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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

Implant Therapy
October 12, 2017 Feature Periodontology

Toothless in The Galápagos – A Lesson in Adaptation

by Peter Birek

Weighting over 400 kilograms, the Galápagos tortoise1 lumbers slowly above the lush grass, grabs the Azolla (mosquito, duckweed, water-fern and fairy moss) with its fully edentulous jaws (yes that’s right – no teeth for these creatures), squishes out the moisture

October 4, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeOffice Management

I Now Pronounce You…

by Catherine Wilson

In 1984, Oral Health, our monthly clinical journal, was 73-years-old and Dental Practice Management was born. DPM was meant to be the source for all things not clinical. Employer concerns, staffing, legal matters, marketing, finance, transitioning, office design were all

Mindfulness
September 14, 2017 Feature Dental HygieneEditorial

Dog Days

by Catherine Wilson

These are the dog days of August as I write this and since we’ve barely had a summer I’m hard-pressed to write my Fall editorial. But it is time to try to get organized so let’s deal with odds and

sedation
August 8, 2017 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Editorial: Remembering Greatness

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

Dr. Carl Misch was a friend of our family whom I would best describe as a passionate man – both in his personal and professional life. And professionally, his passion was for dental implants. As a child, Carl always said

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Oral Health Board Reflects on 150 Years

by Oral Health

Jordan Soll, BSc (Hon), DDS, Dip. ABAD As Canada celebrates it’s 150th year and reflecting back on the changes and developments in dentistry, I believe two of the greatest advancements in our profession are: 1) Total Etch–Total Bonding 2) DigitizationAdvertisement

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Editorial: Ice Cubes to Eskimos

by Catherine Wilson

Six years after celebrating the 100th anniversary of Oral Health’s launch, another reason to celebrate appeared on the horizon…2017 is Canada’s 150th birthday. As the rest of the world seems to be crumbling around us, what better place on earth

Penetrating Injury
June 5, 2017 Feature EditorialOral Surgery

Editorial: Complications & Communication

by Bruce R. Pynn, BSc, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

As I gathered the submissions to this month’s Oral Surgery issue, I could not help but notice that most of the papers submitted dealt with complications following extractions or a related procedure. I did a search of the world literature

CBCT
June 1, 2017 Feature Dental HygieneEditorial

Global Dental Imaging Market Embracing Upsurge from CBCT

by Catherine Wilson

Cone-beam computed tomography…rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? Well, if not now, it soon will. At the recent IDS in Cologne, Germany, CBCT was prominent. CBCT is one of the latest advancements in global dental imaging systems and is considered

Bioceramics
May 2, 2017 Feature EditorialEndodonticsOral Health

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

by Lita Dipucchio

Have we gone too far with rating our health care providers?   I am an otherwise lovely middle-aged woman, who is going through menopause. What that means is that on good days I wake up merely hating most people. Bad

April 18, 2017 Video

Future of Dentistry

by Oral Health

Oral Health’s editorial board members take a moment at this year’s Pacific Dental Conference to discuss the future of dentistry. From digital technology to medicinal capabilities, it’s looking like a bright future. Watch last week’s video: In This Issue… See

April 5, 2017 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticEditorialOral Health

Editorial: Who Owns the Face?

by Dr. Les Rykiss, DMD

Boy time flies! A year ago I was given the privilege of becoming the editor of the April Aesthetic issue of Oral Health. Taking over for Dr. Elliot Mechanic is not an easy task and one that I have not

March 21, 2017 Video DentistryOral Health

Best Advice from Dr. Les Rykiss

by Oral Health

Dr. Les Rykiss tells us his the best advice he’s been given and how it can directly impact your career in dentistry. Watch last week’s Best Practices video: 3 Factors to Consider When Buying a Practice Read some of the other

March 18, 2017 Feature Dental OfficeManagementMarketing strategies

Editorial: To Market, To Market to Buy That Next Thing….

by Catherine Wilson

“Old school mentalities – like dentistry is a profession, not a business OR doing good dentistry is your best marketing – still permeate. There hasn’t been much in terms of teaching proper marketing for the new millennium.” Michael Carabash, managing