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Ministerial Message – National Dental Hygienists Week – April 6-12, 2014

Ministerial Message – National Dental Hygienists Week – April 6-12, 2014.   April 7, 2014 April is Oral Health Month — an opportunity to remind Canadians about the importance of good oral care and its impact on our overall health. During this month, from April 6 – 12, we also celebrate a group of professionals …

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Crest toothpaste embeds plastic in our gums – DentalBuzz

This is an article from www.dentalbuzz.com This is polyethylene:  Did you know that polyethylene is the most common plastic in the world? It is used primarily for containers and packaging, such as these bottles and plastic grocery bags, and has been a concern for the environment because polyethylene lasts practically forever and isn’t biodegradable. It only …

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A Message from the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association

To the hundreds who volunteered at more than 95 clinics across the country (up from 75 last year) during this year’s Gift From the Heart event on Saturday, February 8, organizer Bev Woods and CDHA extend their heartfelt appreciation for another successful day. Because of your passion to help those in our communities who lack basic oral …

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Gift From The Heart

Pearly Whites Mobile Dental Hygiene Services is excited to be a participant in The Gift From the Heart this Saturday February 8th 2014. We will be treating clients who cannot truly afford dental care from 9am – 3pm, providing them with free dental hygiene services. Unfortunately due to the overwhelming number of inquires our day …

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Come check out our booth at The Bridal Event 2014

The Bridal Event 2014 this Sunday February the 2nd 1:30 pm – 3:30pm at The Germania Hall in Pembroke Stop by our booth and check out our whitening specials for the bride and her bridal party. An easy way to add some sparkle on that special day! The poster below is from last year. Still …

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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! ModernMom.com

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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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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