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August 31, 2020 News News

Province Supporting Innovative Made-in-Ontario Technology to Sanitize PPE

by Ontario

 The Ontario government is providing Clean Works Medical and Pure Life Machinery with $2 million from the Ontario Together Fund to help manufacture a one-of-a-kind, sanitizing device called the Clean Flow Healthcare Mini. This Ontario-made device can decontaminate up to

October 13, 2016 News Dental CareDentistryNewsPublic Health

Ontario at Odds Over Fluoridation of Water in Municipalities

by Dalson Chen, Windsor Star

The provincial government may want to prevent municipalities from removing fluoride from their water supplies — but that doesn’t mean much for fluoride-free Windsor. Last week, the Ontario legislature passed a non-binding motion that would “remove the portions of the Ontario Municipal Act

December 20, 2011 News GovernanceGovernment regulations

And a little ferret shall lead them…..REDUX

by ken

Please note – this entry is not being written to be dismissive or derisive. It is simply to demonstrate that the chasm between getting an email from a Provincial Association or a Provincial Licensing Body without some mechanism for interactive

December 7, 2011 News BlogsBurn outDental AssociationsDental ethicsDental industryElectronic Health RecordsEncryption

Encryption – is there a reason why it’s not being explained?

by ken

A individual in attendance at an Ontario Dental Association meeting last evening was told, that unless email messages pertaining to patients are sent “encrypted” between colleagues, they are in essence inappropriate, perhaps illegal and tantamount to violation of the Piracy

November 20, 2011 News BlogsEncryption

Wiki waki woo……..

by ken

I’m in the midst of building a Wiki for the ROOTS forum……it’s become impossible to keep any semblance of order with the explosive number of blogs that are appearing minute by minute in the dental world.  There has to be

November 10, 2011 News Endodontics

Cypher me this Batman

by ken

This will either be a huge harangue at the horror being visited upon Ontario dentists in regards to mandated encryption, or a reference to the algorithm of success that the MB2 canal generates in regard to treatment outcome – see

October 30, 2011 News Dental AssociationsElectronic Health RecordsGovernment regulationsTechnologyTrends in Dentistry

Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war – encryption of collegial communication looms in Ontario

by ken

Dangerous posting on many levels.  First look at the image below and ask yourself the following two questions:  1,,) Does everyone in Ontario receive this, which would imply that email is mandatory for dental offices in Ontario which for all

September 9, 2011 News Fluoride

The case against fluoride – London, Ontario

by ken

There are several YOUTUBE videos.. The first part of the seminar is by Pam Killeen (www.pamkilleen.com). She presents her case against fluoride by explaining the work of Canadian dentist, Dr. Weston A. Price. She emphasizes the point that tooth decay

August 12, 2011 News General News

In Ontario, talk to your patients about these free vaccines

by ken

There is method in the madness of having your patients linked in to you on social media…. http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/public/programs/immunization/default.aspx Related articles Childhood Immunizations and Vaccinations | Special Edition | Education.com (education.com) Measles, mumps going around (healthzone.ca) To Vaccinate or Not to

June 21, 2011 News Community outreach

Keswick Dentist offers tips on dealing with Dental Emergencies

by ken

Picked up by WebWire – June 18th, 2011 Although accidents can come in many forms, common knowledge advises us to remain calm and not to panic. The same is true with dental accidents. With proper care and the right amount

June 21, 2011 News RadiologySocial networking

Is it normal to feel an X-ray? Should you wear an aluminum hat?

by ken

I post this for two reasons….the question is posed by someone from Ontario – did the certification folks at U of T put her up to this? and two, the doctor to whom the question is being posed can be

January 21, 2011 News General News

bioAnalytics launches HeartFriendly™ Dentist Program with the Dental Health Group of Burlington Using Biosign UFIT® Health Monitor

by ken

TORONTO, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ – Biosign Technologies Inc. (TSXV: BIO) and bioAnalytics Inc. announced today that the Dental Health Group in Burlington, Ontario, has deployed the HeartFriendly Dentist™ program, which utilizes the UFIT®TEN-10 Health Monitor. “Our mandate for the HeartFriendly™ Dentist program is to support

January 19, 2011 News Keeping you guessing

Ontario considers easing restrictions on dental CBCT – Huzzah, Huzzah!

by ken

COPYRIGHT DR. BICUSPIDJanuary 18, 2011 — Health officials in Ontario, Canada, are considering revising a moratorium that prohibits any dental practitioner in the province who is not also an oral radiologist to buy or install cone-beam CT (CBCT) equipment. All radiology

November 8, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

The war on small FOV cbCT continues unabated

by ken

Each province in Canada and each State in the U.S. regulates the use of equipment that produces ionizing radiation within their own geographical areas.  Although federal guidelines exist in each country, the provinces and states interpret and regulate based on those guidelines in different ways. The

October 26, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

Do we really need to be certified to use small FOV cbCT?

by ken

Why only in Ontario……………? Simple question, simple answer would be appreciated.Follow the images – NO APPARENT LESION IN 2D………..

October 11, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

Now THAT’S what I’m talking about

by ken

By this point, it should be apparent that the ongoing failure of HARP and it’s co-conspirators to get their act together in regard to ensuring the standard of care in diagnosis is raised by enabling the folks in Ontario to

October 6, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

What it was, what it is, what it shall be……..Part Deux

by ken

cbCT………why are they making us wait in Ontario, where is the JUST SOCIETY – Pierre, where are ya lad when we needs ya eh?  Nine provinces, ubiquitous access, no certification… …..Ontario – foot dragging central, classroom rather than web-based certification………would

August 9, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

Conebeam tomography – we hardly knew yee laddie…

by ken

http://www.conebeam.com/home Shhhh if you’re from Ontario – don’t tell anyone that you’re reading this or more importantly, checking out the blog ….especially the case study section because learning to use cbCT online isn’t how you’re going to be certified in

July 19, 2010 News Implantology

Online Virtual Study Club announced by Nobel Biocare

by ken

Nobel Biocare announces a new Online Virtual Study Club for N. America Nobel Biocare has signed an agreement with My Dental Hub to acquire the exclusive rights to StudyClubConnect.com an online study club for dentists MyDentalHub (MDH) was developed by

July 16, 2010 News Cone beam computed tomography

But not for everyone in Ontario……problematic, pathetic or pity..

by ken

I have no affiliation with any product being shown in this You Tube video.  I find it unconscionable that I cannot purchase and use small FOV cbCT in my Ontario office to facilitate diagnosis at a level consistent with nine