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Cellerant names 2022 Best of Class Hygiene Award winners
July 1, 2022 -- Cellerant Consulting Group has named its 2022 Cellerant Best of Class Hygiene Award winners and will showcase the products at the Registered Dental Hygienist Under One Roof annual meeting, which will be held July 21-23 in Orlando. Read More
Gentler brushing may be just around the bend
June 13, 2022 -- Using a toothbrush designed with a jointlike element, which makes the neck flexible, may result in patients exerting less force when cleaning their teeth, according to a new study published June 8 in BMC Oral Health. Read More
Liquid Core Gum Company releases charcoal-based gum
June 9, 2022 -- Liquid Core Gum Company has released a new chewing gum containing activated charcoal and hydroxyapatite. Read More
Drinking mouthwash causes man's impaired vision
May 24, 2022 -- A 77-year-old man experienced impaired vision in both eyes due to ingesting large amounts of mouthwash for more than a year following a root canal procedure, according to a case report recently published in Survey of Ophthalmology. Read More
Henry Schein donating $200K in products to 2 dental schools
May 16, 2022 -- Henry Schein is donating $200,000 in healthcare products to the Howard University College of Dentistry and the Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry. Read More
Plus Ultra inks distribution deal with Patterson Dental
April 28, 2022 -- Dental care products developer Plus Ultra has signed a distribution agreement with Patterson Dental. Read More
P&G's Crest debuts enamel-rehardening toothpaste
March 30, 2022 -- Procter & Gamble's (P&G) Crest has launched Crest Densify, a toothpaste that is designed to rebuild tooth density by remineralizing enamel. Read More
Philips receives Cuspies award at Chicago Midwinter
March 14, 2022 -- Philips received the Cuspies award for Best New Consumer Product for its Philips Sonicare Power Flosser at the 2022 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, which was held February 24-26 at the McCormick Place convention center. Read More
Hygienist brushes off plastic to start ecofriendly business
March 4, 2022 -- During her decade-plus career as a registered dental hygienist, Ashley Heenan grew tired of hearing that many patients threw away the plastic goodie bags that were given at the end of their visits. Read More
Sonicare or Oral-B? Midwinter attendees answer rapid-fire questions
March 1, 2022 -- Sonicare or Oral-B? String floss or water flosser? Dentist or hygienist? Attendees at the recent Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting answered these questions and more in a new video special called "This or That." Read More
Hot Topic
Study focuses on dental therapists' impact in Native Alaskan communities

In the first study to look at the long-term outcomes of communities served by dental therapists, researchers from the University of Washington have found that children in Alaska Native communities had lower rates of tooth extractions and more preventive care than those in communities not receiving services from these practitioners. Read more.

Conferences
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) Annual Scientific Session
July 27-30
Orlando, Florida United States
California Dental Association (CDA) Presents in San Francisco
September 8-10
San Francisco, California United States
Collaboration Cures 2022
September 15-18
Phoenix, Arizona United States
SmileCon 2022
October 13-15
Houston, Texas United States
Greater New York Dental Meeting
November 25-30
New York City, New York United States