As life-long learners, our team puts a bold emphasis on continued education and learning of all sorts.
For this reason, every member of our team always has something on the go! Whether it be teaching, enrolment in a new course, travelling to conferences, conducting research, mentoring, or presenting.
Check out each of our team members profiles for what they are currently working on to expand their knowledge base. You may be surprised to find out it’s not all dentistry-related!
What Have We Been Working On?
Check out our recent publications and research below.
As our first line of treatment, patients to our office with a diagnosis of periodontal disease undergo non-surgical scaling and root planing (SRP) by our team of periodontal hygienists. Following this initial treatment, patients return for their regular and...
Resilience has been defined as the ability of an individual to withstand adversity. A skill necessary in this day and age, as everyone has been affected by the global pandemic in some way. Co-authored by one of the members of our Nursing Team, Meagan Noble, this...
Scientific rationale for the study: Higher fruit and vegetable intake, a source of flavonoids, is associated with improved periodontal healing at 8–12 weeks post‐SRP. Whether this association is sustained at 3–4 years post‐SRP, and if flavonoid intake is also...
Many epidemiological studies have shown positive associations between specific nutrients – including calcium, vitamins C and D, specific fatty acids – and periodontal health. Protein is a much less studied nutrient from this perspective although it serves as a...
Oral health is an integral part of overall health. Poor oral health can lead to an increased risk of chronic diseases including diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, and some types of cancer. The etiology of these diseases could be linked to the individual’s...
The Dental Hygiene Periodontal Residency Program: A Novel Program Developing Future Leaders of Tomorrow
This paper describes one ecosystem that has been created to foster synergy between dentistry, dental hygiene, university research and college training as well as industry partnerships to produce the future dental hygienist leaders of tomorrow. Written by: Peter C....
To determine the relationship between anticipated pain and actual pain experienced following soft tissue grafting or implant surgery; to identify the factors that predict actual pain experienced and the use of pain medication following soft tissue grafting or implant...
Exposure to ionizing radiation and its potential risks are often major concerns of our patients. Ambiguity and confusion exist among the general public, mainly due to the risks discussed in the media and from spurious online information. This leads to confusion, fear,...
A lack of consensus on how to classify post‐operative complications in dentistry limits the ability for comparison of outcomes among treatments and their primary providers. Therefore, the Fonthill Dental Surgery Complication Classification Scale has been proposed as a...
This article is focused on the best evidence to prevent peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis using a systematic approach which is personalized for the patient. This critical update has eliminated several steps from our former algorithm and replaced them with...
In 2017, the world of periodontology was redefined with significant updates to the classification system for periodontal and peri-implant disease. The work of more than 170 leading clinicians, scientists, and educators from around the globe culminated in the...
These are exciting times in the world of periodontology. The 2017 World Workshop, a combined collaboration by the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), has culminated in a new classification system for...
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We are Open! Despite recent lockdown measures put in place across the province of Ontario, our clinic provides an essential service and thus remains open to see and treat patients. We have extensive COVID-19 protocols in place to ensure that we maintain a safe space...
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