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Sonu Sharma, DDS: Doing well by doing good Apr 16, 2014 | News Canada

Sonu Sharma, DDS: Doing well by doing good

Sonu Sharma, DDS, thought so highly of the dental brigade trip he took to Uganda in 2012, he now serves on the sponsoring organization’s board of directors. Sharma, a partner in two dental practices in Leduc, Alberta, went deep into Uganda’s Kabale region, where 2 million people are normally served by just two dentists.

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Miles of aisles: PDC’s exhibit hall offers seemingly limitless selection Mar 21, 2014 | News Canada

Miles of aisles: PDC’s exhibit hall offers seemingly limitless selection

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada: The thousands of feet of aisles in the Pacific Dental Conference Exhibit Hall abounded with “educated-shopper” ...

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William Rodriguez, DDS, and Joyce Rodriguez: Doing well by doing good Mar 4, 2014 | News Canada

William Rodriguez, DDS, and Joyce Rodriguez: Doing well by doing good

MISSISSAUGA, CANADA: It’s not unusual for dentists on service missions to encounter transportation challenges. That’s often the point: Deliver ...

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Ramzi Haddad, DDS: Doing well by doing good Feb 18, 2014 | News Canada

Ramzi Haddad, DDS: Doing well by doing good

Two years ago, a hygienist in one of the two practices that Ramzi Haddad, DDS, owns in Toronto announced she was volunteering for a dental-services mission ...

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JDIQ to include national gathering of prosthodontists Feb 12, 2014 | News Canada

JDIQ to include national gathering of prosthodontists

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada: Following what meeting organizers describe as a highly successful convention this past spring, planning is now in full force for the 44th edition of the Journées dentaires internationales du Québec, which will take place from May 23 to 27 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. At the 2014 meeting, JDIQ will host the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada.

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Pacific Dental Conference schedules two days of live dentistry Jan 10, 2014 | News Canada

Pacific Dental Conference schedules two days of live dentistry

VANCOUVER, British Colombia, Canada: The 2014 Pacific Dental Conference, from March 6 to 8 (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) in Vancouver, British Columbia, features a varied selection of open C.E. sessions, hands-on courses and a live dentistry stage. One registration fee gives access to all 144 open sessions, which means no pre-selection of courses is necessary.

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Bright Dental: Doing well by doing good Dec 19, 2013 | News Canada

Bright Dental: Doing well by doing good

ST. ALBERT, Alberta, Canada: A couple of years ago, a school in St. Albert, Alberta, called Bright Dental with an unusual request: A student desperately needed dental work, but the family couldn’t afford it. The school was trying to find help. Bright Dental owner Frank Neves, DDS, immediately agreed to treat the child. But the impact of that phone call didn’t end there.

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Larry Hoffman, DDS: Doing well by doing good Nov 14, 2013 | News Canada

Larry Hoffman, DDS: Doing well by doing good

CALLANDER, Ontario, Canada: The people at Henry Schein Canada are driven by the philosophy of “doing well by doing good.” And it’s in that spirit that the company recently introduced its Calendar of Caring to spotlight the many charitable programs it supports. The initiative also gives Henry Schein customers the opportunity to contribute a portion of their purchases to help the charitable causes that Henry Schein supports.

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Recent Canadian dental graduates taking longer to set up practices Nov 6, 2013 | News Canada

Recent Canadian dental graduates taking longer to set up practices

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada: The tracking of a long-term trend shows that recent Canadian dental graduates are taking longer to set up practices than those who graduated in earlier decades. The continuing trend is revealed in the Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC) 17th annual “Future of Dentistry” survey.

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76th Annual Winter Clinic packs an entire dental convention into a single-day event Oct 24, 2013 | News Canada

76th Annual Winter Clinic packs an entire dental convention into a single-day event

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada: The Winter Clinic is the largest one-day dental convention in North America, where dental professionals come to learn from world class speakers and explore and save on products and services. The 76th Annual Toronto Academy of Dentistry Winter Clinic is Friday, Nov. 8. The single-day event features 24 separate programs in contemporary dentistry, offering something for the entire dental team.

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IDEM Singapore 2014

IDEM Singapore 2014

This year, more than 500 international exhibitors attended the eighth edition of IDEM Singapore. The trade fair and conference welcomed 7,842 participants ...

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Periodontal disease

Periodontal disease

Periodontal diseases can affect one or more of the periodontal tissues but may also affect the tooth-supporting structures, resulting in bone loss.

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Bisphenol A

The effects of BPA on human health are largely unknown. The FDA has raised concerns about the potential effects of the chemical in the past.

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Leaders in oral health and dental hygiene recognized Sep 17, 2013 | News Canada

Leaders in oral health and dental hygiene recognized

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada: Canadian leaders in oral health will be recognized for their service to the Canadian public and their outstanding contributions ...

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Dental hygienists now self-regulated in Newfoundland and Labrador Sep 10, 2013 | News Canada

Dental hygienists now self-regulated in Newfoundland and Labrador

OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada: Earlier this summer, dental hygienists in Newfoundland and Labrador became self-regulating under the Health Professions Act (2010) ...

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