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January 27, 2017 News NewsOral HealthProsthodontics

National Prosthodontics Awareness Week is in April

by Dr. Rachel Squier, YourNews

Prosthodontics is one of only nine dental specialties recognized by the American Dental Association, yet many people don’t know what a prosthodontist does. The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) is shedding light on these highly skilled dental specialists who help

November 23, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Implant Screws: What Every Dentist Should Know

by Peter McDermott, BA, MA, DDS, MSc. Prosthodontics, FRCD(C)

It is important for the clinician who is restoring an implant, whether it be with a single crown, a fixed or removable prosthesis, to understand the mechanics of a threaded fastener or a screw and why screws may become loose.

November 23, 2016 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgeryProsthodontics

Treatment Planning: The Full Mouth Reconstruction

by Antonio Mancuso, DDS, MAGD

Every patient with extreme tooth wear has unique treatment needs, and all of these needs may not be addressed specifically in this article. The general guidelines for treatment of these patients include the following: 1. A comprehensive examination, including a

November 23, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Predictable Immediate Implant Prosthetics: Part 2

by Natalie Y. Wong

Introduction This article discusses a novel protocol to deliver a full-arch immediate fixed provisional prosthesis, which is clinically accurate and predictable. Detailed steps are outlined and documented that enables conversion of the provisional into a fixed screw-retained final prosthesis after

November 23, 2016 Feature Oral HealthPractice OperationsProsthodontics

Forward to the Past: Dentistry in the Information Age

by René Brewer

A Crisis of Trust In a Gallup poll taken in November 2012, Americans were asked to rate service providers, including dentists, on ethical standards and honesty. Among health professionals, nurses came out on top with 85 percent of respondents rating

November 23, 2016 Feature Oral HealthOral SurgeryProsthodontics

Grafting with Biomaterials – Did You Get Consent?

by Tina Kokosis, DDS, MS, FRCD(C), FICOI Certified Specialist in Periodontics

I remember my first days as a new dentist and my introduction to the great debate over amalgam restorations vs. composite restorations. Today, we no longer place an amalgam or resin restoration without having a discussion with our patients over

November 23, 2016 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticOral HealthProsthodontics

Synergy of Aesthetics and Biomechanics

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prosthodontics), FRCD(C); Goth Siu, BHSc, DMD, MS, Cert. Prostho., FRCD(C), FACP

The following article will illustrate a comprehensive full mouth reconstruction therapy with treatment objectives for Aesthetics and Biomechanics. Our patient (N.B.) presented to the office with the pre-existing dental treatment done from another country as illustrated in photos 1 and

November 23, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Altering Vertical Dimension with Bonded Composite

by Joseph Fava, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)

Abstract This case report demonstrates the importance of careful diagnosis and treatment planning to effectively treat a worn dentition in a conservative manner while maximizing the long-term prognosis. The patient presented having completed orthodontic treatment with a significantly worn dentition

November 23, 2016 Feature Materials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Modern Biomaterials: What, Where, When and Why

by Brenton Winnett, CD, MSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C); Slawek Bilko, RDT

Lifelike aesthetics in prosthodontics has been a moving target since the dawn of modern dentistry. The definition of what meets the contemporary understanding of a clinically acceptable prosthesis has always been dependent upon what is considered possible and practical at the

November 23, 2016 Feature DentistryEditorialOral HealthProsthodontics

The Rule of 3 “P”s

by Dr. Mark H. E. Lin

As a long time devout Christian, I have listened to many inspiring sermons by numerous Pastors over the years. One particular Pastor’s sermon style stands out in my mind with a transferrable concept that is very practical and relative to

July 27, 2016 News AnnouncementDental TechnologyImplantologyNewsProsthodontics

Discover Top 100 Picks in Dental Implants and Prosthetics Manufacturers

by Business Wire

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “World Dental Implants & Prosthetics Market – Opportunities and Forecasts, 2014 – 2022” report to their offering. Dental implants act as foundation or substitutes for missing teeth that are fitted into

July 5, 2016 News DentalEndodonticsMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodonticsPreventive DentistryProsthodonticsRestorativeRestorative Dentistry

Christof Bissdorf Appointed as Vice President and General Manager, Dentsply Sirona Canada

by Dentsply Sirona

A new manager has been appointed for the Canadian location of the dental market leader following the merger of DENTSPLY and Sirona in February 2016: Christof Bissdorf brings with him a wealth of experience in the dental sector. Dentsply Sirona

June 28, 2016 News DentistryImplantologyProsthodontics

BEGO is one of the Top 100

by BEGO

Firm from Bremen joins Germany’s elite group of innovative companies/Award to be presented by Top 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar Bremen – The 23rd Top 100 awards for Germany’s most innovative SMEs are about to be presented, and this year, the BEGO

March 9, 2016 Feature DentistryGeneral PracticeProsthodontics

Digital Complete Dentures: Improving Quality Of Removable Prosthesis While Decreasing Number of Appointments

by Mark Lin, BSc, DDS, MSc (Prostho), FRCD(C)

Utilization of the complete dentures as a viable tooth replacement option historically dates back over 50 years until present time. Dating back to 700 BC, dentures in Europe and Asia were made of human or animal teeth. In the 1700’s,

December 1, 2015 Feature Prosthodontics

Implant Staging for Ideal Esthetics

by Domenic Belcastro, DDS, BSc, MSc

Treatment planning for highly esthetic implant restorations can be a difficult challenge even for the most experienced implant surgeon and restorative dentist. This article will attempt to highlight many of the treatment planning considerations and the requisite conditions to create

November 20, 2015 Feature Prosthodontics

Zygomatic Implants For The Rehabilitation Of The Severely Atrophic Maxilla A Case Series

by Peter Gioulos, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Allan Vescan, MD, MSc, FRCD(C); Steven Bongard, DDS

ABSTRACT: Implant rehabilitation of the severely atrophic maxilla presents a surgical and prosthetic challenge to even the most experienced clinician. The “graft-less” approach with the use of zygomatic implants is gaining acceptance. The purpose of this case series is to

November 15, 2015 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Porcelain Therapy: Veneers vs Jacket Crowns, the ALARA Principle for Prosthodontics

by Joseph Fava, DDS, MSc, (Prostho), FRCD(C)

ABSTRACT This article attempts to elucidate, using two case examples, the key factors that should be considered when deciding between restoring a maxillary incisor with a veneer or with a crown. Relevant literature, providing the scientific basis of the opinions

October 1, 2015 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Clinical Management Of Peri-Implantitis And Periodontitis: Are There Differences In Treatment Protocols?

by Eugene Kryshtalskyj, DDS, Dip. Perio., MSc (Perio), FRCD(C); Eugene Gerald Kryshtalskyj, BSc(hons); Alexander Matthew Kryshtalskyj, HBSc, BSc(hons)

IntroductionDental implants have evolved significantly over time. Four thousand years ago root form bamboo pegs were tapped into the jawbone to replace lost teeth, which changed to similarly shaped pegs made of precious metals or ivory in Egypt 2000 years

September 17, 2015 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral HealthProsthodontics

COLTENE enters the CAD/CAM market

by COLTENE

COLTENE, a global manufacturer of dental consumables, becomes a new material partner for SIRONA’s leading CAD/CAM system CEREC. Under the brand name BRILLIANT Crios, the new “Reinforced Composite Blocs” for chairside manufactured permanent inlays, onlays, full anatomical crowns and veneers

November 3, 2014 News Dental LaboratoriesDentistryMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthProsthodontics

New York Surgical Mask Manufacturer Responds to PPE Recommendations, Healthcare Worker Concerns

by Crosstex

Cantel Medical subsidiary Crosstex International, Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer of face masks, is producing fitted masks at maximum capacity in response to healthcare worker concerns in light of Ebola threat.