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October 13, 2010 News General News

Rampant discrimination against transgender people by health providers

by catherine

Image via Wikipedia A press release from Washington crossed my desk today that makes me angry, sad and praying that these findings do not reflect the ‘Canadian’ situation. Let me know… Transgender and gender non-conforming people face rampant discrimination in

October 12, 2010 News General NewsTradeshows

151st Annual ADA Session Wraps Up

by melissa

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October 12, 2010 News Implantology

Explosive Growth in Dental Implants and CAD/CAM

by ken

According to new dental reports by iData Research, the U.S. market for dental implants is expected to regain double-digit growth by 2013, and will help drive the dental prosthetic market to reach over 82 million prosthetic placements by 2016. In addition, the dental

October 11, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

Now THAT’S what I’m talking about

by ken

By this point, it should be apparent that the ongoing failure of HARP and it’s co-conspirators to get their act together in regard to ensuring the standard of care in diagnosis is raised by enabling the folks in Ontario to

October 11, 2010 News Evidence based dentistry


by ken

In the sixties, it was Benjamin Braddock being advised that his future lay in “plastics”.  Today, it’s a website and very much worth your time and trouble. http://www.helainesmithdmd.com/blog/ http://twitter.com/helainesmithdmd Nothing more need be said…

October 11, 2010 News General News

Discus Dental Acquired by Philips

by ken

The Global Leader in Professional Tooth Whitening and Oral Care Products Acquired by Philips, the Makers of Sonicare, Broadening Its Oral Healthcare Portfolio CULVER CITY, CA, Oct 11, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Today, Discus Holdings, Inc. announced that it

October 9, 2010 News Practice management

Tweet Tweet, Cheap Cheap

by ken

Rather than exalting Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg in this missive……………..no wait, it deserves to be done…….iPAD, fastest selling electronic device in history, MZ – youngest billionaire ever……..let’s simply look at what is happening because of them to the Internet

October 6, 2010 News Practice management

10 things you wish your dentist knew – Auxiliary Survey

by ken

Pick up a newspaper, read the news online, listen to the radio or watch TV and the fact that we’re all not slitting our wrists on a daily basis is simply a manifestation of the innate will to survive.  The

October 6, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

What it was, what it is, what it shall be……..Part Deux

by ken

cbCT………why are they making us wait in Ontario, where is the JUST SOCIETY – Pierre, where are ya lad when we needs ya eh?  Nine provinces, ubiquitous access, no certification… …..Ontario – foot dragging central, classroom rather than web-based certification………would

October 6, 2010 News Trends in Dental Education

What it was, what it is, what is shall be

by ken

The vision of this blog remains ill defined, not unlike an experiment in the social sciences whereby, the objective is unclear because the technology hasn’t permeated the majority of the viewers and the application of the technology remains blurry.  Still

October 5, 2010 News General News

Current research on oral-systemic connections

by ken

The dental profession is undergoing a dramatic increase in its understanding of disease processes and mechanisms, including the interaction between oral and systemic diseases and conditions. Many of these advances are the result of new research techniques. The link between

October 4, 2010 News CAD/CAM

Toronto CEREC Study Club and Ivoclar Vivadent Lecture

by melissa

I was privileged last week to be part of a special programme put on by the Toronto CEREC Study Club and Ivoclar Vivadent. The session was entitled “Contemporary Ceramics: A Closer Look at the Materials”. After a wonderful cocktail hour

October 4, 2010 News Decay assessment and prevention

A thousand points of light………read my lips

by ken

There will soon be apps for EVERYTHING!!!!!!! October 2nd 2010, Christchurch, New Zealand. New iPhone app “Tooth Camp” aims to improve the oral health of iPhone users the world over,by providing a virtual boot camp style drill instructor to motivate

October 1, 2010 News General NewsTrends in Dental Education

So what’s new in dentistry?

by ken

The following is from the University of Minnesota CE programming, entitled “What’s new in Dentistry?” Do you agree?  Consider, ripping, mixing and burning your thoughts in the comments section. Benefits/Objectives   The 2011 program will show you how to:  detect

September 30, 2010 News Trends in Dental Education

Now is the time for all good folks to come to the aid of their profession

by ken

The goal of this blog is encourage dialogue from the readership.  Dentistry like all health sciences is in a state of flux, impacted upon by economic changes and technologic shifts in the service mix.  Nothing is as relevant or helpful as the

September 29, 2010 News General News

Introducing Colgate’s New Sensitive Pro-Relief

by melissa

On Monday, September 27th, Oral Health was invited to be at the product launch for Colgate’s new Sensitive Pro-Relief desensitizing paste. Using the lovely backdrop of Sassafraz Restaurant in Yorkville, Toronto and with special guest Dr. Bill Dorfman on hand,

September 26, 2010 News Dental Trauma

How to retire by 39!!!!!! No kidding…….seriously……

by ken

Gotcha – figured easiest way to grab attention was to fulfill all your hopes and dreams…..can’t do that in a fiduciary manner, but I can provide you access to a magical website that will make your life easier in the

September 25, 2010 News Trends in Dental Education

It’s getting better all the time………….

by ken

Teledentistry (Tele-OralHealth)… Webinars are fast becoming the sine qua non for dental education.  For those who challenge this, I suggest they start looking at the statistics from Angus Reid and Millennium research on other media delivery platforms.  It’s not about

September 24, 2010 News Digital radiography

Guide to Going Digital

by ken

Dr. Larry Emmott is one of the leading authorties on dental high tech.  The following is from his latest blog entry………….. Digital Radiography is one of the most exciting and fastest growing technologies in dentistry. It is also the area

September 23, 2010 News Laser Dentistry

Netflix DDS

by ken

As an addendum to the previous post, please visit the accompanying URL – excellent videos on laser application to a variety of dental procedures……….. http://www.laresdental.com/videos.asp Related articles by Zemanta Netflix CEO Thinks Americans Are Too Egocentric to Notice Canada’s Discount