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Chin Tucks
November 1, 2011 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Neck Pain: A Scientific Look at the Dentist’s Neck!

by Mahmoud Zaerian, BA, DC, Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, CSCS

In the February 2009 issue of Oral Health the common musculoskeletal disorders (MSK disorders) that dentists face were outlined; specifically, the impacts MSK disorders have on professional performance and longevity as well as the implications leading to a decreased quality

Bruce Glazer is the communication editor and a dental advisor for the Canadian Dental Protective Association (CDPA) and the Prosthodontic Editor for Oral Health.
November 1, 2011 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Entrepreneurism and Dentistry

by Bruce Glazer

The word ‘entrepreneur’ came into vogue in the 1980s and has now come to mean a person who organizes and operates a business or businesses, taking on greater than normal financial risks in order to do so. Entre­preneurism is an

November 1, 2011 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Self learning, Self assessment 2011

by Oral Health

2011 is the final year of the SLSA program in Oral Health. The 8-question quiz appears here. Because the program is half its usual length, provincial licensing authorities may alter the allocation of CE credits. Unlike previous years, SLSA will

TotalCare Protecting People
October 18, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

TotalCare, the Leader in Dental Disinfectants Launches New Googles® Professional to their Personal Protective Eye Shield Line

by TotalCare

NEW GOOGLES PROFESSIONAL is personal protective eyewear that delivers safety and comfort while offering high end style.

October 18, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Massachusetts Dentist Chosen President-Elect of the American Dental Association

by American Dental Association (ADA)

Robert A. Faiella, D.M.D., M.M.SC., who practices Periodontics in Osterville, Mass., was recently selected as president-elect of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Faiella’s election took place during a meeting of the ADA House of Delegates in Las Vegas. Dr.

October 17, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

New York Dentist Named President of the American Dental Association

by American Dental Association

William R. Calnon, D.D.S., who practices general dentistry in Rochester, N.Y., is the 2011-2012 president of the American Dental Association (ADA). Dr. Calnon’s induction took place during the ADA’s 152nd Annual Session in Las Vegas. “It is a great honor,”

October 17, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

BEAUTIFIL® Flow Plus Receives Approval from Health Canada

by Shofu Dental Corporation

Shofu Dental Corporation, San Marcos, CA has received approval from Health Canada to sell BEAUTIFIL Flow Plus. The next step in the evolution of restorative materials, BEAUTIFIL Flow Plus combines the convenience of a syringe delivery system with physical properties

October 14, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Oral Health America and American Dental Association award Samuel D. Harris Grants

by Oral Health

Organizations Partner to Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month

Ormco
October 6, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

ORMCO CORPORATION ANNOUNCES OPEN REGISTRATION FOR ITS 11TH ANNUAL DAMON FORUM

by Oral Health

Educational Conference Offers Dynamic Lectures and Workshops for Orthodontists and Their Entire Staff Ormco Corporation, a leading manufacturer and provider of advanced orthodontic technology and services, today announced that registration is open for its 11th Annual Damon Forum, the largest

October 6, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Park Dental Research to Launch October 1st, 2011 in Ardmore, Oklahoma, USA

by Park Dental Research

Park Dental Research Corporation based in New York, New York USA acquired by Former IMTEC Owner Ronald A. Bulard, DDS from Jack Wimmer, DMD Former IMTEC founder and owner Ronald A. Bulard, DDS recently acquired all of the shares of

Figure 16. (a) This cemented two-unit fixed prosthesis (splinted crowns) 36-37 was clinically mobile. A slight gap is present between the abutments and the implant platforms especially at the implant 37. Note the "absence" of the abutment screw within the implant 36. This observation is important because it implies that this fixed prosthesis may be removed by accessing the distal abutment screw only. This cemented prosthesis had to be cut off and a new screw-retained fixed prosthesis was fabricated as part of an overall treatment plan. (b) The new two-unit screw-retained fixed prosthesis. Note the presence of both abutment screws as well as the depth of their positions within the implants (screw chambers). In particular, note that depth of abutment screw position within the implant screw chamber of implant 37 between the old loose prosthesis (a) and the new one (b).
October 1, 2011 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Radiographic Journey Through Implant Treatment

by David Chvartszaid, DDS, MSc (Prostho), MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

INTRODUCTIONExcellent theoretical knowledge and clinical skills provide a firm foundation for success in implant dentistry. However, inability to see “inside” the tissues and the prosthetic replacements may hamper the ability to deliver optimum treatment outcomes. Radiographic prescription is often needed

October 1, 2011 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Periodontal Health and the New Recommendations for the “Sunshine Vitamin” and Calcium

by Wendy E. Ward, B. Arts & Sci. (Hons), MSc, PhD and Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), C

This same time last year we provided a summary of literature suggesting that vitamin D – often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” because we can endogenously synthesize it via stimulation of our skin by ultraviolet rays – may protect

October 1, 2011 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Pipelines for Halitosis

by Getulio Nogueira, DDS

WHAT IS IT? Halitosis or bad breath, oral malodor, foetor oris, or foetor ex ore, refers to the sense of an unpleasant smell in someone’s breath. Halitosis is not necessarily a disease but a sign indicating that something may be wrong

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October 1, 2011 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

A Microsurgical Approach for the Regeneration of Osseous Defects

by Peter C. Fritz, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), PhD (Perio), Certified Specialist in Periodontics

INTRODUCTIONA major issue for the near future is the growing incidence of peri-implant osteitis (Fig. 1). Depending on the study, between 25-53% of patients with implants in Europe have peri-implant osteitis.1 It is not surprising that patients that did not

Eric Freeman DDS, MSC.D, DIP. Periodont. Professor and Course Director, Histology Professor, Discipline of Periodontology Faculty of Dentistry University of Toronto
October 1, 2011 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

A Hybrid’s Perspective on Dentistry

by Eric Freeman DDS, MSC.D, DIP. Periodont.

I have had the privilege of teaching at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto for 41 years. I teach Histology, a basic science and Periodontology, a clinical science. As a practicing periodontist for the last four decades I have

October 1, 2011 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Dental Internet Directory

by Oral Health

ASSOCIATIONS ASSOCIATION OF DENTAL TECHNOLOGISTS OF ONARIO The official voice of Registered Dental Technologists in Ontariowww.ADTO.orgAdvertisement CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATIONBecause bad things happen to good dentists.www.cdpa.com ONTARIO ACADDEMY OF GENERAL DENTISTRYQuality of care through life long learning.www.ontarioagd.org TORONTO ACADEMY OF DENTISTRYToronto

Ivoclar Vivadent
September 26, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Ivoclar Vivadent Continues to Broaden its Global Impact on Dentistry

by Ivoclar Vivadent

During August, Ivoclar Vivadent hosted a special program titled the 16th Ivoclar Vivadent Seminar at Mexico City’s World Trade Center. Robert Ganley, CEO, opened the event, stating that this was “the biggest Ivoclar Vivadent meeting in the world.” More than

National Museum of Dentistry
September 21, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

National Museum of Dentistry launches oral health resource for parents of autistic children

by National Museum of Dentistry

The National Museum of Dentistry has created a new resource to help parents of children with autism spectrum disorder succeed in teaching good oral healthcare. Healthy Smiles for Autism is a guide that helps parents teach children with autism spectrum

September 13, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

YOUNG NASCAR FANS TO RECEIVE FREE DENTAL TREATMENT, EDUCATION AT NASCAR CHARLOTTE RACE WEEKEND

by American Dental Association, Henry Schein, Inc., 3M ESPE

American Dental Association Give Kids A Smile®,

September 12, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Scientific Panel Issues Evidence-Based Clinical Recommendations:

by About the American Dental Association

Sugar-Free Polyol Gum, Lozenges and Hard Candy, Nonfluoride Varnishes Help Prevent Cavities