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June 16, 2021 News

Full Time Associate Needed for Established Family Practice

by Karen

GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB Full time associate needed for established family practice with long-term friendly staff and mentorship. The successful candidate must have superior communication, exceptional chairside manner and compassion. Our practice offers all aspects of family dentistry including sedation, implants

June 15, 2021 Video Dental Video

Weekly Wisdom: Stop the Things That Aren’t Serving You

by Oral Health

  In this week’s episode of Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Angela Mulrooney shares how to simplify your practice by removing the things that aren’t working for you anymore.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered

June 15, 2021 News

Used Dental Equipment- Complete 4 Op Practice for Sale

by Karen

TORONTO, ON Used Dental Equipment Complete 4 OP Practice for Sale. Call George (416) 558-0847. 210533  

June 14, 2021 News DentistryNews

National Dental Program Would Help Free Up Hospital Staff: NDP

by The Chronicle Journal

A national dental-care program for low-income households wouldn’t come cheap but would help cut down traffic at hospital emergency rooms, the NDP says. “Too many Canadians end up in the emergency room because of dental problems that could be easily

June 14, 2021 News DentistryNews

Smartphone Camera Can Illuminate Bacteria Causing Acne, Dental Plaques

by Technology.org

Researchers at the University of Washington have developed a method that uses smartphone-derived images to identify potentially harmful bacteria on skin and in oral cavities. Their approach, outlined in a paper published in the issue of Optics and Lasers in Engineering, can

Buying Selling Dental Practice
June 14, 2021 News BlogsDental OfficeFinancesNew dentistsPractice ManagementPractice Operations

Considerations for Buying and Selling a Dental Practice During the Pandemic

by Ken Arding, BDO Canada

It goes without saying that the COVID-19 pandemic has been an unexpected and unprecedented period in Canada and beyond. And while you might think that would hinder dental professionals from buying or selling a practice, think again. Over the last

June 10, 2021 News DentistryNews

Understaffed and Ready to Hire, Dentists Face Applicant Shortages as They Emerge From COVID-19 Pandemic

by ADA

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Rebecca De La Rosa, D.D.S., prided herself on having a tenured dental team. But after losing two hygienists and an expanded-function assistant at the height of the pandemic — all of whom had been working for

Mental Health
June 9, 2021 News BlogsMental HealthOverall HealthPractice managementWellness

How Dentistry Professionals Can Manage Their Mental Health

by Beau Peters

Most people don’t realize that the dental profession is one of the most at-risk for mental health disorders. These include depression, anxiety, and negative effects of stress. Mental health in dentistry can often be considered a taboo subject, but it

June 8, 2021 News DentistryNews

Buffalo Forensic Dentist Pens Sequel to Award-Winning Crime Novel

by The University at Buffalo

Previous novel was honored by Independent Publisher Book Awards, Reader’s Favorite International Book Awards and Next Generation Indie Awards University at Buffalo professor Mary Bush, a forensic dentist who has helped analyze prominent criminal investigations, is returning to the world

June 8, 2021 News Oral Health

Paid Just Say NO to Drilling Early Proximal Caries and Say YES to Resin Infiltration

by DMG America

What intervention gives you the ability to save your patients’ tooth structures while avoiding invasive procedures and multiple appointments? The answer is proximal resin infiltration for the tricky caries that patients can’t see, but that can impact their oral health

June 7, 2021 News

Westend Dental is Looking for a Caring, Compassionate Dentist

by Karen

TRENTON, ON Westend Dental in Trenton is looking for a caring, compassionate dentist with strong communication and clinical skills to join our family practice. This part-time or full-time position has excellent income potential and is a great career opportunity for

Cannabinoid Medicine
June 7, 2021 Feature EditorialOral HealthOral Surgery

COVID-19, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and TMD

by David J. Psutka, DDS, FRCD(C)

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons and, indeed, all of the dental profession have been living with the COVID-19 pandemic for over sixteen months. The first few months were particularly difficult. Oral and maxillofacial surgical care, and dental care in general, was

Cannabinoid Medicine
June 7, 2021 Feature Oral HealthOral Surgery

Re: Aerosol Generating Procedures, Fallow Time, and Air Changes/Hour: What You Should Know

by John Hardie, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCDC

I wish to thank Joan Hutchings for her timely article but perhaps not for the reasons that she might think. She offers a quote from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) which states adamantly that, “…dental offices

June 7, 2021 Feature Oral HealthOral Surgery

In Memoriam: Dr. Howard I. Holmes 1947-2021

by Oral Health

As you enjoy this issue of Oral Health, I would ask that you all observe a moment to honour and celebrate the life of a champion of our Profession. An Oral Health consultant and contributor for over a decade, Dr.

June 7, 2021 Feature Data Driven DentistryHuman ResourcesOHGdataPractice management

Have You Updated Your Office Manual Lately? It Might Be Time to Do So

by Oral Health

The office manual (or HR manual) is an extremely important practice management tool for you as a practice owner. These manuals should include all the policies and procedures in place at your office and be accessible to the entire team.

Cannabinoid Medicine
June 7, 2021 Feature Mental HealthOral HealthOral SurgeryOverall Health

Burnout in Canadian Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

by Tania P. Pynn, BScN, MHS; William J. Montelpare, PhD; Bruce R. Pynn, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

INTRODUCTION Studies on occupational stress in healthcare professionals are not new, however limited information is available on stress impact and ultimately burnout in oral and maxillofacial surgeons and residents.1,2 Occupational stress is the outcome of the clash between job-related factors

June 7, 2021 Feature Oral HealthOral Surgery

Desmoid Fibromatosis of the Maxillofacial Region: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

by Razan Baabdullah, BDS; Jordan Gigliotti, DMD, MD, CM, FRCD(C); Nicholas Makhoul, DMD, MD, FRCD(C), FACS; Sungmi Jung, MD

Introduction: Desmoid tumor (DT), desmoid fibromatosis (DF) or aggressive fibromatosis, is a rare, benign, but locally aggressive, soft tissue tumor.1 The most common sites are the abdominal wall, mesentery, and chest wall.2 Approximately 7-15% of DTs occur in the head

Cannabinoid Medicine
June 7, 2021 Feature Oral HealthOral Surgery

The Future of Cannabis/Cannabinoid Medicine and Orofacial Pain

by Hance Clarke, MD PhD; Yuvaraj Kotteeswaran, MD

Cannabis and cannabinoid medicine has been around for centuries. A growing number of countries have created a legal framework within which cannabis and its plant extracts are now legally accessible. Although it would be great to embrace cannabis today as

June 7, 2021 Feature Oral HealthOral Surgery

Keys to the Successful Management of Patients with Pathologic Lesions of Oral Soft Tissues

by Chad Robertson, DDS, MD, MSc, FRCD(C)

Dental professionals must consider themselves the experts in pathological conditions of the oral cavity. This includes not only the teeth, but also the soft tissues and bone surrounding the teeth. There are no medical specialties that have comparable training and

June 7, 2021 News NewsOral Health

Scientists Say They’ve Created Candy That Heals Tooth Enamel

by Dan Robitzski, Neoscope

A team of scientists say they have developed an experimental lozenge, kind of like a breath mint, that could regrow your tooth enamel and strengthen your teeth. Researchers from the University of Washington are preparing to launch clinical trials to