Emergency, Insurance, Prevention, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Are You Covered?

This is one of the most common questions that our patients ask us, whether it is in response to a recommended treatment plan or just a general inquiry. It is an important question because it is one of the greatest factors that a patient takes into account when considering dental treatment. And although, treatment may… Continue reading Are You Covered?

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Dental Identity Theft

Have you ever heard of "Patient identity theft?" There have been several stories that have made headlines recently about stolen patient information. Sadly, the most recent story involved hospital staff selling this personal data. So, don't be surprised if the next time you visit your dentist, chiropractor or other health care provider that you are… Continue reading Dental Identity Theft

Insurance, Oral Hygiene, Prevention

Losing your Health Care Benefits

Where did the years go? The first time we saw Maria (not real name) ¬†was 25 years ago, when we first opened our Oshawa practice. She was fortunate enough to have a job that had a great health care insurance program and she made sure that she took advantage of those benefits, faithfully attending to… Continue reading Losing your Health Care Benefits

Insurance, Oral Hygiene, Senior Oral Care, Your Smile Dental Care

Your Smile Before You Retire

Recently, one of our staff member's spouses retired from General Motors. In fact, earlier this year GMC offered¬†retirement incentives to eligible employees at it's Oshawa Plant, so we will see hundreds of General Motor employees retire soon. While financial advisors suggest that we "practice retirement" for at least a year before our actual retirement date,… Continue reading Your Smile Before You Retire

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Use It or Lose It