Oral Health and Dental Caries Prevention In School Children
According to the Canadian Health Measures Survey conducted from 2007-2009, over half of Canadian children and adolescents aged 6 to 19 years old are affected by dental caries. Dental caries are preventable and can theoretically be controlled by...
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Healthy Smiles Ontario is a program for children 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage
Good oral health is important to childrensļ¶„rall health. Yet, for some, regular dental care may not be affordable. Healthy Smiles Ontario is a program for children 17 and under who do not have access to any form of dental coverage. If eligible, your children will get regular dental services at no cost to you...
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Early Childhood Tooth Decay
can destroy the teeth of an infant or young child. It is important to begin caring for teeth as soon as they appear... [ more ]

What's the mouth got to do with it? The reporter from the local newspaper was interviewing me... [ more ]

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Digestion starts in the mouth. Research indicates that a clean mouth prevents aspiration pneumonia, gum disease, and helps prevent heart disease. Salivary flow is reduced by some medications and medical treatments. Reduced saliva flow results in less natural washing away of oral bacteria.


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BAD BREATH AND SOCIAL ISSUES - Smell and odours play a vital role in social interaction...[ more]

Oral Health Matters - a guide to preventing and treating gum disease...
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How can you achieve Fresh Breath?
One in four Canadians has a reoccurring breath problem... [ more ]

Social Relations and Breath Odour

In this retrospective qualitative study, the researcher reviewed 55 client records of the Breath Odour Clinic. The purpose was to determine if individuals attended a clinic specialized in treating oral malodour for medical or social reasons... [ more ]

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Poster presentation at St Joseph's Care Group Showcase on Health Research March 2 2018

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Lynda at the CDHA 2013 Natural Conference

Lynda poster presentation at the Canadian Dental Hygienists Association conference

Sinha, SK, Living Longer, Living Well Senior Strategy; Dec 2012 Report to MHLTC Seniors Strategy Report - See Chpt 7 Specialties p159-63

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Healthy Gums Prevent Infection
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