September 8 2015

What are the indications and contraindications of removing impacted third molars?

Removal of impacted third molars is the most common surgery in the dental office. The most common impacted teeth:...
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September 2 2015

What should be included in an infant dental health program?

This information was adapted from Dental Secrtes, Elsevier, 2015. ” To view more on this article or other articles...
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September 1 2015

Bioceramic materials in endodontics

During the past two decades, a number of major advances have been made in the field of bioactive ceramics...
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August 18 2015

Make universal dental care an election priority

As Canadians, we are justifiably proud of our universal publicly funded medical-care system where nobody has to lose their...
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August 11 2015

What is the difference between natal and neonatal teeth?

Natal teeth are present at birth, whereas neonatal teeth emerge through the gingiva during the first month of life....
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August 4 2015

What questions should you ask when you screen a patient for potential bleeding problems and what laboratory tests should you order?

What questions should you ask when you screen a patient for potential bleeding problems and what laboratory tests should...
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July 29 2015

Outpatient Medication Use and Implications for Dental Care: Guidance for Contemporary Dental Practice

Adverse effects of medication used in dental care are likely to increase as North Americans live longer, experience more...
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July 21 2015

Can a naturally occurring amino acid improve oral health?

Researchers at University of Michigan and Newcastle University recently discovered Arginine, a naturally occurring amino acid found in food,...
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July 14 2015

The 7 habits of highly effective dental assistants

What makes an effective dental assistant? Have you ever wondered why some excel at their work and others bounce...
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July 7 2015

How do you manage people with Parkinson’s disease in the dental setting?

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common chronic and progressive neurodegenerative disease involving the neurons responsible for producing dopamine....
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