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September 11, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Dental Schools Add An Urgent Lesson: Think Twice About Prescribing Opioids

by NPR

The opioid epidemic has been fueled by soaring numbers of prescriptions written for pain medication. And often, those prescriptions are written by dentists. “We’re in the pain business,” says Paul Moore, a dentist and pharmacologist at University of Pittsburgh School

September 7, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Brasseler USA Launches New E-Commerce Experience: Shop.BrasselerUSA.com

by Brasseler USA

Brasseler USA, a leading provider of dental instrumentation, launched today a new e-commerce experience: Shop.BrasselerUSA.com. The all new, mobile-friendly Shop.BrasselerUSA.com introduces a completely refreshed shopping experience with enhanced search features, expanded product information, and an easy-to-navigate interface. “Brasseler USA’s new

September 7, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Best of Class Technology Award Winners Announced for 2017

by Cellerant Consulting

Cellerant Consulting Group is pleased and excited to introduce the 2017 Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award winners. “Every year the “Best of Class” identifies and acknowledges innovative dental technologies from the well-known to the obscure, and from the basic to the aspirational,”

September 6, 2017 News NewsOral Health

A New Approach to Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Dentsply Sirona and Zephyr Sleep Technologies Announce Strategic Partnership

by Dentsply Sirona

Sleep-related breathing disorders, which include obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), affect as much as 20 percent of the North American population. Oral appliances are a well-known and often preferred treatment option for patients who suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. Oral appliances only treat

September 5, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Prosecco Is The Rage In Britain, But Dentists Issue Warnings About It

by Forbes

According to the Italian agricultural lobby group, Colderetti, the British drank 40 million liters of Prosecco in 2016, and spent 366 million euros ($434 million) on it, representing a 33 per cent market growth that year. That’s good for Prosecco and the

September 5, 2017 News NewsOral Health

B.C. Government Boosts Health Coverage for Low-Income Kids

by CBC News British Columbia

The B.C. government is pouring an extra $6 million into a health-care fund for low-income kids. The BC Healthy Kids program will now get a total of $30 million a year to help cover costs for dental care, glasses and

August 31, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Dentsply Sirona World 2017 is SOLD OUT- but registration for 2018 is open!

by Dentsply Sirona

If you missed the chance to attend this year’s Ultimate Dental Meeting in Las Vegas, register now for Dentsply Sirona World 2018 in Orlando, Florida, so as not to make the same mistake twice! Dentsply Sirona World is heading back

August 31, 2017 News DentistryNews

Aussie Dental Product Exporters To Meet In Canberra

by Australian Dental Industry Association

Building collaborative networks amongst the Australian businesses involved in dental product manufacturing and export is the focus of the Australian Dental Products Exporters’ Forum to be held in Canberra on September 14, 2017. The event is convened by the Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA),

August 29, 2017 News NewsOral Health

FDI Releases Chairside Guide for Dentists with a Focus on Caries Prevention

by FDI World Dental Federation

DI World Dental Federation issued today a chairside guide to advise clinicians on restorative interventions with their patients. It was released on the opening day of the FDI World Dental Congress in Madrid, Spain (29 August-1 September) under the umbrella of the

August 29, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Are Alberta Dental Fees Still Too High?

by Benefits Canada

Alberta’s health minister isn’t happy with prices coming down by just three per cent in the new fee guide published by the Alberta Dental Association and College this month, according to the CBC. With Alberta having the highest dentistry fees of any province, the

August 29, 2017 News News

Henry Schein Supports Cancer Awareness And Research Through Its ‘Practice Pink’ Program

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) announced today that from September through December, it is offering its dental, animal health, and medical customers the opportunity to join the company in the fight against cancer. By purchasing a range of pink products,

August 17, 2017 News NewsOral Health

Dental Wings Joins Straumann Group

by Dental Wings

• Straumann Group increases its stake in Dental Wings Inc., a leading developer and supplier of CADCAM software and scanner technology, from 55% to 100%. • CEO Mike Rynerson returns to Straumann as head of the new Digital Business Unit. The shareholders of

August 16, 2017 News NewsOral Health

ADA and MD Anderson team up for Oral Cancer Symposium

by The American Dental Association

WHAT/WHO: Working Together Against Oropharyngeal Cancer is a symposium at which experts associated with the American Dental Association (ADA), The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and University of Chicago Medicine will address the

August 16, 2017 News NewsOral Health

UB dental school ranked among top 10 in nation and No. 11 worldwide

by The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine was ranked No. 10 among dental schools in the United States and No. 11 among dental schools worldwide in the 2017 global rankings of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The

August 9, 2017 News News

Bonti Announces Topline Results of EB-001 Phase 2A Clinical Study in Glabellar Lines

by Bonti

Bonti, a privately-held, clinical-stage biotechnology company, today announced topline results of the first clinical study of its lead product candidate, EB-001, in glabellar (frown) lines. The study achieved its objectives and confirmed both favorable safety and the expected clinical efficacy

August 9, 2017 News News

Dentsply Sirona World 2017 Selling Out Fast

by Dentsply Sirona

Only a limited number of registrations remain for Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas. With tracks including Business and Practice Management, CEREC®, Imaging, Restorative, Endodontic, Orthodontic and more, this educational festival is designed to provide the highest caliber of education

August 9, 2017 News News

Blast into your day with the Out of This World Fun Run at Dentsply Sirona World

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona continues the popular tradition of hosting a fun run at the annual event for Dentsply Sirona World attendees. This intergalactic space race takes off on the morning of Saturday, Sept. 16, at 7 a.m. Per tradition, attendees are

September 28, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

UPDATE: 22 Children Infected After Root Canal Procedures in Anaheim

by Courtney Perkes, The Orange County Register

Pediatric dental infections contracted at an Anaheim clinic increased to 22 on Tuesday, as Children’s Dental Group said most of the 500 children who underwent root canals there have been examined for signs of illness. The Orange County Health Care

August 16, 2016 News AnnouncementDentalNews

3 Couples Killed In Plane Crash Following Florida Dental Seminar

by Orlando Sentinel

Authorities say three married couples were killed following the crash of a small airplane that took off from a Kissimmee airport. The couples were visiting Central Florida for a dental seminar over the weekend. They departed from Kissimmee Gateway Airport

December 2, 2011 News Decay assessment and prevention

Microcavities: Does Earliest Decay Need Filling?

by ken

Lotta chatter about dentistry on the news shows these days…this from ABC news By the time a dentist finds a cavity, that tooth has been through several stages of a chronic infectious disease called dental caries, where acids dissolve tooth enamel,