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Canadian Dental Association joins task force in calling for action on chronic pain

July 9, 2021 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) recently welcomed the final report by the Canadian Pain Task Force, An Action Plan for Pain in Canada, released to the public by Health Canada. The report lays out numerous recommendations to improve outcomes for the nearly 8 million Canadians living with chronic pain and calls for national action to reduce pain’s impact on individuals, families, communities and society.

CDHA and the dental industry: Partners for success

June 21, 2021 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: As the focus shifts from oral health month in April to a new membership year and a first-ever virtual conference, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) continues to foster meaningful partnerships with dental industry.

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ODA’s virtual Annual Spring Meeting: Time to shop

May 7, 2021 | Events | News

It’s a staple of every dental meeting — strolling aisles and aisles of booths stocked with the latest and best products in the industry, standing in lines to get questions answered by company reps and stocking up on essential products while purchasing others you just want to try out.

ODA 2021: Education reimagined

May 6, 2021 | Education | Events | News

The last time the Ontario Dental Association held its Annual Spring Meeting, back in 2019, the world was a different place. So it’s fitting that this year’s meeting, ASM21, comes equipped to help attendees deal with the changes in the world and the profession while also changing the format of the meeting itself.

Getting back to dental hygiene during the pandemic

May 3, 2021 | News

According to a national poll conducted by Abacus Data for the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), many Canadians have delayed professional dental hygiene care since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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Have your say in DTI’s global reader survey

April 8, 2021 | News

LEIPZIG, Germany: Since 2003, Dental Tribune International (DTI) has provided essential information for the dental community through its global print publications and has delivered the newest dental content to its readers online. To continue evolving this service to you, we are asking for just a few moments of your time to let us know your thoughts.

Canada invests in Septodont’s pharma division to combat COVID-19

April 6, 2021 | Business

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario, Canada: Septodont, a global pharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in dental pain management, has announced that its Canada-based pharma division, Novocol Pharma, will receive funding of over C$32 million from the Canadian government. The investment is part of a countrywide initiative to advance vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19 on a national level.

‘Oral Health for Total Health’ an essential message this April

April 2, 2021 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: April is oral health month in Canada and, while we all continue to do our part to slow the spread of the coronavirus and keep our communities healthy, we cannot forget that maintaining good health includes protecting our oral health. That’s according to a press release from the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association.

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Decontamination solutions for compatible N95 flat-fold style respirators

March 22, 2021 | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: COLTENE SciCan recently announced that Health Canada has authorized an interim order that allows the department to issue expedited authorization for sale or import of medical devices to deal with the current significant risk of COVID‐19 to the health and safety of Canadians.

Pacific Dental Conference 2021: Education available through April 30

March 6, 2021 | Education | News

Whether you are just joining in to the Pacific Dental Conference or you’ve already spent hours engaging in educational sessions and touring the virtual exhibit hall, there are plenty of presentations coming that you won’t want to miss, now or in the coming weeks.

Pacific Dental Conference 2021: Time to shop

March 5, 2021 | News

It’s a staple of every dental meeting — strolling aisles and aisles of booths stocked with the latest and best products in the industry, standing in lines to get questions answered by company reps and stocking up on essential products and purchasing some you just want to try out.

Pacific Dental Conference 2021: A new experience

March 4, 2021 | Education | News

The world has changed a great deal in the past year, causing every aspect of the dental industry to change gears along with it. In keeping with this new reality, organizers of the Pacific Dental Conference have adapted to offer attendees to this year’s meeting an all-virtual experience.

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Do you know a dental hygiene superhero?

March 3, 2021 | News

Join forces with the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) to help recognize, for the fourth year in a row, dental hygiene health care superheroes in communities across Canada.

Canadian journal fills dental hygiene research gap

March 1, 2021 | News

The Canadian Journal of Dental Hygiene (CJDH), the peer-reviewed research journal of the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), is expanding the global body of oral health knowledge in two important ways.

Live webinar: Zirconia implants for the cosmetic zone

February 5, 2021 | Education | News

Zirconia implants are the best solution for missing teeth in the cosmetic region. Those who attend a live webinar to be presented by Dr. Paresh Patel, ICOI diplomate, will learn why the innovations in zirconia implants are an essential benefit to the dental practice. “Zirconia Implants for the Cosmetic Zone” will be presented on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. EST (New York).

Ontario’s dentists are calling for early access to COVID-19 vaccine

January 6, 2021 | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: The Ontario Dental Association (ODA) is calling for the provincial government to include dentists in the early rounds of vaccine recipients, according to a press release issued today (Jan. 6, 2021) by the association.

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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