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September 9, 2019 News News

FDI World Dental Federation And Smile Train Launch Project To Improve Oral Health Of Children With Clefts

by FDI World Dental Federation

Oral health non-profits FDI World Dental Federation (FDI) and Smile Train are joining forces with support from GSK Consumer Healthcare to launch a two-year project to improve oral health guidance and on-going care for children with clefts. Together, FDI and

September 8, 2019 News News

Henry Schein’s 22nd Annual ‘Back To School’ Program Helps Thousands Of Students Around The World Return To The Classroom

by Henry Schein

To help students in need around the world return to school with confidence, Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) recently held its 22nd annual “Back to School” program. This year, the Company provided nearly 5,000 children with backpacks and school supplies

September 8, 2019 News News

8 In 10 Children In India Suffer From Oral Health Problems: Study

by Express Healthcare News

A new national study by KANTAR IMRB for Colgate-Palmolive (India) revealed that at least 8 out of ten children in India suffer from oral health issues, underscoring the need for immediate action. Some of the major oral health problems found

September 7, 2019 News News

DIAC Announces The Future Of Digital Dentistry With Health Canada Digital Health Division


The DIAC Board of Directors would like to invite you to our upcoming fall event.  We are fortunate to have guest speakers from industry, Health Canada Digital Health Division and academia speaking on current digital practices, regulatory oversight and changes

September 6, 2019 News News

The Boxing Dentist: A Fighter Who Breaks And Remakes Teeth For A Living

by The Guardian

Boxer and dental surgeon Dr Arthif Daniel occupies two parallel professional environments: the calm clinical atmosphere of his surgeries in Runcorn and Manchester during the week and the frenetic and brutal world of boxing across Europe at the weekends. There are times

September 6, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Canada’s Homeless People Need Better Access To Dental Care

by Cynthia Griffith

As the connection between oral health and overall physical health becomes continually more evident, more doctors recognize the need for dental care and coverage. However, there is one part of the Canadian population that lacks access to basic dental hygiene.

September 6, 2019 News News

Sonendo® To Present At Baird 2019 Global Healthcare Conference

by Sonendo

Sonendo®, Inc., the developer of  the GentleWave® System, a breakthrough technology for the dental marketplace, today announced that President and CEO, Bjarne Bergheim, will present at the Baird 2019 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, Sept 5, 2019, 11:25 a.m. EDT.

September 6, 2019 News News

Henry Schein To Participate In The ADA FDI World Dental Congress Presented By The American Dental Association And FDI World Dental Federation

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced its lineup of new solutions and events to be featured during the ADA FDI World Dental Congress, presented by the American Dental Association (ADA) and FDI World Dental Federation, from September 5 to

September 5, 2019 News News

Scientists Regrow Tooth Enamel In Key Discovery That Could Mark End Of Fillings

by Independent

Scientists have discovered a way to grow back tooth enamel, a development that could spell the end of fillings as a method to repair cavities. A team of researchers of China’s Zhejiang University were able to create a gel that makes tooth enamel

September 5, 2019 News News

Biotech Startup Guides UB Discoveries To Market For Dental Patients

by University of Buffalo

Praveen Arany and Daniel Chan would have never guessed that a friendship forged over badminton would lead to the formation of an emerging biotechnology startup. The pair, who coached together for nearly five years at Rally Niagara Badminton Club in

September 5, 2019 News News

Mouthwash Use Could Inhibit Benefits Of Exercise

by University of Plymouth

Exercise is known to reduce blood pressure — but the activity of bacteria in our mouths may determine whether we experience this benefit, according to new research. An international team of scientists has shown that the blood pressure-lowering effect of

September 5, 2019 News News

Kerr Endodontics Launches The New, Cordless Elements™ IC Obturation System

by KaVo Kerr

The new obturation system that offers clinicians comfort and control like never before. Kerr Endodontics introduces an innovative upgrade in endodontic devices with the elements™ IC Obturation System. Built on the success of it’s award-winning predecessor, elements™ free, the new

September 4, 2019 News News

Sable EZ Lube Line Of Dental Handpiece Lubricants

by Sable Industries Inc.

Please note as of July, 2019 Sable has expanded to include the Sable EZ Lube line of products!  Sable EZ Lube Spray, Dropper and Refill are now available across Canada.  Sable EZ Lube has been tested by a 3rd party

September 4, 2019 News News

B.C. Health Minister Proposes Allowing Dental Hygienists To Treat Patients Who Haven’t Seen Dentist In Previous Year

by Georgia Straight

Six million Canadians do not visit the dentist each year due to cost, according to federal NDP health critic Don Davies. The NDP MP for Vancouver Kingsway has insisted that access to medically necessary dental care should be a right in Canada. “It’s

September 4, 2019 News News

Dentist Offices Nationwide Hit With REvil Ransomware Attacks

by SC Magazine

Dental practices across the country found themselves locked out of their patient files after a hacker group infected a pair of software providers with REvil, or Sodinokibi, ransomware. The two companies, The Digital Dental Record and PerCSoft, which created DDS

September 4, 2019 News News

The AAID Celebrates Dental Implant Awareness Month In September

by The AAID Foundation

September is Dental Implant Awareness Month, sponsored by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). This year’s theme, “What’s your reason to smile?” focuses on the many ways dental implants can have a life-changing impact. “Dental Implant Awareness Month is

September 3, 2019 News News

Alex Crisses Joins Sonendo® Board of Directors

by Sonendo, Inc.

Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company, and developer of the GentleWave® System announced today that Alex Crisses, a Managing Director at General Atlantic, will join Sonendo’s Board of Directors. Alex’s area of focus is on investments in General Atlantic’s technology

September 3, 2019 News News

Province Proposes Oral Health Regulatory Changes

by CKPG Today

The BC government is posting proposed oral health regulatory changes with the goal of promoting more interprofessional practice, as well as providing more dental care options for British Columbians. The regulations that are potentially affected include the Dental Hygienist Regulation,

September 3, 2019 News News

Teeth-Straightening Company Files 1st Lawsuit In Canada Against Manitoba Dental Group

by CBC News

A U.S. company that mails retainers to clients to straighten their teeth has filed a lawsuit against Manitoba dentists, marking its first legal threat in Canada. SmileDirectClub, a Nashville-based company that has been involved in dozens of lawsuits and complaints

September 3, 2019 News News

Key New Molecules Uncovered That Could Help Tackle Tooth Loss And Regeneration

by Mrs. Amy King, University of Plymouth

Our teeth take thousands of bites per day, and understanding exactly what holds them in place and how is key to helping people live with their own teeth for longer. Now new research published in the Journal of Dental Research has shed