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November 16, 2017 News Oral Health

Dentsply Sirona Reintroduces the CEREC MC Milling Unit to the U.S. Market

by Dentsply Sirona

The entry-level milling solution is available again as part of the U.S. CEREC product portfolio, offering an attractive and affordable path to digital dentistry and single-visit restorations Dentsply Sirona announced today the reintroduction of the CEREC MC Milling Unit to

November 16, 2017 News Oral Health

Convergent Dental Ranked Number 77th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2017 Technology Fast 500™

by Convergent Dental

Attributes 2002% Percent Revenue Growth to product performance and a strong commitment to customer success Convergent Dental today announced it ranked 77th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and

November 16, 2017 News Oral Health

Academy of Laser Dentistry Hosts Three Educational Sessions at GNYDM

by The 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, will carry on its mission with three hands-on sessions during the upcoming Greater New York

November 16, 2017 News Oral Health

Pioneer Lasers, Creator of the Modern Diode Laser, Brings Back Two Top-Selling Designs

by Jill Cecchini

To celebrate, it is offering an epic Q4 promotion Pioneer Lasers, LLC, is pleased to announce the return of two top-selling diode lasers along with an epic Q4 promotion to the dental community. Pioneer Lasers have been serving the dental

November 15, 2017 News Oral Health

Tooth or False? Five Dental Myths Debunked

by Anaida Deti, DentalX Smile Centres

Anaida Deti, owner and CEO of DentalX, and registered dental hygienist, sets the record straight on the most popular dental misconceptions Tooth be told, there’s a lot of potential misunderstandings when it comes to dental treatment and proper dental care

November 14, 2017 News Oral Health

Neil J. Gajjar, DDS, MAGD, Installed as President-Elect for Academy of General Dentistry

by Academy of General Dentistry

The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) has installed Neil J. Gajjar, DDS, MAGD, of Mississauga, Ontario, as the organization’s new president-elect. Dr. Gajjar, who recently served as the organization’s vice president, was promoted to this new role during a special

November 13, 2017 News Oral Health

Resources for Dentists as Opioid Crisis Declared Public Health Emergency

by California Dental Association

With the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Oct. 26 declaring the opioid crisis a public health emergency, CDA reminds dentists, who prescribe approximately 11 percent of prescription opioids annually,of the resources available to them. CDA’s online opioid

November 13, 2017 News Oral Health

How Bad Teeth are at the Root of Income Inequality in Canada

by Macleans

Anne Kingston: The glaring omission of dental care from Canadian health-care plans is both illogical and a public-health concern. When Bernie Sanders took his well-publicized cook’s tour of Canada’s much-vaunted universal public health care system recently, he wouldn’t have seen

November 13, 2017 News Oral Health

5 Ways To Help Children Manage Dental Anxiety

by Huffington Post Canada

Does your child fear the dentist? Many kids do—mine included. After a routine visit, my seven-year-old son swore off opening up and saying “ahh.” The scrape of enamel. The taste of fluoride. Repeated attempts to take X-rays by thrusting a

November 7, 2017 News Oral Health

LED Medical Diagnostics’ VELscope® Vx Receives 2017 Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award for Seventh Consecutive Year

by LED Medical Diagnostics, Inc.

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc. (“LED Medical” or “the Company”), has proudly announced that its VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment System with iPod* touch integration, manufactured by its subsidiary LED Dental Inc. (“LED Dental”), has received the Cellerant “Best of Class”

November 7, 2017 News Oral Health

Dental dean, faculty member selected as Fellows of the American College of Dentists

by University of Louisville

Through an honor extended to less than 5-percent of dentists in the United States, the University of Louisville School of Dentistry’s top leader, T. Gerard Bradley, B.D.S., M.S., Dr.Med.Dent., along with associate clinical professor, P. Gay Baughman, D.M.D., have been

November 7, 2017 News Oral Health

Diabetes and Dental Hygiene


On November 14, Canadian dental hygienists will join more than 1 billion people worldwide in marking World Diabetes Day.  As primary health care providers, dental hygienists are key members of the diabetes health care team. According to Diabetes Canada, more

November 7, 2017 News Oral Health

Update: Alpha Omega Dental Centre for Geriatric Care at Baycrest

by Alpha Omega

Following five years of planning, construction has begun on the Alpha Omega Dental Centre for Geriatric Care at Baycrest. Scheduled to open in early 2018, this state of the art clinic will be a treatment facility, training facility, resource and research facility,

November 7, 2017 News Oral Health

ADX18 Sydney Sells Out Confirming Its Premier Status

by Australian Dental Industry Association (ADIA)

Australia’s premier dental event, ADX18 Sydney, has raised the bar for trade shows in the dental community with a 25 per cent increase in space to more than 520 exhibition booths. What’s astounding is that all of these booths have been

November 7, 2017 News Oral Health

Align Technology Opens First Office in Canada to Support Continued Growth

by About Align Technology, Inc.

Invisalign providers seeing benefits of Invisalign treatment among teen patients Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN), makers of the Invisalign® system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world, and iTero® intraoral scanners, has opened its first office in Canada to

November 3, 2017 News Oral Health

Impressive Video of a Dentsply Sirona Live Implantation Using an Integrated Workflow

by Dentsply Sirona

Almost one year ago, many interested viewers could tune into an online live stream to see two Dentsply Sirona XiVE implants being placed using a SICAT OPTIGUIDE surgical guide. Today, well over 30,000 additional viewers of the video on Facebook

November 2, 2017 News Oral Health

B.C. dentist barred from practicing now being sued by 35 former patients

by CBC News British Columbia

Former B.C. dentist Steven Krieger is being sued by 35 former patients, according to the lawyer representing the plaintiffs. Vancouver lawyer Dianna Robertson said her clients all experienced pain and complications after receiving dental treatment from Krieger at the Clover Care Dental

October 31, 2017 News Oral Health

Standardizing the Delivery of Oral Health Care Practice in Hospitals

by Nursing Times

Introduction Mouth care is an important aspect of patient care in hospitals, but is often identified as requiring improvement. Mouth Care Matters (MCM), an initiative funded by Health Education England (HEE), was launched in 2015 to improve the oral health

October 30, 2017 News Oral Health

How Sweet It Is: Dental Hygienists Promote Oral Health at Halloween

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

Canada’s dental hygienists remind all ghosts and goblins preparing for a night of Halloween fun to beware of treats—particularly sticky and chewy candies— that can get stuck in the grooves of teeth and increase the risk of dental cavities. According

October 30, 2017 News Oral Health

A decade later, Jason Jones still smiling thanks to generosity of Toronto Star readers

by The Toronto Star

His teeth rotted down to the bone, Jason Jones turned his life around when he got free dental work from a Markham dentist after his story appeared in the Star in 2007 as part of a series that examined issues