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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

GC America
May 26, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

GC America Announces RESTORE Japan Promotion

by GC America

GC America Inc. is very pleased to announce a promotion that will help the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The RESTORE Japan promotion will feature many of GC America’s popular products including the new G-aenialTMUniversal Flo

Susanne Currie
May 5, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

DIAC Board of Directors Chooses President-Elect


Jamie Matera, president of the Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC), is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of DIAC has unanimously elected Susanne Currie, Director for Member Communications, as DIAC’s next President for a two year term

ADA American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
May 2, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Wanted: Whiter, Brighter Teeth AACD members say they expect the demand for teeth whitening to increase this year

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

Teeth whitening seems to be on everyone’s wish list-and this momentum is likely to continue through 2011, according to a quick poll of members at the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). AACD members performed an average of 77 whitening

Carestream DENTAL
May 2, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Carestream Dental Announces Advanced Integration with ClearDent

by Carestream Dental

Partnership offers Canadian dentists true integration between digital imaging systems and practice management software

ADA Annual Session - Las Vegas, NV
May 2, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

2011 ADA Annual Session

by American Dental Association

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 10-13

Figure 21 - Recall (1-year) radiograph showing complete healing
May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

How Apical Enlargement Facilitates Irrigation

by Justin Kolnick, DDS

INTRODUCTION Instruments shape and irrigants clean, right? That may sound good as an advertising slogan but we have to dig a bit deeper for the whole truth. There is a widely held belief that most endodontic failures are caused by

Figure 17 - Completed obturtaion courtesy Dr. Gilberto Debelian, Norway.
May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Warm Gutta Percha Revisited:

by Sam Kratchman, DMD

Classic Technique meets New Technology

Dr. Carlos Ochoa, specialist in endodontics, graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogota) in 1994.  A graduate of the Endodontology program at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in 1997. Professor of graduate and Post Graduate of Endodontics, Ex Director of Endodontic Post Graduate program from 2001-2005, and visiting lecturer at graduate endodontic programs in Mexico and Costa Rica. He has directed numerous research projects and maintained a private practice in Bogota, Colombia, until 2009. Since 2010, he has been teaching endodontics at the University of Saskatchewan where he also maintains a private practice.
May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Endodontic Irrigation:

by Carlos Ochoa, DDS, Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

A Tidal Wave For Success

May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics


by Oral Health

Re: March 2011 Editorial, ‘Regulating the Regulations’I would like to thank Dr. Goodman for her editorial in this March’s issue of Oral Health. She so eloquently described the feelings of so many dentists across this country and I applaud her.

May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Self learning, Self assessment 2011 (May 01, 2011)

by Oral Health

We would like to inform readers that 2011 will be the final year of the SLSA program in Oral Health. The program for 2011 will consist of 20 items. We will publish four items every other month with an 8-question

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May 1, 2011 Feature Dentistry

IDS 2011 by the Numbers

by Oral Health

Conference Review

May 1, 2011 Feature Dentistry

Dental Internet Directory Listings

by Oral Health

ASSOCIATIONSASSOCIATON OF DENTAL TECHNOLOGIES OF ONTARIOThe official voice of Registered Dental Technologists in Ontariowww.ADTO.orgCANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATIONBecause bad things happen to good dentists.www.cdpa.comONTARIO ACADEMY OF GENERAL DENTISTRY Quality of care through life long learning.www.ontarioagd.orgTORONTO ACADEMY OF DENTISTRY Toronto Meetings Calendar, CE, Winter

Figure 9 - PUI group demonstrated significantly more penetration of irrigant into lateral canals. (Courtesy of Dr. Cohenca)
May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Endodontic Irrigation

by Bettina Basrani, DDS, PhD

INTRODUCTIONBacteria in the root canal system provoke the formation of periapical inflammatory lesions.1 The aim of root canal treatment is to eliminate bacteria from the infected root canal and to prevent re-infection. Biomechanical cleaning and shaping of the root canal

7(B) - The corresponding sections of canal walls of a similar tooth are free of debris and smear layer after treatment using the SAF System with alternating sodium hypochlorite and 17% EDTA irrigation.
May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Three Dimensional Cleaning, Shaping and Disinfection: (May 01, 2011)

by Louis H. Berman, DDS; Stephen Cohen, MA, DDS; Zvi Metzger, DMD; Bettina Basrani, DDS

A Paradigm Shift in Endodontics

April 25, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Orascoptic’s Freedom LED Headlight Wins Prestigious Medical Design Award

by Sybron

In the spirit of superior visualization, Orascoptic is proud to announce the new Freedom cordless LED headlight (developed with Product Development firm Bjorksten | bit 7), has won the 2011 Medical Design Excellence Award (MDEA). MDEA is the premier awards

April 25, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Heraeus and Spear Education Collaborate to Enhance Clinical Learning through Application of Leading-edge Dental Products

by Heraeus Kulzer Dental

Two leading companies recently announced a strategic collaboration aimed at enhancing the educational experience and clinical proficiencies of dental professionals. Heraeus, the worldwide leader in advancing dental esthetics and overall dental wellbeing, and Spear Education, the preeminent provide of dental

April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Dental Internet Directory Listing

by Oral Health

ASSOCIATIONSAssociation Of Dental Technologists Of OntarioThe official voice of Registered Dental Technologists in Ontariowww.ADTO.org Canadian Dental Protective AssociationBecause bad things happen to good dentists.www.cdpa.comAdvertisement Ontario Academy Of General DentistryQuality of care through life long learning.www.ontarioagd.org Toronto Academy Of DentistryToronto Meetings

Figure 16 - Final treatment smile.
April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Using Basic Parameters to Achieve Aesthetics for Successful Implant

by Lori Trost, DMD and Scott Schlueter, DMD, MS

As the practice of dentistry continues to move forward with the offering of improved materials and predictable techniques, the expectation of esthetics becomes a given in both the minds of the dentist and the patient. However, in the clinical setting,

April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

27th Annual AACD Scientific Session: The Rise of Collaboration

by Oral Health

May 18-21, 2011 Boston 1-800-543-9220 or www.aacd.comAdvertisement Home to Higher Learning • Home to Great Teams • Home to History • Home to the AACD  There is no better backdrop for the 27th An­nual AACD Scientific Session than Boston, Massachusetts,