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October 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodonticsProsthodontics

66th Annual Winter Clinic – Friday, November 14th 2003

by Oral Health

The Winter Clinic trade show is not only for those looking to buy or sell, it is also the place that you will find exciting new products, learn vital new information and enjoy novel presentations and demonstrations.

September 1, 2003 Feature Dentistry

Let The Stigma Cease: Chemical Dependency in the Dental Office

by John LeMaster, DMD

How things change. Did you know that for many years after the construction of the Washington Monument, women were not allowed to ride in the elevator with men? It was deemed inappropriate for a woman or women to be in

September 1, 2003 Feature DentistryEndodonticsOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Internet Directory (September 01, 2003)

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ASSOCIATIONS CANADIAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY Excellent source of informationon periodontics. www.cap-acp.ca CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION Bad things happen to good dentists. www.cdpa.com iCANADEN…internet CANAdian DENtistry An OPEN FORUM on the business and practice of dentistry. www.canaden.com ONTARIO STUDY CLUB FOR

August 1, 2003 Feature Dentistry

Letters to the Editor (August 01, 2003)

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Re: Viewpoint, Dr. Janice Goodman March, 2003 and Letter of Dr. Cooper-Lall, May 2003. I have been actively involved in organized dentistry, in several provinces over the years and especially in Alberta the last two decades. I never felt the

FIGURE 9--Neutralization - a benefit of intra-incline space.
August 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodontics

Implantology: Defining Occlusion

by Gene McCoy, DDS

Occlusion is an interesting subject. It is the one subject that everyone should agree on, yet there is no consensus. The standard of care is undefinable, the question of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) liability is unclear, and attempts by academia to

FIGURE 15--The final restoration.
August 1, 2003 Feature DentistryImplantology

Implantology: A Non-customized Surgical Guide System for Placement of Dental Implants

by David M. Vassos, DDS

ABSTRACT A continuing challenge in implant dentistry has been the placement of implant(s) in a manner that enables the creation of functionally and esthetically superior restorations. Over the years, a variety of surgical guides have been developed to optimize placement,

August 1, 2003 Feature DentistryEndodonticsOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Internet Directory (August 01, 2003)

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ASSOCIATIONS CANADIAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY Excellent source of informationon periodontics. www.cap-acp.ca CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION Bad things happen to good dentists. www.cdpa.com iCANADEN…internet CANAdian DENtistry An OPEN FORUM on the business and practice of dentistry. www.canaden.com ONTARIO STUDY CLUB FOR

August 1, 2003 Feature Dentistry

Simple Ways to Increase Implant Case Acceptance

by Roger P. Levin, DDS, MBA

Can implant case acceptance be increased dramatically? Based on extensive research, the answer is ‘yes’. After analyzing the data, we now have an excellent knowledge base on how to increase the number of implants performed by any type of practice.

FIGURE 11--A panoramic radiograph demonstrating the final restoration in place.
August 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Implantology: Immediate Occlusal Loading for Fixed Prostheses

by Carl Misch, BS, DDS, MDS and Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD

ABSTRACT The concept of immediate implant occlusal loading root form implants for fixed restorations has received increasing interest over the last five years. Studies have discussed the factors that may influence results, including implant number, implant length, bone density, occlusal

July 1, 2003 Feature DentistryEndodonticsOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Dental Internet Directory (July 01, 2003)

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ASSOCIATIONS CANADIAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY Excellent source of informationon periodontics. www.cap-acp.ca CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION Bad things happen to good dentists. www.cdpa.com iCANADEN…internet CANAdian DENtistry An OPEN FORUM on the business and practice of dentistry. www.canaden.com ONTARIO STUDY CLUB FOR

FIGURE 5B--SEM base of resin composite cylinder, note resin tags and attached collagen mesh (x10.0K).
July 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPaediatric Dentistry

Paediatric Dentistry: How In-Vitro Research Can Contribute to an Appreciation of the Clinical Requirements for the Long-Term Success of Bonded Restorations In Primary Molar Teeth

by Keith Titley, BDS, MScD, FRCD(C), Gajanan Kulkarni, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

After many decades of scientific and clinical controversy new and innovative restorative materials are gaining acceptance as viable alternatives to the traditional use of silver amalgam and stainless steel crowns for the restoration of primary molar teeth. These new generations

FIGURE 10--Framework Fracture of Fixed Implant Prosthesis.
July 1, 2003 Feature DentistryPeriodonticsProsthodontics

Periodontics: Implant Complications and Maintenance Issues

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By Jim Yuan Lai, DMD, MSc(Perio), FRCD(C) and Francine Albert, DMD, MSc(Prosth), FRCD(C) The high predictability and long-term success of implant therapy has been well documented (Adell 1981, Albrektsson 1986). Complications do arise, as it may be the case after

FIGURE 10--Photomicrograph showing left mandibular cyst wall composed of fibrous tissue and lined by keratinized epithelium with a polarized basal cell layer (Haematoxylin and Eosin x 40).
July 1, 2003 Feature Dentistry

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: Multiple Jaw Cysts in a Syndromic Patient

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Carolina Ortega, DDS, Jessica Kudlats, DDS, Nick Blanas, DDS, FRCD(C) and Simon Weinberg, DDS, FRCD(C) Odontogenic and non-odontogenic jaw cysts usually occur as solitary lesions although the presence of multiple lesions in one patient is possible. The presentation of multiple

June 1, 2003 Feature Dentistry

Letters (June 01, 2003)

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Re: What’s In a Name?… My View, Janice Goodman, March, 2003 I am a dentist in Vancouver and thought I would write a note of agreement to the sentiment expressed in your recent ‘Viewpoint’ in Oral Health. It would be

June 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Dental Internet Directory (June 01, 2003)

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ASSOCIATIONS CANADIAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY Excellent source of informationon periodontics. www.cap-acp.ca CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION Bad things happen to good dentists. www.cdpa.com iCANADEN…internet CANAdian DENtistry An OPEN FORUM on the business and practice of dentistry. www.canaden.com ONTARIO STUDY CLUB FOR

May 1, 2003 Feature DentistryOrthodonticsPeriodontics

Dental Internet Directory (May 01, 2003)

by Oral Health

ASSOCIATIONS CANADIAN ACADEMY OF PERIODONTOLOGY Excellent source of informationon periodontics. www.cap-acp.ca CANADIAN DENTAL PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION Bad things happen to good dentists. www.cdpa.com iCANADEN…internet CANAdian DENtistry An OPEN FORUM on the business and practice of dentistry. www.canaden.com ONTARIO STUDY CLUB FOR

FIGURE 4--Definitive restorations with proper function and aesthetics.
April 1, 2003 Feature DentistryProsthodontics

Designing Anterior Restoration for Function and Aesthetics

by Frederick M. McIntyre, DDS, MS

Our patients’ demands for beautiful smiles have created an aesthetic revolution in the dental materials industry today. Never before has the dental profession experienced such rapid development in dental materials; all related to the demand for aesthetic dentistry. New composites

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April 1, 2003 Feature Dentistry

Non Orthodontic Realignment Utilizing a Non Invasive Direct Resin Technique

by Robert Margeas, DDS

In recent years, significant improvements in composite resin technology have occurred. The development of these composite materials has provided clinicians with the ability to directly restore fractured, misshapen, mal-aligned teeth and to repair enamel defects easily. The availability of composite

FIGURE 5C--Picture of upper and lower right quadrants; 1.6, 1.5, 1.4, 1.3, 1.2, PFM implant-supported crown at site 1.4 restored by Dr. Susan Murray, (note the formation of a full papilla in the 1.3/1.4 embrasure space but not in the 1.4/1.5 embrasure space) .
April 1, 2003 Feature DentistryPeriodontics

Aesthetic Considerations: Hard and Soft Tissue Management in Single Tooth Implant Placement

by Suzanne Caudry PhD, DDS, Dip Perio MSc.

Single tooth replacement with an implant is challenging especially in a highly compromised site. If the final outcome of a single tooth implant is to resemble, aesthetically and functionally, a real tooth surrounded by natural looking soft tissues, there are

Figure 15
April 1, 2003 Feature Dentistry

Free Hand Bonding of a Discoloured Central Incisor

by Marcos Vargas, DDS, MS

One of the greatest challenges in restorative dentistry is achieving natural aesthetics of the single anterior tooth. Matching the hue, chroma, and value, along with the proper contour takes artistic skill. Communicating the proper anatomy, color, opacity, translucency and polychromatic