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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May 12 2015

Researchers hope to improve dental health by changing caregiver’s behaviour

Studies have long associated low-income areas with poor oral health. But dental researchers at Case Western Reserve University and...
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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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