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Understanding Procedure Codes: A Practical Look at Risks and Ethics

Posted Dec 14th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

Proper procedure coding within your practice is important on many levels, from ensuring accurate payment for dentists to creating a valid record of patient care. Failing to use appropriate procedure codes can lead to all kinds of mischief for dentists as well as poor outcomes for patients. Indeed, accurate procedure coding is a legal requirement with serious consequences for those who fail to abide by the regulations. The following are examples of misconduct that can result from the intentio...

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The Future of Dental Deals: valuations, lending conditions and more

The Future of Dental Deals: valuations, lending conditions and more

Posted Dec 14th, 2020 in the wire, 2020, webinars

The Future of Dental Deals: valuations, lending conditions and more

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New Year, New You: Filling Your Resilience Toolbox for a Stronger Self

Posted Dec 7th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

2020 brought tremendous change, hardship, and loss for a great many of us. We were catapulted out of our comfort zones as we had to adjust to the new normal. With a new year around the corner, we have a unique opportunity to recognize how unprepared we may have been to handle an abrupt change to our daily routines, not to mention a bubbling level of sustained anxiety. Let’s discuss how we can learn from our current situation and fill our toolboxes with instruments of resilience that can guid...

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Implementing the 2018 Classification of Periodontal and Peri-implant Diseases into Your Practice

Posted Dec 4th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

By now you would have seen or heard of the new classification of periodontal and peri-implant diseases, which replaced the previous (1999) classification system and addressed most of its limitations. Research indicates that 80% of North American adults have some form of periodontal disease, while evidence also indicates that there is a link between oral and systemic health.

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Move, Breathe and Meditate with Dr. Bruce Freeman

Posted Dec 4th, 2020 in 2020, webinars

This session is a return to the true roots of yoga and concentrates on the postures of Hatha Yoga, including teachings in pranayama (breathing) and meditation to improve both your physical and mental well-being and provide tools to handle the stresses of your busy life.

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Practice Spotlight: Grasslands Dental Care

Practice Spotlight: Grasslands Dental Care

Posted Dec 3rd, 2020 in the wire, spotlights, 2020

We caught up with the team at Grasslands Dental Care, to discuss their close-knit culture, what makes their practice so successful, and their commitment to exceptional patient care. Grasslands Dental Care has proudly served families in the Kamloops community for over 24 years.

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dentalcorp leads the industry in care by putting Canadian COVID concerns at ease

Posted Nov 30th, 2020 in the wire, in the news, 2020

TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the vast majority of dental practices in Canada were ordered to close. Despite being widely declared as safe for several months now, many are still reluctant to visit the dentist. In fact, only 36 per cent of Canadians have been to the dentist since restrictions have lifted. The pandemic has necessitated significant implementation of safety protocols in the dental industry. Leading the way is dentalcorp, Can...

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Support Centre Team Member Spotlight: Meerah Jayakumar

Support Centre Team Member Spotlight: Meerah Jayakumar

Posted Nov 27th, 2020 in the wire, spotlights, 2020

Today we shine the Support Centre Spotlight on Meerah Jayakumar, Manager, Corporate Communications & Events, who talks with us about how pivoting successfully is not just a survival skill for 2020 – it’s key to developing a role for yourself that reflects all your interests and abilities.

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In the Spotlight: Regional Manager Carey Thurlow

In the Spotlight: Regional Manager Carey Thurlow

Posted Nov 20th, 2020 in the wire, spotlights, 2020

Today we shine the spotlight on someone whose energy and accomplishments give new meaning to the terms ‘ambitious’ and ‘hard-working’. Her passion for the patient experience is equally matched by her commitment to offering innovative education options for dental assisting students. Introducing Carey Thurlow – Regional Manager at Orthostyle.

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The Importance of Practicing Self-Care During Uncertain Times

The Importance of Practicing Self-Care During Uncertain Times

Posted Nov 16th, 2020 in the wire, thought leadership, 2020

2020 has been a year of tremendous social and economic hardship across the world. Living amidst a global pandemic has forced us to rethink many aspects of our lives. This time of uncertainty has undoubtedly tested our emotional strength and well-being. That said, it has also presented a unique opportunity for us all to realign, refocus, and reevaluate what it is that we really want and need when it comes to self-care.

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