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September 12, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice management

Six Things Dentists Get Wrong About Digital Marketing

by Naren Arulrajah, Ekwa Marketing

Marketing is not what it appears. Dental practice owners and managers (and, to be fair, most other business people as well) tend to view marketing as synonymous with promotion. In reality, it is much more than that. In fact, some

September 9, 2022 News News

Burnaby Dentist Sues Over ‘Defamatory’ Google Review

by Castanet

A lawsuit over a scathing Google review aimed at a Burnaby dentist will go ahead after a B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled the online post was “capable of defamatory meaning.” Dr. Edward Chin, director of Smiley Kids Dental at 4233 Hastings St.,

September 9, 2022 News DentistryNews

As Part of Ottawa’s New Affordability Package, the Interim Dental Care Plan Pays Up to $650 Per Child

by Canada Today

Families with young children are entitled to checks worth up to $650 per child under an interim version of the Liberal government’s new dental care plan, which it agreed to implement under a parliamentary agreement with the NDP. Two sources

September 8, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Innovations in Aiding Caries Detection: How iTero Near-Infrared Imaging Technology Can Impact Your Practice

by Dr. Steven Glassman

Caries detection can often vary dependent on the tooth surface in question. For occlusal pit and fissure lesions, visual and tactile detection can normally suffice. Bitewing radiographs have long been the most practiced method for detection of interproximal lesions, yet

September 5, 2022 News BlogsPractice management

Can You STILL Be Happy in Private Practice?

by Shawn Peers, Dental Peers

It is always interesting to observe how perspectives change from one generation to the next.  While consulting with a dentist in Ottawa approximately 10 years ago, a 4th-year dental student dropped by. An ambitious person, she was already exploring the

September 2, 2022 News DentistryNews

Québec Solidaire Promises Universal Dental Insurance

by La Presse Canadienne

Québec solidaire on Thursday reiterated its promise to offer universal public dental insurance. The plan would cover 100 percent of dental care costs for people under 18, social assistance recipients and seniors receiving the federal Guaranteed Income Supplement. Other Quebecers could be

September 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Cloud Security Tips for Your Dental Practice

by Xero

  Have you ever heard about ‘the cloud’ and wondered what it was? It’s simply a way of describing data and applications stored online. There’s so many benefits to using the cloud at your practice. You can work more efficiently,

September 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid The Business of Dentistry is Changing. Are you Ready?

by TMFD Financial

It seems that every industry eventually goes through a period of very rapid change, and this is especially true for dentistry in the last couple of years. Dental practitioners have had to face the challenges of a global pandemic and

September 1, 2022 News Oral Health

Paid Benefit Relief for Canadians in Need

by First Canadian Benefits

The FCB Health Network has launched its COVID-19 Health and Dental Relief Plan to all Canadians nationwide. This social contract will provide economic relief to all recovering from the pandemic by offering an affordable non-insured health and dental benefits plan

August 31, 2022 News AnaesthesiaNews

Successful Pilot Trial of Needle-free Dental Anaesthesia

by University of Otago

Researchers are literally taking the pain out of visits to the dentist after the successful creation and pilot trial of a needle-free device for dental anaesthesia for teeth extractions. A collaboration between the University of Otago, University of Auckland, and

August 31, 2022 News News

Ecologists Use the Latest Dental Scanning Technology to Study Young Coral

by British Ecological Society

Inspired by a trip to the dentist, Dr. Kate Quigley presents a new method for monitoring coral size and growth that reduces surveying time by 99%. The methodology and findings are published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution. Dr. Kate Quigley,

August 27, 2022 News

Practice Valuations – The Sum Of Your Life’s Work

by Karen


August 25, 2022 News NewsOral Health

Tooth Fairy Tradition Remains Strong Across the United States Finds the 2022 Original Tooth Fairy Poll® Released by Delta Dental

by Delta Dental Plans Association

According to findings of the 2022 Original Tooth Fairy Poll® released by Delta Dental, the Tooth Fairy visited 79% of homes across the country with children ages 6-12 who have lost teeth. Most kids are demonstrating patience for the Tooth

August 25, 2022 News DentistryNews

A Promised National Dental Plan Could Help Two-thirds of New Brunswick Families

by CBC

Baby teeth damaged by decay, infections in young gums, and children crying in pain from an untreated abscess are all challenges that Dr. Bella Panjwani faces almost every working day at her Saint John dental clinic. In a photo of

Students in the joint Destination Dental School and Native American Pre-Dental Student Gateway Program make molds of their teeth as part of a hands-on activity in the pre-clinical simulation lab at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki
August 24, 2022 News DentistryNews

UB’s Destination Dental School Receives Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine

by The University at Buffalo

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine’s Destination Dental School – a program that aims to remove barriers to careers in dentistry for underrepresented students – has been named a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.

August 22, 2022 News News

West Kelowna Man Injures Teeth on Object Found in Tim Hortons Drink, Faces Thousands in Dental Bills

by Global News

A West Kelowna, B.C., man is looking at thousands of dollars in dental bills after injuring his tooth on an object he found in his Tim Hortons drink. Jeff McArthur went through the Tim Hortons drive Through in West Kelowna with a

August 22, 2022 News DentistryNews

Dental Biorhythm is Associated with Adolescent Weight Gain


Research led by the University of Kent has discovered evidence of a biorhythm in human primary teeth that is associated with weight gain during adolescence. An international research team led by Dr Patrick Mahoney at Kent’s School of Anthropology and

August 22, 2022 News BlogsMarketing strategiesPractice managementWebsites

How To Write A Dental Blog and Make It Rank On Google

by James Baxter

Having an online presence boosts popularity and helps build the face of a business. To keep up with the competitors and promote your services in the market, it is pivotal to promote your business to a broad audience with online

August 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

Pre-dental Pathway Programs Partner to Improve Diversity in Dentistry

by University at Buffalo

Thirty students from around the United States traveled to the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine to take part in the university’s Destination Dental School and Native American Pre-Dental Student Gateway Program, initiatives that aim to remove barriers to

August 19, 2022 News DentistryNews

Canada’s Dental Care Plan: Experts Urge Feds to Provide Timeline, More Details

by Global News

Earlier this year when the federal government announced plans to create a national dental care program, Dr. Lisa Bentley, dentist of over three decades and president of the Ontario Dental Association (ODA), was excited for the gap in access to care to