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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June 30 2015

Oral cancer detection: The dental assistant’s role

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, over 45,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer in 2015....
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June 23 2015

Investigating the impact of e-cigarettes on oral health

Dr. Janet Leith, general dentist in Ottawa, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about a research she presented at the...
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June 16 2015

Mark your calendars for the Canadian Patient Safety Week: October 26-30, 2015

Canadian Patient Safety Week (CPSW) is a national annual campaign started in 2005 to inspire extraordinary improvement in patient...
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June 9 2015

Missing teeth predict cardiovascular events

Advanced tooth loss often indicates that a person has a history of inflammatory oral diseases. In an extensive cohort...
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June 3 2015

Money for adult dental care despite budget cut, says health minister

Newfoundland and Labrador’s health minister says, despite a reduction in the budget for adult dental services, there is plenty...
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May 27 2015

Case conference: Where do opioids fit in the management of acute post-surgical pain?

Drs. Chris Lee and Brian Cairns spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the management of acute post-surgical pain and...
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May 19 2015

Dr. Travis McLean on the oral health initiatives in PEI

Dr. Travis McLean, President of the PEI Dental Association, spoke with Dr. John O’Keefe about the latest oral health...
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