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January 17, 2018 News Oral Health

Donald M. Casey Jr. Appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dentsply Sirona

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Donald M. Casey Jr. as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company’s Board of Directors, effective February 12, 2018. Mr. Casey succeeds

January 17, 2018 News Oral Health

New Research Concludes that the Canary System™ Accurately Measures Caries Lesion Volume and Depth

by The Canary System

Trying to assess the size of an area of tooth decay is a major clinical challenge. Visually, the area may appear as a white or brown spot but what is going on beneath the surface?  The Open Dentistry Journal has

January 16, 2018 News Oral Health

Air Techniques Donates to Helping Haitian Angels

by Air Techniques, Inc.

Air Techniques, Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment, has donated a VacStar 20 Wet Vacuum System to the Helping Haitian Angels (HHA) KAV Dental Clinic. The Helping Haitian Angels (HHA), a non-profit Christian organization, was founded by

January 15, 2018 News Oral Health

Academy of Laser Dentistry Now Accepting Applications for 2018 Research Grants

by Academy of Laser Dentistry

The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) the only independent and unbiased non-profit association dedicated to improving patient care with the proper use of laser technology, is now accepting applications for the Dr. Eugene M. Seidner Research Grants Program. Named in

December 28, 2017 News Oral Health

Septodont Announces New Alliance with Importaciones Dental Universitario

by Septodont

Septodont, the Global Leader in Dental Pain Management, announces a new strategic alliance with Importaciones Dental Universitario (IDU) based in Cali, Colombia. The Septodont & IDU alliance represents a key opportunity to launch the Septodont product line into a country

December 19, 2017 News Oral Health

Dental Patients Should Maximize Their Benefits with Quality Care and Materials This Holiday Season

by National Association of Dental Laboratories

As the calendar year comes to an end, the National Association of Dental Laboratories (NADL) is reminding patients to take advantage of any unused dental insurance benefits while making informed decisions about their dental restorations. The association is also encouraging

December 19, 2017 News Oral Health

Research Published Showing the Canary System Can Accurately Detect Caries Beneath the Intact Margins of Amalgam Restorations

by The Canary System

The Open Dentistry Journal has just published a study entitled “In Vitro Detection of Caries Around Amalgam Restorations using Four Different Modalities” (https://benthamopen.com/contents/pdf/TODENTJ/TODENTJ-11-609.pdf ). This paper concluded that The Canary System® can detect caries under the intact margins of amalgam

December 18, 2017 News Oral Health

Lions, Dolphins and More: Saving animals’ teeth with root canal treatment from Dentsply Sirona Endodontics

by Dentsply Sirona Inc.

Today, dental treatment provided to animals is also performed using the latest technologies. Saving the teeth of animals is essential for basic needs such as eating but also for self-defense, and root canal treatments can prevent potentially life-threatening infections. The

December 14, 2017 News Oral Health

Henry Schein Celebrates The Season With Its 19th Annual Holiday Cheer For Children Program

by Henry Schein, Inc. 

Team Schein Members Collect Toys, Clothing, Games, and More for Participating Children and Their Families at 20 Henry Schein Locations Around the World Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) is celebrating the holidays this December with more than 1,000 underserved children

December 12, 2017 News Oral Health

Government of Canada Supports Healthier Smiles

by Canadian Institutes of Health Research

National research network receives $850,000 to advance oral health research to better address the needs of Canadians A national network of researchers will receive additional funding from the Government of Canada to support its work to improve the oral health

December 12, 2017 News Oral Health

Winnipeg Dentist Turning Baby Teeth Black — To Keep Kids Out of Surgery

by CBC News

Silver diamine fluoride a low-cost way to halt (but not fix) tooth decay A new treatment for dental cavities could mean that fewer kids need to squirm through complex dental surgeries or go under general anesthetic. Dentist and University of

December 12, 2017 News Oral Health

3D Printed Products – Industry Leads Regulatory Reform

by ADIA

The Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA) is leading the charge in supporting the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) develop new regulatory standards for 3D printed medical devices. “Australia’s dental industry has proven itself to be an early adopter of 3D printed medical devices which has

December 5, 2017 News Oral Health

New Futuredontics’ Report Reveals Growth of Social Media Usage Among Dental Professionals

by Futuredontics®

Futuredontics® has released an exclusive new report for dental professionals entitled, “How Dental Practices Use Social Media.” The report is now available to all dental professionals as a free download. The comprehensive 21-page report offers an in-depth view of social

December 5, 2017 News Oral Health

Monarch Vinyl Upholstery Cleaner by Air Techniques Receives High Reviews

by Air Techniques, Inc.

Air Techniques, Inc., a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment, received stellar reviews for Monarch Vinyl Upholstery Cleaner. The upholstery cleaner was evaluated by 12 dental professionals. This Peer-to-Peer product evaluation was conducted by Dental Product Shopper. Monarch Vinyl

December 1, 2017 News Oral Health

Crosstex Expands Product Portfolio with Acquisition of SAFE-FLO® Saliva Ejector Products

by Crosstex

Innovative Technology Eliminates Risk of Backflow and Reduces Risk of Cross Contamination Cantel Medical Corp. subsidiary, Crosstex International, Inc. (“Crosstex”), continues its market diversification and expansion with the acquisition of SAFE-FLO® Saliva Ejector products from RJC Products LLC (“RJC Products”).

November 22, 2017 News Oral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Support Improved Oral Health Programs for Indigenous Peoples

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to see that the 2017 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada focus on the importance of oral health programs for First Nations and Inuit peoples. This matter is close to the heart

November 22, 2017 News Oral Health

Spike in Syphilis Cases Keeps Dentists on Alert

by Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Symptoms of the disease – making a comeback due to opioid abuse – often seen in the mouth and on tongue and lips hruti Kashikar was startled to see the results of a biopsy sent to her lab for diagnosis

November 22, 2017 News Oral Health

UB Receives $1.35 Million Grant to Shed Light on the ‘Dark Matter of Biology’

by University of Buffalo

Researchers will develop tools that simplify analysis of glycans, biomolecules more diverse than the genome A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has received a $1.35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund for Glycoscience to

November 17, 2017 News Oral Health

Henry Schein To Showcase Digital Solutions At Greater New York Dental Meeting, Nov. 26-29, 2017

by Henry Schein

– Booth Highlights Include the Latest Products, Services, and Solutions for Helping Practitioners Operate Successful Practices and Deliver Quality Patient Care – Daily Schedule of In-Booth Presentations and Classroom Courses Showcasing Digital Technologies That Can Be Effectively Integrated Into Every

November 17, 2017 News Oral Health

Kerr Launches Harmonize™ in Canada

by Kerr Corporation

Kerr Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of Harmonize™ in Canada. It’s the next generation universal composite infused with Adaptive Response Technology (ART), a nanoparticle filler network with features that help dentists achieve a lifelike restoration with more ease