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Figure 15: Postoperative view of the Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill restorations following removal of rubber dam.
April 1, 2012 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Placing a Bulk Fill Composite to Achieve Predictable and Esthetic Posterior Restorations

by Michael R. Sesemann, DDS, FAACD

INTRODUCTIONDirect posterior restorations play a significant role in daily dental practice. Predictable and successful outcomes from resin composite restorations remain a major concern for many practitioners primarily due to the technique sensitive steps required for proper placement. Over time it

Figure 21: Triodent Extreme Curve Band.
April 1, 2012 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Simplified Composite Placement Techniques for Predictable Posterior Restorations

by Daniel H. Ward, DDS

Dentists are looking for more efficient ways of providing quality care for their patients. In today’s economic environment there is an increased demand for direct restorations. Composite restorations have traditionally been viewed as requiring extra time, attention to detail and

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April 1, 2012 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Meeting Patients’ Esthetic and Restorative Goals in a Changing Economy

by Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASDA, ABAD

Our desire to satisfy a patient’s esthetic and restorative goals may pose a multitude of challenges for us as practitioners. Today’s dental consumer is well-educated based on a variety of sources, and their dental IQ has never been higher. Access

Figure 10: Continuous sling sutures.
April 1, 2012 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Gingival Grafting in the Esthetic Area

by Michael Dib, DMD, MSD, FRCD (C)

Gingival recession is defined as tissue breakdown that results in exposure of the root surface. Recession is considered a mucogingival condition because it can lead to numerous periodontal concerns. The main consequences of gingival recessions are: root sensitivity, increased risk

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April 1, 2012 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Restoration of Severely Bulimic Patient Using Direct Composite

by Terry Shaw, DDS

Dentistry is evolving constantly in terms of treatment options and with acid etch techniques we can restore teeth that a few years ago were considered hopeless. In April 2006, a 31-year-old female education student presented for another opinion on her

March 28, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dental Hygienists Celebrate Oral Health for Total Health

by Canadian Dental Hygienists Association (CDHA)

Eating, speaking and smiling are just a few of the things we do with our mouth that are usually taken for granted. Yet optimal oral health is the cornerstone of overall health and wellness. This may be something to think

Denturist Association of Ontario (DAO)
March 28, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health


by Denturist Association of Ontario (DAO)

The Denturist Association of Ontario (DAO) unequivocally supports the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care’s decision to appoint a Supervisor to the College of Denturists of Ontario (CDO) to ensure the College fulfills its mandate to serve and protect the

SINIUS: the award-winning "New Class in Efficiency"
March 27, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

SINIUS wins the coveted “2012 red dot design award”

by Sirona

Launched at the end of 2011, the new Sirona SINIUS treatment center has now received the coveted “red dot  design award”. In the past Sirona products have won numerous international design and innovation prizes. No less than six Sirona products

March 27, 2012 News DentistryOral Health

Pay Your Equiopment Forward!

by Ligilist

www.ligilist.com  gives dental professionals the ability to lend a hand in supporting under-developed countries. There are so many medical missions and programs that could use your support. So why leave un-used supplies and equipment lying around your practice collecting dust? Put

Henry Schein
March 26, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health


by Henry Schein

Henry Schein Canada, a subsidiary of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), the largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners, announced today that it has been selected as the exclusive distributor of

Ronald Dubner, PhD, DDS, of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry
March 22, 2012 News DentistryOral Health

Pioneering Pain Scientist Dubner Wins Dentistry’s Distinguished Scientist Award

by Steve Berberich University of Maryland News Bureau

Ronald Dubner, PhD, DDS, of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry was honored today with the 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award by the American Association for Dental Research (AADR). The AADR presents the award every two years to a scientist

Nobel Biocare
March 19, 2012 News DentistryOral Health

Nobel Biocare Symposia 2012

by Oral Health

Six Nobel Biocare scientific symposia in 2012 will celebrate the dual anniversaries of osseointegration – 60 years since the discovery and 30 years since the landmark conference in Toronto In 2012 Nobel Biocare will host a series of six scientific

Axis - SybronEndo
March 12, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

Working Together. By Design.

by Axis Dental and SybronEndo

Poised for growth by investing in dentistry

Ivoclar Vivadent
March 12, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

An evening of innovation: communicating passion, vision, and performance

by Oral Health

Ivoclar Vivadent’s Chief Executive Officer, Robert Ganley, addressed over 250 dental professionals and principal members of the dental industry, from across the U.S. and Canada, during the Evening of Innovation dinner, Saturday, February 25th in Chicago. Held at The Spertus

Ivoclar Vivadent
March 7, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

The results of ten years of research

by Ivoclar Vivadent, Inc.

Studies on the IPS e.max all-ceramic system

Oral Cancer Foundation
March 7, 2012 News DentistryOral Health

Oral Cancer Foundation Sponsors 13th Annual Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April 2012

by Oral Cancer Foundation

Organization encouraging dental professionals to offer free screenings to the public

March 6, 2012 News DentistryOral Health

2012 AGM & Conference

by Canadian Dental Hygiene

 The Dental Hygiene Practitioners of Ontario will be holding there 2012 AGM & Conference on Friday March 30 & Saturday 31st  at the Ontario Science Centre. March 30 & 31st Dental Hygiene Practitioners of Ontario 2012 AGM & Conference Toronto,

March 1, 2012 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

The World’s First AndroidTM-based Control Screen in the Dental Laser Industry

by Millennium Dental Technologies

PerioLase® MVP-7TM for the LANAP® protocol brings together advanced science and developing technology.

March 1, 2012 News DentistryOral Health

Christoph Werner becomes Vice President in Koelnmesse trade fair management team

by Oral Health

photokina project manager joins management team

Figure 3. Mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve. From: Shankland WE: The trigeminal nerve. Part IV: The mandibular division. J Craniomand Pract 2001;19:153-161. Used with permission.
March 1, 2012 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

Our Responsibility: The Trigeminal Nerve

by Wesley E. Shankland, II, DDS, MS, PhD

INTRODUCTION As dentists of every type of specialty, we are charged with evaluating patients who present to our offices and clinics with all types of craniofacial pain complaints. These complaints may be periodontal, odontogenic, myo­­genic, infectious and neurological in nature.