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March 1, 2019 Feature Office designOral Health OfficePaediatric Dentistry

Atlantis Children’s Dentistry

by Jean Akerman Design Inc.

Entering this bright, playful space in Whitby, Ontario, young patients and their families are immediately immersed in the imagery of an underwater wonderland. The office environment is a testament to Dr. Arif Mamdani’s love of his profession as a pediatric

January 3, 2019 Feature FinancesOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPractice management

Good News for Dentists: 2018 Economic Outlook

by DCY Professional Corporation Chartered Professional Accountants

Tax and Business Measures Federal Accelerated Investment Incentive – Dentists will be allowed to write-off capital assets (i.e. equipment, leaseholds, computers, software etc.) faster for purchases made after November 20, 2018. Provincial Proposed new Low-Income Individuals and Families Tax Credit

January 3, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

6 Exercises All Dentists Should Regularly Do To Stay Healthy

by Romelo Rodriguez CPT, MAT, RTS, HLC

The dental profession is one that can wreak havoc on your back and cause postural issues if not addressed with appropriate exercises. For all of my clients working in this profession, I begin by talking to them about what their

January 3, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Surveillance: The Foundation of Effective Infection Prevention and Control

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

Introduction In 1980 the results of the SENIC Project (Study on the Efficacy of Nosocomial Infection Control) were published. For the first time this showed that preventing or controlling health care acquired infections was dependent on a thorough understanding of

January 3, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Current Guidelines, Considerations, and Challenges of Informed Consent in Paediatric Dentistry

by Erin Goertzen, BSc(Hons), MSc, DDS

Paediatric Dentistry and Informed Consent Informed consent is a dynamic process involving a discussion between healthcare provider and patient regarding a proposed treatment. The main goal of this discussion is to confirm that the patient understands the information necessary to

January 3, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric DentistryPatient educationPublic Relations - Patient Care

A Structured Approach to the New Patient Exam in Pediatric Dentistry

by Darsi Perusini, BSc, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

When a child is scheduled to be seen by a dentist, it is important to remember that this visit will likely involve at least two individuals: the child and his or her parents. Today, parents want to play an active

January 3, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Paediatric Restorative Materials for Your 21st Century General Practice

by Carla Cohn, DMD

In today’s fast paced world where information is available with only a few keystrokes, we must be ready to embrace new ideas, adapt and learn. As dental professionals, we live in an ever-changing discipline of new materials and techniques. Even

January 3, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric DentistryProsthodontics

Letter to the Editor: The Severely Worn Dentition

by Dr. Nabil Tabbara – London, Ontario

RE: The Severely Worn Dentition by Dr. Oliver Pin-Henry – November 2018 Oral Health My thanks go to Dr. Pin-Henry for the timely article: The Severely Worn Dentition. As practicing dentists, we do see cases of worn-down dentitions very frequently.

January 3, 2019 Feature EditorialOral HealthPaediatric Dentistry

Take Care of Yourself!

by David R. Farkouh, BSc, DMD, MSc (Paedo), FRCDC

Practicing in a profession where our primary focus is the well-being of others, we often don’t take the time we need for ourselves. When I was applying to dental school I repeatedly heard the comment that dentists had the highest

November 29, 2018 Feature Oral HealthPaediatric DentistryProactive Intervention Dentistry

Effect of Toothbrushing with a Dentifrice on Eleven Resin Composites

by Richard Bengt Price, BDS, DDS, MS, PhD; Catherine O’Neill, MSc; Laurent Kreplak, PhD; Daniel Labrie, PhD

Keywords Composite Resin, Gloss retention, Tooth Brushing, Surface Roughness Abstract The surface gloss and average surface roughness (Ra) of eleven RBCs was measured after brushing with Colgate Optic White toothpaste. It was found that toothbrushing with a dentifrice had the least

February 21, 2018 News NewsPaediatric DentistryPatient education

Patient Education Program Launched by NuSmile

by NuSmile

NuSmile Ltd., the worldwide leader in pediatric esthetic restorative dentistry, announced today the launch of its I Love My NuSmile program. The centerpiece of the program is the new I Love My NuSmile website that not only helps parents understand

August 2, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Your Patients’ Mouth Could Signal Abuse, Neglect

by Alyson Sulaski Wyckoff, AAP News

Could the bitemarks, swollen lips or severely decayed teeth in your patient be related to child abuse or neglect? A clinical report from the Academy and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry aims to help pediatric and dental providers review

July 31, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

New Soft Chews Product Shown to Protect Children’s Enamel

by Ortek Therapeutics, Inc., PR Newswire

Ortek Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that new data shows the effects of a novel sugar free chocolate soft chew in helping maintain enamel health in children. This product, BasicBites®, coats teeth with a vital blend of tooth supporting nutrients. BasicBites

July 17, 2017 News NewsPaediatric DentistryPublic Health

Teeth Grinding May Be a Sign of Bullying Problems

by BBC News Health

An oral health charity said parents and schools should be aware of the problem, which can also affect adults who are stressed and anxious. Teeth-grinding can lead to headaches, worn-down teeth and disrupted sleep – and it appears to be

July 4, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Breastfeeding Over Two Years Could Lead to Pediatric Dental Caries

by Dr Ananya Mandal, MD

According to a latest study published last Friday in the Journal Pediatrics, children who are breastfed for over two years are more likely to develop caries or cavities. For the study the researchers looked at breastfeeding behaviors and sugar consumption among

June 20, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Healthy California Toddler Dies After Routine Dental Visit

by Veronica Rocha, Los Angeles Times

Three-year-old Daleyza Hernandez-Avila recently visited a surgical center in Stockton for what was supposed to be a routine dental procedure. But on the June 12 visit, her heart stopped about 30 minutes into the procedure. She was later pronounced dead

June 1, 2017 Feature Dental HygienePaediatric Dentistry

Open Wide: The Ultimate Guide to Teeth – A Narrative Review

by Oral Health

Discover a world of mystery, history, and lore inside your mouth. Yes, we’re talking about teeth! In Open Wide, you’ll find out everything you need to know about your teeth. No matter what you call them, pearly whites, chompers, canines,

May 26, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Professional Athletes and Henry Schein Go To Bat for Healthier Children

by Henry Schein Cares

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) today announced that for the fifth straight year, it is joining forces with the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society® (PBATS) and the Taylor Hooton Foundation to speak with children about the importance of staying active,

May 9, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPaediatric Dentistry

Canadians Looking at Dental Care Coverage for All Youth

by Michael Gorman, CBC News

The New Democrats are looking to address a little unfinished business. NDP Leader Gary Burrill announced Monday that if his party wins the provincial election at the end of the month, the NDP will expand dental care coverage for young people

April 28, 2017 News NewsOral SurgeryPaediatric Dentistry

Backlog of Pediatric Dental Surgeries Continues to Grow

by Michael Crowe, WBIR

Children are suffering, and there’s nothing they can do — that’s the message from a group of East Tennessee dentists this week. The group, headed by Dr. Richard Myers of Western Heights Dental, is concerned that TennCare is falling behind