before those gathered to honour them, like the memories he holds of them now that they’re gone. Parisa Eghbalian and the couple’s nine-year-old daughter, Reera Esmaeilion, were laid

February 20, 2018 News Oral Health

Academy of Laser Dentistry’s Upcoming Annual Meeting Features an Abundance of Dental Team Training

by Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), is emphasizing a team approach to laser dentistry during ALD 2018, Dentistry’s Laser Meeting. The event is taking place from April 26-28th at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida. According to ALD’s executive director,

February 12, 2018 News Oral Health

Dentist says Ontario Needs to Contribute More to Healthy Smiles Program

by CBC News

Dentists absorbing almost half of service costs for poor kids under provincial program, says Sudbury dentist A Sudbury dentist says Ontario needs to cough-up more for its Healthy Smiles dental program. The provincial government enacted the program for low-income kids almost

February 12, 2018 News Oral Health

Canadian Volunteers to Provide Dental Work in Haiti

by Global News

A group of Canadian dental professionals and volunteers are heading to Haiti next month to provide much-needed dental care. On a previous trip to the Caribbean country, they saw hundreds of patients, 10 to 12 hour days, and very poor

December 28, 2017 News Oral Health

Septodont Announces New Alliance with Importaciones Dental Universitario

by Septodont

Septodont, the Global Leader in Dental Pain Management, announces a new strategic alliance with Importaciones Dental Universitario (IDU) based in Cali, Colombia. The Septodont & IDU alliance represents a key opportunity to launch the Septodont product line into a country

December 19, 2017 News DentistryNews

Top 10 Dental News Stories of 2017

by Oral Health

It’s been quite a year in dental news! 2017 seemed to bring on some interesting areas of concerns for dental hygienists – whether it was health issues to lookout for, questionable acts inside the practice and, of course, the new

May 11, 2017 News DentistryDiseaseNews

Beware: Dental Professionals at Risk of Preventable Diseases

by Contagion Live

In a recent review article published in the journal Dental Clinics of North America, Leslie R. Halpern, DDS, MD, PhD, MPH, from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tennessee, highlights vaccine-preventable diseases that pose a high risk in the dental healthcare setting.

April 7, 2017 News Community outreachDentistryNews

Program Brings Together Dentists, Patients with Developmental Disabilities

by Dayla Lahring, St. Albert Gazette

On April 8 people with developmental disabilities will come face-to-face with dentists throughout the region as they participate in Sharing Smiles Day. The student-led event takes place at the University of Alberta and is designed to promote oral hygiene and

March 21, 2017 Product Spotlight

Dentsply Sirona to Offer Full-Range Service for Dental Professionals

by Dentsply Sirona

“We no longer think in individual products or modules, but in intelligent solutions. This enables us to support dentists and dental technicians to provide better, safer, and faster dental treatments. That is our mission and the reason why we call

February 28, 2017 News DentistryNewsPractice Operations

B.C. Dentists Seeing a Growth in Dental Corporatization

by BC Business

If you’re one of B.C.’s 3,400-odd dentists, chances are you run your own business. But several trends, from crushing student debt to the rising price of setting up shop, are paving the way for large corporate dental groups to push

February 16, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Dentists are Still Divided on the Role of Dental Therapists

by Bob Salsberg, The Associated Press

Need a tooth pulled or a cavity filled? Forget the dentist. A number of states are allowing or considering letting “dental therapists,” professionals with a lower level of training, do the job. In dozens of countries and a handful of

January 12, 2017 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Top 2017 Job in U.S. Goes to Dentists

by Jeff Clabaugh, WTOP

Healthcare jobs, not information technology jobs, dominate U.S. News & World Report’s list of the best jobs for 2017 and dentistry sits at the very top of the heap. The list is based on a broad range of considerations, including

December 6, 2016 News DentistryNewsPractice Operations

Workplace Diversity a Major Problem in Dentistry

by Scott Maier, UCSF

Underrepresented minority dentists represent a smaller percentage of the dental workforce and are unevenly distributed in relation to minority populations in the United States, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco and the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Dental

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental CareDental OfficeDentistryPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Mission 2 Jamaica

by Michael Carabash, B.A., LL.B., J.D., M.B.A., C.D.P.M.

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, a group of strangers from across Ontario gathered at the Toronto airport. Their mission: head down to Negril, Jamaica to provide free dental treatment and education to impoverished Jamaicans. This was the second annual trip

October 21, 2016 Product Spotlight

A dec|W&H Introduce No-Risk Handpiece Trial

by Oral Health

A‑dec announced the launch of an easy way for dentists to try A‑dec|W&H handpieces in their practice—with no commitment: A‑dec|W&H Hands On, Hassle Free Handpiece Try & Buy. Set up as a risk-free way to experience the handpieces free of

October 4, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

California Dental Association Puts Sugar and Dentists in the Spotlight

by Oral Health

The October issue of the Journal of the California Dental Association puts sugar in the spotlight and is designed to encourage dentists to consider their part in the latest movement to curb nutrition-related chronic disease. “Shining a spotlight on added-sugar

October 4, 2016 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNewsOral Surgery

Dentsply Sirona Laser Days: International exchange on modern laser dentistry

by Oral Health

Dental lasers enhance comfort and versatility in dental treatment. At this year’s third annual “Laser Days,” Dentsply Sirona again offered 52 international laser users and scientists from 21 countries an ideal platform for exchanging ideas and experiences. Besides offering various