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May 5, 2011 News Cosmetic DentistryEndodonticsRestorative

Coltène/Whaledent announces formation of endodontic business unit

by ken

From Dental Tribune USA – May 5, 2011 Coltène/Whaledent has a long history of manufacturing and selling endodontic products under the Roeko, Hygenic and Whaledent brands. The ParaPost system from Coltène/Whaledent has been dominating the market for more than 50

May 3, 2011 News ElearningEndodontics

Maxillary Molar Microsurgery

by ken

From Antonis Chaniotis antch@otenet.gr Antonis graduated from the University of Athens Dental School in 1998. In 2003 he completed the three-year postgraduate program in Endodontics at the University of Athens Dental School. He is a clinical instructor affiliated with the

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

Figure 21 - Recall (1-year) radiograph showing complete healing
May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

How Apical Enlargement Facilitates Irrigation

by Justin Kolnick, DDS

INTRODUCTION Instruments shape and irrigants clean, right? That may sound good as an advertising slogan but we have to dig a bit deeper for the whole truth. There is a widely held belief that most endodontic failures are caused by

Figure 17 - Completed obturtaion courtesy Dr. Gilberto Debelian, Norway.
May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Warm Gutta Percha Revisited:

by Sam Kratchman, DMD

Classic Technique meets New Technology

Dr. Carlos Ochoa, specialist in endodontics, graduated from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogota) in 1994.  A graduate of the Endodontology program at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in 1997. Professor of graduate and Post Graduate of Endodontics, Ex Director of Endodontic Post Graduate program from 2001-2005, and visiting lecturer at graduate endodontic programs in Mexico and Costa Rica. He has directed numerous research projects and maintained a private practice in Bogota, Colombia, until 2009. Since 2010, he has been teaching endodontics at the University of Saskatchewan where he also maintains a private practice.
May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Endodontic Irrigation:

by Carlos Ochoa, DDS, Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

A Tidal Wave For Success

May 1, 2011 Feature DentistryEndodontics


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

April 7, 2011 News EndodonticsPain management

It’s a Mythtery to me

by ken

Want to take advantage of the Mobile Me cloud to share two of the more important articles I know to address Endodontic Pain as it relates to antibiotics and effective therapeutic regimens.  Because a blog goes viral, I’d urge you

April 5, 2011 News Dental ethicsEndodontics

Endodontic Parousia – Nullius in Verba Redux

by ken

The intent of this “article/op-ed/editorial” piece is to see if I can finally shake loose those of you who read this blog, spend time on it and yet don’t post……….the point of this “MASHUP” is to engender “discovery” of information,

April 4, 2011 News AnaesthesiaEndodontics

Effectiveness of Supplemental Cervical Plexus Anesthetic Technique for Achieving Anesthesia in Mandibular Molars With Irreversible Pulpitis

by ken

D. Uzbelger-Feldman et al The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a supplemental injection utilizing the improved intraoral cervical plexus anesthetic technique in mandibular posterior teeth diagnosed with irreversible pulpitis when the conventional inferior alveolar nerve

March 31, 2011 News EndodonticsRestorative

Proof – this is pudding – you’re validated

by ken

Just received this in the email moments ago……..have been looking for comments to be posted to this blog as the intention is to take the email blasts we receive from companies which invariably are posted to any number of dental

March 31, 2011 News Endodontics

EndoVac Schoeffel Part III – The Templar Salvation

by ken
March 31, 2011 News Endodontics

EndoVac Part II G. J. Schoeffel – the quest continues

by ken
March 31, 2011 News Endodontics

EndoVac – the Holy Grail? Looking that way….Part I

by ken
March 24, 2011 News Endodontics

Autotransplanation – tooth #4.8 to tooth #4.7

by ken

2011-12-12 13:54:03

March 22, 2011 News Endodontics

We learn by example, not from copywriting

by ken

An initiative is being undertaken at OH to investigate the potential for an ancillary e-journal (working title Clinical eChronicle of Treatment Outcomes).  The intention is to mix clinical images, figure legends, graphics and animations in a case by case presentation

March 18, 2011 News Endodontics

Root canal anatomy – in the blogosphere

by ken

Labours of love are things of wonder and magic, especially if they are directed towards raising the bar and enabling those who visit to see further because they stand on the shoulders of giants.  Interesting factoid; that quote is attributed

March 8, 2011 News Cone beam computed tomographyDigital radiographyEndodonticsTrends in Dental Education

Sinusitis of Dental Origin

by ken

From: Maarten Meire <maartenmeire@gmail.com>Reply-To: ROOTS <roots@ls.rxdentistry.com>Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 20:34:08 +0100To: ROOTS <roots@ls.rxdentistry.com>Subject: [roots] Sinusitis of dental origin Hello Rooters,   Haven’t posted for a while, for the same reasons as Bojidar explained. Now things start to settle (and