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Pandemic Dental
May 10, 2021 Feature EditorialEndodonticsOral Health

The Impacts of the Pandemic on Dental Practice: A Shift in the Oral Health Paradigm

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

Over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, dental practices continue facing unprecedented challenges on both personal and professional levels. We have had to cope with the universal concerns about health risks to our patients, families, and ourselves. Added to our

Pandemic Dental
May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthViewpoint

Time to Say Goodbye: Best Practices for Dismissing a Patient From Your Dental Practice

by Kiran Madesha, Legal Advisor, dentalcorp; Kristy Pilatzke, Risk and Compliance Officer, dentalcorp

The dentist-patient relationship is the core of dentistry. Just like in any relationship, there inevitably will be a negative experience, and nearly all dentists will need to dismiss a patient at some point in their careers. Dismissals can be upsetting

May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Armamentarium and Techniques For the Immediate Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth

by Bobby Nadeau, DDS, MSc; Dale Jung, DDS; Viraj Vora, DDS, MS

Introduction “Control what you can control” -Andre Agassi The standard of practice of mainstream endodontics has traditionally focused on the instrumentation, disinfection and obturation, while paying less attention to the restoration that follows root canal treatment.1 Despite many new advancements

May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Conservative Management of a Rare Type III Dens Invaginatus Associated with Immature Teeth and Large Periradicular Disease: A Case Report with 3-Year Follow-Up

by Rodrigo Sanches Cunha, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C); Alanna Junaid, BSc, DMD, BSc Dent.; Giselle Nevares, DDS, MSc, PhD.

keywords: Dens invaginatus, endodontic treatment, pulp diagnosis, cone-beam computed tomography. Abstract Dens invaginatus (DI) is a dental anomaly resulting from an infolding of the enamel organ into the dental papilla during tooth development. This article elucidates how non-surgical endodontic treatment

Consider very guarded endodontic and/or restorative prognosis for tooth #14
May 10, 2021 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Pandemic-Minded Endodontics: Clinical Tips and Considerations

by Manor Haas, DDS, MSc(D), Cert. Endo.

INTRODUCTION The need for endodontic care during the COVID-19 pandemic has remained as important as ever. But as we face unprecedented clinical challenges due to this ongoing pandemic, we must adjust our practice by adopting certain protocols. This article will

Pandemic Dental
May 10, 2021 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsOral Health

Be a Resource, Not a Salesperson: Marketing Wisdom for the Dental Practice, From One of the Industry’s Behind-the-Scenes Experts

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS

When it comes to innovation in dental marketing, I’ve watched Beth Gaddis work behind the scenes to take every organization she works with to a new level. Now, as Director of Content Marketing & Social Media at Simplifeye, she’s using

November 4, 2020 News DentistryEndodonticsNews

Recipient of the 2020 Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award Announced

by dentalcorp

Dr. Jessica Yu Hsuan Hung has been selected as the first recipient of the Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award. Established in 2019, this endowment fund was created to honour dentalcorp Chief Dental Officer Dr. Gary Glassman for his lifelong

May 19, 2020 News EndodonticsNews

Foundation for Endodontics Providing COVID-19 Relief Grant to Graduating Residents

by The Foundation for Endodontics

The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontists, is providing a one-time $500 grant to each resident member of the AAE who is graduating in 2020. The intention of this funding is to help offset

GreenMark Biomedical
May 11, 2020 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsOral Health

Changing The Way We See Caries – Literally

by Lou Shuman, DMD, CAGS, CEO and Founder of Cellerant Consulting

GreenMark Biomedical uses non-invasive nanotechnology to rethink how dental professionals will diagnose and treat carious lesions Advertisement Typically the purview of science fiction writers and medical researchers, nanotechnology isn’t something dental professionals are asked to think about very often, let

May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Endodontic Microsurgery of an Anatomically Challenging Zone Using Dynamic Navigation: A Case Report

by P.A. Villa-Machado, DDS, Endodontist; K.S. Serota, DDS, MMSc; F.A. Restrepo-Restrepo, DDS, Endodontist

Introduction Enhanced magnification and visualization, innovations in instrumentation, new sealing materials and the incorporation of soft and hard tissue augmentation practices have brought Endodontic Microsurgery (EMS) from a last resort procedure to an integral part of endodontic retreatment.1,2 The retreatment

May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Limited FOV CBVT in Endodontics – 3 Years Later and Never Looking Back

by Geoffrey L. Sas, DDS, FRCD(C), Dip. ABE

In Endodontics, a clinical examination and diagnostic imaging are both essential components before making a pre-operative diagnosis. The process of selecting a treatment option specifically of whether to extract or retain a tooth can often be complex. Conventional 2-dimensional imaging

Close up view of needle engaged in canal for intrapulpal injection.
May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

“Managing Endodontic Emergencies in the COVID-19 Era”

by Manor Haas, DDS, Cert. Endo.

Introduction Imagine the following scenario. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you can only treat patients with acute emergencies, in order to help slow or stop the spread of the coronavirus. However, a patient calls you complaining of a severe tooth

May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Armamentarium for Dentin Conservation During Endodontic Treatment

by Bobby Nadeau, DDS, MS; Dale Jung, DDS; Viraj Vora, DDS, MS

Introduction Primum non nocere – “first do no harm”–Hippocrates In today’s society, as life expectancy increases, patients expect their teeth to last a lifetime as healthy dentition is important for a good quality of life.1-4 Endodontic therapy is usually the

A clinical example of 3 successful conefits to be easily followed by predictable 3-D obturation.
May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Evolving Look of ‘The Look’

by John West, DDS, MSD

Introduction “The pulp is a big issue about a little tissue.” This quote is credited to early endodontic educator Dr. Sam Seltzer of Philadelphia. Nothing has changed.Advertisement Restorative dentists have discovered that endodontics is one of the fastest ways to

TruNatomy
May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Minimally Invasive Endodontics Using a New Single-File Rotary System

by Peet J. van der Vyver, BChD, MSc, PhD; Martin Vorster, BChD, MSc ; Ove A Peters, DMD, MS, PhD

Introduction The long-term retention of root canal treated teeth depends on many factors but it has become evident that the most common reasons for extraction of these teeth are ‘large carious lesion’ or ‘unrestorable tooth’, followed by ‘tooth fracture’, ‘periodontal

May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Continuous Wave of Condensation Revisited: A New Cordless Obturation System

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

The main objective of endodontic treatment is the prevention and/or the elimination of apical periodontitis. This is achieved by instrumentation, disinfection, and obturation of the root canal system in three dimensions. Gutta percha is the most widely used and accepted

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May 11, 2020 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthViewpoint

Handling the Stress of Practicing Dentistry: The Story of a Recovering Perfectionist!

by Sally Safa, DDS, MSc (Perio), FRCD(C)

In 2014, I was published in the Ontario Dentist journal pleading for speakers and content that could address the stress that dentists incur day after day and ways in which to successfully handle it. I can’t believe that six years

dentistry coronavirus
May 11, 2020 Feature EditorialEndodonticsOral Health

Dentistry in the Coronavirus Era

by Manor Haas, DDS, Cert. Endo.

It’s fair to say that day-to-day life and dentistry as we’ve known it have been turned upside down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Overnight, we went from normal, day-to-day dental care to a near medically induced coma with many, if

May 5, 2020 Video Dental VideoEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Tips for Facilitating Root Canals

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Dr Gary Glassman shares some tips and tricks to make facilitating root canal procedures more comfortable for yourself and your patients.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode

May 4, 2020 News EndodonticsNews

American Association of Endodontists Announces New President Dr. Alan H. Gluskin

by American Association of Endodontists

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE), the 8,000-plus-member association representing dental specialists known as endodontists, is announcing that Alan H. Gluskin, D.D.S., will serve as its new President, effective April 30, 2020. Dr. Gluskin succeeds Dr. Keith V. Krell. AAE Presidents