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job contracts
November 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneDental StudentsNew dentistsNew grads

So, You Just Got A Job Offer… Contracts: What You Need To Know

by Stuart Rudner, Employment Lawyer and Mediator

Perhaps you’re fresh out of school, looking for your first position as a hygienist. Or maybe you have been working as a hygienist for many years and are looking to move to a new practice (or multiple practices). Or, perhaps

business dental hygiene
November 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneDental OfficeFinancesHygienistsPractice Operations

The Business Of Dental Hygiene

by Jodie Cantarelli AAS, RDH, Dip.AdEd

As a practicing dental hygienist, I focused on the delivery of patient-centred care, avoided the financial and operational aspects of a dental practice, and had no need for business acumen. Over time working in dental clinics, my interests and horizons

dentist location
November 12, 2019 Feature Data Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice Operations

First Comes The Dentist, Then The Location

by Oral Health

Location, location, location. Every dentist knows the site of their practice is one of the most important considerations when opening to the public. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a rural area, a city or a metropolis, where you are

November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Full Arch Implant Rehabilitation: Parafunctional Problems And Solutions

by Brian Freund, BSc, DDS, MD, FRCD(C); Steven Bongard, DDS; John P. Zarb, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Carter Jones

As dentists, we all understand that good teeth and a beautiful smile are more than just symbols of health and success. The direct and indirect relationships between oral health and general health have been extensively investigated. There is now compelling

November 12, 2019 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Oral Rehabilitation Of Two Patients With Amelogenesis Imperfecta

by Cecilia Aragon, DDS, MS, FRCD(C), FACP

Background Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a rare genetically determined defect in enamel mineralization with a prevalence between 1:14,000 and 1:70.1,2 AI is caused by mutations in the genes AMELX, ENAM, or MMP20. These genes are responsible for making the proteins

November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Bone Augmentation Prior To Implant Placement: A Review And Case Report

by Mehdi Garashi, DDS, MS; Kristen Diaz, DMD; Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA; FACD, FICD Diana Bronstein, DDS, MS, MS, FICOI, DICOI, DAAP

There is no doubt that the advent of dental implants has revolutionized the field of dental medicine. With the ability to esthetically and functionally replace single teeth or act as abutments for dentures, implants show not only versatility in application,

November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Final Molar In One Day: Digital Implant Therapy Utilizing Current Technology

by Bobby Birdi, DMD, MS, FRCDC, FACP, DABP; Faraj Edher, DMD, MS, FRCDC; Ron Zokol, DMD, DABOI, FICOI, FACD; Sundeep Rawal, DMD; Sajid Jivraj, BDS, MSEd

Single molar tooth replacement is still the hallmark of dental implantology today, and this may continue for many years to come. As a result, numerous implant designs and various restorative solutions have come and gone through the evolution this type

November 12, 2019 Feature ConferenceDental conventionsOral Health

Dentsply Sirona World 2019 Proves Again To Be The Dental Industry’s Must-Attend Educational Event

by Oral Health

As three days of unparalleled educational opportunities and thrilling entertainment options came to a close, attendees left the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas understanding why Dentsply Sirona World remains the premier dental event in the world.Advertisement Held

November 12, 2019 Feature DentistryOral HealthProsthodontics

Patient-Centred Approach To Dentistry: Essential. Inevitable. Achievable

by John P. Zarb, BA, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Michelle Ryckman; Steve Bongard, DDS; David Powell, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Introduction Aclinical career in dentistry provides a multitude of experiences that consolidate what we learn during our formal training. As clinicians, we have the privilege of taking care of our patient family. This is an honour we don’t take lightly.

November 12, 2019 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Non-Syndromic Oligodontia: A Case Report

by Ming-Yi Chou, BSc, DDS, MS, Cert Prostho, FRCD(C)

Dental agenesis, the congenital absence of one or more teeth, is the most common developmental anomaly in humans and appears in 2.2-10% of the general population.1 The majority of cases are genetic in origin. In literature, congenital tooth agenesis can

fixed implant
November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Transition From A Removable To A Fixed Implant-Supported Prosthesis: A Case Report

by Elahe Behrooz, DDS, MBA, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C); David Chvartszaid, DDS, MSc (Prostho), MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Abstract Incorporation of dental implants to support fixed and removable prostheses is an effective treatment modality for edentulous patients that provides enhanced patient function, comfort and overall quality of life in comparison to a conventional complete removable prosthesis. Both fixed

Porcelain Veneers
November 12, 2019 Feature Oral HealthProsthodontics

Setting The Stage For Porcelain Veneers – Joints, Orthodontics And Periodontics

by Camila Caro, DDS, Dip Ortho, MSc (ORTHO), FRCD(C); Bruce Freeman, DDS, DOrtho, MSc; Andrea Johnstone, BSc (Hons), DDS, MSc(Perio), FRCD(C); Bradley Lands, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C); Goth Siu, BHSc, DMD, MS, Cert. Prostho, FRCD(C), FACP

Aesthetic dentistry is not just about beautiful restorations. Careful diagnosis and interdisciplinary planning are required for predictable treatment outcomes that will satisfy the patient and stand the test of time. Prior to restorative treatment, the temporomandibular joints, face and smile

Evidence Based Dentistry
November 12, 2019 Feature EditorialOral HealthProsthodontics

“Bridging The Gap”

by Mark H.E. Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc(Prostho), FRCD(C)

Evidence Based Dentistry (EBD) may be defined as a process which combines “the best available scientific evidence and the clinical expertise of dentists with the patient needs and preferences in order to serve as the foundation for clinical dental care”.

Leaders in Practice
October 31, 2019 Feature Dental TeamOral Health Office

Paid 2019 Leaders in Practice Awards: Nominate Your Peers Today!

by Leaders in Practice

After a very successful inaugural year with over 15,000 votes from across the country, the second annual Leaders in Practice awards program is now accepting nominations! Leaders in Practice recognizes dental care professionals who are passionate about providing optimal patient

marketing dental practice
October 31, 2019 Feature Marketing strategiesOral Health OfficePractice Management

How To Market Your Oral And Maxillary Dental Practice

by Dr. Anu Isaac, DMD

It is important to have a good marketing plan in place for any business. And for oral and maxillary dental surgeons it’s essential to attract patients directly to your practice. Marketing your dental practice is not just about attracting new

New Dentists Mistakes
October 31, 2019 Feature New dentistsNew gradsOral Health OfficePractice Management

Top Ten Mistakes Of New Dentists Breaking Into The Industry

by Kurt Rosentreter, CPA, CA, CFP, CLU, FCSI, CIM, FMA, TEP, CIMA

In the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Indiana Jones had to figure out which stones in a pathway to step on to reach his goal and to avoid falling to his death. Succeeding as a dentist financially involves making similar

dental practice
October 31, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

Get Your Practice Back On Track With “The Three Vs“

by Dr. Maguire

Are you happy with the way your dental practice is progressing? How are your relationships with your team members and with your patients? Are you consistently receiving 5-star reviews? How are your numbers? Is your practice growing? If you are

Dentistry Consent
October 31, 2019 Feature Oral Health Office

Top 10 Legal Tips For Obtaining Consent In Dentistry

by Josh Koziebrocki, LLB, BA

Dentists are responsible for performing procedures that may have some impact, whether major or minor, on the health and wellbeing of their patients. As a means of enhancing the autonomy of patients, provincial regulators such as the Royal College of

Hello Kitty Dentist
October 31, 2019 Feature Office designOral Health Office

Going To The Dentist Just Got More Fun Thanks To Hello Kitty And Her Friends!

by Parklane Dental

Dental anxiety is a common concern for many patients, but a Californian dentistry has discovered a new way to make going to the dentist more enjoyable. Encouraged by winning the Dental Office Design of the Year Award from the American

October 31, 2019 Feature Office ManagementOral Health OfficePractice management

Services To Streamline Your Dental Practice

by Savannah Koran

Navigating the dental business world can be one of the toughest jobs in the dental space. Choosing what services are needed, what is necessary, what to keep in office, what to outsource, where do you start? Every time you open