The World of Dentistry is in constant evolution hoping to ensure optimal patient care, communication, and efficiency.Details
The start of a new year can be daunting, but it can also help you and your staff take a step back and reflect on the quality of your services and the growth of your practice. Contrary to an ever evolving industry, patients are always looking for the same thing: quality dental care and professional interactions from their health care providers.Details
A Recurring Case for Pediatric Dentists
Unfortunately, not all children brush properly for the recommended two minutes, twice a day, and very few floss every day. Young children drink a lot of fruit juices, which are acidic and high in sugar, easily leading to caries and deteriorating teeth.
Most online services designed for medical professionals, like the eReferral Service, abide by the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). This ensures the proper collection, use and disclosure of personal information in the course of commercial activities 1. The legislation’s intent is to protect the client and their personal information.Details
New Robot Patient Helps Train Dental Students
Scientists at Showa University in Tokyo, Japan, first created Hanako over a decade ago. Today, improvements have been made to the android robot that acts like a dental patient. Showa Hanako 2 possesses more human-like qualities such as a silicone skin and mouth lining, and a motorized movement of its tongue, head and arms.
Both doctors and dentists are notorious for their indecipherable handwriting. Pharmacists, hygienists and even dentists’ patients often have difficulty reading prescriptions and referral documents. This doesn’t mean that every dentist out there has “bad handwriting”.Details
A Persistent Disease
Periodontitis is caused by the simple lack of sufficient oral care and yet it continues to appear in many patients. It is evident that if left untreated, the gum disease can have damaging consequences on one’s gums and teeth, but can also affect other areas of our system.Details