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July 2, 2011 News Community outreach

Adults left out of improvements to dental care programs

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July 1, 2011 – By Tanya Talaga – Queen’s Park Bureau – Toronto Star At 28, young mom Chrissy Johnson refused to open her mouth because if she did, people would see her rotten teeth and abscessed gums. Image via

June 29, 2011 News General News

Red and Dental Dread

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From the JADA – Continuing Education Image by e³°°° via Flickr Red hair color is caused by variants of the melanocortin-1 receptor (MC1R) gene. People with naturally red hair are resistant to subcutaneous local anesthetics and, therefore,may experience increased anxiety

June 2, 2011 News Health care tourism

Looking for a locum? Health and Dental Tourism: What’s Happening in Hungary, Turkey & Oklahoma?

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The fact that ANYTHING is happening in Oklahoma warrants this blog entry. From Worldental.org – June 1, 2011 In Hungary, the dental tourism profits reach a stunning 227 million Euros annually,which means that the country has got as much as 40% share

June 2, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyCommunity outreachGeneral NewsGovernment regulationsSystemic links

Challenges Facing the American/Canadian Dental System – Are They Solvable?

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From Worldental.org – June 1st, 2011 Oral health has long been the subject of debate. Many believe, and studies have proven, that effective oral care is essential to overall general health and well-being. Unfortunately, there are currently millions of Americans

May 27, 2011 News General News

Nunavut’s lack of dentists costs Ottawa millions

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From CBC News Canada – May 26, 2011 A lack of dental care facilities in Nunavut may be painful not just for Inuit who live there, but also for the federal government, which spends millions of dollars to transport patients

May 25, 2011 News General News

The world is flat – everything is global

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April 7, 2011 News General News

Canadians With Disabilities Need More Quality Dental Care

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April 7th, 2011 – From Dental Health Magazine Currently, in Canada there are living approximately 4.4 million people with certain disabilities. They would need more attention, because they do not receive proper dental care. In some cases, they have to wait

April 1, 2011 News Dental HygieneGeriodontics

Dental campaign targets seniors

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from the MontrealGazette.com The Quebec Order of Dentists is launching a publicity campaign aimed at persuading the province’s elderly to take better care of their teeth. Dr. Diane Legault, president of the Order, said the dental health of all Quebecers

March 29, 2011 News General News

Cost is big factor in dental care, survey results show

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Just over a quarter (26 per cent) of adults say the type of dental treatment they chose in the past has been affected by the cost of treatment. And almost a fifth (19 per cent) said that they have delayed

March 27, 2011 News General News

Recession putting bite on dental care

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by Katie Foutz – Chicago Sun Times Mar 27, 2011 The dentist will see you now — even on nights and weekends — and might even help you pick up the check. Although the recession officially has ended, people still

March 12, 2011 News Trends in Dentistry

From the ADA News – The times they are achangin’

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January 17, 2011 Letters to the Editor Oral physicians By Donald B. Giddon, D.M.D., Ph.D. and Brian J. Swann,D.D.S.,M.P.H. Dentists should take their heads out of the sand and recognize the inevitable. The public will ultimately succeed in obtaining more

February 13, 2011 News Community outreach

And a little Windsorian shall lead them………

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A Windsor family of three children received some free dental care thanks to Dr. Jonathan Nelson and his family dentistry practice at 1194 W. Ash St., Suite A, in Windsor. Nelson, whose wife, Karen Nelson, is the office manager, has

February 4, 2011 News Practice managementPreventive DentistryTrends in Dental Education

Know your cuts of meat and your teeth

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You must check out this website…….   Welcome to KnowYourTeeth The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is proud to welcome you to KnowYourTeeth.com. It’s the newest go-to resource that’s been designed, first and foremost, to meet the needs of consumers who

December 11, 2010 News General NewsTrends in Dental Education

Future of Dentistry – Pas de Deux

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By Eric S. Solomon, DDS, MA Part 1 of a 4-part series Dentistry is going through a transition. As we shall see,the range of dental services and the mix of dental practice employees have changed dramatically during the past half

December 8, 2010 News Women in dentistry

Women anxious about dentists – don’t practice in the UK

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Women are twice as likely to suffer extreme anxiety when visiting a dentist compared to men, according to a government survey of dental health. The study found 19% of women suffered extreme anxiety in the waiting room compared to 10%

May 28, 2010 News Practice management

GPS dentistry: Discover your direction and destination

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In the course of looking for information on “green” office design, I identified several interesting websites and an article from Dental Economics worth reposting…… Image via Wikipedia http://www.practicedesigngroup.com http://www.unthank.comhttp://www.burkhartdental.com Each provided an interesting feature – floor plans, design, et al…..but