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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

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April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Creative Smile Design: The Art Of Temporization

by Elliot Mechanic ,DDS

Why an article on dental temporization? After more than thirty years in dentistry I am thoroughly convinced that a dentist’s ability to create a lifelike functioning provisional is their pathway to achieve beautiful esthetic restorations leading to patient satisfaction. The

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April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

The Hybrid Bridge-Zirconia Framework Bonding and Veneer Placement for a Congenitally Missing Lateral

by Jack Griffin, DMD MAGD

ABSTRACTThe dental profession continues to advance in cosmetic tooth replacements that are highly esthetic, strong and conservative. Zirconia has proven to ba an excellent choice in esthetic/restorative dentistr because of its high strength and non-metallic color. The hybrid bridge is

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April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Upgrading Porcelain Veneer Restorations: A Case Report

by Robert A. Lowe, DDS
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April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Predictable Strategies for the Baby Boomer Generation

by Jordan Soll, DDS, Trevor Laingchild, RDT, Livia Silvestri, DDS, MSc Perio

Abstract: Busy professionals are trying hard to make every moment count in their daily lives, keeping in mind that as they age (the first baby boomer turned 65 on January 1/2011) they want to keep their appearance youthful for a

Dr. Elliot Mechanic practices esthetic dentistry in Montreal, Quebec. He is Oral Health's editorial board member for esthetics.
April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

A Little Attitude

by Dr. Elliot Mechanic

Newspapers, magazines, and journals exist throughout the world and readers are able to freely choose which ones to read. I am constantly drawn to and fascinated by the letters to the editor in these publications. One audio magazine that I

Dr. Elliot Mechanic practices esthetic dentistry in Montreal, Quebec. He is Oral Health's editorial board member for esthetics.
April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Un Peu d’Attitude

by Dr. Elliot Mechanic

Il existe des journaux, des magazines et des revues partout dans le monde et les lecteurs n’ont que l’embarras du choix. Ce qui me fascine le plus, quand j’en lis, ce sont les lettres que les lecteurs envoient au rédacteur

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,

Dr. Jordan Soll is a Diplomate in the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry, Co-Cosmetic Consultant to the Editorial Board of Oral Health. Dental Consultant for CityTV's City Line, and Principle of Aesthetics in Dentistry.
April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Viewpoint: What Do They Think They Are Missing?

by Jordan Soll, DDS

At 54 years-of-age, I am very fortunate to be the father of a very beautiful and bright 12-year-old daughter – nothing unusual since all fathers feel the same about their children. Our daughter Hunter attends a school where a laptop

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April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Cosmetic Reconstruction Using Laser Closed Flap Crown Lengthening and Porcelain Veneers

by Les Rykiss D.M.D.

There are many ways in dentistry to accomplish beautiful cosmetic results when nature does not provide an ideal canvas to paint your portrait. We, as cosmetic dentists, have the ability to create amazing things with technology that once was performed

April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Viewpoint: Chasing Beauty

by Joe Bulger, DDS

What is smile beauty? As a cosmetic dentist, I see a beautiful smile as a collection of pleasing features, without any significant flaws that draw attention. Talk about a bland, emotionless response from a left-brain dentist. To explore the beauty

Figure 4C - Lateral smile completed treatment.
April 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Cosmetic Imaging and the Art of Esthetic Case Presentation

by George E. Kirtley, DDS

“So, what do you think?” Hey, it looks fantastic! Can I really look like that? Yes, you can. Great, let’s book it!” It would be awesome if it could always be that easy in a smile consultation. Interestingly it is

March 30, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Align Technology to Acquire Intra-Oral Scanning Leader Cadent for $190 Million

by Align Technology (GLOBE NEWSWIRE)

Acquisition Positions Align as a Leader in Intra-Oral Scanning and Accelerates Adoption of Invisalign

March 14, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Denturists Profession in Canada

by COLLEGE OF ALBERTA DENTURISTS

 Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Denturists Profession in Canada in conjunction with the 2011 Annual General Meeting of Members, Convention-Educational Symposium & 9th Annual CAD Golf Tournament This year’s Annual General Meeting and Conference is being held May 25th

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March 14, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

LED Medical Diagnostics Names Steven Semmelmayer and Robert Cartagena to Board of Directors

by Oral Health

LED Medical Diagnostics Inc., parent of LED Dental, announced today that Steven Semmelmayer and Robert Cartagena have been named to its board of directors. Mr. Semmelmayer is a 31-year veteran of the dental industry. Until recently, he served as CEO

"ski for kids" for Sick Children's Hospital
March 14, 2011 News DentistryGeneral PracticeOral Health

The T.A.D. had their second “ski for kids” for Sick Children’s Hospital

by T.A.D.

On Friday February 11, 2011, The T.A.D. had their second “ski for kids” for Sick Children’s Hospital. This ski day in the past has been in conjunction with the C.C.R.F. a cardiac group, but last year a decision was made

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March 8, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Opening Reception of the Henry Schein National Sales Conference

by Melissa Summerfield, Pulisher of Oral Health Journal & Dental Practice Management

I was privileged on March 4th to attend the Opening Reception of the Henry Schein National Sales Conference. As one of their invited guests, I enjoyed the rousing start to the evening, courtesy of the Toronto Raptors Dance Pak. They

Janice Goodman graduated from University of Toronto Dental School in 1979. She teaches Essix Minor Tooth Movement, was on the advisory board for Dentsply Raintree Essix and practices general practice dentistry in Toronto. She is on the editorial board of Oral Health Journal.
March 1, 2011 Feature Cosmetic / AestheticDentistry

Regulating the Regulations

by Janice Goodman, DDS

When I built my office, I don’t think I gave that much thought to rules and regulations that were imposed from groups other than the College of Dentistry. I relied on the company that set up my office to make