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July 21, 2020 Video Dental VideoPractice management

Weekly Wisdom: The Importance of Time Management

by Oral Health

  Weekly Wisdom: This week Peter Barry speaks on how to find happiness in dentistry through time management.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox each week!   Sponsored by 

July 7, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Creating a Proper Flowing Glidepath

by Oral Health

  In this episode of Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Gary Glassman returns to share another Endodontics tip with us!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox each week!   Sponsored by 

June 8, 2020 Feature Community outreachData Driven DentistryOHGdataPractice managementWebsites

How to Communicate Treatment Plans to Patients

by Oral Health

There are many reasons for patients to deny treatment acceptance, ranging from cost, time or simply a lack of understanding. Over 50% of patients have said they would be more likely to agree to treatment if their dentist was able

May 26, 2020 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: The Importance of Morning Meetings

by Oral Health

  Dr. Les Rykiss discusses the importance of conducting morning meetings with your team in this week’s Weekly Wisdom video.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox each week!   Sponsored

May 1, 2020 News News

Paid OPTIM® is Effective Against Novel Coronavirus

by SciCan

OPTIM® has demonstrated effectiveness against viruses similar to Novel Coronavirus on hard non-porous surfaces and non-invasive medical devices. This product can therefore be used against 2019-nCoV when used in accordance with the directions for use against Poliovirus on hard, non-porous

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March 3, 2020 Feature General DentistryOral Health

Molecular Iodine: Could This Be a Game Changer for Dentistry?

by Herb Moskowitz, DDS; Janice Goodman, DDS, MS Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain

It looks like 2020 is bringing the Canadian dental profession a gift, in the new selection of molecular iodine (I2) products from ioTech International. These products, surpass all of the existing gold standard disinfectants. Coming out of the gate, these

January 28, 2020 News News

Participate in DIAC’s 24th Annual Future of Dentistry Survey and Enter to Win!

by DIAC

The Dental Industry of Canada (DIAC) is pleased to announce the launch of its 24th Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. This is the primary vehicle for Canadian dental clinicians and specialists to let dental manufacturers, dealers, laboratories and service companies

January 25, 2020 News News

Swollen Faces and Broken Teeth as Dentists Reopen in St. John’s

by CBC News

St. John’s dentist Francis McCarthy is back at work Thursday after a long stretch without seeing patients. Those who are coming to his Water Street practice on Day 7 of a blizzard-caused state of emergency were “biting at the bit,

January 24, 2020 News News

Why Many Children with Autism Have Oral Health Problems

by Magandhree Naidoo, Modern Ghana

The World Health Organisation estimates that 1 in 160 children around the world has an autism spectrum disorder. Autism is a condition related to the development of the brain and is usually noticeable by the time a child is three years old. Statistics aren’t

January 23, 2020 News News

These Instagram-Friendly Dentist Offices are a Millennials Dream

by Marisa Dellatto, New York Post

Inside an airy Financial District studio, two chipper women dressed like flight attendants greeted me, took my coat and led me to a mirror-walled room so I could freshen up. After five minutes of snapping selfies in gorgeous lighting, I

January 21, 2020 News News

A 2-Month Wait to Fix His 2 Front Teeth: The Problem with the Ontario Seniors Dental Program

by CBC News

A 73-year-old Windsorite is worried he might lose some of his teeth while he waits to be seen by a government-funded dentist. The Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program (OSDCP) allows low-income seniors to visit a dentist for free, but the

January 20, 2020 News Dental HygieneNews

Dental Hygienist Offering Alternative to Traditional Dentist Visit

by My Grande Prairie Now

A Grande Prairie woman is hoping to change the way people look at a traditional visit to the dentist. Dental Hygienist Meg Kreutziger recently opened up the only dental hygiene practice in Grande Prairie called To the Root. “There are

January 17, 2020 News News

Dentists Rank No. 2 in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Jobs Report

by ADA News

Dentists leaped up to No. 2 in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of the 100 Best Jobs, the magazine revealed on its website Jan. 7. For the third year in a row, software developer topped the list as the Best

January 16, 2020 News News

Fewer Nova Scotians Using Children’s Dental Coverage as New Oral Health Strategy Work Begins

by Global News

As the province develops its first oral health strategy, new numbers show that fewer and fewer Nova Scotians are taking advantage of existing oral health services for children. The Department of Health and Wellness expanded dental coverage for children 14

December 3, 2019 News News

Study of Ontario’s Dental Complaints Highlights Importance of Communication in Addition to Clinical Care

by University of Toronto

A groundbreaking study of complaints made to the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) over an 11-year period is yielding new insights into perceptions surrounding oral health-care professionals and their standard of care. The nearly two-year study, led by

December 2, 2019 News News

Henry Schein, Ivoclar Vivadent Announce Plans for Distribution of The New PrograMill One Milling System

by Henry Schein

Henry Schein, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSIC) and Ivoclar Vivadent AG announced today the plans for distribution of the new PrograMill One Milling System, where the companies do business together. As a wireless system, the PrograMill One is a self-contained unit that

December 2, 2019 News News

Dentist Points Out Gaps in New Program for Low-Income Seniors

by My Prescott Now

Dr. Kim Hansen says there’s a lot of confusion about the new Ontario Seniors’ Dental Care Program. The Prescott dentist and President of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) noted public Health Units have been tasked with administering the program. Dr.

November 28, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Major Shakeup in Regulation of Health Professionals Proposed in B.C. to Improve Patient Safety

by CBC News

Patients in British Columbia could soon know about every single action taken by professional colleges in response to complaints about health-care workers, rather than just a select few. That’s just one in a substantial list of proposals for reforming B.C.’s system for regulating health

November 23, 2019 News News

Survey Finds Dentists Underscreen For Cancer Among High-Risk Groups

by ADA News

Oral health care providers underscreen for oral and oropharyngeal cancer among high-risk groups, including current cigarette smokers, minorities and people of low socioeconomic status, according to a study published in the December issue of The Journal of the American Dental

November 22, 2019 News News

Chewing Gums May Lower Risk Of Dental Cavities: Study

by Deccan Herald

Chewing sugar-free gum may help reduce the deterioration of cavities of the teeth, according to a study that analyzed research published over the last 50 years on dental caries. The review, published in the Journal of Dental Research: Clinical &