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October 5, 2011 News Endodontics

Case Presentation Warwick University UK

by ken

Wave One – New product introduction………..very little science as yet re; apical debris extrusion….a mix of Protaper design on shaft and K3 style configuration apically…….used in reciprocating handpiece, ProMark from TDS…….as with all new product launches, time will tell. https://picasaweb.google.com/101688955052453412186/RecentlyUpdated

October 3, 2011 News Endodontics

White lines or white lies?

by ken

By Rafael Michiels, Belgium – from Dental Tribune With the recent development of new file systems–WaveOne from DENTSPLY Maillefer and RECIPROC from VDW–endodontists have been having controversial discussions about their usefulness. This is partly due to the aggressive marketing of

September 28, 2011 News Endodontics

Decompression case – endodontics

by ken

From Dr. Fred Barnett Patient is a 16 year old female; past history of trauma to tooth #2.1. Patient originally presented with a significant cellulitis (to the orbital area) to her local ER and she was admitted and placed on IV clindamycin.

September 25, 2011 News Endodontics

Calcium Metapmorphosis (Pulpal obliteration) and Internal Bleachingd

by ken

From The Endo Blog.com by Jason Hales It has been reported that 11.6% – 33% of boys and 3.6% – 19% of girls suffer some kind of dental trauma before age 12. Internal staining is common following a traumatic injury

September 22, 2011 News Endodontics

It’s the singer,not the song REDUX v2.0

by ken

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September 13, 2011 News Endodontics

3 rooted maxillary premolars

by ken

Wonderful presentation!The maxillary premolars have a higly variable anatomy. The maxillary premolars with three distinct roots are extremely rare, especially the second maxillary premolar.This new video describes the diagnosis and clinical management of first and second maxillary premolars with three

September 6, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyEndodontics

Who ya gonna call – Ghostbusters? – ECIR isn’t fun…..or is that EICR?

by ken

Great piece on cbCT from the American Academy of Endodontists – Have to use Mobile Me until iCloud comes onstream…can’t even get the OH folks to go to Word Press let alone provide an article archive…….copyright issues you know, nudge,

September 2, 2011 News EndodonticsEvidence based dentistry

Caveat emptor

by ken

The longer I practice, the more consumed I am with evidence versus eminence based science. Accelerator pedals lock, rubber flies off tires, SUV‘s are prone to rollover and endodontic files will break no matter who says no. From the ROOTS

September 1, 2011 News EndodonticsTrends in Dental Education

15th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology

by ken

OPEN INVITATION TO CANADIAN CE PROVIDERS AND PURVEYORS – share your venue, but not in the traditional way, share VIGNETTES from the presenters…….let’s effect change.. Related articles Are we doing enough? (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Compendium Of Continuing Education In Dentistry (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com)

August 30, 2011 News Endodontics

Roberto is hot, hot, hot today!

by ken

More from the Netherlands Another one with a “preserving dentine” pattern.   Came yesterday in pain, percussion, palpation, treatment done 2 years ago. According to the patient was a vital case. It’s not his own dentist who performed the endodontic

August 30, 2011 News Endodontics

Eh,what’s up doc? Part Deux – starring Charlie Sheen

by ken

You are ALL encouraged to contribute cases to this blog……in excess of 16k dentists in this country – with the Internet, that’s a veritable treasure trove of learning to share and care. Begin forwarded message: From: Roberto Cristescu <cristescu.roberto.04@gmail.com>Date: August

August 30, 2011 News Endodontics

Eh, what’s up doc?

by ken

I seem to be unable to stimulate clinical case reports from our editorial board or from the dentists, all three of you, that read this blog, thus, you’re stuck with endo and my beloved ROOTERS – it’s as they are

August 23, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

I DON’T THINK SO!!!!!!!!!!

by ken

Recent posting in Dr. Bicuspid referenced an article in August Journal of Endodontics wherein a preponderance of respondees in a survey replied that they would not refer to an endodontist to place implants……….In lieu of a comments reply, thought I’d

August 19, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

Endo Perio Implant Algorithm Redux

by ken

2011-12-12 14:48:21

August 14, 2011 News Endodontics

Yes, there is an endo god and his name is Markus Haapasalo

by ken

For once, the use of files, or new files, or one file, or a twisted file, or a new obturating material, or a Teflon obturation material, or the sealer du jour or the handpiece du jour is not the focus

July 31, 2011 News Endodontics

The Endo Blog – Jason Hales rocks!

by ken

For those interested in superb clinical endodontics, I refer you to www.theendoblog.com, the effort from a young lad in Eretzonia….that’s an inside joke that a few might get.  This unique weblog is an educational tool for dentists, dental students, dental

July 26, 2011 News Endodontics

I love, a’love, a’love my calendar endo, each and every month of the year

by ken

2011-12-12 14:45:28

July 25, 2011 News EndodonticsPathologyPosition paper

Just because it’s a policy statement doesn’t make it accurate, reasonable, logical or appropriate………

by ken

The following comes from the Department of Health in Jolly Olde: This letter from the Chief Dental Officer (England) clarifies the situation with regard to decontamination and re-use of instruments, especially those used in endodontic treatment, in the context of

July 22, 2011 News EndodonticsEvidence based dentistry

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (3)

by ken

Logic, logical progression, critical thinking, comprehensive reasoning…….and all things fall into place. ILLOGICAL BETTER – but no cigar THINK BIO – LOGICALLY Time for comments and questions…….

July 22, 2011 News Endodontics

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (2)

by ken

Just to keep you thinking…………………….. Reasons for failure subsequent to retreatment ·       Incomplete debridement ·       Inadequate apical enlargement ·       Extra-radicular infection ·       Resistant Intra-canal infection (E. faecalis) ·       Root surface biofilm  ·       Foreign body reactions ·       True cyst ·       Non-negotiable