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June 10, 2021 News DentistryNews

Understaffed and Ready to Hire, Dentists Face Applicant Shortages as They Emerge From COVID-19 Pandemic

by ADA

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Rebecca De La Rosa, D.D.S., prided herself on having a tenured dental team. But after losing two hygienists and an expanded-function assistant at the height of the pandemic — all of whom had been working for

June 9, 2021 News Dental TechnologyDentistryNews

VisCalor: Highly Filled Thermo-viscous Universal Composite

by VOCO America Inc.

After the successful launch of VisCalor bulk, VOCO introduces its second thermo-viscous composite in VisCalor. This universal esthetic composite brings the same innovative 2-in-1 technology with more shade options and indications while keeping it as simple as Warm it, Flow

June 9, 2021 News DentistryNews

UK Dental Leaders Commit to Review of Infection Control Rules Amid Backlog Concerns

by The National

The announcement came after dentists warned that the current rules could have “serious consequences” for patient care. Dentists have said that the number of appointments they can offer patients is being hampered by the stringent requirements for infection control in

June 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Buffalo Forensic Dentist Pens Sequel to Award-Winning Crime Novel

by The University at Buffalo

Previous novel was honored by Independent Publisher Book Awards, Reader’s Favorite International Book Awards and Next Generation Indie Awards University at Buffalo professor Mary Bush, a forensic dentist who has helped analyze prominent criminal investigations, is returning to the world

June 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

ADA Tells White House: No ‘Grave Danger’ of Being Exposed to COVID-19 in Dental Settings

by ADA

“There does not appear to be a grave danger of being exposed to COVID-19 in dental settings, particularly as the pandemic is decelerating.” This is what the ADA told the White House Office of Management and Budget during a June 1

June 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Pride Month: Open Forum to Explore Dentists’ Role as LGBTQ+ Allies

by ADA

In honor of Pride Month, dentists seeking to learn how to be a stronger LGBTQ+ ally in their practice are invited to a virtual open forum organized by the ADA’s New Dentist Committee and Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The forum, Amplifying

June 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona: Now Offering Pre-Sterilized Blister Packs of Vortex Blue Endodontic Instruments

by Dentsply Sirona

Developing solutions that increase patient safety and enable excellent clinical outcomes is a major priority for Dentsply Sirona. As a pioneer in infection prevention, the company is now offering pre-sterilized Vortex Blue Rotary files. This is in addition to the

June 7, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Scientists Say They’ve Created Candy That Heals Tooth Enamel

by Dan Robitzski, Neoscope

A team of scientists say they have developed an experimental lozenge, kind of like a breath mint, that could regrow your tooth enamel and strengthen your teeth. Researchers from the University of Washington are preparing to launch clinical trials to

June 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

CDHA and Dental Industry Partner for Success

by CDHA

As the focus shifts from oral health month (April) to a new membership year and a first-ever virtual conference, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) continues to foster meaningful partnerships with dental industry. CDHA recognizes how important these partnerships are

June 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

Dentsply Sirona Acquired the Assets of Propel Orthodontics, a Leading Innovator in Orthodontic Devices

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Propel Orthodontics, including the VPro device and the Fastrack Mobile App. Propel Orthodontics is a leading innovator, manufacturer, and worldwide seller of orthodontic devices. Propel Orthodontics

June 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Ontario Together Fund to Provide Dental Professionals with Free Rapid Antigen Tests Through ODA Supply Hub

by Sowingo

Sowingo, the largest cloud-based dental eCommerce and inventory management company in Canada, has partnered with the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) to provide its registered members with free Panbio™ COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Tests courtesy of the Ontario Together Fund (OTF). The

June 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

Government of Ontario Joins Forces with Ontario Dental Association to Offer Free N95 3M™ AURA™ Masks to Dental Professionals Through ODA Supply Hub

by Sowingo

Sowingo, the largest cloud-based dental eCommerce and inventory management company in Canada, has partnered with the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) to offer its registered members N95 3M™ AURA™ masks at no cost provided by the Ontario Government. The Ontario Government made a five-year

June 4, 2021 News News

COVID-19: Seroprevalence and Vaccine Responses in UK Dental Care Professionals

by International & American Associations for Dental Research

Dental care professionals are thought to be at enhanced risk of occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2, but robust data to support this is lacking. The study “COVID-19: Seroprevalence and Vaccine Responses in UK Dental Care Professionals,” published in the Journal of

June 4, 2021 News DentistryNews

COVID-19 Update: Stay-at-Home Order Lifted

by RCDSO

The Provincial government’s Stay-at-Home order is no longer in effect. It is expected that Ontario will move into step one of the Provincial Roadmap to Reopen the week of June 14, 2021. While the situation with COVID-19 is improving, dentists

June 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Align Technology Releases iTero Workflow 2.0 Software and Previews New iTero Element 5D Imaging System Auto-Upload Functionality

by Align Technology, Inc.

Newly released iTero Workflow 2.0 software features include faster scanning, improved visualization, and enhanced patient communication tools that help increase practice efficiency, support better clinical diagnosis, and drive patient engagement for treatment acceptance. Available in Q3’21 on the iTero Element

June 3, 2021 News DentistryNews

Align Technology Awards Funding to Universities Worldwide to Advance Orthodontic and Dental Research

by Align Technology

Align Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALGN) a leading global medical device company that designs, manufactures, and sells the Invisalign system of clear aligners, iTero intraoral scanners, and exocad CAD/CAM software for digital orthodontics and restorative dentistry,  announced the award of ten

June 2, 2021 News DentistryNews

U of T Dental Pride Alliance Advocates for LGBTQ+ Community

by University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry

While the intake for a new dental patient might be a simple process for some, for many transgender patients, the lack of options for gender or pronouns can be an isolating experience. This is one of the concerns the Faculty

June 2, 2021 News DentistryFinancesNews

Tax Court Win Means Dentists Can Qualify for HST Refunds

by DCY Professional Corporation Chartered Professional Accountants

A recent tax court victory for the Davis Dentistry Professional Corporation case has paved the way for dentists and orthodontists to qualify for HST refunds. This doesn’t mean everyone will be getting cheques from CRA, but those offices which have

June 2, 2021 News DentistryNews

European Inventor Award 2021: Meet Some of Today’s Most Inspiring Innovators on June 17th

by European Inventor Award

Watch the European Inventor Award ceremony online on Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 19:00 CEST  Event broadcast at inventoraward.org will showcase the stories of remarkable scientists and innovators in an all-new format  The public is invited to vote online for their favorite inventor

June 1, 2021 News DentistryNews

NYU Dentistry Receives Gift from BioHorizons to Expand Access, Education for Implant Dentistry

by NYU College of Dentistry

Funding and Products Will Support Patient Care and Continuing Education Programs NYU College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) has received major funding and in-kind support from BioHorizons Implant Systems, Inc. to make dental implants more accessible for patients in need and