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Artificial intelligence technology powers award-winning clinical research

December 23, 2020 | Business | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: Dentists can expect to do better than ever before in catching undiagnosed or overlooked conditions and identifying pathologies, thanks to radiographic analysis available from Denti.AI, according to new clinical research disclosed by the company.

Don’t use hydrogen peroxide as a COVID-19 pre-procedural rinse, experts say

December 12, 2020 | News

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association and Public Health Ontario recommend that dental offices stop using hydrogen peroxide as a COVID-19 pre-procedural rinse. They both cite a significant body of current research that shows that hydrogen peroxide is only minimally effective, or not effective against SARS-CoV-2.

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Align Technology to award research programs advancing orthodontic and dental patient care

November 25, 2020 | News

Align Technology recently announced the opening of its 2021 Research Award Program to support clinical and scientific dental research in universities across the globe. This year, up to $300,000 will be awarded to university faculty for scientific and technological research initiatives to advance patient care in the fields of orthodontics and dentistry.

Dentsply Sirona and Panthera Dental announce collaboration for custom-made sleep devices

November 24, 2020 | Business | News

CHARLOTTE, Quebec, CANADA: Dentsply Sirona’s intraoral scanner Primescan, launched in 2019, enables high-precision digital impressions with outstanding imagery. Working with Primescan offers numerous advantages: It can be used for patient consultation, treatment planning in implant dentistry and orthodontics, and for restorative treatments.

Lisa Enns is named winner of Dental Hygiene Superhero Competition

September 16, 2020 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: From a field of 755 deserving nominees from across Canada, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) recently revealed the winner of its third annual Dental Hygiene Superhero Competition.

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Henry Schein One expands practice marketing solutions in Canada

July 17, 2020 | News

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, USA: Henry Schein One, a joint venture of Henry Schein Inc., has announced the expansion of its practice marketing and communications solutions to dental professionals in Canada. As dental practices begin to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Henry Schein One’s Lighthouse 360 and Officite solutions customized web services that automate marketing, customer communications and online reputation management are now available to help Canadian dental practices improve their patient marketing and communications capabilities.

Canary offers caries diagnosis with no aerosol production, company says

June 15, 2020 | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: As dental practices start to open up to treat patients during the COVID 19 pandemic, the various regulatory bodies have provided rules and guidelines for oral health care. The focus is on eliminating or reducing aerosols during dental procedures.

Navident obtains regulatory approvals for guiding root canal treatment

June 3, 2020 | Business | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: ClaroNav announced today (June 3, 2020) that it has obtained Health Canada and CE Mark approvals to expand the indications for use of its dental navigation system, Navident, to include guiding any dental procedure.

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Dr. Mario Brondani receives grant of $67,000 from Genome BC for COVID-19

April 15, 2020 | Education | News

Dr. Mario Brondani, a dentistry professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC), has received a grant of $67,000 from Genome BC to create structural procedures on how to prepare and provide urgent oral health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

JDIQ meeting, scheduled for May 29 to June 2, is canceled

March 31, 2020 | Events | News

The 2020 International Dental Days of Quebec (JDIQ), the annual conference of the Ordre des Dentistes du Québec, scheduled to take place May 29 to June 2 at the Montréal Convention Center (the Palais des Congrès de Montréal) in Montréal, Quebec, has been canceled due to the coronavirus crisis.

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.

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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