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HEALTH: Balanced Occlusion – A Key to Good Oral Health

By Dr. Matthew Weekes June 19, 2013 Edition Dental occlusion is defined as the contact be- tween teeth. It is the relationship between upper and lower...

HEALTH: Early treatment is key for deformed jaws and crooked teeth

By Dr. Matthew Weekes September 11th, 2013 Edition Parents get alarmed when they start to notice that their toddlers are developing crowded teeth. The front teeth...

Nutrition and Dental Health

By Dr. Weekes September 24th 2014 Edition It is important to pay attention to good nutrition early in life. This is especially true for women who...

The Effects of Stress on Oral Health

BY DR MATTHEW WEEKES Stress is detrimental to the entire body. It results in physical and mental dysfunction. The ripple effect is felt throughout societies...

HEALTH: Cosmetic Dentistry

By Dr. Matthew Weekes December 4th, 2013 Edition The main focus in the practice of cosmetic dentistry is to create a beautiful, pleasing smile in both...

HEALTH: Early treatment is key for deformed jaws and crooked teeth

By Dr. Matthew Weekes November 20th, 2013 Edition Parents get alarmed when they start to notice that their toddlers are developing crowded teeth. The front teeth...

HEALTH: Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Pain

By Dr. Matthew Weekes July 31st, 2013 Edition The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) functions like a hinge between the upper stationary jaw and the movable lower jaw....

HEALTH: Dental Care for Children

By Dr. Matthew Weekes August 28th, 2013 Edition The human dentition has two sets of teeth. The first set is the primary or baby teeth which...

HEALTH: Root Canal Therapy

By Dr. Matthew Weekes October 9th, 2013 Edition In the past toothaches resulted in the extraction of the offending teeth. For many this was the only...

HEALTH: Dentures

By Dr. Matthew Weekes September 25th, 2013 Edition Implants are the best option for replacing missing teeth, follow by bridges. However lack of ideal conditions and...

Community News

Supporting GTA Seniors A-Supreme Foundation Holds 3rd Annual Grand Charity Gala

BY: JELANI GRANTĀ  Though the Jamaica Diaspora Conference came and went more than two months ago, Jamaicans continue to celebrate 55 years of independence in...

A Brand Of African Inspired Print Skirts For All Women And Girls

BY: KABRENA ROBINSONĀ  In a society where Eurocentric fashion styles and brands have predominated the mainstream, one fashion designer has taken on the task of...

SmartTerm Essay Competition for Caribbean Schools

BY: LEANNE BENN When it comes to the education systems in many Caribbean islands, there is one factor that may be common in most public...

From Toronto to Dominica with Love

BY: LEANNE BENN Alone we can do so little and together we can do so much. Those are the words of the local Kaisoca ladies...

JN Foundation Launches Disaster Relief Fund

With all of the recent devastation that has swept through the Caribbean, businesses are rallying together to aid in relief efforts to the islands....