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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February 17 2015

7 mistakes parents make with their kids’ teeth

You know regular brushing, a healthy diet and dental visits are some of the best ways to prevent cavities,...
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February 10 2015

Contrary to popular belief, dental care for baby teeth is vital

Dental researchers hope to vastly improve oral health in children by countering a common misperception that dental care for...
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February 4 2015

Quebecers’ teeth compared to those in Third World countries

As a career dental assistant, you’re probably the type of professional who’s always looking for new tools and resources...
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January 28 2015

How to meet the challenges of dental assisting, including the unexpected ones

Although it’s a high-growth industry, expected to increase by 36 per cent in the 10-year period between 2008 and...
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January 22 2015

Tooth decay detected by laser and light systems

A growing body of research shows the light-based devices are highly sensitive. A recent study found one device caught...
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January 14 2015

Poor oral hygiene can impact our physical, mental well-being

Most of us don’t realize to what extent tooth decay, gum disease and poor oral hygiene can impact our...
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January 7 2015

How ‘microbial dark matter’ might cause disease

For decades, the bacteria group Candidate Phylum TM7, thought to cause inflammatory mucosal diseases, has posed a particular challenge...
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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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