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February 7, 2013 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

Canada’s Dental Hygienists Have Your Health at Heart

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Cardiovascular diseases including heart disease, diseases of the blood vessels and stroke are responsible for one-third of all deaths in Canada. February is Heart Month and Canada’s dental hygienists want you to take your oral health to heart. Your heart

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February 27, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingOral HealthPublic Health

Ontario dentist makes a new app for Blackberry Playbook

by Dr. Edy Braun - Periodontist Vaughan, ON

My app is free to download and use and I created it with Canadian dentists in mind for practical chair-side use. When I discuss with patients the bad effect of their smoking habit, I like to discuss not only the

January 12, 2011 News General PracticeOral HealthPublic Health


by The Canadian Dental Association (CDA)

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is urging Canadians to know the facts about water fluoridation – an important health-care issue.  Water fluoridation can benefit all residents in a community, regardless of age or socioeconomic status. Studies and research by over

January 22, 2010 News Oral HealthPublic Health

Ivoclar Vivadent Donation to Haiti

by Oral Health

    Solidarity with the victims   Ivoclar Vivadent donates to victims of the earthquake in Haiti   Ivoclar Vivadent AG will contribute 300,000 Swiss franks to a fund-raising campaign organized by the Red Cross organization of the Principality of

May 2, 2008 News ImplantologyOral HealthPublic Health

ALD May Improve Successful Implantation of Maxillary Bone for Patients with Estrogen Deficiency and/or Osteoporosis

by Oral Health

A new study has established that estrogen deficiency negatively affects implant osseointegration in rats’ maxillary bone. Results from the study also found that alendronate (ALD), an aminobisphosphonate, may improve the quality and quantity of bone available for a successful implant.

May 2, 2008 News Dental HygieneOral HealthPublic Health

American Dental Association Stresses Good Oral Health During Pregnancy

by Oral Health

Research suggests there may be an association between maternal gum disease and pre-term birth and low birth weight babies. In addition, a recent study says that pregnant women with gum disease may be more likely to develop gestational diabetes. “Good