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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.

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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.

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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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Government of Canada invests in health system innovation to ensure Northerners have access to care

November 9, 2017 | News

YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories, CANADA: Delivering quality health services over long distances to small, isolated communities is an ongoing challenge across all of Canada’s territories, but the government of Canada has committed funds toward improving the health services, including oral health care, for all Northerners. Government representatives announced in October an investment of $28.4 million over four years to support health system innovation in the Northwest Territories.

ICOI meeting gets underway in Vancouver

August 18, 2017 | News

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: The International Congress of Oral Implantologists is hosting its World Congress XXXV. This year, the ICOI is celebrating its 45th anniversary, and the World Congress is offering attendees a wide array of education, camaraderie with colleagues and exposure to the latest technologies in the implant industry.

Meeting review: 2017 JDIQ in Montréal

June 1, 2017 | Events

MONTRÉAL, Quebec, CANADA: If it can support the care you provide your patients and improve the efficiency and success of your practice, it’s more than likely it could be found in the exhibit hall at the Journées Dentaires Internationales du Québec (JDIQ), held May 25 to 30 in Montréal, Quebec. During the two days of exhibits, May 29-30, the aisles were filled with the industry’s most innovative products, services and other resources.

Education opportunities abundant at 2017 JDIQ

May 31, 2017 | Events

MONTRÉAL, Quebec, CANADA: The 2017 Journées Dentaires Internationales du Québec (JDIQ), held May 25-30 in Montréal, Quebec, was packed with continuing education courses, lectures and workshops throughout the meeting’s five days. Getting straight to the core of one of dentistry’s biggest ongoing discussions was a lecture by Manor Haas, DDS, Cert. Endo, MSc(D), FRCD(C), of Toronto.

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Interview: “Good design will pay off”

May 23, 2017

Just as in dentistry in general, where aesthetic aspects are becoming ever more important, dentists today are pursuing intentional design of their dental practices. With the launch of four new design lines, Dentsply Sirona Treatment Centers presents dentists with the opportunity to enhance workflows and treatment efficacy through clever and cutting-edge solutions while conveying their individual style. Dental Tribune Online spoke with German dentist Dr Marcus Riedl and Dr Mona Patel from the US, both of whom have ensured careful design of their practice environment based on their needs and preferences with a Dentsply Sirona line, about the role of aesthetics in daily dental practice.

Meeting review: 2017 Pacific Dental Conference

March 15, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, CANADA: Many of the educational opportunities available in the Exhibit Hall at the2017 Pacific Dental Conference were easy to come by — attendees just had to stop at a booth and start asking questions. But there were some formal opportunities as well, with many exhibitors scheduling mini courses throughout the day. The annual meeting was held March 9 to 11 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

There is plenty to learn at the Pacific Dental Conference

March 10, 2017

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada: A stroll through the Exhibit Hall at the 2017 Pacific Dental Conference revealed aisle after aisle of dental professionals soaking up the latest advancements in patient care. The learning seemed to be at the heart of much of the interaction, but the many deals and show specials were attracting lots of attention, too.

Kerr offers continuing education opportunities

November 10, 2016 | Business

The Kerr company provides continuing education presentations and hand-on learning courses designed for the general dentist and taught by experts in restorative and endodontic dentistry. Courses are designed to expand knowledge, gain clinical experience and increase clinical success incorporating the latest products and methodologies.

Lab Expo ‘showcase stage’ at Pacific Dental Conference

November 3, 2016

Online registration is now open for the 2017 Pacific Dental Conference. The annual meeting will be March 9 to 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Attendees can register at www.pdconf.com. The PDC is one of the largest dental conferences in North America, offering a broad selection of continuing education programs.

Registration is open for Pacific Dental Conference

October 17, 2016

Registration is now open for the 2017 Pacific Dental Conference. The annual meeting will be held March 9 to 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Register at www.pdconf.com. The Pacific Dental Conference is one of the largest dental conferences in North America, offering a varied and contemporary selection of continuing education programs.

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