Oral Health Group

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July 2017

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Oral Health Looks Back at 150 Years of History

by Oral Health

Scroll through the dates, starting in 1867, to see the innovations and events that have led Canada and dentistry to where we are in 2017.

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

2017 is Truly the Year to Celebrate 150 Years

by Ralph Crawford

On July 1, 2017 Canada celebrated its 150 years of Confederation. The early struggles to bring our vast country together was indeed a wonderful achievement. John A. Macdonald was the leading figure which resulted in the British North America Act

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Natural Adjunct to Post-Operative Management After Third Molar Surgery

by Walter Tatch, DDS, FACOMS, Diplomate, ABOMS, Fellow, AACS

Removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures performed in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The most common postoperative complications of impacted lower third molar extractions are extended pain, trismus and facial swelling. These symptoms slow down the

June 30, 2017 Feature Oral HealthProduct Report

Evaluation of Plaque Removal Efficacy of a Novel Dye-Containing Toothpaste: A Clinical Trial

by Benjamin Z. Belavsky, DDS; Carla A. Evans, DDS, DMSc; Maria Grace Viana, MSc; Christine D. Wu, MS, PhD

Background Ineffective dental plaque removal has been shown to cause demineralization, caries, and periodontal disease. 1,2 This results in physical and cosmetic damage to both oral soft and hard tissues in the form of gingivitis, white spot lesions, enamel discoloration,

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Gingival Augmentation: High Powered 970nm Diode Laser

by Scott Benjamin, DDS

Early analysis and diagnosis of soft tissue abnormalities and discrepancies enhances the clinician’s ability to attain the best possible outcomes with minimally invasive procedures. All too often, conditions are allowed to progress to their more advanced stages due to the

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Silver Diamine Fluoride: NEW in North America!

by Sylvie Martel, RDH, DipDH, Teaching Certificate NDHCB

Dental caries is one of the most prevalent diseases affecting humans. Unfortunately, we do not yet have a grip on! 1 Over the years, researchers have actively looked for methods for treating and arresting decay other than traditional restorative options.

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One Appointment Crowns and Bridges

by Irene Valerio Alfaro, MSc; Cyrus Tahmasebi, DDS

Abstract Manual tooth preparation has not changed over the past few decades. However, new dental materials, minimal invasive dentistry techniques and new digital technologies can improve dental preparations to reduce common errors in clinical practice that are essential for the

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In-Office Air Quality Contamination: What You Don’t Know WILL Harm You

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

This is an article to alert you to a silent but insidious problem in the dental profession, one that IS harmful to you, your entire team, your patients, and your family members. Can you recall if you or one of

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The Silver Words of a Visiting Rich Dentist

by Ankur A Gupta, DDS

While in residency at MetroHealth hospital in downtown Cleveland, my class of GPRs were visited by a very successful dentist from a nearby suburb. He felt it tremendously necessary to emphasize how lucrative his private practice was. He was, in

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Oral Health Recognizes Significant Corporate Milestones

by Oral Health

Colgate-Palmolive William Colgate opened his small soap and candle business in 1806, one of the first establishments along Dutch Street in lower Manhattan. By 1873 the company had turned its attention to oral care and commercially produced the first nice

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Oral Health Board Reflects on 150 Years

by Oral Health

Jordan Soll, BSc (Hon), DDS, Dip. ABAD As Canada celebrates it’s 150th year and reflecting back on the changes and developments in dentistry, I believe two of the greatest advancements in our profession are: 1) Total Etch–Total Bonding 2) Digitization

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Editorial: Ice Cubes to Eskimos

by Catherine Wilson

Six years after celebrating the 100th anniversary of Oral Health’s launch, another reason to celebrate appeared on the horizon…2017 is Canada’s 150th birthday. As the rest of the world seems to be crumbling around us, what better place on earth

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Editorial: 150 and Growing Strong!

by Dr. George Freedman

On July 1, we celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial birthday. Our nation, strong, free, and peaceful, is respected and admired throughout the world. Canada has made tremendous strides over the past 150 years, and the dental profession has kept pace. In 1867,

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Accuracy and Resolution in 3D Digital Scanning

by Scott Parker, DDS, AASDA

There are many 3D intra-oral and laboratory scanners entering the market, creating a growing trend of digital scan use for impressions, and replacing traditional techniques. With so many systems available, it is time for the practitioner to begin considering the