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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

September 20, 2021 News Dental ProductDental TechnologyNews

CEREC MTL Zirconia: Great Strength, Fine Esthetics, and Effortless Processing

by Dentsply Sirona

Fast, accurate, and esthetic: this is how digital dentistry can be described in just one visit. And it is becoming increasingly popular. Dentsply Sirona is excited to announce our latest step in helping dentists achieve their digital dentistry clinical and

September 20, 2021 News DentistryMental HealthNews

Mental Health and Dentistry: Preparing for the One in Five

by Rachel Boutet, University of Toronto

As fourth-year DDS students enter their final year on campus, they will be heading to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) to complete a clinical rotation. While third-year DDS students are given the option to do a one-week

September 17, 2021 News Dental conventionsNews

Can’t Make it to Las Vegas? Then Join DS World 2021 Through Our Virtual Platform!

by Dentsply Sirona

Not everything that happens in Vegas has to stay in Vegas: Interested in accessing over 150 hours of world-class clinical education courses across 13 different educational tracks at Dentsply Sirona World but can’t make it to the event? Then let

September 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Art Work for Dental Work: This Vancouver Dentist Has Traded His Services for 25 Years

by CBC

Curator Patrik Andersson is days away from opening a new exhibition at Griffin Art Projects in North Vancouver. The show will ultimately gather at least 100 works, with most representing a who’s who of the established local art scene. They’re all very

September 17, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentists Offering Membership Plans for the Uninsured

by NBC News

Nevada dentist David White has seen diseased and rotted teeth in the mouths of patients who routinely put off checkups and avoided minor procedures such as fillings. While dental phobia is a factor, White said, the overriding reason people avoid

September 16, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Cetacaine Non-Injectable Topical Anesthetic is Available Through Oral Science

by Oral Science

Cetacaine is a non-injectable liquid topical anesthetic that will allow you to treat your patients with a profound, long-lasting and cost-effective anesthesia. Mechanism of Action The combination of benzocaine (short duration for a quick onset in 30 seconds), tetracaine hydrochloride (slow

September 16, 2021 News DentistryNews

Fourth-Year Texas Dental Students Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by LaDawn Brock, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry

The federal government’s 2021 expansion of individuals qualified to deliver COVID-19 vaccines led Texas A&M University College of Dentistry to equip dental students to join the fight against the pandemic. “The idea started in January when dentists were still not authorized to

September 15, 2021 News News

Henry Schein Announces New Distribution Leadership Structure to Enhance Customer Experience and Drive Operational Performance

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, announced today a new organizational structure to accelerate the Company’s strategic goals of enhancing customer experience and operational performance. The new

September 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dental Resident Draws on Military Background to Treat Complex Cases

by University of Toronto

As a dentist in the Canadian Armed Forces, Jesse Barker had to think on his feet – a skill that’s coming in handy during graduate dental training in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry. “The skills you learn in military basic

September 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Three USask Researchers Become Fellows in the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

by University of Saskatchewan

“We congratulate these exceptional scholars, who exemplify USask’s strength and diversity in health research,” said USask Vice-President Research Baljit Singh. “Their leadership unlocks the creativity, innovation and community potential of interdisciplinary exploration.” The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) is one of three national

September 15, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Names Graham Stanley Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategic Financial Project Officer

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, today announced that it has appointed Graham Stanley as Vice President of Investor Relations and Strategic Financial Project Officer. In this

September 14, 2021 News News

ADEA Statement Calls for COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements for Dental Schools, Programs

by The American Dental Education Association

In the face of surging infections by the delta variant, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is now calling on its member institutions and programs to require COVID-19 vaccinations for their faculty, staff, students and residents. The well-being of oral

September 14, 2021 News FluorideNews

University of Calgary Students Urge ‘Yes’ Vote on Fluoridation in Fall Election

by CBC

Some University of Calgary students are urging other students to vote in favour of restoring fluoride in the city’s drinking water in this fall’s election. Fluoride naturally occurs in some foods and is found in the Bow and Elbow Rivers at a

September 13, 2021 News EndodonticsNews

Dr. Gary Glassman 2021 Endodontic Achievement Award Recognizes Dr. Ahmed Al-Ali

by dentalcorp

Graduating University of Toronto (U of T) dental student Dr. Ahmed Al-Ali is the recipient of the 2021 Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award. Now in its second year, the endowment fund, created by U of T alumnus and internationally

September 13, 2021 News DentistryNewsPractice management

Dental Staffing Shortage Continues as Dentist Offices Return to Pre-Pandemic Operations

by Candy Rodriguez, Kxan

A recent American Dental Association report shows about 30% of people who worked as dental hygienists voluntarily decided to quit practicing for fears of contracting COVID-19. Around 20% reported they had workplace safety concerns, while 16% stopped practicing because someone in their household

September 10, 2021 News NewsPractice management

Nominations Now Open for 2021 Leaders in Practice Awards

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest and fastest-growing network of dental practices, announced that nominations for the 2021 Leaders in Practice awards are now open. Now in its fourth year, the annual Leaders in Practice award program celebrates oral care professionals who are

September 10, 2021 News Infection controlNews

Spread the News of Dental Infection Control Awareness Month

by ADA

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect dental practices across the country, the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) is spearheading an annual campaign observing Dental Infection Control Awareness Month, with plans to hold it each year in September. The

September 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

dentalcorp Receives Two Silver 2021 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Awards

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp, with its learning arm DC Institute, has been recognized with two Silver Brandon Hall Group awards for excellence in the categories of Best Use of Video for Learning and Best Use of Blended Learning. This is the fourth consecutive

September 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentistry Students Drill Down the Most for Tuition Fees in Canada

by Wolf Depner, Goldstream Gazette

Domestic students in Canada pursuing a degree in dentistry pay on average the highest undergraduate tuition fees, while future teachers pay the lowest. According to Statistics Canada, fees for aspiring dentists average out at $22,731 for 2021-22, tops among 19