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June 4, 2018 Feature Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOral HealthViewpoint

CAOMS Update

by Catherine Dale, Canadian Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons

The Canadian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (CAOMS) is a not-for-profit organization that serves the needs of hundreds of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons across Canada. It is designed to support the ongoing practise requirements of OMFS and ensure that

May 30, 2018 Video Dental Video

ODA ASM18 Overview

by Oral Health

The Ontario Dental Association’s 2018 Annual Spring Meeting in Toronto, Ontario featured 350 exhibitors on the exhibit floor, CE courses with renowned speakers, and three days of networking opportunities for over 13,000 attendees at the show. Featuring the biggest names

Health Assessments
May 15, 2018 Feature OHGdata

Gap in Dentists Performing Health Assessments Caused By…

by Oral Health

A recent trending topic in dentistry has seen dental professionals promoting oral health’s direct effects on patients’ overall health. This is seen in campaigns, days of recognition and association messages, but it’s also become apparent for patients during their dental

Word-of-Mouth vs Online
May 15, 2018 Feature OHGdata

Word-of-Mouth vs. Online – Where Do You Stand?

by Oral Health

Dental marketing has become a comfortable endeavour, with many Canadian dentists opting to rely on word-of-mouth (WOM) to gain new patients. In fact, 91.9 per cent of Canadian dentists* agree WOM is how new patients learn about their practice. Obviously,

May 14, 2018 News News

Canadian Seniors Can’t Afford Basic Dental Care

by Lauren Pelley, CBC News

Leslie Arlene Henderson has lost multiple teeth. She can’t remember the last time she had major dental work. And for the last year, she’s been in dire need of a root canal. But with only $1,000 in monthly income, the 62-year-old

May 14, 2018 News News

Ontario PCs Promise Dental Plan for Low-Income Seniors

by The Canadian Press

A Progressive Conservative government would invest $98 million per year to help low-income access dental care, party Leader Doug Ford said Saturday. “Many Ontarians have dental insurance, but two thirds of low-income seniors cannot afford it,” Ford told reporters in

April 23, 2018 News News

Learn, Network and Support at Women in Dentistry Symposium

by Oral Health

The gender gap in dentistry is closing, with more women than ever before working and studying in the industry. Celebrating and supporting this is the Women in Dentistry Symposium, a night dedicated to educating female dental professionals on the latest

April 13, 2018 News News

Ontario Dental Surgeon Pulls Man’s Teeth Out “In Error”

by Jason Vermes, CBC Radio

Lee Schwaderer loves corn on the cob and singing with his church choir, but now he can’t enjoy either. When the 65-year-old Keswick, Ont., man went in for dental surgery three years ago, he says he woke up from anesthesia

April 2, 2018 News Dental HygieneNews

P.E.I. Dental Hygienists Offering Free Oral Health Care

by The Guardian

P.E.I. dental professionals will once again be opening their hearts by providing free oral health care to those in the community who need it most. On Saturday April 7, the Prince Edward Island Dental Hygienists’ Association is hosting a one-day

March 23, 2018 Product Spotlight

Nobel Biocare Releases Groundbreaking Edentulous Solution, Trefoil™, in Canada

by Nobel Biocare

At the 2018 Pacific Dental Conference, taking place in Vancouver, Canada, March 8th and 9th, Nobel Biocare is launching the Trefoil system into the Canadian market for dental implant solutions. It is the latest addition to the company’s proven assortment

March 19, 2018 News Dental CareNews

Ontario NDP Announces Full Dental Care Coverage If Elected

by CBC News

Ontario’s NDP is promising to introduce “Canada’s first universal Pharmacare plan” that would cover dental care and prescription drug costs should the party form a government following the June provincial election. NDP Leader Andrea Horwath announced the plan at a campaign-style event in downtown Toronto on Saturday that

March 9, 2018 News News

Allegations of Sexually Inappropriate Comments Swept “Under the Rug” by CDSBC

by Wendy Stueck, The Globe and Mail

The College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia “poorly” handled allegations of sexually inappropriate comments made by its chief executive, “intended to mislead” and attempted to “sweep this serious matter under the rug,” an internal investigation has found. The report,

December 19, 2017 News DentistryNews

Top 10 Dental News Stories of 2017

by Oral Health

It’s been quite a year in dental news! 2017 seemed to bring on some interesting areas of concerns for dental hygienists – whether it was health issues to lookout for, questionable acts inside the practice and, of course, the new

November 22, 2017 News DentistryNews

Alberta Dental Fee Guide Urges 8.5 Per Cent Drop

by Slav Kornik, Global News

The Alberta government has come to an agreement with the Alberta Dental Association and College on a new fee guide. Health Minister Sarah Hoffman announced Wednesday morning the guide recommends an 8.5 per cent drop in dental prices for 60

August 15, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPublic Health

Cases of Oral Cancers Caused by HPV Rapidly Increasing

by The Canadian Press

The proportion of oral cancers caused by the human papillomavirus has risen significantly in Canada, say researchers, who suggest the infection is now behind an estimated three-quarters of all such malignancies. In a cross-Canada study, published Monday in the Canadian Medical

July 25, 2017 News News

SciCan’s Toronto Warehouse Gets an Expansion

by SciCan

Addition brings 8,000 square feet to SciCan Toronto‘s warehouseing space. As demand for SciCan products continue to grow and new products are introduced, the first floor of 1440 Don Mills Road was in need of something more: space. That’s just

July 19, 2017 News News

What a Great Nation

by Timothy A. Brown

I just returned from the Grand Prix Formula 1 held in Montreal this past weekend. It was a fabulous event and one of the best highlights occurred when the crowd got to watch the talented, 18-year-old Canadian driver, Lance Stroll

July 19, 2017 News News

Klausz Dental Laboratories Celebrates 50 Years

by Klausz Dental Laboratories

Klausz Dental Laboratories has been proudly serving the Ontario dental community for half a century! From our family’s humble beginnings of fabricating gold crowns with acrylic facings, to providing some of the most advanced all ceramic restorations, dental orthotics, and

July 5, 2017 News News

Kennedy Seminars Celebrates Over 20 Years of Success

by Kennedy Seminars

Kennedy Professional Educational Seminars (KPES) offers luxurious CE vacations for the dental professional. Focused on providing excellent Dental C.E. in a relaxed holiday setting, vacation packages are perfectly & meticulously planned with assistance from our Travel Partners, Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT). 

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Oral Health Looks Back at 150 Years of History

by Oral Health

Scroll through the dates, starting in 1867, to see the innovations and events that have led Canada and dentistry to where we are in 2017.Advertisement