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Hunt for B.C.'s 'bedroom dentist' expands outside province
CBC News
A B.C. Supreme Court justice is expanding a warrant outside of British Columbia in an effort to find illegal dentist Tung Sheng Wu, the College of Dental Surgeons of B.C. announced recently. The warrant, which was issued earlier but applied only in B.C., is now Canada-wide. A $2,000 reward is also being offered by the college for any information leading to Wu's arrest after he failed to show up for a recent scheduled court appearance.
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Guide to interviewing an associate dentist candidate
Dental Recruiter Blog
Adding an associate can be a daunting process. Here is a quick step-by-step overview including helpful links to more detailed information.
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Research links bacteria in mouth to colorectal cancer
American Dental Association
A gut microbe described in recently published research as "an opportunistic commensal anaerobe in the oral cavity implicated in various forms of periodontal diseases" and prevalent in extraoral infections has been linked in recent studies to colorectal cancer, the second-leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States and second most occurring cancer worldwide. But whether this is an indirect or causal link remains unclear.
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American Medical Association to shut down newsmagazine
Teeth Removal
An article by Chicago Business discusses that the print circulation has been going strong for 55 years and currently has 230,000 copies circulated. However, the article cites declining ad revenue from drug companies, increased competition from other news sources, and a migration of readers to the internet. The publication will be shut down on Sept. 9.
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5 tips for denture wearers to keep their smile healthy
Scarborough Leader
Replace your dentures every 10-15 years. Too many people believe their dentures are good for 20+ years. How far from the truth!! Here are five tips for denture wearers to ensure healthy smiles.
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Understanding online traffic as it relates to your dental website
Dentist Identity
Are you one of those dentists who cannot understand exactly what the hype on dental websites is all about because you've never really hooked a lead with your own dental website? If this is the case, then you might need to understand the concept of a traffic before you go further.
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Living and leading with intention
Modern Practice
When we choose our intentions and are mindful, we achieve clarity of purpose. We are clear on what matters most to us, on what we value. Do you have a written vision statement or intention for: Your practice? Your role in your practice? Your relationship with your staff?
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More Nova Scotia teens covered in NDP's dental coverage promise
CBC News
In the latest round of pre-election spending, the Nova Scotia government is promising to expand basic dental coverage for children up to 17 years old over the next year four years. By 2017, the program will cost $2 million a year in extra billing.

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What would you do with 55 per cent higher case acceptance?
Dr. Bicuspid
Every Halloween, jack-o-lanterns are eye-catching and, to say the least, interesting. These expressive pumpkins bring us all enjoyment

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Endoscopic approach eases blocked salivary duct treatment
Dr. Bicuspid
The current method for treating a blocked salivary duct is far more complicated and dangerous than it should be. Now Cook Medical is working to make the surgical procedure commonly employed to treat it in the U.S. obsolete, replacing it with an endoscopic method.

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Healthcare costs plateaued in 2012 but set to rise
Benefits Canada
The increase in the cost of employer-sponsored health and dental benefits plateaued in 2012, but expenses are expected to swell again due to the prevalence of high-cost specialty drugs and the aging of the population, according to a survey. Drug costs are trending at -0.2 per cent, and the cost of dental care is up by only 1.3 per cent from 2011 to 2012.
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Is your medicine ruining your teeth?
IOL Lifestyle
We all know sweet, sugary food is bad for our teeth. Yet every day millions of us take medicines without realizing they, too, can adversely affect oral health. Here, we identify some of the chief culprits — and how to tackle their effects.
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