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August 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Self-Regulation In Health Care Professions Comes Under Scrutiny

by cmaj News

An inquiry into the regulation of British Columbia’s dentists may lead to an overhaul of health care regulation across the province — and could be a sign of what’s to come across the country. The resulting report suggested that self-regulating

August 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

526 Teeth Extracted From 7-Year-Old’s Mouth

by NDTV

Doctors have extracted an astounding 526 teeth from the mouth of a seven-year-old boy in a rare surgery performed at the city’s Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, doctors said. Suffering from a rare case of “Compound Composite Ondontoma”, the boy

August 1, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

GC America Inc. Celebrates Grand Opening Of New State-Of-The-Art Facility

by GC America

Dignitaries and distinguished dental professionals from all over the United States came together on Friday, July 26, 2019 to celebrate the grand opening of GC America’s new home at 3737 127th St. in Alsip, IL. The new building is now

August 1, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Canada’s Dental Hygiene Superhero Unmasked

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

From an impressive field of 856 deserving nominees from across Canada, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is thrilled to reveal the winner of its second annual dental hygiene superhero competition. This remarkable field of nominees was narrowed to 20

August 1, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Henry Schein Awards Fourth Annual Henry Schein Cares Medal In The Dental Category; Names United Cerebral Palsy Association Of The Rochester Area ‘Best in Class’

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it has awarded its fourth annual Henry Schein Cares Medal in the Dental category, recognizing three nonprofit organizations and naming Rochester, N.Y.-based United Cerebral Palsy Association of the Rochester Area (CP Rochester) as “Best

August 1, 2019 News DentistryNews

Burlington Dentist Also A Daycare Entrepreneur

by The Hamilton Spectator

The search for a daycare centre years ago has landed Dr. Walter Heidary of Burlington a nomination as one of Ontario’s entrepreneurs of the year. The Childventures Early Learning Academy he started 10 years ago has now expanded to five

July 31, 2019 News ImplantologyNewsOral Health

Dental Implants Market To Reach USD 8.06 Billion By 2026

by Reports and Data

High prevalence of tooth related diseases, growing geriatric population, immense funding for carrying out R&D activities, increasing strategic developments such as partnerships and agreements are key factors contributing to high CAGR of Dental Implants Market during forecast period. According to

July 31, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Cairns Dental Surgery May Have Exposed Patients To HIV And Hepatitis, Authorities Say

by 7 News

Hundreds of patients of a Queensland dental surgery may have been exposed to dangerous bloodborne diseases, including possibly HIV, according to state health authorities. The Essential Dental for Life clinic in Cairns was shut down by health authorities last month

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4 Groups Endorse AAP-AAPD Dental Sedation Guidelines For Children

by AAP News

Four health organizations have added their endorsements to recent guidance from the AAP and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) that aims to improve the safety of pediatric patients undergoing dental sedation. The American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society for Pediatric

July 31, 2019 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienists Are Filling An Oral Health Care Gap In Arkansas

by Arkansas Public Media

Dental hygienists are starting to fill a crital gap in oral health in Arkansas, experts say, given the state has a  shortage of dentists, especially in low-income rural districts. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2015 reported

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Patterson Foundation Awards More Than $187,460 In Grants To Oral Health And Animal Health Organizations

by Patterson Foundation

The Patterson Foundation recently announced $187,460 in grant funding to 11 non-profit organizations in the oral and animal health fields. These organizations were selected based on the Foundation’s focus of providing dental care to disadvantaged communities and assistance dogs to

July 30, 2019 News DentistryNews

Missouri Restricts Dentists’ Prescriptions Of Opioids

by KCTV News

A new Missouri law limits the amount and types of opioid pain medications dentists can prescribe. The bill, signed earlier this month, tells dentists to restrict opioid prescriptions to no more than the equivalent of 10 regular Vicodin pills per

July 30, 2019 News NewsOral Health

$100,000 Available For Grants To Improve Oral Health

by Victoria News

For many Capital Region residents, accessing oral health care can be challenging. Whether due to financial barriers to dental care, transportation challenges, or finding services that can accommodate specialized needs, dental and other oral health care is an essential piece

July 30, 2019 News News

Hundreds Of Thousands Not Taking Up PRSI Dental, Optical Benefits

by The Irish Times

Hundreds of thousands of people are not taking advantage of a State benefit scheme offering free or discounted dental, optical and hearing care, new figures show. Some 2.5 million people pay PRSI, which entitles them to services such as a

July 29, 2019 News News

Former Cambridge Dental Business President Fined $230,000 For Tax Evasion

by The Record

The president of a Cambridge dental supply business took over $400,000 from the company to pay for maid services, landscaping and cottage renovations, a court heard Monday. Robert Bolton charged personal expenses to company expense accounts, took cash from the

July 29, 2019 News DentistryNews

Vietnamese Refugee Overcomes Troubled Past To Become A Dentist

by VOA News

Sonny Duong went from being a Vietnamese refugee to a career as a dentist in the United States. But his path was not a straight or easy one. Born in Vietnam, Duong came to the U.S. and worked hard as

July 29, 2019 News General PracticeNews

Texting At Work Wasn’t Just Cause For Termination, B.C. Tribunal Rules

by CBC

A woman who was fired with cause for texting during a meeting and not being a “team player” has been awarded $5,164 in compensation for her seven years of service at the dental office where she worked. The employer, dentist Dr.

July 29, 2019 News Dental HygieneGeneral PracticeNews

After Career-Ending Work Injuries, Dental Hygienist Turns To Researching The Problem

by CBC

A P.E.I. dental hygienist who had to stop practising because of repetitive strain injuries is now researching just how common the problem is and coming up with strategies to prevent it. Marilyn Harris practiced for eight years, but had to

July 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Major Players Operating in the Dental Braces Market from 2019 to 2023

by Technavio

The growing number of dental institutions, and the rising prevalence of dental diseases has led to a significant increase in the number of dental practitioners in developed countries. Moreover, the need for specialized dentists and orthodontists is also increasing in

July 26, 2019 News DentistryNews

UTHealth Launches Dentist-To-Dentist ‘Telementoring’ Program

by UT Health

Kuwaiti dentist Alaa Al-Saffar, DDS, may be 7,000 miles from the Texas Medical Center but that did not keep her from catching a lecture on mouth ulcers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Al-Saffar and