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September 11, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

CDHA Celebrates Excellence in Oral Health and Dental Hygiene

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is proud to recognize eighteen leaders in oral health for their outstanding contributions to the profession of dental hygiene, the national association, and to the overall health and well-being of the Canadian public. Since

September 3, 2014 News Dental HygieneGeneral DentistryWebsites

Calling all diabetics

by Kahaliah Richards

Imagine if your dental practice could make the following claim: A visit to your hygienist can significantly reduce your blood sugars. So says a new Indian study which found that one hour of scaling below the gum line not only

August 25, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Strategies to help the teenage patient achieve greater success with oral hygiene

by Surgical Restorative Resources

We were all teenagers at one time: stubborn, dramatic, self-absorbed, “all-knowing,” etc. Teenage patients in a dental practice can be some of the hardest to work with. They typically have poor oral hygiene, may be in full orthodontics, and can

August 13, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

What’s the best way to brush teeth? Even dentists and dental associations don’t agree

by Medical News Today

Advice on how we should brush our teeth from dental associations and toothpaste companies is ‘unacceptably inconsistent’, finds new UCL research. The study, published in the British Dental Journal, looked at the brushing advice given by dental associations across ten

August 7, 2014 News Dental CareDental HygieneGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsMedical newsOverall HealthWellness

The new “3Ds” of dental care

by Kahaliah Richards

This past week I met with several dental teams and asked them about the “3 Ds” which now characterize their patient caseloads: Do you have diabetic patients? Do you have patients on diuretics? Do you have patients with a dry

June 26, 2014 News Dental HygieneGeneral NewsOverall Health

Dental Hygiene Profession Sees ‘Moment of Opportunity’ to Improve Access to Oral Health Care

by Kahaliah Richards

As dental hygienists prepare to take increased responsibilities, Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice provides critical updates St. Louis, June – With opportunities to take increased responsibility for oral health care and to deliver care in a more comprehensive way, it’s

May 27, 2014 News Cosmetic DentistryDental HygieneGeneral DentistryGeneral News

Why Whiten? 5 Reasons to Brighten Your Smile

by Kahaliah Richards

We all have those times when we’re seeking some kind of life change. It can make a difference to shake things up, and to gain a new lease on life. But finding that source of renewed enthusiasm can be easier

May 27, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral Health

Summer Travel…Do Not Forget Dental Hygiene!

by Marielaina Perrone DDS

Summer is just around the corner which means school is out and traveling for many families. It is easy to overlook dental hygiene when on the road and forget to pack the essentials to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Below

May 26, 2014 News ClinicalDental CareDental HygieneGeneral DentistryOverall Health

Top Reasons To Floss Daily

by Kahaliah Richards

Flossing is often overlooked by most people. However, it is an essential part of maintaining good dental hygiene and dental health. Below are the top reasons why you should floss your teeth every day… –Flossing Helps Avoid Periodontal Disease. Flossing

April 23, 2014 News Dental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

NFL Greats Turn To Dentists For Sleep Apnea Treatment As A Result Of Pro Player Health Alliance Recent Awareness Efforts

by PRWeb

An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy as their solution to sleep apnea. An increasing number of current and former NFL players are turning to dentists and oral appliance therapy

April 21, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

Smokers’ taste buds ‘do not allow them to taste bitterness of coffee’

by Medical News Today

Though conventional pairing has cigarettes and coffee going together, researchers have found that the toxic chemicals in tobacco may hamper taste bud regeneration, resulting in smokers not being able to adequately taste the bitterness of their regular cup of joe.

April 8, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygiene for Life Video Celebrates National Dental Hygienists Week

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association(CDHA)

In honour of National Dental Hygienists Week™, April 6-12, which kicked off today, the Canadian Dental Hygienists Associatoin (CDHA) is pleased to launch a new “Dental Hygiene for Life” promotional video highlighting the role of dental hygienists and the importance

March 21, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPublic Health

Embrace Your Oral Health April 6-12: National Dental Hygienists Week

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

April is Oral Health Month in Canada, and an important part of the celebration is National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™), which takes place from April 6–12.  Sponsored by the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA), a national organization representing more than

March 17, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Canadian Dental Hygienists Celebrate World Oral Health Day

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

On March 20, oral health professionals in 75 countries around the world will celebrate healthy smiles as part of World Oral Health Day (WOHD). Organized by the World Dental Federation, this annual event is designed to raise awareness of the

March 10, 2014 News Cosmetic / AestheticDental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

A Successful Pacific Dental Conference!

by The 2014 Pacific Dental Conference Organizing Group

The Pacific Dental Conference has once again surpassed its attendance record to date with over 12, 700 participants. This year’s attendance included over 3500 Dentists, 2000 Dental Hygienisst, along with 2350 Exhibitors, making this conference a great success. Be sure

February 12, 2014 News Dental CAD/CAMDental HygieneDental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral Health

Sirona’s international success: Russian clinic buys the 40,000th C8+ treatment center

by Sirona

Products “Made in Germany” have long been sought after around the world. This is also reflected in the international sales figures for the Sirona C8+. The treatment center combines high quality with timeless design.  The 40,000th C8+ dental center recently

February 10, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryGeriatric DentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPublic Health

California Dental Association Supports Recent Anti-tobacco Efforts

by California Dental Association

For better oral and overall health, CDA urges tobacco users to quit the habit The recent decision by CVS Caremark to discontinue the sale of tobacco products is to be applauded. For decades, the California Dental Association and other health

February 3, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthPreventive DentistryPublic Health

Dental Hygienists Have Heart Offering a Day of No-Cost Services

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

 In celebration of Heart Month and Valentine’s Day, registered dental hygienists across Canada are opening their doors on Saturday, February 8, 2014, to provide no-cost preventive dental hygiene services as part of a national campaign. In its sixth consecutive year,

January 30, 2014 News Dental HygieneDentistryHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

Dental Hygienists Work to Improve Oral Cancer Outcomes

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Dental hygienists in Canada have joined the global fight to help save the 1.5 million lives that the World Health Organization estimates are lost prematurely each year to cancer. As active supporters of World Cancer Day on February 4, dental hygienists

January 21, 2014 News Dental CareDental HygieneDental industryGeneral DentistryOverall Health

Feeback from Facebook

by Kahaliah Richards

We started a targeted Facebook campaign for Partners in Prevention about 2 months ago. The focus is on older women (over age 40) who live in the Toronto Region, who read Prevention Magazine and/or Women’s Health Magazine, and who mention