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July 25, 2017 News DentistryGovernment regulationsNews

Dentists in the Crosshairs of New Liberal Tax Announcements

by DCY

The federal government has sent another warning shot to dentists and other professionals who have been using private corporations (PC) such as professional corporations/ hygiene service corporations /technical service corporations and holding corporations as a tax savings vehicle. Below are

April 15, 2012 News Dental AssociationsGeneral NewsGovernanceGovernment regulationsPollingPrivacy issuesSocial mediaSocial networkingTransparency

One is a lonely number

by ken

Since this blog began, its focus has been to determine what those who visit it some 8.5K times a month want to read. Clinical content is by far the #1 area of interest. Unfortunately, a simplistic mechanism to ensure an

April 1, 2012 News Dental AssociationsElectronic Health RecordsEncryptionGovernanceGovernment regulationsPosition paperPrivacy issuesTransparency

Once more into the breach mes enfants – ENCRYPTION IN ONTARIO!

by ken

I’ve forgotten how many times an entry has asked for clarity, transparency, openness from the members of the committee appointed by the RCDSO to address this issue, however, the GUIDELINES are out and in all candour, frankfurterness, I haven’t a

March 8, 2012 News APPsBlogsBurn outDental TeamGovernanceGovernment regulationsHuman ResourcesTransparencyTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebinarsWebsitesYouTube

The power of social media

by ken

I sincerely hope that the reason for sharing this YOU TUBE video with dentists is understood. We are so incredibly fortunate to do what we do.  We are autonomous, even the insanity of the “ya can’t treat your spouse” law

December 23, 2011 News Dental industryGovernanceGovernment regulationsTradeshowsTransparency

This has nothing whatsoever to do with Chanukah…

by ken

Dentistry does not exist in a parallel universe to the rest of humanity – it will either learn to extrapolate, iterate, evolutionate, migrate, or potentiate or it will constipate, obfuscate, and obliterate it’s capacity to keep abreast of the rapidly

December 20, 2011 News GovernanceGovernment regulations

And a little ferret shall lead them…..REDUX

by ken

Please note – this entry is not being written to be dismissive or derisive. It is simply to demonstrate that the chasm between getting an email from a Provincial Association or a Provincial Licensing Body without some mechanism for interactive

December 20, 2011 News GovernanceGovernment regulations

And a little ferret shall lead them…..

by ken

I’m almost finished reviewing the Accessibility Act. There is nothing wrong with the concept, but I am forever in awe of the legislative process and how Joseph Hellerish it is.  That the spirit of  Yossarian leads every committee in history

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

by ken

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

October 30, 2011 News Dental AssociationsElectronic Health RecordsGovernment regulationsTechnologyTrends in Dentistry

Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war – encryption of collegial communication looms in Ontario

by ken

Dangerous posting on many levels.  First look at the image below and ask yourself the following two questions:  1,,) Does everyone in Ontario receive this, which would imply that email is mandatory for dental offices in Ontario which for all

October 22, 2011 News Cloud computingConnectivityElearningElectronic Health RecordsGovernment regulations

New Gmail Design – read carefully, the word spot is not in the title

by ken

There is simply no longer an excuse for any dental practice in Canada not to be online and connected to receive email. You may not feel the need to be involved with Google + and the social networking aspect, but

August 3, 2011 News GovernanceGovernment regulations

Democracy 101 or Buddha in the dental chair

by ken

It’s raining in Hogtown today, thus a holi – day for a visit to the gym, a trip to the local no name coffee shop (Starbucks has tar and Tim’s is embroiled in a franchisee class action – won’t cross

June 2, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyCommunity outreachGeneral NewsGovernment regulationsSystemic links

Challenges Facing the American/Canadian Dental System – Are They Solvable?

by ken

From Worldental.org – June 1st, 2011 Oral health has long been the subject of debate. Many believe, and studies have proven, that effective oral care is essential to overall general health and well-being. Unfortunately, there are currently millions of Americans

April 27, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGovernment regulationsPathologySystemic linksTrends in Dentistry

Dentistry advanced by science – not market??? Hmmmm

by ken

Science gets partial answers slowly – Margaret Scarlett – April 18, 2011 from Medscape Connect In these changing times with technology always changing, I’m reminded of a saying from a colleague at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

March 12, 2011 News Evidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsGovernment regulations

Guidelines Issued for Antibiotic Prophylaxis With Implanted Heart Devices

by ken

Laird Harrison February 17, 2011 — Dental patients should not take prophylactic antibiotics simply because they have pacemakers or implanted defibrillators, according to a new statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). Although 2007 guidelines already exclude these patients from

February 18, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyGovernment regulations

Ya see Hortence, there is a god…………..

by ken

TO ALL RCDS MEMBERS: On February 14, 2011, the province of Ontario officially opened the public consultation process for input on the proposed regulatory amendments to the Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act that would allow dentists to use computed tomography (CT) in their dental offices.  “This