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June 4, 2021 News News

COVID-19: Seroprevalence and Vaccine Responses in UK Dental Care Professionals

by International & American Associations for Dental Research

Dental care professionals are thought to be at enhanced risk of occupational exposure to SARS-CoV-2, but robust data to support this is lacking. The study “COVID-19: Seroprevalence and Vaccine Responses in UK Dental Care Professionals,” published in the Journal of

April 23, 2021 News DentistryNews

Sask. Dental Students Hope to be Part of COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Plan

by CTV News

The Saskatchewan Dental Students Society (SDSS) says it is “relieved” to finally be a part of the province’s vaccine rollout for frontline workers. SDSS says they reached out to the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and the College of Dental Surgeons

February 2, 2021 News DentistryNews

Nova Scotia Dentists Seek Role in COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

by Cape Breton Post

Many Nova Scotia dentists say they want to help vaccinate people against COVID-19. In a survey sent out by the Nova Scotia Dental Association, more than half of its roughly 500 members responded within a few days and 88 per cent of

January 7, 2021 News DentistryNews

Ontario Dental Association Calls For Early Access to COVID-19 Vaccine for Dentists, Staff

by Global News

The Ontario Dental Association says it wants the provincial government to include dentists and dental staff in the first rounds of COVID-19 vaccine distribution. “Dentists have been on the frontlines throughout the pandemic by keeping people with dental problems out of emergency

October 29, 2018 News News

ADA Adopts Policy on HPV Vaccination for the Prevention of Oral HPV Infection

by American Dental Association

With the number of cases of HPV-associated cancers on the rise, the American Dental Association (ADA) has adopted a policy that urges dentists to support the use and administration of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine. The combined estimate by the

June 23, 2011 News Oral cancer

Early HPV Vaccination Reduces Risk for Cervical Cancer

by ken

Oral cancer is on the rise. Close to 37,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. It will cause over 8,000 deaths, killing roughly 1 person per hour, 24 hours per day. Of those 36,000 newly

July 10, 2010 News General News

The Quest for an HIV vaccine

by ken

From the Wall Street Journal HIV research is undergoing a renaissance that could lead to new ways to develop vaccines against the AIDS virus and other viral diseases. In the latest development, U.S. government scientists say they have discovered three