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May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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

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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

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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

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,

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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

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,

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

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