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June 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

A Buyer’s Guide to Dental Chairs

by George Freedman, DDS, FAACD, FADFE

In comedy and entertainment, the dental chair portends ill; either pain or torture (or both) is sure to follow. Unfortunately, the dental chair can be one of the negative images most frequently associated with the dental profession. In the past, it was a setting all too often associated with discomfort and vulnerability. Modern dental chairs are comfortable for both patient and dentist, ergonomic, and an assembly of high-tech equipment that most patients associate with the delivery of dental health maintenance and esthetically improved smiles.

June 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

A little like exhaling Liberty Village Dental

by Dental Practice Management

Entering Liberty Village Dental is a little like exhaling. Soft music permeates the awesome volume of space, and ethereal white finishes unite with warm hues to create an atmosphere of harmony — exactly what Dr. Richard Carr aimed to achieve

June 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

Plan to continue your success

by Rod Soutar, consultant

Business continuation planning is the key to protecting what you’ve built

June 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeDentistry

Getting Wired with Oral Health

by Oral Health

At Oral Health, we have always taken pride in delivering the very best clinical information to our readers. Thanks to your loyal readership, Oral Health has become Canada’s leading clinical journal. Now we are proud to extend the reach of

May 28, 2010 News Dental OfficeOral Health

Tri Hawk Launches Enhanced Website

by Oral Health

                        Tri Hawk Launches Enhanced Website User-Friendly Site Designed “For the Bur Connoisseur”   MORRISBURG, Ontario—May 27, 2010—Tri Hawk Corporation recently launched an enhanced website featuring a user-friendly store that showcases its newly expanded line of standard, surgical and metal-cutting

May 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Innovation and Accountability in Dentistry Practice: Trying a Procedure for the First Time

by Randi Zlotnik Shaul JD, LLM, Ph.D, and Shelley Birenbaum BA, MSW, JD

Imagine that you are at a dentistry conference and you hear about the success a colleague has had with a procedure you have never tried before. The procedure has been validated elsewhere in Ontario, but does carry some risks. You

May 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

Re: The editorial, March, 2010 edition of Oral Health “Is there a Place for Botox in Dentistry?” by Janet Roberts

by Oral Health

I find it interesting as well as frustrating to read guest editorials such as this one. Interesting because they often provide insight in to what other practitioners are doing and what can be learned from them. Frustrating because some of

May 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

Response to Dr. Leon Freudman

by Oral Health

The New Jerusalem – William Blake I will not cease from mental fight, Advertisement Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand Till we have built Jerusalem In England’s green and pleasant land. Thank you for your commentary on Part

March 12, 2010 News Dental OfficeOral Health

Dental Marketing and Advertising Key for Solo Practitioners

by Oral Health

Dental Marketing and Advertising Still Vital for Solo Dentist Practitioners    Haliburton, Ontario (MarketWire) February 16, 2010 – Many solo dentist practitioners may think they don’t need dental advertising because their practice is making consistent revenue or because now is

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March 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Self learning, Self assessment

by Oral Health

The SLSA program is based on current, referenced literature and consists of 40 questions, answers, rationales are in the following issue at the end of each quiz. Dentists who complete the 15 question quiz in the November, 2009 issue of

March 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

Sales Tax Harmonization reduces your bottom line?

by David Chong Yen, CFP, CA

The Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) (i.e. combining the Ontario provincial sales tax with the Federal Goods and Services Tax) is scheduled to be implemented July 3, 2010. What does it mean to a dental professional? Advertisement Operating costs The sales

March 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

ADA President Testifies on Access to Oral Health Care

by Dental Practice Management

Washington, DC-American Dental Association President Dr. Ronald Tankersley testified today before an Institute of Medicine Committee on Oral Health Access to Services, outlining the ADA’s efforts to address ways to improve access for underserved populations. Dr. Tankersley took the IOM

March 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

Hillsview Dental Care

by Dental Practice Management

Design a chic yet contemporary dental office that doesn’t look like a dental office within a set budget. This was the challenge posed for designing Hillsview Dental Care, on Stream d.c.p. Inc., a residential design firm. Hila and her team’s

March 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Commercial Lease Renewal Do’s & Don’ts for Dental Tenants

by Dale Willerton

In leasing, dental tenants don’t get what they deserve – they get what they negotiate! Since 1993, I have been helping dentists and other commercial tenants learn the Do’s & Don’ts of Negotiating Commercial Leases and Renewals. Here are a

March 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeHealth & Healing

Getting your Patients’ Teeth to 90 years old with Excellent Clinical Care and Superb Restorative Products

by Grant Chyz, DDS

I see some patients who desire a beautiful smile and others who are not overly concerned with the appearance of their teeth as long as they are healthy and function well. Some patients are on a tight budget and others

Dr. Janet Roberts practices cosmetic and restorative dentistry in Vancouver and Delta, BC. She is a Canadian Program Director for the California Center for Advanced Dental Studies and along with her husband, Dr Warren Roberts, teaches nationally and internationally on the topic of Botox and Facial Rejuvenation through PTIFA, the Pacific Training Institute for Facial Aesthetics.
March 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyGeneral Practice

Is There a Place for Botox in Dentistry?

by Janet Roberts, BSc, DMD

What are we thinking? Botox in dentistry-are you serious? Has the profession gone mad? What has happened to our traditional approach- don’t we fix teeth and gums? Has our professionalism been cast aside in the search for money-making techniques that

March 1, 2010 Feature Dental OfficeGeneral Practice

Ontario Dental Association Annual Spring Meeting 2010 May 13-15 Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building

by Oral Health

2010 marks the 143rd ODA Annual Spring Meeting, considered one of the top free-standing dental meetings in North America.www.odaannualspringmeeting.com

November 4, 2009 News Dental OfficeOral Health

36.5 Reasons to Smile

by Oral Health

The makers of LISTERINE® and REACH® TOTAL CARE introduce an exclusive, limited-edition book titled “36 ½ Reasons to Laugh: A Slice of Life.” This custom book is inspired by funny moments in everyday life – including dating mishaps, office gaffes,

May 1, 2006 Feature Dental Office

To Incorporate Or Not To Incorporate… That Is The Question!

by Joel Baker, CA

Two cornerstones of financial and tax planning strategies that tax specialists advise their professional clients about the ability to minimize taxes and the ability to income split with family members. This is generally done through incorporating a professional practice and

March 1, 2005 Feature Dental Office

Developing a successful financial system

by Debbie Castagna & Virginia Moore

Financial guidelines are the key to practice success. A rock-solid payment system can significantly impact your practice’s financial health by improving cash flow, increasing treatment acceptance, and contributing to the overall contentment of your staff. But how can you implement effective financial guidelines if you don’t know which techniques are effective?