maxill Dental Blog

    Calling All Dental Professionals, Where Are You? Where Did You Go? An Overview of the Labour Shortage in Dentistry.

    by Michelle Aubé (Simmonds), RDH - October 19, 2021

    For years, dentistry has had an oversaturation of dental professionals. There hasn’t been a dental labour shortage before now. Instead, job postings were few and far between and most jobs surfaced through word of mouth and were immediately filled. Currently, Canada is experiencing a significant labour shortage in dentistry. Dental professionals, where are you?

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    Digital Advertising in Dentistry (2021)

    by Levi Rose - August 10, 2021

    Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Google and what’s this TikTok everyone’s talking about? In 2021 there’s no shortage of platforms you can reach new potential clients on, but which ones will be the most valuable to your practice and where are your marketing dollars best spent?

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    3 FREE Digital Marketing Tactics for Your Dental Practice (2021)

    by Levi Rose - August 10, 2021

    Before the pandemic, marketing your dental practice online was critical to its success. Fast forward to today and I don’t know how y

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    Ethanol Alcohol vs Isopropyl Alcohol

    by Levi Rose - August 02, 2021

    Ethanol Alcohol vs Isopropyl Alcohol: Which is better?

    The two most popular alcohols used as disinfectants are ethyl alcohol (or ethanol) and isopropyl

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    What is Isopropyl Alcohol?

    by Levi Rose - August 02, 2021

    Infection control is an indispensable part of hospital environments and medical settings. Regular disinfection ensures that working

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    What is The Best Disposable Glove: Nitrile Verses Neoprene Verses Latex Verses Vinyl

    by Levi Rose - July 28, 2021

    Disposable gloves are beneficial when it comes to ensuring protection against microbes and hazardous substances. Using disposable gloves has become crucial for people who work in industries like dentistry, personal services, healthcare and front-line service workers. With a few options to choose from, the material of the gloves you should use can be unclear. In this blog post we’ll take a closer look at the differences between nitrile, latex and vinyl gloves.

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    COVID-19: Guidance on indoor ventilation during the pandemic

    by www.maxill.com - January 15, 2021

    The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has developed this guide to inform Canadians about how indoor ventilation, in combination with other recommended public health measures, can reduce the spread of COVID-19. This guide also provides practical tips on how to improve indoor air, ventilation and filtration to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

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    7 Habits That Are Drying Out Your Mouth (and Why It Matters)

    by www.maxill.com - December 08, 2020

    Virtually everyone gets dry mouth (technically known as xerostomia) from time to time. Perhaps you’ve felt your mouth go dry in the middle of a scary movie, after a long run on a hot, sunny day, or upon waking up after eating an overly salty meal. It’s not a pleasant feeling — your tongue feels thick and sticky, it’s hard to swallow and talk, and your breath feels, well, not-so-minty-fresh. As the colloquial term cottonmouth suggests, it can feel like your mouth is packed with cotton.

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    Ministry of Labour Pandemic Planning & Compliance Inspections Happening NOW: Is YOUR Office Ready?

    by Michelle Aubé (Simmonds), RDH - November 30, 2020

    Dental offices are no strangers to the potential of having an unannounced IPAC Public Health inspection. Now dental offices can add the possibility of the Ministry of Labour randomly arriving to the dental practice to inspect the offices pandemic plan and compliance. The difference between the two inspections is Public Health is mandated to protect the public and the Ministry of Labour for the employee/worker safety. Every workplace must be free of hazards to the employee, this includes infection control with the SARS-COV-2 being an infectious hazard. The missions of both authorities do overlap in the end with the result being overall human safety.

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    Where does it state that an office needs to have a program or system for their DUWL’s?

    by Michelle Aubé (Simmonds), RDH - November 27, 2020

    The question above in the title can be answered by a question… Who has first stated a DUWL system was needed and since when? The manufacturers of the DUWL’s have been the initiating source since the new design of equipment with a closed water system design. The water system is ‘closed’ to outside contamination as long as distilled water is used and not municipal water (tap water). The ultimate goal is to ensure water coming in and used in client care has an accounted quality assurance system so there is no second-guessing if the water dispensed into the client’s mouth is safe.

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