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July 31, 2018 News News

Hu-Friedy Launches Innovative eBook, “Practice Efficiency Playbook”

by Hu-Friedy

Hu-Friedy, the global leader in dental instrument manufacturing and infection prevention solutions, today announced the release of a new eBook designed to provide dental professionals with practical and actionable advice on improving practice efficiency, creating high-performing dental teams and establishing a

June 25, 2018 News News

Orillia Dentist to File Lawsuit Against Health Unit

by CTV Barrie

An Orillia dentist is taking legal action against the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit over what he calls “a groundless and unprecedented attack” on his reputation. Earlier this year, the health unit issued an advisory about Dr. Joe Phillip’s practice.

Cosmetic Esthetic
April 2, 2018 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

Developing a Cosmetic/Esthetic Practice

by Debra Engelhardt-Nash

With the increase in awareness and popularity of cosmetic dental procedures, most general practices are offering some level of cosmetic and esthetic treatment to patients. There are many possibilities; from teeth whitening to cosmetic bonding and porcelain veneers; as well

March 9, 2018 News News

Dental Assistant Charged With 12 Counts of Sexual Abuse to Patients

by ABC15

A Valley dental assistant is facing 12 counts of sexual abuse after being accused of inappropriate contact with female patients. Peoria police arrested 41-year-old Oscar Castro on Thursday after two victims came forward reporting that he had sexually abused them

March 5, 2018 Product Spotlight

Hu-Friedy Launches AdvantaClear™ Surface Disinfectant Product Line

by Hu-Friedy

Hu-Friedy, the 100-year-old global leader in the manufacturing of dental instruments and products, today announced the latest offering in their line of infection control products – AdvantaClear Surface Disinfectant. Available as wipes, liquid, or spray, AdvantaClear features a one-minute kill

March 5, 2018 News News

Chaperone Ordered for Dentist Accused of Groping Colleagues

by The Telegraph

A dentist has been ordered to work with a chaperone after being accused of groping a colleague’s breasts and bottom, a tribunal heard. Dr Aviva Riley, a partner at a dental practice in Kent, was brought before the General Dental Council (GDC)

March 2, 2018 News News

Vancouver Dentist Charged $30,000, Suspended for Unnecessary Charging

by Bethany Lindsay, CBC News

A dentist who owns half a dozen clinics across Metro Vancouver has been ordered to pay $30,000 and stop practising for six months after admitting to charging for unnecessary procedures. Dr. Karim Lalani admitted to professional misconduct last month and

Retirement
February 28, 2018 Feature FinancesOral Health Office

Investment Rules for a Successful Retirement

by Dr. Wilson Chen, BSc., DDS, CFP, FMA

We are still in the first quarter of 2018 and already we’ve seen enough stomach churning volatility in the stock markets to last the whole year. The month of January was euphoric, with both the Canadian and US market indexes

February 12, 2018 News Oral Health

Canadian Dentist Promotes Education for Rural Kids

by The Times of India

Papneja, whose family migrated from Bhatti Chak near Gujranwala in Pakistan to India during the Partition, is known as one of the most successful dentists in Canada. He is equally well-known for promoting education among India’s underprivileged rural children through the concept of student hostels.

Dental Outreach Trip
January 31, 2018 Feature Oral Health Office

Getting More Than We Gave: DMC LLP’s 2017 Jamaica Dental Outreach Trip

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

Do you recall the best 10 days of 2017?  I do. Mine go something like this: The Best Ten Days of Twenty-SeventeenAdvertisement Started With Strangers, Anxious And Keen To Go To A Country Some Hadn’t Seen To Pull or Save

January 11, 2018 Feature Oral HealthProactive Intervention Dentistry

Incorporating Glass Ionomers into Everyday Dental Practice

by Todd Snyder, DDS, FAACD, FIADFE

Introduction General dentists in private practice place numerous direct tooth colored resin restorations because of patient demand for more aesthetically pleasing restorations. In other instances, they utilize tooth colored adhesive dentistry because of its benefits of minimally invasive preparation design

January 1, 2018 News News

Word-of-Mouth Still Leads in Dental Referrals

by Oral Health

It’s the millennial-aged debate: in-person vs. online. While it may seem that the digital world is winning, that may not be the case in dentistry. It appears using the digital world to attract new patients isn’t all it’s cracked up

December 5, 2017 News Oral Health

New Futuredontics’ Report Reveals Growth of Social Media Usage Among Dental Professionals

by Futuredontics®

Futuredontics® has released an exclusive new report for dental professionals entitled, “How Dental Practices Use Social Media.” The report is now available to all dental professionals as a free download. The comprehensive 21-page report offers an in-depth view of social

August 30, 2017 News Marketing strategiesNewsTechnology

New Mobile App Allows for Easy Dental Video Recording

by Teemu Uusitalo, Futudent

Dental video just went mobile with the new Futudent Recording App for Android. Futudent is pleased to release the new app which makes tether-free filming possible for all EduCam users, old and new. The new app finally make it easy to

July 10, 2017 News Dental TeamNews

Dental Teams Given Opportunity to Train in Patient Safety

by California Dental Association

It demonstrates airway and breathing complications, comes with a host of cardiac and circulation features, offers IV and intraosseous access, can respond to medical interventions — from nasotracheal intubation to surgical cricothyrotomy — and it talks back and is completely

July 7, 2017 Product Spotlight

DentalEZ® Launches Self-Service Parts Catalog

by DentalEZ

DentalEZ® today launched a new, easy to use Online Parts Catalog. Kristin Wolf, Director of Customer Centricity said “Quick and easy identification of parts to maintain and repair DentalEZ and RAMVAC® products is the drive behind the launch of our

July 4, 2017 News NewsPractice OperationsPublic Health

Guelph Practice’s Patients Urged to Get HIV Testing

by CTVNews.ca Staff

Patients at a Guelph dental practice are being urged to get tested for HIV and other serious infections over concerns some dental instruments at the clinic were not being sterilized properly. Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health announced Friday that they were sending letters

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

In-Office Air Quality Contamination: What You Don’t Know WILL Harm You

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

This is an article to alert you to a silent but insidious problem in the dental profession, one that IS harmful to you, your entire team, your patients, and your family members. Can you recall if you or one of

June 28, 2017 News NewsPractice Operations

Nitrous Oxide Leaks Too Common in Dental Practices

by Safety + Health Magazine

Although most dental professionals use a scavenging system to prevent nitrous oxide gas from escaping during a dental procedure, adherence to other recommended practices – such as checking equipment for leaks – is lacking, according to a new study from

June 23, 2017 News NewsPublic Health

Patients from Burlington Dental Clinic Need Infectious Disease Testing

by Anthony Urciuoli, Global News

The Halton Regional Health Department says 9,000 past and current patients of a Burlington dental clinic should get tested for infectious diseases. On June 9 the department identified that clients who received dental services at Upper Middle Dental operated by