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April 7, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

Walk for a Smile: Cambrian Dental Hygiene Students Take a Hike for a Good Cause

by Sudbury.com

Cambrian dental hygiene students are getting ready to do their 19th annual charity walk to improve oral health awareness and outcomes. “Walk for A Smile” is an annual event at Cambrian College where dental hygiene students log the kilometres they

April 7, 2022 News News

Irishman Dies Suddenly While Having Dental Treatment in Turkey

by Irish Mirror

An Irishman has died suddenly while having dental treatment in Turkey. Tony Rogers, 66, flew to Istanbul for an emergency procedure on Monday and then passed away after he received an anesthetic in the dentist’s chair the next morning. The

April 6, 2022 News News

Patients Reporting Penicillin Allergy Less Likely to Have Successful Dental Implants

by NYU College of Dentistry

Antibiotic alternatives to amoxicillin linked to an increase in dental implant failure Dental implants are more than twice as likely to fail in people who report an allergy to penicillin and are given alternative antibiotics, compared to those given amoxicillin,

April 5, 2022 News News

Selwyn Dentist, in Vegas to Get Married, Invited on Stage to Sing with Carrie Underwood

by Bill Hodgins, the Peterborough Examiner

You know that idiom that begins ‘Whatever Happens in Vegas’… well, Selwyn dentist Dr. Courtney Toms might want to hold off on that one a little bit. Toms, who practises at Selwyn Family Dental, already had a memorable time planned in

April 5, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Study: Carbs, Sugary Foods May Influence Poor Oral Health

by University at Buffalo

The foods we eat on a regular basis influence the makeup of the bacteria — both good and bad — in our mouths. And researchers are finding that this collective of bacteria known as the oral microbiome likely plays a

April 5, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Pandemic Backlog Leaves 50,000 Missed Vaccines and 40,000 Delayed Dental Screenings at Hamilton Schools

by The Spec

Public health will send redeployed staff back to their regular jobs at the end of April despite a resurgence of COVID that is forecast to last into the summer. Hamilton medical officer of health Dr. Elizabeth Richardson says programs postponed or downsized for more than

April 5, 2022 News CancerNewsOral Health

Pandemic-Driven Behaviors Could Increase Risk of Oral Cancer

by ADA

Two years into the pandemic, regular dental visits are more important than ever. In fact, they could save lives. New studies published in The Journal of the American Dental Association underscore the importance of regular dental visits in the prevention

April 1, 2022 News NewsPractice management

Schulich Mini-MBA: Dentist Business Leadership Program 2022 Bursary Application for Oral Health Reader

by Schulich School of Business

The Schulich Mini-MBA: Dentist Business Leadership Program is the only program of its kind in Canada designed for dentist entrepreneurs focused on enhancing their business management skills to drive growth and profitability in their dental practice. This unique program delivers

April 1, 2022 News DentistryNews

Envista Announces DEXIS Brand Name for Imaging Business


Envista Holdings Corporation (“Envista”) today announced Envista’s KaVo imaging business will be re-branded as “DEXIS”. Dental professionals have known the DEXIS brand as the leader in digital intraoral radiography and diagnostic software innovation for over 20 years. The DEXIS brand

April 1, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Student Housing, Oral Health, Anti-racist App for Surgeons Winning Ideas at 2022 CTSC Health Hackathon

by Kim Delker, UNM Newsroom

They came. They saw. They hacked. After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2022 Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) Health Hackathon was back in person at the Domenici Center for Health Sciences Education North Wing at

March 31, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

Young or Old—Oral Health is Essential


April is oral health month in Canada and, while we all continue to focus on overcoming COVID-19 and keeping our communities healthy, we cannot forget that maintaining good health includes protecting our oral health. Dental hygienists know that taking care

March 30, 2022 News News

FDI World Dental Federation Launches Consensus Statement on Sustainable Oral Healthcare

by FDI World Dental Federation

FDI World Dental Federation (FDI), today, launched its inaugural Consensus Statement on Environmentally Sustainable Oral Healthcare, aimed at moving the oral healthcare sector towards more environmentally friendly practices that ultimately reduce the carbon footprint of the profession. The Consensus Statement was

March 29, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Federal Dental-Care Program Cannot Leave Indigenous Communities Behind, Say Advocates

by CBC

Dr. Sheri McKinstry is optimistic that a new national dental program will offer much-needed access to dental care across the country, but she also says it’s currently unclear how it will help improve oral health in remote Indigenous communities. “I can’t see

March 29, 2022 News NewsOral Health

130 Students, Faculty and Professionals Volunteer at Sask Polytech Health and Wellness Day

by Saskatchewan Polytechnic

130 dentists, dental therapists, denturists, dental assistants, dental hygienists, nurses and Saskatchewan Polytechnic students, faculty and staff volunteers, came together at the Sask Polytech dental clinic at Regina Campus on March 26 to provide easy access to quality health care.

March 28, 2022 News Dental ProductNews

Dentsply Sirona Announces Strategic Partnership with the Platform for Better Oral Health in Europe

by Dentsply Sirona

As part of its sustainability strategy “Beyond: Taking action for a brighter world”, Dentsply Sirona has expanded its successful engagement for better oral health and healthy smiles, by joining the Platform for Better Oral Health in Europe as a corporate

March 28, 2022 News DentistryNews

How the Federal Dental Plan Could Impact British Columbians

by CBC

Dentists who work with low-income communities say they are hopeful a federal dental plan announced this week will help their clients, but still have questions about how it will work. A new Liberal-NDP “supply-and-confidence” agreement will see the New Democrats support the

March 28, 2022 News DentistryNewsPractice management

ClearDent is Pleased to Announce a Strategic Partnership with Unleashing Dentistry

by ClearDent

ClearDent is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Canadian-based Unleashing Dentistry, which teaches dentists and their teams how to unleash their practice’s potential. “Partnering with the practice consulting team from Unleashing Dentistry is an exciting endeavour for ClearDent and

March 28, 2022 News Dental ProductNews

maxill Introduces Packard Healthcare PPE Product Line.

by maxill inc.

maxill inc has announced the release of a new personal protective product line, Packard Healthcare following increasing demand for quality PPE. The line will feature nitrile gloves and disposable gowns at affordable prices. The demand for personal protective equipment (PPE)

March 25, 2022 News Dental ProductNews

dentalcorp Strengthens Partnership With Align Technology

by dentalcorp

dentalcorp (TSX: DNTL) Canada’s largest and, one of North America’s fastest-growing networks of dental practices, today announced an extended partnership with Align Technology bolstering its offering of Invisalign® brand clear aligner treatment to Canadians nationwide through its Ortho Acceleration Program (OAP). “With patient expectations on

March 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

Former Dean of Dentistry, Recognized for ‘Transformation and Vision,’ Named Dean Emeritus

by University of Manitoba

A dentist and academic who led the UM dentistry program for eight years said he was humbled to be formally appointed dean emeritus of dentistry at a virtual ceremony on March 7. Dr. Johann de Vries served as dean of