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Three Steps to Improved Financial Health

Today’s unpredictable, uncertain and rapidly changing world demands that more attention than ever be paid to you mental health, physical health and ”fiscal” health. Here are three steps you can follow to improve…

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If they can introduce value-based cancer care, is value-based dental care far behind?

A recent article in the New England Journal of Medicine summarized various initiatives in the US to improve the delivery of cancer care by examining all procedures (including drugs) for: safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness,…

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Boomer debt and visits to the dentist

Each day in North America, about 11,000 Baby Boomers retire. Most have no dental plan, most are taking more than 3 medications daily for chronic diseases and thereby are experiencing dry mouth, and…

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Identifying high risk adults for more preventive care

A new review of dental studies found that traditional risk factors for caries in adults are wanting in terms of accuracy. The best conventional predictors are recent experience with this disease and salivary…

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The persistence of high dental spending

More studies are showing that a small segment of the community needs medical care on an ongoing basis.  This pattern is called persistent care and it seems to be associated to those with more…

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Affordability and dental incomes

A recent article in the New York Times resurrected an old chestnut: the affordability of dental care in an aging population. Have a look below at how the NY Times’ cartoonist sees this…

NEA's Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Hits the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing. (PRNewsFoto/National Education Association)

Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Hits the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing

NEA, Renaissance Dental celebrate Read Across America by asking students to grab their hats and read with the Cat WASHINGTON, Feb. 2014 – The Cat in the Hat is back, and he’s revving up…

Earnest C. Manning Innovation Awards


BRITISH COLUMBIA, ONTARIO, NOVA SCOTIA. YOUNG CANADIAN AWARD WINNERS FROM ONTARIO AND QUEBEC. Winners of 2013 Ernest C. Manning Innovation Awards were announced today by Ernest C. Manning Awards Foundation President Jennifer Diakiw….

David Harris

Dental Embezzlement

 How is embezzlement normally uncovered? The answer to this question might surprise you.  The American Dental Association recently published the results of an extensive study on embezzlement. Among other things, the study considered how…

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