Never stop learning because the world around us never stops teaching.”
– Dr. Peter Fritz
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Our Upcoming Event
Paint a Paddle for ALS Canada
Live & Silent Auction
Life never runs in a straight line for anyone. Like a river, there are obstacles all of the time that give us no choice but to change direction, to find a different path. In an effort to settle the path for those unknowingly awaiting a turbulent rapid in their journey, we have banded together to launch an initiative with a goal to raise $100,000 for the Niagara chapter of ALS Canada.
ALS Canada assists an estimated 3,000 Canadians and their families currently living with the disease. Each year, approximately 1,000 Canadians lose their battle and die from the complications of ALS and a similar number are newly diagnosed. Eighty percent of those lose their life within 2-5 years of this shocking diagnosis. An unimaginable consequence.
As you are aware, a canoe paddle is a timeless Canadian icon that represents simplicity, utility, and nature. It symbolizes an essential instrument one needs to explore and journey through all stages of life with. It symbolizes change and beauty. And pulling together, we will forge ahead.
The ultimate hope of our ‘Paint a Paddle’ Initiative for ALS Canada, is to be used for artistic expression, to harness creativity and to knit a community together by forging towards a common goal – that is supporting individuals and their family that continue to navigate their journey with ALS.
In Fall 2020, on a date to be determined, we invite the community to participate in the creation of something spectacular! This Live & Silent Auction will be a true reflection of the strength of community.
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Base Camp Lecture Series
This super course explores the most current research and practice-based evidence of periodontal therapy.
Gain an understanding of the link between periodontal disease and other systemic chronic health conditions, the importance of prevention, and the non-surgical and surgical treatment options used for managing periodontal and peri-implant diseases.
Past Lectures in the Base Camp Series
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Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. We have done it! After a long climb that began in January 2019, the peak is within reach. We have made our Final Ascent! Lecture 12 of the 12-part series will review each of the...
Presented by: Dr. Luisa Schuldt, D.D.S., M.Sc., F.R.D.C. (C) Join us for lecture 11 of the 12 part lecture series exploring cutting edge updates in the world of periodontics. In this lecture, we introduce Dr. Luisa Schuldt to the Perio in the Peninsula Study Club....
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. The intra-oral and extra-oral soft tissue examination is an essential part of all dental exams. This examination is performed in a thorough and systematic nature to ensure that no...
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. Implant dentistry has evolved dramatically in the past years. In this lecture, learn of the advancements in implant dentistry from past to present. Discover the role that virtual...
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. Armed with an abundance of knowledge of how to treat and prevent periodontal disease and its progression with non-surgical periodontal therapy, we are ready to unveil the next steps...
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. & Dr. Amanda B. Longo, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. Join us as we continue along the treatment journey of the case studies first introduced in Lecture 2 (diagnosis and treatment planning),...
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. It has been eight years since we published our Supportive Periodontal Implant Maintenance Protocol, which has been shared and implemented in dental practices and hygiene colleges...
Base Camp 5 – Antimicrobials, Nutrition, and Adjunctive Options in the Treatment of Periodontal Disease
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. & Dr. Amanda B. Longo, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D Always pursuing the best strategy, new and adjunctive options in the treatment and prevention of periodontal disease are popping up in...
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A., Dr. Amanda B. Longo, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., Donna Lavoie, RDH, Linda Dakin, RDH & Taylor Sparrow, RDH Together, we will revisit the series of case studies introduced and diagnosed...
Presented by: Dr. Amanda B. Longo, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. The link between periodontal health and overall health has never been closer. The category of periodontitis as a manifestation of systemic diseases accounts for more than one third of the classified cases of...
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. Just as no two patients are alike, neither are two comprehensive periodontal exams. Therefore, a dental health professional must be armed with the knowledge, skill, and expertise to...
Presented by: Dr. Peter C. Fritz, B.Sc., D.D.S., F.R.C.D.(C)., Ph.D. (Perio), M.B.A. A new global classiﬁcation system for periodontal health, diseases and conditions, as well as peri-implant diseases and conditions, was revealed at the EuroPerio9 congress, the...
Perio in the Peninsula, Est. 2005
Established in 2005, Dr. Fritz hosts the Perio in the Peninsula Study Club. This study club has hosted more than 80 events across the Niagara Peninsula and has developed a powerful network of hygienists, dentists, dental assistants, dental administrators, nurses, scientists, academics, physicians, and dental specialists. While no two events have been alike, the program of Perio in the Peninsula study clubs are always designed to promote a collaborative learning experience with a patient-centric focus.
This year, we partnered with our friends at Niagara College, a leader in dental hygiene education in Canada, to include students and health care providers alike with the opportunity to access the most cutting-edge science and clinical frameworks.
Check out some of Perio in the Peninsula’s Past Events
We’ve had plenty!
Presented by: Dr. Uche Odiatu Your gut flora. Your resident microbiome. Your 100 trillion little friends that call YOU home. Microscopic in size, yet powerful enough to impact your overall vitality. A recent hot topic in science and research, the gut microbiome...
Presented by: Sean KashanchiSenior Management Consultant at Gallup, a global analytics company To provide the ultimate patient experience, every moment can and should be orchestrated. From the costumes, the cast, the scripts, and the stage - everything matters. ...
Presented by: Dr. Brian RoyProfessor and Chair of the Department of Kinesiology at Brock University Together, we gained a deeper understanding of the pathophysiology of diabetes mellitus and its effects to oral health. Presented January 2018 as part of the Perio in...
Presented by: Dr. David ClarkBSc., DDS, MSc (Oral Pathology), FAAOP, FRCDC At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:1. Demonstrate how mental health and oral health are closely intertwined and how one can directly impact the other. 2....
Presented by: Dr. Peter NkansahMSc., DDS, Dental Anesthesia Specialist, Assistant Professor at University of Toronto Medical emergencies can occur anywhere and at any time. Fortunately, most medical emergencies in our offices come with some warning. As well, there...
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We have made the decision to postpone the Paint a Paddle for ALS Canada Auction to November 2020 and to bring the Auction VIRTUAL. We feel tremendous support from our community and know that an event held at a date to be determined will be a huge success for ALS...
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