Photo: “Etherdome” at Massachusetts General Hospital (2006) Painting: “Ether Day” October 16, 1846 at the Massachusetts General Hospital. “The very first public demonstration of Anesthesia achieving insensibility to pain”. Dr. William Thomas Green Morton, A Boston dentist administered Sulphuric Ether to the patient Gilbert Abbott. The surgeon, Dr. John Collins Warren, removed a tumor from his neck. Knowledge of this discovery spread from this room throughout the civilized world and new era for medicine and dentistry had begun.

A New Era Has Begun

On February 17, 2023, the Canadian Dental Regulatory Authorities Federation approved the national recognition of Dental Anesthesia as a Specialty in Dentistry. Shall I be … more

Dental Anesthesia

Got ‘Til It’s Gone

Don’t it always seem to go/That you don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone. – Joni Mitchell (“Big Yellow Taxi”) There is an active … more

Data Driven Dentistry

What better way to learn how to be successful than through the experiences of your peers and colleagues. Throughout our lives, we draw from our … more