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November 4, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral Health

Dental Hygiene Diagnosis Essential Role of Hygienists, Says ADHA

by Oral Health

The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) has released a new white paper that underscores the ability of the dental hygienist to perform dental hygiene diagnosis as part of the oral care team working to ensure that every patient is evaluated

November 2, 2016 News AnnouncementDental HygieneNews

Canadian Dental Hygienists Association Announces New President

by Oral Health

The Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA) is pleased to announce the installation of its new president, Gerry Cool, at its annual general meeting in Edmonton, Alberta, on October 22.  Gerry hails from Alberta and joins president-elect Sophia Baltzis (Quebec), past

October 6, 2016 News Dental CareDental HygieneNewsOral Health

Young Dental Launches Take-Home Products to Promote Oral Health

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Young Dental and Wrigley are excited to introduce Wrigley’s Orbit® Prophy Paste and Gum packs. This first-of-its-kind product lets patients experience the signature flavors of Orbit gum both during and after dental appointments. Each co-pack contains a single-dose cup of

October 4, 2016 News Dental CareDental HygieneNewsOral Health

Dental Hygienists Promote Oral Health for Older Adults

by Oral Health

On October 1, Canadians celebrated the older adults whose mentoring, leadership, and volunteerism have shaped the nation. National Seniors Day was also an occasion for dental hygienists to remind Canada’s seniors and their caregivers of the importance of maintaining good

July 27, 2011 News Social mediaSocial networking

Nothing goes better with scrubs than a pair of Kate Spade stilettos

by ken

From Dentistry IQ – July 22, 2011 FAIR LAWN,New Jersey–MIS Implants Technologies’ new oral health products brand, PeriZone, has launched a Facebook page that will be introduced and promoted July 28-30, 2011, during RDH Under One Roof. Specifically, the company

June 28, 2011 News Dental Hygiene

Oral Health got picked up on the web, and without social networking!!

by ken

From Google Alerts – whoo noo….. Building the perfect beast of a hygiene department. Create an ideal hygiene department to increase your revenue stream. Practical tips to increase efficiency, productivity and job satisfaction while decreasing stress. To help dental teams build a

May 13, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental HygieneGeneral NewsGeriodontics

Dirty Mouths Lead to Broken Hearts

by ken

From Science Daily – May 5, 2011 Nurses who care for patients with dementia now have a tailored approach to dental hygiene for their charges, thanks to a pilot study by a team of nurses. “Poor oral health can lead

April 10, 2011 News Digital radiography

SOREDEX is introducing new features to the DIGORA® Optime dental imaging plate system

by ken

Not very well known in Canada from what I can determine, this is truly one of the most superb phosphor plate digital systems I’ve seen. My experience with it has been on numerous international discussion forums. The quality of the

March 27, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice managementWebsites

Our Biggest Challenge for Patient Case Acceptance

by ken

Dental Practice Solutions is an excellent website owned and run by Debra Seidel-Bittke.  Her latest blog posting is the title of this entry…..here’s a little about Debra and this  blog posting on Case Acceptance is readable with a simple click

March 25, 2011 News Social networkingWebsites

Zerodonto

by ken

Dentistry in blog Zerodonto: Implantology, Invisible Orthodontics, Endodontics, Prosthodontic This blog aims at communicating and sharing ideas and knowledge in dentistry. The dentists who created it not only present their own clinical cases and researches but they also show and

February 20, 2011 News Dental HygienePractice management

Feel like your swirling down the drain counter clockwise? You’re in Australia….

by ken

From Dental Tribune – Dental Tribune is a large global dental publishing entity – very much worth a visit to www.dental-tribune.com – I personally enjoy their ePaper section…the following article is from DT.  Sally McKenzie is CEO of McKenzie Management.

February 14, 2011 News Decay assessment and preventionDental HygienePreventive Dentistry

Bad breath? Break free — how to tell a friend without replacing your central incisors

by ken

Feature piece from CNN.com Ida Alvarez avoided close conversations. She was afraid of what someone might tell her. She was pretty sure she had really bad breath.   “It is such an embarrassing situation,” Alvarez, 31, of Los Angeles told

February 5, 2011 News Periodontology

The link between breast cancer and periodontal disease

by ken

First click on link…  http://scottsdalelasergumtreatment.blogspot.com/2010/11/breast-cancer-and-gum-disease-link.html It is a well-known fact that oral hygiene relates directly to one’s overall health. Of the bacteria that thrives in the mouth, certain strains that cause periodontal disease have also been linked with pneumonia, prostate

January 13, 2011 News Practice managementPreventive Dentistry

What’s all this blather about retreading patients – oh, recare!!! sorry..

by ken

by Debbie Seidel-Bittke Preventive Care Appointments = Lifeline Image by Getty Images via @daylife One system in the dental office, which is often overlooked, is the dental hygiene departments’ recare system. It works best when the office doesn’t need to

November 25, 2010 News General News

We caught a break

by ken

Fortunately Bristol Palin did not win “Dancing with the Stars“, however, she was the impetus for seeking out an article of note for you to share with a small segment of your client base. Even though most people are aware

June 2, 2010 News Dental Hygiene

Hygienists are “doin’ it for themselves!”

by ken

Chicago-June 2, 2010-For the third consecutive year the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) has set a new attendance record for the Center for Lifelong Learning at Annual Session (CLL/AS). With total attendance expected to exceed more than 2,000 participants, ADHA’s