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The Value of the Services Provided by a Registered Dental Hygienist

Dan the Audio/Visual man hadn’t received a dental check-up for 15 years until he was hired to provide AV services at the Ottawa Dental Hygienists Society annual conference. Eight years later, as he continues to provide AV services for the conference, Dan take his oral health seriously. “Now, I know how important my oral health is. It is the window …

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Who Is The Bravest Of Them All?

“That’s Eva Grayzel!” Rachel declared to her husband Tim. She gave me a big hug and told me I was her hero since she was a survivor of mouth cancer. I had no idea she followed all my posts online. Meeting Rachel and Tim has likewise changed my life. We were both speakers at the Gloucestershire Independent Dentist Conference and …

Talk 4 Hope: Cancer Survivorship Stats

How many cancer survivors are there in the US? The American Cancer Society summarized the data: 14.5 million cancer survivors are alive in the Unites States 64% were diagnosed 5 or more years ago 15% were diagnosed 20 or more years ago 5% are younger than 40 and 46% are 70 or over In 10 years, it’s estimated that the …

Apologies In Healthcare

If my oral surgeon apologized to me, I would have never pursued a lawsuit. However, after my  husband called his office with the news that I was diagnosed at Stage IV, I never heard from him or his office again. No card, no flowers, no fruit basket, no words. I’m guessing he called his lawyer who said to him, ‘Don’t …

The New Nicotine in Thousands of Flavors

Across the industry, there is an estimated 7,000 vapor flavors for e-cigarettes, with an estimated 250 flavors introduced each month!  Twista Lime, Kauai Kolada, Caribbean Chill are a few flavors that lure new customers to this nicotine product.  However, these flavors will undoubtedly lure children: Graham Banana, Cherry Cheesecake, Banana Split. While the Food and Drug Administration has proposed regulations for e-cigarettes, …