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