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The Art of Communication: Improving the Quality of Informed Consent Discussions in Dentistry

Posted Jul 6th, 2022 in 2022, the wire, thought leadership

Prior to receiving dental care, patients in Canada have the right to be fully informed. This means that oral healthcare clinicians must advise their patients of all reasonable treatment options, the associated risks and benefits, and the rate of success or failure of each procedure (or test) that is recommended. Informed consent is a legal and ethical duty for dentists and dental hygienists. More importantly, it is an integral part of building trust within the patient-provider relationship a...

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Support Centre Team Member Spotlight: Sarah Oddson

Support Centre Team Member Spotlight: Sarah Oddson

Posted Jun 24th, 2022 in 2022, spotlights, the wire

This month, we shine the spotlight on Sarah Oddson, Senior Manager, Corporate Brand and Communications at dentalcorp's Support Centre. Sarah tells us about her commitment to learning, welcoming new opportunities for growth, and the importance of embracing individuality in the workplace.

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Practice Manager Spotlight: Sarah Weinstein

Practice Manager Spotlight: Sarah Weinstein

Posted Jun 20th, 2022 in 2022, spotlights, the wire

This month, we're shining the spotlight on Sarah Weinstein, Practice Manager at Tweed Dental Care in Tweed, Ontario. Sarah tells us how she navigated the pandemic, her passion for honest and ethical dentistry, and the importance of excellent record keeping.

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The Safety Dance: Going from Near Misses to Good Catches

Posted Jun 10th, 2022 in 2022, the wire, thought leadership

Imagine the following scenario: A temporary dental assistant loads a sterilizer before lunch, and despite pressing the start button, the sterilizer fails to begin the reprocessing cycle. Another assistant returns later to unload the pouches. In a rush because one of their appointments ran long, they fail to confirm the status of the indicators, incorrectly marking the instruments as passed (i.e. sterilized), and subsequently store and distribute the instruments.

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Partner Spotlight: Dr. Ken Phillips

Partner Spotlight: Dr. Ken Phillips

Posted Jun 6th, 2022 in 2022, spotlights, the wire

This month, we shine the spotlight on Dr. Ken Phillips, owner and Principal Dentist at Royal Centre Dental Group in Vancouver, BC, and dentalcorp’s Partner since 2018. We discuss how partnership with dentalcorp has allowed him to provide consistent patient-focused care, his philosophy of building trust with patients, and the importance of mentorship for emerging dentists.

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dentalcorp Announces the Appointment of Julian Perez to Chief Legal Officer

Posted May 31st, 2022 in 2022, in the news, the wire

dentalcorp Holdings Ltd. ("dentalcorp" or the "Company"), (TSX: DNTL), Canada's largest and one of North America’s fastest growing networks of dental practices, announced today the promotion of Julian Perez to Chief Legal Officer (CLO), commencing immediately.

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Associate Spotlight: Dr. Alycia Klymkiw

Associate Spotlight: Dr. Alycia Klymkiw

Posted May 30th, 2022 in 2022, spotlights, the wire

This month, we shine the spotlight on Dr. Alycia Klymkiw, General Dentist at Fort Richmond Dental Centre in Winnipeg, MB. We discuss how she has evolved as a clinician, the importance of forming relationships with patients, and what she finds most rewarding about practicing dentistry.

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Support Centre Team Member Spotlight: Carla Ofstie

Support Centre Team Member Spotlight: Carla Ofstie

Posted May 24th, 2022 in 2022, spotlights, the wire

Today we shine the spotlight on Carla Ofstie, Clinical Development Manager at dentalcorp’s Support Centre. Carla tells us about her journey in the dental industry, her entrepreneurial mindset, and the importance of collaboration with other dental professionals. 

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dentalcorp Academic Excellence Award 2022 recipients announced

Posted May 20th, 2022 in 2022, in the news, the wire

dentalcorp, Canada's largest and one of North America's fastest growing networks of dental practices, has announced the 2022 winners of its national scholarship program that supports the next generation of oral healthcare professionals.  

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Partner Spotlight: Dr. Michel Comeau

Partner Spotlight: Dr. Michel Comeau

Posted May 12th, 2022 in 2022, spotlights, the wire

Today we shine the spotlight on Dr. Michel Comeau, Principal Dentist at SouthWest Dental in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. We discuss his journey into dentistry, the importance of lifelong learning, and his appreciation for his team, who go the extra mile. 

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