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March 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

Faculty Experts Weigh in on Liberal-NDP Dental Plan

by University of Toronto

The federal government recently announced the launch of a new dental care program for low-income Canadians. The Faculty’s dental public health experts agree it is good news for Canadians and for our oral health care system. “It’s a long time coming,” says

March 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

$1-Million Gift to Drive Innovation in Digital Dentistry at McGill University

by dentalcorp

Canada’s largest and fastest growing network of dental practices, announced a $1 million gift to drive innovation in digital dentistry at McGill University’s Faculty of Dental Medicine and Oral Health Sciences. A core tenet of dentalcorp is investing in the

March 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on the Sustainability of Dental Practice: National-Dental-PBRN

by The American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research

 Jeffrey L Fellows, Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, OR, presented the “Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on the Sustainability of Dental Practice: National-Dental-PBRN” at the hybrid 51st Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the AADOCR, held in conjunction with the 46th Annual Meeting

March 24, 2022 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

Quebec Premier Promises to Fight Ottawa Over Dental and Pharmacare Plans

by Canoe.com

A battle is brewing between the federal government and the provinces over control of health care. A deal reached Tuesday between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh infringes on provincial jurisdiction and doesn’t have a future,

March 23, 2022 News Dental CareNewsOral Health

Liberals Agree to Launch Dental Care Program in Exchange for NDP Support

by CBC

The Liberals have agreed to launch a new dental care program for middle- and low-income Canadians and advance a number of other NDP priorities in exchange for New Democrats propping up the federal government until 2025. “We’ve agreed to work

March 23, 2022 News NewsOral Health

CDA Responds to Federal Government Considering New Federal Dental Program

by Canadian Dental Association

Oral health is a vital part of overall health, and all Canadians have a right to good oral health. We support efforts to improve access to dental care for those who need it most, such as seniors, children, those with

March 23, 2022 News NewsOral Health

CDHA Applauds LPC and NDP for Prioritizing Oral Health Care in Agreement

by CDHA

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) applauds today’s announcement by the Prime Minister of an agreement reached between the Liberal Party of Canada and the New Democratic Party that prioritizes a new oral health care program for low-income Canadians, including

March 23, 2022 News Dental TechnologyNews

The TeleDent™ Teledentistry Platform by MouthWatch Now Integrates with Henry Schein’s Dentrix G6 and G7 Practice Management Software

by MouthWatch, LLC

MouthWatch, LLC recently announced the integration of its award-winning, market leading TeleDent teledentistry platform with Henry Schein’s Dentrix G6 and G7 practice management software. According to MouthWatch LLC founder and CEO Brant Herman. “Deploying teledentistry is now easier for Dentrix

March 22, 2022 News NewsOral Health

New Data Reveals the Countries in Europe With the Best Oral Health

by Bite Magazine

According to a new study, people in Ireland, Lithuania and Azerbaijan all take better care of their teeth than Brits. The UK, in 12th place, fails to make the top 10 European countries in terms of dental hygiene, despite having lower

March 22, 2022 News DentistryNews

After 16 Years Without Teeth, a Stranger’s Donation Changed Jane’s Smile

by Lydia Hales, ABC News

About 16 years ago, Jane Bridges woke with significant swelling on the side of her face. She was rushed to the Royal Hobart Hospital and by that 9:30 that night, all her teeth had been removed. “I did end up

March 22, 2022 News News

Most Canadians Dream About Their Teeth Falling Out — Here’s What It Could Mean

by DailyHive

If you’ve ever had a dream about your teeth falling out, you’re not alone — it’s the second most common dream in the world, and the top one in Canada. A new Mornings.co.uk study has mapped out the most common dreams around

March 22, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Colgate® Announces Recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (CARE)

by Colgate-Palmolive Company

Colgate-Palmolive is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (CARE), which supports oral health research projects across multiple disciplines. The CARE Program identifies and supports the next generation of academic researchers by providing $30,000

March 21, 2022 News Dental conventionsNews

A Successful 157th Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting

by Oral Health

The 157th Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting was a success with over 16,000 attendees! Over 4,000 dentists attended along with many dental students, hygienists, assistants and office personnel. The speakers, sponsors and 4,000+ exhibitors helped contribute to creating such a

March 21, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Poor Oral Health More Likely for Children With Heart Conditions

by HealthDay

Children with heart conditions are more likely to have poor oral health and teeth in fair or poor condition than those without heart conditions, according to research published in the Feb. 11 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control

March 17, 2022 News DentistryNews

Significant Growth for the Ivoclar Group

by The Ivoclar Group

The Liechtenstein-based dental and medical technology company experienced strong growth in the 2021 fiscal year, achieving a turnover of more than 840 million Swiss francs. The following factors all contributed to the gain in market share of the Ivoclar Group

March 17, 2022 News DentistryNews

Oral Science is Proud to Launch a New 5 ML, More Convenient Bottle of Advantage Arrest®, the Leading Silver Diamine Fluoride Treatment (SDF) in Canada.

by Oral Science

This new format has been developed based on the demands and needs of dentists and dental hygienists across Canada: A smaller, convenient bottle Option to order more units at a similar cost value to allow you to stock more operatories

March 17, 2022 News Dental ProductNews

New Cartridge and Mixing Tip System: Applying Impression Material Efficiently and Easily

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona now makes the application of conventional impression material even easier and, above all, more efficient: The mixing tip and cartridge system has been optimized. The mixing cube technology results in improved mix quality of the material. In addition,

March 16, 2022 News DentistryNews

Hunt School of Dental Medicine’s Academic Dean Honored with Prestigious Award from Texas Tech University System Chancellor

by Hunt School of Dental Medicine’s

Dr. Wendy Woodall received the 2022 Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching Award It didn’t take long for the new Hunt School of Dental Medicine to be recognized for excellence. The Texas Tech University System Chancellor honored the school’s academic dean on

March 16, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. Adults Agree Maintaining Oral Health Essential to Overall Health

by Delta Dental Plans Association

In recognition of World Oral Health Day, Delta Dental published new survey* findings on U.S. adults’ oral health behaviors, including their awareness of the importance of good oral health and making dental care a priority this year. Key findings from

March 16, 2022 News NewsOral Health

People With Parkinson Disease May Have Lower Oral Health Quality of Life

by Heather Johnson, Neurology Advisor

People with Parkinson disease experience a lower oral health quality of life than people without the disease according to a study in the Netherlands to be published in the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation. Oral health quality of life is defined as