October 8 2014

As a dental assistant, is marketing part of your job? Here are 12 tools to assist you

Marketing is an incredibly important part of any business. However, the way that marketing has developed in recent years...
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September 24 2014

Is your smile changing?

It has been said that the only thing in life that is constant is change. The same can be...
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September 16 2014

Report: High costs keep 6 million Canadians from the dentist each year

Chantal Robinson was pregnant and writhing in pain on her classroom floor, all because she couldn’t afford the dental...
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August 26 2014

We need to improve dental health of Canada’s seniors

Many seniors in Canada have poor oral health, and we need to start the conversation about how to improve...
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August 19 2014

Still shortcomings in adult dental treatment

A lack of adult dental coverage has been a gaping cavity in the province’s health-care system for years. Children...
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August 12 2014

What’s the most effective way to surgically remove mandibular wisdom teeth?

This is a summary of the Cochrane Systematic Review: Surgical techniques for the removal of mandibular wisdom teeth (Review,...
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August 5 2014

Gum recession and bone loss

Just the other day I had a friend share with me that she noticed when looking in the mirror...
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July 29 2014

Promoting infection control in dentistry

“Iatrogenic” is an adjective describing a medical condition that was induced inadvertently, by a physician or surgeon, or by...
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July 22 2014

New study reveals widespread support for rapid HIV testing in dental surgeries

More than 80 per cent of oral health patients are willing to receive rapid HIV-testing in dental settings, which...
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July 15 2014

Push to get dentists to stop routinely prescribing potentially deadly opioids

At a time when death rates from opioids are raising alarms, dentists are being told to stop routinely prescribing...
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