We sat down with Dr. Jo-Anne Matheson to discuss her unique journey into dentistry, what she finds most rewarding and challenging as a woman in practice, and her advice for new dentists entering the field.
Displaying posts in 2019
Keenan talks to us about how his role satisfies the thrill-seeker in him, even though he became a Marketing Manager instead of a Pilot.
As we continue to grow and thrive as a network, it becomes increasingly important to give back to the communities we serve. We are proud of the many teams across our network who gave generously to the less fortunate throughout the holiday season. Here are some seasonal highlights.
dentalcorp’s Dr. Gary Glassman, Chief Dental Officer, discusses his unique journey to success, the importance of building solid relationships, and how we can all discover our hidden leadership skills on The Dental Clinical Companion podcast.
In the world of dental hygiene, we commonly refer to routine follow up exams with patients as ‘recall’ appointments. More appropriately, these can be considered re-care exams, as our patients aren’t recalled per se, rather compassionately re-cared for through the ongoing monitoring and maintenance of their oral health.
The dental industry in Canada is evolving. With over 24,000 dentists and 14,000 practices across the country, today’s market is highly saturated and fragmented. The fragmentation, along with increased expectations of consumers, has given rise to a new business model: Dental Service Organizations (DSOs). DSOs can be thought of as independent business support centers that contract with dental practices to facilitate further growth and success.
We wrapped up our coast-to-coast Future of Dentistry Panel Series last week with our final event in Kamloops, BC. Throughout the spring and fall, leading, growth-oriented dentists from across the country gathered to discuss the shifting landscape of dentistry and rapid rise of Dental Service Organizations (DSOs).
dentalcorp and DC Institute were pleased to launch an Implant Mini Residency Program in 2019 in collaboration with BioHorizons. This intensive program took doctors through the foundations of surgical and prosthetic implant dentistry over the course of 3 weekend sessions held throughout the year.
It’s been said that there is no health without mental health—the truth of this statement is difficult to refute. Mental illness presents a serious barrier to receiving good health care and dental care is no exception. The enormity of this public health concern becomes clear when you consider that, at any moment in Canada, mental health issues impact 1 in 5 people; that’s 20% of dental professionals and 20% of patients in need of oral health care. Oral health and mental health issues cannot ....
Arbenita shares her story with us, from her becoming a Dental Assistant at the tender age of 17 to her fascinating transition from the Practice Network to our Support Centre.