Summer 2012 Issue

Summer 2012 |

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Tiny’s Tooth – A Tale from a Northern Mining Cam...

Editor’s note: For workers in the northern bush of manitoba in the 1930s, the amenities of life were scarce or absent.  A toothache, for example, was a cause for concern as little care and less cure were available.  Workers were … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Dental

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Thinking Ahead, Looking Back

Being semi-retired has its perks, and the main one, as of late (besides trying out the many flavours of coffee, leisurely walks or of course shopping) has been… reflection.  Looking back on life and career can be an arduous, caffeine-consuming … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Retirement

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I’ll Do It My Way – (If You’re Lucky!)

Historically we know that Canadians have been caring for their elderly for hundreds of years.  Suddenly it seems that long term care has worked its way from obscurity into the national limelight virtually overnight.  Why? 1 in 7 Canadians is … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Dental

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Research Findings for the Wealthy Dentist Investor

Recently wealth management specialists, Greg Taylor and adrian Reynolds conducted extensive research in order to identify the concerns and challenges that dentists and dental specialists face. The goal was to determine if the knowledge gained from the research could be … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Dental

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Dental Hygienist, a Progressive Profession

A recent editorial in the globe and mail cited a US study of the top 200 occupations.  The study looked at more than a dozen factors that were categorized when determining job rank, including environment, income, outlook, physical demands and … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Practice Management

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Living The “Local Lifestyle”

Large animal veterinarians tend to live in the area where their practice is located.  Even though they may be kilometres apart from neighbours, family, friends and colleagues, they are usually an integral part of the community and lifestyle of the … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Real Estate

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The Ontario Dental Association, Annual Spring Meeting and Re...

It was my pleasure again this year to have a booth at the ontario dental association, annual spring meeting. This year’s event was particularly interesting and informative.  Dental professionals from all over Canada attended and were impressed by the number … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Brokering

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Are You Really Needed for a Transition?

I am privileged to enjoy lively debates with most of North America’s top advisors and Brokers of dental practices.  The various experts each have their own unique view of transitions and most of them are now providing modern advice about … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Practice Management

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When Business Doesn’t Work

When my oldest daughter was very young, she was prone to ear infections. I would patiently wait the one to two hours for our GP to prescribe Amoxil , the very same Amoxil I prescribed for my veterinary patients.  After … READ MORE >

Summer 2012 | Dental

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How Do Your Numbers Look So Far?

It’s a number driven world we live in.  How many calories did i consume today?  What was the score of the Blue Jays game last night?  What is his batting average?  What return am I getting with my investments? Your … READ MORE >