Oral Health Group

Patient Care

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 4, 2017 News APPsNewsTechnology

New Mobile App Rewards Good Dental Habits with “Dentacoin”

by The Merkle

Dentacare is the second developed tool, serving the mission of Dentacoin, after the successfully launched Trusted Review Platform. The Dentacare Mobile app aims to form long-lasting dental care habits through an intensive 3-month program in an engaging gamified environment. Through reminders, notifications,

November 17, 2017 News Oral Health

Henry Schein To Showcase Digital Solutions At Greater New York Dental Meeting, Nov. 26-29, 2017

by Henry Schein

– Booth Highlights Include the Latest Products, Services, and Solutions for Helping Practitioners Operate Successful Practices and Deliver Quality Patient Care – Daily Schedule of In-Booth Presentations and Classroom Courses Showcasing Digital Technologies That Can Be Effectively Integrated Into Every

August 9, 2017 News News

ABELSoft Inc. Wins 2016/2017 Microsoft Dynamics Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year Award for Canada

by ABELSoft Inc.

ABELSoft Inc., a leading provider of dental and medical practice management and clinical software, today proudly announced it has won the 2016/2017 Microsoft Dynamics Independent Software Vendor (ISV) of the Year Award for Canada. The award was achieved as a

August 2, 2017 News DiseaseNews

Common Gum Infections Linked to Many Cancers in Women

by Lisa Rapaport, Reuters

Older women with gum infections are more likely to get many common cancers than their peers who have perfect oral health, a recent study suggests. Researchers focused on what’s known as periodontal disease, serious infections in the mouth that are

August 2, 2017 News NewsPaediatric Dentistry

Your Patients’ Mouth Could Signal Abuse, Neglect

by Alyson Sulaski Wyckoff, AAP News

Could the bitemarks, swollen lips or severely decayed teeth in your patient be related to child abuse or neglect? A clinical report from the Academy and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry aims to help pediatric and dental providers review

July 26, 2017 News NewsOral HealthPublic Health

Good Oral Health Seen as Important Factor in Improving Seniors’ Lives

by The Gerontological Society of America, EurekAlert!

Recognizing oral health as an essential element of healthy aging, The Gerontological Society of America has released a new white paper — “Interprofessional Solutions for Improving Oral Health in Older Adults: Addressing Access Barriers, Creating Oral Health Champions” — that makes six specific recommendations

July 20, 2017 News NewsPublic Health

UPDATE: Dental Clinic Facing Legal Challenges After Health Issues

by Ryan Flanagan, CTV Kitchener

There’s still no word on when a Guelph dental clinic closed for the past three weeks due to sterilization issues will reopen – and now it’s facing a legal challenge as well. The Eramosa Road practice known as both Guelph

July 19, 2017 News Dental CareNewsPublic Relations - Patient Care

Patient Concern Over Dental X-Rays – Are They Safe?

by Catherine Saint Louis, The New York Times News Service

Question My new dentist gave me 22 X-rays yesterday (bite-wing and full mouth) plus a panoramic. He says he does this to all patients. This seemed ridiculously unnecessary and dangerous. Could you give me info on this? To view the

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 5, 2017 News News

dentalcorp Celebrates Successful Beginnings

by dentalcorp

Launched in 2011, dentalcorp has grown to be Canada’s largest network of dental clinics. With over 220 locations, 4,000 team members and serving 2 million Canadians each year, dentalcorp is proud to support dental practitioners, and their teams, in delivering

July 4, 2017 News NewsPublic Relations - Patient Care

Unnecessary Dental Procedures Being Done for Bonuses

by Paddy Manning for Background Briefing

Dentists working for corporate clinics and health insurers are being incentivised to churn through patients and administer so-called “drill and fill” dentistry, according to industry insiders. And some dentists say the situation is leading to unnecessary dental work, or over-servicing.

oral cancer
June 1, 2017 Feature Dental CareDental Hygiene

Saving Lives… What’s in Your Toolkit?

by Jo-Anne Jones

April and Oral Cancer Awareness Month has just passed; a time when our attention once again turned to this insidious disease. Unfortunately due to over two-thirds of oral and oropharyngeal cancers being discovered in the later stages, only slightly more

May 17, 2017 Product Spotlight

DEXcam™ 4 HD Intra-Oral Camera Lets Clinicians Better Serve Patients


DEXIS, a brand of KaVo Kerr, proudly launches its next generation intra-oral camera, DEXcam 4 HD. This new camera leverages the award-winning features of its predecessor adding high definition imaging with an innovative acquisition software, DEXcapture. DEXIS understands that for

April 28, 2017 Product Spotlight

Dry Mouth Spray has Natural Zerba Santa, Xylitol for Dry Mouth, Throat Relief

by Mouth Kote

What is Dry Mouth? Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) is a condition that results from less than normal saliva being produced.  It is an increasing problem as our population is aging, affecting approximately 1 in 5 Canadians.  A condition that is often

April 7, 2017 News Community outreachDentistryNews

Program Brings Together Dentists, Patients with Developmental Disabilities

by Dayla Lahring, St. Albert Gazette

On April 8 people with developmental disabilities will come face-to-face with dentists throughout the region as they participate in Sharing Smiles Day. The student-led event takes place at the University of Alberta and is designed to promote oral hygiene and

April 4, 2017 Product Spotlight

Safe Diagnoses, Optimum Patient Communication at Treatment Center

by Dentsply Sirona

Intraoral X-ray systems at Dentsply Sirona offer a complete range of options and products: Whether it is sensors with HD image quality, phosphor plates including scanners, patient-friendly positioning systems for the optimum placement of the detector media (Aimright, Rinn XCP-ORA

April 3, 2017 Product Spotlight

CEREC in Practices: Welcome to a World of Unlimited Possibilities

by Dentsply Sirona

CEREC is a success story that spans more than 30 years, with patients particularly rating the option of chairside treatments. In the USA, for example, a survey of dental patients has shown that they recommend their CEREC dentist 34 percent

April 2, 2017 Product Spotlight

Nobel Biocare Enhances Immediate Solutions for Patient Needs

by Krysten McCumber

Nobel Biocare will display a powerful combination of next-level efficiency and quality at the International Dental Show (IDS) 2017 in Cologne, Germany (March 21–25). Visitors to the Nobel Biocare booth at IDS will discover new breakthrough innovations for immediate implant

March 31, 2017 Product Spotlight

Flexibility, Comfort and Performance in Preventative Care

by Dentsply Sirona

“As the makers of trusted brands like Cavitron and Nupro, Dentsply Sirona Preventive is in a unique position to help our clinicians provide better, safer and faster preventive care by providing innovative solutions and education for the entire preventive dental