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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

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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

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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

July 2, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthProduct Report

The NiTi File Revolution

by Barbara Müller, BSc, MSc, PhD

Nowhere in dentistry is technical progress as rapid as in modern endodontics. The development of flexible nickel-titanium files in the late 1980s created entirely new and hitherto unknown opportunities in the mechanical preparation of root canals. Numerous recent innovations have

June 10, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthOral Surgery

Optimal Canal Disinfection: Concepts, Materials And Evidence-Based Protocols

by Richard Mounce, DDS; David McCarty, DDS

Canal disinfection, controlled memory nickel titanium, CBCT imaging, surgical microscopes, among other advances, have changed the clinical practice of endodontics dramatically in the past 20 years. CBCT provides a three-dimensional pre-operative guide to canal anatomy, which is subsequently interpreted through

May 13, 2019 News EndodonticsNewsOral Health

KaVo Kerr Introduces The Elements E-Motion Endodontic Motor

by KaVo Kerr

KaVo Kerr is excited to introduce the elements™ e-motion endodontic motor with next generation Adaptive Motion technology. The new Adaptive Motion enables higher cutting efficiency, and greater protection against file separation, deformation and transportation. elements™ e-motion also features an intuitive,

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Dynamic Navigation For Orthograde And Retrograde Endodontics

by Kenneth S. Serota, DDS, MMSc

The Evolution of Surgical Navigation Transformative technologies are altering the developmental framework in dentistry. Digital imaging, diagnostics and impressions, the use of computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) for prosthesis fabrication and lasers for soft and hard tissue alterations can achieve degrees

May 7, 2019 Feature CharityCommunity Dental CareDentistryEndodonticsOral Health

8 Days – 8 Communities – 8 Clinics – 4,500 Patients, A typical Bridge To Health Brigade

by Ira Sankiewicz, DDS, BSc; Tina Papacosmas, RRDH

Bridge to Health was founded in 2012 by six passionate health care professionals brought together by a common desire to provide health care to those in tremendous need. In 2013, Bridge to Health set out with their first team and

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Unconventional Implant Placement Through An Impacted Canine: A Five-Year Follow-Up

by Philip M. Walton DDS, MMSc, FRCD(C) US Board Certified, Diplomate of Periodontics

Introduction Amidst various technologies and treatment options for replacement of one’s tooth, dental implants have become the standard of care in present day practice. No longer are we enamoured by the body’s ability to accept an endosseous implant as its

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Endodontic Restorative Harmonic: Part I Access To Apex, Apex To Access

by Kenneth S. Serota, DDS, MMSc

The restoration of endodontically treated teeth (ETT) has been guided historically by anecdotal empiricism rather than biomechanical dynamics. Decisions regarding the configuration of the restoration, the diameter of the post channel and the post and core materials to be used

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Trends Towards Conservative Endodontic Treatment

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

Introduction Consider a new patient who has come to a dental office and undergoes a screening examination. A quick look at any missing teeth may prompt a dentist to ask, why were these teeth lost? While patient responses may be

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Notorious MB2 Canal: How To Find And Treat It

by Manor Haas, DDS, Cer. Endo, MSc(D), FRCD(C)

Introduction One of the most infamous canals we chase in endodontics is the second mesio-buccal (MB2) canal of maxillary molars. It’s often referred to as the “fourth canal” and is one of the most frustrating aspects of maxillary molar root

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Dynamic Endodontic Navigation: A Case Report

by Yosef Nahmias, DDS, MSc

As a child growing up in the sixties, I was a great fan of the famous “Star Trek” television show starring William Shatner. The original series debuted on September 8, 1966. The show tells the tale of the crew of

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Endodontic Engagement: The GP And Endodontist Can Achieve More As A Team

by Brett E. Gilbert, DDS, Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics

The Pulse To truly feel the current pulse in dentistry, you must listen to what other dentists are thinking and saying. Online message boards are a great place to participate in the conversations that dentists are having. These forums give

May 7, 2019 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Choosing Wisely: Fostering Informed Conversations Between Patients And Dentists

by Susan Sutherland, DDS, MSc; Karen Born, PhD

Introduction Earlier this year the Canadian Association of Hospital Dentists joined the Choosing Wisely Canada campaign. Choosing Wisely Canada is the national voice on reducing harm to patients. Modeled on the Choosing Wisely campaign in the United States, an initiative

September 5, 2018 Feature EndodonticsLaser DentistryOral Health

Managing Refractory Endodontic Disease With Radial Apical Cleansing (Report Of Two Clinical Cases)

by Justin Kolnick, DDS

Keywords Refractory endodontic disease, endodontic, radial apical cleansing, Er,Cr:YSGG, diode, laser, biofilm bacteria. Introduction One of the defining attributes of an astute endodontist is the ability to successfully treat refractory endodontic disease. Refractory disease is defined as disease that is