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December 14, 2015 News Decay assessment and preventionDental CareFinancesGeneral News

Identifying high risk adults for more preventive care

by Kahaliah Richards

A new review of dental studies found that traditional risk factors for caries in adults are wanting in terms of accuracy. The best conventional predictors are recent experience with this disease and salivary concentrations of Streptococcus mutans; but even these,

October 28, 2015 News Decay assessment and preventionDental CareFinancesGeneral NewsHygienistsPreventive DentistryTooth decay

The persistence of high dental spending

by Kahaliah Richards

More studies are showing that a small segment of the community needs medical care on an ongoing basis.  This pattern is called persistent care and it seems to be associated to those with more than one chronic condition. It may well

November 27, 2014 News Dental CareFinancesGeneral DentistryGeneral News

Affordability and dental incomes

by Kahaliah Richards

A recent article in the New York Times resurrected an old chestnut: the affordability of dental care in an aging population. Have a look below at how the NY Times’ cartoonist sees this issue! Enough said This got me thinking

February 27, 2014 News Dental CareDental industryElearningFinancesGeneral DentistryGeneral NewsMedical newsPatient education

Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Hits the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing

by Kahaliah Richards

NEA, Renaissance Dental celebrate Read Across America by asking students to grab their hats and read with the Cat WASHINGTON, Feb. 2014 – The Cat in the Hat is back, and he’s revving up his engines to get kids excited about

September 30, 2013 News AwardsFinancesGeneral NewsKeeping you guessing


by Kahaliah Richards

BRITISH COLUMBIA, ONTARIO, NOVA SCOTIA. YOUNG CANADIAN AWARD WINNERS FROM ONTARIO AND QUEBEC. Winners of 2013 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Awards were announced today by Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation President Jennifer Diakiw. (www.manningawards.ca) The 2013 winners, from British Columbia,

July 30, 2012 News FinancesResearch

Dental Embezzlement

by Kahaliah Richards

 How is embezzlement normally uncovered? The answer to this question might surprise you.  The American Dental Association recently published the results of an extensive study on embezzlement. Among other things, the study considered how victims uncovered the embezzlement taking place in