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ODA cancels meeting; JDIQ sets up pre-decision ‘special monitoring unit’

March 19, 2020 | Education | Events | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: The Ontario Dental Association has announced cancellation of its Annual Spring Meeting “in light of growing concerns for participants and public health,” due to the spread of the coronavirus. The meeting had been scheduled for May 7–9 in Toronto.

Meeting review: 2020 Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver

March 9, 2020 | Education | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: The 2020 Pacific Dental Conference broke attendance records, with more than 14,000 attendees in Vancouver, British Columbia, for the March 5-7 meeting.

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Do you know a dental hygiene superhero?

February 7, 2020 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association, for the third year in a row, will recognize dental hygiene health care superheroes in communities across Canada. The CDHA’s Dental Hygiene Superhero competition, sponsored by Sensodyne, celebrates dental hygienists who educate and empower their clients to embrace the “oral health for total health” motto.

Six live-dentistry sessions scheduled for 2020 Pacific Dental Conference

January 15, 2020 | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: This year’s Pacific Dental Conference, one of the largest dental conferences in North America, will include six live-dentistry sessions in the meeting’s exhibit hall, with demonstrations of cases involving a crestal approach sinus lift, periodontics/grafting, removal of ceramic restorations with a laser, placing implants and restorative work using microscopes.

Digital Marketing and Social Media Fundamentals 2020 Update

January 10, 2020 | Education | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: Dental marketing experts Sharky Liu from DentistFind and Adrian Lefler from MySocialPractice will co-host an upcoming educational course on Digital Marketing and Social Media Fundamentals 2020 Update. The program, to be held at the University of Toronto Conference Centre on Feb. 21, aims to equip dental businesses with effective social media marketing techniques.

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Canadian oral-health associations support consideration of national dental care

December 18, 2019 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association and the Canadian Dental Association have each have come out in support of the possibility of universal dental care in Canada.

Montréal to host Dental Days of Québec

November 21, 2019 | Events | News

MONTRÉAL, Quebec, CANADA: The 50th International Dental Days of Quebec (JDIQ), the annual conference of the Ordre des Dentistes du Québec, will be from May 29–June 2 (Saturday through Tuesday) at the Montréal Convention Center (the Palais des Congrès de Montréal) in Montréal, Quebec, near the heart of the old-world charm of historic Old Montréal.

Canada’s dental hygienists elect new president

October 16, 2019 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) announced the installation of its new president, Leanne Huvenaars, at its recent national conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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DMG Ecosite Bulk Fill and Ecosite Bond System Approved in Canada

October 10, 2019 | News

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., USA: DMG has announced that its new generation bulk fill composite and universal bond system has been approved for use in Canada. Ecosite Bulk Fill and Ecosite Bond is available to Canadian dentists effective Oct. 1, 2019.

Dental hygienists to share clinical and research expertise at national conference

October 1, 2019 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: Dental hygienists from across Canada will gather in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, from Oct. 3 to 5, to share leading-edge research and clinical and teaching experiences at the biennial national conference hosted by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA).

Dental hygienists recognize valuable partnerships with dental industry

July 23, 2019 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) continues to build key partnerships with dental industry leaders to enhance public understanding of the dental hygiene profession and improve the oral health of Canadians.

Meeting review: 2019 International Dental Days of Quebec (JDIQ)

June 20, 2019 | News

MONTREAL, Quebec, CANADA: The 49th International Dental Days of Quebec (JDIQ), the annual conference of the Ordre des Dentistes du Québec, was held May 25 to 28 (Saturday through Tuesday) at the Montréal Convention Center (the Palais des Congrès de Montréal), right near the heart of the old-world charm of historic Old Montréal.

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Dentsply Sirona launches Azento single tooth replacement in Canada

June 10, 2019 | Business | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: Azento single tooth replacement solution is transforming the digital implant workflow by streamlining implant planning, purchasing and delivery, according to Dentsply Sirona, the company behind the product. The solution is custom-designed for each patient and tailor-made for every dental practice, the company said.

More dentists are detecting oral cancers in Ontario — earlier

May 16, 2019 | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: After examining data gathered over an 11-year period in a first-of-its-kind provincial study, University of Toronto clinician-scientist Marco Magalhaes has one vital message: dentists in Ontario are detecting more cases of oral cancer and pre-cancer than ever before — and it’s saving lives.

ODA: Dental plan for seniors falls short

May 2, 2019 | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: For years, the Ontario Dental Association has made it clear that it wants to work with the province to make sure Ontarians get the proper dental care they need. The seniors’ dental plan described in the recent provincial budget falls short of that on substance and details.

Meeting review: AAE19 in Montreal

April 17, 2019 | Events | News

Montreal, Quebec, CANADA: Endodontic specialists from all over the world gathered at Palais des Congrès in Montreal April 10 to 13 for AAE19, annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists. The meeting offered a wide selection of educational offerings, an exhibit hall filled with the latest products and technology and plenty of networking opportunities and social events.

Sonendo launches the GentleWave System in Canada

April 11, 2019 | Business | News

MONTREAL, Quebec, CANADA: At AAE19, the annual session of the American Association of Endodontsts, held April 10 to 13, Sonendo announced it is launching the GentleWave System in Canada.

Sonendo offers education, special events at AAE19

April 1, 2019 | Business | News

Sonendo, developer of the GentleWave System, will offer a number of educational opportunities and will sponsor several special events at AAE19, to be held April 10 to 13 (Wednesday to Saturday) at the Palais des Congrès in Montreal.

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