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November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticePractice Operations

Office Design: Movin’ On Up

by Oral Health

Three years ago, Dr. Vesna Borovac acquired the practice of Dr. Nicolas Kemp in the updscale Bloor-Bay Street area in Toronto. Having become comfortable in her recently attained space and operation, she was unexpectedly faced with a seemingly daunting task:

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyDentistryMaterials & Technology

Cellerant ‘Best of Class’ Technology Awards: Looking to 2017 and Beyond

by Oral Health

The live presentation to 2015 award winners at the American Dental Association’s annual session in October marked the end of a transition year for the industry’s most prestigious honor for dental companies. The Cellerant “Best of Class” Technology Award, formerly

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryOral Health

Office Design: Stoney Creek Dental, A Breath of Fresh Air

by Oral Health

This bright and airy practice is situated in the heart of the Stoney Creek community – hence it’s name. When first discussing the project with our client, Dr. Allen Park, it became evident that this new location was his opportunity

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental CareDental OfficeDentistryPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Mission 2 Jamaica

by Michael Carabash, B.A., LL.B., J.D., M.B.A., C.D.P.M.

On Saturday, September 3, 2016, a group of strangers from across Ontario gathered at the Toronto airport. Their mission: head down to Negril, Jamaica to provide free dental treatment and education to impoverished Jamaicans. This was the second annual trip

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental OfficeDentistryFinancesGeneral Practice

The Life of a 58-Year-Old Dentist

by Mark McNulty

There are many key milestones in a dentist’s practice and personal life. One such milestone for the average dentist I know occurs when you turn 58. It is the day you actually start living your retirement plan. That’s because the

November 1, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryMaterials & TechnologyNews

HANSAmed Celebrates 20 Years Serving Dental Professionals

by Oral Health

HANSAmed Limited is proud to celebrate our 20 year anniversary serving the needs of Canada’s Dental Professional community as a specialty pharmaceutical and medical device provider. During the past 20 years, HANSAmed Limited has built the reputation of offering our

October 31, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

Oral Health Group’s Editorial Board Member, Dr. Aldo D. Boccia, Passed Away Sunday

by Oral Health

Passed peacefully, after a courageous battle with cancer, on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at the age of 69. Proud Italian by birth (Scifelli, Frosinone) and a most proud Canadian (Toronto, Ontario). Beloved husband of Peggy; dearest father of Deborah and

October 30, 2016 News DentistryGeneral PracticeNewsOral HealthPractice Operations

Henry Schein Practice Solutions Wins Utah Business Diversity Award

by Oral Health

Henry Schein Practice Solutions Inc., the U.S. practice solutions business of Henry Schein, Inc., was recently awarded the Utah Business Diversity Award in the category of Large Business at the 2016 Utah Crossroads Conference. The company was selected by Utah Diversity

October 26, 2016 News DentistryMaterials & TechnologyNewsOral Health

Brothers Open Online Marketplace to Sell Dental Products

by Business Wire

Two South Florida brothers, Periodontist Scott and Harvard Statistician Jacob Drucker pooled their collective expertise and created Supply Clinic, the online marketplace for dental supplies. Penn graduate Scott Drucker was researching supplies for his periodontics residency and found there was

October 26, 2016 News AnnouncementContinuing EducationDentistryNewsOral Health

Yankee Dental Congress 2017: Focus. Fast. Forward.

by Oral Health

Yankee Dental Congress 2017 will be held from January 25 through January 29, 2017, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC). The Yankee Dental Congress is New England’s largest dental meeting and is sponsored by the Massachusetts Dental Society,

October 26, 2016 News DentalDentistryNewsOral Health

Ancestral Human Diets Being Revealed Through Teeth Examination

by Erin Ross, NPR

When scientists want to know what our ancient ancestors ate, they can look at a few things: fossilized animal bones with marks from tools used to butcher and cut them; fossilized poop; and teeth. The first two can tell us

October 25, 2016 News DentistryNewsOral HealthPublic Health

‘The Future of Oral Health’ Talks Impact of Oral Health and Dentistry

by Oral Health

The impact of oral disease on whole-body health and the changes to the practice of dentistry worldwide are the subjects of The Future of Oral Heath, a new publication produced by Scientific American Custom Media, in collaboration with Colgate-Palmolive Company.

October 24, 2016 News AnnouncementDentistryNewsOral Health

American Dental Association President-Elect Has Been Chosen for 2017

by Oral Health

Joseph P. Crowley, D.D.S., a general dentist practicing in Cincinnati, Ohio, is the new president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Crowley was recently elected during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Denver, Colorado. He will

October 24, 2016 News AnesthesiologyDental OfficeDentistryGeneral PracticeNewsOral Surgery

Many Questions are Arising Around Alberta’s Anesthesia Guidelines

by Alexandra Zabjek, CBC News

Alberta is one of just two provinces where dentists with specialized training both administer general anesthetic and perform a dental procedure on a patient, according to a CBC inquiry. The majority of provinces require at least two “operators” be present

October 24, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsOral Health

Henry Schein Donated $80,000 to Help Children with Disabilities

by Oral Health

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that it has donated more than $80,000 in health care products this year to the Henry Viscardi School at The Viscardi Center, a Long Island-based school for children with severe physical disabilities who

October 21, 2016 News Continuing EducationDentistryNews

Advertising Tooth Paste Pot Lids

by Oral Health

Dr. Bruce Pynn and Bob Houghton were invited to speak at an international meeting, Anglo American Dental Conference: Social and Medical Influences on Dentistry, on behalf of the Lindsay Society for the History of Dentistry (UK) and the American Academy for

October 20, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPractice Operations

Fred Joyal Webinar Reveals The Truth Behind What Dental Patients Want

by Oral Health

Futuredontics® announced today that company co-founder Fred Joyal is hosting a free webinar for dentists called “What Dental Patients Want.” In this special live presentation, Fred draws on new research to reveal the surprising factors that have the greatest impact

October 18, 2016 Feature Dental HygieneDentistryOral HealthPeriodonticsPractice Operations

Why Face Masks Don’t Work: A Revealing Review

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

Yesterday’s Scientific Dogma is Today’s Discarded Fable Introduction The above quotation is ascribed to Justice Archie Campbell author of Canada’s SARS Commission Final Report. 1 It is a stark reminder that scientific knowledge is constantly changing as new discoveries contradict

October 18, 2016 Feature DentistryOral HealthPeriodonticsPublic Health

“Superfood”: A Connection with Periodontal Health?

by Wendy E. Ward, Professor & Canada Research Chair Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University

“Superfood” – a term we are increasingly exposed to in our daily life. From food packaging, trendy beverage vendors and cafes, books promising a way to lose weight or live longer, or in the broader media, the term is everywhere.

October 18, 2016 News AnnouncementCosmetic / AestheticDentistryNews

The Father of Aesthetic Dentistry, Dr. Irwin Smigel, Passed Away Monday

by Sam Roberts, The New York Times

Dr. Irwin Smigel, a pioneer of aesthetic dentistry who brightened the smiles of celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Bennett, Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Willis, died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. He was 92. The cause was complications of pneumonia, said