December 17 2014

5 ways to put oral health on your New Year’s resolution list

There’s something special about the start of a new year. Maybe it’s because it’s a blank slate — a...
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December 10 2014

It takes a team…

From the late 1800s up through the mid-20th century we recognized a small team of individuals as our total...
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December 3 2014

UBC dentistry professor to receive highest military honour for forensic advances

Sweet and his colleagues at the Bureau of Legal Dentistry (BOLD) based at the University of B.C. train Canadian...
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November 26 2014

Dental assistants: The glue that holds dental teams together

From the late 1800s through the mid-20th century, we recognized a small team of individuals as our total oral...
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November 19 2014

Location of oral cancers differs in smokers, nonsmokers

The location of oral cancers differed in smokers and nonsmokers with nonsmokers having a higher proportion of cancers occur...
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November 12 2014

Diabetes and dental health

“Diabetes can be associated with an increased prevalence and severity of periodontal diseases, and as an infectious and inflammatory...
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November 5 2014

Oral health plan pitched

The adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure is particularly true when it comes...
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October 28 2014

Proper dental care linked to reduced risk of respiratory infections in ICU patients

Vulnerable patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) who received enhanced oral care from a dentist were at significantly...
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October 22 2014

Ebola toolkit for dentists issued, protocols in place for Southwest Health Authority

Ethically minded, modern dentists take universal precautions and treat every patient like they are infectious in some way in...
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October 15 2014

Dental health forum explains link between income and oral health

It’s not a secret there is a connection between an individual’s dental health and his or her overall health....
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