Oral Cancer Screening Should Be Mandated For Dental Profession Friday, January 19, 2018 - 06:00 PM - 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry A quick head and neck exam by your dentist or dental hygienist can save your life by identifying oral cancersEDMONTON, Alberta — Dentists and dental hygienists in particular should be conducting oral cancer screenings on all patients, according to University of Alberta dentistry (U of A) experts.
Tuft's Dentist on Display: Israel Adeloye DMD MPH Friday, January 19, 2018 - 06:44 AM - 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry PORTER, Maine — Graduation was approaching For Tufts School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) Alumnus Israel Adeloye, DMD (2014), MPH (2015) and he already knew that working within public health was in his future. As a teenager in Chicago, he remembered taking trips to Cook County Hospital to receive dental care. He wanted to work in a setting that provided accessible, comprehensive medical care in one location.
Dr. Frank Tay Named Chang Jiang Scholar Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 09:07 AM - 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry AUGUSTA, Georgia — Dr. Frank Tay, chair of the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University Department of Endodontics, was recently named as a Chang Jiang Scholar, China's most prestigious scholarly honor, in recognition of his outstanding research achievements in the mechanism of collagen intrafibrillar mineralization.
Donald M. Casey Jr. Appointed Chief Executive Officer Of Dentsply Sirona Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 06:46 AM - 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry YORK, Pennsylvania — Dentsply Sirona Inc. ("Dentsply Sirona") (NASDAQ:XRAY), The Dental Solutions Company™, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Donald M. Casey Jr. as Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Company's Board of Directors, effective February 12, 2018. Mr. Casey succeeds Mark A. Thierer, who served as Interim Chief Executive Officer since September 28, 2017. Mr. Thierer will continue to serve as Interim Chief Executive Officer through February 11, 2018 and will work closely with Mr. Casey to ensure a seamless transition.
Growth Brings Rewards For Two Dental Student Volunteers At CDA Cares Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 06:00 PM - 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry SACRAMENTO, California — Between the two of them, Jesica Gonzalez and Walter Fuentes, both third-year dental students, have volunteered at 10 California Dental Association's CDA Cares clinics. As the Bakersfield natives have progressed in school mdash Gonzalez at UCSF School of Dentistry and Fuentes at UCLA School of Dentistry mdash they and others have seen their capabilities evolve at the CDA Foundation's biannual two-day clinic, which provides oral health care services at no charge to under-served communities.
Discuss Endodontics' Hottest Topics At Higher Elevation During AAE18 Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 06:00 PM - 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry CHICAGO, Illinois — Registration is now open for AAE18, the annual meeting of the American Association of Endodontists, taking place April 25-28 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. The world's largest education, exhibit and networking event for endodontists, AAE18 features a broad range of speakers, great variety of program formats and exciting special events.
ADA Asks Congress To Prioritize CHIP And Repeal Medical Device Tax Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 06:00 PM - 1 month ago - Dental News - WebDentistry WASHINGTON, District of Columbia — As Congress works to finalize a continuing resolution that will keep the government running until the end of 2018, the American Dental Association (ADA) is asking legislators to include two provisions important to dentistry: a six-year reauthorization of the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and a two-year moratorium on the 2.3 percent excise tax imposed on the sale of medical devices.