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October 21, 2021 News

Experienced PT Receptionist plus CDA and Experienced PT Hygienist

by Karen

MAPLE, ON – across from Canada’s Wonderland Park Experienced PT receptionist plus CDA for a busy dental office. Knowledge of Paradigm will be an asset. Willing to train. Experienced PT hygienist (alternate Saturday and every Sunday) with the possibility of FT

October 19, 2021 Video Dental VideoEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Cracked Tooth Syndrome – A Spectrum of Treatment Choices

by Oral Health

  Weekly Wisdom: Dr. Gary Glassman goes in-depth on one of the most uncertain areas of dentistry…cracked teeth!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every week!  

October 18, 2021 News BlogsPractice management

Bringing Patients Back to Your Dental Office During the COVID-Era

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

We live in very uncertain times. With the spread of COVID-19 in late 2019 and throughout 2020, we are now all living in a world of variants. Just as society was really beginning to feel like we could start getting

October 15, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Researchers Develop New Technique to Improve Understanding of How Acid Damages Teeth

by University of Surrey

The University of Surrey and the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham have developed a new technique to improve understanding of how acid damages teeth at the microstructural level. The researchers performed a technique called “in situ synchrotron

October 15, 2021 News

Exciting Opportunity For Experienced Dentist!!!

by Karen

BURLINGTON,ON Exciting Opportunity for Experienced Dentist!!! Established and thriving Burlington practice looking for the right ‘fit’ with a part-time moving to full-time associate. Must available to commit to 2 days/evenings and alternate Saturdays. If you are DRIVEN, PASSIONATE ABOUT DENTISTRY and interested in

October 14, 2021 News

Niagara – Part Time Associate – Come Join Us In The Beautiful Niagara Peninsula

by Karen

Niagara – Part Time Associate: Come join us in the beautiful Niagara Peninsula.  We are looking for a self-motivated Associate two days per week for our well established busy practice. This is an excellent opportunity for mentorship in all facets

October 13, 2021 News Gum DiseaseNews

Study: Heartburn Drugs May Have Unexpected Benefits on Gum Disease

by The University at Buffalo

The use of heartburn medication is associated with decreased severity of gum disease, according to a recent University at Buffalo study. The research found that patients who used proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) – a class of drugs commonly prescribed to

October 13, 2021 News DentistryNews

New U of T Satellite Dental Clinic Welcomes its First Patients

by University of Toronto

A new, state-of-the-art satellite dental clinic operated by the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Dentistry is helping students gain critical skills while providing lower-cost care for patients. “These rooms are large and beauitfully coloured,” said Catherine Crowe, an artist who

October 13, 2021 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

3 Great Examples of Dental Business Newsletters

by Roman Shvydun

Do you run a dental practice and wish to promote it with newsletters?  No doubt, email marketing for dentists is a great way to promote this kind of business, tried and tested by many clinics all over the world. But

October 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Military Police Charge Halifax Dental Technician for Alleged Privacy Breaches

by Saltwire

A military dental technician who was convicted in Halifax provincial court of intimidating a justice system participant – a Dartmouth lawyer – now faces charges under the National Defence Act for allegedly improperly accessing people’s medical records. Sgt. Richard Allen

October 12, 2021 News DentistryNews

Iowa Fines Dental Hygienist $100 for Coming Into Work After Positive COVID-19 Test

by USA Today

An Iowa dental hygienist who kept working while aware she had COVID-19 agreed to pay $100 fine in a settlement with the Iowa Dental Board. The hygienist also agreed to a five-day suspension and was required to take five hours of classes on infection

October 11, 2021 News

We Have Full Time Opportunity Opened Up In Very Busy and Thriving Practice.

by Karen

Calgary and Surrounding Areas Alberta We have full time opportunity opened up in very busy and thriving practice. The ideal candidate will have some experience in Endo and Extractions and other aspects of General Dentistry. Our model allows partnership and

October 11, 2021 News BlogsDentistry

All About the Concierge Practice and Personalization in Dental Care

by Jennifer Hawley

Concierge-style dental offices saw a massive influx in 2020, and they’re here to stay. According to a recent report, the concierge medicine market size will reach $1.93 trillion in 2025. Certainly, COVID-19 played a considerable role in its rise in popularity.

October 8, 2021 Feature EditorialOral HealthPeriodontics

Power of Partnerships and Perpetual Reinvention

by Peter Fritz, DDS, PhD, MBA, LLM (C)

It’s been over a year since we have been asked to lead our teams through the crisis and attempt to dismantle the disruption. Much progress has been made, but it’s never made alone and no one can forecast exactly how

October 8, 2021 Feature Oral Health

Letter to the Editor Response: COVID-19 and its Effect on Surgeons

by David J. Psutka, D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)

I read with great interest the response letter written by Dr. Mark Antosz to my editorial published in Oral Health in the June issue of this year. Dr. Antosz’s letter appeared in the August issue. The purpose of my editorial

October 8, 2021 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthPeriodontics

Host-Modulation Therapy for Peri-Implantitis: Current Systemic and Future Medical Applications Recognizing the Potential Systemic Impact of Peri-Implantitis on Systemic Disease

by Steve Chang, DDS, MSc; Michael Glogauer, DDS, Dip Perio, PhD, FRCD(C); Lorne Golub, DMD, MSc, DSc, MDSc; Joseph Bacigalupo, DDS; Timo Sorsa, DDS, Dip Perio, PhD; Philip M. Preshaw, BDS, FDSRCSEd, PhD, EDS; Hsi-Ming-Lee, PhD Howard C. Tenenbaum, DDS, Dip Perio, PhD, FRCD(C)

Introduction It is well known that current strategies for managing peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis are highly varied, and in many cases, unpredictable. This is an important issue since evidence suggests that the prevalence of peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis range from

Periodontal Health
October 8, 2021 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

Physical Activity to Support Periodontal Health

by Hannah E. Young, BKin, MSc Candidate; Wendy E. Ward, BArts&Sci, MSc, PhD

Providing patients with proper oral hygiene instruction is recognized as an important part of dental hygiene appointments – but should we also be encouraging patients to exercise for oral health benefits? The Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines recommend adults accumulate at

October 8, 2021 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

A Plant-Based Diet and Periodontal Health

by Larissa J. Rowdon, BHK, MSc Candidate; Wendy E. Ward, BAS, MSc, PhD

ERIODONTAL DISEASE AND A PLANT-BASED DIET What is a ‘plant-based diet’? Essentially, this is an umbrella term that describes a diet characterized by a focus on food sources from plants with a lower, although not necessarily eliminated, consumption of animal

October 8, 2021 Feature Oral HealthPeriodontics

A Novel Simplified Stepwise Approach to Diagnosing Periodontal Diseases and Conditions

by Braedan R.J. Prete, BSc (Honours); Siavash Hassanpour, DDS, MSc, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C); Jim Y. Lai, DMD, MSc (Perio), EdD, FRCD(C); Ryan Schure, DDS, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

Abstract Background: The classification system for periodontal diseases and conditions was revised in 2017. Evidence-based criteria were developed, and extensive revisions made, to reflect advancements regarding the etiology and progression of periodontal diseases. Among the many updates made to the

October 8, 2021 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeOral HealthPeriodontics

A New Tool for Cleaning Excess Resin Cement

by Nathaniel C. Lawson, DMD PhD; Bushra Nizami, BDS, Krisha Shah BDS

Cleaning excess cement after cementation of a crown is a tedious but important clinical procedure. Failure to remove excess cement can lead to plaque accumulation, gingival inflammation and possibly even bone loss.1 Removal of cement is even more difficult when