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Figure 3 - Case Study 3 PB at 1 y and 4m Exfoliated tooth #71 Note full root, no resorption evident.
January 1, 2011 Feature DentistryPaediatric Dentistry

Hypophosphatasia – Three Case Studies

by Carla Cohn, DMD

Hypophosphatasia is not a new entity, it was first recognized by Rathburn in 1948.1 It is also not a common disorder, however, it is an important one for any dentist who treats children to be able to recognize. In keeping

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December 1, 2010 Feature Dentistry

Healing Dental Caries

by Stephen Abrams, DDS


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December 1, 2010 Feature Dentistry

Evolving Conservative Dentistry

by George Freedman, DDS, FAACD, FACD


Figure 22-Temporalis Muscle.
December 1, 2010 Feature Dentistry

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Disease

by Gerry Ross, DDS and Alana Ross, BScH

Anatomy, Diagnosis and Treatment

Figure 4 - Plaque Before & After 2-Weeks Use in Orthodontics.
December 1, 2010 Feature Dentistry

Clinical Protocol for Oral Home Care

by Robert W. Gerlach, DDS, MPH

Oral Hygiene and Dental PlaqueDental prophylaxis remains the standard of care for plaque removal. Gingivitis, the inflammatory response to pathogenic plaque, is typically minimized or resolved a few days after prophylaxis. Follow-on at-home care plays a critical role in post-prophylaxis

FIGURE 6 - The Pro-Argin formulation attracts a calcium rich layer from the saliva to infiltrate and block the dentinal tubules. (Courtesy of Colgate)
December 1, 2010 Feature Dentistry

Dentin Hypersensitivity: Simplified

by Fay Goldstep, DDS, FACD, FADFE

All dental practices have patients with dentin hypersensitivity. Many patients avoid dental treatment because of the hypersensitivity. Surprisingly, most practices do not have a systematic approach for diagnosing and treating this condition. This is simply because it seems too complicated.

December 1, 2010 Feature Dentistry

A comment on the Viewpoint, Oral Health, October 2010, page 8

by Kenneth S. Serota, DDS,MMSc Mississauga, ON


November 29, 2010 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

MobileAppEx 2011 LAUNCH SET FOR JUNE 14-16, 2011 AT McCORMICK Place IN CHICAGO

by Koelnmesse GmbH

IDS Organizer Koelnmesse offers the Dental Industry specific mobile business solutions at MobileAppEx

November 16, 2010 News DentistryOral Health

Electric Handpieces: Profiting From Increased Efficiency

by George Freedman DDS, FAACD, FACD

The handpiece often represents a very significant part of the practice activity, and thus, of the practice overhead

November 3, 2010 News DentistryOral Health

Dental CAD/CAM systems continue their advance – a central topic at the IDS 2011

by Oral Health

Current developments in CAD/CAM technology – Intra-oral and extra-oral digitisation – CAD/CAM and digital X-rays in prosthetics and implantology – Wide range of materials for more opportunities in practice and laboratory – a main theme of the IDS Digital high-technology

October 25, 2010 News DentistryOral Health

LED Dental Announces Sponsorship of Academy of General Dentistry

by VELscope VX

Sponsorship Will Focus on Oral Cancer Screening Using VELscope Technology

October 21, 2010 News Dental TechnologyDentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

2010 Toronto Academy of Dentistry 73rd Annual Winter Clinic November 12th 2010 – Metro Toronto Convention Centre – South Building For more information, contact: www.tordent.com

by Oral Health

Bring the Team, Share the knowledge… One of the largest one-day comprehensive dental meetings in North America, Winter Clinic promises to deliver a world-class clinical program and trade show. Organized by the Toronto Academy of Dentistry along with the support

Figure 1-Extended field of view (3D volume stitching program) with alveolar nerve mapped. Kodak 9000 3D extraoral imaging system
October 21, 2010 News DentistryOral Health

Radiology: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

by Rajinder Jain, DDS

There was a time when it took a few minutes to expose a tooth to get a diagnostic image, which meant that patience was a virtue for the patient as well as the clinician. All this was at the expense

Dr. Raymond Gist
October 13, 2010 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Michigan Dentist Becomes American Dental Association President

by American Dental Association

Raymond Gist is First African-American President of American Dental Association

October 1, 2010 Feature DentistryOral & Systemic HealthPeriodontics

The “Sunshine Vitamin” and Periodontal Health: A Vitamin D Update

by Wendy E. Ward, BArts & Sci (hons), MSc, PhD & Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD

Vitamin D is also known as the “sunshine vitamin” as we can endogenously synthesize vitamin D via stimulation of our skin by ultraviolet B rays. Arguably, reports on vitamin D and health are among the most popular nutrition topics in

October 1, 2010 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

The Spirit of Berlin

by Peter Birek, DDS, MSc, Dip. Perio

y wife and I visited Berlin this summer – a long desired but much delayed visit … the Reichstag, Unter then Linden, Brandenburg Tor, Checkpoint Charlie, the Jüdische Museum, Topography of Horror, Tiergarten, and the Holocaust Memorial, to name a

October 1, 2010 Feature Dentistry


by Dr. Susanne Perschbacher, DDS, MSC, DIP. ABOMR, FRCD(C) Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Dr. Persch

Comment on an article published May, 2010: Small Focal Field Volumetric Cone Beam Tomography: The new standard of Care in Foundational Dentistry? by Dr. F. Barnett and Dr. K. SerotaAdvertisement would like to thank Drs. Barnett and Serota for highlighting

Figure 6-Clinical photographs illustrating a graft procedure following tooth extraction. The root fragment in the alveolar socket (a). Entrance of the alveolar socket after flapless extraction (b). Biomaterial. Note that the biomaterial should be trimmed as needed (c). The biomaterial packed into the socket to the level of the bone margin (d). Free gingival graft removed from the palate (e). The entrance of the socket is closed by the gingival graft that is secured in place by single sutures (f).
October 1, 2010 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Ridge Preservation: rationale and outcome

by Oral Health

AbstractAdvertisement   The aim of the present review was to summarize the current knowledge about (i) the dimensional alterations that occur in the alveolar ridge following tooth extraction and (ii) the available clinical procedures to preserve the ridge dimension. Several

Figure 8- This radiograph taken 2 years after baseline reveals a decrease in the diastema as well as resolution of the angular defect on the mesial of 11 seen at baseline.
October 1, 2010 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Oral Decontamination Through Definitive Sanative Therapy: Peace in the Periodontal Regions

by Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio); Donna M. Lavoie, RDH; Wendy E. Ward, B. Arts & Sci.

The periodontal tissues including the alveolar bone, the periodontal ligament, cementum and gingiva are the battleground upon which is staged an intricate assault by micro-organisms and a clever defense by the host’s immune system. As Napoleon wrote, “Victory belongs to

Figure 26-Case treated with PathFile and GTX. Post-operative radiograph (Courtesy of Dr. Stephen Buchanan, Santa Barbara, CA, USA).
October 1, 2010 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

The Pathfiles: A New Series of Rotary Nickel Titanium Instruments for Mechanical Pre-Flaring and Creating the Glide Path

by Giuseppe Cantatore, Elio Berutti, Arnaldo Castellucci MD DDS

Rotary NiTi instruments have revolutionised endodontics, allowing even the less experienced dentist to create perfectly truncated-conical shaping in harmony with the original anatomy, and improving the prognosis even of the most complex cases. Many “in vitro”1-13 and “in vivo”14-17 studies