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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.

Henry Schein One launches Dentrix G7 in Canada

March 27, 2019 | Business | News

AMERICAN FORK, Utah, USA: Henry Schein One, a joint venture of Henry Schein Inc., recently announced the Canadian release of Dentrix G7, the upgraded version of the award-winning dental practice management system that integrates with the industry’s leading digital imaging solutions to enhance both clinical and financial workflows and improve efficiencies for diagnosis and billing.

Meeting review: 2019 Pacific Dental Congress in Vancouver

March 13, 2019 | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: The 2019 Pacific Dental Conference was held March 7 to 9 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The dental industry’s latest advancements, engaging sessions and fun with fellow professionals filled the days. The meeting is considered one of the largest dental conferences in North America.

Pacific Dental Conference name badge earns discounted ticket to FlyOver Canada

March 6, 2019 | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: Billed as more than a just a movie experience, the FlyOver Canada attraction is described by its creators as feeling more like a “ride” than a movie.

Grants focus on reducing early childhood caries in North America

February 7, 2019 | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: The Canada-United States Chapter of the Alliance for a Cavity-Free Future (ACFF) has awarded four interprofessional grants totaling more than $50,000 (USD) to fund projects that will have a positive impact on reducing the instance of dental caries, which is reversible, for children aged 0-6. These projects will be carried out in 2019.

Canadian dental hygienists start the cannabis conversation

January 10, 2019 | News

Ottawa, ONTARIO, CANADA: With the recent legalization of cannabis in Canada, dental hygienists are urging everyone to think carefully before using cannabis because of the negative impact it can have on oral health.

Registration is open for 2019 Pacific Dental Conference

December 7, 2018 | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: Online registration is open for the 2019 Pacific Dental Conference, which is held annually at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Brasseler Canada launches new e-commerce site

December 6, 2018 | Business | News

QUÉBEC CITY, Quebec, CANADA: Brasseler Canada, a provider of dental instrumentation, recently launched a new e-commerce site: The all-new, mobile-friendly site introduces a customer-friendly shopping experience with advanced search features, detailed product information, and an easy-to-navigate interface.

Canada’s dental hygienists elect new president

November 9, 2018 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Tracy Bowser, at its recent Leadership Summit held in Charlottetown, PEI.

Meeting Review: 2018 AAP meeting in Vancouver

November 1, 2018 | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: The 104th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) was held Oct. 27 to 30 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Presented in collaboration with the Canadian Academy of Periodontology, the Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology and the Japanese Society of Periodontology, this meeting was a global experience for attendees.

Dental hygienists celebrate longstanding partnerships with dental industry

October 9, 2018 | News

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) believes in working with dental industry leaders to advance both the dental hygiene profession and the oral health of Canadians. The association recognizes the role that these global frontrunners in innovative oral health care products play in building a stronger awareness of the profession and promoting the importance of oral health to overall health.

NuSmile launches ‘I Love My NuSmile’ program in Canada

September 19, 2018 | Business | News

HOUSTON, Texas, USA: NuSmile Ltd., recognized as a worldwide leader in pediatric esthetic restorative dentistry, recently introduced its “I Love My NuSmile” program to the Canadian market at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry in Banff, Alberta.

J. MORITA USA announces availability of Veraview X800 in Canada

August 20, 2018 | Business

J. MORITA USA, a supplier of imaging technology, has announced the availability of Veraview X800 in the Canadian market. Released earlier this year in the United States, Veraview X800 is a new multifunctional X-ray unit with 3-D, panoramic and cephalometric capabilities.

Practice consolidation continues, according to survey

August 16, 2018 | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: The fundamental shift in the makeup of the Canadian dental practice toward consolidation is continuing, according to results of the 22nd annual Future of Dentistry Survey of the Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC).

Henry Schein donates product to support Special Olympics

August 10, 2018 | Business | News

Henry Schein Inc. recently announced a multi-year partnership with Special Olympics to donate essential health care products in support of Special Olympics Healthy Athletes, an initiative that offers health screenings — such as Special Smiles — and education to participating athletes.

Dental hygiene superhero unmasked

June 28, 2018 | News

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA: From an impressive field of 818 deserving nominees, representing every province and territory in Canada, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) has revealed the winner of its inaugural dental hygiene superhero competition.

Meeting review: 2018 Journees Dentaires Internationales du Quebec (JDIQ) in Montreal

May 30, 2018 | Events | News

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada: The 2018 Journees Dentaires Internationales du Quebec (JDIQ) was held May 25 to 29 at the Montréal Convention Centre. There were plenty of lectures, with a packed educational agenda. In the exhibit hall, innovation was on display.

Towards a healthy mouth with [BE YOU.]

May 16, 2018 | Business

Most of us know that proper brushing with toothpaste containing fluoride is the first step in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Despite this, biofilm‐related oral infections such as dental caries and periodontitis are still among the most prevalent health problems. Recently, interest has been growing around another factor that helps prevent these diseases: enzymes that occur naturally in saliva and perform an integral role in protecting and repairing the oral cavity. By using glucose oxidase for healthy oral flora, CURAPROX’s new toothpaste series helps maintain optimal oral balance.

Lots of deals at ASM18

April 27, 2018 | Events | News

TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA: The exhibit hall aisles at ASM18, the Ontario Dental Association Annual Spring Meeting, held a bounty of good deals, show specials and must-have supplies at cash-and-carry prices for meeting attendees. The opportunities were everywhere at the meeting, April 26–28 in Toronto.

Henry Schein Canada donates $20,000 to Canadian Cancer Society

April 2, 2018 | Business | News

Henry Schein Canada, the Canadian dental business of Henry Schein Inc., recently donated $20,000 to the Canadian Cancer Society in support of its efforts to eradicate cancer and enhance the quality of life for people living with the disease.

Meeting review: 2018 Pacific Dental Conference

March 13, 2018 | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: The 2018 Pacific Dental Conference was held March 8 to 10 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. With many attendees celebrating the meeting’s informal theme, there were lots of blue jeans to be seen. Perhaps the only thing in greater supply than denim was the innovation.

Pacific Dental Congress offers live dentistry in Exhibit Hall

March 9, 2018 | Events | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: Two live dentistry sessions in the Exhibit Hall on opening day of the 2018 Pacific Dental Congress attracted the usual capacity crowds, with observers spilling out beyond the designated sitting area. The Live Dentistry Stage is sponsored by A-dec and Sinclair, and each demonstration also has co-sponsors.

Dental hygienists promote early detection of oral cancer

January 29, 2018 | News

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) says that World Cancer Day (Feb. 4) is a perfect time for dental hygienists across Canada to remind the public of the importance of regular oral cancer screenings, not only during dental appointments, but also now at home.

Get ready for the 2018 Pacific Dental Conference

January 25, 2018 | Events | News

The 2018 Pacific Dental Conference will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, from March 8 to 10. Exhibit hall days are Thursday and Friday, March 8 and 9, and the PDC Lab Expo is on Saturday, March 10.

Toronto medical clinic integrates medical and oral health services

November 9, 2017 | News

TORONTO, Ontario, CANADA: Under the banner “Your Mouth is Part of Your Body,” a Toronto group medical practice is now offering preventive oral health care within its clinic. MCI’s integration of medical and preventive oral health care seamlessly in one clinic is a first in Canada. This new model is important to the better management of diabetes, arthritis and other chronic diseases, as well as oral health.

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