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    CIBC Run for the Cure

    Posted on March 13, 2017 by in Amie's Blog

    On Sunday, October 2, 2016 “The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure” event was held at Brock University. The event is primarily sponsored by CIBC bank to raise money for research towards breast cancer. Once again our team ” Amie’s Advocates.” braved the rain to complete the 5km run! Thank you to […]

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    Don’t Tax My Health Benefits!

    Posted on January 3, 2017 by in Uncategorized

    The Ontario Dental Association and the College of Dental Hygienists Association have brought to my attention that our Federal Government Department of Finance is considering taxing your extended health and dental benefits. This could cost you and your family an additional few hundred dollars each year when you file your taxes. It also means that […]

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    Amie’s Advocates

    Posted on August 30, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Dear family, friends, clients and colleagues, Join our team “Amie’s Advocates”. On Sunday, October 2, 2016 “The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure” is being held at Brock University in St. Catharines. This is a fundraiser that is dear to my heart because, in 2015, I was diagnosed and successfully treated for […]

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  • How to Clean Your Tongue

    Posted on June 6, 2016 by in Tips

    The top of the tongue continually forms a coating that is made up of dead cells, tiny food particles and thousands of living and dead bacteria. If this coating is not removed, it can become a source of odor and bad taste.Cleaning your tongue every day is as important as brushing your teeth. Using a […]

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  • How do I know I have Oral Cancer?

    Posted on May 2, 2016 by in Uncategorized

    Early detection of oral cancer can save your life. At Heritage Dental Hygiene, your annual visit includes an oral cancer screening. We examine the head and neck for any abnormalities and examine the soft tissues in your mouth. The most common sites to find oral cancer are on the tongue, followed by the lip, floor […]

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    National Dental Hygienists Week

    Posted on April 5, 2016 by in Tips

    Next week is National Dental Hygienists week April 9-15, 2016 (April is also Oral Health Month).  Please visit our appointment page to schedule your next dental hygiene appointment.  If you are an existing client who needs to schedule an appointment select existing client, choose your provider and the time that fits into your schedule.  Once […]

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  • Amie’s Blog Journey – April 5th, 2016

    Posted on April 5, 2016 by in Amie's Blog

    It has been 4 months since my chemotherapy treatment has finished. Just recently I went to the hospital for my 3-month oncology check-up. My blood was taken and reviewed, “it looked good”. I was physically examined and that “looked good”. I feel like one of the lucky ones, I survived! I am thrilled to be […]

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  • Amie’s Blog Journey – November 5th, 2015

    Posted on November 25, 2015 by in Amie's Blog

    Today after 16 weeks of adjuvant chemotherapy, I completed my last infusion “Round 8”. My journey was long and hard, it presented me with many physical and mental tests. This is a journey that you cannot take on your own. I am forever grateful to my two primary General Physicians’. They insisted on comprehensive diagnostic […]

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  • Amie’s Blog Journey – October 22nd, 2015

    Posted on November 24, 2015 by in Amie's Blog

    Last night I did not sleep well. The night before my Paclitaxel chemotherapy infusion I am required to take five Dexamethasone pills. My understanding is Dexamethasone is a steroid that will help prevent an allergic reaction to the highly reactive Pacitaxel. Once I swallow the five tablets I feel my stomach blow up with bloat […]

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  • Amie’s Blog Journey – October 8th, 2015

    Posted on November 24, 2015 by in Amie's Blog

    Today was a nice sunny day to go for Round 6 of chemotherapy. I am mentally prepared to spend about five hours in the chemotherapy chair. With my right arm attached to the IV unit.   I will have my patience tested. At times during the infusion my feet begin to go numb. It is difficult […]

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