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March 5, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

International Women’s Day 2021: Celebrating Women in Dentistry

by dentalcorp

Drs. Mary-Anne MacDonald and Jill Bashutski are a force to be reckoned with in the world of dentistry. Full-time clinicians, business owners and nonprofit founders, these remarkable women are blazing a trail for female practitioners to come. Mary-Anne and Jill’s

March 4, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Study Shows Commonly Used Mouthwash Could Make Saliva Significantly More Acidic

by University of Plymouth

The first study looking at the effect of chlorhexidine mouthwash on the entire oral microbiome has found its use significantly increases the abundance of lactate-producing bacteria that lower saliva pH, and may increase the risk of tooth damage. A team

March 4, 2021 News News

COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Now Open for GTA Dentists

by 680 NEWS

Dentists in the GTA are preparing to roll up their sleeves. The Ontario Dental Association tells 680 NEWS registration for the COVID-19 vaccine is now open to dentists in Halton, Durham and Hamilton. York and Peel regions already have some clinics

March 4, 2021 News Dental HygieneNews

Getting Back to Dental Hygiene During the Pandemic

by CDHA

According to a national poll conducted by Abacus Data for the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), many Canadians have delayed professional dental hygiene care since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The poll of 2000 adults, conducted between January 15 and 18,

March 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Henry Schein Donates More Than 10 Million Personal Protective Equipment Items to Non-Governmental Organizations for Front-Line Health Care Workers and Social Service Providers

by Henry Schein, Inc.

Donations to be Distributed in More Than 40 Countries and Territories by Americares, Direct Relief, International College of Dentists, MAP International, MedShare, Project HOPE, and Special Olympics Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), the world’s largest provider of health care solutions

March 3, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Dentists See Increased Prevalence of Stress-Related Oral Health Conditions

by ADA

The vast majority of dentists indicate that the prevalence of stress-related oral health conditions among their respective patients have increased since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the ADA Health Policy Institute’s latest data from its COVID-19 economic

March 3, 2021 News Dental ProductDentistryNews

Aerosol Extraction Without the Distraction: Hands-Free HVE from DENTALEZ

by DENTALEZ®

DENTALEZ® is excited to share the latest product release in our arsenal of solutions for dentists and hygienists. To answer the amplified need for safe aerosol extraction, we have created an easy-to-use extraoral High Volume Evacuator (HVE) holder that can

March 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

School-Based Dental Program Reduces Cavities by More Than 50 Percent

by NYU College of Dentistry

Study of nearly 7,000 elementary school students demonstrates success of school-based model and its potential to reduce health disparities and save federal dollars A school-based cavity prevention program involving nearly 7,000 elementary school students reduced cavities by more than 50

March 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Sask. Researcher Uses Spit Samples to Study COVID-19 Risks in Dentistry

by CTV News

A Saskatoon dentistry professor is helping with a national study investigating COVID-19 infection rates, transmission risks, and immune system responses in those working in dental clinics, laboratories, and offices in universities. “This is an exciting project that has brought all

March 2, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Dental Assistants Recognition Week Scheduled for March 7-13

by ADA

The ADA Council on Dental Practice is encouraging dentists and their teams to acknowledge the dedication and contributions of their dental assistants during Dental Assistants Recognition Week, March 7-13. Dental assistants, working with the dental profession, play an important part

March 2, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on February 28, 2021

by Public Health Agency of Canada

As we continue to follow public health advice and limit our outings to keep everyone safer, we should not let that extend to the health visits that are necessary for maintaining our wellbeing now and into the future. Now, as

March 2, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Surge in Cancer Cases in the UK After Covid Caused Dental Care Delays

by The Sunday Times

Delays to dental care during the pandemic have resulted in a surge of oral cancer cases being caught at a late stage, a leading consultant has said. Matthew Garrett, the dean of the faculty of dental surgery at the Royal College

March 1, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Paid Fuji Legacy “Evolves”

by GC America Inc.

Intro In the world of so many generations of materials and multiple clinical approaches, how to properly seat a restoration for clinical success and longevity can be quite a dilemma. As dental materials get further improved and refined, dental cements

March 1, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update – Maintain Enhanced Precautions

by RCDSO

The RCDSO advises that all dentists in Ontario should continue to use enhanced precautions at all times in the dental office. There are growing concerns about the potential for a new wave of COVID-19 as variants of the virus begin to spread

March 1, 2021 News DentistryNews

Provicol QM Aesthetic: Translucent Zinc Oxide, Non-Eugenol Temporary Cement with Calcium Hydroxide

by VOCO America Inc.

Introducing Provicol QM Aesthetic, a zinc oxide-based transparent non-eugenol temporary cement that secures provisional crowns and bridges without affecting the overlying color of the restoration. This zinc oxide-based formula promotes anti-bacterial properties as well as an ideal adhesion and strength

February 26, 2021 News DentistryNews

Saliva of Dental Students at U of Manitoba to be Studied for COVID-19 Risks

by CBC

The saliva of some students and staff at the University of Manitoba will be examined as part of a national study on occupational risks associated with COVID-19. The samples will come from students, faculty and support staff in dentistry and dental hygiene at the

February 26, 2021 News News

‘Well Prepared and Willing’: Alberta Dentists Step Up to Help Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by CTV News

Now that pharmacists have been given the ability to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to Albertans, another group of medical professionals say they are ready to help in the effort too. The Alberta Dental Association and College says it is working with

February 26, 2021 News News

Dentists, Pharmacists Ready to Start Vaccinating Thousands in B.C.

by IChek

As Roy Kingerlee settles in for his appointment to replace a crown, Dr. Ross Crapo prepares an anesthetic in his dentists’ office. “Open as wide as you can,” Dr. Crapo said. He routinely uses syringes as part of his practice,

February 26, 2021 News News

Q&A With Three Women Leaders in Dentistry

by Dave Bauer, SVP and national sales manager of practice solutions at UMB Bank

Women in dentistry—especially practice owners—are on the rise and we are proud to be a part of the business journey of female entrepreneurs. To learn more about this trend, we talked with Anna Jones of Anna R. Jones, DDS in

February 25, 2021 News DentistryNews

New FDI World Dental Federation Global Survey Reveals That Two-Thirds of Countries are Not Allowing Dentists to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

by FDI World Dental Federation

Survey also shows that half of the responding countries have agreed to include dentists in their priority vaccination groups FDI World Dental Federation today called for more countries to enable dentists to administer COVID-19 vaccines after a survey of its members