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February 19, 2012 News Dental HygienePeriodontologySalivary biomarkersSystemic links

Diabetes screening at the periodontal visit: patient and provider experiences with two screening approaches

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Rosedale, M. and Strauss, S. (2012), Diabetes screening at the periodontal visit: patient and provider experiences with two screening approaches. International Journal of Dental Hygiene. doi: 10.1111/j.1601-5037.2011.00542.x Abstract:  Objectives:  This study examined patient and dental provider experiences during the periodontal visit of diabetes

January 1, 2012 News Decay assessment and preventionDental HygieneMinimally invasive dentistryNew productsNew TechnologiesPathologyPeriodontologyPreventive DentistryTooth decay

Formulated with Edible Clay, New Advanced Gum Healing Mineral Toothpaste Introduced

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From Cosmetic Dentistry News It goes without saying that some enterprising marketer will put this material in Play-Doh and plastercine (do they still manufacture plactercine?)… Zion Health, a San Francisco-based company specializing in natural clay minerals cosmetic and hygienic products

December 18, 2011 News Dental HygieneNew products

From the trenches

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Intriguing blog and recent posting of  links – from lad I’ve never met on LinkedIn – good info – ah the power of social networking – and it’s NOT encrypted!! LinkedIn Mark Friashas sent you a message. Date:12/19/2011Subject: EtchMaster Product Review

November 6, 2011 News BlogsBotoxBurn outCAD/CAMCajonesCancerChronic dental care for the elderlyClinical case report - prostho/orthoCloud computingCommunity outreachComprehensive reasoningComputer softwareCone beam computed tomographyConnectivityContinuing EducationCosmetic DentistryCranio facial painCustomer serviceData storageDecay assessment and preventionDental amalgamDental AssociationsDental conventionsDental equipmentDental ethicsDental examinationDental HygieneDental industryDental LaboratoriesDental phobiaDental photographyDental practice transitionDental researchDental TeamDental TraumaDentoMaxilloFacialRadiologyDigital radiographyElearningElectronic Health RecordsEndodonticsEvidence based dentistryFluorideGeneral NewsGeriodonticsGovernanceGovernment regulationsHealth care tourismHumourImplantologyInfection controlInnovations in dentistryInvisalignLaser DentistryMarketing strategiesMinimally invasive dentistryNew TechnologiesOcclusionOffice designOral cancerOral SurgeryOrthodonticsPain managementPathologyPediatric dentistryPeriodontologyPharmacologyPharmacotherapeuticsPhotographyPosition paperPractice managementPreventive DentistryPrivacy issuesRadiologyRepetitive stress injuryResearchRestorativeSalivary biomarkersSearch engineSleep apneaSocial mediaSocial networkingStem cell researchSystemic linksTeam motivationTechnologyTheft in the dental officeTooth decayTooth whiteningTradeshowsTreatment planningTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebinarsWebsitesWomen in dentistryYouTube

There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

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IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

August 11, 2011 News Dental HygieneTechnology

‘iPod Toothbrush’: Philips USB Brush Plugs Into PC

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For the individual who has everything and for whom money means nothing…….think “investment banker“….. Philips have just launched a new hyper brush which promises to banish plaque but also plugs into your PC to recharge. The ultimate travel accessory, the

June 28, 2011 News Dental Hygiene

Oral Health got picked up on the web, and without social networking!!

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From Google Alerts – whoo noo….. Building the perfect beast of a hygiene department. Create an ideal hygiene department to increase your revenue stream. Practical tips to increase efficiency, productivity and job satisfaction while decreasing stress. To help dental teams build a

June 20, 2011 News Dental HygieneSocial networking

Is the North American Hygiene Market Super-Saturated?

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Time for the power of social networking to demonstrate and DOMINATE…… By Rabia Mughal, Associate Editor – Dr. Bicuspid June 20, 2011 — As the overall job market in the U.S. continues to be sluggish, a few recent reports —

June 11, 2011 News Dental Hygiene

If I were a hygienist, I’d be issuing a fatwah

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Five Jobs with HIGH SALARY and low education from Investopedia by Stephanie Christensen – June 10, 2011 If you’ve opted to forego higher education, there are still promising career paths. According to data provided by PayScale.com, these five jobs offer a

May 14, 2011 News Dental HygieneOrthodontics

Orthodontic therapy options – how hygienists can provide support for the movement

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From RDH and Dentistry IQ by Ann-Marie C. DePalma, CDA, RDH, MEd, FAADH As defined by Wilkins, orthodontics is the area of dentistry concerned with the diagnosis, supervision, guidance, and treatment of the growing and mature dentofacial structures – including

May 14, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental HygieneEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsInnovations in dentistryPathologySystemic linksTrends in DentistryWebsitesWomen in dentistry

Oral-systemic health and your dental team

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From RDH – by Karen Davis – karen@karendavis.net Front office administrators, dental assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists have one thing in common: Patients will approach any of them to ask about something they just read or heard on TV regarding

May 13, 2011 News Dental HygieneNew TechnologiesTradeshows

Ah chlorhexidine, we hardly knew yee……….

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From Kathy Kincaide – Dr. Bicuspid.com – May 13, 2011 Sunstar Americas unveiled the GUM PerioShield oral health rinse at the California Dental Association (CDA) 2011 spring meeting in Anaheim this week.  PerioShield, which features technology licensed  Image via Wikipedia from

May 13, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental HygieneGeneral NewsGeriodontics

Dirty Mouths Lead to Broken Hearts

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From Science Daily – May 5, 2011 Nurses who care for patients with dementia now have a tailored approach to dental hygiene for their charges, thanks to a pilot study by a team of nurses. “Poor oral health can lead

April 18, 2011 News Dental HygieneGeneral News

If You Want To Keep Smiling Through Menopause – Get More Dental Checkups!

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By Anna Rushton – April 18, 2011 – from Bioidentical Oral Health There’s a lot of attention paid now to the whiteness of our teeth and how brilliant our smile is and frankly false teeth are not something anyone willingly

April 9, 2011 News Dental Hygiene

Philips Sonicare AirFloss – eat spinach salad in public w/o fear

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From Dental Health Hub Imaging  Philips, a leading provider of innovative medical devices, has recently introduced its Philips Sonicare AirFloss. The new innovation was revealed at the IDS (International Dental Supply) tradeshow 2011, which took place earlier this month. While the event took

April 1, 2011 News Dental HygieneGeriodontics

Dental campaign targets seniors

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from the MontrealGazette.com The Quebec Order of Dentists is launching a publicity campaign aimed at persuading the province’s elderly to take better care of their teeth. Dr. Diane Legault, president of the Order, said the dental health of all Quebecers

March 27, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice managementWebsites

Our Biggest Challenge for Patient Case Acceptance

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Dental Practice Solutions is an excellent website owned and run by Debra Seidel-Bittke.  Her latest blog posting is the title of this entry…..here’s a little about Debra and this  blog posting on Case Acceptance is readable with a simple click

March 16, 2011 News Dental Hygiene

GSK announces new NovaMin-containing dental formulation for sensitive teeth

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From News Medical This year, for the first time, millions of Americans will be protecting their sensitive teeth with NovaMin in everyday dental products. Co-inventor Gary Hack, DDS, couldn’t be happier. “To know that our invention will now have a

February 25, 2011 News Community outreachDecay assessment and preventionDental Hygiene

Canadian Faculty of Dentistry Researchers Fight With Early Childhood Caries

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February 19th, 2011, posted by Dental Health Magazine staff TORONTO — An investigation using four interventions concurrently including dental treatment, fluoride applications, anticipatory guidance and motivational interviewing specifically designed for First Nations pregnant women will commence this spring in several communities

February 20, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionDental HygieneEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsPractice managementTrends in Dentistry

Up in the air junior birdsmen………and eCards for free – do you not love social networking….let’s take over Nathan Phillips Square and demand a recount on Rob Ford

by ken

If I said Dental Air Force to you, you’d assume I was referring to the dental division of the Canadian Air Force, you know, the one still using bi-planes and F-18’s with wings that fall off…  however, www.dentalairforce.com is an

February 20, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice management

Feel like your swirling down the drain counter clockwise? You’re in Australia….

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From Dental Tribune – Dental Tribune is a large global dental publishing entity – very much worth a visit to www.dental-tribune.com – I personally enjoy their ePaper section…the following article is from DT.  Sally McKenzie is CEO of McKenzie Management.