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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

social media
October 31, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficeSocial media

Are You Being Strategic With Social Media?

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

In early October, Oral Health was graciously invited to attend Dentsply Sirona World in Las Vegas ¬¬– and it did not disappoint. We were given the opportunity to experience three full days of education, networking, and social events in Sin

October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

A Note From The Federation Of Canadian Dentistry Student Association

by Natalie Pollock, President, FCDSA

I clearly remember sitting in the aisle seat of my undergraduate lecture hall, anxiously waiting for my phone to light up with a call. When it did, I’m not sure I caught a single word Dr. Paul Allison (McGill’s former

dental students taxes
October 31, 2019 Feature Dental FAQDental StudentsFinancesNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

5 Burning Questions For Dental Students & Associates

by Melanie Langevin, CPA, CMA

Dental students and associates are a busy bunch. With long hours and a hectic schedule, figuring out your tax filings can slip down your priority list. This group typically asks about five topics: deductions against your income, moving expenses, impact

Graduating Dentists
October 31, 2019 Feature Continuing EducationDental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

What’s Next For The Graduating Dentist?

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

Dental students who have recently completed their education may find themselves pondering many questions. For example, they may be considering their need to find a stable job. Geographic location may be a particular focus – what setting would encourage a

New Dental Graduate
October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral HealthOverall HealthWellness

Seven Lessons To Create Balance For The New Graduate

by Uche Odiatu, DMD; Mahsa Bakhshandeh, RDH

The new dental hygiene graduate is filled with enthusiasm and the promise of the future but their path can be full of landmines if they do not have life balance. This article was designed to provide support for a busy

October 31, 2019 Feature Continuing EducationOral Health

Life-Long Learning

by James Yacyshyn

Have you ever thought about the process of learning? How we learn, why we learn what we do, the mechanics of learning? What does learning mean to you? How does it impact you? What opportunities will you have because of

October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsFinancesNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Road Map To Being Debt-Free

by David Chong Yen, Louise Wong & Eugene Chu

Graduating from dental school can be bittersweet. You’ve climbed the mountain that is dental school and at the summit you find a taller mountain of debt and an avalanche of interest and bills to come. That’s the harsh reality for

IPAC
October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsInfection controlNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

The Shared Responsibility Of Infection Prevention and Control

by Elaine Powell, RDH, RDA, dentalcorp Practice Auditor; Jaime Robertson, RDH, dentalcorp Practice Auditor

Imagine you or a family member received a letter from your dentist indicating that, due to an oversight on the practice’s part, you should be tested for bloodborne diseases, such as HIV or Hepatitis C. Now, imagine if the letter

social media
October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsMarketing strategiesNew dentistsNew gradsOral HealthSocial mediaSocial Networking

MICRO- Managed TO MICRO- Influencer

by Irene Iancu BSc, RDH, CTDP

Instagram is the place to go to find beautifully curated feeds, thoughtfully created captions and systematically planned hashtags. It’s the place we lose hours to, deep diving into people’s accounts and getting to the abyss of their pages. Creeping, exploring

Dentistry career options
October 31, 2019 Feature Dental StudentsNew dentistsNew gradsOral Health

Navigating Career Options In The Complex World Of Dentistry

by Guy Amini, President, dentalcorp

Now more than ever, dentists, like all new professionals, are prioritizing work-life balance and overall well-being. This is having a profound impact on their ambitions and career choices. Unfortunately, with unprecedented debt loads burdening most dental grads, there is overwhelming

DMC’s 2019 Grenada dental mission trip
October 8, 2019 Feature CharityOral HealthPeriodontics

A Love Affair: DMC’s 2019 Grenada Dental Mission Trip

by Michael Carabash, BA, LLB, JD, MBA, CDPM

Hello soul. I see you there. No more defences.  NowhereAdvertisement for you to hide.  No cloak to wear. You can’t prepare and I shall not spare you from me. For I am self-aware. Rise up now soul.  Burn hot and flare

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening
October 8, 2019 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

Aesthetic Crown Lengthening

by Dre Nancy Mouradian DMD, FRCD(C), Cert. Paro, Dip. ABP Professeure assistante, Parodontiste Faculté de médecine dentaire, Université Laval, Québec, Canada; Tal Rapoport, DMD

Introduction With the continued high demand for esthetic dentistry, gingival health is among the first fundamental esthetic objectives during treatment planning. Diseased gingival tissues will possess a negative impact on a smile. The literature is replete with articles describing cosmetic