May 6 2015

Proper dental care begins before teeth arrive

In any given year, about 2,500 Manitoba children younger than six years of age will undergo surgery to treat...
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April 28 2015

Natural reparative capacity of teeth elucidated

Researchers at Inserm and Paris Descartes University have just taken an important step in research on stem cells and...
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April 23 2015

Hand hygiene compliance in the dental setting

In healthcare settings, hand hygiene is consistently shown to be the most effective and simple means of preventing the...
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April 14 2015

Tooth decay can affect babies, too

Tooth decay is a preventable infectious disease. Research has shown tooth decay rates among children ages two through four...
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April 8 2015

April is Oral Health Month… so celebrate

Many people think that the bleeding that they notice when they brush and floss their teeth is normal. However,...
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April 1 2015

Dental assistants, you have the power!

Kevin Henry, Group Editorial Director, writes: “After talking to some of the dental assistants after my presentation, I walked...
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March 25 2015

Ethical dilemmas in dental assisting

Dental assistants are faced with choices in the course of performing their jobs every day. Will that impression require...
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March 17 2015

Menopause, bone loss, and periodontal disease

It has been shown that postmenopausal women are more susceptible to bone fractures. (1) Other risk factors include age,...
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March 11 2015

10 traits of highly effective dental assistants

This article is dedicated to the hardest working and most important practice builders of every dental practice – dental...
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February 24 2015

What your tongue says about your health

Can we reveal our health by simply examining our tongues? It is not uncommon for doctors and other healthcare...
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