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September 3, 2020 News DentistryNews

Should Dental Care be a Part of the National Health Care System?

by City News

A national dental care plan has been on the table for years–even as early as 1952. However, its feasibility and costs have e been an issue. Whether or not denticare is doable for Canada is the focus of a recent report from

February 14, 2020 News News

Quebec Dentists to Withdraw From Public Health-Care System

by Montreal Gazette

More than 1,300 dentists are withdrawing from Quebec’s public health-care system Friday in a protest designed to inundate the health ministry in paperwork. Patients covered under the public health system will still receive free dental care. But those treated by

August 2, 2019 News NewsOral Health

Sanders’s Health Care Plan May Give Canada’s A Run For Its Money

by MSN

During last night’s Democratic debates, Senator Bernie Sanders naturally talked up his signature policy point, his Medicare for All proposal. He also made a familiar comparison, describing a bus trip he made from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, with Americans who fill prescriptions in

January 3, 2019 Video Dental VideoOral Health OfficePatient education

The “Golden Rule” in Health Care

by Oral Health

Julian Perez, Vice President, Risk Management & Compliance at dentalcorp, discusses the importance of always considering the “golden rule” in health care and how patient’s growing knowledge of the industry should motivate you to do more.

December 14, 2018 News News

B.C. Premier Opens Door to Including Dental Coverage in Health Care System

by Richard Zussman, Global News

B.C. Premier John Horgan is not opposed to the idea of the province covering dental care as part of the provincial health care system. Horgan was asked about the issue as part of a year-end interview with Global News. “We have

December 4, 2018 News News

State Officials Ponder Proposals That Reduce Access To Dental Care, Increase Costs

by Patrick Gleason, Forbes

There are many challenges facing the governors and state lawmakers across the U.S. who will soon be gaveling in their 2019 legislative sessions. Among the most pressing are rising health care costs and the lack of access to care that

March 24, 2017 News Dental CareDentistryNews

Canadian Budget’s Health Care Funding Good News for Dentistry

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) supports the federal government’s enhanced investments in the Territorial Health Investment Fund, as outlined in Budget 2017. This funding will improve access to health services in the territories—including children’s oral health services—and will reduce

November 16, 2016 Product Spotlight

3M Launches World’s First Tablet-Based Mobile Intraoral Scanner

by Oral Health

Mobile tablets, commonplace in many aspects of clinical practice in health care settings, have arrived in the dental industry with the introduction of the 3M Mobile True Definition Scanner, a one-of-a-kind tablet-based intraoral scanner that fits in your hand. The

July 28, 2016 News Dental CareHealth & HealingNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Researchers Learning About Microbiomes to Understand Human Health Risks

by Marcene Robinson, University at Buffalo News Center

Five research projects that aim to improve our understanding of the human microbiome have been selected to receive the first round of funding from the University at Buffalo Community of Excellence in Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM). The projects, together

November 26, 2011 News Electronic Health Records

What are the Disadvantages of Electronic Health Records?

by ken

Since no one will come forward and address EHR on this blog [shame on you], I figure I have to stir the pot somewhat……..here goes Electronic medical records seem to be the current trend in health care, and you’ll find

September 25, 2011 News ImplantologyInnovations in dentistryNew Technologies

Nanoo, Nanoo – Mork had it right!

by ken

From Dental Tribune by Arun Garg, DMD Technology promises to be the driver of medical and dental advances in the years to come. New imaging modalities, better diagnostic and therapeutic strategies and even improvements in data storage and the implementation

September 2, 2011 News APPs

Only in the UK you say – pity!!

by ken

From Dental Health Hub Imaging A Recent Call for New Ideas for Health Apps Just Started in UK Andrew Lansley, Health Secretary of the UK,recently initiated a call for the design of new innovative health apps that could help patients make better

August 1, 2011 News Marketing strategiesNew Technologies

Roll your own….

by ken

Found a few interesting sites for those diehards who like to “roll their own” when it comes to graphics for blogs and e-newsletters. In searching out topic areas, this particular aspect of practice management is exploding….. http://www.dentalwisdom.com/training/anatomy/traininganatomy1.html  for those explaining

July 27, 2011 News Electronic Health Records

Noah! Build me an ark…..the flood has begun

by ken

Secure networks for health care data communication and discourse……up the ramp, two by two now…. Image via Wikipedia US Healthcare is in crisis. Costs are rising rapidly, quality is poor or inconsistent and access or choice is inadequate. These problems,

July 2, 2011 News Community outreach


by ken

I maintain a series of alerts for health science related charities. One that popped up this morning has been developed by Kate Bosworth and Cher Coulter. They sell jewellery “by design”, think “smile by design” and work from there. The

March 12, 2011 News Trends in Dentistry

From the ADA News – The times they are achangin’

by ken

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………

by ken

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

January 17, 2011 News Trends in Dental Education

Tooth IQ – we’re going mobile…sing it with me.

by ken

ToothIQ by Symbyos ToothIQ was developed by Symbyos (www.symbyos.com), a health information systems company founded in 2001 to build Web-based solutions for dental health care delivery. It is our belief that educated consumers make the best decisions about their health

September 30, 2010 News Trends in Dental Education

Now is the time for all good folks to come to the aid of their profession

by ken

The goal of this blog is encourage dialogue from the readership.  Dentistry like all health sciences is in a state of flux, impacted upon by economic changes and technologic shifts in the service mix.  Nothing is as relevant or helpful as the