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Patient-friendly dental apps

June 30, 2015

For those of us who are users of smartphone technology, it is common knowledge that there is an app out there for virtually everything. For those who are not quite so tech savvy, an ‘app’ or ‘mobile app’ is simply a computer program designed and formatted specifically for smartphones and tablet computers. Although they have […]

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Coconut oil a healthy diet addition

Coconut oil is a healthy saturated fat and a great addition to most diets. Over recent years the media have been inundated with positive studies on the many health benefits of this oil, ranging from enhanced athletic performance to assistance with weight loss. And yet for some there are still lingering concerns over the value […]

Prevention the key in dental injuries

With the change in weather comes the beginning of the summer sports season – an appropriate time to think about prevention of dental injuries associated with participation in sports. The statistics on sports-related dental injuries are actually quite alarming, with almost 40 per cent of children in organized sports sustaining dental injuries over the course […]

Action important when pets are poisoned

My clinic, for whatever reason, has had a bit of a rash of cases involving known or suspected exposure to toxins recently, with three serious situations in the past few weeks. I thought it might be a good time to discuss two of the more common threats our pets face from toxins in their immediate […]


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