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Figure 8. DM palatal view, post-operative.
August 1, 2011 Feature DentistryImplantology

New Glass Ionomer System and Application in Children

by Carla Cohn, DMD

INTRODUCTIONChildren are an integral part of every family dentistry practice. There is no doubt that children can be a tremendous practice builder, just as there is no doubt that children can, on occasion, be a tremendous challenge. There are times

August 1, 2011 Feature DentistryImplantology

Craniofacial Pain/Headaches/TMD and Apnea (The Same Animal?)

by Steven R. Olmos, DDS

Dentists are the most important component of screening and treatment for these disorders. For years, neurologists and pain management specialists have treated pain in the head and neck as separate entities. Sleep specialists include the fields of psychology; pulmonology and

Dr. Nicolucci is president of the Canadian Society of Oral Implantology and is Oral Health's editorial board member for Implantology.
August 1, 2011 Feature DentistryImplantology

It Must Be That Time of Year!

by Blake Nicolucci, BSc, DDS

It seems that every year, when it’s time to write an editorial for the August Implant issue of Oral Health, my head seems to be swimming with … not so much the Good – but the Bad and the Ugly.

AACD - American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
July 28, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

AACD Regional Brings Treatment Planning, Restorative Dentistry to Indy

by Oral Health

Dentists and laboratory technicians in the Midwest will have the chance to receive some great dental education close to home during the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s 2011 Fall Regional Meeting in Indianapolis Oct. 28-29. The event, themed, “AACD Inspires,”

July 14, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Give Back a Smile Goes Global in Germany

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

German Affiliate Launches GBAS to help domestic violence survivors

July 7, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Dentists Feeling “Time Pressure” Regarding Convention Exhibit Floors

by Oral Health

“Time” has become a major consideration for Canadian dentists in deciding whether or not to attend the Exhibit Floor at conventions, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Fifteenth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. Overall, almost

Henry Schein
July 5, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

ANDREAS MELDAU JOINS HENRY SCHEIN AS PRESIDENT, EUROPEAN DENTAL SPECIALTIES AND EXCLUSIVE PRODUCTS

by Oral Health

Newly-created position underscores Company’s growing commitment to serving dental specialists

Straumann
July 5, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Straumann acquires minority stake in Dental Wings Inc.

by Oral Health

 · Transaction underscores Straumann’s commitment to developing an open software standard for the dental industry · Standardization initiative will considerably simplify processes for dental labs and practices, saving time and costs · Dental Wings reports strong interest from other companies

American Dental Hygienists' Association
July 1, 2011 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

ADHA SupportsComprehensive Dental Reform Act of 2012

by American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

Chicago, June 6, 2012 – The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) commends Senator Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, and Congressman Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform,

June 27, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Philips Launches First Sonic Powered Air Flossing System

by Oral Health

Nearly three quarters of Canadians don’t floss regularly

June 21, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

3M ESPE AND BIOMET 3i JOIN FORCES TO SIMPLIFY AESTHETIC RESTORATIONS

by Oral Health

3M ESPE announces a new collaboration with BIOMET 3i that uses the Lava Chairside Oral Scanner from 3M ESPE with BIOMET 3i’s patented Encode® Impression System to create intraoral impressions for custom abutments, resulting in simplified aesthetic restorations. By using

June 16, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

American Dental Association, The Forsyth Institute Again Offering Popular Evidence-Based Dentistry Training Course

by American Dental Association

After enthusiastic feedback from its classes of students in 2009 and 2010, the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) and The Forsyth Institute’s Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, have announced they will hold an ADA/Forsyth EBD Training course

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June 7, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

IPS Empress Direct Golf & Learn -June 3 Cardinal-Redcrest Golf Course

by Ivoclar Vivadent

On June 3, Ivoclar Vivadent held an IPS Empress Direct hands on Golf & Learn program with Dr. Dennis Marangos. The golf and learn program was held at the Cardinal Golf Club (Redcrest) in Newmarket, Ontario. The program demonstrated the

June 7, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

FIFTH AND FINAL WINNER SELECTED FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF “PROS IN THE PROFESSION”

by The Procter & Gamble Company

Crest Oral-B announces RDH Sharon C. Stull as recipient to be recognized with award

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June 6, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

ACADEMY OF DENTISTRY INTERNATIONAL DONATES MONEY FOR MILK

by DR. NEIL J. GAJJAR - ACADEMY OF DENTISTRY INTERNATIONAL

The Dentistry Canada Fund was created in 1994 as Canada’s charity for oral health. Its mission was to mobilize and allocate resources for the advancement of oral health through education, research and public outreach. Over the past several years, members

June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Methadone: A Review

by Robert Green, DDS, MD, MSc, FRCD(C) and Bruce R. Pynn, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

INTRODUCTION Methadone is a synthetic opioid that was developed as an analgesic by German scientists during World War II. It has been used as part of the treatment for opioid addicted patients since the 1960s. More recently, methadone has been

Figure 2 - Simulation of the use of a Modified Nasal Trumpet (Left Nasal) and fiberoptic intubation through a Split Naso Pharyngeal Airway (Right Nasal).
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Airway Management in Maxillofacial Trauma-Alternative Techniques of Intubation and Modifications of Nasal Airways

by Naveen Eipe, MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology) and Taylor McGuire, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C), Dip. ABOMS

INTRODUCTIONAirway management for maxillofacial trauma is often complicated by distortion of the airway from the injury, emergent management for impending compromise, and other serious co-existing injuries. While traditionally the use of nasal intubations and tracheostomies are preferred, we discuss the

Figure 7 - One-month post-operative photograph of lower lip.
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lower Lip

by Benjamin A. Lin, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), Dip. ABOMS

Carcinoma of the lips is the most common malignant tumour of the oral cavity.1 In a large review of 1,252 patients, 96.7 percent were found in males and 95.6 percent of cases involved the lower lip.2 Prolonged exposure to sunlight

Submucosal mass
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Lumps and Bumps

by Oral Health

A Practical Guide to the Differential Diagnosis of Submucosal Lesions

Bruce R. Pynn, DDS, MSc, FRCDC , Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Thunder Bay, ON. He is the oral and maxillofacial surgery board member for Oral Health.
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Evolving Scope of Practice

by Bruce R. Pynn, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C), FICD

Since the Second World War, the scope and complexity of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in North America has steadily progressed beyond the practice of exodontia. Significant advances were made in the medical and surgical management of victims of trauma, temporomandibular