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Dentistry in the DNA: A Father-Son Success Story

Posted Jun 30th, 2020 in the wire, spotlights, 2020

In June, we proudly welcomed Dr. Robert Toews—founder of Life Dental clinics and son of dentalcorp Partner Dr. Bill Toews—to our network. We sat down with the father-son duo to discuss how their family’s passion for dentistry and patient-centered care came full circle through partnership.

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dentalcorp appoints Dr. Bruce Freeman to spearhead its new Patient Experience program

Posted Jun 30th, 2020 in the wire, press releases, 2020

dentalcorp, Canada’s largest and leading network of dental practices, ]announced today the appointment of Dr. Bruce Freeman as Director of Patient Experience in a newly created role to further the organization’s commitment to optimal patient care and service excellence.

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Webinar: Team Integration for Dental Sleep Apnea

Posted Jun 29th, 2020 in the wire, 2020, webinars

Webinar: Team Integration for Dental Sleep Apnea

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Support Centre Team Member Spotlight: Michelle Pinto

Support Centre Team Member Spotlight: Michelle Pinto

Posted Jun 26th, 2020 in the wire, spotlights, 2020

Today we shine the Support Centre Spotlight on Michelle Pinto, Director, Payroll, who tells us about her pastry chef alter ego and the happy accident that landed her on the path to the fulfilling career she has today.

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Leading Through a Pandemic: Strengthening Your Relationships with Patients and Team Members

Posted Jun 25th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

The COVID-19 global crisis has forced everyone to think differently. Have you thought about how your leadership will be remembered during this pandemic?

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How to Prepare for Physical Distancing in Your Practice

Posted Jun 18th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

In an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 and help keep communities safe, public health authorities have emphasized the need for physical distancing among community members. According to Health Canada, physical distancing refers to keeping space between yourself and other people outside of your home. We’re currently required to keep at least six feet apart from other people, to stay out of crowded places, and to avoid mass gatherings.

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Gulp! Preventing and Managing Accidental Ingestion and Aspiration in Dentistry

Posted Jun 15th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

In oral healthcare, ingestion or aspiration of foreign objects are significant iatrogenic events. These mishaps are by their very nature unexpected, and successful prevention and management are key to minimizing potential adverse consequences. While relatively rare, dental literature is filled with reports of ingested or aspirated dental burs, implant components, endodontic files, amalgam fragments, crowns, extracted teeth, pins, posts, rubber dam clamps, impression materials, and many mor...

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Partner Spotlight: Ariel Cohen

Posted Jun 12th, 2020 in the wire, spotlights, 2020

In this month’s Partner Spotlight, we sat down with Dr. Ariel Cohen to discuss how his practice was able to successfully adapt and remain open throughout this pandemic, his experience volunteering with virtual dental care, and the key lessons he has learned from this crisis.

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Dentistry in the Era of Covid-19: Adhering to the New Normal

Posted Jun 8th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

Routine and elective dentistry came to a screeching halt in March. Across the country, we sheltered in place, waiting for the storm to pass. Fortunately, Phase 1 of the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us. Now, it is time to get back to work, but dentistry has changed. Although this crisis began abruptly, public health experts are warning that it will be a long time before we get back to our old ways.  As members of the dental profession, we must adhere to the new normal.

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Academic Excellence Award Recipient: Bianka Bernath

Posted Jun 4th, 2020 in the wire, press releases, 2020

Bianka Bernath has been selected as one of three students in  Canada to receive dentalcorp’s Academic Excellence Award. In its inaugural year, the program reimburses one graduating student from each of dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting programs from accredited institutions with full program tuition reimbursement and a position in a dentalcorp practice.

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