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April 26, 2022 News Dental CareNews

Ontario NDP Platform Includes Dental Care, Pharmacare, Paid Leave

by Benefits Canada

Ontario’s New Democratic Party’s election platform includes universal dental care, mental-health care and pharmacare. Following the agreement reached between the federal Liberals and NDP in late March, the provincial NDP will lead the way on the program, working with the federal

April 25, 2022 News News

Children’s Dentist in Prince George Fined, Barred From Sedating Patients by Regulatory College

by CBC

A pediatric dentist in northern B.C. has been fined more than $40,000 and barred from sedating patients following a misconduct investigation after a seven-year-old patient was hospitalized in 2019, said the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC). The

April 22, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

Discover EMS Guided Biofilm Therapy & VoiceWorks Live at the Upcoming ODA!

by Oral Science

Oral Science invites all Dental Professionals to its ODA Annual Spring Meeting booth (#525) to discover 5 new innovations to enhance patients’ satisfaction and the return on investment of dental hygiene departments. #1 NEW – EMS AIRFLOW Prophylaxis Master & Guided Biofilm

April 22, 2022 News News

Dentures May Negatively Impact a Person’s Overall Nutrition, Research Suggests

by Regenstrief Institute

Dentures may have a potentially negative impact on a person’s overall nutrition, according to new research from Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Dentistry. The research team leveraged electronic dental and health records to gain a better understanding of

April 21, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Battle Over a National Dental Care Plan Looming with Provinces

by National Post

A jurisdictional battle with the provinces could be looming over the dental care program that’s a centerpiece of the confidence deal between the federal Liberal government and the NDP. The federal budget said the dental care program would become available

April 20, 2022 News AwardsEndodonticsNews

American Association of Endodontists Announces 2022 Award Winners

by AAE

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE), the specialty dental association that represents more than seven thousand root canal dentists, is proud to recognize the winners of its prestigious awards during AAE22, the group’s annual meeting to be held in Phoenix.

April 19, 2022 News ConferenceNews

Dr. Brené Brown to Headline SmileCon 2022 in Houston

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) announces Dr. Brené Brown, researcher and author of six #1 New York Times best-sellers, will kick off SmileCon™ 2022 in Houston, Texas on October 13. A research professor at the University of Houston, Brown serves

April 19, 2022 News DentistryNewsRoot Canal

Dentist Not Required to Disclose Low Risk of Chronic Pain From Root Canal: B.C. Court of Appeal

by Jason Tan, Canadian Lawyer

Severe, chronic, nerve-related pain is not a material, special, or unusual risk associated with a root canal procedure that a dentist is required to disclose, the British Columbia Court of Appeal has found. In Parhar v. Weaver, 2022 BCCA 134, Dr.

April 19, 2022 News Dental StudentsNews

Dalhousie University 2022 Impact Award Winner Heba Al‑Ameri

by Dalhousie University

Heba Al-Ameri says that it is “just wonderful” to win the Impact Award for the Faculty of Dentistry this year. “My mom was really happy, too.” Heba’s mother also had an impact on her choice of profession.  “I’ve always been

April 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

Man Inhales Drill Bit Into Lung While at Dentist

by Live 5 News

What began as a routine dental visit landed an Illinois man in the hospital after he inhaled the dentist’s drill bit. A rare medical procedure was needed to remove it from his lung. Tom Jozsi, a 60-year-old maintenance worker, says

April 14, 2022 News News

U of T Faculty Hockey Team Wins Battle of Ontario Over Western

by Rachel Boutet, U of T

The U of T Dental Hockey Club are the winners of the 2022 Ontario Dental Cup, defeating Western’s Mighty Dents with a score of 4-1 on their home ice. This is the fourth year in a row the Faculty of

April 13, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

maxill Announces ‘maxill Student IPAC Champion Award’ for Dental Hygiene Students and 2021 Recipient

by maxill inc

Investing in Education | Investing in the Future of Dentistry: maxill inc is excited to announce the new maxill Student IPAC Champion Award. This new award will recognize future leaders in dentistry and reward their growth and understanding of infection

April 13, 2022 News EndodonticsNews

Thousands of Specialized Dentists Descend Upon Phoenix for Annual Meeting

by American Association of Endodontists

For the first time in three years, following two-plus years of many virtual engagements, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), a collection of specialized dentists known as endodontists, are excited to announce that their annual meeting, AAE22, will be held

April 13, 2022 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

P.E.I. Dental Association Says National Dental Plan Must Align with Provincial Program

by CBC

The Dental Association of Prince Edward Island says the federal budget promise to create a national dental program is good news for Islanders but hopes it won’t replace the provincial program currently in place. The federal Liberal government agreed to launch a new

April 13, 2022 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

COVID-19 Pandemic Has Interrupted Access to Vaccinations and Routine Dental Care for Many Children, Toronto’s Top Doctor Says

by CP24

The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted access to dental care and routine immunizations for many children and a new report from Toronto’s top doctor says that the city needs to work with the province to create a plan to address the

April 12, 2022 News DentistryNewsOral Health

The Government Has Committed $5.3 Billion to Establish Dental Care

by CTV News

The Liberal budget laid out money for a new dental care program Thursday, but not necessarily a plan. Now that $5.3 billion is on the table, the government has just shy of nine months to drill into the details and

April 12, 2022 News CancerNews

Canada Approved Vaccine to Prevent HPV-Related Oropharyngeal and Head and Neck Cancers

by Precisions Canada

Quebec-based Merck Canada today announced Health Canada approved an expanded indication of GARDASIL®9 in individuals 9 through 45 years of age to prevent infection caused by the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58. And this approval is

April 12, 2022 News ConferenceContinuing EducationNews

Clinical Research Dental® Hosts the Canadian Rockies Dental Conference in Banff, Alberta

by Clinical Research Dental

Clinical Research Dental is pleased to announce the Canadian Rockies Dental Conference sponsored by Hands-OnLine LIVE, August 11-13, 2022, hosted at The Rimrock Resort Hotel in Banff, Alberta. The Canadian Rockies Dental Conference is open to all dental professionals with

April 12, 2022 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

CDHA Applauds Government’s Support of Increased Access to Oral Health Care


The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), representing more than 20,000 dental hygienists working across the country, welcomes the federal budget tabled by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland in the House of Commons on April 7. The

April 7, 2022 News NewsOral Health

GSC and Community Partners Launch New Reports Uncovering Social Impact of Oral Health

by Financial Post

Green Shield Canada (GSC), in partnership with Toronto Foundation, Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation and the Ottawa Community Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of a new series of social impact reports called Left Behind: The State of Oral Health. The