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June 1, 2002 Feature

Legal Issues: Extra Curricular Office Behaviour

by Jamie Knight and Alex Tinmouth

It is not always easy to determine precisely what constitutes sexual harassment. The Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) policy explains that sexual harassment means someone is bothering you by saying or doing unwanted or unwelcome things…

June 1, 2002 Feature

Hygiene: Can you PASS the mask test?

by Dental Practice Management

– Do you use the same mask all day?– Do you frequently pull down your mask away from your nose so you can breathe easier?– Do you leave your mask on while you leave the operatory to quickly grab something

June 1, 2002 Feature

Hygiene: Is it time for “Bless you” …please pass your medical records?

by Dr. Chris Miller and Dr. Shannon Mills

The important concept is to identify and eliminate everyday activities that may contribute to breaking any link of infection control.

June 1, 2002 Feature

Finance: Planning for a successful 2003

by Barry McNulty

An easy-to-follow method for gaining control over your financial future

March 1, 2002 Feature

Calendar of Events 2002

by Dental Practice Management

MARCHMarch 13 – 16 2002The Academy of Laser Dentistry 9th Annual Conference & ExhibitionSan Diego — La Jolla, CAContact: Tel: (954) 346-3776 www.laserdentistry.orgMarch 21 – 24Hinman Dental MeetingAtlanta, GAContact: (404) 231-1663www.hinman.orgAPRILApril 4 – 7California Dental AssociationAnaheim, CAContact: (916) 443-3382, ext.

March 1, 2002 Feature

News (March 01, 2002)

by Dental Practice Management

Kodak Canada Inc. would like to recognize the significant contribution that John Paterson (R) and Haynes Darlington have made to Kodak and the dental industry. Both John and Haynes announced their retirement from Kodak in January of this year after

March 1, 2002 Feature

Henry Schein Arcona celebrates new facility

by Dental Practice Management

Niagara-on-the-Lake — One of Canada’s largest dental distributors has a new home in picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. Henry Schein Arcona’s new, state-of-the-art head office and distribution centre was christened by more than 450 guests from across Canada.Completed in October 2001, the

March 1, 2002 Feature

Recognizing Service and Commitment

by Catherine Wilson, Editor

Gracemarie Stephens, age 46, endured domestic violence attacks for 24 years. Married at 16, she incurred her first domestic violence beating when she was 18-years-old. Although the beatings continued, she stayed with her husband for 15 years, thereafter drifting in

Dr. Frank Stechey, P.A.N.D.A., and Melissa Summerfield, Publisher, Oral Health & Dental Practice Management.
March 1, 2002 Feature

Campaign recognizes outstanding service

by Dental Practice Management

Chicago — Keep America Smiling, a campaign dedicated to recognizing people and organizations within our industry who give their talents and time to increase the oral health of the country or who assist disadvantaged people in time of need, was

March 1, 2002 Feature

Finance: Dentists Incorporating, or Incorporated?

by Ron MacKenzie

A Refresher

March 1, 2002 Feature

Practice Management: Refining Dentistry – A Prescription for Success

by Ian Wexler, DMD

The Balance MythI have continually been amazed at how many dentists are unhappy and unfulfilled. Truthfully, I haven’t met a single dentist or anyone else who has achieved “a balance,” where every aspect of life harmonizes and falls into place

March 1, 2002 Feature

Practice Management: Partnership versus SOLO: What’s best for me?

by Mary Ann Kindy, CMC

Can you both be flexible enough to share, or is it more appropriate for one person to cover these hours…?

Steven J. Anderson is president and co-founder of Dental Boot Kamp seminars and services that give dental teams the systems to combine people skills with technical expertise to help patients accept total treatment.
March 1, 2002 Feature

Practice Management: Exposing dental truths that aren’t true

by Steven J. Anderson

Over the past five years there has been a lot of talk in dentistry about “systems,” including those related to quality dentistry and case acceptance. When systems are discussed, a man frequently quoted is Dr. W. Edwards Deming, who has

March 1, 2002 Feature

Risk Management: Managing risk in dental practice

by Dr. Rollin Matsui, BSc., DDS, LLB

Responding to a College complaint: What do you do?

December 1, 2001 Feature

Tissue Engineering Called the Future of Periodontal Medicine

by Dental Practice Management

About 500,000 people annually undergo periodontal procedures that involve harvesting soft tissue from the roof of the mouth to graft onto diseased areas of the gum. But according to Dr. Michael McGuire, president of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP),

December 1, 2001 Feature

More than Building a Financial Nest Egg

by Catherine Wilson, Editor

Retiring? There’s good news and bad news.Advertisement The good news? People are living longer, healthier, more vital lives than ever before. The bad news? People are living longer, healthier, more vital lives than ever before. Seniors (not necessarily synonymous with

December 1, 2001 Feature

The Changing Face of Continuing Education

by Kenneth S. Serota, DDS, MMSc.

In the expanding universe of dental continuing education, the Internet adds a dimension never before thought possible. Cyber communities on list servers surround the globe and enable an unprecedented exchange of information. This digitally directed exchange originates from a basic

December 1, 2001 Feature

Pacific Dental Conference February 21-23, 2002 (December 01, 2001)

by Oral Health

CONFERENCE VENUEThe Vancouver Convention & Exhibition Center overlooks Coal harbours and Burrard Inlet, both bussing with sea planes, ferries, and passenger ships. The Centre also boasts a fabulous view of Stanley Park and the North Shore’s majestic snow-capped mountains and

December 1, 2001 Feature

Practice Management: Where’s the value in a dental practice?

by Bernard Dolansky, BA, DDS, MS

For dentists, their professional lives are determined by a series of decisions that they take at key transition points in their careers. These include decisions to go to university; to pursue a profession; to choose dentistry as a career; which dental schools to apply to and attend; where to establish a practice; general practice or specialty; and, inevitably, when and how to plan and carry out a successful transition out of their practices and into retirement.

December 1, 2001 Feature

Legal Issues: Are You Ready to Retire?

by Symon Zucker and Lisa Borsook

There are dentists who will practice to the very end of their careers. Others will seek to cash in their chips by selling their practice. At some time most dentists who own their own practices will be faced with the