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Accuracy of detecting caries beneath composite resin restorations using the canary system, bitewing radiographs and conebeam ct scan
This study found that The Canary System was more accurate than Bitewing Radiographs and Cone Beam CT in detecting caries on the gingival floor beneath composite restorations.  The sensitivity and specificity data (table on the right) indicates that The Canary System could find 89% of the caries where the other devices found 40% of the lesions.One of the major reasons for replacing restorations is tooth decay that develops around the edges of the filling.  This study found that “Radiographs though valuable in the detection of advanced caries lesions, are less sensitive for early or recurrent lesions under restor...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 11, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Does Your Toothbrush Have an App Yet?
New technology is creating some excitement in the formerly ho-hum world of dental care.
Source: NYT Health - October 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Janet Morrissey Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Colleges and Universities 3-D Printers Toothbrushes and Toothpaste New York Medical College Touro College Source Type: news

Nigeria: Cancer - Mass Medical Mission Conducts Free Screenings in Lagos
[Vanguard] Towards attaining Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria and in commemoration of the October International Cancer Awareness Month and World Sight Day, the Mass Medical Mission, is conducting free cancer, eye and dental screenings for members of the public.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas partnership to begin opening medical centers
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) — the largest insurance provider in the state — and Sanitas USA will soon open four new medical centers in the Dallas region as part of a partnership. Sanitas and BCBSTX announced plans to open 10 "advanced primary care clinics" in Texas in April — with six to be built in the Houston regio n and four in the Dallas region. The addresses of the Dallas-area clinic locations are as follows, according to an Oct. 4 press release: Richardson – 350 S…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

New Tek-CARE400 P5+ Nurse Call System is UL 1069 and UL 2560 Listed
Offers two versatile, touchscreen master station options in the NC404TS and the NC415AV, allowing you to decide which option best fits your needs and budget Masters utilize a handset option for two-way audio communication, and provide touchscreen capabilities Features master station map view, backwards compatibility, wireless telephone interface, customizable station buttons, full-duplex audio and ADT integrationThis story is related to the following:Nurse Call Systems
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 10, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Coastal Erosion: Cornwall’s dental problem
Thousands of children in seaside areas are having multiple teeth extractions in hospital because of tooth decay.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What It ’s Like to Give Birth after a Uterus Transplant
This month, Kayla and Lance Edwards welcomed their daughter Indy Pearl Edwards into the world, and became the fourth couple to have a child through the uterus transplant program at Baylor Scott & White Health’s Baylor University Medical Center. The couple would have had a great love story even without those extraordinary circumstances. They attended elementary school together in Vancouver, Wash., lost touch, and then reconnected through social media more than a decade later. After months of chatting through the game “Words with Friends,” they finally went on a date in January 2013 and got engaged abou...
Source: TIME: Health - October 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized embargoed study medicine Source Type: news

New CR TabTec Container Fits in Any Trouser Pocket and Remains Securely Closed On the Go
Patented press& flip closure designed to prevent children from opening the container New opening mechanism protects children from accidentally taking painkillers, antidepressants or medical cannabis Applicable for pharmaceuticals, medical technology, diagnostics and healthcare productsThis story is related to the following:Medical Containers
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Health Tip: Caring for Dental Braces
-- From crooked to crowded teeth, children need braces for a variety of reasons, says KidsHealth. Because it ' s so easy for food to get stuck in braces, children need to take extra steps to keep their teeth clean. To care for braces, KidsHealth...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 9, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

An insider's guide to procurement for primary care providers
Understanding procurement and how to prepare a bid are critical to the future of primary care providers – such as general medical and dental practices. More and more services are subject to a procurement process, rather than being simply directly awarded by commissioners.
Source: NHS Networks - October 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Standards in Dentistry goes online
The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK has made Standards in Dentistry, its flagship publication for general dental practitioners and their teams, available free of charge online.
Source: NHS Networks - October 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medtronic and Axonics Go Toe-to-Toe in Fast-Growing Sacral Neuromodulation Market
Medtronic and Axonics are getting ready to square off in sacral neuromodulation, a fast-growing market that was monopolized by Medtronic until a month ago. Last month, Axonics won FDA approval to market its implantable rechargeable sacral neuromodulation (r-SNM) device for the treatment of fecal incontinence, and the company is expected to get FDA approval for overactive bladder and urinary retention any time now. The fecal incontinence approval includes the claim of a 15-year functional life and the ability of patients to undergo full-body MRI scans without the necessity of having the device explanted. Medtron...
Source: MDDI - October 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

SmileDirectClub to hire nearly 1,000 workers in Texas
SmileDirectClub Inc. is getting bigger — this time in Texas. The Nashville-based company, which sells invisible teeth aligners directly to consumers and recently went public, plans to hire 850 people and invest $36 million for a new dental manufacturing hub in the Central Texas town of Kyle, about 20 miles south of Austin. In return, it is in line to receive a $2.2 million state grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund. SmileDirectClub (Nasdaq: SDC) said the average wage at the facility will be…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul Thompson Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas partnership to begin opening medical centers
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) — the largest insurance provider in the state — and Sanitas USA will soon open six new medical centers in the Houston region as part of a partnership. Sanitas and BCBSTX announced plans to open 10 "advanced primary care clinics" in Texas in April — with six to be built in the Houston regio n and four in the Dallas region. The addresses of the Houston-area clinic locations are as follows, according to an Oct. 4 press release: Katy: 2610 N. Mason…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Effects of centric mandibular splint therapy on orofacial pain and cerebral activation patterns
ConclusionsWithin the limitations of this pilot study, a reduction in both discriminative (primary and secondary somatosensory cortex) and affective (anterior insula) areas for pain processing suggest that altered pain anticipation is critical for the therapeutic effects of mandibular splint therapy after TMD.Clinical relevanceA 3-month mandibular splint therapy moderately decreases pain and anticipatory anterior insular activation.
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 8, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

DCR News Issue 11
The Dental Contract Reform programme regularly updates stakeholders on the current dental contract reform programme and they have just released their 11th edition of DCR News.
Source: NHS Networks - October 7, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Shirley Ballas health: Strictly star was told ’there’s no guarantee’
SHIRLEY BALLAS has decided to have her breast implants removed after several cancer diagnoses in her family. What are the symptoms that could mean you may be at risk?
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unnecessary Antibiotics Before Dental Visit Can Be Harmful Unnecessary Antibiotics Before Dental Visit Can Be Harmful
Prophylactic antibiotics before dental procedures can cause serious adverse events and are largely unnecessary. To solve this problem, dentists should become more involved in antibiotic stewardship.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Dosimetry and diagnostic accuracy of intraoral and extraoral bitewings in detecting approximal caries
ConclusionsEOBs showed comparable results to IOBs in the detection of approximal caries and had similar effective doses.
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 4, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Brain Stimulation Shows Promise in Treating Severe Depression
Years ago, more than two dozen patients received an electrical implant to counter their depression. They ’re still feeling better, a new study finds.
Source: NYT Health - October 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Benedict Carey Tags: Mental Health and Disorders Depression (Mental) Medical Devices Surgery and Surgeons Implants Parkinson ' s Disease Brain American Journal of Psychiatry Medtronic Inc Mount Sinai Medical Center Emory University Mayberg, Dr. Helen Source Type: news

Cost of staying on the dental register falls
Following a three-year strategy consultation, the General Dental Council is to reduce the annual retention fee.
Source: NHS Networks - October 4, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Dental Experts Warn Against Using Baking Soda, Salt To Whiten Teeth
(CNN) — If you regularly enjoy coffee, tea, red wine and pastas with marinara sauce, you might be aware that these foods and beverages leave behind stains on your teeth well after they are consumed. But if you think you’ve found a whitening solution in the form of table salt (sodium chloride) or baking soda (another type of salt, sodium bicarbonate), think again. “I see no clinical reason why someone would brush their teeth with salt,” said Dr. Matt Messina, an Ohio-based dentist and assistant professor at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. “There is no scientific evidence that br...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Teeth Source Type: news

Diagnostic performance of intraoral and extraoral radiographs displayed on tablet computer and led monitor retrieved using virtual desktop application and cloud-based pacs
ConclusionsIPad and LED monitor display performed equally on their ability to diagnose common dental conditions. In addition, there were no statistically significant differences between the diagnostic ability of dentists examining images retrieved over a virtual desktop application (Remoteelectronic health record [EHR]) and a network desktop computer.
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 3, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medicago's New Drug Submission Accepted for Scientific Review by Health Canada: an Important ...
Quebec City, Oct. 2, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Medicago, a biotechnology company and global leader in the development and production of plant-derived vaccines with headquarters in Quebec City, announces that Health Canada accepted for scientific review its New Drug Submission (NDS) for a plant-based Quadrivalent Virus-Like Particle (QVLP) influenza recombinant vaccine."This is an important step on the road to commercialization", said Dr. Bruce Clark, President...This story is related to the following:Vaccines
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 3, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

CytoSorbents Announces Positive Surgical Outcomes From CytoSorb Removal Of Antithrombotics In ...
MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ: CTSO), a leader using its CytoSorb® blood purification technology to treat life-threatening medical and surgical conditions around the world, announces positive surgical outcomes in a recent publication entitled,"CytoSorb Adsorption During Emergency Cardiac Operations in Patients at High Risk of Bleeding," in the journal Annals of Thoracic Surgery,...This story is related to the following:Health, Medical,& Dental Supplies and EquipmentSearc...
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - October 3, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Low-field MRI scanner has interventional advantages
A prototype low-field MRI scanner operating at 0.55 tesla had advantages compared...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Low-field MRI ensures safe scans with implanted devices MRI can be safe for patients with implanted devices NEJM: No long-term effects on cardiac devices with MRI Implantable cardiac devices OK for MRI scans Cardiac implants may be safer in MRI than thought
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 3, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

W.L. Gore ’s Cardioform ASD Occluder Obtains CE Mark
W.L. Gore is bringing its Cardioform ASD Occluder to Europe. The Flagstaff, AZ-based company announced Wednesday it received CE mark for the device, which can close atrial defects (ASDs). The device expands the size of what previous devices in the Cardioform line can treat said, Jake Goble, MBA, PhD, leader of Gore’s Structural Heart Pipeline. “Our devices in the past have only treated up to 17mm defects and that represents maybe about half of all defects that are out there,” Goble told MD+DI. “This recent approval allows us to be able to treat larger ...
Source: MDDI - October 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Cardiovascular Business Source Type: news

If you were unable to participate in today ’ s CDRH webinar where we reviewed and answered questions about the premarket submissions process for dental devices, the transcript and recording will be available on October 10th. https://go.usa.gov/xyubH  
If you were unable to participate in today’s CDRH webinar where we reviewed and answered questions about the premarket submissions process for dental devices, the transcript and recording will be available on October 10th. https://go.usa.gov/xyubH 
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - October 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Want to know more about the @US_FDA ’ s premarket submissions process for dental devices? Join us today at 1 PM EDT for a webinar on this topic. FDA staff will provide an overview of the process & answer questions related to the process. https://go.usa.gov/xyubH   #FDA #MedicalDevicepic.twitter.com/bReyeNOq4T
Want to know more about the @US_FDA’s premarket submissions process for dental devices? Join us today at 1 PM EDT for a webinar on this topic. FDA staff will provide an overview of the process & answer questions related to the process. https://go.usa.gov/xyubH  #FDA #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/bReyeNOq4T
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - October 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Cloud management tool for dental practices CareStack lands $28M
The latest funding round was led by Steadview Capital and Delta Dental of California.  
Source: mobihealthnews - October 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

REMINDER: On Wednesday, October 2nd from 1-2:30 PM EST, the @US_FDA will host a webinar on Dental Device Premarket Submissions. Find out more about the upcoming webinar: https://go.usa.gov/xyubH   #FDA #MedicalDevicepic.twitter.com/FBVXCc7hub
REMINDER: On Wednesday, October 2nd from 1-2:30 PM EST, the @US_FDA will host a webinar on Dental Device Premarket Submissions. Find out more about the upcoming webinar: https://go.usa.gov/xyubH  #FDA #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/FBVXCc7hub
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - October 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

3D-Printed Implants Create Buzz at Annual Spine Meeting
While robots and navigation systems tend to hog most of the spotlight at large spine gatherings like the recent North American Spine Society (NASS) meeting, 3D-printed implants also created plenty of buzz in Chicago, IL last week. Among the companies showing off 3D-printed devices were Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) orthopedic business, Warsaw, IN-based DePuy Synthes. The company launched a platform of 3D-printed titanium interbody implants made possible by J&J’s 2018 acquisition of Wurmlingen, Germany-based Emerging Implant Technologies (EIT). DePuy said its 3D-printed Conduit im...
Source: MDDI - October 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Orthopedics Source Type: news

New mobile phone app lets dentists prescribe medicine over a video call
Tooth Fairy is the UK's first ever video calling app which offers webcam consultations with dentists. A third of accidental overdoses are caused by attempts to relieve dental pain.
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

"I Want People to Know There's a Solution": A Fight to Provide Dental Care
Describes the lack of dental care in rural Florida and efforts underway to get dental therapists licensed to practice in order to fill the gaps. 12 other states have approved the dental therapist licensing, increasing access to affordable dental care for low-income families in shortage areas.
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 1, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Eden Sassoon and Angie Everhart open up about breast implant illness
Both Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Eden Sassoon and former supermodel Angie Everhart told The Doctors the believe their breast implants left them sick and in pain for many years.
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cost Getting in the Way of Dental Health
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Source: AARP.org Policy and Research - September 29, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Govt considering to let US companies make medical devices in India
US has been pushing India to lift price caps on coronary stents and knee implants.
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

40 Years of Medical Device Implants
There have been considerable changes in the medical device industry over the last 40 years, particularly in medical implants. As the NuSil brand of Avantor celebrates its 40th anniversary, we reflect on these changes and what they mean for the next 40 years. The company was born out of two especially demanding industries—medical implants and aerospace—and consequently developed highly specialized ultra-pure silicones and worked to translate application needs into fundamental silicone chemistry and processing. We’ve seen five key developments in implants, which we explor...
Source: MDDI - September 27, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Julie Cameron Tags: Materials Source Type: news

Bactiguard Signs Global License Agreement With Zimmer Biomet
STOCKHOLM, Sept. 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bactiguard has entered into an exclusive, global license agreement for orthopedic trauma implants with Zimmer Biomet. The agreement includes an upfront license fee of USD 3 million pay... Devices, Orthopaedic, Licensing Bactiguard, Zimmer Biomet, infection preventive technology
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - September 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Plastic Surgeons Defend Breast Implants at 2019 FDA Hearing Plastic Surgeons Defend Breast Implants at 2019 FDA Hearing
Textured breast implants have been recalled in many countries due to the risk for lymphoma, yet they are still widely available in the U.S. Are plastic surgeons defending the indefensible?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Diagnostics Made Simple with POREX & #194; & #174; & #226; �(TM)s ...
Diagnostic testing has traditionally remained in the control of clinics and typically comes at no small cost, but POREX® is shaking up the status quo with a new suite of unmatched industry innovations. With its“Collection to Detection” diagnostics solutions, POREX® aims to both place power in the hands of the patient and cut operational costs for clinicians. By carefully engineering smart, enabling porous materials designed to speed fluid transfer, POREX® has...This story is related to the following:Medical Diagnostic Equipment
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - September 27, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Current Knowledge on Correlations Between Highly Prevalent Dental Conditions and Chronic Diseases: An Umbrella Review
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - September 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Newly-formed hospice company secures $21M in funding, acquires 3 hospice companies
Dallas-based Three Oaks Hospice has acquired three hospice companies and has secured funding.   Three Oaks Hospice, which was founded in May, acquired Total Hospice& Palliative Care, ABS Palliative and Hospice Care and Fellowship Hospice, increasing its referral network to more than 200 sources.   “Grounded in a collective mission to listen, care and serve, we are committed to building a best-in-class hospice company with a culture focused on patient care, clinical quality and superior service,”…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 26, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Rebecca Ayers Source Type: news

Why NC nonprofits are investing $35 million in oral-health initiatives
Two N.C. foundations are coming together to spend $35 million toward improving dental health in the Carolinas — especially for children.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 26, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Evaluation of Adjunctive Use of Low-Level Diode Laser Biostimulation with Combined Orthodontic Regenerative Therapy.
CONCLUSION:Improvements in clinical and radiographic parameters were observed following the adjunctive use of low-level diode laser therapy and orthodontic regenerative therapy for the management of intrabony defects in chronic periodontitis patients.
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 26, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

New Embossed Induction Seal Closure Liners are Tamper- and Pilfer-Resistant
Suitable for over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, personal care, cosmetics and nutraceuticals Compatible with polyethylene terephthalate, polyethylene, polypropylene and glass containers Uses proprietary technology which boosts both visual and tactile aestheticsThis story is related to the following:Health, Medical,& Dental Supplies and EquipmentSearch for suppliers of:Tamper-Evident Seals
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - September 25, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Starting well core: 0-2s dental access and prevention framework
This document aims to provide local dental commissioning teams with a framework to support implementation of the starting well core initiative.
Source: NHS Networks - September 24, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

This Dallas CEO wants more women in leadership positions. Here's why
Jim Hinton, CEO of Dallas-based Baylor Scott& White Health, is focused on adding more gender diversity to the executive leadership team for the non-profit because health care is a female-dominated industry.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rob Schneider Source Type: news