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July 7, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Dentists Feeling “Time Pressure” Regarding Convention Exhibit Floors

by Oral Health

“Time” has become a major consideration for Canadian dentists in deciding whether or not to attend the Exhibit Floor at conventions, according to results from the DIAC (Dental Industry Association of Canada) Fifteenth Annual Future of Dentistry Survey. Overall, almost

Henry Schein
July 5, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

ANDREAS MELDAU JOINS HENRY SCHEIN AS PRESIDENT, EUROPEAN DENTAL SPECIALTIES AND EXCLUSIVE PRODUCTS

by Oral Health

Newly-created position underscores Company’s growing commitment to serving dental specialists

Straumann
July 5, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Straumann acquires minority stake in Dental Wings Inc.

by Oral Health

 · Transaction underscores Straumann’s commitment to developing an open software standard for the dental industry · Standardization initiative will considerably simplify processes for dental labs and practices, saving time and costs · Dental Wings reports strong interest from other companies

American Dental Hygienists' Association
July 1, 2011 Feature DentistryGeneral Practice

ADHA SupportsComprehensive Dental Reform Act of 2012

by American Dental Hygienists' Association (ADHA)

Chicago, June 6, 2012 – The American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) commends Senator Bernard Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, and Congressman Elijah Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform,

June 27, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Philips Launches First Sonic Powered Air Flossing System

by Oral Health

Nearly three quarters of Canadians don’t floss regularly

June 21, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

3M ESPE AND BIOMET 3i JOIN FORCES TO SIMPLIFY AESTHETIC RESTORATIONS

by Oral Health

3M ESPE announces a new collaboration with BIOMET 3i that uses the Lava Chairside Oral Scanner from 3M ESPE with BIOMET 3i’s patented Encode® Impression System to create intraoral impressions for custom abutments, resulting in simplified aesthetic restorations. By using

June 16, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

American Dental Association, The Forsyth Institute Again Offering Popular Evidence-Based Dentistry Training Course

by American Dental Association

After enthusiastic feedback from its classes of students in 2009 and 2010, the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry (EBD) and The Forsyth Institute’s Center for Evidence-Based Dentistry, have announced they will hold an ADA/Forsyth EBD Training course

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June 7, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

IPS Empress Direct Golf & Learn -June 3 Cardinal-Redcrest Golf Course

by Ivoclar Vivadent

On June 3, Ivoclar Vivadent held an IPS Empress Direct hands on Golf & Learn program with Dr. Dennis Marangos. The golf and learn program was held at the Cardinal Golf Club (Redcrest) in Newmarket, Ontario. The program demonstrated the

June 7, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

FIFTH AND FINAL WINNER SELECTED FOR THE FIRST YEAR OF “PROS IN THE PROFESSION”

by The Procter & Gamble Company

Crest Oral-B announces RDH Sharon C. Stull as recipient to be recognized with award

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June 6, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

ACADEMY OF DENTISTRY INTERNATIONAL DONATES MONEY FOR MILK

by DR. NEIL J. GAJJAR - ACADEMY OF DENTISTRY INTERNATIONAL

The Dentistry Canada Fund was created in 1994 as Canada’s charity for oral health. Its mission was to mobilize and allocate resources for the advancement of oral health through education, research and public outreach. Over the past several years, members

Figure 2 - Simulation of the use of a Modified Nasal Trumpet (Left Nasal) and fiberoptic intubation through a Split Naso Pharyngeal Airway (Right Nasal).
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Airway Management in Maxillofacial Trauma-Alternative Techniques of Intubation and Modifications of Nasal Airways

by Naveen Eipe, MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology) and Taylor McGuire, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C), Dip. ABOMS

INTRODUCTIONAirway management for maxillofacial trauma is often complicated by distortion of the airway from the injury, emergent management for impending compromise, and other serious co-existing injuries. While traditionally the use of nasal intubations and tracheostomies are preferred, we discuss the

Figure 7 - One-month post-operative photograph of lower lip.
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Lower Lip

by Benjamin A. Lin, BSc, DDS, FRCD(C), Dip. ABOMS

Carcinoma of the lips is the most common malignant tumour of the oral cavity.1 In a large review of 1,252 patients, 96.7 percent were found in males and 95.6 percent of cases involved the lower lip.2 Prolonged exposure to sunlight

Submucosal mass
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Lumps and Bumps

by Oral Health

A Practical Guide to the Differential Diagnosis of Submucosal Lesions

Bruce R. Pynn, DDS, MSc, FRCDC , Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Thunder Bay, ON. He is the oral and maxillofacial surgery board member for Oral Health.
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Evolving Scope of Practice

by Bruce R. Pynn, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C), FICD

Since the Second World War, the scope and complexity of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in North America has steadily progressed beyond the practice of exodontia. Significant advances were made in the medical and surgical management of victims of trauma, temporomandibular

Figure 5 - Post operative panorex showing anterior tooth loss with extensive alveolar bone loss making prosthetic reconstruction a challenge.
June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Dentistry’s Role in Repair of the Facial Trauma Patient: A Case Report

by Archie Morrison, DDS, MS, FRCD(C)

IntroductionTraumatic facial injuries are commonplace in North America. Interpersonal violence, falls, motor vehicle crashes and sport related injuries make up the majority of etiologies for these injuries.1 Since the advent of seat belts and air bags, there has been a

June 1, 2011 Feature DentistryOral Surgery

Methadone: A Review

by Robert Green, DDS, MD, MSc, FRCD(C) and Bruce R. Pynn, MSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

INTRODUCTION Methadone is a synthetic opioid that was developed as an analgesic by German scientists during World War II. It has been used as part of the treatment for opioid addicted patients since the 1960s. More recently, methadone has been

GC America
May 26, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

GC America Announces RESTORE Japan Promotion

by GC America

GC America Inc. is very pleased to announce a promotion that will help the victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The RESTORE Japan promotion will feature many of GC America’s popular products including the new G-aenialTMUniversal Flo

Susanne Currie
May 5, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

DIAC Board of Directors Chooses President-Elect

by DIAC

Jamie Matera, president of the Dental Industry Association of Canada (DIAC), is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of DIAC has unanimously elected Susanne Currie, Director for Member Communications, as DIAC’s next President for a two year term

ADA American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
May 2, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Wanted: Whiter, Brighter Teeth AACD members say they expect the demand for teeth whitening to increase this year

by American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)

Teeth whitening seems to be on everyone’s wish list-and this momentum is likely to continue through 2011, according to a quick poll of members at the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). AACD members performed an average of 77 whitening

Carestream DENTAL
May 2, 2011 News DentistryOral Health

Carestream Dental Announces Advanced Integration with ClearDent

by Carestream Dental

Partnership offers Canadian dentists true integration between digital imaging systems and practice management software