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... [ more ]
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 childrensﶥrall 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... [ more ]
OF GOOD ORAL CARE:
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
Does it affect your life?
Cause you anxiety?
Impair your social relations?
BAD BREATH AND SOCIAL ISSUES - Smell and odours play a vital role in social interaction...[ more]
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 ]
I am truly honoured and humbled to have been nominated by local peers, supported by ODHA colleagues to receive the Elizabeth Craig Award of Distinction. Presented by President Ontario Dental Hygiene Association, Margaret Detlor at the ODHA Reenergize conference in Hamilton during luncheon Sept 23, 2016. The Award itself is a beautiful design by a Hamilton artist.
Lyndaయster 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
Healthy Gums Prevent Infection
See Oral Care Brochure for at home care.