Tag Archives: Dentistry

How pipeline programs can increase diversity in dentistry – Medical Xpress

2018 graduates of NYU College of Dentistry’s Saturday Academy. Credit: NYU College of Dentistry The field of dentistry has a diversity problem. Despite calls for a more diverse workforce, only 15.2 percent of dental school applicants in 2016 were underrepresented minorities, according to the American Dental Education Association. Having more dentists from diverse backgrounds benefits… Read More »

Canadian Man Accused Of Unauthorized Horse Dentistry: ‘A Display of Lawless Bravado’ – Newsweek

A Canadian man is facing a lifetime ban on practicing veterinary medicine after accusations he’s been performing unauthorized horse dentistry. The Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) is seeking a permanent injunction against Kelvin Brent Asham, accused of treating horses—including giving one horse a sedative—without veterinary certification. An investigator described Asham’s actions as “a display of… Read More »

Virtual Dentistry And The Culture Of Technological Control – Forbes

A dentist using a tablet integrated with on-site dental equipment showing a dental x-ray on a tablet. Photo credit: Getty Getty As a parent of two small children, getting them into brushing is not as easy as I would have thought. Kids love water, mirrors, and playing, but somehow getting my three-year-old into brushing his teeth is no easy feat. Then I… Read More »