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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.