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We have joined Active Chiropractic Family Health Centre

Patients can now receive their dental hygiene care at Active Chiropractic Family Health Centre located in the east end of Pembroke. Call 613-281-0848 to schedule your appointment. We are so excited to have joined a wonderful team of health care professionals.

Gift From the Heart

On Saturday February 08, 2014, Self-initiated Registered Dental Hygienists across Ontario will open their hearts and clinics to provide oral health care to the public who may be financially unable to receive dental hygiene care or whom have difficulty accessing dental hygiene treatment. In 2009, Bev woods founded the “Gift from the Heart“; a one …

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Viva Vitality: Tooth myths | Medicine Hat News

By Medicine Hat News on November 1, 2013. Dentistry and oral health today is based on scientific facts. Research in oral health has led to a better understanding of oral disease and treatment. Along the way, “tooth myths” have developed based on assumptions, and it’s time to put these misconceptions to rest! MYTH – I …

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Meet the Tooth Fairys Sister: The Switch Witch!

Meet the Tooth Fairys Sister: The Switch Witch!By Sarah Dyer on October 18, 2013 The Switch Witch was introduced to me a few years ago by a mom-friend of mine.I laughed when she said it because I thought there is NO WAY my kids would go for it, but lo and behold, they think it …

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Protect Your Little Athlete With a Custom Fit Mouth Guard!

happy little boy showing off his new mouth guard for hockey

Another satisfied client. This is why I love my job! Thanks again Leilani. You have a very satisfied 6 year old client who just loves his new “rabbit teeth” mouth guard. It fits perfectly – no more fighting to wear it !

Fall Showcase Petawawa 2013 a Success!

My #1 patient at the Fall Showcase in Petawawa this past weekend! This is Toby from the Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre enjoying his prophy. Thank you to everyone who had come to visit our booth. I hope that everyone walked away a little more informed and educated about Independent Dental Hygienists. I am excited …

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Hygienetown – Oral Infections causing more hospitalizations.

Oral Infections Causing More Hospitalizations By CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS Left untreated, a serious tooth abscess can eventually kill. In 2007, Deamonte Driver, a 12-year-old boy in Maryland, died after bacteria from an abscessed tooth spread to his brain. The case drew widespread media attention, and his is the cautionary tale cited whenever politicians and advocates discuss access to …

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Nursing homes neglect teeth | Star Tribune

Nursing homes neglect teeth Article by: CATHERINE SAINT LOUIS NEW YORK TIMES Updated: August 10, 2013 – 5:46 PM A widespread disregard of dental hygiene in assisted-living facilities is leading to pnemonia, studies suggest. Katherine Ford visited her father, Dean Piercy, a World War II veteran with dementia, at a nursing home in Roanoke, Va., …

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Gum Disease and Overall Health | odha

Gum Disease and Overall Health What You Can Do About Gum Disease FACT: Statistics show that as many as 75 percent of adults over the age of 30 may suffer from some degree of gum disease. It’s the most common disease of humans. Gum disease may be a risk factor for a number of serious …

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Importance of Oral Health | odha

Importance of Oral Health IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT GOOD ORAL HEALTH Dental hygienists help you prevent gum disease and tooth decay. They work with you to help keep your mouth healthy Dental hygienists help you attain and maintain oral health, making an important contribution to your overall health. Periodontal (gum) disease …

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