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Canada’s dental hygienists elect new president Nov 22, 2014 | News Canada

Canada’s dental hygienists elect new president

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association recently announced the installation of its new president, Mandy Hayre. The installation took place at the CDHA’s annual general meeting in Moncton, New Brunswick. Hayre hails from British Columbia and joins president-elect Donna Scott of Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories; and directors Gerry Cool of Alberta; Janel Parkinson of Saskatchewan; Mary Bertone, past president, of Manitoba; Sandy Lawlor of Ontario; Sophia Baltzis ...

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Hygienists now self-regulated in Newfoundland, Labrador Oct 16, 2014 | News Canada

Hygienists now self-regulated in Newfoundland, Labrador

Dental hygienists in Newfoundland and Labrador are now self-regulating under the Health Professions Act through a shared regulating responsibility with ...

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Winter Clinic: New venue, new opportunities Sep 17, 2014 | News Canada

Winter Clinic: New venue, new opportunities

Acting on industry feedback, and the dynamics of market changes, the Toronto Academy of Dentistry has taken a giant step to evolve the Winter Clinic to ...

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Caries accounts for one-third of day surgeries for preschoolers Aug 4, 2014 | News Canada

Caries accounts for one-third of day surgeries for preschoolers

Although most Canadian children are treated for caries in community-based dental offices or clinics, a significant number of young children who do not ...

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Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry meeting to focus on the ‘uncharted’ Jul 16, 2014 | News Canada

Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry meeting to focus on the ‘uncharted’

OTTAWA, Ontario, CANADA: The Canadian Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (CAPD/ACDP) is using its annual meeting this year to focus on commonly encountered but not-often-discussed issues. The annual meeting will be in Montréal from Sept. 12–13.

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Toronto Academy of Dentistry Winter Clinic moves to new downtown venue Jul 3, 2014 | News Canada

Toronto Academy of Dentistry Winter Clinic moves to new downtown venue

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada: The 77th Annual Winter Clinic is on the move, with its 2014 meeting day scheduled for Friday, Nov. 14, at the Toronto Sheraton Centre. The new venue presents a great opportunity to add an evening or even the rest of the weekend in downtown Toronto to the end of the single-day conference. The Sheraton Centre is connected to the financial and entertainment districts by way of the PATH, a 16-mile underground network of shops and services.

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Canadian children most in need of dental care are least likely to receive it Jun 12, 2014 | News Canada

Canadian children most in need of dental care are least likely to receive it

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada: Less than one per cent of healthy urban children surveyed in Toronto had received dental care by the recommended age of 12 months and less than 2 per cent had seen a dentist by the age of 24 months. Children most susceptible to cavities were least likely to receive early dental care, according to the study by Dr. Jonathon Maguire, a pediatrician and researcher at St. Michael’s Hospital.

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Academy recognizes Dr. David Vassos for ‘Lifetime Achievement’ Jun 11, 2014 | News Canada

Academy recognizes Dr. David Vassos for ‘Lifetime Achievement’

David Vassos, DDS, of Edmonton, Alberta, was honored for his achievements as an implant dentist at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Western District meeting in San Francisco on April 11. The academy celebrated Vassos’ long and distinguished career in implant dentistry, which includes being a founding member of the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology.

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2014 JDIQ delivered close to 500 hours of continuing education Jun 6, 2014 | News Canada

2014 JDIQ delivered close to 500 hours of continuing education

MONTRÉAL, Quebec, CANADA: The 2014 Journées dentaires internationales du Québec featured three days of pre-convention activities followed by two days of convention events, including 77 sessions representing 488 hours of continuing education.

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Ming Yau, DDS, and family: Doing well by doing good May 23, 2014 | News Canada

Ming Yau, DDS, and family: Doing well by doing good

ETOBICOKE, ONTARIO, CANADA: A couple of years ago, Ming Yau, DDS, a general dentist with a practice in Etobicoke, Ontario, approached his wife, Linda, with the idea of a luxury safari vacation to Kenya, filled with side trips to beautiful beaches. Linda, a physician, had a different idea: “How about a mission trip?” Yau wasn’t really receptive, but reluctantly agreed.

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IDS 2015

IDS 2015

Next year, the International Dental Show (IDS) is opening its doors to dental professionals and representatives of the dental industry for the 36th time. ...

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Digital dentistry

Digital dentistry

Digital technology is one of the fastest-growing market segments in dentistry.

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BDIA Dental Showcase London

BDIA Dental Showcase London

The UK’s largest dental exhibition will open its doors at the ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre from 9 to 11 October. The event will ...

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Destination Vancouver: Pacific Dental Conference May 15, 2014 | News Canada

Destination Vancouver: Pacific Dental Conference

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Join your colleagues in Vancouver, March 5-7, 2015, for the Pacific Dental Conference. Experience the true flavour ...

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JDIQ to be held in Montreal, May 23–27 May 8, 2014 | News Canada

JDIQ to be held in Montreal, May 23–27

The 44th edition of the Journées dentaires internationales du Québec will take place May 23 to 27 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. ...

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