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April 3, 2012 News ClinicalContinuing EducationEminence based dentistryEndodonticsEvidence based dentistryNew TechnologiesPathologyResearch

Illogical Logic of Dangerous Dichotomies

by ken

http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/wave-one-jan2012 http://www.slideshare.net/kendo160/dentinal-tubule-infection-as-the-cause-of-recurrent-disease-and-late-endodontic-treatment-failure-a-case-report-12270277 If you read both these articles, you have to be left with a sense of the “dangerous dichotomies” in their relative perspective. If one were to consider all possibilities suggested “in a step by step linear manner” and then

April 2, 2012 News CancerClinicalDecay assessment and preventionDental equipmentDental examinationDental researchEminence based dentistryEvidence based dentistryHealth screeningsInnovations in dentistryOral cancerPathology

What you talkin’ ’bout Willis?!

by ken

Fluorescence mainly an adjunct for occlusal caries detection By Kathy Kincade, Editor in Chief DrBicuspid – April 2, 2012 — While fluorescence-based caries detection devices have been shown to offer clinical decision-making support, visual inspection should continue to be the primary detection method for

February 2, 2012 News ImplantologyPathology

Cow’s that for a kick in the head?

by ken

https://public.me.com/ken.serota160      Look for  ….   1. AAAA – OH -Risk of Prion Disease Transmission through Bovine-derived bone substitutes- Review Kim et al 2011.pdf…….     ……………….You’ll get the GST, the PST and the HST………my apologies for using a personal archive………..Oral Health..      ……corporate………..need I say more…………..    

January 1, 2012 News Decay assessment and preventionDental HygieneMinimally invasive dentistryNew productsNew TechnologiesPathologyPeriodontologyPreventive DentistryTooth decay

Formulated with Edible Clay, New Advanced Gum Healing Mineral Toothpaste Introduced

by ken

From Cosmetic Dentistry News It goes without saying that some enterprising marketer will put this material in Play-Doh and plastercine (do they still manufacture plactercine?)… Zion Health, a San Francisco-based company specializing in natural clay minerals cosmetic and hygienic products

November 9, 2011 News Infection controlPathologyPrivacy issuesResearch

AIDS: Pioneering dentist looks back on early hysteria around HIV and AIDS

by ken

By Tully Satre In 1998, Mayor Richard M. Daley completed a multi-million dollar restoration on Halsted Street with nearly two-dozen rainbow-linked bronze pylons. One of the unique charms of the city in the past decade and a half has been

November 6, 2011 News BlogsBotoxBurn outCAD/CAMCajonesCancerChronic dental care for the elderlyClinical case report - prostho/orthoCloud computingCommunity outreachComprehensive reasoningComputer softwareCone beam computed tomographyConnectivityContinuing EducationCosmetic DentistryCranio facial painCustomer serviceData storageDecay assessment and preventionDental amalgamDental AssociationsDental conventionsDental equipmentDental ethicsDental examinationDental HygieneDental industryDental LaboratoriesDental phobiaDental photographyDental practice transitionDental researchDental TeamDental TraumaDentoMaxilloFacialRadiologyDigital radiographyElearningElectronic Health RecordsEndodonticsEvidence based dentistryFluorideGeneral NewsGeriodonticsGovernanceGovernment regulationsHealth care tourismHumourImplantologyInfection controlInnovations in dentistryInvisalignLaser DentistryMarketing strategiesMinimally invasive dentistryNew TechnologiesOcclusionOffice designOral cancerOral SurgeryOrthodonticsPain managementPathologyPediatric dentistryPeriodontologyPharmacologyPharmacotherapeuticsPhotographyPosition paperPractice managementPreventive DentistryPrivacy issuesRadiologyRepetitive stress injuryResearchRestorativeSalivary biomarkersSearch engineSleep apneaSocial mediaSocial networkingStem cell researchSystemic linksTeam motivationTechnologyTheft in the dental officeTooth decayTooth whiteningTradeshowsTreatment planningTrends in Dental EducationTrends in DentistryWebinarsWebsitesWomen in dentistryYouTube

There is a god; we made the New York Times Sunday Review

by ken

IT’S become commonplace to criticize the “Occupy” movement for failing to offer an alternative vision. But the thousands of activists in the streets of New York and London aren’t the only ones lacking perspective: economists, to whom we might expect

September 8, 2011 News Pathology

General dentists, specialists often misdiagnose oral lesions

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid – by Donna Domino September 8, 2011 — Endodontists and periodontists were slightly more accurate than general practitioners and oral and maxillofacial surgeons in evaluating suspicious oral lesions, according to a study in Quintessence International (July/August 2011, Vol. 42:7,pp. 575-577).

September 5, 2011 News General NewsPathology

Freddy for a day

by ken

Was always a fan of Freddy Mercury and this is such a worthwhile cause……. http://www.freddieforaday.com/ Related articles Google Doodle Celebrates Freddie Mercury’s 65th Birthday (shoppingblog.com)

September 1, 2011 News Pathology

Sjogren’s syndrome

by ken

With the news that Venus Williams‘ tennis career may be ending because of Sjogren’s syndrome, I thought it purposeful to review the condition in light of the fact, that many patients may now wonder if they have it as well.

September 1, 2011 News ElearningPathology

Things that go bump in the oral mucosa

by ken

In my 137 years of experience, nothing ever happens based on the mathematical chaos theory, of course this may be a Bayesian fallacy of interpretation, however, I find patient problems present in streaks, not schmeers…… This week was oral pathology.

July 28, 2011 News Pathology

There are times you simply can’t afford to be wrong…..

by ken

Oral Pathology – we’re a lot more than drill, fill and billFrom Flap’s Dentistry Blog – July 27, 2011 Dentists Have a High Oral Lesion Misdiagnosis Rate? Oral squamaous cell carcinoma Apparently so, according to a new study. General dentists

July 27, 2011 News CancerPathology

VELscope Vx is LED Dental’s newest model release of the VELscope system

by ken

2011-12-12 14:45:44

July 27, 2011 News ImplantologyPathology

Leaky, smelly implants takes on a whole new meaning…..

by ken

From Dr. Bicuspid Team July 26, 2011 — In response to concerns over the degradation of titanium implants, researchers from the University of Oviedo in Spain have developed a highly sensitive method to determine the levels of titanium in human blood

July 25, 2011 News EndodonticsPathologyPosition paper

Just because it’s a policy statement doesn’t make it accurate, reasonable, logical or appropriate………

by ken

The following comes from the Department of Health in Jolly Olde: This letter from the Chief Dental Officer (England) clarifies the situation with regard to decontamination and re-use of instruments, especially those used in endodontic treatment, in the context of

June 5, 2011 News Cranio facial painOcclusionPathology

Bruxism and TMJ Disorder- Main Differences & Symptoms

by ken

The following is an excellent overview and explanation to patients of the distinction between bruxism and TMJ disorder…..from Dental Health Magazine staff – June 3, 2011   Bruxism is the medical condition which is the result of the fact that an

May 23, 2011 News APPsPathology

Mobile app helps doctors diagnose strokes – Canadians at the forefront

by ken

By Mark Millan – CNN – May 23, 2011 When a patient suffers an acute stroke, the outcome often rests on how quickly they receive expert care.  Now, by using a medical application for the iPhone or Android, doctors don’t

May 23, 2011 News PathologySystemic links

Vertex hepatitis C drug OK’d,promising more cures

by ken

2011-12-12 14:30:53

May 15, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryPathology

The inherent value of comments – think “share and care”

by ken

Sadly, comment sections on blogs far too often bring out the fringe group that wear aluminum foil hats, but a dental blog??? Nuh uh. Kudos to Dr. Ron Schefdore for the heads up on http://www.healthyheartdentistry.com. Amazing site – intriguing product array……thanks

May 14, 2011 News Chronic dental care for the elderlyDental HygieneEvidence based dentistryGeneral NewsGeriodonticsInnovations in dentistryPathologySystemic linksTrends in DentistryWebsitesWomen in dentistry

Oral-systemic health and your dental team

by ken

From RDH – by Karen Davis – karen@karendavis.net Front office administrators, dental assistants, dentists, and dental hygienists have one thing in common: Patients will approach any of them to ask about something they just read or heard on TV regarding

May 10, 2011 News Pathology

Staph Infection Battle Adds New Rapid Diagnostic Test

by ken

From Health News, by Susan Brady, May 9, 2011 Last Friday, the FDA cleared a diagnostic test that will be able to quickly determine staph infections and their resistance to antibiotics. Staphylococci bacteria are common in infections, but many are