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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

July 22, 2011 News Endodontics

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX (1)

by ken

The big picture objective is to use the “COMMENTS” section to begin an engagement or discussion at which point, I can harass the BIZ GROUP for the long dreamed of BLOG DISCUSSION FORUM and engage all the editorial consultants and

July 22, 2011 News Endodontics

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures REDUX

by ken

Just checking to see if anyone of the three regulars was paying attention……..this is a teaser, does not include the firecat from the Cat Steven’s album of long memory, but we’re experimenting remember……… Do some GOOGLE on this image and

July 22, 2011 News Endodontics

Retreatment of failing endodontic procedures

by ken

I’ve been giving a great deal of thought about why some folks glom onto the blogosphere and others could care less. There is no question that Facebook is an acquired taste and it’s possible that GOOGLE + will give it

July 17, 2011 News Endodontics

Carrier based obturator removal techniques

by ken

In anticipation of the introduction of MyDentalChronicles to www.oralhealthjournal.com, I thought it might be purposeful to demonstrate what I’m asking others to do. Apical lesion evident 1.5 Dots and associated lines (from top to bottom) 1. true cyst 2. foreign

July 13, 2011 News Endodontics

Mechanism of Action of Calcium and Hydroxyl Ions of Calcium Hydroxide on Tissue and Bacteria ‘or’ THE MAGIC WHITE POWDER

by ken

The use of calcium hydroxide as an interim therapeutic agent for all endo cases other than vital cases remains a political football. I encourage you to visit the link below and make up your own mind. Image via Wikipedia http://blackstar.forp.usp.br/bdj/t0262.html Related

July 10, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyEndodontics

Sagittal, Axial, Coronal, again, Sagittal, Axial, Coronal

by ken

From our friends at the Endo Blog –  THURSDAY,JULY 7, 2011 Evaluation of #2 for Retreatment, CBCT Revisited. I want to thank Dr. Hales for the introduction and for inviting me to contribute here on the Endoblog. I’ve been following

June 23, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

Download me bubbelah!

by ken

2011-12-12 14:39:11

June 15, 2011 News Endodontics

DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties introduces WaveOne reciprocating file system

by ken

From Dentistry IQ – June 14, 2011 “Single file shaping of an entire root canal system may sound like a myth to some…… Nuff sed…Read more Related articles Endodontic Parousia – Nullius in Verba Redux (blogohj.oralhealthjournal.com) Drilling away at dental

June 4, 2011 News Endodontics

Veritas; In the realm of the philosopher kings

by ken

Please bear with me re; this particular blog entry. It is an experimental model for future design parameters of both clinical and op-ed pieces on the winds of change in dentistry. As well, it is hoped that it can in

May 28, 2011 News Dental TraumaEndodonticsImplantology

Expasyl – the concept of extrapolation makes good sense

by ken

Had the occasion to chat with Dr. Jordan Soll a while back and for some reason, the subject of his use of Expasyl came up. It’s primary purpose is for tissue retraction. As I listened to him describe it’s value,

May 27, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantologyTrends in Dental Education

Full Fathom Five – The Endo Implant Algorithm

by ken

Time to make this blog a tad and smidge more erudite……thus, in terms of reference for the Endodontic Implant Algorithm – the removal of tooth when all is lost, I shall quote from Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Full fathom five thy

May 23, 2011 News Endodontics

I been workin’ on the Clinical eChronice; to the tune of “Dina won’t ya blow…”

by ken

A gift from a colleague in Brazil – Leandro A. P. Pereira – Professor of Specialization and Master in Endodontics at Sao Leopoldo Mandic Dental School Master of Science Pharmacology, Anesthesiology and Therapeutics UNICAMP Specialist in Endodontics and Inhalation Sedation.

May 20, 2011 News EndodonticsEvidence based dentistryInnovations in dentistryMarketing strategiesNew Technologies

Veritas – If it seems too good to be true, it most likely is.

by ken

All I want is the truth, just gimme some truth – John Lennon (1940 – 1980) Endodontics is once again careening towards technologic revisionism – and the marketing by the companies veers as always towards corporate hegemony and their advocates