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new year
January 3, 2020 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2020

by Dr. James Yacyshyn

Did you set any goals or New Year resolutions? Did you feel that by the time 2020 arrived you would have achieved or accomplished certain things? Have you reflected on why you have or haven’t succeeded? When the New Year

proactive dentistry
December 10, 2019 Feature EditorialOral HealthPreventive Dentistry

Proactive Intervention Dentistry: Nurturing the Oral Environment

by Fay Goldstep, DDS, FIADFE, FASDA

“Environment” is a real buzzword in the news today. Pollution, climate, sustainable, maintainable, crisis, emergency. Do we have control or not? One area where we as dental professionals have some control is the oral environment! We are the custodians of

time off
November 28, 2019 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

How To Take The Stress Out Of Taking Time Off

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Let’s talk about the month of December. It’s that time of year when my office becomes increasingly empty as the days pass. My fellow employees start to use the rest of their allotted vacation time and I can’t help but

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”.

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

oral health group
October 8, 2019 Feature EditorialOral HealthPeriodontics

For Better Or Worse – Can You Tell The Difference?

by Dr. Peter Birek

Over the years our profession has managed to confuse patients by what we call ourselves. Can you tell the difference between dentists with various letters after their names? What is a bona fide (Latin for “in good face”; legal meaning

striving
October 3, 2019 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice Management

Surviving And Thriving

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Since Oral Health Office is dedicated to all things business related, I thought this would be the perfect platform to share some exciting (non-dental) news with you, our dedicated readers, about our media company, Newcom Media Inc. If you are

Spoon of sugar
September 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneHuman ResourcesPractice managementTeam motivation

Just A Spoonful Of… Stress?

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

A recent study from the Oral Health Foundation caught my attention. According to the study, evidence suggests that office workers are the most likely to eat sugary food and drinks as a result of stress – rather than those out

August 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health Office

Developing Yourself; What Does It Mean To Develop A Learning Strategy?

by Dr. James Yacyshyn

Why do we choose one continuing education course over another? Where should we spend our time, effort and money on courses? Why is a particular course of interest to me? How will a course help me and my office, and

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Peri-implantitis

by Dr. Mark Nicolucci

Implants are more common today than ever before. Even dentists who don’t provide implant treatment commonly see patients who have implants. This has changed the face of dental practice across the world. Clinicians who do not offer root canal treatment

July 2, 2019 Feature Dental OfficeDental TechnologyEditorialGeneral DentistryMarketing strategiesOral HealthProduct ReportTechnology

The Modern Dental Revolution

by Dr. George Freedman, DDS, DiplABAD, FAACD, FIADFE

The July edition of Oral Health regularly highlights new products, new techniques, and new technologies. These are the innovations that improve our patients’ oral and general health, and make clinical dentistry better, faster, and easier. Inventive approaches make the practice

July 1, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

All Good Things Come From Gratitude

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Appreciation is a simple term with volumes of depth to it. Recognition and showing appreciation are proven as among the best methods of improving work motivation and employee engagement.Advertisement At the end of May, I was graciously invited to attend

June 10, 2019 Feature Oral HealthOral Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – What is That?

by Bruce R. Pynn

The Internationally recognized specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) has its historic origins through innovations arising from the care of the wounded in theatres of global conflict. The combined skills of Medicine and Dentistry that were acquired through these

May 29, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Work Smarter, Not Harder

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Do you drag yourself to work and find it hard to be motivated once you arrive? Do you become irritable or impatient with employees or patients? Do you lack the energy to remain productive throughout the day? These could be

May 28, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health

The Social Media Influence

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

The influence of social media in modern society is no secret. It’s safe to say that most of us are consumed by it. But is this necessarily a bad thing when it comes to our professional lives? Or are these

May 2, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice management

Learning From Others

by Dr. James Yacyshyn

April is an interesting time of year for me. I always find it to be a reflective time, as the university academic year comes to an end. I think about the senior dental students that I have been able to

April 3, 2019 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral Health

The Modern Dental Revolution

by Les Rykiss, DMD, Dip. ABAD, FASDA, FIADFE

Welcome to the new look of Oral Health Journal! This gives us a new fresh look in keeping with the modern age of dentistry. It’s so important that we keep up with the times or we inevitably fade into the

March 31, 2019 Feature Oral Health OfficePractice Management

A Hard Goodbye

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

It’s often difficult to sit down and come up with a compelling topic to write an editorial about. But this topic is especially difficult. Not because of the fear that it won’t be of interest to our readers but simply

VOLUNTEERING
February 19, 2019 Feature Dental HygieneEditorial

Serve from the Heart

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

They say the best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others. With busy lives, it can be difficult to find the time to volunteer. But volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they have

Acute Myocardial Infarction
February 5, 2019 Feature AnesthesiologyEditorialOral Health

The New Standard (and Why We Should Comply)

by Dr. Peter Nkansah

“Gotta hit the club/Like you hit them hit them hit them angles” – Nice For What (clean version), Drake On November 15, 2018, the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario accepted a new revision of the Standard of Practice