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December 3, 2014 News DentistryOral Health

UBC dental professor awarded highest Canadian civilian military honor

by DrBicuspid Staff

University of British Columbia (UBC) dentistry professor David Sweet, OC, DMD, PhD, has received the Medallion of Distinguished Service, the highest Canadian Armed Forces medal for civilian service, the university announced. Dr. Sweet is being honored for his work in

August 11, 2014 News DentistryOral Health

A Tale of Two Soldiers Who Fought in the Great War

by Oakland RossFeature Writer, Published (Toronto Star)

Previously known only to God

Science Daily
November 20, 2013 News Dental HygieneDentistryOral & Systemic HealthOral Health

Oral Bacteria Create a ‘Fingerprint’ in Your Mouth

by Science Daily

The bacteria in the human mouth — particularly those nestled under the gums — are as powerful as a fingerprint at identifying a person’s ethnicity, new research shows. Scientists identified a total of almost 400 different species of microbes in

The American Dental Association
June 6, 2013 News DentistryOral Health

Seeking dentists’ help with unidentified woman

by The American Dental Association

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for dentists’ help in identifying a woman found near an abandoned farm in 2008. The center released X-rays of the woman’s teeth, photographic and sketch facial composites created by forensic

Figure 10-Post Mortem X-ray. Courtesy - Personal Files of Dr. Frank Stechey, Hamilton, Ontario.
August 1, 2010 Feature Dental Office

Dentistry’s Role in Mass Fatality Incidents

by Allan Warnick, DDS, DABFO

“It is impossible to predict if, when, and where the next act of terrorism or natural disaster will occur. Every American, including emergency workers and first responders, has the right to expect that if they are a victim of a