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.
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.
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.
April 8, 2021 | News
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.