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Monica Barudin
Oral Cancer Foundation Locks in Douglas for PSA
Date: 05/15/2012 03:18pm

It seems like more and more celebrities are in the spotlight for the wrong reasons: drug abuse, DUIs, fighting the paparazzi. You name it, they're getting arrested for it. It's really refreshing to finally see a celebrity doing something good for the public by turning a bad situation into an educational one.

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Bob Alaburda
Sports and Energy Drinks are Rotting Your Teeth
Author: Bob Alaburda
Date: 05/15/2012 09:20am

The runaway popularity of sports and energy drinks, especially among teens, is cause for concern at the dental office.

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Anastasia Turchetta
Women's Health Week Promotes Preventative Screenings

This year's theme for Women's Health week is "It's Your Time." What a brilliant message to send across the country to all women over the age of 18! This theme encourages women to take ownership of their health via routine checkups, preventative screenings, healthy diets, active lifestyles, and paying attention to mental health, such as managing stress and getting enough sleep.

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Lynn Southerland
Q&A: Smoking Cessation Tips from a Dental Hygienist
Date: 05/08/2012 04:10pm

Q: What advice do you give patients who are smokers, in regards to their oral health?

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Fred Joyal
Create a Positive Dental Experience for Your Patients
Author: Fred Joyal
Date: 05/02/2012 11:38am

Many times in life, great experiences are completely erased by what occurs in the last few moments.

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Fred Joyal
SEO, Google, and Dentistry: The Smartphone Revolution is Here!
Author: Fred Joyal
Date: 05/01/2012 12:10pm

I recently read a prediction that by 2015, more Internet searches will be done on smartphones than on computers. This means people will actually use their cell phones to access the web more than they will on their computers.

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Fred Joyal
Financing and Accounts Receivable in the Dental Practice
Author: Fred Joyal
Date: 04/19/2012 02:29pm

When the economy shifted a few years ago, many dentists I know starting giving their patients a break by accepting terms and financing treatments themselves on patients who had lost their jobs, their homes, or who were just tight on money.

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Julie Cullen
Periodontal Disease and Heart Disease: Is There a Link?
Author: Julie Cullen
Date: 04/18/2012 03:34pm

I'm sitting here at my desk, trying to wrap up my day, when three press releases came into my email inbox in quick succession. Two are from the American Heart Association (view them here and here) and one is from the American Academy of Periodontology (view it here). All are talking about whether there is a connection between periodontal disease and heart disease.

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Anastasia Turchetta
Using Technology for Early Oral Cancer Detection

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. With all the screenings we provide in dentistry and the communication we have with our patients, why does oral cancer remain somewhat elusive?

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Charlotte Stirk
Q&A: Educating Patients and Oral Cancer Awareness
Date: 04/16/2012 09:33am

Q: Have you seen an increase in Oral Cancer/HPV patients recently?

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