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July 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

People Living With HIV Struggle To Access Much-Needed Dental Care

by The Conversation

Only three per cent of HIV organizations in British Columbia offer basic dental care to those who need it. Nearly 37 million people were living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) globally in 2017, according to the World Health Organization. In Canada, 84,409 cases

July 26, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Henry Schein Chairman And CEO Stanley Bergman Discusses Bridging The Health Gap At The 106th National Dental Association Convention

by Henry Schein

Stanley M. Bergman, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC), participated in a panel discussion at the 2019 National Dental Association Convention (NDA) President’s Symposium that explored the challenges associated with bridging the

July 25, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Visits To The Dentist Decline In Old Age, Especially Among Minorities

by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Visits to the dentist drop significantly after adults turn 80, finds a new study by researchers at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The study, published online in the journal Research on Aging, also highlights

July 25, 2019 News DentistryGeneral PracticeNews

Amalgam Recycling Expert To Speak At ADA FDI World Dental Congress

by American Dental Association

Those with questions about the July 14, 2020, amalgam recycling rule deadline can get answers from a representative from HealthFirst at the at the ADA FDI World Dental Congress in the Practice Institute area. Bryan Foss, product manager for the

July 25, 2019 News DentistryNews

Dentist Had To Use Thousands Of His Own Cash To Treat NHS Patients

by Examiner Live

A dentist who says he was forced to close his practice has revealed he was putting huge amounts of his own cash into subsidising the NHS. Dr Khurrum Hamid has spoken out a week on from shutting the doors to

July 25, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Dental Hygienists Recognize Valuable Partnerships With Dental Industry

by The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) continues to build key partnerships with dental industry leaders to enhance public understanding of the dental hygiene profession and improve the oral health of Canadians. Recognizing the power of these valuable partnerships, CDHA has

July 24, 2019 News DentistryNews

Are Mushrooming Private Colleges Creating A Surplus of Dentists?

by News Click

Thanks to mushrooming private dental colleges in India, more dental graduates are being created than there is demand for, as the metros, smaller cities and towns are already saturated. As for rural areas, oral healthcare is not an area of

July 24, 2019 News DentistryNews

Guelph’s Giggles’ Dental Clinic Gets Last Laugh In Naming Dispute

by Guelph Mercury

A receptionist at the Giggles dental clinic in south Guelph answered the phone Wednesday: “How may I make you smile today?” But the table has turned: the dental profession’s government body put a happy face on staff by announcing it

July 24, 2019 News NewsOral Health

New Policy Set To Transform Dental Health For Children

by Irish Examiner

New policy to transform dental health for children, says Helen O’Callaghan. The Irish oral health landscape is set to be transformed following the publication of National Oral Health Policy Smile Agus Sláinte. The new policy provides free oral healthcare to all

July 24, 2019 News NewsOral Health

KaVo Kerr Launches KaVo Care™—Genuine Repair, Made Easy

by KaVo Kerr

KaVo Kerr is pleased to announce the launch of KaVo Care™, a unique service program designed to make handpiece repairs faster and easier. KaVo Care™ offers an online portal, kavocare.com, where customers will find flat-fee pricing based on the device they wish to

July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Tissue Bank Operational At Maulana Azad Institute Of Dental Sciences

by The Economic Times

A tissue bank has been made operational at the Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences to provide bone and tissue grafts to different streams of medical sciences. This is the country’s only such facility in a dental institute and one of the few in

July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

12 Lakh Cases Of Oral Cancer In India In 2018: Why Dental Care Is Important

by The News Minute

Dental care and oral hygiene largely remains an undiscussed topic, with few people aware of the risks associated with poor dental hygiene. The National Oral Health Care Programme, which falls under the care of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Some Alaskans Feeling Pain Of Medicaid Dental Cuts

by The Associated Press

Budget vetoes by Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy eliminated Medicaid dental coverage for adults — a $27 million cut that is having an impact. KTUU reports that Michael Shelden had plans to get dentures after having all his teeth pulled following

July 23, 2019 News NewsOral Health

DMG Introduces Revolutionary LuxaCrown, The Chairside Way To Long-Lasting Crowns

by DMG

DMG today announced that it is now accepting pre-orders for its LuxaCrown️ semi-permanent crown and bridge material. The revolutionary new product will start shipping to customers in September. Pre-order LuxaCrown now! LuxaCrown creates long-lasting crowns directly chairside, which saves time

July 22, 2019 News NewsOral Health

IDEM Singapore 2020 – Strong Export Interest In South East Asia Among North American Dental Manufacturers


IDEM 2020 (International Dental Exhibition and Meeting) Singapore will open its doors in 10 months. The event is widely considered to be one of the premier dental industry trade shows and conferences for the fast-growing Asian Market. Very early sign-ups

July 22, 2019 News Dental ProductDentistryNewsOral Health

UB Center Helps Bring Local Dental Products To Market

by The University at Buffalo

Stocked on the shelves of Western New York pharmacies is a bottle of dry mouth spray Lubricity, a product developed and manufactured locally by You First Services, Inc. with the support of the University at Buffalo Center for Dental Studies.

July 22, 2019 News DentistryNews

Nashville Endodontist Elected First Female President Of Tennessee Dental Association

by ADA

Dr. Terryl Propper, a Nashville endodontist, likes to quote the first and only female prime minister of India, Indira Ghandi: “There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those that take the credit. There is less

July 22, 2019 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

‘Inadequate’ Health Response Leaves 3.5bn With Poor Dental Care

by The Guardian

Scientists are calling for radical reform of dental care, tighter regulation of the sugar industry and greater transparency around conflict of interests in dental research to tackle the high and rising toll of oral disease such as mouth cancers. In

July 19, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Colgate, Ryan’s World Unveil Children’s Oral Care Line

by Drug Store News

Colgate and YouTube star Ryan of Ryan’s World have joined forces with Pocket.watch on a new collection of oral care products for children. The collection, designed by Ryan in conjunction with the oral care company, consists of a powered toothbrush,

July 19, 2019 News General NewsNews

Woman Files Complaint After Police Intervened In Dental Fee Dispute

by Montreal Gazette

A woman has filed a complaint with the Montreal police ethics committee after she says she was threatened with arrest and a criminal charge over a disagreement concerning dental fees. “I felt that being a single mother on social assistance