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The Shared Responsibility of Infection Prevention and Control

Posted Oct 24th, 2019 in the wire, thought leadership

In July 2017, Public Health Ontario closed the first dental practice in Ontario due to an Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) lapse. Dental offices had not yet faced this kind of IPAC audit, and the regulatory bodies were caught off guard as well. The Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (RCDSO) and the College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO) were alerted to the fact that regulated health professionals had been involved in the delivery of instruments that may not have been ...

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Navigating Career Options in the Complex World of Dentistry

Posted Oct 22nd, 2019 in the wire, thought leadership

Now more than ever, dentists, like all new professionals, are prioritizing work-life balance and overall well-being. This is having a profound impact on their ambitions and career choices. Unfortunately, with unprecedented debt loads burdening most dental grads, there is overwhelming pressure to start working (and earning income) as soon as they become licensed. The desire for balance and the pressure to work makes choosing the right career path all the more important. Navigating that choice...

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Mentoring in Dentistry: Promoting Growth and Development

Posted Sep 4th, 2019 in the wire, thought leadership

With September and the launch of a new school year, we inevitably begin to think about learning and education. When it comes to facilitating the learning and development of new healthcare professionals, mentoring is noted as being a key mechanism to accomplish this goal. While mentoring may not be as prevalent in dentistry as it is in other health professions, the principles and expected benefits are equally applicable and relevant. 

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Harnessing the Power of a Website for Your Practice

Posted Aug 6th, 2019 in the wire, 2019, thought leadership

In today’s digital world, your website is your primary marketing tool – whether you like it or not. A recent study showed over 80% of Canadian consumers use a digital device to locate and/or validate a business online before making contact. That percentage skews much higher in younger audiences and it’s growing every year.

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