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Practice Agility Advisor – June 2023 Edition

Practice Agility Advisor - Notable Dental News June 2023


Canada Dental Benefit Transforms Lives: 300,000 Children Enjoy Healthier Teeth | May 31, 2023

In a heartwarming success story, the Canada Dental Benefit program has made a tremendous impact on the oral health of 300,000 children. This transformative initiative, spearheaded by Health Canada, has provided access to essential dental care, resulting in healthier smiles and improved well-being for countless young Canadians. Discover how this program has been instrumental in creating a brighter, healthier future for children across the country, and learn about its ongoing efforts to promote oral health equity for all. Read More


The Power of Fluoride: A Vital Ingredient for Dental Health |  June 1, 2023

In this thought-provoking article, the importance of fluoride in maintaining healthy teeth takes center stage. Delve into the benefits of this powerful mineral and how it plays a crucial role in preventing tooth decay. Explore different perspectives on the topic and gain insights into the ongoing debate surrounding fluoride’s use. Read More


Sensory-Adapted Dental Environments Ease Stress for Children with Autism | June 5, 2023

Children with autism experienced less stress in sensory-adapted dental environments (SADE) compared to regular dental environments (RDE), according to research from JAMA Network Open. Dental offices can be overwhelming for neurodivergent children, but SADE provides a safe and relaxing solution. Read More


Nova Scotia Expands Dental Care Coverage for Children and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities | June 12, 2023

Nova Scotia is making significant strides towards improved dental care accessibility by expanding coverage for children and individuals with intellectual disabilities. In this remarkable development, the province is committed to ensuring that vulnerable populations receive the necessary oral health support they deserve. Read More


Winnipeg’s Cosmetic Dentistry Transforms Lives: A Journey of Transformation | June 13, 2023

Step into the world of cosmetic dentistry in Winnipeg, where remarkable transformations are taking place, leaving lasting impacts on individuals’ lives. This captivating article delves into the profound effects of cosmetic dental procedures, unveiling stories of personal and emotional renewal. Read More


Dentists Explore the Potential of ChatGPT in Dentistry | June 14, 2023

Dentists are delving into the implications of ChatGPT in the field of dentistry. This captivating article unveils how artificial intelligence-powered chatbots are revolutionizing patient interactions and transforming the dental experience. Read More


Decoding the Breakfast Brushing Dilemma: Expert Advice from Dentists | June 18, 2023

Are you uncertain about the ideal time to brush your teeth—before or after breakfast? Put your doubts to rest as dental experts weigh in on this longstanding debate. Gain valuable insights from their professional opinions, exploring the advantages and disadvantages of both approaches. Read More


Study Reveals Dental Challenges Faced by Ontario’s Indigenous Population | June 19, 2023

A recent study, published in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, sheds light on the oral healthcare challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples in Ontario. The study, conducted by Vrati Mehra, a graduate student at York University, highlights that 28% of Indigenous individuals in the province only seek dental care in emergency situations. Drawing upon data from the Canadian Community Health Survey and a 2017 Auditor General of Canada report, the study emphasizes the need for an examination and improvement of dental programming for Indigenous communities.  Read More


Government of Canada Unveils Next Step in Canadian Dental Care Plan | June 21, 2023

The Government of Canada has unveiled exciting details regarding its forward-thinking long-term Canadian Dental Care Plan, bringing affordable and accessible oral health services closer to reality for all Canadians. Read More


Virtual Dental Consultation Service Market Poised for Exponential Growth | June 22, 2023

Dental hygienists in Quebec generously provide free dental care to the community, making a positive impact on oral health. This initiative aims to ensure access to dental services for individuals who may face financial barriers. By offering their expertise and services, these dental hygienists contribute to improving oral hygiene and overall well-being in the community. Read More

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