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September 26, 2018 Feature Dental HygieneEditorial

Turning Over a New Leaf

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Simply put, change in inevitable. All around us, change is happening on a daily basis. Why is it that so many of us are instantly turned off by the thought of change? It’s constantly happening, yet we still allow ourselves

Technology in Dentistry
September 11, 2018 Feature EditorialOral HealthOrthodontics

The Highs and Lows of Magnification Technology in Dentistry

by Dr. Bruno Vendittelli, DDS, D. ORTHO, FRCD (C)

Greetings fellow colleagues! I hope that all of you have had a great summer and are looking forward to fall. I am honored to be the new Orthodontic Editor for the Oral Health Journal. I follow in the footsteps of

September 11, 2018 Feature Dental TeamOral Health OfficePractice managementTeam motivation

Strategizing for Success

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. It’s the ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. Teamwork divides the task and multiples the success. There is something to be said about working collaboratively with your

implant survival
August 1, 2018 Feature EditorialImplantologyOral Health

Implant Survival

by Mark Nicolucci, DDS, MS, FRCD(C)

The success of implants has been tremendous. Never before have we had a treatment option to replace missing teeth or stabilize dentures that performs so well. But just how successful are dental implants? In the May 2018 edition of Oral

July 3, 2018 Feature EndodonticsProduct Report

Letter to the Editor

by Dr. Philip M. Walton, DDS, MMSc, FRCD(C) US Board Certified, Diplomate of Periodontics

Re: May 2018 Oral Health Editorial I’m always a tad confused with this supposed popular topic in dentistry today…Advertisement Since when did it become Endo versus Implants? Doesn’t versus imply against each other? Perhaps I’m in the minority but for

teeth
July 3, 2018 Feature EditorialOral HealthProduct Report

If Only They Had Kept Their Teeth…

by Dr. George Freedman, BSc, DDS

Today’s health standards mandate the retention of functional teeth (or their substitutes) throughout adult life. This is a colossal change of expectations in just less than half a century. In the mid-20th century, partial and complete edentulousness were common in

Mental Illness
July 2, 2018 Feature EditorialOral Health Office

Mental Illness is Not a Personal Failure

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

The best way to grab your attention for this editorial is to simply begin with the facts. One in three Canadians will experience a mental illness or substance abuse disorder in their lifetime. By the time Canadians reach 40 years

CAOMS
June 4, 2018 Feature EditorialOral and Maxillofacial SurgeryOral Health

Wisdom Tooth Removal: 25 Years Smarter?

by Dr. Tim Sands, Dr. Bruce Pynn

In 1993, we wrote an editorial for Oral Health entitled “Wisdom Teeth: To Extract or Not?” and our accompanying two-part review on the current concepts and controversies involving third molar surgery. The articles provided a discussion of the indications for

May 9, 2018 Feature Dental HygieneEditorial

Lead by Influence

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

“Leaders become great not because of their power but because of their ability to empower others”. For the past few years our company has attended MagNet, which is Canada’s premier professional development and networking conference for magazine media professionals. MagNet

May 1, 2018 Feature EditorialEndodonticsOral Health

Endo VS Implant: What is YOUR Hierarchy in the Decision Making Process?

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

One of the most controversially debated topics of modern dentistry has been whether to retain a tooth with endodontic treatment or to extract it and replace it with an implant. In the 1980s, implant dentistry became the mainstream treatment modality,

Network
May 1, 2018 Feature Oral Health OfficeSocial mediaSocial networking

Your Network Creates Your Net Worth

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

LinkedIn’s CEO, Jeff Weiner, has developed a reputation as one of the “most beloved CEOs in the world”. Two sentences in one simple tweet proves just this – “Inspire, empower, listen and appreciate. Practicing any one of these can improve

Cosmetic Esthetic
April 2, 2018 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticEditorialOral Health

A Season for Reflection

by Les Rykiss, DMD, FASDA, FIADFE

Spring is in the air! Especially after attending the Pacific Dental Conference in Vancouver with all the beautiful weather. The benefit of the esthetic issue coming out in April every year is that it allows me the ability to look

Functional Dentistry
March 1, 2018 Feature EditorialGeneral DentistryOral Health

Functional Dentistry

by Janice Goodman, DDS

What is functional dentistry and why is it worth talking about? I am curious if this is a movement or new direction in dentistry. Here are my thoughts. Functional medicine and dentistry are using your detective skills and sleuthing out

Functional Dentistry
March 1, 2018 Feature General DentistryOral Health

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

by Catherine Wilson

They say a lady always knows when it’s time to leave and so it is with mixed emotions I tell you that I am retiring from the dental group and Newcom Media as of March 29th, 2018. I’ve only worked

Teamwork
February 28, 2018 Feature EditorialOral Health OfficePractice management

Empowerment + Teamwork = GOLD

by Jillian Cecchini, Managing Editor

As I sit at my desk writing this month’s editorial, I can’t help but be slightly distracted by the 2018 Winter Olympics and keeping an eye on where Team Canada sits in the standings. I’m willing to admit that I’ve

Coronary Heart Disease
February 13, 2018 Feature Dental Hygiene

Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

by Catherine Wilson, Editor

They say a lady always know when it’s time to leave and so it is with mixed emotions I tell you that I am retiring from the dental group and Newcom Media as of March 29th, 2018. I’ve only worked

Change
January 31, 2018 Feature Oral Health Office

The Three C’s in Life: Choice, Chance and Change

by Jillian Cecchini, Oral Health Managing Editor

Have you ever had the urge to do something out of your comfort zone? As vain as this may sound, I embraced that urge this month and made a ‘significant’ change to my appearance – a lifetime spent as a

January 16, 2018 Feature EditorialOral HealthPediatric dentistry

So You Want To Treat Children?

by Julian Geller, DDS, MScD (Paedo)

Paediatric dentistry has always been a challenge, especially in the area of patient management. Typically in the past, it was recommended that a child be seen by a dentist between the ages of two and half and three years. Unfortunately,

December 12, 2017 Feature Dental HygieneOral Health

Your Perception Is Your Reality

by Jillian Cecchini, Assistant Editor

I am not a dentist. I am not a dental hygienist. Admittedly, I never had the desire to learn about the importance of our teeth. I am not an expert, nor will I ever be when it comes to dentistry,

November 9, 2017 Feature

“The High-Risk Patient”

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

It’s Monday morning, time to review your patients for the day with the rest of your team. As you go through your schedule everything seems uneventful until you recognize the name of the 3 p.m. patient. It’s Mr./Mrs. PITA. This