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June 28, 2017 News NewsPractice Operations

Nitrous Oxide Leaks Too Common in Dental Practices

by Safety + Health Magazine

Although most dental professionals use a scavenging system to prevent nitrous oxide gas from escaping during a dental procedure, adherence to other recommended practices – such as checking equipment for leaks – is lacking, according to a new study from

February 2, 2017 Feature AnesthesiologyOral Health

Safety of Dental Anaesthesia – A Short Literature Review

by Alia El-Mowafy, BDS

Caleb Sears was a healthy six-year-old boy in California that went to his oral surgeon’s office for a routine extraction under general anaesthesia (GA). Unfortunately, Caleb did not survive the procedure. He suffered hypoxic brain damage and he was not

July 25, 2016 News Dental HygieneOral Health

Barrie hygienist develops way to help autistic patients

by Cheryl Browne, The Barrie Examiner

When Colleen Leduc’s patients enter her room, she dims the fluorescents and hits the sparkly lights switch. As a dental hygienist and a mother of 19-year-old Victoria, her non-verbal autistic daughter, Leduc knows getting people with intellectual disabilities to even

April 16, 2015 News General PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

Minister Ambrose Launches New Drug and Health Product Inspections Database, Underlines Commitment to Transparency

by Govenerment of Canada - Health Canada

Searchable tool makes it easy to find details on inspections of drug companies Health Minister Rona Ambrose today launched the Drug and Health Product Inspections Database, a new online resource designed to provide ready access to information on inspections of

October 17, 2014 News General PracticeHealth & HealingOral Health

OHA Statement on the Province’s Ebola Preparedness Measures

by The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA)

The Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) welcomes the Health Minister’s announcement on its commitment to Ebola preparedness in the province. The safety and protection of both our front-line hospital workers, and the patients they care for, remains the utmost priority of

December 11, 2013 News Dental HygieneDental OfficeDental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeHealth & HealingMaterials & TechnologyOral & Systemic HealthOral HealthPaediatric DentistryPreventive DentistryPublic Health

World Oral Health Day 2014: a focus on protecting the teeth and mouth throughout life

by FDI World Dental Federation

A World Day for a global issue: oral health FDI World Dental Federation presents a stylish and memorable new World Oral Health Day logo LISTERINE®, Unilever, Henry Schein and Wrigley Oral Healthcare Program become the official global partners for World

January 12, 2011 News General PracticeOral HealthPublic Health


by The Canadian Dental Association (CDA)

The Canadian Dental Association (CDA) is urging Canadians to know the facts about water fluoridation – an important health-care issue.  Water fluoridation can benefit all residents in a community, regardless of age or socioeconomic status. Studies and research by over

October 29, 2010 News Oral Health

‘Landmark’ Study Points to Role of Sex Hormones in Higher Risk of Gum Disease in Men

by University of Maryland Baltimore

Newswise – Sex hormones may be the biological reason why men are at greater risk than women for destructive periodontitis, an infection of the gums, according to researchers at the University of Maryland Dental School. To establish better management and

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

April 5, 2010 News Oral Health

OSAP Launches New Website

by Oral Health

New Website for OSAP Annapolis, md:  March 29, 2010 – The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) has launched a new website at www.osap.org. The OSAP website is the gateway for accessing up-to-the-minute research-based information on infection control and

March 12, 2010 News Oral Health

OSAP Symposium to Feature New Product Showcase

by Oral Health

  Annapolis, MD:  March 11, 2010 – The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) has announced a new feature for their 2010 Infection Prevention Symposium: a New Product Showcase. The Showcase will enable attendees to learn more about innovative

March 1, 2010 Feature Health & Healing

Good For the Body Good For the Brain

by Uche Odiatu DMD and Kary Odiatu

“Exercise is that good for you. You name just about any health problem, and you’ll find that exercise helps prevent it or cure it. Exercise is the elixir of life.” ~Liz Applegate, Ph.D. You probably see it on a weekly

October 27, 2009 News Oral Health

OSAP 2010 Symposium Will Shake It Up!

by Oral Health

OSAP Shakes it Up for 2010 Symposium   Annapolis, MD: October 26, 2009 – The Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP) has announced their 2010 Infection Prevention Symposium: SHAKE IT UP – “Overcome Complacency, Support Compliance, Advance a Culture of