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July 14, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Links Between Psoriatic Arthritis and Dental Health

by Medical News Today

More than one-third of people with psoriasis also develop PsA. Approximately 8 million people in the United States have psoriasis, meaning approximately 2.4 million people will also develop PsA. PsA causes the immune system to attack the joints in various body parts. Joints commonly affected include: elbows wrists

July 14, 2022 News DentistryNews

P.E.I. Dental Offices Facing Staffing Issues, Appointment Backlogs

by CBC

An Island-wide staffing shortage in dental clinics is causing a backlog of appointments, and it’s forcing some patients on P.E.I. to wait months before receiving care. “As with any part of health care, everybody’s looking for somebody to help them

July 13, 2022 News DentistryNews

Health Minister Confident Ottawa Will Meet Deadline to Implement Dental Care

by Global News

Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos says he’s confident the federal government will be able to set up its proposed dental care program by the end of the year, though his department has not yet settled on a model or begun formal talks with the provinces.

July 11, 2022 News

One Of The Largest Pediatric Dental Groups In Canada Is Recruiting a Motivated and Energetic Pediatric Dental Specialist

by Karen

WINNIPEG, MB One of the largest Pediatric Dental Groups in Canada is recruiting a motivated and energetic Pediatric Dental Specialist Associate for our state of the art Pediatric & Orthodontic multidisciplinary clinics in Winnipeg. We have highly trained staff and

July 11, 2022 Feature EditorialOral HealthProduct Report

Why Has the Public Lost Trust in Doctors? And How Can Dentists Rebuild It?

by George Freedman, DDS, DiplABAD, FAACD, FASDA

In March 2022, the Edelman Trust Barometer provided a significant warning that eroding trust has harmed, and is likely to continue to damage, individual and public health outcomes in the post-COVID-19 era.1 More than 50 percent of those surveyed worry

July 11, 2022 Feature Chairside ChatsOral HealthPractice management

Chairside Chats: A Word With…Dr. Bobby Birdi

by Oral Health

Dr. Bobby Birdi BC Perio, Vancouver and Coquitlam, BC What is one thing you know now that you wish you had known at the start of your career? I wish I had known the true power and knowledge associated with

Cutting Costs
July 11, 2022 Feature Data Driven DentistryPractice management

Cutting Costs at Your Dental Practice

by Oral Health

More than half of dentists agree their practices have been less profitable in the last few years – but don’t lose hope! If your business is suffering due to the increased costs and lower patient traffic, put those thinking caps

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July 11, 2022 Feature Oral HealthPublic Health

COVID-19: Current Overview on SARS-CoV-2 and the Dental Implications

by Miriam Ting, DMD, MS; Jon B. Suzuki, DMD, PHD, MBA

Introduction Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was first reported December 31, 2019, to the China Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO). It started in Wuhan, China, and is

July 11, 2022 Feature Oral HealthPublic Health

COVID and the Failure to Challenge

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

The July 2021 Oral Health editorial was an opinion piece titled, “They Never Gave Us Hope…” It succinctly described why, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the inept actions of politicians, public health administrators and the media were promoting despair rather than

July 11, 2022 Feature Oral HealthRestorative Dentistry

Preheating Composite Resins Using Composite Warmers

by Preshtha Mangla, DDS; Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD

Composite resins offer several advantages over dental amalgams beyond just esthetic benefits. Since composite resin restorations are retained through adhesion rather than mechanical retention, more conservative tooth preparation is encouraged – preserving natural tooth structure for future restorative margins, maintaining

July 11, 2022 Feature Digital DentistryOral Health

Development of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Application for Dental Education

by Ahmad Mahrous, DDS, MS; Amira Elgreatly, DDS, MS; Amr A. Mahrous, BDS, MSc, PhD; Akimasa Tsujimoto, BDS, PhD, FIADFE

Abstract The advent of cheaper and more powerful mobile phones and tablets has made augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) much more accessible in recent years. These technologies have been used in dental education, to provide virtual models, but

July 11, 2022 Feature 3D DentistryImplantologyOral Health

3D Fabrication Workflow: Solid & Lattice-structured Titanium Alloy Dental Implant Overdenture Bars

by Les Kalman, BSc (Hon), DDS

Introduction Dental implants remain the gold standard for the replacement of one or more missing teeth.1,2 In an edentulous arch, all the teeth are missing and rehabilitation with implants provides the patient a significant improvement in function, aesthetics and quality

July 11, 2022 Feature Implant RestorationOral Health

Safer Implant Prosthesis Cementation: Preventing Submarginal Cement and Open Margins

by Emil L.A. Svoboda, PhD, DDS; Darminder Cheema, DDS; Anit Sharma, DDS

Implant treatment complications related to both screw and cement-retained installation systems appear to be similar and troubling. Peri-implant disease treatments can be uncomfortable, expensive, and unpredictable.1,2 Intra-oral cementation can consistently optimize the fit of implant parts and reduce cantilevers to

July 11, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Bioactive Glass Technology in Preventive Dentistry

by Richard Whatley, BSc (hons), Dipl IS

The fundamental principles of preventive dentistry are the preservation of tooth structure and the repair of lesions to minimize the risk of progression of oral disease. The management of the dynamic equilibrium of demineralization/remineralization of tooth enamel is key to

July 11, 2022 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

A Versatile Single Shade Universal Composite

by Ross W. Nash, DDS; Tyler Wurmlinger, DDS

Innovative one-colour universal light-cured shade adaptive composites are trending, and it is essential to evaluate them from the perspectives of accurate clinical shade matching and saving of chairside time and effort. SpheriChrome (Oxford Scientific, Elmshorn, Germany) is based on an

July 11, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyOral Health

Moving Dentistry Forward with Virtual Reality Promethean Dental Systems’ Futuristic Technology Brings a Lifelike Experience to the Handpiece

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

It feels real. Virtual reality and haptic technologies are providing more lifelike experiences in niches from sports training to video games to surgical procedures. Promethean Dental Systems customized the game-changing technology for the dental space with the virtual reality-haptic simulator

July 6, 2022 News Dental HygieneNews

The 2021 Best of Class Hygiene Award Winners

by Cellerant Consulting

Cellerant Consulting Group is pleased to announce the 2021 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award winners. “Since 2009, the Cellerant Best of Class Technology Awards have identified and acknowledged the top technologies in dentistry,” said Melissa Turner, Chief Hygiene Officer

July 6, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dentists Reduce Blood Pressure by Hypnosis on Patient with Hypertension

by TRTWorld

Dental care workers were able to lower the blood pressure of a patient with hypnosis before undertaking dental work under local anaesthesia. 47 percent of American adults (116 million) suffer from hypertension, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

July 6, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Shapeshifting Microrobots Can Brush and Floss Teeth

by University of Pennsylvania

A shapeshifting robotic microswarm may one day act as a toothbrush, rinse, and dental floss in one. The technology, developed by a multidisciplinary team at the University of Pennsylvania, is poised to offer a new and automated way to perform the

July 6, 2022 News

1216 sq.ft. Retail Space Available For a Dental Practice

by Karen

TORONTO, ON 1216 sq ft retail space available for a dental practice in a brand new medical building located on Sheppard East between Yonge and Willowdale. Great access, ample parking. Tel: 416-523-2555 or Email: sam@bnderm.com 220809