Good Dental Hygiene and Nutritious Diet are Directly Linked

During National Nutrition Month this March, dental hygienists—your partners in prevention—remind everyone of the important link between proper nutrition and oral health. Dental hygienists see … more

Care Homes Should Prioritize Oral Health for Patients

Care homes should assess, record and help residents maintain their oral health. A new draft quality standard out for consultation advises care home staff to … more

New Tax on Health and Dental Plans Have Major Pros and Cons

Reports that the upcoming federal budget will announce the government’s plan to tax employer-provided health and dental insurance have generated considerable buzz in Ottawa. It … more

Marijuana Use Linked to Increased Gum Disease Risk

Researchers have found that frequent recreational cannabis use—including marijuana, hashish, and hash oil—may be associated with elevated risk of periodontal disease (also known as gum … more