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July 18, 2011 News ImplantologyPeriodontologyTreatment planning

Dem bones, dem bones

by ken

Dem dry bones………. Histological Comparison of Healing Following Tooth Extraction With Ridge Preservation Using Mineralized vs. Demineralized Freeze Dried Bone Allograft Robert A. Wood D.M.D, M.S.,* Brian L. Mealey D.D.S., M.S.* *Department of Periodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center

June 14, 2011 News Laser DentistryNew TechnologiesPeriodontology

University-Based Laser Gum Disease Treatment — Multi-Centered Clinical Study With Laser Technology at the Heart of Study Objectives

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MarketWire – June 13, 2011 The University of Colorado,University of Maryland, and University of Louisville are the academic cornerstones of a multi-centered study to further document the clinical success of the LANAP® protocol for the treatment of gum disease. While the

May 15, 2011 News EndodonticsPeriodontology

The vision behind the Clinical eChronicle – Endo Perio

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From the ROOTS forum This forum is dedicated to an understanding of FOUNDATIONAL DENTISTRY and the Endodontic Implant Algorithm.  Ask yourself the obvious question before you view the treatment images…….are you “implant driven in your treatment planning perspective?”  Would you

May 6, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryPathologyPeriodontology

The Future of Dentistry: What can we expect? Turn on the blender….this is a two-parter in one go…..

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Psssssssssssssst – grab a beer, this is a long’un From PerioEducation.com- by Kimberly R. Miller, RDH, BSDH The future of Dentistry is Wellness! With the innovation of salivary diagnostics, chair side blood testing and antioxidant screenings, we can preemptively uncover

April 10, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryPeriodontology

Why Katie Couric needs a gum lift?

by ken

Posted by Todd Welch – April 4, 2011 – Celebrity Smiles For some strange reason, Katie Couric‘s smile has always bothered me.  Don’t get me wrong, she is a beautiful woman and I have a tremendous amount of respect for her, but

April 1, 2011 News Innovations in dentistryPeriodontologyTrends in Dentistry

Keystone Dental Announces the Launch of DynaMatrix™ Plus, A Bioactive Material Designed for Soft Tissue Grafting Applications

by ken

BURLINGTON, Mass., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Keystone Dental,an oral healthcare company focused on enhancing every patient’s smile,is excited to announce the launch of DynaMatrix™ Plus, a soft tissue regeneration product specifically designed to serve as an alternative to patient’s own tissue for

March 15, 2011 News PeriodontologyTrends in Dentistry

Acellular dermal regenerative matrix

by ken

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March 12, 2011 News CAD/CAMCosmetic DentistryInnovations in dentistryLaser DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodontologyTrends in Dentistry

LANAP Invisalign Veneer – A smile happens in a flash, but its memory can last a lifetime.

by ken

Patient has advanced gum disease also known as Severe Periodontal disease. She would like a pretty smile. LANAP is an FDA cleared laser periodotal procedure that is FDA cleared to reverse gum disease. Invisalign is an alternative to braces. Veneer

February 18, 2011 News General NewsPeriodontology

Chronic Periodontitis as a Risk Factor for Acute Myocardial Infarction

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I.S. GOMES-FILHO1, J. COELHO2, J. PASSOS1, N. FARIAS1,C. FREITAS1,E. CERQUEIRA1, S. CRUZ3, S. TRINDADE1, and M. BARRETO4,1Feira de Santana State University, Feira de Santana – Bahia, Brazil, 2Biological Science, Feira de Santana State University, Feira de Santana, Brazil, 3Vale do São Francisco

February 5, 2011 News Periodontology

The link between breast cancer and periodontal disease

by ken

First click on link…  http://scottsdalelasergumtreatment.blogspot.com/2010/11/breast-cancer-and-gum-disease-link.html It is a well-known fact that oral hygiene relates directly to one’s overall health. Of the bacteria that thrives in the mouth, certain strains that cause periodontal disease have also been linked with pneumonia, prostate

February 2, 2011 News Periodontology

You can huff and puff and blooooooow away periodontal disease

by ken

From EMS Electro Medical Systems – Dental Tribune International Subgingival application of the Air-Flow Method is said to allow for smooth and efficient removal of bacteria in the periodontal pocket. Biofilm is a dirty word. Thousands of bacteria strains deep

January 16, 2011 News Periodontology

Initial periodontal screening and radiographic findings – A comparison of two methods to evaluate the periodontal situation

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Dirk Ziebolz, Ivette Szabadi, et al BMC Oral Health 2011, 11:3doi:10.1186/1472-6831-11-3 Published: 14 January 2011 Abstract (provisional) Background The periodontal screening index (PSI) is an element of the initial dental examination. The PSI provides information on the periodontal situation and allows a

January 9, 2011 News CAD/CAMCone beam computed tomographyImplantologyPeriodontology

Clinical Case – Hard Tissue and Soft Tissue Augmentation

by ken

This case from Dr. William Cohen of St. Louis, Missouri was presented to the members of osseou@ls.rxdentistry.com – www.osseouniversity.com. It sequentially demonstrates a pre and post autogenous block graft, a connective tissue graft (preliminary and post block scans taken, fixtures

January 9, 2011 News OrthodonticsPeriodontology

Is Gingival Recession a Consequence of an Orthodontic Tooth Size and/or Tooth Position Discrepancy? “A Paradigm Shift”

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From Compendium – Colin Richman, DMD Abstract: BACKGROUND:Gingival recession (GR) is a commonly observed dental lesion. The underlying etiology has not been clearly identified, although several theories have been suggested. Tooth crowding or tooth malalignment is also frequently observed, with both

December 20, 2010 News PathologyPeriodontology

Gingivitis and how the dominos fall…………

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From an article in Clinical Oral Investigations – C-reactive protein in relation to early atherosclerosis and periodontitis Maha Yakob, Jukka H. Meurman, Tomas Jogestrand, Jacek Nowak, Per-Östen Söder and Birgitta Söder Image via Wikipedia Periodontitis may affect atherosclerosis via the

November 12, 2010 News Periodontology

Periodontal disease eradicated; job retraining program started for periodontists

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From Medical News Today Lactobacillus Reuteri Prodentis effective in the treatment of periodontitis The study shows that L. reuteri Prodentis acts synergistically with standard treatment (scaling and root plaining, SRP) to significantly reduce probing pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment

November 12, 2010 News Dental HygienePeriodontology

Diabetes and Oral Health

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by Marty Jablow DMD People living with diabetes are twice as likely to develop serious gum disease NEW YORK, NY (November 1, 2010) – For the nearly 24 million Americans living with diabetes, many may be surprised to learn about an additional

October 18, 2010 News Periodontology

Invasive Dentistry May Raise Short-Term Heart, Stroke Risk

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MONDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) — Invasive dental procedures designed to treat gum inflammation may raise the risk for heart attack and stroke, researchers say. But the increase appears to be slight and short-term, the study team noted. “I don’t

September 18, 2010 News Periodontology


by ken

This is not what you call what you do in Los Angeles when you get tired, nor is it a misspelled APP for setting up a Local Area Network…..LANAP is an acronym that stands for Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure. 

August 12, 2010 News Periodontology

Landmark dental school study uses genetic test to help predict gum disease

by ken

 Contact: Laura Bailey, (734) 647-1848 or (734) 764-1552, baileylm@umich.edu                Erin Walsh, (781) 419-4707, ewalsh@ilgenetics.com   ANN ARBOR, Mich.—University of Michigan School of Dentistry  has signed an agreement with Interleukin Genetics Inc. to conduct