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May 2, 2017 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Improving Predictability of Final Outcomes in Full Mouth Reconstruction

by H. Brian Tuvel, BSc, DDS

Chief Complaint A 35-year-old female patient was referred to our office by her husband on an emergency basis. The veneer on the upper left first premolar had fractured off. At that time all remaining residual cement was removed and the

May 2, 2017 Feature Clinical case reportEndodonticsOral Health

Enhanced Properties of a Classic Material: Clinical Case Report

by Dr. Fábio Duarte da Costa Aznar

Female patient, 47 years old, presented with a clinical picture of extensive iatrogenic perforation of the furcation region of the dental element 36 (Fig. 1), associated with radiographic bone loss, vestibular fistula and pain on palpation. The patient reported history

May 2, 2017 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Pharmacological Management of Dental Caries

by Geoffrey M. Knight, MSc, MBA, PhD, FICD, FADI

Every two years, IDS in Cologne showcases the latest in dental technology and points to the future direction of dentistry. About 75 percent of the products on display this year indulged in high-tech manifestations of operative dentistry that were predicated

May 2, 2017 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

At the Root: You Never Forget Your First

by Les Rykiss, DMD

By Dental tradeshow standards, arguably within North America, either the Chicago Midwinter Dental Meeting, or the Greater New York Meeting would be the largest. In Canada, most likely the Pacific Dental Conference is the largest. Imagine if you will, five

March 31, 2017 News CharityEndodonticsNews

Oral Health’s Dr. Gary Glassman Spreading Smiles in Jamaica

by Robert Sarner, The Times of Israel

If many people in Jamaica are smiling easier today, it’s thanks, in no small part, to Dr. Gary Glassman, a Jewish endodontist in Toronto whose philanthropic work has raised the level of oral health significantly in the Caribbean nation. Each

November 23, 2016 News AnnouncementEndodonticsNews

QuickSplint Now Available Through Three New Distribution Partners

by Oral Health

Orofacial Therapeutics, LP announced today that its premier product, QuickSplint®, will now be available for sale through three new distribution partners: Ultimate Dental, Excellence in Endodontics, and Surgical Tools, Inc. QuickSplint is an interim dental splint that can be fabricated

November 18, 2016 News CancerCharityEndodonticsNews

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics Raised More Than $13,000 for “Pink Week”

by Dentsply Sirona

Dentsply Sirona Endodontics raised more than $13,000 for charity in Tulsa during the company’s cancer awareness “Pink Week” Oct. 31-Nov. 4. Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation

July 19, 2016 News EndodonticsOral Health

NYU College of Dentistry Announces New State-of-the-Art Endodontic Clinical Suite

by Jason Logan, Dentsply Sirona

New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), in collaboration with Dentsply Sirona, the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, is proud to announce a new, fully equipped endodontic clinical suite that will employ the most advanced educational

July 5, 2016 News DentalEndodonticsMaterials & TechnologyOral HealthOrthodonticsPreventive DentistryProsthodonticsRestorativeRestorative Dentistry

Christof Bissdorf Appointed as Vice President and General Manager, Dentsply Sirona Canada

by Dentsply Sirona

A new manager has been appointed for the Canadian location of the dental market leader following the merger of DENTSPLY and Sirona in February 2016: Christof Bissdorf brings with him a wealth of experience in the dental sector. Dentsply Sirona

June 28, 2016 News DentalDental HygieneEndodonticsOral SurgeryRestorative Dentistry

Brasseler USA® Honored with 2016 Manufacturer’s Safety Award from Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce

by Brasseler USA®

Brasseler USA®, a leading manufacturer of innovative, quality dental instrumentation, was recently honored with the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 Manufacturer’s Safety Award at its annual Business Expo & Awards Banquet held at the Hilton Savannah DeSoto on Thursday,

May 16, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

JDIQ Prepares To Host Over 13,000 Delegates from Around the World

by Oral Health

The 46th Annual meeting of the Ordre des dentistes du Québec will take place this spring May 27th to 31st at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. Billed has Canada’s largest dental meeting in 2015, over 13,000 delegates from around

May 16, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

The Answers to your Painful Questions: Discussing the Various Nature of the Pain that the Dental Practitioner Experiences

by Mahmoud Zaerian, DC, CSCS, BA (Kin)

When it comes to pain and dental professionals we know two things. One, pain is almost inevitable, due to the taxing nature of the job on the body; and two, that common imaging studies (X-rays and MRIs) often do not

May 16, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Know Your Apical Limit – The Value of Modern Apex Locators in the Dental Practice

by Carlos Alberto Spironelli Ramos, DDS, MS, PhD

The clinical practice of endodontics is subject to some paradoxes. One of these paradoxes involves examining the apical extent in order to evaluate root canal debridement and filling. The conventional assessment method evaluates the result of the endodontic treatment by

May 11, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

The Cracked Tooth: Diagnosis and Management

by Geoffrey L. Sas, BMSc, DDS, FRCD(C)

Cracked teeth present both diagnostic and restorative challenges to any dentist. A cracked tooth can present with varied signs and symptoms based on the location and extent of the crack, which can be difficult to determine and visualize. Treatment of

May 11, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Quality of Class II Cavity Preparations Performed by Preclinical Students With and Without Magnifying Loupes

by Akshay Satwik, Undergraduate Student; Prasanna Neelakantan, MDS, Assistant Professor

Introduction The objective of preclinical dental training of undergraduate students is focused towards orientation, improvisation of performance and spatial perception of learners. These abilities combined with application of preclinical training to clinical practice are essential.1 Preclinical training offers enhancement of

Current Clinical Practices in Root Canal Irrigation Among Canadian Endodontists
May 11, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Current Clinical Practices in Root Canal Irrigation Among Canadian Endodontists

by Isabel Mello, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C); Rodrigo Sanches Cunha, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C); Dieter J. Schönwetter, BTh, BA (Honors), MA, PhD

ABSTRACT Purpose: Several aspects of irrigation have recently changed due to extensive research in the area. Research demonstrating preferences in irrigation practices among endodontists is limited, therefore, this study sought to assess current practices in root canal irrigation among endodontists

May 10, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

The Comparison Of Root Canal Cleanliness After The Application Of Three Systems Of Machine Instruments – In Vitro Study

by Wojciech Wilkoński, MD PhD; Bartłomiej Karaś, DDS, Lidia Jamróz-Wilkońska, MD, PhD; Jerzy Krupiński, MD, PhD; Janusz Opiła, ScD

ABSTRACT The aim of this paper was to analyse the cleanliness of root canals prepared with the use of Revo-S, ProTaper Next and Twisted Files Adaptive instruments. After preparation and thorough irrigation, the roots were notched transversally and split into

May 4, 2016 Feature DentistryEndodontics

Twisted Files and Adaptive Motion Technology: A Winning Combination for Safe and Predictable Root Canal Shaping

by Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C); Gianluca Gambarini, MD, DDS; Sergio Rosler, DDS, MSc

The ultimate goal of endodontic treatment is the prevention and/or treatment of apical periodontitis, such that there is complete healing and absence of infection1 while the overall long-term goal is the placement of a definitive, clinically successful restoration and preservation

May 3, 2016 Feature DentistryEditorialEndodontics

Still Looking for MB2: Endodontic Nirvana

by Dr. Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C) and Dr. Ian Watson, DDS, MScD, FRCD(C)

Finding the Holy Grail. Grabbing the Brass Ring. Finding the MB2 canal in maxillary molars! Pie in the sky? We think not! With all the technological advances that have occurred in dentistry, certainly in endodontics, the biologic objectives have remained

April 4, 2016 News Dental CAD/CAMDentistryEndodonticsGeneral PracticeOral Health

Dentsply Sirona Announces the Lineup of Endodontic Specialists Speaking at SIROWORLD in Orlando

by Oral Health

Clinical speakers and agenda for the endodontic track confirmed for the largest educational festival in digital dentistry Charlotte, N.C. – Dentsply Sirona, The Dental Solutions Company™, released the endodontic track’s agenda* for SIROWORLD: The Ultimate Dental Meeting in Orlando, Florida. Commencing Aug.