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July 2, 2019 News HumourNewsOral Health

This Dentist Doesn’t Just Go To Disneyland — He Works There, Too

by The Orange County Register

Dr. Wing Chung, whose practice is in Covina, spends his weekends piloting the Sailing Ship Columbia on the Rivers of America. Next time you see Wing Chung behind the steering wheel of Disneyland’s Sailing Ship Columbia, piloting it around the Rivers of

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Chinese Robot Dentist Is First To Fit Implants In Patient’s Mouth Without Any Human Involvement

by South China Morning Post

Successful procedure raises hopes technology could avoid problems caused by human error and help overcome shortage of qualified dentists A robot dentist has carried out the first successful autonomous implant surgery by fitting two new teeth into a woman’s mouth,

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Biotene Dry Mouth Oral Rinse To Receive ADA Seal of Acceptance

by American Dental Association

The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced that Biotene Dry Mouth Oral Rinse is the first product to earn the ADA Seal of Acceptance in the Dry Mouth product category. The ADA Council on Scientific Affairs in June accepted the

July 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

NeoDiamond Celebrates 30 Years

by Microcopy

NeoDiamond, the pioneer and #1 single-patient-use diamond, is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Three decades ago, Microcopy co-founder Thom Maas, Jr. achieved his vision to offer a high quality, sterile and efficient dental diamond bur — even coining the phrase “Single-Patient-Use”.

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Poll Shows Americans Open to Receiving Medical and Dental Care from Range of Providers

by Jane Koppelman

Adults on Medicaid face more challenges than the privately insured in getting dental services Most Americans are open to getting some basic dental care from medical providers and some medical care from dental providers, according to a nationwide survey fielded

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Oral Health Foundation Launches New Guidelines For Denture Adhesives

by Dental Tribune International

The Oral Health Foundation (OHF) has recently published a new set of global science-based guidelines for denture adhesives. The new recommendations will combat the current lack of guidance for complete denture wearers regarding the correct use of denture adhesives.  

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

BDA Applauds Mayor Khan’s Commitment To Child Oral Health

by British Dental Journal

The British Dental Association (BDA) has applauded recommendations from the London Assembly in their new report ‘Keeping the Tooth Fairy Away’, addressing child oral health inequalities across the capital. The report has backed key recommendations from the BDA, including support

July 1, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Large Grants Awarded To Windsor-Essex Organizations For Mental And Oral Health Projects

by Windsor Star

More than half a million dollars was given to several organizations across Windsor-Essex Thursday, from the Downtown Mission to the Residence for Young Men. The grants were awarded to support oral and mental health care programs that help vulnerable or

June 28, 2019 News DentistryNews

Britt Baker On Balancing Her Jobs As Wrestler & Dentist

by SE Scoops

Current AEW wrestler Dr. Britt Baker who is a doctor by day and wrestler by night, talked about juggling both of her careers and how she manages to do it while speaking to Diva Dirt. Baker has studied behavioral medicine with

June 28, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Traveling Dental Clinic Provides Care To Underserved Children

by Vince Vitrano

Thousands of local children will now be able to see a dentist without going to the dentist. DentaMed Healthcare, funded by a $500,000 grant from UnitedHealth, is about to roll out a mobile dentist office. The object is to deliver

June 28, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

NHS Wales: Dentists Warn Of ‘Access Crisis’

by BBC News

Only one in six dental practices in Wales are offering treatment to new adult patients on the NHS, according to research by the British Dental Association (BDA). It also found just over a quarter of 355 dental practices in the

June 28, 2019 News DentistryImplantologyNewsOral Health

Nobel Biocare Announces Breakthrough New Implant System In Madrid

by Nobel Biocare

For over 50 years, Nobel Biocare has been a pioneering force for implant dentistry. At the Global Symposium in Madrid, the company is now taking innovation to another level with the announcement of its Nobel Biocare N1™ implant system. Soon

June 28, 2019 News ImplantologyNews

Full Supplement Of CIDRR Highlights Scientific Evidence For Nobel Biocare’s Latest Surface Innovations

by Nobel Biocare

With the launch of its Xeal™ abutment surface and TiUltra™ implant surface this year, Nobel Biocare recently initiated the Mucointegration™ era for implant dentistry. Now, evidence supporting these pioneering surfaces including clinical data has become available in a special supplement

June 28, 2019 News DentistryGeneral NewsNewsOral Health

Peloton Capital Makes First Major Investment, Taking A Stake In A National Chain Of Dental Offices

by Andrew Willis

Private equity fund Peloton Capital Management is investing $75-million in national chain 123Dentist Inc., the latest financial player to target dentistry as an industry that’s ripe for consolidation. Peloton, launched last November by veterans of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

June 27, 2019 News News

Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe To Benefit From $100,000 Dental Grant

by Nick Twietmeyer

Members of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe will soon have a reason to smile big, now that the tribe is set to benefit from a $100,000 grant from Delta Dental’s nonprofit Arcora Foundation. Grant funds will be used to pay

June 27, 2019 News News

Dental Student Loan Repayment Program Signed Into Law

by Daylina Miller

Dentists burdened by high student loan debt may soon get some relief. Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law HB 843 that – among other things – revives a defunct loan repayment program for dentists who see low-income patients. “This is a way

June 27, 2019 News DentistryNews

FEFU Scientists Likely Found Way To Grow New Teeth For Patients

by Far Eastern Federal University

A group of histologists and dentists from School of Biomedicine, Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), teamed up with Russian and Japanese colleagues and found cells that are probably responsible for the formation of human dental tissue. Researchers propose to apply

June 27, 2019 News News

Dentist Admits To Fraudulently Prescribing Woman Thousands Of Units Of Opiates

by Sam Clancy

Over his 10-year relationship with the woman, he ordered 14,000 units of various opiates for her, including Xanax, Valium, Hydrocodone and Tramadol. A Florissant dentist pleaded guilty to charges against him for over-prescribing a woman before her death in 2018.

June 27, 2019 News Dental phobiaLaser DentistryNews

New Dental Laser At Pitt County Dentist Eases Patient Fears

by WITN

A new treatment option at a dental practice in the east is helping ease fears of going to the dentist. Vinson Family Dental in Winterville is using Solea lasers to better accommodate its patients. Dr. Brian Vinson is the owner

June 27, 2019 News News

123Dentist’s ‘Dentist First’ Strategy Attracts Support from Equity Partner to Accelerate Growth Across Canada

by 123Dentist

123Dentist, Canada’s largest majority Canadian-owned network of dental practices, today announced that it has raised $425 million, including $300 million in committed growth capital and a further $125 million accessible from both equity and debt partners. The funds received, which